Con Artists and Scams When SHTF

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Con Artists and Scams When SHTF Not everyone will be out looking to help when SHTF. There are plenty of people who will stoop to new lows when confronted with adversity. Besides the higher risk of despicable acts such as burglary, assault, and homicide, there is also a higher risk of scams. These con artists …

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How to Start a Campfire: A Basic Survival Skill

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How to Start a Campfire: A Basic Survival Skill Fire starting is obviously an important survival skill. Some of us that live in suburban or urban areas and don’t have the opportunity to go camping as often as we would like, and don’t get enough practice with the skill. A proper campfire is a blend …

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How to Start a Campfire: A Basic Survival Skill

How to Start a Campfire: A Basic Survival Skill Fire starting is obviously an important survival skill. Some of us that live in suburban or urban areas and don’t have the opportunity to go camping as often as we would like, and don’t get enough practice with the skill. A proper campfire is a blend …

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7 Surprising Prepping Statistics: Beyond the Numbers

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7 Surprising Prepping Statistics: Beyond the Numbers Statistics can tell us a lot about some things, and nothing is more mind boggling than prepping statistics. They can show just how little the average person prepares for any calamity in their life or if they can illustrate just how dangerous certain situations can be. I find …

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How to Identify Venomous Snakes in America

How to Identify Venomous Snakes in America When you are walking through the woods and feel something slither under your foot, you probably panic. A snake can catch anyone off guard, whether it is nestled under leaves or rocks or in plain sight. Most snakes will strike and run, which could leave you clueless as …

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How to Identify a Spider Bite and Treat It

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How to Identify a Spider Bite and Treat It Spiders don’t always hang out after they bite so that you can easily identify them. Being able to identify the bite itself and the symptoms can help you be prepared for some of the worse effects from spider bites. Knowing whether a garden orb weaver or …

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TEOTWAWKI Playlist: Your Soundtrack for the End of the World

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TEOTWAWKI Playlist: Your Soundtrack for the End of the World When the world ends, what will you have queued up on your playlist? Death metal, classic rock, hip hop, or feel-good music- no matter your taste or genre, if you enjoy it, music can help you get by in dark times. We cobbled together a …

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The Basic Emergency Plan – The Foundation of Preparedness

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The Basic Emergency Plan – The Foundation of Preparedness A simple, basic, foolproof plan should be the starting point for any prepper. The catch-all plan is much more likely to be used than your specialized scenario plans. They are easy to make and practice, and TruePrepper has made it even easier by creating a simple …

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Go Away Green – Disney’s Camouflage Paint

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Go Away Green – Disney’s Camouflage Paint Disney is full of surprises. We have all seen how they used to hide adult images on their VHS sleeves; and if you haven’t it’s worth checking out. Today, we’re talking about what they hide in plain sight every day.The magic of their theme parks is achieved by …

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The Utility Knife- A Prepper Favorite

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The Utility Knife- A Prepper Favorite There are countless tools preppers can use, as they are undeniably resourceful. One of the favorite knives that gets used for everyday carry (EDC) is not your typical folding knife. It’s not a fixed blade knife either. A replaceable blade utility knife probably sees the most work for everyday …

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13 Ways to Catch Fish for Survival

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 13 Ways to Catch Fish for Survival Food is an essential part of survival. Being resourceful enough to find it on the move or in remote locations is a tough skill to learn. There are several methods to find sustenance- hunting, trapping, foraging, and fishing to name a few. Fishing is one of the easiest …

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INSARAG Search and Rescue Markings and Why You Should Know Them

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 INSARAG Search and Rescue Markings and Why You Should Know Them Knowing the different search and rescue markings can prove invaluable in an emergency. They only take a few moments to learn, and you can be quick to decipher them on the go. You can get all sorts of information from a search and rescue …

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10 Awesome Survival Gifts for Father’s Day

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 10 Awesome Survival Gifts for Father’s Day Father’s Day is coming up soon. Whether you have a dad that you are looking to give a gift, or if you are that dad dropping a hint for your kids- an awesome survival gift on Father’s Day never hurts. If you are an avid prepper and survivalist, …

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The Best OTC Painkillers to Stock Up On: Behind the Brands

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 The Best OTC Painkillers to Stock Up On: Behind the Brands Do you know what’s in the painkillers in your cabinet? Despite all the brands on the shelf, most over the counter painkillers boil down to five ingredients. Some of them don’t even vary in dosage size. Besides the fancy pill designs and different colored …

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