Things You Need To Know Before Buying Emergency Candles

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According to research, the average American consumer will experience at least two power outages per year, and these power outages will last at least 200 minutes. You’re probably thinking, a 200 minutes power outage doesn’t seem that long, but always remember, that is just an average calculation. Some power outages can go … Read more

Does Refrigerating Batteries Help Them Last Longer?

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Most of us probably heard the old wives’ tale that keeping batteries in the freezer can help them last longer. But then again, with the technology that we have today, such as reliable power supply and power banks, it seems that we have never looked for different ways to extend the life … Read more

Longest Burning Survival Candle Lanterns

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Candles are probably one of history’s oldest must-haves for every prepper. This is because you can never go wrong with candles, they are cheap, easy to use, and they just rely on basic chemistry to work. Despite having been around for hundreds of years, candles are still sold more than ever before. … Read more

Tips for Using Tactical Pens for Self-Defense

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Even though the name may make it sound fake and all gimmicks, tactical pens are essential tools that professionals use in several disciplines. It is a multi-tool that you can use to stab or strike for self-defense. That is why no matter what situation you’re in, having a tactical pen with you … Read more

Guide to Having the Right Urban SHTF Gear

Guide to Having the Right Urban SHTF Gear

Most survivalists and preppers often prepare to survive the wilderness. They do not think about how to stay in the urban jungle. This is because surviving in the wild and the city is two different things. Most people in America live in urban areas, and the streets in the city can be … Read more

Best Places to Store Water

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One of the most important parts of being prepared for a disaster is to have enough clean water to drink and clean with. Because water takes up space, storing enough water can be a challenge. Because each person in a household will need at least a gallon a day, preparing for the … Read more

Choosing Clothing to Last

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When disaster strikes, the last thing one wants to have to worry about is clothing. Having appropriate and durable clothing is the answer to this. There are several factors to consider when determining which survival clothing to purchase. These include the type of clothing, the material from which it is made, features, … Read more

Ultimate Guide to Using Candles for Survival

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A candle is a flammable wick embedded in wax or other flammable solid substance like a tallow. It provides light and scent in some cases. A candle can also be used as a method of keeping time and providing heat. A person who makes candles is known as a chandler. Since then, … Read more

Ultimate Guide to Flashlights

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A flashlight is also known as a torch is a portable electric torch. Previously, the light source was usually a miniature incandescent light bulb. Since the mid-2000s, it has been replaced by light-emitting diodes (LEDs). A flashlight is usually having a light source mounted on the reflector, a transparent cover that is … Read more

Coffee Alternatives in a Survival Situation

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Imagine you wake up one day and find yourself in the middle of an apocalypse. Everything is in ruins around you, and you can’t remember anything. You fill a backpack with your essentials and start your journey to find answers. You gather some more people, and now you’re a bunch of hippies … Read more