There is no more fundamental need than a steady supply of water. Without it, our bodies cannot survive more than a few days. Yet when natural disasters or other emergencies take place, municipal water is often one of the first victims. And large-scale terrorism is likely to target water distribution as a key element of […]
Betony has some health benefits that you should be aware of. Betony is a forgot practice. It’s herbal medicine has been used for years to treat anxiety, stress, depression and more. It does have a mild uterine stimulate so pregnant women should not use it. It is known to be helpful in treating sinusitis and […]
What is your plan for when the electric grid goes down? If you plan on staying put you need electricity. Currently the most common form of home backup equipment is the fuel generator. Although they do provide emergency electricity, there are drawbacks that are often overlooked. First, they require fuel. Gasoline generator owners […]
Micro-Hydro systems are a great way to produce large quantities of electricity from moving water. If the right conditions exist significantly more kilowatt-hours can be made over solar, wind and other forms of small-scale renewable energy systems. This is because solar and wind power is intermittent. The sun shines only a few hours a day […]
By Brian Greenleaf As a survival group, you’ve got a well structured plan in place to deal with a disaster. You’ve assembled your friends and neighbors and established a meeting place where you’ll all gather when the SHTF. You have a basic plan of action for whom will do what, how and where your compound […]
With the Superbowl upon us, we are all searching for delicious foods and dips to serve our friends at Super Bowl parties. Many of us also have healthy resolutions this year and it can be hard to find alternatives that don’t use fatty sour creams or things loaded with carbs. So I decided to try […]
Written By Aaron Mandelkorn What is Powering Your Prep? It’s the idea of ensuring self-reliance, security and vitality in any situation; and doing so while keeping the lights on and communication systems up and running. For many preppers and self-sufficiency enthusiasts, food and security are at the top of the list. Often the need […]
This is lesson 11 of my Brand New 38 lesson online self defense course entitled Self Defense Made “Real” Easy. In this lesson you’re going to learn some unique and different self defense techniques against a gun. I am also going to make fun of Hollywood Gun Disarms and how most people put to […]
Guest Post written by: Elijah Williams As a nation we don’t spend much time on our feet in an active manner. Labor and skilled labor jobs see most feet on the ground. There are professions that have the potential for long hours on your feet, along with the possibility of sudden strenuous and athletic demands, […]
Prepping and developing a Preparedness Plan has everyday applications, besides preparing for a collapse event. Developing a sense of situational awareness is important for Preppers, not just for everyday personal security, but as a fundamental building block in your security plan and the security of your Prepper Group. Because of this importance, we have stressed […]
Natural disasters are not only becoming more frequent, but more deadly. In 2011, there were 553 deaths in the U.S. as a result of tornadoes, which was more than 2001 to 2010 combined, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association. The Oklahoma Insurance Department estimated damages from the 2013 tornado which destroyed the town […]
Originally published on Utah Preppers Prepping – it’s an endless activity that has few rewards, and those rewards often are not close in payout to the amount of time and effort that went into them. The interim rewards in prepping include not having to run to the store constantly to keep your food stocked. When […]
Mudslide Survival by Joe Alton, M.D., aka Dr. Bones of www.doomandbloom.net MUDSLIDE AFTERMATH With the grim news of at least 14 dead in the mudslide that occurred in the state of Washington, I realized that I had never written about mudslide survival. This surprised me, as I, myself, could easily be […]
by Joe Alton, M.D., aka Dr. Bones of www.doomandbloom.net No Civilization Is Immune To Decay As I write this, we are in Europe. As you might imagine, we’re on the road a lot. As such, we have developed a basic strategy for staying safe and healthy during our travels. You might be surprised to know that this strategy pertains a […]
Written by Joe Alton, M.D., aka Dr. Bones of doomandbloom.net I just wanted to share a few thoughts on spirituality and survival. Survival certainly involves being prepared for disasters, getting your food storage, medical supplies, and all your other ducks in a row. But getting your spirit in order could be one of the most […]
I was visiting a friend when I received a crushing blow delivered via text. My phone buzzed in my pocket, and I ignored it. A minute later the phone started playing “Free”, which at the time was the ringtone I downloaded. I silenced Zach Brown Band singing, as I simultaneously pulled my phone out to […]
As we enter flu season, I will be writing various articles discussing influenza and the viruses that cause it. Influenza is an infectious disease affecting birds and mammals caused by viruses of the Orthomyxoviridae family. Few people have gone an entire lifetime without having been a victim at one time or another. There, it […]
In Part 1, we discussed the importance of the medically responsible member of a family or survival group to put together a “status assessment”. In this assessment, the prospective medic must ask themselves certain important questions (and answer them honestly). We considered some of these factors last time. If you missed the article, find the […]
Teaching your dog how to remain quiet when you want him/her silent can be very important if your trying to survive or hunt.
Great ideas to make a variety of foods with the ‘Great Pumpkin!’ Excellent food storage information.
Dr Shanon Brooks former President of George Wythe University; Current Founder/President of Monticello College educates americans in this video about the Four Lost American Ideals | Revalue America
Even government agencies wonder if their medical supplies will still be effective; it’s time to clear the air about what an expiration date really means.
Author | Hugh Vail Sunday, according to most religions is a day to contemplate, meditate and dedicate your time and efforts the God, which usually means reading, praying, taking cookies to the neighbors, hanging out with the family. In our home it always means “Sunday Dinner”, usually at grandma’s house as she goes to war […]