by Kirk S Everyone agrees that you should have an emergency supply of water. Most experts advise that you should have a minimum water supply for 72 hours and the CDC recommends that you have 1 gallon of water for each person in your family for … [Continue reading] about What Are The Best Water Filters For Hiking, Camping, And Emergency Preparedness?
From the many manuals I have collected over the years, a truly solid hunting knife/ skinning knife is many things. Here are a few quotes from some of my favorites. “Use a knife with a blade at least four inches long, a guard, and a large handle. A … [Continue reading] about CRKT Folding Knives – Kommer Free Range Folding Knife Review
Written by - Jesse Mathewson One of the most underrated and over marketed essential components of a bug out, survival, bushcrafters kit are the knife, or in my case knives. Since the rollover in 2000 and failure to collapse of anything at that … [Continue reading] about What Are The Best Survival Knives For The Money
by Arthur T. Bradley, Ph.D. A surgeon recently wrote to ask whether a modern pacemaker would survive an EMP. It would have been easy to provide a gut reaction and say, “No way!” After all, an EMP might generate fields on the order of 50 kV/m. But … [Continue reading] about Will Pacemakers Survive an EMP?
by Chuck H Water has always been an afterthought for me and my prepping. It's so easy for me to take it for granted when all I need to do is turn a faucet handle and fresh, clean water is made available. But what if the power goes down for a … [Continue reading] about How To Collect Rainwater For Home Use
by Robert B Building an off-grid power source for your home or "Bug Out" location is not as difficult as you may think. Having power can drastically improve the quality of life during a long or short-term power outage. After losing all of our food … [Continue reading] about Do It Yourself Off The Grid Solar Power System
Editor’s note: The following excerpt was included in FM 21-13, an Army field manual published in 1952. Staying in as good of physical condition as possible is important for everyone (even you) and this article gives some good tips on why and how you … [Continue reading] about Vintage Army Advice on the Importance of Staying Fit (Applies To Everyone… Even You!)
by Susan B The security at home essay reminded of something that happened to me a few years back. I was having another sleepless night a few months after my husband had passed away, I fell asleep around 3 AM, I woke up 20 or 30 minutes later to my … [Continue reading] about Home Security and Safety Tips for Single Women Living Alone
by Joel Skousen (first published on November 28, 2017) With this week’s claimed test of a hydrogen nuclear device, North Korea is one step closer to making good on its threat to nuke some portion of the USA or its territories. It is still not … [Continue reading] about How To Prepare For and Survive a Nuclear Attack