More and more people around countries who legalize gun ownership purchase their own guns. Some people have them for security purposes. It makes them feel safer knowing that they have a very effective way of defending themselves in case they encounter criminals or muggers. For hunters, having a handgun became very important due to the […]
More than 100 people were injured this morning and at least one dead in a Hoboken New Jersey train crash. The commuter train crashed during rush hour impacting the terminal at full speed, breaking through a wall, and collapsing the roof of the building. Authorities still have not determined the cause of the crash. Witnesses […]
Signal mirrors in your EDC Shared with us by The Prepared Guy Why do I never see this item on anyone’s bug-out/get-home/go bag list? Seriously! I don’t recall seeing it on any list whatsoever in my recent memory! I may very well be wrong, unobservant or I simply haven’t seen enough lists lately. When I […]
How to Teach Kids About Emergency Preparedness Many well-meaning parents keep their kids in the dark about preparedness to avoid scaring them with descriptions of potential disaster scenarios. The problem with being too overprotective is that it underestimates children’s capabilities and could put your entire family at risk in an emergency. Let’s face it – […]
Cutting Tools and How to Use Them for Survival By Frank Bates Show me a bug-out bag that does not include a survival knife and I’ll show you a basically useless bug-out bag. A good survival knife is not a luxury – it’s an absolute necessity. The only way you’d be able to get along […]
On what was supposed to be a relaxing group ride on their motorcycles, Travis Meyer and his friends were met with an unexpected catastrophe when a small dog ran across a rural highway. Meyer’s helmet camera caught the shocking footage from beginning to end, which clearly shows himself quickly swerving to dodge the dog. Meyer […]
5 Cordage Types for Your Bug-Out Bag By Frank Bates When we talk about what belongs in your bug-out bag, we often focus on things such as food, water, clothing and first-aid items. But if we look at the essential tools that helped everyone from early humans to pioneers survive, it’s clear they also mastered […]
High above the Canterbury Plains, there’s a beautiful view; birds, trees, clouds, not to mention all the literary history floating about the dead air, but in the 21st century, you’re more likely to see the futuristic Martin Jetpack. Before the Martin Jetpack set off for its iconic voyage into the sky, it had only practiced […]
10. Genie Can The company GeniCan is offering homeowners one of the best inventions that’s ever made it into the modern day kitchen: artificial intelligence. Genie Can is essentially a talking and thinking machine that lives inside of your trash can, allowing you to verbally add to your always-growing grocery list. “What is it that […]
When people think of quicksand, they think of cartoonish flailing and waving as a person sinks to their neck, only to be saved in the knick of time, but is it really that easy to be saved from the clutches of such a strong force? When water floods areas with sand, it forces the sand […]
Prepping- A Beginners Story When I first started learning about prepping I was scared to death. There was so much to learn and I really had no place to start. My parents were preppers of a sort. My dad fished, hunted and we ate a lot of our own foods. My mom was a stay […]
Getting prepared for a disaster ahead of time is the best decision you can make for you and your family. Whether you are going to buy gold for saving or to buy guns just in case something bad happens, you have many options to choose from. However, one of the most important things to think […]
Video By T Jack Survival Please support their channel by subscribing here Transcription provided by American Preppers Network Number of speakers: 2 (Tyler & Crystal) Duration: 8min 16 sec Correcting Malfunctions In A Pistol Tyler: “Hey, this is Tyler with Crystal at T Jack Survival. We are here in Provo at discount guns. We are […]
The drought that has been gripping much of the west has led to some pretty unpleasant summers as of late, meaning lots of wildfires all over the country that have devastated large tracts of land all over the west. The fires have been raging for weeks, doing so now as you are reading these words. […]
Video by “Dad Prepper” Be sure to subscribe to Dad Prepper’s Channel here Transcription provided by American Preppers Network “Hello Everyone, My name is Dad Prepper. The title of this blogpost is Keeping Warm in Emergency Situation. Emergency blanket is what I have on and it’s about 23 degrees in Lubbock right now. It’s […]
By Patrick Brian O’Neill There are a few facts about the essential nutrient molybdenum that you should know. It is found in what nutritionists and health experts consider the world’s healthiest foods. The foods which contain high levels of molybdenum also deliver other minerals, vitamins and nutritional good guys that your body craves. If you […]
By Patrick O’Neill PatrickBrianONeill.com Arginine (also known as L-Arginine) is a naturally effective prosexual nutrient for both women and men. That means that when you eat foods that contain this incredible anti-aging sex booster, you might be able to throw away your Cialis and Viagra for good. Your circulatory system also benefits, and there is […]
One of the biggest potential catastrophes that face us today is the potential for a financial collapse. With the national debt now topping 18 trillion dollars and government spending out of control, there’s no wonder that many preppers are watching the financial pages every day, wondering when the end will come. But I wonder if […]
By Patrick Brian O’Neill Vitamin A is one of the 43 nutrients essential to healthy bodily functions. Unfortunately, your body cannot synthesize vitamin A in the quantities you need. This means you need to eat foods containing vitamin A as a part of your regular diet. Let’s take a closer look at this essential nutrient […]
What is Leucine? There are three branched amino acids and leucine is one of them. Having a non linear aliphatic chain from the side, the chemical formula is written as HO2CCH (NH2) CH2CH (CH3)2. As a result of the aliphatic isobutyl chain it posses, this branched amino acid is classified as under hydrophobic amino acids. Leucine […]
Burdock is our weed for need! Burdock is considered a weed in the United States, however in Japan and parts of Europe, they eat this plant as a vegetable. Yum Yum! Burdock is a member of the daisy family. It grows three to four feet tall, has a flower that blooms between June and October, […]
Guest Post written by Heather Roberts When you hear your weather report mention a hurricane coming your way, chances are you’ll be panicking in nine out of ten cases. The last thing you want to be in such a moment is unprepared for what comes ahead, so you need to make sure you have all […]
By Naveen Kumar, In today’s society, families face an uphill battle, when it comes to maintaining a healthy budget and keeping everyone happy. Although the entire concept might seem like an impossible struggle, it is imperative to work with your family, in order to put together an effective strategy for rectifying the problem. By relying […]
If history can tell us anything, it leads us to believe that cell phones will be much less effective, during the event of a disaster, economic collapse or terror attack. During the Boston Marathon, cell phone users struggled to get through to their friends and family. As soon as the bombs went off, the news […]
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By Charles Harpole charlesharpole.wordpress.com The most prevalent error I see with food storage shelving is storing glass containers on high shelves with no “front bumper” to retard the glass containers from falling down during earthquakes or other upsets. All that carefully preserved tasty food could easily come crashing down. All food containers are subject to problems. Glass […]
By T. K. Barwood WildWeedsBlog.com Today lets talk dandelions. We all hate dandelions. These little boogers like to grow everywhere. Thanks to children blowing their seeds all over the yard and they are some of the most stubborn weeds to get rid of. I stopped trying to get rid of them years ago. Dandelions are very helpful when modern medicine is […]
By PreppersParadise According to several sources such as The Farmer’s Almanac and The National Weather Service, this coming Winter of 2014-2015 is going to be a rough winter. There are predictions of colder than normal temperatures and higher levels of precipitation. Are you ready if your area gets slammed by a major storm? What kind […]
Dr. Thomas Frieden, Director of the Centers for disease control and prevention gave the following press conference: I’m not saying that the freaks have come out of hiding on this one, but if you want a laugh, go to the video on YouTube and read the comments! As expected, the tin foil hat society has […]
It seems like hardly a week goes by without news of another cyber threat that has compromised a supposedly secure website. The people responsible for these hacks aren’t the only ones we should be watching, however. The bigger threat for the average American are potential attacks on the electrical and communication grids, according to lengthy […]
Pests are the most common problems for majority of the homes. It is definite that sooner or later everyone is affected by pests and in the near future pest control is going to be a major threat for the mankind. These are much annoying creatures as they are omnisciently present everywhere, whether it be a […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
There may come a time when the entire Lower 48 becomes unlivable and abandoned, due to extreme droughts, floods, sea level rise and a general lack of food, fuel and power. As we all know, it’s not going to be a pretty picture, and the time to prepare is now.
I’m talking Alaska and northern Canada as well. Because by the time the Lower 48 becomes unlivable, the White House will have been relocated to Fairbanks, the U.S. Congress will meet in Juneau’s legislative halls, and the Supreme Court will be based in Anchorage. The continental United States, the part that still can afford the terrain and space to house climate refugees from the Lower 48 will at some point in time be completely contained inside the borders of what is now our 49th state — Alaska, “the Last Frontier.”
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Collecting rainwater saves money and keeps homeowners ready for water shortages. Learn collection methods and uses for rainwater.
Become familiar with the conditions which produce radon gas, how radon enters the home, & what you can do to prevent long term-exposure.
All total readiness plans include heirloom seeds, here’s why.
Preparing for a disaster like an earthquake seems like an oxymoron since one can’t ever really prepare for an earthquake.
Driving during a tornado warning is an extremely dangerous situation, so make sure you are prepared if you find yourself driving when a tornado strikes.