Zombie apocalypse, rapture, or other world changing event? Be prepared.
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We have been making these for years as survival lights, but we call them Zombie Candles. Remember that the more wicks you use, the brighter the output, and the more heat you end up with on a cold day. Larger tin, more wicks... big enough and you can heat water over it. If you use the mini Altoids can with one wick, you get a 'Warning Light' you can put out around corners of stairwells, etc., so you can see the Zombies coming... Well, you don't NEED to use them for Zombies, but since the...
Toothpaste Dots. Lay out foil sheet or parchment and make rows of dollops of toothPASTE. Allow to dry for 2-4 days. Sprinkle baking soda on top to keep from sticking. Repackage in small bags. To use simple pop one dot in your mouth, chew, then add a small amount of water in your mouth and start brushing. This tip reduces weight in your pack. could also work for travel in general.
How to Clean, Prepare and Fill a Water Barrel Now that you have purchased your 30-gallon water barrels, do you know how to store water so that it will be clean and safe to drink? Do you just stick the hose into the barrel and fill? No, not a good idea. Here's a step-by-step method to prepare them that will ensure clean, potable water when and if you need it in an emergency.