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Do you know how much water you need for a family of four? Your strategy for survival includes storing adequate water for the short term and having different methods for filtering it when water runs out: water filtration and storage.
Survival radio review. An emergency weather radio is a basic survival tool. Have one ready for when your cell phone won't work to get life-saving information.
Patriotic Prepping. Prepping is as American as baseball, hot dogs, apple pie and Chevrolet. Celebrate America and your self-reliance. Here are ten ways to prep and be patriotic!
What can a prepper learn from World War II? History repeats itself they say. Wartime lessons can help you survive any disaster, not just war. Rationing, victory gardens, making do, along with tips and tricks, here's what a civilian needs to know to survive wartime or anytime crisis hits!
When there is no pharmacy what then? While you can't stockpile prescriptions beyond your needs, there are some basic over-the-counter medications every prepper should have in the medicine cabinet. Here's our list of ten over-the- counter medications to stock.
Know about the antibiotic apocalypse! There's a superbug that's coming and man has engineered the catastrophe himself. This video on the antibiotic apocalypse and how to survive the superbug.
Disinfecting water in an emergency. Your water source during crisis may be contaminated. Learn the many ways to purify water.
Prepper's Guide to the Food Saver. If you've been thinking about getting a Food Saver, but weren't sure, then this will "seal the deal!" The Food Saver will save your food and a help you prepare for emergencies, too. Discover weird ways preppers use a FoodSaver.
Be ticked off this camping season! Learn how to remove a tick, how to avoid ticks in the first place, and much more in our article all about ticks and natural solutions for avoiding ticks.
Got charcoal? We're not talking Kingston here, but activated charcoal, which is an important supply to own. There are many wonderful uses of activated charcoal for your survival needs.Activated charcoal stops bloating, helps you get over food poisoning, reduces allergic reactions of snake bites, spider bites and insect bites, supports easy digestion, and can even whiten teeth and so much more. Discover all the activated charcoal uses in prepping.
Oxygen absorbers and silica gel packs. Do you know the difference between an oxygen absorber and a desiccant (silica gel pack)? Seven tips for working with oxygen absorbers. Learn how to use oxygen absorbers and the difference between silica gel packs and oxygen absorbers.
Probiotics and prebiotics for preppers. Food and water during an emergency could damage your gut health in a long term crisis if for example you've lost your ability to filter water and you're hunting to sustain yourself. Parasites, protozoa and worms, or too much intake of antibiotics could ruin your internal flora. Here's how preppers can improve gut health during crisis.
Emergency Dental. How to cure a tooth infection naturally (without antibiotics). What will you do when there is no dentist and you have a toothache? Stock natural cures so you can cure a tooth infection naturally. Print this important list for your personal survival manual and start stockpiling the cures you may someday need.
Ouch! Nothing bites like dental pain. Are you prepared? If a dentist isn't available, how will you handle the pain? The answer is to assemble a Dental Medic Kit!
Got respirators? Respirators and gas masks pretty much sold out during the Ebola crisis, are you ready for the next pandemic? Do you know the difference between a dust mask, a surgical mask, a pandemic mask? You'll breathe easier knowing the differences!
Top Prepper Web sites: Google changed their algorithms, which means you can no longer judge a Web site by it's Google rankings. We used Alexa to rank the best of the best prepping Web sites.
Finding the best water purifier for your needs. Survival water purification is one of the most important concerns in prepping. We've got the scoop on the cheapest, the fastest and the best water purifiers you can buy for your prepping needs. Whether you're prepping solo or for a large group, we'll help you find the best water purification system for you.
A flash of light, a blast of heat! In one quick mushroom cloud a devastating nuclear catastrophe could take your life or take you back to the dark ages. How will you survive a nuclear attack or accident? As a prepper, you need to have a plan to survive a nuclear fallout even if you don't live near a nuclear plant. As overwhelming as it may seem there are some things you can do to mitigate the situation.
Build your own Altoids Survival tin starting with our list. Here's what to put in a home made survival tin. Read our free guide and download your free guide to an Altoids survival kit you can carry in your pocket!
Cool solar gear you didn't know existed. Things are heating up in solar products with many viable options for preppers. A solar firestarter? A solar refrigerator? A solar clock that isn't a sundial? Have fun with these and more solar prepping ideas.
Chewing gum helps relieve stress and anxiety. Gum has a multitude of uses for a prepper from the obvious cleaning teeth and morale building to helping you fish. Plus, there are a variety of kinds of gum to help you think better, stay awake or quench your thirst. Stock chewing gum for your survival.
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.
Meals Ready to Eat (MREs): Are they worth it? Heavily debated in the prepping community, you'll either love them or hate Meals Ready to Eat (MRE). Learn the advantages and disadvantages of MREs to see whether MREs are worth stocking.
Bugout by bike and be happy. If you must travel for work, you may be concerned about how to get back following a cyber attack or EMP. Travelling by car you can carry a bugout bike. By airplane you can ensure you have enough cash to buy yourself a bike to get back home. Here's more on picking the right bicycle equipment to survive.
Fight or Flight response. It's a basic instinct for both man and animal: the instant a being realizes that danger is imminent, there is a "flight or fight" decision to make. It's an acute stress response. In the world of prepping, fighting is "bugging in" and fleeing is "bugging out." Will you know what to do when catastrophe strikes? How to know when to bug out or bug in.
Simple self defense ideas that anyone can follow. The best self defense is in mentally preparing for the positive outcome of an attack: if you can first create a win-win option to evade a struggle altogether. Women in particular, should envision themselves not as victims, but as knowledgeable and able women who can avoid or defend against an attack. Learn why you shouldn't wear a pony tail and more in self- defense ideas anyone can follow.
Got natural antibiotics? Take a closer look at the available natural antibiotics. Prescription antibiotics may not be available when you need them most, so you'll need alternatives. Here are 19+ natural antibiotic alternatives.
Terrific turmeric and why you need some. Preppers have been among the first to rediscover the significant powers of turmeric, the ancient spice, and its active compound: curcumin. 15 medicinal uses of turmeric.
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