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Posted on September 13, 2014 by Catherine Alford
Ever since the economic downturn began in December 2007, everyone has been more concerned than ever with the strength of the US economy.
Never before has the economy been such a focus of conversation. From newscasts to beauty shop gossip, it seems the state of the US economy is a topic that everyone is interested in.
Posted on September 12, 2014 by SurvivalBased
By Emily H.
Surviving the wild is not what like TV shows Survivor and Lost may seem to look like: no reward challenges, no immunity, and most of the time there’s no conspiracy involved. In real life, many bad things can happen in the wilderness as it’s a hostile environment and things can easily go out [...]
Posted on September 11, 2014 by Rebecca Maxwell
Having a child in a dangerous situation is every parent’s nightmare. There might come a time, however, when your child will need to survive on his or her own before help arrives. This could happen if they get separated from the group they are with while hiking or camping. It might include having a parent [...]
Posted on September 10, 2014 by Tara Dodrill
Homemade cleaning products should also important part of your preparedness stores. Growing your own food, self-defense training, survival gear, and long-term food storage products may be at the top of your self-reliance shopping list, but items necessary to keep a garden healthy and the home free from disease, are important as well.
Ridding the home of [...]
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Posted on September 9, 2014 by Kent Page McGroarty
Like any natural disaster, earthquakes are pretty darn terrifying. Defined as a sudden, rapid shaking of the earth due to breaking and shifting of subterranean rock, earthquakes occur without warning and can happen any time of year. All 50 states and five U.S. territories are at risk, though the risk is greater in some regions [...]
Posted on September 8, 2014 by SurvivalBased
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — The folks at the Farmers' Almanac can be forgiven for feeling smug: The 198-year-old publication correctly predicted the past nasty winter while federal forecasters blew it.
Memories of the polar vortex and relentless snowstorms won't soon be forgotten. And the editors of the publication are predicting more of the same for the coming season.
"Shivery and [...]
Posted on September 8, 2014 by Capt. William E. Simpson
As I write this I am vexed by the fact that nearly 100,000 thousand acres of pristine forests are burning and nearly one-million acres of forest (public forests) have burned to the ground in and around the Pacific Northwest so far this year alone. The vast majority of these forests are publically owned and managed [...]
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Posted on September 6, 2014 by Catherine Alford
I’m the type of person who loves to feel safe all the time. Here are examples of tiny little safety items that can fit in your pocket. Just put them in there and feel secure knowing you have a little bit of defense on your side!
Keys are something that most people carry with them [...]
Posted on September 5, 2014 by Brian Meyer
At its core, prepping is all about self-reliance. It’s about learning the skills you need to survive and gathering the right supplies to weather anything the world can throw at you.
Sure, being self-reliant is the ultimate goal, but the reality of the situation is that everything goes a little easier with some help. The idea [...]
Do You Have The Skills Necessary To Survive A Disaster? Prepper Camp 2014 Offers Interactive Training
Posted on September 3, 2014 by Tara Dodrill
Prepper expos abound during the spring and summer months, but few offer the level of hands-on survival training that will be available at Prepper Camp. The North Carolina 3-day prepper expo will be held at the Orchard Lake Campground in the mountain town of Saluda, as previously reported by Survival Based.
The list of presenters at [...]
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