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How to make an emergency SOS whistle from a tin can lid

    Having a way to call for help is of utmost importance in a survival situation.  We all know that, and hopefully we all have whistles in our bug out bags, cars etc...maybe even on our keychains.  We also think it's important to be able to improvise, adapt and overcome.  That's why we're going to show you this nifty little trick.      You can make an emergency whistle out of a tin can lid.  Yes, like a soup can, dog food can, tuna can...you name it.  This idea and video is from Special Love Creations on YouTube.  We're glad to see that people are still passing down this kind of information to the younger generations.     This...

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8 tips for a fall camping adventure!!

Article by Colin Field on: Cottagelife.com Photo by: Photo by Pavel Vakhrushev/Shutterstock.com While everyone heads outdoors in summer, camping and getting out there in the fall can be equally awesome. The trees, the freshness of a dewy morning, and bundling up around a warm fire at the end of the day are all experiences heightened by the season’s temperature and scenery. Unlike summer, however, camping in the fall requires some know-how—you can’t just pass out under the stars. Well, you can, but you’ll wake up extremely cold and wet. If you follow these eight tips, your fall adventure is sure to be a good one. Hang a tarp Learning the art of hanging a tarp isn’t difficult, but it is...

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