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 […]
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?
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
Disasters usually occur with little or no warning, which is why you should have a vehicle survival kit in your car at all times.
If there is a disaster in your area, there’s likely to be a breakdown in communication systems. Land-line phones could be down and cell phone towers might be jammed. If you and your family are at home and have decided to bug in, this might not seem like a problem. But what if your spouse […]
Once you and your family are in a safe location, your first priority in any disaster is water. You might be able to go a couple weeks without food, but you’ll only survive a few days without water. You can start storing water, but the problem with that is it’s going to take up more […]