Unfortunately, hygiene and basic cleanliness practices are going to be one of the first things to go when SHTF. As such, preppers need to have a way to be able to keep their teeth clean when all hell breaks loose.Many people forget about keeping their mouth clean during the stress of a long-term emergency. However, not doing so can cause a host of very painful problems. And these will only get worse without having immediate access to a dentist.Maintenance is a lot easier (and less painful) than trying to deal with a root canal or infection when SHTF. That’s why
Your bug out bag (aka a Go-Bag or BOB) should be the first thing you grab to take with you when it’s time to get out of dodge. No matter where you’re heading – the desert, the wilderness, or an existing bug out shelter – this bag will be imperative to your success.Granted, you may want to have various bug out bags for specific events, such as a natural disaster, an EMP, or a government takeover. However, the fact is there are certain tools that can work well (and work for you) in nearly every kind of emergency. And these
One of the biggest threats to our country is an EMP (ElectroMagnetic Pulse). This disaster is so threatening, because it can easily wipe out the entire grid. And, if that happens, all electrical devices – GPS, smartphones, batteries, lights, etc. will go kaput.
Take the EMP of 1962, for instance. At this time, the U.S. chose to detonate a nuclear device at high altitude while they were flying over the Pacific Ocean. Well, when they did this, the resulting EMP from the explosion knocked out the street lights in Hawaii. And here’s the kicker… these streetlights were more than 1500 miles
Building your own greenhouse can be one of the best DIY projects you ever commit to. That’s because it’s an efficient, sustainable way to effectively stockpile all your delicious fruits and veggies, all in one place. It also helps them stay fresh longer, and doesn’t require you to spend a bunch of cash building it, either.
This is a really good thing, since fresh produce gives your body the essential vitamins, minerals and nutrients it needs. And, although freeze-dried and canned foods are great, they simply can’t give you the same nutrients, straight from the source like home-grown produce can.
It’s no surprise that bugs are some of the most annoying things to deal with on a camping trip (or in a bug-out situation). After all, most preppers and campers head out to the mountains to enjoy some clean, fresh air and beautiful views. Next thing they know, they find themselves being swarmed with mosquitos, flies, bees, and more.
Many times, this nuisance isn’t bad enough to make a person want to stay home. However, it IS enough to make a person go at least a little bit crazy. And the more they have to treat the stings and bug bites,
Salt is one of the best ingredients in the world. Not only does it taste good, but it also enhances all the other flavors in a dish, bringing them out. It’s also quite useful as a preservative, allowing you to keep meats and other foods around longer.
However, there are many other survival uses for salt that many people overlook. And these uses can not only better a survival experience – they can also be lifesaving!
6 Incredible Ways To Use Salt In A Crisis
Rinse The Nasal Passages
Many people swear by a good nasal rinse when they’re suffering from congestion and sinus
Dental floss is a tool that’s rarely used outside of its intended purpose. Very few people even think contemplate the usefulness of floss – except when noticing how it fits between their teeth and around their gums.However, dental floss is surprisingly useful – and in many more ways than just keeping your mouth healthy. In fact, there are a great deal of ways you can this handy invention in an SHTF event.It’s astounding to discover all of these…
11 Surprising Survival Uses For Dental Floss
Make An Attacker Stumble
Wrap the floss around a few tree trunks standing in a row, so that