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New Drone Video: DJi Mavic Pro

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What does new tech (especially in the form of compact-drone video technology) have to do with survival, prepping, homesteading, and self-reliance? Well, good question. While you’re pondering that, this video of the coolest drone I’ve seen to date is now at over 2.2 million views since being uploaded yesterday! That’s insane! In terms of what […]

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That’s What It’s All A-Sprout

Fodder…ever heard of it? Yeah, no. Not “fodder” as in cannon fodder, you know, the expendable lives in battles and wars. I’m talking about the fodder that grows when you sprout seeds and feed that to your livestock. Don’t have livestock? OK. Ever eaten a pita “sandwich” with Alfalfa?…never? I hadn’t heard of fodder until […]

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$25,000 Off Grid House – New Project From Open Building Institute

Self-sufficiency is all about controlling the variables, and unfortunately, modern-day housing has become one variable that’s very hard to control. But what if you could build a truly grid-independent home, for $25,000? And what if it could be done in 5 days? Well, that’s exactly what Marcin Jakubowski and the folks at Open Building Institute are doing. Marcin, […]

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DIY Lip Balm!

The winter chill can zap your body’s hydration, especially if you don’t take in enough water. Chapped lips are everything but fun. Here’s a DIY lip balm that has simple ingredients and is fun to make…click on the image below or the link below it: Beautylish.com/a/vxviy/lip-balm-recipe

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Tiny Survival Kits

Tiny Survival Kits you can fit in your pocket

What would you keep in your tiny survival kits? Question for you, can almost everything you’ll need to survive an emergency fit into an Altoids can or something of similar size?  Well, we found six different versions of survival kits that meet that description over at  tis-eventide.com. Each one has it owns unique list of […]

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72 Hour Survival Kit

If You Don’t Put Together Your 72 Hour Survival Kit Now You’ll Hate Yourself Later!

  Do you have a 72 Hour Survival Kit? Guest Post by M.D. Creekmore from www.thesurvivalistblog.net This short modified excerpt is from my book 31 Days to Survival – this would also make a good bug out bag packing list, with a few modifications… As with any “prepping shopping list” you’ll need to tailor the suggestions listed below […]

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Dry Canning

Dry Canning I’ve bottled peaches, jams, apple pie filling but it has never occurred to me before that I can use my Mason jars to bottle dry goods. Sure, store my rice in beans in sealed #10 cans for long term storage, but that requires special equipment to make the cans airtight. But at The […]

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