SELF-SUFFICIENCY

The Best 50 Tips From the Great Depression

The Great Depression was one of the most traumatic events in American history. Following the stock market crash of October 1929, industrial production crashed, construction shrank to a fraction of what it had been and millions of people found themselves on short hours or without work. Until the economy picked up again …

PREPAREDNESS

In A Survival Situation There Will Be Many That Become Threats to You: You Are Either A Prepper Or A Future Victim

The more you know, the better off you are, if you know how to use what you know. True knowledge is much more than just knowing a bunch of facts; you have to know how to use that knowledge to your advantage, how to put that knowledge to work in …

SURVIVAL

5 Lost Survival Lessons I Learned from the 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 …

HOMESTEADING

The Best Ways To Get 10 Times More Potatoes, Every Homesteader Should Know

Americans love potatoes, eating about 125 pounds, per person, per year. Although potatoes are easy to grow, many off-gridders on small plots of land avoid them because traditional growing techniques take up a lot of space. However, by using the caging technique, you can get a high yield in a small space. …

PREPAREDNESS

When Society Collapses, It Will Happen Quickly. The Time to Prepare Your Family AND Organize Your Neighbors Is Now!

A frequent mistake that many people make when considering the concept of social or economic collapse is to imagine how people and groups will behave tomorrow based on how people behave today. It is, though, extremely difficult to predict human behavior in the face of terminal chaos. What we might …

SELF-SUFFICIENCY

The Best Useful Tools That Helped Your Great Grandparents For Survive

Americans today have it made compared to the older generations. When something breaks, we can just drive down to our local home hardware store and pick up what we need. We even can order online and wait for the item(s) to arrive on our doorstep! It certainly wasn’t that easy …

SELF-SUFFICIENCY

Little-Noticed Survival Lessons From History’s Hobos And Vagabonds

As long as man has organized into society, there have been those on the fringe. These were people who, for one reason or another, just didn’t fit into polite society. Such were the hobos of our nation’s past. We tend to think of hobos as bums who stole rides on …

PREPAREDNESS
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It Is Better to Prepare 10 Years Too Early Than 10 Minutes Too Late: The 5 Places In America You DON’T Want To Be When Society Collapses

What would you say is the number one threat to lead to an end-of-the-world-like scenario? A terrorist attack? An EMP strike? A natural disaster? An economic collapse? All of these are possibilities, but in each one, a thick population density will make it far worse. There’s no denying that people …

PREPAREDNESS

When The SHTF, Preppers Will Be Far More Prepared Than The Average Citizen: Urban Survival – 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 …

SELF-SUFFICIENCY
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God’s Dietary Laws: Why Pigs, Crabs And Lobsters Are Bad For You

God’s dietary laws prohibit eating carnivorous animals. Just as God created clean animals for food and by-products that humans could use, he created unclean animals for other reasons. Carnivores are prey animals that help to control the populations of other animals. Such is the case with mountain lion and wolves …