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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7 Critical Bugging Out Mistakes

7 Critical Bugging Out Mistakes by Dan Sullivan for The Survivalist Blog think we can all agree that bugging out will probably be the most dangerous and important journey any of us will ever take. We become migrants, and if we look at others migrants’ journeys (Syrians, Central Americans), we can see just how dangerous it ca be. I’m not saying bugging in isn’t the best option, it most definitely is, but bugging out should always be taken into account, for the simple reason that no place on this Earth…

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Is Civilization Just A Thin Veneer Between Civility And Civil Breakdown?

Is Civilization Just A Thin Veneer Between Civility And Civil Breakdown? by Ken Jorgustin for Modern Survival Blog The veneer of civilization truly is thin. You might say it’s layered. When the thin veneer layers are peeled back, it’s not a pretty sight. In fact it can be downright ugly. What is civilization? The root of the word ‘Civilization’ is ‘Civ’ which comes from the Latin civis (CITIZEN). ‘Civil’, which is also derived from the same latin word, relates to citizens that are ‘trained’, ‘refined’. It is considered the cultural development of…

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Clever Places to Hide Your Guns

Clever Places to Hide Your Guns by Charles Yor for The Survivalist Blog Securing your guns from unauthorized users is an integral component of ownership. A gun will serve hero or criminal, expert or fool alike with no prejudice. If an unauthorized user should find your gun, like a child, tragedy will be following shortly behind. If a criminal finds your gun while ransacking your home or car in the midst of a burglary, you can rest assured it will be stolen and employed for no virtuous end, with your…

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SELCO: What Combat Is Really Like (WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT)

SELCO: What Combat Is Really Like (WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT) by Selco for The Organic Prepper This is an excerpt from Selco’s book, The Dark Secrets of SHTF Survival.  When SHTF, nobody told me how hard is gonna be and what things I would have to do to survive. There was no training or simulations. Most of the stuff I was going through for the first time in my life. I was hoping it was only a temporary situation, that it not going to last for a whole year. A few events…

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Camper or RV Preparedness | How to set it up or What to bring

Camper or RV Preparedness | How to set it up or What to bring by Ken Jorgustin for Modern Survival Blog This should be be fun… I’m sure that some of you have a RV or camper trailer of one variety or another. But how do you set it up for the sake of preparedness, or what extra would you take with you as such? Since most of the MSB audience is prepper oriented, I’m sure the question has crossed your mind. Further, you may have already dealt with this…

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“Places Aren’t Lonely, Only People Are Lonely.” (Video)

“Places Aren’t Lonely, Only People Are Lonely.” Video by Kirsten Dirksen GNN Note – This video is from 2014 – the closer to the end we get the more relevant information of this type becomes. #### In 2007 John Wells sold his heavily-mortgaged home in upstate New York and bought 40 acres in West Texas for $8000. The area (Brewster County) is so isolated there are no codes or zoning restrictions so Wells built his own tiny home (in 9 days with $1600) relying on his set-building experience. Video Source…

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5 Ways To Save Money

5 Ways To Save Money by Ken Jorgustin for Modern Survival Blog I would like to give you five tips to help reduce your spending. I’m sure there are plenty of people out there who are on a tight budget and don’t have much or any extra spending money. Maybe this will help. Even while your own personal economy is doing well, it’s good practice to be careful and efficient with your money. Why? Because you never know when your economy will get worse… and if you had saved that money…

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Prepper hacks: How to make modular bug-out bags

Prepper hacks: How to make modular bug-out bags by: Zoey Sky for Natural News Planning and preparing a bug-out bag (BOB) can be daunting, especially if you’re new to prepping and you’re not sure what kind of gear you’ll need when SHTF. The modular BOB method isn’t new but is usually overlooked by preppers who use built-in compartments in a backpack or those who pack all loose equipment into the main compartment of a bag. (h/t to ModernSurvivalOnline.com) What are modular BOBs? A modular BOB groups its contents broadly into “subloads” or self-contained modules in their…

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On Defensive Handgun Ammo

On Defensive Handgun Ammo by Charles Yor for The Survivalist Blog Guns are tools utilized for defense in the U.S. many thousands of times, both by police and citizenry. Guns are ubiquitous and omnipresent in most states of the Union, and guns are constant companions or bedside defensive tools for people from sea to sea. But for all their common use and ownership, most gun owners know very, very little about the component that actually does the work of letting the wind out of an attacker’s sails. I am referring,…

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