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Having A Working Vehicle Could Be The Difference Between Life And Death Once An EMP Attack Has Taken Place: Top 10 Vehicles For Your EMP Survival

Thirty years ago, most of the cars used carburetors, and only a few people believed that electromagnetic pulse (EMP) is a real threat. Nowadays, even NASA admits that EMP is one of those events we could not recover from: it would stop all infrastructures that sustain modern society which rely so much on electronics. No communication, …

HOMESTEADING

10 Best Edible Roots That Can Keep You Alive In A Survival Situation

When hermit monk Brother Simon reappeared at the farmer Farrin’s market after not being seen for seven years, people thought they were seeing a ghost. After realizing that Brother Simon was, in fact, alive and well, people started asking him how he managed to survive completely off grid. “I used …

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Most People In The World Are Reactive In Emergency Situations – Especially When It Comes to SHTF Disaster Scenarios: 13 Things People Will Wish They Had After The SHTF

Today’s post is a little different from usual. If you’re already a prepper, I don’t expect this article to teach you anything. Rather, I expect it to serve as a reminder of why we prep. I also hope that it can serve as a warning to those who don’t prep. …

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The Best Things That Need to Be Taken Into Consideration About Bugging In

I was researching different plans people have for bugging out and the question was posed;  What supplies do you store if you decide to *temporarily* bug in? Bugging In means having a plan in place to stay in your home during a natural / man-made disaster.  Bugging out means having a well thought out …

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Depression Recipes – Simple Meal Ideas for Hard Times – Simple Meal Ideas for Hard Times

The Great Depression is almost universally thought of as the darkest time in recent U.S. history from at least a financial standpoint. Like many of you, I know close family members who lived through the depression and their stories of the hardships, but more precisely how they made do regardless of …

SELF-SUFFICIENCY

Best Bug out Vehicles You Can Actually Afford

Is there any one of us who doesn’t drool a little whenever you see an exotic sports car tooling down the road? I don’t mean a Mustang GT either; I am talking about Ferrari, Lamborghini, McLauren – something in that range. I love these cars and if someone gave me …

HOMESTEADING

Back To Basics: Grinding Grains For Flour At Home

There are many reasons why you may want to grind your own grains at home. Making your own flour is a rewarding experience, and your product will still have all of the nutrients and flavor that commercial milling takes away. In a survival situation, you may only have access to …

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Ammo Is One Of The Best Items That You Can Stockpile For A SHTF Situation: 9 Ammo Storage Tips Every Gun Owner Should Know

If you’re like most preppers, you’re already a stockpiling pro. You’ve got food, supplies, a bugout bag, the perfect weapons, and a great plan. Chances are high that you’ve also begun stockpiling ammunition like a reality TV hoarder. Having a million rounds of ammo is great, but without proper storage …

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9 Ways Our Great Depression-Era Ancestors Reused Or Recycled Common Items

Chances are pretty good that you know someone who lived through the Great Depression. Some of the stories they tell are almost unbelievable. My mother, for example, was a child during the Great Depression and World War II. She always kept some type of snack in her purse, even though …

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If Society Were to Break Down Tomorrow, The Value Of The Things We Own And The Skills We Have Would Be Turned On Its Head: 25 Items That Will Be Worth Their Weight In Gold After The SHTF

When thinking about what to stockpile in case of a major collapse, it’s easy to get caught up in the big stuff and forget about all the little things. I’m talking about small items we use almost every single day and never think twice about until they’re gone. Things like …