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Fresh Breath for Fido

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As soon as I walked in the door from an exhausting day on the road, my son runs up to me and says, hardly able to contain himself, “We’re dog sitting for Mister Nate!” I won’t lie. That’s not what I heard, at least not on the first go. What I actually heard sounded a […]

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New Drone Video: DJi Mavic Pro

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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Chromium 6…Are You Drinking It?

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve heard about chromium 6 (AKA hexavalent chromium) being detected in over 75% of 60,000+ samples of drinking water tested nationwide. The tests were required of water utilities throughout the U.S. by the EPA. Samples were taken between 2013 and 2015, with estimates suggesting over 200 million+ Americans […]

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The 3 Most Realistic Bug Out Shelters For Average Joes

(Written by Dan www.TheDailyPrep.com) Let’s face it, if you’re a prepper, you’ve probably spent a fair amount of time thinking about the concept of a bug out shelter. It’s something that’s frequently talked about, and debated over. Often times people envision it as a stronghold in the middle of a remote mountain range that nobody […]

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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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The Black Berkey® Primer 101

Black Berkeys are the strongest gravity-fed water purification elements in the world. This is because of their “secret formula” and construction. Because their formula is proprietary, there’s not much to discuss about their ingredients. But, we can definitely talk about their construction. They are considered a carbon block-style filtration element. Compressed coconut-shell carbon forms the main […]

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The Benefits of Hydrolyzed Collagen

Did you know that collagen is the largest and most abundant protein in our bodies? That’s right. In fact, collagen is the key component in the wonderful structural material that makes up our: • Arteries • Bones • Digestive Tract • Heart • Joints • Kidney • Ligaments • Liver • Lungs • Muscles • […]

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