Libertarian Prepper

The world divides politically into those who want people to be controlled, and those who have no such desire.

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Woolpower – as great as they say?

It seems to be really hard to find any negative reviews for the Woolpower brand of clothing made in Sweden. Which, given my recent experience with them, is kind of surprising. I'll say immediately that the actual material they use is great. A combination of breathable, odor-resistant merino wool on the inside, and a

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Rule of Threes for Survival – There are Two Different Ones!

In survival, there are two different Rule of Threes talked about. This article will be a quick summary of what they are. Rule of Threes as it applies to Survival Equipment/Gear This rule of threes is all about redundancy. The idea is to have at least three ways of obtaining every survival essential. Fire is one such

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Ultralight Water Filtration and Purification Kit

In my years of backpacking in the wilderness and traveling in countries with questionable water supplies, I've realized that clean water is a top priority. The kit below works as a miniaturized municipal water treatment facility that you can bring with you to developing countries with no infrastructure for clean water,

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Why I stopped using the Tom Bihn Synapse 25

The Tom Bihn Synapse 25 gets some of the highest ratings around in the traveling community. Go onto most any forum to do with EDC, traveling, airports and luggage, or even preparedness, and you’ll get recommendations to look at Tom Bihn. And without a doubt, the Synapse 25 excels at some things above and beyond what

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What can Google tell us about World War III?

Google has an interesting service, called Ngram viewer. After cataloging over 5 million books written between 1500 and 2008, anybody can now type in a word or phrase and receive a graph of how frequently that word was used over the selected period. Playing around with a few different words, I eventually put in "war",