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Survival of the fittest, moving cheese, and losing my religion

Let me just say first that this is all coming from a sense of failure as a parent, as a family member in general, and a feeling that I have inherited a way of life from my culture that is dooming us all to failure. 1,402 more words


How To Make A Lightweight, Take-Down Bucksaw You Can Carry Anywhere

By Cody Assmann Off the Grid News

“If you don’t have the right tool, make it.”

This advice was given to me by full-time bushcraft instructor Doug Hill a few years ago and has really stuck with me. 151 more words


Using the 80/20 Rule To Prep Smarter, Cheaper, Faster & Better

By Chris Ruiz – The Bug Out Bag Guide

I don’t know about you but I’m what the French would call “lazy”.

However, I like to think of myself as “efficient”. 178 more words


Laundry – Keeping Clothes Clean When the Grid Goes Down

By R. Ann Parris – The Prepper Journal

The Unending Chore: Laundry

Since we started wearing clothes, we’ve been doing laundry. How we’ve done that laundry has come a long way and it’s one of the cases where history has maintained slow, constant progress up until relatively recent times, where progression has bottle-necked a little. 154 more words


Off-Grid Mechanics: 8 Steps That You Need To Know

By Lisa Tanner – SurvivoPedia

What kind of vehicles and equipment do you use every day? What would you use instead in a SHTF world without the power grid? 66 more words


How to Make Gunpowder the Old Fashioned Way

(Full disclosure: This article doesn’t contain an exhaustive list of every method of making gunpowder/black powder, nor does it contain every minute safety precaution you need to take in that process… 1,131 more words