Author Archives: April Kuhlman

Author Archives: April Kuhlman

  • DIY: Make your Car run on Trash

    DIY: Make your Car run on Trash

    That’s right! Just like Doc Brown’s DeLorean in Back to the Future, we now have a way to turn trash into fuel. And it’s not a new discovery. The process, referred to as gasification, was first used during WWII when gasoline and diesel were rationed. Keep reading to learn how you can ...
  • Just in Case: Long Term Food Storage Must-Haves

    Just in Case: Long Term Food Storage Must-Haves

    When it comes to long-term food storage, where you store is just as important as what you store. Emergency food storage is a huge part of the prepper lifestyle, but it can go to waste if your goods are exposed to dangers like water, humidity, pests, and sunlight. Whether you’re buying a little ...
  • DIY: Edged Weapons

    DIY: Edged Weapons

    While it is rare for anyone nowadays to make his or her own edged weapon, it’s still useful to understand the process. And while I would recommend taking at least a small knife with you whenever you venture into the wild (hell, I’d recommend taking a small knife with you almost anywhere!), ...
  • EDC: Don’t Forget your Lights!

    EDC: Don’t Forget your Lights!

    In a previous article I discussed the term “everyday carry” (EDC) – which refers to the set of items you keep with you at all times (keys, tools, emergency supplies, firearms, etc.). Your EDC will of course change depending on the circumstance. For example, are you going hiking or are you ...
  • Survival Shelter Basics

    Survival Shelter Basics

    While most people think of reality TV when they hear the word “survivor,” a real survivor is someone who can live off the land in an emergency. This is a challenging and sometimes scary task. Those of us who weren’t in the boy scouts may not know where to begin if stranded in the forest. ...
  • How to Make Baker’s Yeast

    How to Make Baker’s Yeast

    After all the packaged yeast has run dry, the ability to make your own yeast will give you a huge advantage in a post-SHTF world. Plus, who wants to live in a world without bread or beer? What is Yeast? Yeast is technically classified as a fungus (gross!). There are over 1,500 different species ...
  • An Easy and Unexpected Fire Starter

    An Easy and Unexpected Fire Starter

    You never know what you’ll have on hand during an emergency. More often than not, you’ll have to get creative. This creative discovery – using dryer lint and petroleum jelly – will make starting your average campfire so much easier. That jar of petroleum jelly sitting unused in the bathroom jar ...
  • What can we Learn from Brussels?

    What can we Learn from Brussels?

    Is there something to be learned from the bombings last month that rocked EU’s capital, sending 31 innocents to their deaths and wounding more than 250? The terror attacks occurred at a subway station and an airport, both during rush hour traffic. These specific locations were targeted in order ...
  • Canadian Inventor Develops Green Gas Machine to Power Farm and Vehicle

    Canadian Inventor Develops Green Gas Machine to Power Farm and Vehicle

    Roger Gordon owns and operates a farm in Canada. Both his truck and farm equipment run on NH3 by way of a “green gas machine” he developed. His invention has the potential to change the world by breaking our dependence on foreign energy and by providing a green alternative to traditional ...
  • Every Day Carry

    Every Day Carry

    The term “Every Day Carry” or EDC has spawned as a result of social media groups about prepping, preparedness, weapons, and the like. It’s also fun to see what’s in everyone’s pockets! According to Wikipedia, the term refers to “items that are carried on a consistent basis to assist in dealing ...