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Skunks (aka polecats) have a well-deserved reputation as one of the most obnoxious beasts to run into. Although they can bite and scratch, eat chicken’s eggs and pet food, and even tear up gardens looking for insects it is their fearsome smell that makes them truly memorable. For some however a face full of skunk […]
Author: Commmon Sense Prepper
Posted: September 16, 2014, 8:00 am
We’ve discussed techniques for killing mice and rats before, but even after they are eliminated the filth they leave behind have the potential to be deadly. Hantavirus pulmonary syndrome (HPS) is spread from deer mice as well as a few other kinds of mice, and even in modern times with well-trained staff and specialized equipment […]
Author: Commmon Sense Prepper
Posted: September 15, 2014, 8:00 am
Let’s face it, in many ways prepping can be pretty expensive. Stores of food, skills, tools, and other necessities…it can take a toll on your wallet. However, you can acquire useful survival materials easily and cheaply by carefully scrounging for the right bargains at local auctions. Here are some tips and tricks to help you […]
Author: Commmon Sense Prepper
Posted: September 14, 2014, 8:00 am
We’ve talked about the dangers of sleep deprivation before, so how do you get some sleep when you’re stuck in the wilderness without a comfortable bed to rest on? You make one of course! Of course knowing how to make it just right can improve the quality of sleep you’ll get, so lets look at […]
Author: Commmon Sense Prepper
Posted: September 13, 2014, 8:00 am
In part one we discussed the basics of jungle survival. In part 2 we will cover the common enemies and ailments that are likely to assail you, and how to overcome them safely.   Problem animals Although many monkeys, birds, and other denizens of the jungle will be making a horrible racket while you’re trying […]
Author: Commmon Sense Prepper
Posted: September 12, 2014, 8:00 am
  There is a definite sense of comfort in surviving a disaster safely in your home surrounded by all of your supplies and in a climate you understand. However, there is also a need to learn how to survive in a hostile environment far away from every common thing you have ever known. For many, […]
Author: Commmon Sense Prepper
Posted: September 11, 2014, 8:00 am
Light is extremely valuable, and will be even more so when grid power is down. Naturally, that means that any prepared person should make a point of learning or buying multiple methods of lighting their retreat. Everything from solar lights to bacon candles can suffice, so long as it doesn’t require constant access to the […]
Author: Commmon Sense Prepper
Posted: September 10, 2014, 8:00 am
Vinegar is found in almost every home, but few know how useful it can be in an emergency. It’s acidic content makes it a powerful cleaning agent, a helpful antibacterial, and of course a great food additive. Let’s look at the top 5 uses here, so that you’ll know how to use your vinegar stocks […]
Author: Commmon Sense Prepper
Posted: September 9, 2014, 8:00 am
Addictions aren’t something people tend to like to confront, but unfortunately emergency situations are rarely forgiving. Even if you live a fairly normal life without spending your evenings with a needle in your arm or a dusting of cocaine powder on your nose, you may still have addictions that could prove crippling in a survival […]
Author: Commmon Sense Prepper
Posted: September 8, 2014, 8:00 am
Being prepared involves many things, but memory probably isn’t going to top anyone’s “top 10 skills” lists anytime soon. However, techniques that improve long and short-term memory are actually quite valuable in a survival situation. Not only will your lifestyle abruptly change but you will also have many new duties such as tending gardens and […]
Author: Commmon Sense Prepper
Posted: September 5, 2014, 8:00 am

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