If you’re going to be burning wood, you’re going to have a ton (maybe literally!) of ash by the end of the winter, so what on earth are you going to do with it all? Re-use it, that’s what! There are a ton of uses for wood ash, and we’re going to touch on a few of those today. Continue reading
It seems like everyone knows that a financial collapse is coming. The only real question is when it’s going to get here. The Fed is working overtime trying to shore up the dollar, but that can only go on for so long; eventually, what they’re doing is going to catch up with us all and when it does, the fall will be even greater. Continue reading
If you are an observer of the goings-on in the world and how the political, administrative and business elite operate, you have likely come to the conclusion that the whole situation is mind-boggling. Continue reading
If society were to break down tomorrow, the value of the things we own and the skills we have would be turned on its head. Everybody knows that certain items will be far more valuable after a grid ending event. Stuff like gold, guns, and food are a given in any conversation on preparedness. Skills like hunting, reloading, and first aid would be indispensable, while skills accounting and day trading would be completely worthless. Continue reading
James Strait is the author of “World War III – Not How You Imagined It.” From ISIS to Islamic Jihad, to a rogue financing government like Iran or North Korea — the threat is real and growing. We asked James to layout his ideas for surviving a nuclear attack on U.S. soil. He had one answer for us… Continue reading
Everyone has their own opinion on how the world will end. “Doomsday Preppers” used Twitter to see what disasters will shake up society and end human civilization.Through the Doomsday Dashboard, here are the results they found:
Disasters can strike at any time, and you want to be ready for them. Sudden winter storms can knock out power, and you might be in the dark for several days or longer. When the lights go out is not the time to wonder how you and your family will stay warm. There are six important items you should make sure that you have before a transformer blows in your area. Continue reading
No matter how hard you try to prevent it, it’s going to happen. At some point someone is going to get burnt and there will be no doctor to attend them. Some burns will be severe and there will be nothing you can do about them. For those you can offer first aid for, advice is given below.
These 30 emergency supply categories make a good starting point for a generic survival kit for typical family safety at home.
This list of supplies is geared towards practical preparedness for home, to be better prepared for general emergency. Continue reading
Surviving an RDD attack
Also known as a Radiological Dispersion Device, RDD, dirty nuke, or suitcase nuke, a “dirty bomb” is an explosive device that’s been combined with radioactive material. It’s thought that an RDD attack is much more likely to occur in the average person’s lifetime than the use of an actual nuclear bomb. Dirty bombs are designed to not only cause immediate damage, but also to scatter dangerous amounts of radioactivity over a given area. Continue reading
Attack on Our Power Grid
The U.S. power grid is highly vulnerable to an attack by an EMP weapon or a solar event. Such an attack on the power grid could throw the U.S. back into the dark ages. It would take years to build our system back up. Some experts believe that a year without power would kill as many as 9 out of 10 Americans. Continue reading