Category Archives: Survival

Stinky Animals

Oops, I meant to title this “Animal Instincts”. Oh, well – maybe that was one of those Freudian slip-ups. I dunno…We all are animals, right? Mammals? Sure we are. We all have fur, a self-regulating body temperature – and our females have mammary glands (that’s boobs for those of you who don’t normally think in […]

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Winter Backpacking Tips

Winter backpacking can mean your footprints are the only ones out there. That adds to the beauty of the experience, but also to the danger. Alone and in a cold enviroment, it’s important to know what to do in an emergency. Learning a few basic cold weather survival skills can save your life.Fire MakingImagine slipping […]

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Disasters Change Lives Forever

In the year 2005, natural disasters killed over 25,000 people and caused $57.7 billion in damage worldwide. Besides the obvious, direct impact of natural disasters (such as a tornado destroying a house), there are usually many indirect effects. Although these effects may be less obvious, they are often times more costly and can add years […]

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The Survival Kit For Pregnancy Dresses

During the 9 months of pregnancy, many would-be mothers keep repeating the same mistakes over and again. Here is a survival checklist for all first-time mothers so that your pregnancy wardrobe is stylish and comfortable without pinching your wallet. While shopping for your pregnancy dresses, ensure that you keep this checklist handy.All pregnancy dresses should […]

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Buying Tips When You’re Camping

PlanUnless you have an unlimited budget, a camping trip is not something where you can get everything at once without a bit of planning. Research where you will be going, the conditions that will be present and the climate. Make a list of all the supplies you will need and determine what items you have […]

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Prepared for the 2006 Storm Season?

The 2006 hurricane season is expected to be an active one. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA) predicts 13 to 16 storms including up to six major hurricanes. Accuweather has a similar outlook, predicting one in six Americans could be directly impacted. President Bush and the NOAA are warning people to be prepared following […]

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What Are Disaster Recovery Templates And How Do They Help?

Understanding the Need for Disaster Recovery TemplatesAll around the world, the weather has been proving to be strong and unpredictable. From a tsunami to hurricanes and earthquakes, just about every corner of the world has been impacted by unpredictable weather. For this reason, many individuals, families, and communities are realizing the need for disaster recovery […]

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Must Haves for Your Outdoor Survival Kit

If you are planning a trek through the wilderness, or simply want to be prepared, it is a good idea to have a survival kit. Each survival kit should be personalized to meet your individual needs, as well as, suit the particular environment where you will be traveling.Many outdoor survival kits are available on the […]

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10 Helpful Abilities You Can Trade in a Crisis

IntroductionWhen most people think about bartering, they limit themselves to thinking about what goods they can give away. That’s fine as far as it goes; but there is an inherent risk in bartering goods in a crisis situation. That is that others might get the idea that you have something they need and decide to […]

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How to Shop Food Long-Term without Putridity

Many food that you purchase in the grocery shop is just packaged to last a couple of months up to a year. Food processors and makers do not trouble with the included expenditure of product packaging it for long-lasting storage since a lot of individuals do not keep food around for extremely long.This indicates that […]

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