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Is Boiling Water Necessary to Make it Safe to Drink? Here Are the Facts!

Is Boiling Water Necessary to Make it Safe to Drink? Here Are the Facts!

It is pretty much accepted that boiling water is the only non-chemical way to treat water and make it safe for consumption by humans. While this certainly is true, it is also overkill for the sake of an easily recognized symbol. The reality is most pathogens die much sooner in heated water than the 202

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How to Predict the Weather with Clouds

If a person is an avid fisherman, particularly if they typically fish on lakes, ponds or the ocean, chances are they are pretty good at predicting the weather. Or rather, they are probably pretty good at looking at an electronic radar image, gauging how fast a storm is moving across the image’s map and predicting

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Basic Survival Skills Everyone Should Master

Every survival situation demands a slate of skills that you could use on a daily basis, but you probably do not use them every day. They are skills that kick into action when under crisis – after a major storm or earthquake, during a home invasion or when scrambling for your very survival. These skills

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