OK, I know it isn’t anywhere near winter, and there aren’t many people reading this site who live in or even visit the remote tundras of the extreme north and south of this planet.
However, I find it fascinating how people have figured out how to survive and thrive with next to nothing.
Read more of… Building An #Igloo Alone: “Survive In Ice and Snow”
Innovation is the only way out of tough jams.
And few problems are more frustrating and impeding than traffic.
A company in China has designed and developed plans to launch a giant bus that would be elevated above the highway, straddling rails and even allowing other cars on the highway to pass underneath.
Read more of… Fed Up With #Traffic? Highway “Straddling Bus” Would Carry 1400, Allow Cars to Drive Underneath
Prepping? You should be thinking about what you might need.
But focusing all your time and energy on the wrong priorities can leave you just as ill-prepared as if you had done nothing at all.
City Prepping shares his top 6 priorities for being ready – starting with the most obvious necessities and working
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Depending on your outlook, this could be the ultimate in survival gear.
In the wake of an extreme threat – such as a tsunami or earthquake – this capsule could be the best place to withstand the impact, no matter what.
It is water-tight. It is extremely durable. It floats, and it can withstand
Read more of… This #Survival Capsule Could Insulate You Against Any Disaster: “More Control Than Safe Houses”
Covert art: The New Yorker
Moving into the basement or prolonging a stay in a childhood bedroom filled with outgrown toys and posters used to be a last resort for struggling 20-somethings, but now it is officially the most common situation for millennials and even those in the their early 30s.
Read more of… “Slacking Off”: Young Adults Living In Parents’ Basement Most Common For First Time Ever
It seems that many voices within the federal government are quite concerned about the growing patriot movement throughout the country, and especially in rural strongholds where land and liberty go hand and hand.
More events like the Bundy Ranch standoff seem likely to occur, as the BLM and other agencies show no sign of
Read more of… Armed #Patriots Prepare to Defend Against #Federal Encroachment: “This Is The Beginning of The Revolution”
When it comes to prepping for a truly serious SHTF, experience is the best teacher.
Planning, preparation and learning from experts is also critical.
But can cinema also be a good teacher?
Obviously there are plenty of things in the average Hollywood flick that are ridiculous and far from accurate when it comes to
Read more of… #SHTF In #Movies: “Lost, Wrecked and Left Alone to Survive”
Is civil war coming to America?
Those of us watching see the signs, and have witnessed our rights being trampled upon. That’s why so many have been prepping for what is coming.
Now a prominent prepper author is warning that Americans must also be prepared to stave off a complete divide in this country
Read more of… #Preppers Warn #Obama Dividing the Country: Prepare to “Live Through a Civil War”
While so much of propaganda about gun control has been inundating the country and clouding the debate about the 2nd Amendment in effort to restrict firearms, the state of Missouri just surprised everyone by actually expanding gun rights!
The heavily Republican legislature just passed a bill in both the Senate and House allowing people
Read more of… Packing Heat: #Missouri Lawmakers Expand #Gun Rights, OK “Concealed Carry Without Permit”
There is yet more confirmation that near-certain doom is headed for planet earth, and could kill or disrupt the lives of everyone on the planet.
And there’s reason to think it could be in our lifetimes.
A study commissioned by Oxford University identified possibly-imminent catastrophe from asteroids, AI, volcanoes, nukes/EMP or manufactured/weaponized disease sweeping
Read more of… Global Catastrophe Imminent: “Asteroids, Robots and Engineered Viruses Will Kill Millions”
How Dark Will Our Future Be?
There’s every reason to suspect that the powers-that-be are writing us out of it.
There are more dark projects and secret research grants than anyone can keep track of, but this list is a good start – and an indicator of how serious they are about control.
Read more of… #DARPA Creepiest Programs For Human Control: “How Dark Will Our #Future Be?”
No doubt it’s stealthy, and it’s homemade.
A Chinese man, reportedly a farmer, debuted this one-man semi-submarine which he invented and won a patent for. Basically shaped into a steer-cigar tube with a hatch and a propeller system, it costs only around $760. RT reported:
Zhang Shengwu, a 51yo farmer, received a Chinese government
Read more of… Dawn of the Homemade #Submarine: “Potentially Intriguing Vessel For A Post-Apocalyptic #World”
Are you truly prepared to survive what is coming?
It could prove to be the darkest period yet for modern civilization and the age of technocracy.
An EMP, a natural disaster, a nuclear attack, an economic collapse or a declaration of martial law rank among just some of the worst scenarios that could befall
Read more of… #Survival #Communications After a Collapse: “Pringles Can And Broadband Routers Could Create a WiFi Network”
It could all be over tomorrow. A truly modern threat.
The threat of an EMP – via natural event or deliberate attack – remains a grave one. Its potential as a WMD looms larger than any other weapons known to man.
Due to the dependency of modern society on electricity, supply chains and cities,
Read more of… #EMP Attack Would Destroy #Civilization: “A Nightmare You’ll Never Wake Up From”
What will you do in a crisis without life saving medicine and antibiotics?
If society breaks down, hospitals, pharmacies and clinics will be unavailable, and the medicine you or a loved one need may be unavailable.
Clearly, this means you need to have to supplies on hand, particularly for anyone who is dependent upon
Read more of… “ #DIY #Antibiotics”: What To Grow to Protect Your Health In a #Crisis
The future of fast food service will involve much less human interaction.
Instead, humans will line up like rats to pellet dispenser, and computer screens will take orders, as the classic menial, entry-level job will gradually disappear along with many other jobs in the workforce.
Former McDonald’s CEO Ed Rensi, who headed the company
Read more of… #McDonald’s Will Replace Jobs with #Kiosks: Ex-CEO Says $15 Wage “Will Trigger Massive Layoffs”
You don’t necessarily have to pull out your wallet, and pay big bucks for storable food, emergency camping equipment, ammo and fatigues… though you can if you want.
Instead, if you are just starting to prep, check out these essential items and focus most of all on the mindset of being ready for anything.
Read more of… How to Start #Prepping Without Breaking the #Bank: “All About Self-Reliance”
What level of hell is in the process of descending upon this earth?
The twisted mind of strategic thinking must consider all contingencies, and prepare to defend against it.
And whether it seems like a joke or not, the Pentagon has a document preparing its forces for the remote possibility – or perhaps imminent
Read more of… The #Pentagon’s Counter- #Zombie Martial Law Plan: ‘Concentrate Firepower to the Head’
Image: Arizona Department of Public Safety.
Running out of gas. Lost on a remote back road. No cellphone signal, unreliable GPS. Maybe an accident.
It could happen to anyone, but not everyone would handle this desperate situation as well as this 72 year old woman managed to do.
Indeed, her resourcefulness and determination
Read more of… This 72 Year Old Survived 9 Days in #Arizona Wilderness: “Lost, With No Gas and No Cell Reception”
This article was written by Daisy Luther and originally published at The Organic Prepper.
Editor’s Comment: It is indeed difficult to imagine life in the United States without power, and with such severe shortages that the government would have to excuse away the shortfalls, and divvy out what remains with an iron fist… or
Read more of… #Venezuela Rations #Power to Avert Collapse: “Do You Think It Can’t Happen Here?”
Does the future hold prolonged economic collapse? Electric outages? Food shortage? Civil unrest? EMP attacks? Looting and the general descent into madness?
Whatever may come, you and your family will be extremely vulnerable unless you have prepared for continuity and self-reliance without the aid of society. The vast majority have made no attempt to
Read more of… #SHTF Skills Every American Needs: “Improvise With What You Have”