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Six edible plants that will help you survive in the wild

(NaturalNews) Most of us have seen one of those "survival shows" on television, in which ordinary people become "stranded" in the wild and are forced …

How To Evade Search Dogs - Your Survival Guide

If you’re like most preppers, you’ve thought through a plethora of scenarios ranging from the inevitable collapse of the US Dollar, to Nuclear War …

It’s Not Survival Gear if it’s Not on Your Body

We recently received a comment about our Mini Survival Kit and it got us thinking. Is the Mini Survival Kit worth it? Should people add this item to …

New Wildfire Science Shows That Small Steps Can Save Homes, Communities

Filled gutters, open doggy doors can be deadly.<p>When a wildfire swept through 2,000 acres in the hills north of San Diego, California, in May, it left behind a curious checkerboard of destruction. One neighborhood was reduced to ashes and twisted metal. But houses nearby suffered little more than …

A Short List of Effective Actions to Conserve Water at Home

Wildlife<p>Conserving at home can help keep water in your local river, reservoir or aquifer. Photo: S. Postel<p>With droughts and water shortages slated to affect ever-larger portions of the United States, more and more people wonder how they can meaningfully make a difference.<p>Lots of websites offer …

7 Weird Ways to Save Water

Human Journey<p><b>By Scott Lau</b><p>Whether it’s in response to California’s recent drought, or just to be economical, here are seven weird ways young people, like me and my peers, are saving water today.<p>Dirty clothes? Wash your laundry in large loads.<p>Collect the grey water in a bucket<p>And use the soapy water …

Beijing aims to ditch coal use by 2020

Beijing is set to ban coal sales and use across its six main regions by the end of 2020 in a bid to cut air pollution, Chinese state media has …

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38 Must Have Kitchen Items for Any Survivalist

Matches – If you don’t smoke, why on earth would you need matches? But if we’re going to learn to cook like granny, for most of you that would …

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Where Bourbon Hits the Spot: Louisville

Louisville’s whiskey revolution is making a splash.<p>When the <b>Evan Williams Bourbon Experience</b> opened this fall along cast-iron Whiskey Row, Main Street welcomed its first distillery in a century. Tipplers can now swirl, sniff, and sip Kentucky’s native drink across from the 18th-century site where …

How to Build an Off Grid Air Conditioner: DIY Bucket Air Cooler Instructions

Poison Ivy Treatment and 25 Natural Rash Remedies

Every spring I say the same thing: poison ivy is NOT going to get me this year! And every year it still happens. I get a small spot of poison ivy oil …

Master the Art of the Summery Sunday Supper With These Light & Bright Recipes

A classic Sunday supper doesn't have to mean heavy, hearty braised meat—try these lighter, fresher projects for dinner this weekend.<p><b>We love hunkering down to tackle a big recipe on winter weekends</b>. But just because the weather's hot and steamy up doesn't mean you can't tackle a stellar dinner …

Advice on Building a Permanent Chicken Coop

<i>This post may contain affiliate links for your convenience. Thank you for supporting Lovely Greens</i><p>Shares 108<p>Week four of our DIY Homesteading series …

Best-Ever Solar Food Dehydrator Plans - DIY

For nearly 20 years, I’ve led research teams as founder and coordinator of the Appropriate Technology Program at Appalachian State University. We’ve …

How to Be Photogenic: 25 Tricks That Make You Instantly More Gorgeous in Pictures

In today’s social media-obsessed world, it’s safe to say that knowing how to be photogenic is of utmost importance. What’s the point of having an …

A Simple Solar Rover

Build your own planetary explorer.<p>Don’t let NASA monopolize robotic exploration of the solar system. Using a couple of gear motors, solar panels, and leftover LEGOs, you can build a sunshine-powered robot that ambles around a strange landscape: your backyard. Obstacles such as rocks and curious …

You've Never Used Fresh Herbs In These Ways...And You Won't Want To Stop

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DIY Portable Bucket Air Conditioner | Hunker

credit: Debbie Williams<p>Step 1<p>Supplies for this project are cheap and readily available. Five gallon buckets can often be recycled from painters or …

How-To: Use Wood Chips on the Grill

Adding wood chips to your charcoal or gas grill lends a smokier flavor to meat, fish, and vegetables. The chips are available in a variety of woods, including mesquite, hickory, apple, and cherry—and each lends a distinctive taste and intensity, says Weber grill master Kevin Kolman.<p>Choose the …

The Best Summer Apps for Cookouts, Dinner Parties, and Just Because

20 summer appetizers to get your party started, from mini shrimp rolls to guacamole with a twist.<p><b>Nothing kicks off a cookout like some small bites</b> (and, okay, cocktails). Get the party started with these light and summery apps.

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Suturing Wounds When Necessary

One of the most important survival skills you will ever learn is how to properly administer first aid. This is something I have given considerable …

7 Weird Survival Skills The Original Boy Scouts Can Teach Us

Every good Boy Scout learns basic survival and camping skills and what most don’t realize is that the skills they’re learning are more than just ways …

Uses of WD-40

Growing up, I was always (jokingly) told that ” It ain’t broken unless you can’t fix it with Duct tape or WD-40.”<p>I wanted to take a moment to focus …

6 Strategies to Lighten Your Bug Out Bag

Is it time for BOB to go on a diet???<p>One very popular question I get is about Bug Out Bag weight. Unfortunately, it’s never that there is TOO MUCH …

10 Skills for Survival Every Prepper NEEDS to Know!

Here are 10 skills for survival every prepper needs to know.<p>A lot of people want to join in on the prepper movement, but they aren't sure where to …