Without a doubt, firearms are one of the most important preps we have to make; without a way to defend them, none of the other supplies we amass are truly accounted for.
We are republishing two important stories here (with links to original sources) that you need to read.
One of the most exciting things about primitive outdoor survival skills is the fact that nothing is viewed as garbage. Everything in the environment can be put to use if a person is willing to think out of the box.
For more than a decade after they moved into their house in Neenah, Wisconsin, the Zwick family knew they had a Cold War bunker in their backyard.
Up here in Maine, Memorial Day is under four weeks away, so pretty soon the official planting season will begin!
Last summer I wrote an article on dealing with trash at your retreat and recently I wrote Part 1 of this article about sewing.
When, as a survivalist or prepper, should we begin educating our offspring on some of the bushcraft skills we ourselves are capable of performing?
So.... You think you are all prepared for "Doomsday". When the "Schumer The Hits The Fan" you and your loved ones have a years supply of food, water and fuel. All set, ready to survive...
Properly freeze dried foods can exceed 30 years of shelf life, they are light weight, and the foods retain more nutritional content than we see with other preservation techniques such as canning (often as low as 50% of original nutritional value) or
Join the Center for Natural Living, a new formed 501c3, for their launch party and fundraiser at Irie Bean Coffee House on S. Lamar. The event will include live music, local organic food, raffles and door prizes, silent and live auctions, speeches fr
It is no secret that there are more U.S. citizens living on the grid than there are enjoying a self-reliant lifestyle using off grid energy.
With the current ammo shortages that have been plaguing the country and seem to have no end in sight, having a way to stock up on a key caliber for your preps is vital.
Morgan Coffinger (Bokashi Evolution and Valley Permaculture) on organic farming and composting - Ivan Eland (Independent Institute) on N Korea; Middle East - Jacob Hornberger (Future of Freedom Foundation) speaking tonight in Scottsdale
Dear CPT Rawles, This letter is provided as a reply to your reader who wrote in about “Building Cabins on a Shoestring Budget”.
A blue 55 gallon used food grade, closed top water barrel, container that has two 2" bungs on top, one is a fine thread and one is a coarse thread.
Diary of a Survivalist- Bugging Out Part 1
Berkeley Labs spin-off Points Source Power develops fuel-cell charger for Kenya powered by cookstove fires.
As part of our April cover story on surviving anything, PopMech set up our own disaster pantry. Here's our guide to a sensible backup food supply that will sustain a family for a month.
Two friends with a dependence on oil must survive (off the grid) without electricity or meat -- and they must recycle everything, including their own waste.
The horrific bombings at the Boston Marathon and the ricin-laced letters sent to government officials served as unsettling reminders that terrorist acts, including poisonings, can and do happen.
You've taken steps to prepare for Armageddon, a zombie apocalypse or the next meteor that turns L.A. into a giant sinkhole.
I was born into a family of preppers.
Hurricane Sandy tore through the northern eastern seaboard. The hurricane combined with two other weather systems to create a Super storm (Some say). The Hurricane or Super Storm created a destructive path that hasn’t been seen this far up north, e
We all know our vegetables and fruits are safe to eat, but what about other wild edibles? Here are a few common North American goodies that are safe to eat if you find yourself stuck in the wild:
Wonder what it would be like to be able to cut all ties to the outside world and live off-grid? Bud and Judy did just that, and are thriving today because of it.
This video shows you how to boil water in the ground in the wilderness for cooking as well as purifying water.
Being prepared really isn’t that complicated, it just takes a willingness to do something about your situation.
America’s aging power grid is in trouble, we have become more vulnerable to power outages, not only from natural disasters like hurricanes, floods and tornados, but from a new kind of war tactic called cyber-terrorism. U.S. infrastructure like the po
This video will show you how skin your kill, whether it's an antelope, elk or deer the easiest way possible.