How to Survive a Sarin Gas Attack. We can no longer be naive about the reality that a Sarin Gas attack could happen on U.S. soil. Are you ready? Survive a sarin gas attack!
New! iOSAT: the teensy pill that could save your life. The masses of initial survivors of a nuclear catastrophe will be begging for this tiny pill, but only a lucky few may get this life-saving, thyroid blocking pill of potassium iodide that's government approved. Why wait for a handout that may never come? The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission is stockpiling iOSAT "Nukepills," so shouldn't you?
New! Firestarters are a spark of brilliance! Every prepper, camper, hunter or scout master needs a quality firestarter but may not know the difference between a ferro rod or a magnesium and flint firestarter. Get schooled on this basic survival item which should be part of your everyday carry. See our list of best of the firestarting options for preppers.
New! Camp stove options. What are your options for camping, hunting, tailgaiting and prepping? Here's a look at some of the best kinds of camp stoves for off-grid cooking.
Find your perfect match. Survival matches come in several varieties. Find the perfect survival match and garner a few match hacks and skills for your survival.
Don't sweat it (plan for it)! Excessive sweating from a strenuous activity or illness are just two reasons why you'll want to stockpile electrolytes as part of your overall prepping plan.
Another active shooter incident... While it's shocking how often it's happening, it's not practical to live in fear and to avoid society to avoid an active shooter, but it is good to know how to handle yourself in an active shooter situation.
Don't hug a chicken (and other stuff to know about Salmonella food poisoning). Salmonella is a sneaky germ you can get from a chocolate bar, tap water or hugging a chicken, not just from undercooked eggs and poultry. Here's how to prevent salmonella from sneaking up on you!
Is your tap water safe? You may think you are tapping into clean drinking water when you turn on the faucet, but what you're really tapping into is a cocktail of unwanted contaminants, deadly toxins and organisms. Here are the top ten reasons NOT to drink the tap water.
New! Shopping thrift shops for prepping books? They are hard to come by. It's even hard to find new books on prepping at the book stores, but you can shop Amazon and save. Here are Ten Prepping books to buy used on Amazon.
Food borne illness and E. coli. A common way to get E. coli is from tainted ground beef. It happens in the slaughtering process, but even if you don't cook with ground beef, you can get it from water and other sources. It's important for preppers to know how to prevent E. Coli Food Poisoning.
Weird stuff you can compost. Coffee grounds, eggshells, and orange peels are among prepper favorites for composting, but what about a vacuum bag? Find out if it's on the list of weird stuff you can compost.
Lavish in lavender essential oil! Did you know that lavender essential oil can kill a staph infection? Among the other highlights of lavender essential oil is that it can help heal wounds, treat parasitic infections, soothe burns and insect bites, and control spasms. Yes, lavender essential oil is scientifically proven to do all that and much more.
Food for thought about Meat Tenderizer. You might like to add a meat tenderizer to your list of preps. Not only will you want to have it on hand to make meats more palatable when the stuff really hits the fan, but meat tenderizer is a folk remedy with prepping uses, too!
Emergency water pouches. What's the deal with those emergency drinking water pouches in survival kits? Are emergency water pouches worth the price?
Is your tap water toxic? You think you're tapping into clean drinking water when you turn on the faucet, but what you're really tapping into is a cocktail of unwanted contaminants (man-made and natural), plus potentially deadly toxins and organisms. Here are ten reasons not to drink the tap water.
How to spot the Measles and get ready for it! Preppers in Minnesota are bracing themselves for a Measles epidemic that is arising as a result of Somalian Americans in the community who brought with them the disease travelling between the countries. What's the one thing you can stock up on now to prepare for the Measles that will quickly disappear? It's not an antiviral mask, although that's helpful too. Find out now, before it's too late...
Look for the silver lining! Prepping secrets about silver. Discover secret tips for finding silver hiding in your coin jar. No need to be a coin collector to profit from these tips.
Radiation remedies for preppers. Learn how to survive a radiation emergency and help your body detoxify over the days, weeks, months and years following a nuclear event, with remedies for radiation emergencies.
Vomit happens. Anyone who has a carpet and is caring for pets, kids or a cancer patient needs to read this. How to clean vomit from the carpet. Nothing disgusting to see here, but an important read in prepping.
Cooking with canned hamburger. There are lots of canned meats available at the local grocery stores, but have you come across a can of ground beef or canned hamburger? Give it a try! Here are recipes to try using canned hamburger.
Do you always feel like someone is watching you? Monitoring and surveillance in your daily life is a real threat and should be a top prepping concern. Take charge and know the creepy ways someone can spy on you.
Find your perfect match. Survival matches come in several varieties. Know the difference between a stormproof match, strike anywhere match, the green tip kind and more. Find the perfect survival match and garner a few match hacks and skills for your survival.
Cooking with powdered buttermilk! Do you have powdered buttermilk in your pantry? Maybe you should! It's delicious, convenient, versatile and money saving! Here's a look at cooking with powdered buttermilk.
No yeast breads. No yeast is no problem if you're a prepper! Here's a list of no yeast breads to bake and savor. Baking peasant breads is one of the forgotten skills of self- sufficiency. Irish Soda Bread is the perfect example of a bread you can make without yeast.
Avian Flu preparedness. Get your pandemic kits ready as the bird flu has surfaced and poultry farmers must cull their flocks. At minimum have anti-viral masks in your vehicle and handy at work. Here's how to prepare for bird flu.
Pemmican survival food. Here's something for the bugout bag... From the Native Americans tradition comes a survival bar like no other: pemmican bars are a sustaining source of energy. Learn how to make pemmican.
Are you new to prepping and want an easy project? Do you need a few quick weekend prepping projects? Are you looking for prepping projects so easy that a kid could do it? Following is just such a list of easy prepping projects.
Planning emergency meals. What are your emergency food options? This list of emergency food provides an overview for your prepper's pantry, your go bags, and your vehicles, so you're ready when the "S" hits the fan.
Survival uses of a bandanna. Have you considered the humble bandanna, which as an icon of the American West? A bandanna has incredible survival uses. Be sure to have a bandanna handy in your go-bags.
Ration bars are not the same as energy bars. What's the real purpose of a ration bar and how is it different from a food bar? Which should you pack in your bugout bag? What's the best ration bar? Read all about ration bars, which provide non-thirst provoking and carefully proportioned rations of food to sustain you through crisis.
Food bars. Survival food bars, like Millennium food Bars will provide you and your family with much needed energy, nutrition and calories in an emergency.
Do you know the value of a red chem light? Every prepper should own the red kind and know the differences between the colors. Red may not burn as bright, but there's good reason to stock the red ones. On chem light color uses, there's much to know: All about chem lights.
Doing the laundry without electricity. Off-grid washing machines and how to do the laundry without electricity. Wash clothes without electricity, like the Amish! Here's a list of the Off grid laundry methods.
What to expect when a prepper is expecting. Hey Mama! Hey Papa! Get your obstetrical kit together, re-evaluate your bugout bag, stock the pregnant prepper's pantry, get baby safe and more. Be prepared to handle a pregnancy in crisis.
Prepper carts. Consider owning a handcart, wheelbarrow or wagon to help with the task of hauling your supplies! A hand cart is an indispensable tool for off-grid living. Review this list of ten carts for preppers.
Get your Gamma Seal Lids! Gamma seal lids convert buckets into waterproof and airtight storage containers. They make it easy to get into your food storage! Ordinary buckets may have a lid, but you'll surely break a fingernail getting into your food storage if you don't have a bucket opener. Gamma seal is a plastic screw on bucket lid that's easy to open and easy to seal back for the next time.
Know about the antibiotic apocalypse! There's a superbug that's coming and man has engineered the catastrophe himself. Learn how to survive the superbug.
Bugout bags by backpackers. Everyone has an opinion about a bugout bag and what goes inside, but the ones to pay closest attention to are the backpackers and soldiers. Learn to pack your bugout bag like backpacker!
What are bouillon cubes (and why do you want them in your food storage? Bouillon cubes are compact cubes loaded with flavor. Bring bouillon cubes in your bugout bag and stock them in your prepper's pantry.
Flick your BIC lighter. Mykel Hawke brings a BIC -- it's a favorite survival tool. A survivor of the Bosnian war found BIC lighters to be more valuable than a generator, and we agree. See our wholesale source of BIC lighters.
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