PREPAREDNESS

Stocking up for Doomsday: The First Foods You Should Stockpile For Disaster

Modern life has led people away from their backyard gardens and well-stocked root cellars. These once farmhouse staples helped ensure that families could feed themselves no matter how long the road to town was, what the weather was like, or their economic situation. While access to grocery stores makes it …

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After SHTF, Gangs May Become The Number One Problem in Cities Of Any Size

Here is one possible outcome for those living in the cities following a full-on SHTF collapse: After TSHTF, Gangs may become the Number One problem in cities of any size. The gangs may take over a city very quickly starting with their own blocks and neighborhoods. Their numbers may grow …

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Can You Survive Below Radar? Off Grid Tips And Tricks

Lately so many people are getting so fed up with pervasive totalitarian spying on literally everything we say and do, that they’re wondering whatever happened to the American Dream? Add in out of control greed municipal intrusions with building code tyranny for exorbitant property tax profits, not to mention a …

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A Food Invented By The Native Americans It Stored For 50 Years. Here’s Their Recipe.

It was a food invented by the Native Americans, who depended on it when traveling on long and adventurous journeys when food was scarce, or when there simply wasn’t time to hunt and gather enough to eat. That was a lesson well-learned by many early European settlers, explorers and fur …

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An Outage Long-Term Is Perhaps One Of The Worst Experiences I Could Imagine: If The Lights Went Out In America ?

You may have plans for power outages of a few days, but if you were without electricity for a period of months or even weeks, “there is no master plan for the civilian population” says Ted Koppel, author of “Lights Out” (describing how a cyberattack on the nation’s power grids could paralyze …

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All About The Lifestyle of the Amish Community, Lessons Of Life

The Lifestyle of the Amish Community in Lancaster County Old Order Amish women and girls wear modest dresses made from solid-colored fabric with long sleeves and a full skirt (not shorter than half-way between knee and floor). These dresses are covered with a cape and apron and are fastened with straight …

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37 Things You Should Stock but Probably Aren’t

UPDATED:  67 Items! Every survivalist message board and prepper blog tells you to stock the same things; weapons, water, food basics, etc. So, I went looking for a list of things that you should be stocking, but probably aren’t. Everything on the list will make your life many times easier after …

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If Someone Brings The Battle to You, You Must Be Prepared, Both Mentally And Physically: How to Make Your House A Fortress

If a burglar, kidnapper, or home invasion robbing crew targeted your home, it would be good if your home were a hard target, like a castle for fortress of the ancient days, but the reasonableness of your security measures must take into account the likelihood and severity of the risks you might face. …

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6 Emergency Foods from Wild Plants

Many people start learning about wild foods from common field guides focused on the subject.  There are often plants mentioned as wild foods that are not abundant enough to supply much of a harvest (such as Spring Beauties, or Fairy Potatoes), not nutritionally rich enough to offer much to survival situations (such as …

PREPAREDNESS

You Can Easily Survive This With A Little Preparedness: How to Survive 2 Weeks Without Electricity

2 weeks without electricity? How many times throughout our modern history have natural disasters damaged the electrical grid infrastructure of a region? Lots! While it’s not the normal circumstance, 2 weeks without electricity can certainly occur, and you can survive it. Let me say this though, today’s modern way of …