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A Number One Killer When Times Get Tough

July 14, 2015


A Number One Killer When Times Get Tough

There is so much we can learn from our pioneer ancestors. I’m a history nut, I tend to say I was born a century too late and Laura Ingalls Wilder is one of my favorite people and era’s. No matter what era we’re from, one of the most important things to our survival is water. […]

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7 Most Likely Infections You’ll Catch When The SHTF

July 3, 2015


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We often think of communicable diseases as third world problems. But did you know that within the first three weeks after 2005’s Hurricane Katrina there were reported cases of Cholera, Tuberculosis, Norovirus, and Salmonella? Fortunately, response teams acted quickly enough to keep the diseases from spreading through proper medical care, but what if no help […]

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Another Mental Exercise, or Is It?

October 23, 2014

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When the Ebola news first started to dominate the alternative news media, and the mainstream media, I kept my eye on it, but mostly kept the idea of a pandemic out of my mind. Mainly, because we’ve had previous false scares before, whether it was the bird flu, SARS, etc, and nothing much came of […]

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Is This The Deadliest Threat To Preppers?

July 31, 2014


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If we ask 100 Preppers what their primary concerns are, their main reasons for Prepping in the first place, we could easily get 100 different answers. This is not surprising as there are, quite simply, a large number of potential threats that could result in “The End Of The World As We Know It” or […]

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Grow Your Own Soapmaking Materials

June 27, 2014



My wife has been making our soap for over a year. Once you start using homemade, chemical-free, natural soap… it’s hard to go back to the factory-produced stuff. The only thing I really miss is Sodium laureth sulfate. Just kidding. I’ve spent a decent amount of time considering the options in case of a collapse. […]

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Are You Prepared To Deal With Sewage In a Crisis?

May 18, 2014



When they entered the hotel Randy smelled it at once, but not until they reached the second floor did he positively identify the odor. Like songs, odors are catalysts of memory. Smelling the odors of the Riverside Inn, Randy recalled the sickly, pungent stench of the honey carts with their loads of human manure for […]

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