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Briefly: Turnbull's To-Do List, Apocalypse Survival, Portobello Pizzas

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Border Force strike causes airport delays, the one device you need to survive the apocalypse, how make delicious rocket and goat cheese portobello pizzas.

Why You Should Add Electrolyte Packets To Your Hiking/Survival Kit

Staying healthy and hydrated when you’re outdoors hiking and camping is important, but you only have so much packing space for food, water, and supplies. Add a few packets of electrolyte powder to your pack, or better yet, your first aid kit, as a lightweight way to stay hydrated and replenish nutrients when food or water are scarce.

Be Ready For Anything In The Wilderness With This DIY Survival Watch

It’s always good to be prepared when you’re trekking out into the wilderness, but survival gear can take up all of your space that’s better served for tasty things like sandwiches. This custom five-in-one survival watch has you covered.

Light Fires More Easily With A Pencil Sharpener

Thin wood shavings make the best tinder. The next time you go camping, consider throwing a pencil sharpener in your pack.

This Chart Reveals The Best Emergency Foods For Survival Kits

Stash away some food in case of emergency and you’ll be set for the next hurricane or other disaster. Not all foods are best for emergency survival, though. This greaphic compares canned, dehydrated, and freeze dried foods.

Make A Survival Bracelet To Save You In Any Worst-Case Scenario

You might already have a bug-out bag or emergency kit, but those aren’t any good to you if you’re not carrying them when an emergency happens. This DIY bracelet packs heaps of survival tools on your wrist so you’re prepared for just about any adventure.

Top 10 Backups Everyone Should Have (Not Just Computer Backups)

You’ve heard it a lot, but it bears repeating: you need to back up your computer, because your hard drive will fail one day. Beyond those file backups, though, are many other things we need to have a backup for — ranging from work and finances to personal needs.

Learn To Clean And Distill Dirty Water

Survival skills can save your life in an emergency. Prepare yourself for not having access to clean water by learning to distill dirty water.

Make A Water Filter Out Of A Tree Branch

In our pursuit of advanced technology, we forget that mother nature has already patented all the best ideas. With just a hose clamp, some plastic tubing and a piece of tree branch, you can create a simple water filter.

How To Properly Store And Apply A Tourniquet

Tourniquets save lives by using pressure to control serious bleeding. ITS Tactical talked with Caleb Causey of Lone Star Medics to show you the best practices for using and storing commercially-made tourniquets.

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