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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. Weevils in flour safe to eat? Yes, weevils in flour are …

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

How long does it take to die from dehydration? Generally speaking for the average adult it will take around 3 days to die from dehydration. Some people who have health issues or are in an arid environment will die much faster from dehydration, in some cases, death could occur in a matter of hours. It is not allways practical to …

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

Can you eat cockroaches? The short answer is yes, cockroaches are high in calories, protein, fat and even sugar. Although eating deep fried cockroach is fine, eating them alive or uncooked may expose you to a lot of complications from bacterial infection to even poisoning. Some cockroaches even produce milk, the milk of some of these cockroaches is considered a …

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Advantages of rainwater harvesting ( Top 25 )

What are the advantages of rainwater harvesting? The advantages of rainwater harvesting are economic, reduced carbon footprint, reduced groundwater demand, reduced pollution, reduced erosion, reduced chance of flooding and it is also an environmentally friendly way to get water. In addition to the before mentioned advantages you can also use rainwater for cooking, cleaning, growing crops, flushing toilets, heating systems, filling …

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Best bait for fishing in lakes ( Top 14 )

Best bait for fishing in lakes: The best bait for fishing in lakes are live baits like worms, leeches, live insects, frogs and tadpoles, live minnows, clams and mussels, snails, lizards, and reptiles. The best fishing lures for lake fishing are spoons, spinnerbait, crankbait, jigs and buzz baits. The type of bait you will use will determine how many fish you will …

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Do Lifestraws work? ( Or do they? )

Do Lifestraws work? 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 use and lightweight, in addition to its mechanically operated membrane filter which filters out 99.999% of protozoa, microplastics, and bacteria. When it comes to Lifestraws you have …

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

How to store grains long term at home? The best way you store grains long term is with food grade buckets, oxygen absorber and with silica gel. After you have identified what types of grains you are going to use for your long term storage, buy them in bulk. Add them to the food grade containers with an oxygen absorber and …

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Longest lasting canned foods ( Up to 30+ years )

What are the longest lasting canned foods? The longest lasting canned foods are: Canned fish 3-6 years,  Canned meat 4-30 years, Canned beans 3-6 years, Canned rice 2-6 years, Canned vegetables 3-8 years, Canned fruits 1-2 years, Canned soups 2-4 years and Canned Broth 3-5 years. However, you can stretch their shelf life even further if you store them correctly. Having high quality canned food will be …

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How long can you store bottled water ( Home, Garage, Car )

How long can you store bottled water? You can safely store bottled water up to 2 years, depending on the purity of the water and the bottle in some cases these might last for even 3-4 years. Most water bottles do have an expiration date but they are still considered safe to drink even after this has passed.  In the …

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Can you eat dirt to survive ( Can you? )

Can you eat dirt to survive? Yes, you can eat dirt to survive but not because of its nutritious value which is almost zero, dirt will fill your stomach and make you feel more satiated. Although being satiated is good in most cases, it is not in the case of dirt as your body will use more energy to try …