June 25, 2015

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Aftermath – The Battle Begins

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Aftermath Episode 27 The Battle Begins You can see the full series of this fictional story here. Men rushed by him, taking positions along the road. The .30 caliber machineguns continued to rake the empty buildings along the street. What the hell are they firing at? It was Jason’s first coherent thought. If not for […]

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June 23, 2015

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9 Tips On Collecting Rainwater

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I still remember the feeling of utter joy I used to have every Saturday at around 2 PM when I would take my bath with rainwater that I warmed up myself with nothing but the sun. My grandpa and I (I was 6 at the time) used to take out this huge tin bathtub from […]

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June 19, 2015

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Homesteading Accidents That Will Get You Killed

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According to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) “farm accidents and other work-related health problems claim as many as 1300 lives and cause 120,000 injuries a year, most of which are preventable.” (source) On average, 113 youth (under the age of 20) are killed in farm related accidents per year. (source) By […]

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June 17, 2015

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Become Your Own SHTF Weatherman

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Back before television and radio, cultures throughout the world predicted the weather by watching the signs nature gave them. Plants, insects, animals, and the heavenly bodies all give hints as to what we can expect for the forecast, if only we learn to interpret their subtle clues. Old time farmers watched the signs and seasons […]

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June 10, 2015

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Grow 100% More Food In Half The Space

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How To Grow More Food In Less Space For many people the dilemma of space is a real issue when it comes to growing a significant amount of food. There simply isn’t enough ground to break. When square footage is limited, you’ve gotta start thinking out of the box. Literally! This is where vertical gardening […]

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