By Keven Card
Medicinal herbs are among the most useful items for preppers. First aid and health care are among the most essential needs for human survival. But what if you couldn’t run to the store for your supplies any longer? I rely pretty heavily on my medicine cabinet to help me deal with everyday aches, pains, and everything in between. From allergies to sprained ankles, I often find myself popping the top of a pill bottle for relief. What I failed to realize until recently is that I’m failing to use of the of best resources available to me – Mother Nature’s medicine cabinet. Find out what medicinal herbs are the most useful and effective, and why you should keep them all in your bug out bag. Continue reading
From smaller tasks you can do right now to bigger renovation projects, these strategies can help keep you high and dry at home.It seems as if hurricane season is starting earlier and staying later than when I was young. While it was almost unheard of to use the letter “s” to name a hurricane back then, it may just be the new normal now. Whatever the cause, it seems that as we renovate our older homes or build new ones, mitigating the effects of these storms is something we’ll all have to address.
Here are some tips for getting your home in a position to ride out a storm. Continue reading
Oh, for the good old days when all you worried about was perhaps getting a pay raise or the size of your medical insurance co-pay.
I’d feel terrible if this came to pass, and I hadn’t warned you, so you should know, the lights may go out at any moment. Continue reading
Look, society isn’t going to last forever. Whether as a result of war, famine, plague, or just good old fashion economic instability, eventually the orderly system of law and government that we’ve all gotten so used to is going to come crashing down. And unfortunately, when it comes to civilizations, the bigger they are the harder they fall. Just look at Rome. When it came apart, the collapse resulted in a European Dark Age that lasted for about a thousand years. Continue reading
Most people like to keep their homes equally inviting on the inside and outside. This is especially true in modern-day suburbia where many homeowners keep their lawns and gardens looking pristine. The landscaping outside sets the stage for what the inside of the home will look like. Continue reading
Scientists say an extreme solar flare is heading its way to the Earth, which may disrupt communications equipment and power grids, but exactly which part of the planet will see the biggest impact isn’t yet known. Continue reading
Breathing- How long can you hold your breath? There are many odorless and invisible dangers that can turn the air you breath deadly. Everything from biological to radioactive contamination is possible in an urban disaster. 9/11 has taught us that the physical collapse of building can make air both difficult to breath and cause post disaster health issues. You need to equip yourself with the right breathing safety tools and the knowledge to use them. Continue reading
With large segments of our Navy and some Air Force out to sea engaged in a never ending set of war games, designed to keep the ships and planes out of harm’s way of a presumed EMP attack, NOTHING is being done by this administration to protect against a cataclysmic EMP attack. Continue reading
Just a week after President Obama said that he didn’t have a strategy to fight the Islamic State, Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Martin E. Dempsey said that the military has one and it was ordered up by the commander-in-chief. Continue reading