Survive the End of the World with These 19 DIY Tips

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No longer just a stale science fiction plot involving menacing creatures from outer space intent on destroying Earth, the chance that an apocalyptic event occurring today, tomorrow or in the near future is now a very real possibility. Are you ready to survive in a post-apocalyptic world where immediate access to electricity, clean water, food or medical supplies will probably no longer exists? Never fear–here are 19 ways that can help you survive the end of the world and show those mean, old aliens that you have more spunk than they do.

1. Find clean drinking water.

Get clean drinking water by digging a hole about four feet from a stream, pond or other water source until the hole begins filling with water. This water is cleaner because it has been filtered by ground debris and won’t contain the level of contaminants in the original water source.

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