In the first days of January 2012, the Overseas Radio Network will begin broadcasting, aiming at people who desire for one reason or another, to leave the United States and set up a new life elsewhere.
Stay at home is still the norm for Americans, but it's a norm that is slowly fading. Every billion-dollar tick of the government debt clock, every expansion of the government's regulatory apparatus, every overreaching judicial decision made in the na
Cuts in the skin can be minor or catastrophic, superficial or deep, clean or infected. Most significant cuts (also called lacerations) are associated with bleeding, sometimes major.
Why? Contour Crafting is a construction technology that potentially reduces energy use and emissions by using a rapid-prototype or 3-D printing process to fabricate large components. Comprised of robotic arms and extrusion nozzles, a computer-control
+ Food + Shelter + Communications + Transportation + Energy + Financial + Environment (which takes in everything from clothing to me
But the possibility of a system collapse so severe that it could cripple our and monetary systems, food distribution networks, and emergency response services is now becoming a real concern for people all over the world.
Integrated circuits are at the opposite end of the scale for vulnerability. In essence, the smaller gates in a microcircuit, the greater its vulnerability. In recent years, chip makers have been creating chips with gates smaller than .3 microns. They
We hired Willis Drilling and Pump to drill a fresh water well for our sustainable homestead, and they completed the job last week. It took the drilling crew 2 days to finish the hole for our well, and a third visit to set the casing with concrete.
Are you one of those people who has always wanted your own well... but could never afford it? Are you tired of paying huge monthly bills and dealing with restrictions and limits to your water supply? Would you like your own source of virtually free,
In my survivalist novel "Patriots", I included lots of descriptions of firearms used in various situations in order to illustrate that there is no single "perfect survival gun." Different situations are best handled by using different firearms. There
Here are the results of our recent poll. Thety are listed in no particular order, but each book listed below received at least two votes. Those that are marked with an asterisk are suitable for teenagers.
(NaturalNews) One of the most common questions I'm asked today from people who are aware of what's really going on is, "Should I leave the USA to get away from the coming police state?" Three years ago, I would have said YES, but today,...
U.S. immigration law is choking the flow of “bold and creative” entrepreneurs into Silicon Valley. So it’s building a floating IT fortress where entrepreneurs can be bold and creative right next to Silicon Valley without actually setting foot on U.S.
Nearly everyone into prepping have a bug out bag (BOB) the contents vary from person to person, but mainly they allow the carrier to have what they think they will need to survive at least 72 hours. If needed they will provide...
The main things I find appealing, inexpensive fertile crop land, good plentiful clean water, a plethora of wildlife (Elk, Mule Deer, Whitetail Deer, and Turkey) great fishing holes everywhere, and few people per square mile.
I am going to assume the readers house is somewhat like mine, located in Anytown, Suburbia, Eastern United States. The primary goal here is to defend yourself, your family, your home. and your preps from those who would otherwise do harm.
I have found a new hobby in cheese making. It is an enjoyable craft that has a rewarding and edible outcome. You, too, can make some delicious, beautiful cheeses.
Book contributor: Cornell University Library
Uprooted by a national debt crisis and a deepening recession that has eaten up their jobs, incomes and pensions, many Greeks are now returning to their families’ rural past in search of a future.
“This was initially about being frugal and concerned with what I put in my body,” “But it became about the politics. . . . Am I going to buy cheap crap, or am I going to do this stuff myself?”
A High Lift, Slow Turning Pump
Thrive is an interesting video about the future of humanity after understanding what we have always been up against.
The Swinburne University of Technology design graduate was driven to transform an ancient cooling technique into a new sub-surface irrigation system, following the enduring Australian drought that saw high levels of farmer suicide along Australia's M
The purpose of my trip was to test my Go Bag as thoroughly as possible. What I learned surprised me and two days worth of practical experience greatly enhanced my previous two years of “theoretically” planning.
f you’ve watched even a few minutes of “I Am Legend,” “Dawn of the Dead,” “28 Days Later” or AMC’s “The Walking Dead,” then you know that having the right tools and being prepared are the keys to surviving a zombie apocalypse
I have long believed that quality hot water bottles and steel vacuum thermos bottles and are very valuable survival tools. They are a wonderful intersection of high and low tech that can serve in a number of helpful roles.
Our goal is to preserve the inspired DIY spirit of the past. Our free project reprints cover farm machines, the woodshop, machine shop, boats, archery and more. These vintage plans come from a half-century ago when do-it-yourself enthusiasts turned w
The nearly five-hour drive from the Sacramento area to Yreka, in Siskiyou County by the Oregon border, was a reminder not just of the immense size and beauty of California, but of the vast regional and cultural differences one finds within our 37-mil
Earlier this month, we reported on the Scosche RDTX-Pro that connects via a dock connector to turn an iPhone or iPod touch into a radiation detector. That device is set to go on sale in Japan from next month but if you're not in Japan or just don't w
This is the story of how two middle-aged city dwellers became weekend homesteaders, and how we bumbled our way through planning and building an off-grid survival cabin. Top to bottom, the project took about two years to complete, working only on week