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Nov 13

How To Make A Secret Staircase

  This project is every kids dream—one he or she didn’t even know they had. Just show your 10 year old this picture and see what she does. Aside from being a great little hiding spot, this is an option to consider if you have some real concerns about safety and would like a fool …

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Aug 26

The World’s Coolest Portable Air Conditioner by Zero Breeze

Ok, don’t get too excited. This is still in the Kickstarter phase. But I can’t see it failing, unless there’s some major flaw that has yet to be revealed. How is it a portable air conditioner has been so very difficult to create until now? Well, what do I know? These people did it, and …

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Aug 06

Cactus purifies water on the cheap, finds study

Nature truly amazes. We’re used to the notion of purifying water with one of nature’s bounties–charcoal. But it isn’t a living thing. It turns out, the prickly pear cactus has amazing water filtering and purifying properties. And its abundance throughout Mexico and Africa where water purification is a challenge, bodes well for these under-served areas. …

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Jul 19

5 Make-Shift Survival Lights When Electricity Goes Out

If you’re like me, you’ll read this article and think…”Flashlight anyone?” Truly, battery operated LED flashlights should be everywhere…in your house, your car, your pocket….Your MOM’s house, car and pocketbook. However, you never know where you might be when the SHTF or power goes out. The reality is, you may not be at home, and …

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Jul 17

6 Mind-Blowing Tactical Products Every Guy Needs 

Every now and again the tech world comes up with some interesting products and tactical innovations that might interest you if you’re a SHTF prepper. While none of the products on this list will totally blow your mind, you might find you could use one or two of them. The lighter pictured above is super …

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Jun 09

What’s An Earthship?? 

If you have ever wondered what it would be like to live completely off grid, or have considered going for it, but aren’t sure you can truly cut it, well have I got good news! You can RENT an EARTHSHIP. Not sure what an Earthship is? Neither was I. The following video explains what they are …

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Jun 03

10 Everyday Reasons To Be A Prepper

I think that being a prepper is a wonderful thing. Not a lot of people know the community well, but we have a pretty good idea here at IYSK. “Prepping” is being prepared for a widespread disaster so you would know how to survive without our modern day conveniences. This isn’t paranoia, it’s common sense. …

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May 28

Learn How To Wash Clothes During An Emergency

Life on the road truly does force you to have some creative thoughts, if not creative solutions! There have been many a-time where the laundry facilities were unusable, unavailable, or just too darned expensive. We have toyed around with learning to do wash on our own. Off-grid. This seems to be the favored method, but …

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May 26

32 Survival Skills Your Child Should Have

My little girl isn’t yet 20 months, but as we live life on the road campground to campground, we’re trying to impress upon her the importance of self-reliance and survival skills. A few nights ago, we collected our own tinder and kindling for building a fire, and taught our tot to help. She LOVED it. …

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May 24

How To Filter Water To Be Drinkable

One never knows when potable water may be scarce or completely inaccessible. Here’s how to make a sort of  “Brita” filter on the fly if you had to. Read the directions thoroughly….you’re bound you remember them if ever you’re in an emergency situation and need to make pale potable water. Thanks to Off the Grid …

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