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Top 10 Survival Downloads You Should Have

Top 10 Survival Downloads You Should Have
Modern Survival Online There are tons of good downloads in the Survival Database Download section of this website. For this article – I have selected 10 that everyone should have either printed and put away, or placed on a USB drive – or better yet both. So – let’s get to it: #10. FM 4-25-11 First Aid (2002) - Military First Aid Manual. #9. #8. #7. #6. #5. #4. #3. 1881 Household Cyclopedia – A massive resource of information that much of it has been lost over the past 203 generations. #2. #1. RELATED ARTICLES:How to Be a World-Class Survivalist in 5 Simple Steps10 Skills Needed to Thrive in a Post-Collapse World

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Custom Tree House Plans, DIY Ideas & Building Designs No, really: would you want to design, build and live in an real fantasy tree house all year round? More and more people have decided to do just that and where treehouses were once novelty architecture for kids they are now (almost) mainstream structures, as attested to by the pictures above via Bella Seven. Many modern tree house designs and home designers and custom builders take a site-specific approach and construct their tree buildings around not only views and rooms but also have to account for access and structural support in unique and novel ways. Some of the results are little auxiliary spaces intended for guests or vacations while others are fully developed tree homes with everything need for daily living. While a lot of attention is paid to lofty plans by fashionable designers, there are many people who continue to use quite conventional home-building plans, techniques and materials to construct tree homes and cabins that look much like ordinary residences on the ground below.

Survival Use of Plants - Plants for Medicine In a survival situation you will have to use what is available. In using plants and other natural remedies, positive identification of the plants involved is as critical as in using them for food. Proper use of these plants is equally important. Terms and Definitions The following terms, and their definitions, are associated with medicinal plant use: - Poultice. The name given to crushed leaves or other plant parts, possibly heated, that you apply to a wound or sore either directly or wrapped in cloth or paper. - Infusion or tisane or tea. The preparation of medicinal herbs for internal or external application.

How to Grow 100 Pounds of Potatoes in 4 Square Feet On many occasions, we've been tempted to grow our own potatoes. They're fairly low maintenance, can be grown in a pot or in the ground, last a fairly long time if stored properly, and can be very nutritious (high in potassium and vitamin C). Here's more incentive: according to this article, you can grow 100 pounds of potatoes in 4 sq. feet. Learn how after the jump... 100 Items to Disappear First 100 Items to Disappear First 1. Generators (Good ones cost dearly. Gas storage, risky. Noisy...target of thieves; maintenance etc.) 2. Water Filters/Purifiers 3. Portable Toilets 4.

Mangan’s 10 Essentials for Happy Hiking Most of these aren’t essential for survival; they’re essential to me for having a good time on on a hike. (The official survival essentials are listed at the end) 1. A water supply It’s not just a matter of carrying enough water — you need access to more if you run out. That means two things: a) letting your water supply determine your hike length (turning back when it’s half-gone, for example); and b) having a plan for running dry.

Tautline Hitch © Copyright 2014 John E Sherry. All rights reserved Disclaimer: Any activity involving rope can be dangerous and may even be life threatening! The Fab Four: How to survive on wheat, dry milk, honey and salt A Countryside Staff Report from the March/April, 1999 issue of Countryside & Small Stock Journal One common food storage program (particularly among Mormons) involves just four basic commodities: wheat, powdered milk, honey and salt. While this might not sound very exciting, it’s enough to keep body and soul together, and as such is of special interest not only to people interested in a food reserve, but to those who grow their own wheat. In her 1969 book Passport to Survival, (Bookcraft Inc, Salt Lake City, Utah) Esther Dickey lists recipes for over a hundred ways to use these four basic foods!

Bug-out bag Off-the-shelf Red Cross preparedness kit . A bug-out bag[1][2] is a portable kit that contains the items one would require to survive for seventy-two hours[3][4] when evacuating from a disaster. The focus is on evacuation, rather than long-term survival, distinguishing the bug-out bag from a survival kit, a boating or aviation emergency kit, or a fixed-site disaster supplies kit. The kits are also popular in the survivalism subculture.[5] Ten Essentials A simple dry magnetic pocket compass The Ten Essentials are survival items that hiking and scouting organizations recommend for safe travel in the backcountry. List[edit] According to the Mountaineering: The Freedom of the Hills, 6th edition, the ten essentials are:[3] These are now referred to as the "classic" essentials.

Creating an End of the World Survival Pack The world will end some day, likely when the sun fries the Earth in a few billion years. If the end comes before that though, you can better your survival odds by packing the right gear. As the Boy Scouts say, “Be prepared.” It’s pretty commonly stated that disaster can strike at any time and that to better your odds of survival, you need to be prepared. Odds are you, like many others (and my old self included), heard this, nodded your head, and then promptly went back to playing video games on your PS3. Dandelions by Anita Sanchez Whether you love them or hate them, dandelions are among the most familiar plants in the world. They're one species that just about anyone can identify at a glance, as familiar to humans as the dog.

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