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Why is the Elite Preparing Bug Out Locations?

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Rate Us: You probably heard rumors that there are many wealthy people out there who are preparing bug out locations. The question is: why? It is said to be large enough to house 60,000 persons. Moreover, it has a special air filtration system designed to withstand a nuclear, chemical or biological attack. On top of that, enough food and water is thought to be stored at the site to sustain the entire underground population…

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Putin’s Announcement: We are Withdrawing Warplanes from Syria

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Rate Us: President Vladimir Putin ordered that all the Russian warplanes and troops that stationed at Russia’s air base in Syria to leave for home. This is a step that raises hopes for progress at the newly peace talks in Geneva. The U.N. envoy for Syria called this announcement a “significant development”. Later on, Staffan de Mistura said that his team hoped the Russian drawdown would have a “positive impact”…

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Hurricane Survival Guide

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Rate Us: The Atlantic Ocean is known for its hurricane season between the 1st of June and the 30th of November. Its peak activity starts in late August and continues through September. Hurricane Katrina hit on the 28th of August 2005, causing countless deaths and over $108 billion worth of damage. In the aftermath, millions of people offered to help rebuild the area. Many people also started making preparations for…

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How to Estimate Height in the Woods

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Rate Us: Imagine this: you’re in the woods, and you want to know how far you would have to climb to get to a certain point, or how far a particular place is from you. No matter the situation you’re in, knowing how to estimate heights can be tremendously important, if not even crucial. I do not mean to be overly dramatic, but accurate estimations may save you in the…

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How to Estimate Distance in the Woods Using a Stick

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Rate Us: Being able to estimate distance in a survival situation is highly important as it will help you judge heights and calculate time relative to the speed of walking. Moreover, maybe you will want to know the distance between two trees to see if it is suited for making a shelter. However, like any other skill, estimating distance takes practice. This method is based on the Pythagorean Theorem, but…

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Trump’s Competitors’ Chances To Stop His Momentum Decreased

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Rate Us: Donald Trump’s rivals have shrinking opportunities to slow his momentum in the Republican primaries, now that he easily won in Michigan, Mississippi and Hawaii. Moreover, they have little indication that any efforts to undermine his credibility are pushing voters away from the billionaire. Bernie Sanders surprised front-runner Hillary Clinton in Michigan. This victory brought new life into his White House bid and forecast a long Democratic contest. However,…

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Scavenging cars after SHTF

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Rate Us: Nowadays, we see cars everywhere. Cities are filled with cars fighting for space. Even in the countryside there are plenty of automotives around. Odds are, when disaster strikes, you will come across abandoned vehicles. Depending on the crisis and your strategy, there are plenty of survival items that can be scavenged from an abandoned car. Of course, you’re not going to go around breaking into people’s cars casually….

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DIY: Hands-Free Axe Carry System

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Rate Us: Having an axe with you can be tremendously useful in a survival situation of any type. You never know when you may find yourself in the need of one; whether you want to cut something or protect yourself from an attacker, an axe will only benefit you. However, it can be quite hard to carry it around, especially if you also have a bug-out-bag with you. In a…

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DIY: Waterproof Trick to Guarantee Fire

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Rate Us: What is the best tinder material when making a fire? The answer is simple: a dry, fibrous material that catches a spark even in wet conditions. Fire starting woes are compounded when the dry materials are not available. Every bug out bag, camping, hiking or emergency kit should include redundant layers for making fire. Using a lighter does not guarantee fire. It may produce a flame (depending on…

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