(Natural News) Before you head out to buy livestock that you want to raise on your homestead, you need to consider these important points. Reading the tips listed below can help, especially if you're having a hard time deciding what kind of animals
It's no secret to anyone who has read my website for a while that The Tightwad Gazette books changed my life. If you don't know the story, here's the CliffsNotes version.
When it comes to the U.S. economy, the "con" part offers the best description of the current relationship between business, government and the preyed upon consumer.
Climate-KIC, a European-union climate innovation initiative, recently selected a jury of entrepreneurs, financiers and business people to award funding to what they felt were Europe's best clean-tech innovations of 2014.
New "radiative sky cooling" system may prove useful for preppers
Montana and Colorado...(Natural News) Millions of people across the country and throughout the world believe that there will come a day when man will be forced to return to his primal state to survive.
While shows like the Australian 4x4 Expo and Overland Expo highlight tough, no-nonsense trailers and motorhomes ready to get dirty right now, the Düsseldorf Caravan Salon dedicates some space to futuristic campers and technologies.
Suppose that you can no longer rely on any consistent source of food, other than what you can grow on your own land
Try these 22 skills for better self sufficient living and incredibly rewarding homesteading. Start your journey to get off the grid now.
The division in America has become so dramatic over the past year that many people can only foresee it heading one place: Civil War.
Let's just say that the unthinkable becomes the real and happening. Let's take this article and go over it. This will be a segment in three parts, the next ones being immediate actions taken at work and at home. I'm hitting on traveling firs
It's always interesting reading when someone smug and sanctimonious writes a clueless diatribe about another group of people being smug and sanctimonious. So when I saw that an economist for Moody's and Forbes had written an op-ed calling self-re
It has been awhile since I have written about living a strategic life. For those of you new to Backdoor Survival, living a strategic life is something that I encourage everyone to embrace, prepper or not. As a matter of fact, it is so important to
(Natural News) Because they are experts in close-quarter combat and other dangerous scenarios, they get asked all the time what they would do in certain situations, how they would respond and, more importantly, what kind of personal gear they carry i
So you're looking to go off the grid, or maybe just build a backup power system to ensure you can survive a long-term grid down situation? If you're like most people who email us, you probably have a number of questions on how to do it, how much
I don't remember my first kiss or even who it was with. I can barely recollect getting my license to drive. I vaguely remember my high school graduation and my entire time spent at college is a blur. However, I remember exactly where I was, what I
For most of us, an elaborate doomsday bunker is overkill. But, when facing down a tornado, hurricane, blizzard, or whatever Mother Nature flings at you, a little preparation can save you from a real-life version of the grocery store frenzy in an end
When I wrote my first article on billionaire bunkers years ago, I never would have imagined how quickly our world was changing. Our lives are in a constant state of flux, the political situation aside, our earth is rapidly changing.
The Unidentified Floating Object is completely powered by renewable energy and allows one to thrive at sea for long periods of time.
here's what happened when I opened them... (Natural News) I just ruined over a thousand rounds of ammo to find out which ammo storage containers really work in harsh environments. A little over a year ago, I sank four ammo containers full of amm
(Natural News) With so many geopolitical variables taking place around the world while domestic unrest grows stronger every day, it's hard to avoid that fact that we live in very volatile times.
When in comes to all things solar, I am a novice. I have a very basic set-up from Harbor Freight that is used for light duty power in my garage but other than that, I have a long way to go. So when I was asked the question, "Will solar panels sur
A rising number of American billionaires are channeling their inner Bear Grylls -- some in preparation for an apocalyptic event, be it a viral epidemic, nuclear war, or cataclysmic pole shift.
The SunGlacier device successfully captured water in the hottest, driest climate on Earth.
The main thread that seems to run through the prepper community, is that most preppers really want to get out of the cities and live a rural life.
(Natural News) If you find yourself in an emergency situation, something as mundane as staying connected and being able to communicate can be the difference between survival and death. If the emergency was caused by an EMP, staying online can become
Just when you thought renouncing society and sailing the oceans in a submarine was impractical…enter the SeaJet Capsule!
(Natural News) Many people take clean running water for granted, but in the event of a hurricane, earthquake, or other survival situation, this is often the first thing to go -- and the one thing you'll need to stay alive.