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Can You Eat Acorns?

You can eat acorns if you remove the tannins. Step-by-step instructions on how to eat acorns safely: harvesting, drying, grinding, leaching, and storage.

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List of the Best Survival Schools in the USA

One of the best investments I ever spent was enrolling in a 3-day survival school course with my family.  Not only did we get to learn a lot of new skills while enjoying breathtaking nature, but we also met a lot of like-minded people.  Some of them went on to become good friends! If you […]

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11 Bushcraft Skills Hardcore Wilderness Lovers Will Want to Master Now

There is nothing like going into the wilderness with nothing but a few basic supplies and your own wits. I know that I’m not alone in this thought. There’s recently been a huge surge in people learning bushcraft skills.

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13 Survival Skills All 18 Year Olds Should Have: A Checklist for Parents

It is no secret that kids today are becoming increasingly less self-reliant, more timid, and incredibly coddled.  The situation is so bad that trying to teach your kids self-reliance could put parents under investigation by Child Services – as is what happened to two parents who let their 6 and 10 year old kids go […]

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Lost Survival Secrets of the Inca which Made Them the Greatest Empire in the World

When I first arrived in Peru, I was shocked by the huge, gray barren cliffs cutting the capital city of Lima into chunks.  Flying to the north a few days later, I was equally shocked by the dense jungle with its loud rivers and insects screaming into the dusk, and the snakes which boldly jump […]

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