Justin's note: Today, we turn to master trader Jeff Clark, who explains how to take advantage of the current market environment. As you'll see, things are out of whack right now in the short term – but you can use this window as a huge profit o
This article will discuss some of the most common sun exposure and sunscreen myths. We'll get into how sun protection applies in particularly important ways for preppers and homesteaders. We'll also talk about tips for preventing sunscreen, and s
Doomsday Prepper's conservative off grid living and survival expert, Rick Austin (AKA The Survivalist Gardener) and the founder of Prepper Camp, teaches the Daily Show's liberal Desi Lydic about survival and prepping.
be the start of SHTF" ...Thanks to the situation that is deteriorating everywhere, I think we gonna be witnessing more and more events like the latest rioting in France. I think it is just the beginning.
Selco's Guide to What You Should REALLY Store for Trade and Barter Discussions about trade and usage of trade are great because sooner or later when SHTF, you'll find yourself in a situation to be involved in a trade.
If you've been around the survival world for long, you know that Selco is kind of a big deal. He survived some things that we can barely comprehend here in the USA. His city was under siege for an entire year. During that year, there were no suppl
I recently interviewed internationally known prepping expert Bob Griswold, of Ready Made Resources, as he provided the most salient observations and advice on the topic of developing situational awareness designed to keep people safe as they progres
Last night, I walked across the street and introduced myself to the cop sitting in the car across from my house.
There's something incredibly important for your survival that a lot of folks aren't doing.
If you compare the meals served in many of the kitchens today to meals served 100+ years ago, there is one very big difference. Nearly every meal served in North America has at least one dish that has come from a box, bag, or pouch.
For those of you who will go postal without would really miss a cup of coffee after an SHTF event, the best way to stock up it is with green, unroasted coffee beans. (You can get green coffee beans packed for the longterm in cans with a 20-year shelf
The last time we visited I wrote an article for Daisy about my different first aid kits that I created built on my experience as an Army medic. And she let me know an important item I forgot.
Per Person Per Day ..Living in Cape Town South Africa, after we have gained experience with rolling blackouts, our city (and surrounds) ran out of water … a first-world major metropolis ran out of water.
Tensions are incredibly high in the United States right now.
Sometimes, whether for lack of funds or reallocating money for other things, the grocery budget gets drastically cut. When this happens it is always best to have a plan.
Tensions are incredibly high in the United States right now. I realized that over the past three years, I've written that they're "at an all-time high" far too many times. So, I'll just say, they're high enough that all hell could break l
I recently interviewed prepper expert, Bob Griswold from Readymaderesources.com. During the course of the conversation I learned that with all that is coming at the American people, the first widespread and catastrophic impact we will all feel will b
(Natural News) Violent gangs, mobs, rioters, and looters do not abide by the rule of law and do not fear the consequences of their actions. They only care about getting what they want. If SHTF, gangs believe there will be no lawful repercussions for
The lack of power is getting increasingly common in my home country. Those without a good battery pack and solar panels to charge it are going to be powerless. The norm of the rationing now in Venezuela is just like the 4 hours a day of power in Cuba
Those kinds of events usually happened way above our "circle" of influence and no matter what we do those events will happen on a way that somebody much more powerful planned.
The lower your income is, the more difficult it is to be particular about what you feed your family.
Survival isn't just a "someday" mindset – it's how to insulate yourself from the elements, extreme deprivation, and nary-do-wells – at all times. Right now.
The more time you spend denying that this - whatever "this" is - could ever happen to you, happen in your hometown, or occur at all, the less time you have to take definitive action
A prepper homestead is something that must be built over a period of time ?" it's absolutely not a plug-and-play solution, regardless of the number of survival seed packets you have carefully stashed away. Homesteading for survival is not a good p
When the cops ain't coming,...who do you call?
I have mentioned in several opportunities what I could have done better, given the chance. Here some of my afterthoughts about it. As good as your plan may be, you may have to leave it all behind. You must plan to be mobile
Coconut oil is a shelf stable product that really does it all. This pantry item can be used (nutritiously) in place of butter, shortening, and cooking oil, and then pressed into duty as a health and beauty aid.
Let's talk about poverty. I don't mean the kind you're talking about when your friends invite you to go shopping or for a night out and you say, "No, I can't. I'm poor right now."
Even the best-laid preparations have failure points...