Category Archive: Survival

DIY Rocket Stove Out Of Stones And Coat Hangers

DIY Rocket Stove Out Of Stones And Coat Hangers The stove won a few Canadian industrial design awards when Liz presented it at Emily Carr University of Art + Design and deserves more. Rocket stoves burn hot and clean, using very little wood or other combustibles.Vancouver industrial designer Liz To has designed a new version for …

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How To Make Your Own Berkey Water Filter

How To Make Your Own Berkey Water Filter The versatile Big Berkey system is the ideal system for use at home with small or medium sized families, travel, outdoor activities or during unexpected emergencies. This powerful system purifies both treated water and untreated raw water from such sources as remote lakes, streams, stagnant ponds and …

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DIY Off-Grid Fire Protection System

DIY Off-Grid Fire Protection System Living off the grid means you may not be close to any fire protection services when there is a fire that is threatening your home or property. A great way to be prepared to put out a fire is to have a protection system set up and ready to go. …

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21 Rain Barrels, Chicken Coops, and Solar Panel Projects To Get You Off The Grid

21 Rain Barrels, Chicken Coops, and Solar Panel Projects To Get You Off The Grid If you are looking to become more self sufficient, some of these rain Barrels, chicken Coops, or Solar Panels projects may just get you off the grid, this truly is a wonderful  collection of awesome do-it-yourself projects. They all contain step …

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How to Wipe Yourself Off the Grid

How to Wipe Yourself Off the Grid If you’re reading this, it’s highly likely that your personal information is available to the public. And while you can never remove yourself completely from the Internet, there are ways to minimize your online footprint. There are lots of reasons to unplug from the grid. And I’m not …

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13 First Aid Myths That Could Get Someone Hurt

13 First Aid Myths That Could Get Someone Hurt It’s critical to know how to navigate a scary situation, without making it even worse. There are so many myths floating around on what to do in case of emergency, but which ones are true? There’s so much misinformation out there when it comes to medicine and healthcare. …

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