Survival 101: How to protect yourself against chemical weapons without survival gear

Multiple countries around the world still have stockpiles of chemical weapons. Some, like Syria and North Korea, have stockpiles that they haven’t declared to international regulatory bodies. This means that the possibility of you getting yourself stuck in a chemical weapons attack is more likely than you think. If you have the proper equipment handy, surviving a … Continue reading Survival 101: How to protect yourself against chemical weapons without survival gear

6 Things to expect when you start a small-scale homestead

Some preppers envision a homestead in a quiet location as their endgame. If you have the same goals, don’t let having a small patch of land stop you. If you wish to start small-scale homestead farming, you must be ready to work hard before you can see good results. Experienced homesteaders know that you don’t need to … Continue reading 6 Things to expect when you start a small-scale homestead

Massive U.S. food shortage coming – get a backup supply ready RIGHT NOW

The hunger-relief organization Feeding America estimates that our country will be short eight billion meals in the next four months. Their food banks put out three times the usual this year, due to Covid-19 joblessness and homelessness, totaling over 17 billion pounds of food. On average, at least 10 percent of Americans cannot afford food that contains … Continue reading Massive U.S. food shortage coming – get a backup supply ready RIGHT NOW

EMP survival: 4 Ways to protect your home from an EMP attack

An electromagnetic pulse (EMP) is an intense burst of electromagnetic energy that can shut down the power grid and disrupt electronics. It occurs naturally such as during solar storms but can also be generated artificially using nuclear weapons. A man-made EMP can easily push modern societies dependent on the power grid to the brink of collapse. For example, a successful EMP … Continue reading EMP survival: 4 Ways to protect your home from an EMP attack

13 Medicinal herbs for your survival garden

Growing your own medicine is an effective way to stay healthy during SHTF. When the disaster strikes and everyone is left to their own devices, you get to have peace of mind knowing that you have a survival garden filled with various healing herbs. What’s more, you don’t have to worry about pesticides and other toxins because you … Continue reading 13 Medicinal herbs for your survival garden

Survival medicine: Do you need epinephrine in your first aid kit?

Epinephrine is a hormone that plays an important part in your body’s ability to survive. Also called adrenaline, it triggers the body’s fight-or-flight response during dangerous or stressful situations. It relaxes the airways and tightens your blood vessels to increase blood flow to your muscles and give you a temporary boost of strength. But epinephrine is also a medicine. Called synthetic epinephrine, it acts in … Continue reading Survival medicine: Do you need epinephrine in your first aid kit?

Survival medicine basics: How to use sugar to treat wounds

Sugar isn’t known for a lot of health benefits, but they are quite useful as a home remedy. Before commercial antibiotic and antiseptic creams, it used to be a popular homemade treatment for wounds. Moreover, it can be applied on humans and animals alike. (h/t to AlphaSurvivalist.net) How does sugar treat wounds? Sugar has specific qualities … Continue reading Survival medicine basics: How to use sugar to treat wounds

Bug out survival planning: Prepping a bug-out bag in less than an hour

Before SHTF, a prepper should already have a plan A, plan B and plan C. But even the most experienced prepper can encounter various obstacles when disaster strikes. So what do you do if you’re in a foreign location and you lose your gear but you need to escape pursuers who wish to do you … Continue reading Bug out survival planning: Prepping a bug-out bag in less than an hour

Build a survival dental kit to maintain dental hygiene even when SHTF

Regularly check your supplies before SHTF. Do you have enough food and water for your whole family? What about medical supplies for different minor emergencies? Prepare a survival dental kit so you can take care of your oral health after disaster strikes. (h/t to Survivopedia.com) Learning the basics of oral care means you can maintain your teeth … Continue reading Build a survival dental kit to maintain dental hygiene even when SHTF

It’s not just for baking: 9 ways to use baking soda in your home

Baking soda is one of the most versatile substances that can be found in the kitchen. An ancient compound that got its start around 4 million years ago, baking soda is normally used in baking due to its powerful leavening properties, which causes the dough to rise. But, baking soda’s uses extend well beyond the kitchen and it can also be … Continue reading It’s not just for baking: 9 ways to use baking soda in your home