Over the past couple of weeks, I haven't been around my computer much.
Ancient nomadic people knew a thing or two about living off-grid, so it makes sense that Scottish company Trakke drew on the traditional Central Asian yurt for inspiration when designing a modern shelter.
Ernest interviews Chuck Baldwin (ChuckBaldwinLive.Com and Pastor of Liberty Fellowship in Kalispell, MT) on the Liberty Church Project (helping to establish these non 501c3, liberty-oriented churches and fellowships), and preparing to survive the com
The "Hunger Games" nightmare scenario presently being implemented and it is called America 2050. The plan is called America 2050 and the concept is based upon the creation of megacities. In order for the megacities concept, which is well underway,
The cost of food has been steadily increasing in places like Thailand and Venezuela as evidenced by the fact that since the beginning of 2014, riots are occurring in countries that are suffering through extreme food shortages.
In the classic dystopian novel "Lord of the Flies," one of the main characters, Piggy, is virtually incapacitated when his spectacles are broken and stolen by the other boys stranded on the island.
Ruth Stout reflects on her life and her unusual gardening techniques.
Any prepared and informed person knows that the threat isn't always the event itself, which could be anything from a natural disaster to a rioting spree after a sporting event to an economic collapse.
Okay, the Schumer has hit the fan, and we are in TEOTWAWKI times.
Whenever the emails pile up or the traffic grinds to a crawl, many of us fantasize about leaving it all behind and unplugging from the grid.
The Ebola virus is spreading and no one in any position of authority is releasing information to the public about how serious of a contagion this is.
Skills are a major part of prepping. Although it is important to have supplies in place; the belief is that skills, and not supplies, will give you a greater survival advantage during a long term emergency.
Every week I receive at least one email from a reader asking me for my list of must have survival books, so to make it easier for me (and readers asking that question), ...
I wanted to address a few common misconceptions that I think some people have with how they plan to address a SHTF event in their lives.
While not nearly as popular or diverse as motor vehicle camping trailers, pedal-powered campers like the Midget Bushtrekka provide another form of mobile shelter.
Now this is an ingenius idea that anyone can do. Taking any plastic bottle and turning it into string, as seen in the video.
Are grassroots opponents of sustainable planning being silenced by international power . . . or have they marginalized themselves?
We have been successful with preparing our "bug-in" home and continue to learn and make mistakes along the way
It is an old classic and we all know the words: "Summertime and the livin' is easy. Fish are jumpin', and the cotton is high."
All you need is around $2000 to begin building one of these epic homes – made from recycled shipping containers!
Finally someone has addressed something that has been on my mind for quite some time.
Finding the right place to live can be a daunting task. And for those looking to strategically relocate out of major cities to a more sustainable and free lifestyle it could be even more challenging.
The older I get, the more I value the importance of good health and good physical fitness as it relates to long term survival.
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Papercrete is the ultimate building material for preppers, homesteaders, and off grid living enthusiasts.
With all the recent talk in the news about "Doomsday Preppers" and the demonization in the media, you have to be aware that you're considered a little….different.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation and other law enforcement agencies blasted alerts all over the country last week advising Americans to be on the lookout for 'Doomsday Prepper' Martin Winters, who police say was stockpiling over fifty "high powere
Okay, I am sure you all have a medical kit to be proud of, you've got all the bandages, the slings, the ointments and creams, but sometimes, just sometimes, the most mundane items can make life simpler,....
Gravity systems are simple but very complex at the same time. Having lived on spring water that was fed by gravity for over 50 years, I have some experience in making these systems work and easy to maintain.
Ernest goes over the headline news on Freedom's Phoenix - Scott Horton (talk show host, anti-war activist) joins the show to discuss the Middle East - Francis Boyle (Professor Int'l Law Univ of Illinois) discusses the War Powers Resolution; Attack on