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Honey For Wound Healing – Nature’s Miracle Drug

Honey is truly an amazing resource and humans from the beginning of civilization utilized the sweet substance for a multitude of uses … not just a sweet treat. And it’s great for preppers to stock up on because it doesn’t go bad. It may crystallize but pure honey has no expiration date. This past summer […]

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Where to Buy and Why to Stock Paracord For Survival

Paracord is one of those multi-purpose items – like duct tape – that all preppers and survivalists should keep on hand. Bet MacGyver would have loved him some paracord … So we’re going to talk about why you should buy paracord and where to buy it. It’s light-weight, high-strength, compact size, and low cost make […]

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West Africa Ebola Outbreak: Is It ‘out of control’?

According to Dr. Bart Janssens from Doctors Without Borders … the Ebola outbreak in West Africa is ‘out of control’. Since March there have been around 600 cases, and approximately 350 deaths. In the past Ebola outbreaks have typically limited themselves to small areas. But with deforestation and the increase in population the deadly virus […]

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Survival Scenario: Vehicle Leaves You Stranded in the Desert

In 2002 Roger Sargeant and his family went into the Arizona desert for a leisurely afternoon of target practice and picnicking. After their leisurely day enjoying the beauty of the desert they loaded up in the truck and headed home. As the sunset dipped past the horizon, and the terrain darkened they missed a turn […]

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Super Deadly Pandemic Warning: Is This The End … Again?

The deadly MERS virus, or Middle East Respiratory Syndrome has its first confirmed case in the United States. This virus is known to kill 1 out of every 3 people it infects. This could be a severe deadly pandemic. An infected health worker based out of Saudi Arabia arrived in the United States and visited […]

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When and How to use a Tourniquet

Injury is not something anyone likes to deal with. However, they happen and you need to know how to save the life of a loved one. Extremity bleeding can quickly cause shock and death. When pressure bandages and pressure points fail to control bleeding, another option is available. The Tourniquet In last year’s article by […]

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An Empty Bladder Aids in Cold-Weather Survival

Something recently caught my attention online – a debate between survivalist on the issue of emptying your bladder. The notion that holding warm urine in, and not relieving yourself will aid in keeping you warm is wrong. There are several reasons to make sure you keep yourself relieved in the extreme cold: Energy Conservation Conserving […]

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