Earthquake and Power Outage Experience in the Philippines

Earthquake and Power Outage Experience in the Philippines   Editor’s Note: This full article is a guest post submitted to us for use on the site.  This was my experience with a mild earthquake and a power outage, in the Philippines. Amazingly nothing was damaged by the quake.  I expected some things to tip over.  …

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Growing food with Hydroponics

Growing food with Hydroponics What if you have to live in a place where the soils are arable? Or how to provide large amounts of fresh food for your family when your space is limited? This can be done with Hydroponics, one of the most effective gardening methods without needing any soil. By using just …

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Overnight Survival Backpacking Checklist

Overnight Survival Backpacking Checklist Do you have a tendency to forget things at the worst moments? Nothing is more annoying than having that awful feeling that you are missing something only to find out hours later that you were, in fact, forgetting an important item. Like when you get to a hotel and realize you …

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Cooking Outside: 5 Tasty Ways to Practice Prepping

Cooking Outside: 5 Tasty Ways to Practice Prepping Everyone knows that practice makes for perfect prepping. But when is the last time you practiced your off-grid skills by cooking outside? That’s the beautiful thing about summer. You can prep and it feels like a party instead of a chore. Take some time while the weather …

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Bowfishing for Survival

Bowfishing for Survival Ancient civilizations have been using crude bows and arrows to shoot big, slow fish like carp for a long time. This was usually done from a canoe or boat and sometimes even from the bank. This is no new method for survival but it is worth talking about. Since then things have …

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Master the Wild with Your Powerful Camping Knife

Master the Wild with Your Powerful Camping Knife Have you not given thought to a fixed blade knife yet? Sure that foldable knife in your pocket is great but in a survival situation you need something with a little more oomph. This article is a look into finding the right camping knife but I think …

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Sew Your Own Carbon Air Filter for $10

Sew Your Own Carbon Air Filter for $10 This is such an interesting technique to learn that I had to include it. The survival use is not clearly defined but there are so many directions you can go once you understand the basics of this creation. Are you keeping carbon on hand? I recommend keeping …

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The Fifth American War

The Fifth American War We are a nation of individual with the highest levels of freedom and individualism on on the planet. Its not hard to understand how a population like this can wind up at each others throats. In nations with less freedom people are merely butchered when they are of a differing opinion. …

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The Basic Emergency Plan – The Foundation of Preparedness

The Basic Emergency Plan – The Foundation of Preparedness A simple, basic, foolproof plan should be the starting point for any prepper. The catch-all plan is much more likely to be used than your specialized scenario plans. They are easy to make and practice, and TruePrepper has made it even easier by creating a simple …

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Preppers Need to Know Their Limitations

Preppers Need to Know Their Limitations At the sight of this article I knew it would be a good one. This is an issue in much of the prepper and survivalist world. This strange idea that our will can overcome legitimate injury or poor training is just as dangerous as not being prepared at all. …

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