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When A Disaster Hits, 99% Of People Are Completely Unprepared: 9 Street Survival Skills Necessary To Navigate a City During a Disaster

Major cities may still only take up a small portion of the land mass in the United States, but they are nevertheless home to over 80% of the population. With this being the case, the odds of being caught in the concrete jungle when disaster strikes are quite high. Of …

SELF-SUFFICIENCY

Cattails: How To SAFELY Harvest And Eat Nature’s 4-Seasons Survival Plant

A lot has been written about cattails, although the focus often tends to be on warm weather months. But I’ve harvested and eaten this remarkable plant throughout the year. Still, don’t be tempted to yank out a young cattail shoot and start munching away. The cattail may be safe, but …

PREPAREDNESS

In A Survival Situation, There Are So Many Things to Take Account Of And Deal With When Your Life’s On The Danger- What to Expect, What to Know, What To Do

If the power grid in your city went offline, what would you do? Probably not reach for the fridge – at least not for too long. In an urban situation, there are so many things to take account of and deal with when your life is on the line. Do …

PREPAREDNESS

During A Serious Threat Or Disaster, All Of Your Prepping And Preparedness Will Come Into Play: 9 Items You’ll Need To Survive The First 72 Hours Of A Crisis

It finally happens … the crisis you’ve been preparing for. All that training and stockpiling you’ve been doing is going to start paying off. What you do during the next few days might decide whether you and your family make it through this crisis unscathed. Having the right tools and …

ALTERNATIVE

During The Social Collapse, Law And Order Will Break Down: Your Only Rights Are Those You Can Defend

During the time period following a massive social societal collapse, law and order will break down. Some, most, or all of us may be living WROL (without rule of law) the extent of which may depend on where you live. During this time of chaos, an individual will have rights …

PREPAREDNESS

In A Survival Scenario All Bets Are Off And The Following Commandments Will Keep You Alive: 10 Commandments Of Survival You Need to Know About You Need to Know About

These days, it’s easy to go about our business of survival and preparedness without stopping to think about the rules of engagement. For most of us, these rules are not written or spoken, but are simply something that has evolved over a period of time. As I have expressed many …

SELF-SUFFICIENCY

How to Preserve Vegetables For Long-Term Survival

You’ve worked hard in your garden and now you have a ton of beautiful vegetables ripe and ready to eat. What should you do with them, though? Preserve them, of course! There are many ways to prepare your produce so that you can store your vegetables long-term and enjoy them …

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Our Underlying Goal In A SHTF Scenario Is Ultimately to Stay Alive: The Six Laws of Survival

Our underlying goal in a SHTF scenario is ultimately to stay alive and live without exposure to risks.  As much preparation as many of us have made, in the altered world of a SHTF crisis, there will be many dangers that lurk; and some of them will be inadvertently from …

SELF-SUFFICIENCY

Everyone Has A Choice As to Where to Live And What Life to Lead: Do We Humans Have Sufficient Elbow Room?

Do we humans have enough elbow room – enough room or space to live, move, work, and think freely and independently without being overly restricted, regulated, herded or conformed in order to coexist? Is it natural for us to live in crowded spaces? While there are still spaces with plenty …

SELF-SUFFICIENCY

5 Off-Grid Lessons From Amish Life We All Should Learn

Several years ago we had a week-long power outage in my region. Even though we live in a fairly old-fashioned rural community, panic still set in somewhere around hour 12 of the weather-related disaster. It was summer, a really, really hot summer, with temperatures hitting about 95 degrees before noon. …