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This chart shows the limits of the human body for body heat, cold water, starvation, lack of oxygen and more.

It takes 2 acres of land to feed a family of 4 for a year. cool to think about for the future, inspiration for what my garden can accomplish even now.

most important survival tips that often gets overlooked is good hygiene*small cut gets infected. Have water sanitation tablets in your stockpile. Boil your clothing with bleach. There are actions you can take to protect yourself from bacteria, viruses, and infection.

Everyone should know at least some constellations for orientation.

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Animal Tracks and Sign

Inside the house of ancient Russians (slavyane), the 10th century. The window was used as a door.

How to Fillet a Fish: Bass Edition After the thrill of the catch is gone, the whole fish remains.

Hidden Doors, Secret Rooms, and the Hardware that makes it possible! - Fine Homebuilding

Great tips on how to sleep warm- great for backpacking or power outages!

Learn 5 deadly street fighting techniques to drop an attacker in under 10 seconds!

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The following are "must have" items for an outdoor enthusiast's survival kit. Iodine to disinfect wounds, gear, and drinking water; a Bic Lighter to light your campfires; a bottle of Clorox bleach to disinfect water and use as a general disinfectant/cleaner; a box of band-aids for your cuts and wounds; and a roll of duct tape for gear and equipment repairs.

29 Reasons to Use Coffee Filters for Survival

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How to open a can without a can opener. This is so cool!

How to build a campfire