Category Archives: News and SHTF Events

  • The 72-Hour Basic Survival Kit

    The 72-Hour Basic Survival Kit

    Everyone needs to have a basic survival kit in case an emergency takes out power and other basic services. The rule of thumb is to prepare for 72 hours (3 days) in survival mode. Many folks who live in the modern, push-button world never think about what they would do if a tornado, hurricane, ...
  • A Bathroom Divided Against Itself Cannot Stand

    A Bathroom Divided Against Itself Cannot Stand

    In pondering the various controversies in America, I started to think about those public restrooms.  Why that issue would come to mind, God only knows.  But, I shall pursue it regardless. In this day of self-identification, multiple genders, transvestites, transsexuals and even ungendered ...
  • How to Prepare for and Survive an Economic Collapse

    How to Prepare for and Survive an Economic Collapse

    No matter what part of the world you live in, you can feel the pressure of a potential world economic crisis. The European markets are still depressed, major world economies like Greece, Italy and Argentina are failing to rebound, Venezuela is in a state of total chaos. The U.S. economy, while ...
  • Self Defense: How to Best Any Opponent, Any Size, Any Time

    Self Defense: How to Best Any Opponent, Any Size, Any Time

    People always think that learning how to defend themselves in a survival situation means that I am going to teach them how to fight. Sorry, that is simply not the case. Actually, what I am going to do, is teach you how to avoid fighting whenever you can, and then give you some basic tips […]
  • What is it about power cuts? They bring out the survivalist in us.

    What is it about power cuts? They bring out the survivalist in us.

    You know how it goes. I tried to flick the light on. Nothing happened, so I went clickclickclickclickclick with the switch. Then I went into the next room and did the same. Then I yelled, ‘The power’s not on!’ and went to the fuse box and flicked all the big switchy things (stop me if […]
  • Emergency Planning for your Pets

    Emergency Planning for your Pets

    The Internet is full of advice and strategies for when SHTF – but one thing that is often left out is man’s best friend. Emergencies affect your entire family – pets included. The first step is to put together a kit of emergency supplies. Think of it like a bug out bag for your pet. […]
  • 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 ...
  • Surviving Martial Law

    Surviving Martial Law

    We live in uncertain times. Threats like ISIS make the possibility of Martial law coming to your city more probable than in years past. And while we hope and pray that such a scenario doesn’t come to pass, it never hurts to be prepared. Martial law is the imposition of military rule and ...
  • A Common but Unexpected Disaster

    A Common but Unexpected Disaster

    Fire is one of the most common disasters to threaten any household. Potential loss increases dramatically if that household belongs to a prepper family. With hundreds or thousands of dollars invested in food and supplies, a fire can spell disaster for prepper families. And while fire is a ...
  • Don’t Leave a Trail when you Bug Out

    Don’t Leave a Trail when you Bug Out

    Whether it’s the government or zombies, you don’t want anyone following you when you have to run. Sometimes bugging out is a far safer option than waiting for doom to find you. Here are a few tips to make sure you aren’t followed: No matter how prepared you are, at some point it’s smarter to ...