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5 Ways To Start a Fire Without a lighter or Matches

Conventional Ways of Creating Fire We all know the importance of starting a fire in a survival situation and hopefully many of you prepare for this ahead of time by bringing a lighter, matches or some other conventional firestarter.  However, there will be times when you might get caught with your pants down and you are in need of fire but do …

Crazy Russian Survival Hacks

65 Crazy Russian Survival Hacks

A “Survival Hack” is similar to a “Life Hack” but instead of providing you with a more simple way to squeeze toothpaste or sever chips, survival hacks focus on re-purposing everyday objects to serve you in a survival situation.  These hacks can be as simple as turning a crayon into a candle or as complex as converting the motor in your ceiling fan …

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How To Make Bucket Air Conditioner for under $20!

There are few feelings worst on a hot summer day than turning your thermostat down to 65 only to realist your AC unit has kicked the bucket!  Lucky for you you can make your own Bucket Air Conditioner for $20 and a quick trip to Home Depot.  This build is not only great to hold you over until your AC …

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The “Cut Shell” Survival Life Hack

A Cut Shell is a life hack that turns a bird shot into a make shift slug.  A “poor man’s slug”.  This was common practice during the great depression as slugs were hard to come by. If you are ever in a survival situation where you want to hunt larger animals such as deer but only have bird shot, then …