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What States Are NOT the Best Choice for a Survival Situation? The Answers Are Surprising!

What States Are NOT the Best Choice for a Survival Situation? The Answers Are Surprising!

Knowing where to live from the perspective of a survival incident and its aftermath is a tricky question. The United States has a lot of very diverse states whose approach to natural and manmade disasters varies. Some states have great infrastructure but very little in emergency services. Other states have a great emergency management system,

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Safe Fuel Storage for Long-Term Survival

Dependency on combustible fuels is something every serious prepper must address. Ideally, your bug-out plan will lead you to a situation where you can afford to drastically limit your reliance on all fuels, but post-catastrophe fuel-budgeting is a topic for another time. For now, let’s assume that there are two main types of fuel storage


Missing WWII Relic Found in Lake After Nearly 50 Years

As preppers, we often love reading about history, since it’s from history that we have learned not to repeat the same mistakes of the past. We also have learned how to thrive and survive in the present. Even if a catastrophic situation should arise, we can look to the past and think about how it

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The Top 16 Most Dangerous Animals in the World

1. Rattlesnake According to the San Diego Zoo, rattlesnakes can handle high elevation and are found everywhere from sea level to 11,000 feet (3,353 m). Rattlesnakes are predators that live in many habitats where they hunt small animals such as birds and rodents. Rattlesnakes are the leading cause of snakebite injuries in North America. However,

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Deadly Animals Survivalists Should Avoid At All Costs

If you’re like most people, “the most dangerous animals in the world” brings to mind the large, savage predators that dominate the top of the food chain. The phrase, “lions and tigers and bears, oh my!” comes to mind as you picture a huge beast with sharp claws and teeth…maybe a snarling grizzly bear? That