When you think of that little dream homestead in the woods, what does it include? Probably a well and septic system, a little stream bubbling nearby, a chicken coop, a sunroom for winter growing, and a cozy fire to curl up next to.
A lot of ultra-rich people are quietly preparing to "bug out" when the time comes. They are buying survival properties, they are buying farms in far away countries and they are buying deep underground bunkers.
Counting the sellouts, sycophants, sissies and socialists (by whatever name they call themselves, including Republican) is certainly easier than counting the plucky, perspicacious, passionate patriots, that is for sure. For every one of the latter, t
Selco survived One Year In Hell when his city was besieged during the Balkan War and by all accounts it was literally hell on earth.
Come Tour the Magpoc Homestead. Learn what a small urban farm is and see what our new plans are. Hangout and meet new people.
'My son is 27 and if I were his age, I would probably sell the island and buy a Ferrari. But I am 56 years old, and I want to enjoy everything I have'
Well it's been awhile since I have written a blog. I'm just going to get into it. I had a baby. We named him Neo. He was born free in a hospital without a government birth certificate or a slave number (ss#). We've been adjusting to our n
Shipping container-based buildings can suffer – indeed, usually do suffer – from significant insulation issues.
Living in a tiny house can be as much about lifestyle as it is the size of dwelling. Tiny house living naturally requires an efficient use of space, but that efficiency can also encompass other parts of life. Jay Austin's Matchbox embodies just that
Some time has passed since I last chronicled my ongoing adventure, living on the top of a mountain in the Australian Bush with my wife Sarah in totally sustainable living accommodations made from 2 shipping containers. We have had just a few amazing
As the East Coast of the United States recovers from Hurricane Sandy, aka "Frankenstorm," the rest of us watch the unfolding aftermath from a distance – thankful Mother Nature hasn't unleashed her fury on our doorstep today.
If society were to break down tomorrow, the value of the things we own and the skills we have would be turned on its head. -
This week I'll take a break from discussing individual strategic locations and talk about two common frustrations that confront would-be retreat seekers that often goes unfulfilled—
One January when I was a Boy Scout, my troop and I went camping in Missouri to participate in an event known as "Trappers' Rendezvous," an annual gathering of around 6,000 Boy Scouts to trade (almost) anything, from folding knives and rabbit pe
The 64 sq m (689 sq ft) home was built with a fully welded steel frame, structural insulated panels, double glazed windows and a Zincalume skin
Gross mismanagement of the Ebola crisis by CDC and health officials around the country has left many Americans wondering what steps they need to take to prevent getting infected.
After reading a recent article on SurvivalBlog about keeping stored water clean, I thought I'd mention my experience with that.
The first thing Desmond Wheatley tells me about his solar-powered EV car charging system is you don't need great weather to make it work.
Did you ever think about dipping your big toe into the waters of "prepping" but it just all sounded so "out there" that you weren't quite sure it was something you wanted to be involved in?
Hello Daily Paul community, your help is needed. I recently met Robin Speronis of Cape Coral, Florida who shared her story of Off the grid living.
Looking rather like a 10-meter (33 ft) tall sunflower, IBM's High Concentration PhotoVoltaic Thermal (HCPVT) system concentrates the sun's radiation over 2,000 times on a single point and then transforms 80 percent of that into usable energy.
Clean Energy Storage for a New Generation
Sensible Prepper Presents: 20 Paper Clip Hacks for Survival & Everyday uses. Another installment in the Everyday items Survival Series.
When we first purchased our home less than three years ago, it was a charming four bedroom, two bathroom, Dutch colonial bungalow, built in 1920.
If you're paying attention, you've noticed that the newsfeeds are full of horror stories about Ebola.
Rogers understands that we are living in perilous times, and that actions by governments, finance ministers and officials across the globe have left us on the brink of a very serious collapse that will end with currency turmoil, food shortages, panic
It has been over two years since I wrote about the "Perfect Storm of Civil Unrest".
For the majority of my adult life– 34 years– I have taught, lived, worked, and recreated in wilderness settings. I appreciated JMS's call for articles from single female preppers, as it has been a frustration of mine for many years.
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Well, here's some encouragement!