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Guide To The Best Expert Taught Outdoor Survival Schools

Bush Craft Courses Guide Choosing the best bushcraft courses for your particular situation can be quite challenging.  All outdoor survival classes aren’t created equal, and the school may not be a good fit for you. So, you need to do research to make sure the course that you enroll in will suit your needs. For example, does the class focus on primitive skills (surviving with little or no store-bought wilderness survival gear) or does it teach you how to use standard bushcraft tools? Personally, I think it best first to focus on using common store-bought bushcraft survival equipment before attempting...

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Active Shooter Survival Guide: Run. Hide. Fight

Active Shooting Survival A good video on surviving an active shooter survival.  One point that is notable in this video is that, even if you are armed, you should hide and only engage with the shooter as a last resort.  To some, this may seem cowardly. But, obviously, if you want to have the best chance to survive you should think twice about attempting to fight back. My .02c Telling you to run away and, even if you are armed, to not confront an active shooter is controversial.  However, this video is about surviving an active shooting.  Simply put,...

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Should You Be Worrying About The Corona Virus?

CORONAVIRUS Fact Sheet This article is an introductory resource for those interested in the Novel Coronavirus. Like SARS in 2003, the Corona Novel virus is the newest Asian virus outbreak. The Coronavirus was first were diagnosed in Wuhan China (Population 11.08 Million)in Please note, Coronaviruses aren’t new. However, previous Coronaviruses usually only caused mild respiratory problems. But, the Novel Coronavirus (” Corona”), like the previous MERS and SARS, can cause severe respiratory illness and death, and it also is easily spread. Corona Virus Dangers First of all, the Coronavirus mainly has occurred in Wuhan, China. So, if you don’t...

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How To Guide On Preventing Deadly Botulism

What is Botulism? Botulism is a rare but potentially deadly illness caused by a poison most commonly produced by a germ called Clostridium botulinum. The germ is found in soil and can survive, grow, and create a toxin in certain conditions, such as when food is improperly canned. The poison can affect your nerves, paralyze you, and even cause death. You cannot see, smell, or taste botulinum toxin—but taking even a small taste of food containing this toxin can be deadly. What are the symptoms of botulism? Botulism poisining is extremelly serious and can be very deadly.  If you or someone you know has symptoms of foodborne botulism, see your doctor or go to the emergency room immediately. Symptoms may include the following: Double vision Blurred vision Drooping eyelids Slurred speech Difficulty swallowing A thick-feeling tongue Dry mouth Muscle weakness What Can You Do To Prevent Botulism Poisoning? Due to the deadly nature of botulism, I am going to direct you to an excellent US Government resource concerning the best practices for preventing botulism and other food poisonings. Please click the link below for information on this important subject. Home Canning and Botulism Learn how to safely can vegetables and prevent botulism....

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