Salve making is an important skill now, and it will become an even more important skill after SHTF.
It has happened. The event that we have all talked about for so many years has come to fruition.
I am writing this article because most of my friends are still living in major U.S. cities and I feel that this information could be very valuable to them.
Introduction to Faraday Cages
Diseases come and diseases go…rather like fashions, but with diseases it's the general conditions prevailing at the time that denotes what gets a foothold and what doesn't.
Our modern way of life has strayed from the family farm and has moved toward the urban and suburban environment. This change has left many people in a compromised position when it comes to full self-sufficiency.
There seems to be a significant uptick in the number of people who are concerned about preparing for unforeseen circumstances.
No disputes on the article from me. It points out that the "college education" and the attendant debt only assures more debt and dubious occupation opportunities.
It was the second time my power went out in one day. The first time was at two in the morning when a nearby fuse or transformer blew causing a power outage.
Since my high school days, I have dedicated my spare time to breeding quality creatures– parakeets, gerbils, rabbits, cats, and canaries.
I'm a female and had some thoughts regarding C.B.'s letter on moving females.
There are a lot of feel-good words that are synonymous with "bullcrap." Examples include "fairness," "social justice," "community," "coexist," and "diversity." They are used to connote how sensitive, caring and open-minded the speaker is, but are e
When you first take the leap into a prepared lifestyle, it can be overwhelming.
Leaf House is the creation of small home enthusiast Laird Herbert from Whitehorse, Canada, who was inspired by the idea of building his own home.
The Salsa Box, by Portland, Oregon-based Shelter Wise, offers yet another take on very small-scale living.
The other morning I got up, put on a pot of coffee, turned on the ham radio and had a nice conversation with two gentleman in the U.K. for a good half hour before heading off to work.
Let me begin by saying that I am still relatively new to “prepping”. So you will have to forgive me if some of this is second nature to a lot of you folks.
One could be forgiven for thinking that shipping container-based architecture may have reached saturation point. After all, Gizmag has previously reported on student digs, a passively-cooled home, and a cruise ship terminal, to name just a few exampl
I’m a long-time reader of SurvivalBlog, and like so many others I am deeply concerned about the choices our country has made in the last twenty years and the as yet unfelt repercussions.
In 2006, Home Power magazine estimated that more than 180,000 United States homes were supplying their own power.
My love affair with paracord continues. Not only is it strong and useful for a myriad of tasks, it is colorful and fun to work with while making bracelets, key fobs, belts and other goodies.
Hugh, Preparedness For Teenagers just once again brought to my attention a matter– we should ALL get a vocabulary change in place.
When I first began this experiment, I must admit, I was under romantic ideologies. Can 21st century people step back in time and homestead like our forefathers? Whenever I passed an abandoned house in the middle of nowhere, I would dream of the chanc
Dear Reader, As a person who has been blessed with not needing reading glasses, I am usually happy to read lists on prepping that tell the readers to make sure that they have extra prescription glasses in case they break their everyday glasses and
Free energy has been released to the people. You can choose to be skeptical if you wish, but in time (perhaps just a few short months) the reality of what is happening will become more and more apparent.
In an effort to bring reliable electricity supplies to emerging regions and remote island communities, Panasonic has developed an expandable, portable, self-contained photovoltaic system.
Mobile phones have proven invaluable for connecting communities in developing countries where there is no wired telecoms infrastructure.
Last year, Mike and Sheena Marie Roberts founded Grow Your Own's Community Learning Garden in Copperas Cove. They had a vision.
Water is second only to oxygen in the hierarchy of survival. Without it, in 3 days, you’ll die. But it goes much further than that. Water is vital for basic sanitation, for growing more food, for raising livestock, for cooking, and for treating inj
Hugh, The poster of this article did a good job overall. One thing that was mentioned in brief was dehydration in cold weather.