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How to Escape a Sinking Car in a Flood

5:00 am PDT, October 22, 2019

When we think with a survival mentality, we usually consider the destination as our endgame. But getting to that safe place in a disaster is what presents the greatest risk. That greatest risk can come at any moment, anywhere – … Continued

How To Survive an Ice Storm

8:00 am PDT, October 20, 2019

You know the weather event that I dread more than snow. An ice storm. The ice storm can turn roads and paths into an ice skating rank in no time at all. Just 1/10 of an inch of ice can … Continued

The Adhesives and Glues Every Prepper Needs

10:01 am PDT, October 19, 2019

Glue is an important thing but it often gets overlooked until it is needed the most. Having a variety of glues and adhesives on hand is a wise move for any prepper. Glues and adhesives are not expensive preps to … Continued

DIY Mosquito Traps for the Home and Homestead

10:37 pm PDT, October 16, 2019

Mankind’s Greatest Predator As humanity broke through the paleolithic we were leaving behind a variety of medieval predators that stalked and killed us for thousands of years. Real-life monsters like the short-faced bear that was larger than any bear on … Continued

What You Need To Know About Psychological Warfare

12:39 pm PDT, October 13, 2019

I recently was in an environment where there was a class on psychological warfare. I also saw those same concepts being applied by others. Not that I was surprised. In a crowd that size, it is going to happen on … Continued

The Full Story on Emergency Water Storage

6:01 am PDT, October 11, 2019

Every day, 6,000 children die of water-related diseases. https://www.unicef.org/media/media_21423.html What an astounding number! Now, to be fair, water-related diseases will also include things like Malaria but sanitation and waterborne pathogens are a large part of this number. These instances are … Continued

The Backdoor Survival Guide To The Best Tents

1:00 am PDT, October 9, 2019

The right tent depends on your needs. Plenty of people that spend a lot of time outdoors have more than one tent. I am going to categorize tents my purpose and try to provide a few options to meet various … Continued

The Isolationist State of America Today

1:10 pm PDT, October 7, 2019

Have you felt like you don’t really know that many people besides those that are online buddies? Do you feel alone or isolated? If you are like many Americans this is just the way it is. Despite being more connected … Continued

Coghlan’s Emergency Stove and Fuel Tablets Review

12:54 am PDT, October 6, 2019

Coghlan’s is a brand that is found at many different camping stores from campgrounds to Wal-Mart. They have been around a long time and produce a variety of budget-priced camping basics. Matt picked up this little stove and some extra … Continued

How To Get A Reluctant Significant Other To Prep

7:28 am PDT, October 5, 2019

I have noticed that a lot of people have expressed frustration with getting their spouse or partner to prep. When I was interviewed by Todd Sepulveda on The Prepper Website Podcast, I was asked how a guy can encourage his … Continued

Pioneer Foods That Were Popular on the Homestead

1:17 am PDT, October 4, 2019

Another morning starts with chicory and hardtack. You break camp quickly and carry your life on your back. Armed with what’s in your pack and the skills learned you hope it’s enough to keep your family alive through this journey. … Continued