• duct tape, duct tape projects, diy survival gear, things to make with duct tape
    Duct Tape: Ultimate Survival Tool?

    Duct tape has become so popular because of its versatility. Ask anyone who is familiar with the polyethylene-coated, pressure-sensitive roll of adhesive about how they have used it and they will tell you about the many ways it...

    • Posted 8 hours ago
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  • ferguson, riots, protests, ferguson missouri, darren wilson, michael brown
    Ferguson Riots: What You Need to Know

    With the Grand Jury’s announcement last night, Ferguson has once again erupted in violence. In case you hadn’t heard, the Grand Jury decided not to indict officer Darren Wilson for the shooting of Michael Brown, deciding that...

    • Posted 22 hours ago
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  • how to start a fire, how to build a fire, fire starting, char cloth
    How to Start a Fire with Char Cloth | Survival Basics

    Throughout most of human history, man has learned that a few necessities can and do make the difference between life and death.  While emergency food stores, stored water, and the need for a good first aid kit...

    • Posted 1 day ago
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  • workplace emergency kit, survival kit, emergency survival kit, disaster preparedness kit
    Emergency Kits for the Workplace | Be Prepared Everywhere

    Most of us have at least one emergency kit, and many of us have more than one. Typically, people keep an emergency kit in their vehicle as well as one (ore more) in their home. But have...

    • Posted 4 days ago
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  • winter storms, winter survival, winter storm survival, cold weather survival, driving in snow, driving on ice
    Winter Storms | How to Stay Warm and Survive

    The recent winter storms have left Buffalo, New York under seven feet of snow and counting. These winter storms can be devastating. Obviously those affected have to deal with cold temperatures, snow and ice, and there’s also...

    • Posted 5 days ago
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  • paracord, paracord projects, diy survival gear, prepper tips, survival tips and tricks
    Paracord: Everything You’ll Ever Need to Know

    Paracord is a prepper’s best friend. It’s strong, versatile, inexpensive, lightweight and easy to carry with you wherever you go. The uses for it are virtually endless. From clothing to furniture to tools and self-defense, there’s a...

    • Posted 6 days ago
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  • power outage, winter power outage, winter storm, emergency preparedness, power grid failure
    Ready your Home for a Power Outage

    Winter hit hard and fast this year. This week, every state in the country has experienced below-freezing weather, and for some there seems to be no end in sight. The folks up in Buffalo, New York are...

    • Posted 1 week ago
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  • Emergency Preparedness | IS 72 Hours Enough?
    Emergency Preparedness | IS 72 Hours Enough?

    For the average citizen, an emergency preparedness kit is a ready-to-use, portable package containing supplies, food and water rations, as well as other vital supplies and equipment for maintaining personal well-being—or, at least, staying alive when forced...

    • Posted 1 week ago
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  • preparedness tips, survival tips, roll with the punches, emergency survival, planning ahead, improvising
    Preparedness Tips | 13 Ways to Roll With the Punches

    Our friend Gaye Levy is back this week with a list of preparedness tips you don’t hear every day. These tips will help you develop a habit of preparedness in every aspect of your life, from your...

    • Posted 1 week ago
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