While your first-kit should be tailored to your specific situation, here are the 10 basic items that should be in every first-aid kit:
Posted: April 10, 2014, 1:46 pm
FoodInsurance.com just recently released a pretty cool infographic showing some interesting (some, like the helmet, are a bit ridiculous) survival uses for duct tape that I thought you'd be interested in checking out.
At the end of the graphic are some additional survival uses that I like to use it for. I'd love to hear some other uses that you've found so leave them in the comments below.
Posted: March 20, 2014, 5:43 pm
Alright, I have another product review for you guys. This one is about the Midland ER300 emergency radio.
First, some background…
For the last couple of years I've been primarily stocking my bug out bag with the Eton Microlink emergency radio.
Posted: February 15, 2014, 9:03 am
We all know that preppers have a passion for gear. And in no other instance do you see this passion come out more often then when they purchase and talk about the contents of their bug-out bags. However, while I think it’s fantastic that people are building and getting excited about BOBs, it becomes too excessive when [...]
Posted: January 30, 2014, 9:27 pm
I've posted a number of homemade fire starters since the start of this blog, and if there's one that I find the most effective it's got to be sawdust fire starters.
Posted: January 11, 2014, 7:49 pm
With the shootings in Aurora and Sandy Hook, gun control has been on the radar for much of 2012 and 2013 -- and it's not looking like it will stop anytime soon in 2014.
Posted: January 1, 2014, 9:52 pm
Here’s an interesting infograph by FreeLegacyFood.com. Let me know what you think, is this coming? An infographic by www.freelegacyfood.com
Posted: December 20, 2013, 9:12 pm
Although I primarily heat with wood, I do like to have backups for heating (redundancy is key, remember?) just in case my wood runs out or on days where the wood is saturated from a rain storm.
Posted: December 17, 2013, 1:58 am
When the shelves go bare, the supply systems shutdown, and chaos hits the populated areas, it's highly unlikely you'll be frequenting your favorite restaurant for some time.
Posted: December 10, 2013, 5:54 pm
Before currency was even conceived as a means of convenient value exchange, there was barter.
I'm sure all of us at one time or another in our lives have traded something. Basically, we traded something we were willing to give away in exchange for something else we wanted or needed -- and both parties (hopefully) felt better off.
Posted: November 25, 2013, 8:17 pm