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”
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”
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”
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”
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”
April 19, 2016
Remember how I told you that the day we moved, our beloved kitty escaped out a window into the forest and our missing cat was never heard from again?
Well guess what?
How the Misadventure Began
Sylvester has always been a skittish cat. We got him when
Read more of… Everything We Need to Know About #Survival, We Can Learn from a Missing #Cat
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”
Disaster could come anytime, anywhere. It could be a widespread, system-wide event, or it could be a personal crisis.
Hopefully you have your home and family as prepared as you can be for any and all such SHTF situations.
But what about your vehicle?
Countless hours and miles are covered in our cars and
Read more of… Could You Escape Your #Vehicle In a #Disaster? “The Potential Is All Too Real”
April 2, 2016
In this week’s Survival Saturday round-up, the news topics are all about denial: saying no and burying our heads in the sand here in the good old US of Nay. Steps toward personal independence? NO. Saying the words “Islamic terror?” NO. Using an ancient remedy Big Pharma can’t patent? NO.
Read more of… Denial is a River in the USA: No to Tiny Homes, #Veggie #Gardens, the Words “Islamic Terror,” Old Remedies
Whether you are just starting out with prepping and are figuring out what to focus on first, or whether you are a veteran prepper tracing over your plans for potential flaws, you can always make improvements.
These videos can help you cover the essentials, boil down to the most important factors and start actually
Read more of… 29 Essential Tips for the New #Prepper: “Start Small. Develop Your Skills. Create a Plan”
Terrorism is a fact of life.
The political causes and effects of it are complex, and the reaction is often used in politically expedient ways. In other words, the default is to use fear to sell an agenda – perhaps for war, security measures, diplomatic pressure.
Regardless, the chances of being caught up in
Read more of… Surviving a #Terror Attack: Strategies To Save Lives If the Worst Happens: “Run, Hide, Fight” #Trump
One part of prepping is gathering and storing lots of useful gear and supplies.
Another part is honing your skills so that you could likely manage without any of those supplies – if you had to.
This video will start you out with some tips on how to whip up some useful devices out
Read more of… Survival Hacks: With These 17 Tricks, You Can Improvise Through Any Crisis
Survival is all about blending in.
If you stand out, you could become like the unhammered nail, begging for unwanted attention.
Whether you are carrying concealed or attempting to negotiate your way through a post-apocalyptic SHTF scenario, take notice that you don’t appear “militaristic” or tactical, as it will work against you.
Read more of… How to Dress to Avoid Suspicion, Blend In During a Crisis: “Be a Grey Man”
This article was written by Joshua Krause and originally published at The Daily Sheeple.
Editor’s Comment: Not only are there lots of prepping items that are overpriced and expensive, but you may not even need it. There is quite possibly a better strategy that is usually learned only through experience and thoughtful planning– and
Read more of… Don’t Blow Your Cash On These Overrated #Survival Items: “There Really Isn’t A Good Reason For It”
Who can you trust, turn to or rely upon during a collapse?
Morals are effectively suspended in the midst of a great crisis. And, as the Canadian Prepper explains, you will want to consider and profile high risk people, dangerous personalities and groups to avoid during a disaster – well in advance.
Read more of… Who Is a Threat To You? “Dangerous People to Avoid After the Collapse”