SELF-SUFFICIENCY

The 5 Forgotten Survival Lessons Learned From Amish

There are dozens of potential SHTF scenarios that we face these days.  One of the scariest is a loss of our power grid. Whether this happens due to hackers, an EMP blast, or some other factor, a complete lack of power is a scary scenario in our modern times.  Estimates have shown …

PREPAREDNESS

The Best Way To Defend Against A Home Intruder Is To Stop Him Before He Gets Inside: How to Make Your Home A Fortress

A home invasion is one of the most terrifying things that can happen to you or your family. Once an intruder is inside, it can be too late to prevent the worst from happening. A criminal might only be interested in taking your valuables, or he might have more sinister …

SURVIVAL

How To Make Pemmican: A Survival Superfood That Can Last 50 Years

Packed with calories and nutrition and able to be packed and stored for long periods, pemmican is often called the ultimate survival food. Created by Native Americans and adopted by European explorers of the New World, pemmican is a concentrated blend of fat and protein from lean, dried meat. The …

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15 Ways To Cook Without Electricity In Case Of Disaster

When it comes to preparing for disaster, one of the first things that we need to do as preppers is determine how we’re going to cook food if SHTF. Nearly all stoves nowadays are electric so if the power goes out, you’re forced to find alternative cooking methods. For many, …

PREPAREDNESS

Danger Lurks In Any Corner Even During The Winter: 10 Things to Do if a Winter Storm Is Happening and You’re Not Prepared

Just weeks ago a winter storm hit the South East United States leaving traffic locked in grid lock for days, people were also stuck at the office and in school for days. Tonight ice and cold rains down on the same areas with massive grid lock and power outages looming. For …

SURVIVAL

Forgotten Skills That Helped The Native Americans Survive Winter

Most of us head indoors and turn up the furnace when frigid weather hits, stacking in a good supply of wood for the stove or plugging in the old electric throw blanket — and praying that the power doesn’t go out! For the native people of this land, however, they …

SURVIVAL

Winter Is A Beautiful, But At The Same Time Very Dangerous Season, Because The Danger Can Occur At Any Time: 9 Important Cold Weather Survival Tips

The rewards of the outdoors comes with a few dangers. There are so many things that can go wrong during a hunting or camping trip (car failure, getting lost, injury, avalanche, etc.) that I won’t have enough space in a single article to cover them all. Going out alone in cold temperatures is one …

PREPAREDNESS

After Disaster Strikes, Your Mind Is Going To Be Racing Around Like A Car On A Race Track: 10 Skills That Will Come In Handy When Society Collapses

It’s hard to imagine what life is like in Syria, which has torn itself asunder thanks to a punishing civil war that has more factions joining in every month, it seems. If you take a look at recent photos of the country’s major cities, you will see that they have …

SURVIVAL

10 Super Affordable Survival Items You Can Stock Up On NOW Without Breaking Your Wallet

Canned goods, flashlights, a first aid kit, and drinking water — if you have these in a survival situation, you’re good, right? Yes, probably — but add just a few more items to your survival arsenal and you can go from surviving to actually thriving, even during an emergency. These 10 items …

PREPAREDNESS

Blackout: You Must Decide What Level You Should Prepare For And Seek The Means to Overcome The Situation

The electrification of the nation and to a larger degree the technology now seen as a necessary part of American life, are the Achilles heel of life in this country today. From cooking to sanitation to transportation to communication, most Americans can no longer do even menial day to day …