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How to Survive WWIII

How to Survive WWIII

To be honest, people have been expecting the next WWIII since I was a kid. That being said, this definitely seems to be one of the craziest times in world history, and tensions are high at home and abroad. We have for years been wondering when the next major global cataclysmic event might hit, or the next major financial crisis, or, of course, this massive nuclear war everyone has been anticipating since the Cold War. As we’ve been covering in our survival news articles, the US recently deployed an aircraft carrier to disputed territory with China, Iran is doing their […]

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5 Preparedness Items to Buy Monthly

5 Preparedness Items to Buy Monthly

There are a lot of survival and preparedness items you’ll choose to invest in that you only need to buy once. Things like weapons, pressure canners or dehydrators, gas masks, body armor, deep freezers, shelving for food storage, freeze dryers, etc. And of course, there’s plenty of survival items you’ll probably want to continuously buy, maybe once or twice a year, like antibiotics and other medications, large packages of mylar or vacuum seal bags, food grade buckets, etc. However, if you really want to be building up an effective survival stash that lasts you a long time, there are some […]

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Survival News: Oroville Dam Evacuation

Survival News: Oroville Dam Evacuation

Thousands of Northern California residents of the town of Oroville have been evacuated in recent days due to an anticipated failure of an axuilary spillway in the Oroville Dam on the Feather River. After years of severe drought, California has been hammered with rain and snow this winter and the previously drained lake is now hundreds of feet above sea level. The auxiliary was opened to try to relieve some of the water, but a hole has appeared and has been widening and residents in the path of the spillway have now been evacuated. What is troubling is that it is […]

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What Are We Prepping For? A Comprehensive List

What Are We Prepping For? A Comprehensive List

Preppers have recently assumed the nickname “doomsday” preppers, because, in a lot of cases, that’s what many people are preparing for, or at least that’s what non-preppers perceive it as. Eschatologically speaking, the ultimate doomsday/apocalypse from the Bible isn’t something you’ll necessarily survive, to get technical, so what is it we are prepping for? Well, to be honest, you don’t have to be an alarmist to prepare for extreme disaster of all kinds, in fact, with the current state of our world, it is actually highly prudent and realistic to expect any number of localized or global cataclysm events that would drastically affect […]

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Simple Steps to Take to Start Prepping the Right Way

Simple Steps to Take to Start Prepping the Right Way

When you want to get started prepping, you will probably find yourself overwhelmed with the amount of options out there for you. It’s common to not know where to start or to find yourself with an inflated sense of urgency to buy all the things. To demystify the process of getting started with prepping, we’ve created a simple guide to the basic steps one should take to get started right, so you don’t waste your money or time on things that aren’t worth your time or money. Remember, you’ll never get it done all at once so stop, breathe, collect yourself, […]

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4 Survival Items You’ll Wish You Had More Of

4 Survival Items You’ll Wish You Had More Of

We all know to stock up on food, basic medical supplies, and ammunition. But what are less common survival items that you might regret having in your survival stash? Vinegar Vinegar isn’t very exciting and it doesn’t seem like you’d need it to survive. But you’d be surprised how many things it can help with, that might even save your life. You can use it as a sanitizer and to cure many afflictions like rashes, fungal infections, colds and flus, to wash foraged food, to marinate and sanitize meat, and to clean dishes and cups if you have no soap. […]

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Myths About Survivalists and Preppers

Myths About Survivalists and Preppers

Over the course of the last few years, more and more people have started to learn about survivalists and preppers thanks to increased media attention. The Internet makes it easy to find out about what preppers do, but many people who have no interested in survival simply look at the surface and assume they know everything there is to know about “those survival people”, and that has caused quite a few myths to pop up about those in this field. Now is the time to dispel some of those myths for those who are interested in the reality of survival. […]

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Dressing for Survival   

Dressing for Survival  

  We’ve all probably heard the phrase “dressed for success”, and while it’s doubtful that the phrase originated from anything to do with survival, it certainly holds true for survival.  Your clothing will be your primary shelter in a survival scenario, and it might be your only shelter.  The wrong clothing could get you killed, and what works in one scenario might not work in another.  Here are some tips to keep in mind when about what you might need out of your clothing to increase your chances of survival.   Cotton kills. The hoodie that you wear to stay […]

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The Ultimate Survival Food & More

The Ultimate Survival Food & More

Pemmican is a dehydrated survival superfood that is nutritionally complete and incredibly long-lasting. It is made with nothing else but lean meat, tallow, and berries. It was invented by the North American Plains Indians, as a way to store the meat through the winter. It quickly caught on with early Frontiersmen and even British explorers who prized the high nutritional value and portability of pemmican. It’s effortless to make, and you can do so using ingredients that are easy to find and equipment you already have in your kitchen. The recipe for pemmican is from the book ‘The Lost Ways’, […]

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Simple Tips for Prepping With Kids

Simple Tips for Prepping With Kids

Prepping with children, especially small children, can be very intimidating. It’s hard enough getting them to clean their room or eat their vegetables, how can we expect them to respond in a life-threatening situation? Well, here are a few simple tips for prepping your kids to make it easier-and more fun-for both of you. 1. Talk to them This seems like a no-brainer, but what I mean here is talk to them, not at them. They probably have some idea of what a natural disaster or maybe even a war is, ask them what they know about what they should […]

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Common Household Items for Your Bug-Out Bag

Common Household Items for Your Bug-Out Bag

We all know to keep items like knives, radios, flash lights, first aid kits, emergency blankets etc. in our bug-out bag. But for the frugal prepper, there are number of simple household items that have great survival applications. Odds are you have them sitting around your house already. Check them out: Baking soda: Baking soda is something most households have, and has a ton of uses in every day life. It can be used to clean virtually anything in the house and even our hair, teeth, skin and body. For survival, it’s a great item for the bug-out bag for just […]

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Top 10 Doomsday Survival Considerations

Top 10 Doomsday Survival Considerations

I really liked this top 10 list I came across about the top survival considerations. It is a concise list that focuses on the key elements of being prepared… A mantra in the prepping community on survival is the rule of three: you can survive three minutes without air, three days without water, and three weeks without food. Those are the top three considerations for survival; however, to expand this concept we can illustrate the rule of ten (the top ten considerations for surviving doomdsay). Rule of Ten: Top Ten Considerations for Surviving Doomsday The list of ten areas to […]

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