How To Keep Communicating Even When the Internet Stops These days, no popular movement goes without an Internet presence of some kind, whether it’s organizing on Facebook or spreading the word through Twitter. And as we’ve seen in Egypt, that means that your Internet connection can be the first to go. Whether you’re trying to check […]

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How To Make Caffeine Drinks From Regular Plants Grown At Home While it may not rate very highly on the “must have” or “survival” lists, caffeine is something many of us consider completely normal and may even rely on. Withdrawal aside, caffeine has been recorded as a stimulant since man figured out how to leave […]

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How To Start An IV Starting an IV is a valuable skill to have in your first aid arsenal and you may potentially save someone’s life doing it, since it can be used as a route of delivering medication or drawing blood. It takes a little practice to get the hang of it, but once you can do it […]

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9 Methods of Food Preservation You Need to Know If you’re looking for an introduction to the methods of food preservation, then you’re in luck. I’ve been posting some food preservation articles these past few weeks at SHTF Dad and it is obvious that its one of the SHTF prepping and homesteading topics which I […]

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SHTF Survival: 3 Steps to Find Edible Plants Knowing the steps to find edible plants can spell the difference between life and death in a SHTF scenario. If you’re into survival training, camping, trekking, or just loves the outdoors, this SHTF Dad article will surely serve you well. Importance of Knowing the Steps to Find […]

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How To Make And Can Dill Relish My garden is happily bursting with cucumbers, as a matter of fact, my family just harvested eleven yesterday and have loads more that look like they’ll be ready to pick in the next day or two.  And lots more blossoms that I know my trusty bees will pollinate.  […]

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7 Easy DIY Plumbing Repairs You Need to Know Being able to DIY a lot of home repairs is a huge part of prepping for when SHTF, but do you know that you can actually DIY a lot of plumbing problems yourself without needing to be a DIY fanatic? What I realized when I became […]

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Soilless Homestead Gardening Using Hydroponics Gardening without soil is fast becoming a trend amongst urban dwellers as well as prepping and homesteading enthusiasts and for good reason. When I first heard about the concept of hydroponics, the first thing that came to my mind was how cool would it be to be able to grow […]

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Why You Need A Faraday Cage And How To Build One I was watching some documentaries the other day and one of the SHTF scenarios discussed is an EMP wave. I won’t get into the specifics of an EMP because that is a whole new blog but what you need to know is that it […]

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How to Treat Heat Stroke Heat stroke is a potentially fatal form of hyperthermia, or a high body temperature, that usually occurs in hot and humid climates. It can be caused by being in a hot environment for an extended period of time or by strenuous physical activity. Furthermore, it may be exacerbated by dehydration, […]

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