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Reduce False Alarms with Your Home Security System

I am sure our readers have heard about the familiar story of the boy who cried wolf and what happens to someone when they raise false alarms. This however, is not child’s play, and false alarms can cost millions and put significant strain on police resources. One common problem with false alarms is that it can make the homeowner hesitant to use their home security system and that is exactly what any burglar wants. If…

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How to Catch Pigeons and Other birds in Your Own Backyard

Today I wanted to share a video with you all that I found over on AskaPrepper.com that will show you an absolutely fantastic way of catching pigeons and other birds in your backyard. I love this setup and it seems so simple to make. All you need is some wire and some wood, a bucket, a water bottle and some form of cordage and you have one heck of a trap. The design is simple…

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How to Recharge Standard Alkaline Batteries

Did you know that instead of heading out and keep buying new alkaline batteries you could just recharge the ones that you already have? There are risks with doing this. Any time that you recharge a non-rechargeable battery it can cause the production of gas within the battery. This can lead to very high pressures being created inside which can potentially cause the battery to leak, or even explode. This is why it says “Do…

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How to Build a Spring Spear Trap (Be Careful)

Before I begin I just want to say that if you plan on building this spring spear trap, please be incredibly careful. They are very dangerous and you certainly don’t want to be on the wrong side of one. Use common sense and when the tension is pulled, do NOT stand in front of the spear. The spear of these traps is propelled at an incredible speed and force. Because of this, do not use…

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Why Heirloom Seeds Matter

I am sure that you have seen on many preparedness and survival websites that it is recommended that you choose heirloom seeds over hybrid seeds but why is this? Why does it matter what seeds you grow as long as you get the food you want at the end of it? As more people are gaining knowledge about heirloom seeds their popularity is slowly growing and that needs to continue. One misconception that a lot…

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