Sep 29

The Real Essential Oils You May Have Overlooked

You may have heard of the increasingly prominent use and promotion of what is being called essential oils if you have read any prepping blogs or self-sufficient literature in the last few years. Essential oils are typically derived from plants … Continue reading

Sep 28

A Medicinal Plant MAP That Should Be in Your Survival Kit

A hundred years ago 70% of all medicines were made from plants. Most of them are still being used today, but only a few people truly know about them. The Pharmaceutical Industry almost made this knowledge obsolete. But in my … Continue reading

Sep 26

Here’s How You’ll Die When the SHTF (and How to Prevent Your Untimely Demise)

When it hits the fan…I mean REALLY hits the fan in a permanent kind of way, the most likely outcome is death. That’s not pretty, and I’m well aware of it. I always try to be positive and optimistic, because … Continue reading

Sep 23

Replacing Documents After a Disaster

We often talk about having a bugout bag that includes a folder with important documents, but despite your preparations and efforts to protect them, sometimes disaster strikes quickly and unexpectedly, and those documents are lost. For example, the fires last … Continue reading

Sep 23

The Infrastructure Of America Is Collapsing

America’s infrastructure is collapsing. Categorically both ‘hard’ and ‘soft’ infrastructure elements are decaying physically and fundamentally while the clock ticks ever closer to any number of major tipping points. These will have a direct and considerable impact on the vulnerability … Continue reading

Sep 22

How To Defeat Tear Gas In A Riot

Survival Tip: How to defeat tear gas in a riot In a collapse of civil order, a riot can break out in any number of scenarios… * Any disaster (natural, man-made, economic) that causes food shortages * Political and/or racial … Continue reading

Sep 19

Surviving an Urban Disaster: Do You Have the Essentials

The last census results in 2010 showed that a total of 80.7 percent of Americans lived in urban areas, up from 79 percent in 2000. That should tell anyone reading this article a few things about survival. If something does … Continue reading

Sep 19

Last Minute Prepping Items

For reasons known only to you, the subject of prepping has, up until now, been one that you either outright mocked as sheer paranoid lunacy or a dismissed as a tremendous waste of energy. Who needs to prepare for the … Continue reading

Sep 19

Unknown Attackers Sever Fiber Optics in SF Bay Area

Back in July the FBI revealed that the internet infrastructure of California had been under attack for over a year. They reported a total of eleven incidents where someone had severed high-capacity fiber optic lines in unsecured underground vaults. To … Continue reading

Sep 16

Bug Out Bag: The Only Contents List You Need

There has been a lot of talk over the years about bugging out, bug out bags, and bug out bag lists. The subject of “bugging out” is bound to come up in any conversation about survival preps and every survival … Continue reading

Sep 16

Fred Tyrell May 15, 2014 Ammo Storage DOs and DON’Ts

Before a time of serious crisis, the survivalist should start collecting ammunition for every firearm that they own or intend to take with them. Given the nature of social collapse, it is best to avoid drawing attention to yourself while … Continue reading