Category: Survival

Survive Water Contamination

Survive Water Contamination - The Big List of Nasty Disasters has a ton of great articles about surviving specific disasters

I’m sure we all know the story on water. It’s critical to survival. Its the reason there is so much life on the big blue planet. However, not all that water is safe to drink. In fact, waterborne illness kills …

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Finding Time for Prepper Fitness and Physical Activity

Making Time for Prepper Fitness — Its always an ugly topic to face, fitness. No one really wants to get in Post Apocalyptic shape. One of the greatest enemies of prepper fitness is time.

It’s always an ugly topic to face, fitness. No one really wants to get in Post Apocalyptic shape. One of the greatest enemies of prepper fitness is time. The greatest excuse is that there is no time in the busy …

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Duct Tape EDC for Preppers

Duct Tape EDC - Some articles are more fun than others. There is always that running joke that anything can be fixed using duct tape. The truth is that duct tape can certainly improve your ability to survive as well. I am sure you would be hard pressed to find a bugout bag that doesn't include duct tape because of its versatility. The article starts off with a few simple methods for duct tape use in a survival situation. From there it gets much more creative with the uses.

What are the most important parts of the prepper’s toolkit? There are many but it’s hard to ignore the multi-use functionality of duct tape. Some preppers wrap it around their Nalgene bottle. Others put a few wraps around a Bic …

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Buying a Realistic Bugout Vehicle

Buying a Realistic Bugout Vehicle — We have all seen those fantasy bugout vehicles with gun turrets and the like hanging off of them. They are heavily armored and look like something out a movie.

There is no getting around the fact that you need a bugout location. These could be varied. Maybe your bugout is very far away or maybe its pretty close by.  Either way, you need an answer if things get bad …

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Addiction in Survival

Addiction in Survival - For those fighting addiction it would seem everyday is a battle for survival. You wake up to tug and pull of your vices. No matter what important thing you must do there is the constant nagging of that thing you know you shouldn't do.

Addiction is ugly. Its an epidemic in this nation. We are habitual creatures and we are living in strange environments in bad relationships with bad people and it pushes some people to the brink. We have to be very careful …

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How Clean is your Water in SHTF?

Water is life. In SHTF food is power but water is life. You cannot operate without each. This is a very important part of the process. Do not assume you are prepared to deal with a collapse if you are lacking on either. 

Water is life. In SHTF food is power but water is life. You cannot operate without each. This is a very important part of the process. Do not assume you are prepared to deal with a collapse if you are …

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Family Tips for Effective Preparedness

Effective family preparing is a struggle. No getting around that!  However, if you can get everyone prepping together you can get a lot more done. Whether you realize it or not, there are a number of things we do to stifle effective family prepping. Let's look at some of them below. 

Effective family preparing is a struggle. No getting around that!  However, if you can get everyone prepping together you can get a lot more done.  Whether you realize it or not, there are a number of things we do to …

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Use SoapStone Warmers For Emergency Heat

We have been warm for a while. Yes, it's been a long time since we conquered the cold. We have done it using a number of means and methods. We were warm before electricity and kerosene.

We have been warm for a while. Yes, it’s been a long time since we conquered the cold. We have done it using a number of means and methods. We were warm before electricity and kerosene. The reality of human …

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What Kind of Prepper Are You?

In 2012 preppers became a mainstage player in the disaster preparedness world. Preppers were defined by National Geographic and American Culture as lunatics and paranoid hoarders. This set National Preparedness back 10 years at least. 

In 2012 preppers became a mainstage player in the disaster preparedness world. Preppers were defined by National Geographic and American Culture as lunatics and paranoid hoarders. Image Credit: Karin via Flickr This set National Preparedness back 10 years at least.  …

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The Cherokees Used Trees for Food, Medicine, and Survival

How Cherokees Used Trees for Food, Medicine, and Craft — There are those articles that stir ideas, that offer small smatterings of information often prefaced with a bold title. These articles are very important to the content of the community.

There are a lot of natural resources out there for you to take advantage of in an SHTF scenario. The most overlooked resource of them all are trees.  How many varieties of trees do you know? Are you aware of …

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