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Bug Out Bag

Bug Out Bag

You can never know when disaster will strike, but you can be prepared. One of the best ways to prepare for unexpected disaster is to have and prepare a bug-out bag. So what is a bug-out bag and what should go into a bug-out bag? Wikipedia defines a Bug-out Bag as a portable kit that […]

Benefits of Having a Motorcycle

Benefits of Having a Motorcycle

  Generally people believe that owning a car is better than having a motorcycle in a big city. However, in reality if one compares a car with motorcycle he or she will realise that not only a bike is easy to maintain, but it has several other advantages as well. This can be judged from […]

Heating Your Home Without Power

Heating Your Home Without Power

As the first storms of the season begin to roll across the country, people are frantically getting ready for months of harsh weather. People in the northern part of the country are preparing for snowstorms that produce foot after foot of snow. Others in the south have to be wary of freezing rain and ice […]

Add Wild Mushroom Hunting to Your Skill Set

Add Wild Mushroom Hunting to Your Skill Set

  Last month I covered gathering and eating fiddlehead ferns (click here to see the article), this month I want to touch on a different wild edible. Make collecting wild mushrooms a part of your self-reliance skill set. Sound dangerous? It’s not, if you can learn how to do it safely. While not a high […]

10 Things to Prep if You Get Migraine Headaches

10 Things to Prep if You Get Migraine Headaches

Migraine headaches can be completely debilitating and those of us that suffer from them could be at a severe disadvantage during a prolonged emergency.  While their exact cause is still a mystery most doctors think they are related to the spasming of the large blood vessels in the brain. A severe migraine could render a person […]

Going Native With Fire and Prescribed Burning

Going Native With Fire and Prescribed Burning

One area of interest that is almost completely ignored by preppers is the role of fire in nature. This tool is largely ignored for it’s potential benefit, and only acknowledged when “wild” fire becomes a threat.   Prescribed burning On the nightly news you hear a pattern each year with a small space of time […]

By February 15, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Win this Large Family Pack from UVPaqlite

Win this Large Family Pack from UVPaqlite

Win this Large Family Pack From UVPaqlite What is a UVPaqlite? The UVPaqlite (U-V- Pack- Light) is the amazing light designed to provide a night light illumination in an enclosed environment all night long. UVPaqlites contain enhanced glow in the dark crystals uniquely packaged in a vacuum sealed bag making the product light weight, waterproof and portable.  The UVPaqlite absorbs light from any source to charge, glows […]

By February 5, 2014 2 Comments Read More →
Best Batteries for Emergency Preparedness

Best Batteries for Emergency Preparedness

Stock rechargeable batteries! This has long been dispensed as preparedness advice. The reasoning behind this advice is of course to have the ability to recharge the batteries for additional use once exhausted. If the stores are closed or you can’t get to them for more batteries at least you can rely on stash of rechargeable […]

10 Things We Can Learn From the West Virginia Chemical Spill

10 Things We Can Learn From the West Virginia Chemical Spill

If you have been paying attention to the news lately, you are aware that there was a massive chemical spill in West Virginia. Over 300,000 people along the Elk River were told not to drink their water, brush their teeth or take showers. This was a serious incident that could happen anywhere at any time, […]

By January 23, 2014 1 Comments Read More →
How Do I Strike the Vagus Nerve? #1 (hands):  Ask Coach David

How Do I Strike the Vagus Nerve? #1 (hands): Ask Coach David

WARNING: You should never use what I teach unless you’re in a life or death situation! In this, “Ask Coach David” video I will show you a vagus nerve strike using my hands & forearm as the tool. What is the Vagus Nerve? “The vagus nerve is a cranial nerve that also effects heart rate […]