How to Tie a Knot That Won’t Come Undone

How to Tie a Knot That Won’t Come Undone by MD Creekmore for Making Sense of Manliness Do you know how to tie a secure knot? Well, every man should know how to tie a knot and you’re a man, right? Okay, then let’s get to it. Below are ten knots that every man should know how to tie. I suggest that you get some rope and tie each of the ten below twenty or more times each. Tie and repeat until you’re 100% sure that you know how to do…

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Nuclear Radiation Shielding Protection

Nuclear Radiation Shielding Protection by Ken Jorgustin for Modern Survival Blog Radiation shielding is a mass of absorbing material placed between yourself and the source of radiation in order to reduce the radiation to a level that is safer for humans. The effectiveness of the material depends on: – the type of radiation itself – properties of the shielding material – the shielding strength or thickness of that material. (UPDATED) More Shielding Materials Listed Below Different types of radiation behave in different ways: According to the NATO Handbook On The…

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4 INEXPENSIVE ITEMS FOR THE PREPPER ON A BUDGET

4 INEXPENSIVE ITEMS FOR THE PREPPER ON A BUDGET by Mac Slavo for SHTFPlan For those of us on a budget, prepping is often relegated to the back burner.  But prepping doesn’t have to be expensive and if you’re a beginner prepper, having these 4 cheap items in your gear or bug out bag will give you a leg up in a catastrophic SHTF situation. If you’re not a beginner prepper, these items are likely already in your supply. But if you’re just getting into preparedness, this is will be…

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What Are The Potential Mistakes A Prepper Could Make?

What Are The Potential Mistakes A Prepper Could Make? by Ken Jorgustin for Modern Survival Blog Preparedness Mistakes To Avoid We all make mistakes. Sometimes we avoid mistakes by understanding what mistakes NOT to make. It’s no different with preparedness / prepping. So I’m asking you, “What are some of the mistakes you’ve made with your overall preparedness?” and/or “Even if you haven’t made them, what potential mistakes would you point out for others to avoid?” Spending Beyond Your Means One general issue which comes to mind is that of money. There are those…

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Urban Foraging: 27 Edibles You Can Find in the City Post Collapse

Urban Foraging: 27 Edibles You Can Find in the City Post Collapse by Megan Stewart for The Survivalist Blog oraging in the countryside is a great way to find edible food post collapse. But what if you’re one of the unfortunate ones who is forced to survive in an urban environment? If you’ve ever wondered whether you could find food in the concrete jungle, take heart. Urban foraging has become a whole movement and if you know what you’re looking for, there are a lot of edibles you can find…

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As The Perfect Storm Hits America’s Food Supply All At Once, ‘Miracle Foods’ & Hydroponics Will Be The Keys To Long-Term Survival

As The Perfect Storm Hits America’s Food Supply All At Once, ‘Miracle Foods’ & Hydroponics Will Be The Keys To Long-Term Survival By Susan Duclos – All News PipeLine – Control The Food, Control The People With this Spring’s flooding in the Midwest decimating many crops, with millions of calves lost during the flooding, along with the recent barrage of tornadoes leaving a path of destruction from Kansas to Pennsylvania, along with the recent news of Asian “pig ebola” sending “shock waves through the global food chain,” we have seen and written a number of…

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How to Escape Being Followed

How to Escape Being Followed by Charles Yor for The Survivalist Blog We have all seen the scenario play out in movies: our protagonist, perhaps an everyman or maybe a trained agent of espionage is walking down a busy street or hanging around in a bar or café. He notices the furtive, sidelong glances being directed his way by someone trying way too hard to be inconspicuous. Our hero pays his tab and leaves. Later, elsewhere, we see the same guy pass by in a reflection off a window pane…

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Finding Community Prepping Resources

Finding Community Prepping Resources by 3ADScout for Survival Blog I’ll start by saying that most of the Prepper resources in your community will probably not be advertised or presented as Prepper or Survival resources.  That isn’t to say that none will be advertised as for Preppers and Survivalist. We need to be aware that many resources that are in our community, that are Prepper or Survival related, may appeal to many people outside the Prepper or Survivalist Community.  The good news in this is, that since these resources are of…

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Which is Best: Kerosene or Propane?

Which is Best: Kerosene or Propane? by Megan Stewart for The Survivalist Blog lthough the answer may be different for everyone depending on the specific situation and heating needs, preppers may wonder which is best: kerosene or propane? Whether you’re preparing for a power outage or looking to supplement your main heating system, if this is a decision you’ve been wrestling with, there are several factors to consider when making your decision. We’ll touch on these factors below. But one thing is certain. If you want to survive any kind…

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How to Survive a Tornado

How to Survive a Tornado by Daisy Luther for The Organic Prepper Anyone who lives in certain parts of the country knows the signs of an approaching tornado. The wind is whipping things around and the sky turns an indescribably dark yellow-green color. Sometimes there’s hail and heavy rain that suddenly stops. The wind changes. And there’s nearly always a loud, persistent roar that becomes more deafening the closer the tornado gets. When you see signs like that, you know it’s time to take shelter immediately. These days, we have…

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