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By Bax | Articles of interest to those who prepare for life's hiccups. Emergency Preparedness, Prepping, Survivalism, Preppers, Food Storage.

Winching without the Worry

I think it’s safe to say I began working with winches at an earlier age than most people, when I got a job at age nine helping to cut trees for …

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The Best Prepper Guns List – Must Have Weapons for SHTF

As another year draws to a close, I find myself considering a host of issues that I routinely pause to reflect on at the end of each year. Since I …

How To Make a Wire Small Game Snare For Your Survival Kit

As you may already know, Artofmanliness.com just published an article that I wrote titled <i>HOW TO BUILD A SMALL GAME SURVIVAL SNARE</i>. This is a very …

How to Shoot a Rifle Offhand

Beliefs that my generation held as sacred are now null and void. If Capt. John Paul Jones were asked to surrender today, he would not answer “I have …

Single Side Band for the Non-Technical Prepper

<i>Editor’s Note:</i> The following article was generously contributed by Eleanor White and you can download her entire article in PDF format by clicking on …

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Flu Epidemic Hits U.S. Early This Year

The annual influenza epidemic has hit the U.S. a bit early this season, and it’s already putting thousands of people into the hospital.<p>The latest data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows “elevated” flu activity in all parts of the country, even though flu season historically …

5 Steps To Treating Broken Bones In The Wilderness

The worst place you could possibly break a bone is out in the wilderness, but of course it does happen, and it happens quite often, in fact.<p>The main …

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How to wipe your phone or tablet before you sell it

Here is how to wipe your personal data from a mobile device the right way before trading up to a new model.<p>Trading in or selling your old mobile device? Wipe it the right way to reduce the risk of personal data falling into the wrong hands.<p>Remember that no method apart from physically destroying …

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Designing A High-Tech Safe Room

Many companies offering high-end home security systems routinely incorporate the latest and greatest in high-tech innovations, but few achieve a …

A Cop Plans For TEOTWAWKI

This article was generously donated by Elijah Williams and covers plans for TEOTWAWKI from a perspective that we don’t often hear from in the …

Do You Have The Right Winter Clothing for Survival? - Preparing for shtf

<b>Winter Clothing What’s in Your Closet?</b><p>Another question of course is what is in your survival pack and in your vehicle to protect you against the …

PSA for flashlight enthusiasts: the lumens arms race is stupid

Yesterday, I got home and saw a small package on my front step. It’s a nice feeling, sort of like Christmas in June. Inside was a pocket-sized star …

Could You Survive Stranded in Your Vehicle for 10 Days? - Preparing for shtf

SYDNEY – “A 5-year-old boy and his 7-year-old brother were recovering in a hospital Monday after surviving with their father for 10 days in the …

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The Doom Boom: US Families Increasingly Prepared For "Modern Day Apocalypse"

The UK economy is facing an unprecedented slow recovery, with growing levels of debt across the country and an ever-complicated divorce from the EU. …

7 Critical Steps To Surviving A Winter Blackout

Image source: WAGMTV<p>Winter seems to have arrived early in most of the United States this year, with the sudden freezing temperatures, icy roads and …

Ice Fishing: 3 Tips for Catching Winter Catfish

<i>Illustration by Mike Sudal</i><p>Dog days and catfish nights are a hallmark of summer, but the whiskered fish don’t just bite when it’s balmy. They feed all …

The Deadly Scenario Few Preppers Consider

Most survivalists and preppers strive to be <i>completely</i> self-sufficient in the event of an emergency situation. However, have you considered including …

Your Stomach Bug Survival Guide

Cases of this dreaded digestive illness spike in the winter. Here’s how you can fight back<p>You’ve felt it before, and it’s happening again: The lurching in your stomach, the nausea rising in your throat, and the cold sweat that starts prickling to alert you that if you don’t make it to the bathroom …

Twenty Tips for Winter Camping

A winter camp high in the Cairngorms<p><i>Another one from the archives. This piece was written for TGO over ten years ago. The advice still stands though</i> …

Survival Medicine Hour: Chest Pain, Acid, Spirituality, More

In the latest episode of the Doom and Bloom(tm) Survival Medicine Hour, the Altons, aka Dr. Bones and Nurse Amy, discuss spirituality and its role in …

Four Foods That Can Be Canned

Home canning is a wonderful way to preserve the nutrients in fresh foods, avoid excessive salt, eliminate preservatives from your diet and save money …

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8 Unusual Booby Traps to Protect Your Home

Remember when Little Kevin, in the film Home Alone<i>,</i> had to come up with some creative and innovative booby traps in the house to fight off burglars? …

12 Best Vehicles For Surviving The Zombie Apocalypse

Since the episode last night of Doomsday Preppers had a guy modifying an old school bus to be his battle wagon after the destruction caused by of an …

16 Rules of Survival and Preparedness

Shares 2.0K<p>Having a survival mindset means you are always ready to take on new challenges, right? Although I fully believe that new challenges are a …