The US in Syria: Boots on the Ground or Get the Heck Out?

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Remember the high hopes for the “Arab Spring” in 2011? It’s almost forgotten now, apart from one grim legacy – the Syrian Civil War. This has now been raging for

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How To Make A Tin Can WiFi Antenna to Extend your Communication after an EMP

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Editor’s Note: After an EMP or CME (Corronal Mass Ejection) the world will go dark and silent. However, if you have your faraday cage ready and packed with all essential electronics,

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US Official Procedures Before SHTF. How to Know Before It Hits

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In any major disaster or SHTF situation, there will always be two critical forces that respond: the government and you. Knowing what the government will do and what you should

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How to Make Your Own Semi-Automatic Off the Grid Washing Machine (No Electricity)

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I wrote this free, detailed, step-by-step guide with pictures just to show you how ridiculously easy it is to make your own off the grid washing machine. If you enjoyed it, please

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How To Make a Powerful Marigold Extract to Keep in Your Medicine Cabinet (with pictures)

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Beautiful to look at in full bloom, the sunny orange calendula – also known as marigold – has a wealth of herbal uses that are worth learning about. With both

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I Asked a Friend What I Should Stockpile for SHTF: The Great .223 Remington Or The Stalwart .308 Winchester?

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The firearm world is pretty diverse in terms of calibers and choices. When we narrow it down to rifle rounds, the world really revolves around just a few calibers. Of

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5 Things You Need to Do When There’ll Be No Rule of Law

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Mention a dystopia to most people and they’ll probably think of Nineteen Eighty-Four, the Thought Police and Big Brother. That’s understandable, because there are worrying hints of it in our

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How To Repackage Foods in Mylar Bags With Oxygen Absorbers For Long Term Survival

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Shelf life varies, depending on the storage conditions and the food. You will usually see a range indicated for shelf life. For example, rice is listed as 15-30 years, and

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Similar to Morphine: The Best Natural Painkiller that Grows in Your Backyard

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From injury to disease, pain is a very common ailment or symptom that can take down the toughest of the tough. It’s so prevalent that we are seeing a major

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How To Can Chicken (Step By Step Guide With Pictures)

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Canning chicken is something our great-grandparents knew all about.  Preserving game and surplus meat for the leaner months or for your prepping reserves is a technique that’s well worth getting

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It’s High Time You Started Worrying: The Rich Are Becoming Preppers

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Prepping has an image. It’s not very fair, but it is persistent. When the average person thinks of a prepper they think rural homes, with chickens running around the yard or

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Lost Survival Lessons from the 18th Century Pirates Who Ruled the Atlantic

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This article is about the Privateers who were called the good pirates of the 17th and 18th Century working under the British Crown. They were seizing only Spanish royal ships and

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Delicious Recipes Using Cattails – “The Supermarket of the Swamp”

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Cattails (Typha latifolia) are one of the most versatile plants on Earth. It is called the “Supermarket of the Swamp” for good reason since it can be used throughout all

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3 Major Threats Facing the U.S. By the End Of 2017

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There was a time when writing about the threats we face as a nation was little more than conjecture. Many long-winded articles often injected fear into the reader based merely

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10 Long Shelf-Life Canned Foods Every Prepper Should Consider Stockpiling

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Stockpiling food is a key part of being prepared. Even if you have the skills and space to grow your own, you can’t be sure that a disaster will leave

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How To Make Potato Flakes With 5 Years Shelf Life (without refrigeration)

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Dehydrated potato flakes are a highly portable, convenient source of nutrition. They are fairly easy to cook, don’t weigh much and keep for a long time without refrigeration. Also, you

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Another 21 Lost Tips from 100 Years Ago – with Illustrations

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Today you’ll find some “little” survival tricks popular in the early 1900’s. 100 years ago Gallaher Ltd printed a short “How-To” series, with clever hints for emergency situations. The cards were distributed

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