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Apocalypse Now: Preppers Are Gearing Up for Ebola

It’s showtime for the Doomsday set. As the lethal virus crosses America’s doorstep, prep kits and gas masks are flying off shelves and fringe …

When Should I Go Into a Full Pandemic Lockdown Mode And Self Quarantine?

Gross mismanagement of the Ebola crisis by CDC and health officials around the country has left many Americans wondering what steps they need to take …

16 Apocalyptic Quotes From Global Health Officials About This Horrific Ebola Epidemic

Ebola continues to spread an an exponential rate. According to the World Health Organization, 40 percent of all Ebola cases have happened in just the …

Disease

How to Survive Absolutely Anything

Hurricanes, floods, wildfires, tornadoes and other disasters can turn a region upside down in a day. And for some unlucky families the crisis may last for weeks if not months.<p>Disaster planning begins before you even choose your home, with a simple investigation of the risks that you will face. Is …

Tactical Knives: 19 Great Fixed-Blade Knives for Self Defense

How to Blend In, and How It Can Save Your Ass

May 29, 2014 by Melanie Swick | 5 Comments<p>Unless you’re competing on American Idol, <i>and I pray that you aren’t</i>, blending in with the crowd is nearly …

Self Defense

Becoming the Grey Neighbor

Have you heard of the Grey Man concept? The earliest record I could find of this in prepper/survival circles was in a post on the Western Rifle …

3 Ways to Find North Without a Compass

These 3 ways could come in handy one day and might just save someones life<p><b>The first way to find north is using an</b> <b>Analog Watch.</b> First thing you need …

Preppers and Ebola: What You Need To Know - Preparing for shtf

Known as Ebola hemorrhagic fever (Ebola HF), and there are five Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers currently known. It is a severe and many times fatal disease …

Disease

How to Suture a Wound - Preparing for shtf

Knowing how to suture a wound is critical to anyones preps, being able to suture yourself, well thats another story lol. So it’s probably best more …

Solar Power

Reader question: Survival strategies without firearms

If guns are removed from the equation, you've got to do everything you can to stack the deck in your favor. Physical training, combatives and martial …

Five Ways To Sleep Outside Without A Tent

Tents are wonderfully effective, but also large, heavy and fragile. Can you really go camping without one? Turns out, you really don't have to …

What Does a Military Combat Tracker’s EDC Gear Consist Of?

A combat tracker squad needs to travel as light as possible, but still carry the right equipment to survive on the battlefield. In order for the …

How to Field Dress and Butcher a Rabbit | The Art of Manliness

Everything is bigger in Texas — even the rabbits apparently.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Creek Stewart.</i><p><b>**Disclaimer: This post contains a</b> …

A Shipping Container Costs About $2,000. What These 15 People Did With That Is Beyond Epic.

A luxury home doesn’t always necessarily mean thousands of square footage, towering great<p>rooms and gilded toilets. Take these homes for example: to …

BioLite BaseCamp Stove

Posted in Tech<p>If you’ve avoided camping in recent years due to a disdain for those miniscule blood-suckers aiming at your delicate flesh, we hear …

Get Home Bags For Everyday People. Why You Need One.

What a “Get Home Bag” is and why everyone should have one.<br>Written by Stephanie Dayle.<p>A Get Home Bag could be a life saver if we are ever faced with a …

Sneaky Tricks to Scare the Looters

By<p>Looters are a serious problem that accompanies any disaster. If you don’t believe me, just look at Hurricane Katrina; the city was underwater, but …

The Ultimate Guide To Starting A Fire In The Rain

It might be my imagination, but it seems that emergencies always bring bad weather along with them. Just when you need some sunshine and cool …

A Navy SEALs Secrets to Situational Awareness

Tess Pennington <br>Ready Nutrition <br>Comment (1)<p>If you wonder why the Navy SEALs are so good at what they do, it’s because they are trained to think in …

How to Scavenge Post-Collapse

During and after the collapse of American; looting or scavenging will be a common occurrence, as people will do what ever it takes to survive. While …

Rally Point – Getting Your Family or Group Safely Together Again After a Crisis - All Self-Sustained

The moments after a crisis or disaster can be incredibly chaotic. In today’s world, we receive near instantaneous feedback from news outlets, images …

SOG Flashback Knife

When every single second counts, you need a knife that opens fast, really fast — the SOG Flashback Knife. The fastest-opening assisted knife …

Stainless Steel

The Top 6 Concerns of Bugging In

Hello Preppers!<p>So now you have your Bug Out Bag or 72 hour bag packed and ready to roll. You have specific gear stored nearby the bag for those last …

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I.N.C.H. Survival | How Horrific Will It Be For The Non-Prepper?

I have become personally so disenchanted with the way people fail to prep. People still don’t understand how important it is to put away. I have …

Knife Review: The Spartan Harsey Difensa

Spartan Blades, of whom I have written before, is a maker of very high quality tactical and survival knives. It was founded, and is run, by a pair of …

Is it time to join the 'preppers'? How to survive the climate-change apocalypse

We are getting close to what might be called The Noah Scenario. Last month was the wettest January in Britain since records began in 1767. So far this month has been no different, and the Met Office expects the wind and rain to continue until March. Climate change may be a gradual process, but …