• This might make for an interesting discussion. What are some of the worst things you’ve ever purchased in terms of prepping/survival? Maybe it didn’t work as advertised? Or it was just way overpriced? C’mon, ‘fess up. We’ve all been suckered once or twice.

  • A couple of years ago, my wife and I were out walking one evening, something we do rather regularly when the weather is reasonable. A few blocks from home, we heard the mewing of a cat. We stopped to try and determine where it might be coming from and in a matter of seconds the cat walked out from some bushes. I reached down and scratched it…[Read more]

  • The online world is very much a double-edged sword. I mean, we live in an age where just about any piece of information we seek is, quite literally, at our fingertips. Yet, at the same time, people are becoming less and less likely to make even the most minimal effort to obtain reliable information. Case in point – Clickbait.

    Clickbait is a t…[Read more]

  • Surfing the web, you can find hundreds of lists of items people suggest setting aside for possible use in barter transactions after a collapse. Obviously, this isn’t a topic that falls into the localized disaster discussions but is reserved for those who are preparing for potentially long-term scenarios, situations where current forms of c…[Read more]

  • We are deep in the throes of a prepping renaissance, the likes of which I don’t think have ever been seen before. The plethora of survival related websites, products, and services today makes the Y2K flap look like just a bump in the road. This isn’t a bad thing as it has gotten lots of folks interested in prepping. As I’ve said before, the more…[Read more]

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