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Primitive Technology: Wood Ash Cement

I developed an experimental cement from made only from re-fired wood ash as its cementitious material. It was mixed with crushed terracotta as an...
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How To Build A Snow Cave

A T-shaped snow cave is a quick and efficient way to protect yourself from even the worst winter storm. Locate a...
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Make A Fishing Lure From A Kitchen Spoon

I started making fishing lures many years ago after balking at the price to replace those lost when fishing around rocks, trees and snags. One...
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Find North with Sticks and Shadows – Navigation without a Compass

With a few sticks and abit of sunshine, you can find North, South, East and West. EzPz. You will need: 2 Long sticks, as straight as...

How To Survive A Hurricane: Hurricane Safety Tips

All U.S. Atlantic seaboard and Gulf coastal areas are subject to hurricanes or tropical storms. If you live in a susceptible area, be prepared!...
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7 of The Most Important Survival Skills You Should Know

Whenever you're planning on going outdoors for an extended period of time, it's always good to have a practiced survival skill or two up...
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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...
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Survival Skills: 10 Essential Techniques Every Person Should Know

Survival skills are simple, how to hacks that look good in videos and sound interesting when you show them at parties, but they could...
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The Art Of Getting Found: Emergency Communication Techniques

Signaling is an activity that we do in our everyday lives and is something that most of us take for granted. Whether it be...
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The Ultimate Army Field Guide To Wild Edible Plants

Experts estimate that about 300,000 classified plants grow on the earth’s surface, including many which grow on mountain tops and ocean floors. Of these,...