Category Archive: Survival

How To Tie the Ultimate, All-Purpose Knot

 How To Tie the Ultimate, All-Purpose Knot The knot creates a loop of rope that can be used to secure a tent, make a snare, or for any of a thousand other purposes. Hold the line in one hand and the end in another. Loop the end over the line to create a loop and …

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How To Make an Aluminum Can Lamp For Light And Heating Water

How To Make an Aluminum Can Lamp For Light And Heating Water Inspired by an article I saw the other day i went on the hunt for some DIY projects for old aluminum cans. According to the author of that article, Del Gideon, the Vietnamese used to make these lamps back during the war. You can …

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Homes Built Using 100 Pallets

Homes Built Using 100 Pallets According to the U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants, there are over 30 million refugees in the world that all need some were to live.There are 700 million wooden shipping palates produced each year in the United States – Of this 700 million, 150 million Get thrown away each year. But one project aims to bring …

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12 Frugality Lessons from the Great Depression

12 Frugality Lessons from the Great Depression The Great Depression was a time of hunger, homelessness, and despair. Our country was in dire straights with over 25% of the population reportedly out of work. Through absolute necessity, being frugal was a way of life and survival in every sense of the word. There are many …

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Over 60 Shelters You Can Make From A Tarp

Over 60 Shelters You Can Make From A Tarp Do you have a way to keep warm if you find yourself in a sudden rainstorm when camping? You can make any number of shelters depending on the materials you have available. If you have a simple tarp or perhaps a military poncho, then all you …

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11 Places You Can Find Free Land In The USA

11 Places You Can Find Free Land In The USA We all dream of having the off grid life, well most of us do anyway :). Some communities are giving away free land. What’s the catch yo may ask. Well the catch is you have to agree to build a house and live in it. …

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