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4 Military Skills Every Prepper Should Master

4 Military Skills Every Prepper Should Master

by: Tom Harkins U.S. military personnel operate all over the world, often in extremely challenging conditions. In order to accomplish difficult missions, they have amassed a wealth of critical skills. Many of these skills are applicable to preppers, homesteaders and survivalists. If you want to survive, or even thrive in periods of uncertainty, here are four […]

November 20th, 2017 | Posted in PREPAREDNESS | Read More »

How to find water sources in the wild like a pro

How to find water sources in the wild like a pro

by: Janine Acero If you find yourself stranded in the middle of nowhere with next to no resources, water will be the most important priority to find. Your body can go for some period of time without food, and you don’t immediately need shelter unless you’re in extreme heat or in freezing conditions, but more than […]

October 30th, 2017 | Posted in PREPAREDNESS | Read More »

8 ‘Weird-But-Essential’ Things You Aren’t Stockpiling (But Should Be)

8 ‘Weird-But-Essential’ Things You Aren’t Stockpiling (But Should Be)

Candi Hanson You probably have seen at least a dozen lists pertaining to what you should be stockpiling just in case disaster strikes. It is a little hard to fathom that reality, but imagine going to Walmart or a similar store and finding aisles and aisles of empty shelves. You won’t be able to shop […]

October 23rd, 2017 | Posted in PREPAREDNESS | Read More »

10 Signs Your Canned Food Has Gone Bad

10 Signs Your Canned Food Has Gone Bad

Do you know how to tell if the can or jar of food in your stockpile is safe? Some dents are ok, but these 10 signs mean that your particular can or jar is not safe to eat. 1. Bulges in the lid of a jar, or the lid or sides of a can are […]

October 23rd, 2017 | Posted in PREPAREDNESS | Read More »

How To Get Well Water Without Electricity

How To Get Well Water Without Electricity

by: Rich M Considering that most disasters can cause serious disruptions in the water supply and the importance of water for survival, putting in a well is a great idea. Of all the possible sources for water, having a well on your own property is the most secure source you can have. Even so, if the grid goes […]

October 16th, 2017 | Posted in PREPAREDNESS | Read More »

Heed the warning from Hurricane Irma

Heed the warning from Hurricane Irma

by Bob Livingston Americans are used to plenty of “food.” Most of them can’t imagine not being able to go to the store to get food of some sort. It truly takes vision and planning for the future, especially now. I hazard to guess that fewer than 10 percent of the readers of this blog could […]

September 18th, 2017 | Posted in PREPAREDNESS | Read More »

You need to know these 8 essential survival tips to prepare you for the next catastrophe

You need to know these 8 essential survival tips to prepare you for the next catastrophe

by: Kristine Payne Hurricane Harvey is a natural disaster that has rocked this nation to its core. The devastation left in its wake has placed hundreds of thousands of people in uncertain and terrifying situations. Unfortunately, Harvey is far from being the last major natural disaster to assault our country. Many more will come, and there’s […]

September 11th, 2017 | Posted in PREPAREDNESS | Read More »

Dealing with dental abscesses off the grid

Dealing with dental abscesses off the grid

by Susan Stark Many readers of our Survival Medicine Handbook are surprised to find entire chapters devoted to the treatment of dental problems. Visitors to our store are likewise surprised to find dental supplies in some of our medical kits. Why is it so important for the survival medic to be “dentally” prepared as well as medically prepared? A standard […]

September 11th, 2017 | Posted in Health, PREPAREDNESS | Read More »

9 Toxic ingredients found in your mouthwash … Are you accidentally ruining your teeth?

9 Toxic ingredients found in your mouthwash … Are you accidentally ruining your teeth?

by: Kristine Payne Mouthwash has been a crucial part of our oral hygiene habits for a number of years now, and in that time numerous ingredients have gone into the various brands of mouthwash lining grocery shelves. While some ingredients are relatively harmless, others aren’t. The bulk of mainstream mouthwashes are filled with unsafe chemicals and toxins that […]

August 14th, 2017 | Posted in PREPAREDNESS | Read More »

12 of the most POWERFUL antibiotics you can get without a prescription

12 of the most POWERFUL antibiotics you can get without a prescription

by: Tracey Watson We have entered a truly dangerous period in human history in which not only have we lost touch with traditional, natural treatments for infection, but improper and excessive use of antibiotics has led to drug-resistant superbugs. Back in 2012, Dr. Margaret Chan, then director-general of the World Health Organization (WHO), noted that we are […]

August 14th, 2017 | Posted in Health, PREPAREDNESS | Read More »