Category: Survival

Hemp Hemp Hurray!

Observe the current FDA fervor to scientifically determine (and hence, regulate) the safe use of CBD (Cannabidiol). With the legalization of hemp. it was conceivable that CBD might get a pass.

Please make sure to check our SHTF Disclaimer for this hemp article. A few years back a hoax was perpetrated by a clever wag who went about decrying the hazards of this chemical formulation called DHMO (Dihydrogen monoxide). The gaffer and …

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What Should You Have Ready When The Power Goes Off

What Should You Have Ready When The Power Goes Off - This article offers a great list of things you should have ready when the power goes off. Measure your power outage inventory against some of these recommendations.

The power outage is a close relative to every disaster. Sometimes they happen for reasons we cannot even explain. Mitigating power loss is a huge first step when it comes to recovering from a disaster. This is especially true when …

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Socialism in Venezuela: The Ultimate Cautionary Tale

Socialism in Venezuela: The Ultimate Cautionary Tale - This article will take you on a journey to understand how we get to this point. It will tell you about the things that Hollywood's hero Hugo Chavez did to create this collapse.

Venezuela is a nightmare and its a lesson for all who think that socialism can work. Of course, history has provided us with so many examples before this one. Still, there are some who think that you can manhandle markets …

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How To Build A Space Blanket Shelter

How To Build A Space Blanket Shelter - Here is a quick, easy and warm shelter that can be built in a survival situation that could potentially save your life (or at least make your night more comfortable). The roof is lined with a aluminised mylar space blanket and a light weight plastic sheet over the front and sides. Even on the coolest of nights, with snow all around, temperatures inside the shelter can reach up to 70 degrees!

Here is a quick, easy and warm shelter that can be built in a survival situation that could potentially save your life (or at least make your night more comfortable). It is based on the traditional lean-to shelter with a …

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How To Know If Someone Is Following You

In the 21st Century, it is imperative that you know how to protect yourself. This is no longer an option in our society but a duty.

In the 21st Century, it is imperative that you know how to protect yourself. This is no longer an option in our society but a duty. A physical altercation is the worst case scenario. Even if you have the upper …

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The Single Walled Steel Bottle for Survival

While the white-hot debate, when it comes to water in survival, is about filters, there is a lot to be said about container as well. What type of container are you carrying your water around in?

While the white-hot debate, when it comes to water in survival, is about filters, there is a lot to be said about container as well. What type of container are you carrying your water around in? Many people are in …

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Could the Survival Bike be Your Bug Out Vehicle of Choice?

Could the Survival Bike be Your Bug Out Vehicle of Choice? — One important part of prepping is making sure you have an economical mode of transportation in the event that we don’t have access to gas. There are always biofuels, but large, heavy vehicles will guzzle these just like they do fossil fuels.

One important part of prepping is making sure you have an economical mode of transportation in the event that we don’t have access to gas. There are always biofuels, but large, heavy vehicles will guzzle these just like they do …

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Natural Health: Plantain

Natural Health: Plantain - One of the most common growing "weeds" in the nation.

One of the most common growing “weeds” in the nation is common plantain. We are not talking about the hard bananas you see in the market. No. This is about a small, leafy green that grows with a low profile …

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The Quick Up Tarp Shelter

The skill of shelter making takes a lot of practice. Its not something you can just get out there and master.

The skill of shelter making takes a lot of practice. It’s not something you can just get out there and master. Of the making of many shelters, there is no end. That’s for sure. Now, making a shelter from natural …

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How to Survive When the Cities Burn

How to Survive When the Cities Burn — I think the most important thing to study right now is urban survival and civil unrest. We are seeing unprecedented violence in our nation. Violence in locations that we have never seen it before.

I think the most important thing to study right now is urban survival and civil unrest. We are seeing unprecedented violence in our nation. Violence in locations that we have never seen it before. There are legitimate movements to hurt …

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