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Why You Should Always Place A Coin In The Freezer Before Leaving The House

Food poisoning is no joke. Unfortunately, many people are unaware of how fresh the food in their fridge and freezer are when they return home from a long trip or vacation. If the power went out for a day or two (sometimes a few hours will do the trick), meats and other temperamental products could defrost and go bad.

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Poverty Prepping: Getting Ready With Less Than $10,000 a Year

Budget gas, groceries, rent, savings, insurance, bus fare, fun. Whatever you need to pay for each paycheck, budget. Write how much you can spend, on each item and only spend that much. Seriously. For people like me the most important things are going to be rent, and gas/transportation to make my next check.

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Why This Winter Could Be The Perfect Storm For a SHTF Emergency – 10 Must Have Preps

So what does this have to do with winter? Everything. Everything you can imagine. All the supplies in the world won’t do you any good if you have no way to heat your home, cook your food, and stay warm at night. Hope all of your home-canning supplies and provisions are in wide-mouth Mason jars.

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This Plant Could Be One Of The Best Defenses Against The Zika Virus

Society for Science reports that Paul Lumabao was researching the types of plants that produce extracts which contain natural insecticides, and discovered one that was local to him. The San Francisco plant is not only beautiful, it kills the larvae of the mosquito which can carry everything from the Zika virus to dengue.

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Prepping for Wildfires/Prevent Wildfires

Think about storing small amounts of gear, food, and water along your evacuation (bug out routes) and around the local area. Think about how to find them if a big fire has gone through or a big old nuclear bomb has gone off. It is always good to split your stores and always great to be able to dig up a few days supplies as you move away from danger.

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SHTF In Movies: “Lost, Wrecked and Left Alone to Survive”

Many of them are pure survival films after being lost in the wilderness, others are prepper-minded but all are thought provoking and depict the kind of desperate scenarios that may well occur someday.
Obviously there are plenty of things in the average Hollywood flick that are ridiculous and far from accurate when it comes to real-life disaster scenarios.

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