11 Best Wild Edible Plants Found In The USA

11 Best Wild Edible Plants Found In The USA
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best wild edible plants in USAWhen forced into wilderness survival mode…knowing a few common edible plants and flowers is extremely valuable knowledge.

Heck, most of these might even make it into your kitchen on a regular basis, but if fate hands you a raw deal, look for these best wild edible plants to help sustain…. [Read more…]

Water Purification Tablets: Don’t Bug Out Without Them

Water Purification Tablets: Don’t Bug Out Without Them
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2 Packs of Water Purification TabletsIn the “Rime of the Ancient Mariner,” poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge spoke of water being all around, but there was not any to drink.

The reference is to the salt water of the ocean that surrounded ancient mariners who could be at sea longer than their freshwater supplies lasted.

The same fate may face those in a crisis situation such as a natural disaster where there is water all around, but none of it is safe to drink. [Read more…]

Best Survival Foods: The Must Have Non-Perishables

Best Survival Foods: The Must Have Non-Perishables
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Piles of Beans - Best Survival FoodsEven with plenty of advanced warning, monstrous winter storms cause havoc when people realize that they need to be stocked in case the power goes out.

At that point, you inventory your food in your head and realize that pickles and frozen, uncooked, burgers won’t work in this type of emergency. You might rush to the store after work, but by then it’s too late. [Read more…]

Emergency Survival Kits: Short and Long Term

Emergency Survival Kits: Short and Long Term
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Emergency Survival KitsImagine getting up one morning and finding the world to be a changed place.

A natural disaster has left you and your surrounding area without electricity, heat, water, or access to a grocery store or any other means of acquiring food.

You have no idea how long the emergency will last.

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Items That Must Be In Your Survival First Aid Kits

Items That Must Be In Your Survival First Aid Kits
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Survival First Aid KitsWhether stranded in the wild or stuck inside due to a disaster situation, there are specific needs that must be taken care of to survive. The obvious needs of food and water should be prepared for ahead of any catastrophe as should medical needs.

While most expect to store the basics, many may overlook the array of materials needed for complete survival first aid kits. If you feel you have stored excessive items, remember that your best chance of surviving is to have items you don’t need rather than needing items and not having them. [Read more…]

Best Survival Water Filters and Not The “As Seen On TV” Sort

Best Survival Water Filters and Not The “As Seen On TV” Sort
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Best Survival Water Filter - Life StrawThe ground stops rumbling.

It is the moments after a horrible disaster.

The radio in your quaint little cabin only reports static on every frequency. Even your old multi-band scanner, which sweeps the emergency bands, produces no updates.

Your wife and kids are huddled up on the couch waiting to hear the news, but still nothing but perpetual static.

This is the moment you have been preparing for. [Read more…]

Best Survival Gear List For Those Who Plan To Bug Out

Best Survival Gear List For Those Who Plan To Bug Out
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The Best Survival Backpack Gear Laid Out On A TableIt doesn’t matter why you want to be prepared, or what you’re preparing for.

Maybe you’re worried about the Yellowstone Caldera, otherwise know as the Yellowstone Supervolcano.

Is there a comet out there aiming for earth?

Are we humans stupid enough to engage in mutually assured annihilation? [Read more…]