When the SHTF, an "average day" is anything but ordinary. Selco shares the details of his daily struggles to survive during the occupation of his Bosnian city.
There's been a mass exodus from cities to rural locations this year and as winter sets in, a lot of former city dwellers may be in for some surprises. Here's what I learned when I moved to the Algonquin Forest for a year, straight from the city.
No matter how much preparing you do, sometimes there are lessons to be learned and moments you will wish you had done it all differently.
You know the US economy has gotten really bad when Americans who never would have contemplated shoplifting before are stealing food to survive.
Luck? Chance? That is one factor of survival. But, there is something more. Something that is beyond our limited comprehension, let alone our control. Look at the common thread in these unimaginable survival stories.
Regardless of whether you intend to survive in an urban or rural setting, Selco warns even the best survival plans can go horribly wrong when the SHTF...and you may not end up where you planned to be.
In this video, I break down my experience of bugging out and living in New Hampshire.
Many emergencies come with high winds, extreme temperatures, and torrential rain. You've got to learn to deal with the discomfort of bad weather if you want to survive.
When the power goes out, it's never convenient. You should have a plan to meet your immediate needs, as well as short-term and long-term strategies. Here are some ideas for keeping things illuminated.
"Homesteading" looks like frolicking outside all day and sitting down to a delicious scratch-cooked, home-raised meal in the evening. Don't be fooled by romantic notions. It's wonderful but there's a LOT more to it than that.
People in the survival and preparedness world often think there's only hunkering down or bugging out, but there's a third option - deliberately being nomadic
Prepping and survivalism are two different roads to the same destination. And if you want to live through a wider variety of emergencies, you need to have both skill sets.
Having your vehicle well-maintained, fueled up, and properly stocked is a lot more achievable than spending $100K on an armored Mad-Max equipped Sprinter van. Here's how to get your vehicle ready to bug out.
Here are some places you may be able to buy food when there's none in the grocery stores, as well as some unusual ideas for sold-out necessities. And you need to go NOW.
Selco warns that when the SHTF, everything is fluid and subject to change. There are no hard and fast rules of survival. You must adapt to the situation..
If you properly execute your preps when SHTF, you shouldn't run into too many complications. That is unless you have neighbors who aren't preppers.
Regardless of who wins the election, chaos is likely to erupt. No matter who you are and no matter where you are, you need to be prepared for this.
Following are some of the most important items to stock up on now, but first it's important to understand the psychological reasons why lockdowns may contribute to panic buying and increased hoarding -- even when it's not necessary.
In this interview, Doug Casey explains how the United States and the U.S. economy are collapsing and how you can protect yourself financially.
In this episode I went to see Blacksmith Alec Steele so he could give me some tips on forging for beginners. Not only did Alec teach me how to forge, but he also went through Hammer Technique, and by the end I learnt how to forge a flint striker!
Today I'll tell you about my experiences buying homestead as a first time buyer and give you some tips on picking a homestead or property. I'll take you through our homestead search story, show some different properties we passed up and the different
The consequences of the Greater Depression will go far beyond a simple bear market. If Trump does win, no doubt the Republicans will crack down on the country in an attempt to keep order. The Dems will have cause to say they were right about his dict
A generator can save the day when the power goes out. But, do you really need the biggest one you can find? Consider this alternative strategy instead.
The mainstream media has been largely silent and has focused more on telling its readers and viewers that the supply chain is just fine.
...For Worst Case Scenarios
People put a lot of thought into what they want in their bug-out bags but there are some very essential items that are frequently left out.
In the world of survivalism, there's a lot of crossover with things like liberty and patriotism. But make no mistake, survival itself is about one thing: surviving the event at hand.
Living in a van down by the river isn't such a bad idea – and not just because you can get away from the crazies, if that becomes necessary.
Lately, there's not always a lot of warning before riots and civil unrest erupt, and it's not just happening in big cities. Here's how to get ready FAST.