Today’s Post


Alternative Deodorant for SHTF

Let's face it, all the washing and sanitation in the world isn't going to keep your BO totally at bay. Not only is this scent unpleasant to most people, but it is also … [Read More...]

Yesterday’s Post

metal fire

When Water Doesn’t Work: How to Fight a Metal Fire

Most people know how to douse your average fire: you chuck water on it until it dies down. However, there are other classes of fire that are not so easily quenched and few are so … [Read More...]

Josh’s Weekly Top Youtube Survival Video

How to Build a Tumbling Composter...Just in Time for Spring!


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7 Ways The Buddy System Can Keep You Alive: Josh’s Take On Survival Knowledge

We're bringing you some survival knowledge from around the web today as well as some interesting commentary to help you decide which articles to read!  From … [Read More...]

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10 Quick Tips for Teaching Kids About Preparedness

For any good parent looking to prepare for the worst, making sure your kids are as ready as you are is surely a high priority. It can be difficult in some ways to talk to children … [Read More...]


Bugging Out: How to Choose a Proper Campsite

When you're heading out, whether to escape to a fortified retreat or just to find some place to finally settle after things start to calm down, one of the most important things … [Read More...]


23+ Items You Need To Retool For Self-Reliance: Josh’s Take On Survival Knowledge

Today we're taking a look at some survival knowledge from around the web, and including some helpful commentary to guide you towards what may interest you.   From … [Read More...]


Looking Deeper: What Makes a Rocket Stove So Great?

The rocket stove has been a popular subject amongst preppers for quite awhile now, but what makes it so much better than a campfire or any other camp stove? Today we're going to … [Read More...]


Lights Out and One Second After: Comparing Two Quality Survival Books

Fictional stories about survival after a true collapse of society can be very educational if done correctly. They act as a way for you to ask a few "what if...?" questions and … [Read More...]


5 Common Homesteading Myths

Several years ago when I was new to preparedness and the homesteading movement, I set off to built my own self-sufficient lifestyle. With starry eyes and a heart full of dreams of … [Read More...]


Small Things Can Create Big Problems: Josh’s Take on Survival Knowledge

Today we're taking a look at some survival knowledge from around the web, with some helpful commentary included to assist you in choosing useful articles!   From … [Read More...]


Survival Tactics: Dealing With APCS

  When it was announced that the Department of Homeland Security had acquired some 2,700 armored and mine-resistant vehicles, the news was met with an understandable … [Read More...]


Should You Bother With a Bayonet for Survival Self-Defense?

The bayonet has a long an illustrious history and has resulted in many victories, but it has also been the weapon of choice for suicidal mass charges against entrenched positions. … [Read More...]