17 Lost Skills Worth Rediscovering

Our modern society is highly dependent upon the “system.” Not only do we rely upon utility services to bring us electricity, water and natural gas, but also on an incredibly complex supply chain which provides us with everything from food to computers. Without that supply chain, most of us wouldn’t know what to do. [...]

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Make An Acrylic Fire Piston For About $1 (DIY VIDEO)

Make this fire piston for about 1 dollar,  a bit more if you have to buy the plastic but still very cheap to make. This fire piston is made out of acrylic and works every [...]

McGrath: There Is a Disaster Coming. Get Ready For It. (VIDEO)

Do you think the government will be there for you in the middle of a crisis? If they can’t handle the emergency response after a Category 1 hurricane, what will this [...]

What is Money When the System Collapses?

What is money? Economist Mike Shedlock defines money through the eyes of Austrian economist Murray N. Rothbard as “a commodity used as a medium of exchange.” “Like [...]

EMP Threat: ‘Within One Year 9 Out of 10 Americans Would Be Dead’

A spokesman for the Center for Security Policy says that the threat of Electro Magnetic Pulse (EMP) is real. With Iran developing multi-stage Space Launch Vehicles (SLV) the [...]

Has The Next Recession Already Begun For America’s Middle Class?

Has the next major economic downturn already started?  The way that you would answer that question would probably depend on where you live.  If you live in New York City, or [...]

Ten unconventional additions to your emergency medical kit

Okay, I am sure you all have a medical kit to be proud of, you’ve got all the bandages, the slings, the ointments and creams, but sometimes, just sometimes, the most mundane [...]

Read This First Before You Decide That Preppers Are Crazy

Do you believe that preppers are a few cards short of a full deck?  Do you assume that anyone that is "preparing for doomsday" does not have their elevator going all the way [...]

How to Put Your Home on Lockdown: 8 Tips to Avoid Becoming a Victim

When a state of emergency is declared, it's unlikely that people will still respect the law. It'll be a world where everyone is out for survival, which means that looters, [...]

Dollar Currency In Terms Of Gold Has Lost 98-Percent In ~100 Years

The United States dollar is of course, a piece of paper. While it is a medium of currency used for exchange between labor, services, products and goods — it is a constantly [...]

It’s Coming: “We Are Seeing a Very Material Slow-down Across the Economy”

  Remember back in early 2008 when the Presidential election was in full swing and the majority of financial and political pundits were hailing the booming American [...]

The First 3 days after SHTF: Best E.M.P. Survival Guide, Part II

The first few days are now over. The panic has died down and cities are starting to organize. Martial law may or may not have been declared, but your city is now your domain. [...]

How to Harden Any Electronic Against E.M.P.

So all of my regular readers know about and understand the threats of E.M.P. If you do not, or are even slightly unsure, please check out some of my previous posts about [...]