Prepping by the Numbers

Not only do the masses USUALLY get things right in aggregate, but it can make your life easier in the long run to just go with the crowd.

Data Storage for Preppers

The true solution is to have many copies of your important data stored locally, updated frequently, and maintained in a Faraday cage in case of an EMP attack.

Wilderness Safety Tips for Women

Below are some of the wilderness safety tips women can put in place to be safe. Some of the tips revolve around things women may have been doing before, in preparation, not while faced with danger.

Altoids Survival Kits… Are a Joke

If things are bad enough that you need a survival kit, I'd want something substantially better.

Start Prepping Without Feeling Overwhelmed

For us it was the combination of hearing about the increasing devastation of more natural disasters in the U.S. and abroad, and seeing how many people lost their jobs and homes during the economic recession.

6 Inexpensive Skills Every Prepper Needs

Knowledge weighs nothing and you always have it on you. People often try to buy their way out of a problem, but skills are built through habit and time.

DRY FIRE: The Secret to Better Shooting

Wanna know the secret to becoming a better shooter? Actually, there is no secret, but dry fire, can significantly increase a persons shooting ability.

Prepping Supplies: The Medical Bag

You may be wondering what to put in your own medical bag or if you are forgetting anything so I've provided my own list to help get you started.

Practical Bug Out Reloading

With about $300 to $400 invested in reloading equipment, all those hundreds or even thousands of once fired brass casings can be reloaded for a tremendous savings over buying factory new ammunition.

Training Your Children for Self Sustainability

I have felt an urgent need, from the birth of each child, to make sure that they are prepared for the many possibilities that may occur in their lifetimes.

The Prepper’s Guide To Female Hygiene

Even if you are not a woman, including female hygiene items in your prepping is still a great idea!

Don’t Get Stranded Without a Get Home Bag

You need to make sure if your family is with you can survive for a short time period while getting to your home or to a survivable situation

Affordable Off-Grid Solar Electric

Would you like to add off-grid solar to your preps, but think it’s too expensive? I’ll show you how to build an inexpensive system that can grow, as funds become available.

Preparing for Illness in SHTF

Good health is more valuable than gold but is ignored until it is no longer there.

Is Stocking up on Gold and Silver Smart?

You have a gold coin that you paid $1100 for back when the world was still somewhat sane. Do you offer that coin for a loaf of bread? 100 loaves or a years supply?

How I Got to Where I Am Now in the Prepper World

A lights out, no power debacle for an extended period of time is going to result in total chaos in any community.

Am I The Only One Who Saw “TERMINATOR”?

A possibility that a computer could become aware of itself and the world, create a disdain and severe lack of need for humans, and eradicate us form the Earth.

Prepping Is a Moral Obligation

You have a moral obligation to be prepared in case of a crisis. In general, there are countless reasons to be prepared for emergency scenarios.

Traveling on Foot in a SHTF Situation

Whether you find yourself locked down with martial law or even a war-zone, you need to be prepared to travel the old-fashioned way: by foot.

Hooch Making 101

I’m willing to bet that it will be considered as valuable a currency as any other! Heck, it practically is now.

Field Weapon: Constructing a Bow & Arrows Using a Knife

Using only what is available to from the natural surroundings and what small amount of belongings you have, it's time to construct one of the oldest tools used by hunters, the bow and arrow.

Booby Traps – A Historically Proven Component of Psychological Warfare

Historically speaking, booby traps do not win wars. They are, however, considered a key element in psychological warfare.

When Darkness Falls

Survival assured by matching one’s skills and ability to adapt to the problems at hand. The problem will be whatever threatens our well-being and existence.

Metallic Cartridge Reloading In The Prepper Tool Kit

With the interest in the preparedness lifestyle growing at an explosive rate, one important skill is often brushed aside: reloading ammunition.

Hiding in Plain Sight – Innovative Ways to Discreetly Wear Survival Gear

In this article I list some of the most unique ways that some basic survival gear, weapons, and defensive tools can be disguised in items you already wear every day.

The Keys To Effective Prepper Communication

This article attempts to cover some of the basic pros and cons of various forms of communication and introduce the reader to some additions that should prove helpful in crisis and bug-out situations.

Self Defense Options: More than Just Guns

For most, defense is simply just about the weapons you choose to keep. In reality, self defense is so much more.

Emergency Medical Preparedness: Prepare Yourself for a Medical Emergency

Whether it is ourselves, our loved ones, or the friends who will be with us, we will need to know how to take care of each others injuries and illnesses.

Survival Group Selection: Would You Take Yourself?

If many survival groups are mainly made up of people whose only skill set is “providing security” and for some reason you found yourself looking to join a group either now or after a collapse, would you take you?

How Chemistry Class Saved My Life

Wet and miserable some of us were experiencing early signs of hypothermia, and we all desperately wanted to feel some small amount of warmth.