How to Siphon Gas from a Vehicle

The time may come when it is necessary to drain the fuel from a car’s gas tank for use elsewhere. Whether you need the gas to power your generator or you need it for your own vehicle, it is a really simple trick that may come in handy during a SHTF scenario. We are going to look at a couple of different methods of siphoning gas from a vehicle but be incredibly careful with the…

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Emergency Food Items With a Long Shelf Life

Using Honey for Treating Burn Wounds

There are many items around the home that can be utilised in our first aid kits and honey is one of them. In fact, honey has plenty of useful ways that it could be used from curing a hangover to getting a better night’s sleep and dealing with anxiety. For thousands of years, it has been valued for the many nutritional and health benefits that it offers. The Ancient Egyptians used medicinal honey as an…

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DIY Raised Garden Beds for Your Survival Garden

Raised garden beds are a great way of growing a wide range of fruit and vegetables which makes them a popular choice for those who wish to start a survival garden. With raised beds you don’t have to worry about your current soil conditions as they may also be used to introduce a different soil type to your garden. Some of the best benefits of raised garden beds include: Better drainage –  soil is raised…

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How to Walk With Confidence and Avoid Becoming a Target

When I write tips for keeping safe when you’re walking, I often say that you should walk with confidence, but what exactly does that mean? How does the way that you walk stop people from singling you out as being weak and vulnerable? People read other people without even really thinking as our body language and the way that we walk can give a lot of information away as to the kind of person we…

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The Health Hazards of Volcanic Ash

Volcanic ash is formed during a volcanic eruption. The tiny ash particles are made up of a mixture of fine rock fragments, minerals and glass and can travel great distances when blown by the wind. In some areas, ash exposure may be unavoidable due to wind patterns that can carry volcanic ash to populated areas. Due to their size, they can be inhaled deep into the lungs which could potentially cause respiratory problems. The acid…

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