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Posted on October 20, 2014 by Brian Meyer
Hopefully by now you’re aware of Thomas Duncan, the man who flew from Liberia to Texas and brought with him the first case of Ebola in the United States. The introduction of this deadly disease to the US was inevitable, as the disease in Africa is widespread and doing substantial damage to the population in [...]
This post was posted in Emergency Preparedness, Most Popular, Prepping, Recent Articles and was tagged with bugging in, ebola, ebola outbreak, ebola preparedness, ebola virus, emergency preparedness, prepping for ebola
Posted on October 18, 2014 by Catherine Alford
We all dream of being millionaires “someday,” but few of us will actually reach that status on our own. Luckily, there are a few awesome, young millionaires around today who’ve made it there on their own by turning their passion into a profitable venture with lots of hard work along the way.
Ashley is the [...]
Posted on October 17, 2014 by Lorin John
Hiking and backpacking tips an ordinary Joe or Jane can love-and CAN believe!
Often, when you read about tips and tricks for backpacking and hiking, the tipper has an outdoor resume that makes you wonder why they are not on their cable TV “I survived this” show. It seems like they have been a guide for [...]
Posted on October 16, 2014 by Rebecca Maxwell
A large part of survival is knowing what to do when plans go wrong. So when an injury occurs to you or someone else around you, do you know what to do? Would you know how to treat common injuries or traumas so that you can help in an emergency medical situation?
In order to be [...]
This post was posted in Emergency Preparedness, First Aid, Recent Articles, Survival Skills and was tagged with first-aid kit, wilderness First Aid, wilderness preparedness, wilderness survival, wilderness survival skills
Posted on October 15, 2014 by Tara Dodrill
Beans, bullets, and bandages are of course a must. While budgeting for potentially life-saving staples and engaging in self-defense and survival training, don’t forget about the important role morale boosters play during a long-term natural or man-made emergency.
Board games, cards, candy, and flavored drink mixes are commonly purchased preparedness morale boosters. Advanced planning by the [...]
Posted on October 15, 2014 by Capt. William E. Simpson
Is An Ebola Epidemic Inevitable In America?
And What Can People Do To Protect Themselves?
With each successive day since the man (Thomas Eric Duncan) who flew from Liberia to Texas was diagnosed with the first case of the Ebola virus in the U.S., more and more unsettling facts are starting to emerge. As we are seeing [...]
This post was posted in Emergency Preparedness, Most Popular, Prepping, Recent Articles, Survival Skills and was tagged with Bug Out Bag, ebola, ebola virus, epidemic preparedness, prepping, prepping for ebola
Posted on October 14, 2014 by Capt. William E. Simpson
As the CDC and our government continues to ‘slow-roll’ their cards (not providing timely, accurate and complete info to the public), Americans need to get educated and take effective action to protect themselves. Some people may ask; ‘why would they be ‘slow rolling’ the info? One reason is they want to have the political damage [...]
This post was posted in Emergency Preparedness, Most Popular, Prepping, Recent Articles, Survival Skills and was tagged with ebola, ebola outbreak, ebola preparedness, ebola virus, epidemic preparedness
Posted on October 14, 2014 by Kent Page McGroarty
The sight of a volcano erupting is pretty darn terrifying, and it's easy to completely and totally panic. Rather than screaming and flailing about, know what to do should lava start to flow! This is especially essential if you live in an area with an active volcano. There's many things you can do to protect [...]
Posted on October 13, 2014 by Brian Meyer
Few will argue that zip ties are one of the most useful tools out there. From keeping wires nice and tidy to restraining serious bad guys, they’re the tool of choice across the board.
Knowing this it should be no surprise that zip ties are incredibly useful in survival situations. While you’ll probably have less of [...]
This post was posted in DIY, Tips & Tricks, Emergency Preparedness, Most Popular, Prepping, Recent Articles, Survival Gear and was tagged with how to use zip ties, tourniquet, ways to use zip ties, zip ties
Posted on October 11, 2014 by Catherine Alford
You may not realize it, but there are plenty of side hustle opportunities all around you every day. You can easily take advantage of a few different ways to make money all without leaving your neighborhood. Or, if you’re looking to put your kid to work on the weekends or over school holidays, they too [...]