How to Prevent and Put Out a Grease Fire

It takes only a matter of seconds for a grease fire to get out of hand and in order to stop them, it takes some quick thinking on your part. A grease fire occurs when the oil gets too hot leading to it igniting. Different oils burn at different temperatures (called the flash point), but every oil you can buy is capable of catching on fire. Never attempt to put out a grease fire with water. You…

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Making Tea from Wild Plants

How to Make Tea from Wild Plants

There are a number of great tasting teas (that don’t come in little bags), that you can make yourself from plants that you may come across. During this guide, we are going to be looking at making tea with the following 6 plants: Birch Red Clover Ground Ivy Dandelions Nettles Pine Needles and Spruce Tip Before heading out to forage for supplies to make your next brew, I recommend that you invest in a good…

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Predicting Weather the Old Fashioned Way

Predicting Weather the Old Fashioned Way

We haven’t always been able to switch the TV or radio on to know what the weather holds for us that day. Even now that we can, it isn’t always reliable. There were times however, when people could predict the weather by simply looking at the sky, smelling the air, and looking for other signs that we are going to be looking at here. Look to the Skies It becomes easy habit nowadays to have…

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How to Escape from Duct Tape

How to Escape from Duct Tape

Duct tape is one of the strongest, most versatile adhesives out there with a variety of uses. Due to the versatility and strength of duct tape, it has become a common way for a criminal to restrain their victim. The great news is that in order to escape from duct tape, you don’t need to be a bodybuilder and size doesn’t count. There are actually only three steps involved: Raise your arms above your head Swing…

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Starting an Emergency Fund

How to Start an Emergency Fund

We all know that emergencies happen unexpectedly. By being prepared before the emergency, you can greatly reduce the stress at the time. Many people live by the “it will never happen to me” thought and so the thought of starting an emergency fund never crosses their mind. The fact is, not one of us knows what the future holds for us. Your emergency fund is not for saving up for your next vacation or new…

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