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Can you eat grass to survive? ( Not so Fast ! )

Grass is one of the most widespread plants in the world, you can find it virtually on all continents except Antarctica although millions of years ago it also grew there. If humans could eat grass and live by only eating grass then we would probably end world hunger, but it is not that simple. No, you can note at grass …

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Does eating snow dehydrate you? ( How and Why? )

Finding water in a survival situation will be your number one priority. Some people will think that during wintertime, water will not be an issue, this is true as long as they melt the ice before consuming it, otherwise eating snow will have some dangerous consequences which will actually lower your chances of survival. Yes, snow does dehydrate you by …

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Weevils in flour safe to eat? ( How to get rid of weevils )

Weevils in flour are fairly common occurrences especially if you live in a hotter climate, most people simply throw out the flour if they find weevils in them out of precaution. However, if you read the below article you might find that throwing out the flour isn’t really necessary. Yes, weevils in flour are safe to eat, weevils do not …

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How long does it take to die from dehydration? ( Days or Weeks? )

If you ever had a hangover, then that is exactly how it feels to be severely dehydrated. Dying from dehydration is a fairly slow and painful death, so make sure you have plenty of water, especially if you re hiking in remote areas. It takes around 3 days to die from dehydration, although depending on your physical condition, your age, …

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Can you eat cockroaches? ( WTF is cockroach Milk? )

Some cultures have been eating cockroaches for thousands of years, most of them have a special way of preparing them like deep frying in order to kill the bacteria and potential parasites with which the cockroaches might be contaminated. Yes, you can eat cockroaches, they are high in calories, protein, fat and even sugar. Although eating deep-fried cockroach is fine, …

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Advantages of rainwater harvesting ( Top 25 )

If you are planning to live off the grid, or you simply want to harvest rainwater for day to day use, then it is vital that you start collecting the rainwater as soon as possible, and to think about how you are going to store all that water. The advantages of rainwater harvesting are economic, clean water, growing crops, raising …

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Do Lifestraws work? ( Or do they? )

Lifestraws are water filters that either operate mechanically or have a gravity-fed system, in general, they are fairly durable and will be able to filter out a lot of water. Yes, Lifestraws do work, they are especially useful in SHTF situations but not only limited to them. One of the great benefits of using a Lifestraw is its ease of …

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How to store grains long term at home ( Best Practices )

Storing grains can be fairly difficult for beginners, most people do not know what kinds of grains are good for long storage or how to actually store them correctly. Luckily for you in this article, you will learn everything you need to know about storing grain for the long term. You can store grains long term at home by using …

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Longest lasting canned foods ( Up to 30+ years )

Not all canned foods have a long shelf life, especially the ones that contain a lot of different ingredients. Generally, speaking, canned foods with high salt content tend to last for an extremely long time. The longest lasting canned foods are: canned meat  4-30 years, followed by canned vegetables 3-8 years, canned beans 3-6 years, canned fish 3-6 years, canned …