Category Archive: Survival

Shazam App for Foraging – Learning Tool

Shazam App for Foraging Learning Tool After the SHTF if it isn’t a grid down scenario this would be an awesome tool for foraging. If a SHTF event occurs and does take down the grid, this would still have been an awesome learning tool prior. Everyone should know about the plant life in their regions. …

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Best Bug Out Vehicles

Best Bug Out Vehicles Everyone has their own ideas on what makes a good bug out vehicle. My own dream Bug out vehicle (BOV) would include: Off road capabilities (road ways will be packed and dangerous) great on fuel (one of the first supplies to go will be fuel and fueling stations will be overloaded and therefor …

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School Terror Drills and Children Bugging Out

School Terror Drills and Children Bugging Out (2 featured links) When I went to public school, it was one of the safest places a parent could have their child! Now it can be down right dangerous in some cases and in other cases traumatizing to your child. When my own children were in school I …

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Prepping for Vices

Prepping for Vices The usual banter on prepping and survival sites is to either ignore vices (yours or those of other group members) or to advise you and your group members to rid yourself of them now before a crisis event. Whether it’s tobacco, caffeine, alcohol, a drug (legal or otherwise), sweets, or any item that at …

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Respect and Plan for Your Limitations

Respect and Plan for Your Limitations Preparedness plans are about how we plan to stay alive if disaster strikes. But do those plans respect or make adjustments for our personal limitations? Your age? Your health? Your group member’s abilities? See what 1776 Patriot USA has to say on the topic at our featured link below …

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The Forgotten Majority – Suburban/Urban Preppers

The Forgotten Majority Suburban/Urban Preppers All preparedness sites talk about surviving a major SHTF event with ideas on gardening, livestock, off grid living etc.. But aren’t we forgetting something or more accurately someone? .Suburbanites! It’s a fact that the majority of the population live in suburbs. The urban areas are where the jobs are. Does that mean they are …

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How Your local Grocer is Told to Prepare for Disaster

How Your local Grocer is Told to Prepare for Disaster At first I thought this article was going to be about how your local grocer (co-op) was being told to handle us the consumers. But it’s not. It’s how they should react to a disaster to best help their employees and then their business from …

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DIY Water Filter Distiller

DIY Water Filter Distiller We all worry about clean water after any disaster manmade or natural. Water is the essence of life. No matter which in which country, state, or region you reside in, water is going to be a priority find during a crisis. You may think ahh but there is a lake just down the road, or it …

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Understanding Preparing for the Unknown

Understanding Preparing for the Unknown That we are preparing for the unknown is a concept that too often is forgotten by the prepping community at large and reveled in by the non-prepper as an excuse not to be prepared. The prepper, myself included, tends to have an idea of what the post disaster community will …

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Lone Wolf Survival Expectancy

Lone Wolf Survival Expectancy There are opinions both pro and con to the idea of the lone wolf survival. Some people  like the idea of only themselves to worry about during a crisis and others who feel that human beings are indeed pack animals and will need each other more than ever in a crisis. …

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