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How To Start A Cool-Season Vegetable Garden

Image Credit In late summer or late winter, you may think your vegetable garden is kaput. But if you live in a mild-winter climate you...
Swimming Survival

Toddlers Learn Water Survival Skills

Some children - at a young age - are learning to save their own lives if they were to fall in a pool. For 15...
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Foraging For Wild Food – The Nitty-Gritty On Gathering

Before we step foot into the outdoors and expect to start blindly sampling any colorful fruit and berry we spot, we need to first...
CPR

Hands-Only CPR Can Triple The Chance Of Survival

If someone starts hands-only CPR when that clock starts ticking, the victim's chance of survival triples. When someone's heart stops the clock starts ticking. More...
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How To Create A Natural Remedies Checklist

Each year about this time, I start preparing for the Winter months by making tinctures and elderberry syrup (you can freeze ahead) and other...
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How To Use Bow-Drill To Start A Lifesaving Fire

There have been plenty of stories where people get stranded in the middle of nowhere and go to insane lengths to survive. Since the...
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Water Bottles Left In Car Could Start Fires

Medical professionals always advise us to hydrate on hot days by drinking plenty of water. But fire officials are offering up a different warning...
Making Fire

The Devil Is In The Details

For me, making fire is one of the most important survival skills a person can possess. Along with warmth, it can be used...
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Lost Prevention – Shadow Stick Method Of Determining Direction

In an emergency or survival scenario knowing a few improvised methods of direction finding can save your life. Pick up nearly any survival manual...
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How To Use Your Watch As A Compass

The sun is essential to survival, and not just because its presence keeps the Earth from turning into a frozen wasteland. Brief interruptions of...