I just recently finished reading Ragnar’s Urban Survival: A Hard-Times Guide to Staying Alive in the City. This book is a good starting point for people who intend to stick it out where they are if disaster strikes. Ragnar touches on all the basic topics you will need to know in order to survive in […]
100 Items to Disappear First After The SHTF
When a major disaster strikes, people will rush to the stores and start buying all the supplies. These items will be the first to disappear.
Survival for Pregnant Women and Babies
If you or someone you know is pregnant or has a baby, check out these videos by The Patriot Nurse. Ever since the great recession began, some people have been afraid to have children. They’d rather wait until after the economy collapses and recovers. The problem is, no one knows how long this train wreck […]
7 Ways To Cook Without Power
So you’ve stocked up on all the food you’ll need after the end of the world. But do you know anything about cooking without power?
Top 10 Books on Survival
Update: Since I first wrote this post, many other great books have been released such as Surviving Doomsday, The Art of Eating Through The Zombie Apocalypse, and these urban survival books. So although I no longer consider the list below to be my top 10 books on survival, I still think they’re all very good. […]
Zombie Survival Guide
Here’s something fun for a change, a video called “How to Survive a Zombie Attack.” This is from howcast.com, a site with many entertaining videos on a variety of subjects. Zombies is not a subject I’m going to cover very often on this site as the undead, by definition, is not possible. However, I can […]
Survival Food for the Poor
I write a lot about survival food and supplies, but I’m also aware that most people are on a tight budget these days. Many of us are out of work and even most people who have jobs are struggling to make ends meet. All I can suggest is that people make a few sacrifices so […]
How to Haggle After the SHTF
In first world countries, the prices in grocery and department stores are pretty much set in stone. You can’t convince the cashier to give you a better price. My wife and I visit the flea market on occasion, but even there the vendors don’t usually like to haggle. With most of them the price is […]
Unusual Survival Gear
On most nights I read in bed for a while before going to sleep. My wife usually falls asleep first so to be considerate, I turn off the lamp and use a book light. It occurred to me that I’ll be using this book light a lot if the power goes out. Then I thought, […]
How to Build the Ultimate Vehicle Survival Kit
Disasters usually occur with little or no warning, which is why you should have a vehicle survival kit in your car at all times.