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How to Build a Rain Barrel for Off Grid Living

The majority of survivalists understand how important it is to conserve as much as possible and utilize survival resources when and where they are found. That includes rainwater, which if you think of it, is an easy source of water that most of us completely ignore every time it rains. Collecting rainwater to water a


Activated Carbon: How to Make and Use it for Survival

Activated Carbon is charcoal that has been treated to increase its absorption properties. It is used in virtually every home in North America in some form and has many industrial, home and medical and environmental purposes. Those include removing organic impurities in plating processes (industrial,) treating some poisonings and overdoses (medical) and as an absorption


8 Hiking Hacks That Are Game Changers for Survivalists

Who doesn’t love a good hike. Getting outdoors and enjoying a nice hike while exploring new destinations and the great outdoors is a lot of fun. It’s also rejuvenating for the soul. Plus let’s not forget that while hiking you get to work on your survival skills – you can’t beat that! Whether you’re a beginner


Emergency Power Alternatives Made Easy

Do you know what your family would do during a massive power outage? If you don’t already have a plan in place, now is the time to start planning. Tornadoes, hurricanes, earthquakes, and geomagnetic storms are just four examples of things that can cause power outages. Although most power outages are manageable, more serious power