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Posted on October 1, 2014 by Tara Dodrill
ISIS militants may already be inside America. Concerns about homeland terrorism on soft targets by small groups of Islamic State militants will likely increase as the Christmas season nears and millions of Americans will be participating in large religious gatherings and converging on the local mall.
President Obama recently placed the blame for the ISIS threats [...]
Posted on September 30, 2014 by Kent Page McGroarty
Being prepared is a survival skill that takes a little time to get right, and it's not uncommon for mistakes to happen along the way. If looking to seriously strengthen your preparedness/survival skills, check out some of the most common preparedness mistakes!
1) No or Not Enough Water
While survival without food is possible for about a month [...]
Posted on September 29, 2014 by Brian Meyer
Being a former Boy Scout, I was taught that you should always have your pocketknife on you at all times. This was usually a folding Swiss Army Knife with four or five tools built into it. This was perfect for just about everything a camping trip could throw at us, and beyond that, it was [...]
Posted on September 27, 2014 by Catherine Alford
Renting out an un-used room has become an attractive and popular way to earn a little extra cash each month, especially since the economic downturn. However, don’t be fooled. Renting out a room can be a lot of work and stressful if you’re not prepared. Here are some tips to get it just right:
Make Sure [...]
Posted on September 25, 2014 by Rebecca Maxwell
One of the most dangerous survival situations to find yourself in is trapped inside a vehicle that has plunged into water. Before you suppose that it could never happen to you, consider this: automotive and insurance groups estimate that over 10,000 accidents occur every year in which a vehicle ends up in the water. Moreover [...]
Posted on September 24, 2014 by Tara Dodrill
If you do not homeschool your children, include a basic first aid kit, a map with the route home highlighted, directions to survival caches along the route, several nutritional bars and a survival straw in their school backpack. The child, regardless of age, must be taught how to respond if at school or on a [...]
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Posted on September 23, 2014 by Kent Page McGroarty
Mountains are no joke. In addition to falling off the side of one and dying a lousy death, there's also the threat of avalanche, assorted large predators, and that pesky thin air. Getting lost in a mountain range is usually the result of separation from a hiking party, but whatever the cause, it's important to [...]
Posted on September 22, 2014 by Brian Meyer
It would stand to reason that anything that helps get people excited about prepping and survival is a good thing, but awareness isn’t always the best thing. For example, take the popular survival shows on cable television today. Hosts like Bear Grylls will show you how to hunt an elk, survive falling into glacial ice [...]
Posted on September 20, 2014 by Catherine Alford
If you want to become self-reliant, one of the best ways to do so is to become a bargain shopper. In fact, lots of shoppers these days only buy things when they are on sale or marked down. But, when is a “deal” a good one? That is the true question!
Learn how to spot true [...]
Posted on September 19, 2014 by Brian Meyer
It’s easy to prepare supplies, weapons, and training for impending disaster, but these will only get you so far. While doing more than just storing food in your basement is a great start, if you lack the traits that are inherent for some, and learned by most, all that prepping can be for nothing.
While nobody [...]