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What to do Before, During, and After a Flood


Floods are one of the most common hazards in the United States. Flood effects can be local, impacting a neighborhood or community, or widespread, affecting entire river basins and multiple states. Not all floods are alike. Some develop slowly, … [Read more...]

Food Storage Sweeteners


Sweeteners like sugar and honey are food storage necessities for several reasons. As carbohydrates they provide fuel for the body. Simple carbohydrates like sweeteners provide quick, but short lived bouts of energy. They also enhance flavor, texture … [Read more...]

Family Survival Plans


It’s a Fact… The Federal government is on a mission to disarm the American public. You might be surprised to learn the “real” reason that they’re doing this. It has little to do with mass shootings or crime rates and everything to do with … [Read more...]

Preserving Sanity in a Disaster Situation


Emotional needs during and after a disaster are sometimes as important as the physical needs. Everyone from victims to volunteers has emotional feelings in times of crisis. The Red Cross has been known to send psychologists to help people cope with … [Read more...]

Berkey Light Water Filter Product Review


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My Diabetes Emergency Plan


At the end of 2012, the American Diabetes Association (ADA) estimated that 22.3 million people were living with type 1 or type 2 Diabetes in the United States. In fact, Dr. John Anderson of the ADA states, “I know of no other disease that is … [Read more...]

Eat What You Store

Having food storage of any kind is a step in the right direction--to really make your storage work well for you and your family, think about the things you love to eat on a day-to-day basis, and plan to store ingredients that will make those meals … [Read more...]

Bug Out


Basic Bug Out Kit Sometimes, the only way to survive a disaster is to get as far away from it as possible. In many cases, the amount of notice you might get that you have to head for the hills – i.e. bug out – will be minimal. In this case, it’s … [Read more...]

Planning for Pandemic


In 2009 the CDC confirmed an outbreak of human cases of H1N1 (swine) flu in North America and the outbreak quickly spread around the world. Two months later the World Health Organization raised its flu alert level to Phase 6 – the highest level – … [Read more...]

Baby Steps: Preparing the Soil for your Garden

A gardener wearing a pair of bright green wellies digging over soil on an allotment vegetable patch.

Now that spring is in the air and the days are longer, I’m getting the itch to start working on my garden. Now is the perfect time to go over some garden preparation basics. The main reasons we grow gardens are to provide our families with healthy … [Read more...]

Survive In Place: Urban Survival Course


Is Your Family Prepared For Urban Survival? Discover How You Can Easily Have A Survival Plan Staying Right Where You Currently Live That’s Better Than Having A Fully Stocked Rural Retreat That You Can’t Get To! Finally Revealed: Urban Survival … [Read more...]

Measles on the Rise


What do New York City and Orange County, California have in common? Celebrity sightings. Overpriced real estate. And a recent measles outbreak that has made residents nervous. Experts are calling it the worst epidemic of this particular disease in … [Read more...]

SHTF Skills: Widening Perceptual Span

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Guest Blog Post: Unique Cooking Method


Today we have a special guest blog post from Janna from North Dakota, who writes about thinking outside the box when it comes to cooking in a disaster or emergency. JANNA FROM NORTH DAKOTA: The method for cooking food in an emergency is always a … [Read more...]

Drying Food as Part of Your Food Storage


Drying food is the oldest method of food preservation. That’s because it’s so simple. As harvest and hunting season approaches, drying is a great way to prolong the enjoyment your fruits, vegetable and meat into the winter months. Though dried food … [Read more...]

Survival Preparedness Basics

Survival preparedness is something that many people take for granted. Some people wait for news alerts or mass panic to begin before they start doing something to ensure their safety and the safety of their family and loved ones. Some people who are … [Read more...]

Make and Practice a Fire Escape Plan


So, obviously, the whole point of National Fire Prevention Week is to keep dangerous fires from starting in the first place. But sometimes, for all our good efforts, things go wrong. In addition to knowing effective practices for fire prevention, we … [Read more...]

How Many Calories Do I Need?


If you’re using your emergency food stores to get through a weekend power-outage, you don’t need to pay too much attention to nutrition. However, if you’re planning for long-term food shortage, it makes sense to understand what nutrition you need … [Read more...]

Returning Home


If you think evacuating from your home would be difficult, how would you feel about returning to your home after the emergency? Would you know what safety precautions to take? How would you deal with the emotional trauma of seeing your home after the … [Read more...]

Could you Survive an EMP?


Are you ready for a blackout triggered by an electromagnetic pulse? Experts such as Peter Vincent Pry, the executive director of the Task Force on National and Homeland Security, warn that the civilian world isn’t as prepared as they should be. An … [Read more...]


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Hunger Games Survival Skills Self-Evaluation


SURVIVAL: RESOURCEFULNESS AT ITS FINEST For those of you who are Hunger Games fans, I have a question: During tribute (contestant) training, which types of tributes does Katniss always seem to migrate towards, becoming their friends and allies in … [Read more...]

How to Make Cordage (Rope) in the Wilderness

Learn how to make cordage, or rope, from NYC Outward Bound instructor Marko Yurachek in this wilderness survival skills video from Howcast. … [Read more...]

How to Send an Emergency Signal using a Reflective Surface


Learn how to send an emergency signal using a reflective surface from NYC Outward Bound's Marko Yurachek in this survival skills video from Howcast. … [Read more...]

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Clean Sprouting Every Time


The last thing you wanted to read about this week was another e. coli outbreak. Luckily, this one happened two summers ago (2011), but we’re writing about it now because e. coli outbreaks are a real danger. In the 2011 German outbreak, definitively … [Read more...]

The Forgotten Handgun Accessory You’ll Need In 60 Percent Of Encounters

Image source: Wikipedia Do you carry a handgun for self-defense? If so, carry a good flashlight. The statistics indicate approximately 60 percent of all confrontations occur in dim light conditions. That does not necessarily mean complete darkness, … [Read more...]

Staying Warm in the Outdoors


Few discomforts are more annoying and potentially dangerous than being cold. The body loses heat through four different means: evaporation of moisture at or near the skin, conduction, convection and radiation. Evaporation: Moisture is lost through … [Read more...]

How to Make a Stone Tool

Learn how to make a stone tool from NYC Outward Bound instructor Marko Yurachek in this wilderness survival skills video from Howcast. … [Read more...]

Powdered Milk in the Modern Age

We were out of milk the other day and so I decided to go ahead and open a can of powdered milk. I immediately had flashbacks of the powdered milk days of my childhood. Some of you will remember those days full of a clumpy, weird tasting white liquid … [Read more...]

Natural Disasters and Gender: An Unexpected Factor


In 1970, the Bhola Cyclone hit Bangladesh, killing close to 300,000 people. Of every 15 victims, 14 were women. Since then, researchers have been looking into the cultural factors that affect genders differently in an emergency situation. In third … [Read more...]

Why store Soybeans in your Emergency Supplies?

After living in Beijing for nearly three years, I came to understand the importance of soybeans in food storage. The Chinese people first record use of soybeans in 2383 B.C. They used soybeans as nearly their sole source of protein, where we in the … [Read more...]

Prevent Winter House Fires with FEMA’s Safety Tips


Did you know that on average, at least 905 people die in winter house fires each year? In fact, the majority of house fires in the United States take place in winter when families prepare holiday meals, heat their homes, and display decorations that … [Read more...]

Shelter and Temperature Control in an Emergency

Along with water and food, shelter and temperature control are two of the most important elements of human survival. Even if you’re hydrated and have a full belly, you won’t survive long if your core body temperature rises or falls very far outside … [Read more...]

Sleep When the Wind Blows


A farmer needed an extra hand to help on his farm. One young man came to interview for the job. "What are your qualifications?" the farmer asked. "I can sleep when the wind blows," the young man said. This simple reply confused the farmer, but he was … [Read more...]

102 Awesome Pallet Projects & Ideas


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How to Build a Fire


Like so many ancestral skills, the ability to start and maintain a fire has been nearly eliminated by modern technology. Electric heaters, ovens and stoves, and hot water heaters all do the jobs once performed by fire. So, unless you’re a Boy Scout … [Read more...]


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Grain and Legume Storage

When it comes to the storage of grains and legumes that include beans, corn, oats, rice, wheat, etc. for your survival food stores, there are some basic rules to follow. When storing them for the best and longest shelf life possible, store them … [Read more...]

Ticks: How to Identify them and Prevent their Bites


It’s that time of year again, where we start thinking about all the outdoor activities we can do as it starts getting warmer outside. Activities like hiking, biking, camping, hunting, target shooting and many other sports may take us into the desert … [Read more...]

10 Tips for Hiking with “Little Ones”


1. Choose hikes with a specific destination such as a lake, a spectacular view, or a waterfall. Start small children on short, easy trails at first; gradually increase difficulty as their muscles and ambition grow. 2. Keep hiking speed and distance … [Read more...]

10 Travel Preparedness Tips You Won’t Want to Forget


At some point in our lives, many of us have been subject to Murphy's Law of Travel—what can go wrong, will go wrong. And often we're too excited, stressed, or concerned with getting the car or suitcase packed that we may forget to prepare for any … [Read more...]

Psychological Foods

When considering the types of foods to put in your disaster food stores, do not forget to add some psychological foods. Psychological foods are the types of food that will bring a smile to your face and a thank you from your family or group. When … [Read more...]

RFID Blocker


RFID PROTECTION FOR NEW “CHIPPED” CARDS Protects you from electronic pick-pocketing and identity theft Defends your personal data by blocking RFID scanners Fits in any wallet without adding extra bulk WARNING! Personal information on … [Read more...]

Storing Non-Food Items


Food storage is very important, but there are items to put in your storage you may not think of when planning. Once you have planned the amount of grains, vegetables, and cooking essentials you need for your food storage, you may want to think about … [Read more...]

12 Dos and Don’ts of Food Storage


When an emergency strikes, you’re often left to your own skills and preparation to provide for you and your family. Food is one of the major necessities of life that you want to have on hand when an emergency hits, whether a natural disaster, an … [Read more...]

Donald Trump Accused of Kissing Porn Star Jessica Drake Without Her Consent, Offering to Pay Her $10,000 for Sex – Hit & Run

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Water Storage Options


In most emergency situations, fresh drinking water is the most important item you can store. It is recommended to have both stationary emergency water storage and portable storage in containers light enough to carry in an emergency. Be sure to take … [Read more...]

Obama & Clinton’s Bizarre, Alien Agenda for America

By Roger J. Katz, Attorney at Law and Stephen L. D’Andrilli Obama & Clinton’s Bizarre, Alien Agenda for America Arbalest QuarrelNew York, NY  -(  Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton do not represent the nation’s interests … [Read more...]

And The Whiner Is

Art by A.F. Branco And The Whiner Is AmmoLand Gun NewsUSA –-( And The Whiner Is.Obama tells Trump to stop whining about the Media, but haven’t we heard him whine for 8 years about Fox News?Did you enjoy this cartoon?Sign up for … [Read more...]

The Essential Preppers’ Dictionary

Have you ever read a blog post or an article by a serious prepper and found yourself at a loss to understand some of the terms used? Preppers have their own lingo, often condensed into military or government-style acronyms. Here’s your (more or … [Read more...]

Obama’s Broken Guantanamo Promises: New at Reason – Hit & Run

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Gore, Trump and Liberal Hypocrisy

Originally published at Fox News Gore, Trump and Liberal Hypocrisy Newt GingrichUSA – -( The media is beside itself that Wednesday night, in the final presidential debate, Donald Trump said he would wait until the election … [Read more...]

Why Voter Fraud is a Massive Problem | Lauren Southern and Stefan Molyneux – Freedomain Radio: The Logic of Personal and Political Freedom with Stefan Molyneux

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Captured, Tortured, and Left to Rot at Gitmo: New at Reason – Hit & Run

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Arm Up System: Defense Without Regulation


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Columbia U. Students Tear Down Posters Advertising Christina Hoff Sommers Visit – Hit & Run

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Tools Needed to Make a Fire using a Bow Drill


Learn about the tools needed to make a fire with a bow drill from NYC Outward Bound's Marko Yurachek in this wilderness survival video from Howcast. … [Read more...]

The Vaccine “Loophole” and Other Myths

The Vaccine “Loophole” and Other Myths Doctors for Responsible Gun OwnershipUSA –  -(  In 1998, a group of physicians published a small case study involving just 12 patients in the respected medical journal Lancet, claiming that … [Read more...]