Category Archives: Survival

Bolt Action Or Semi-Auto: Which Is Best For Hunting?

Today, there are primarily two major types of rifles that comprise the majority of what hunters use for game: the traditional bolt action and the more modern semi-automatic. But is one better than the other? Both bolt action and semi-automatic rifles share one major thing in common: They began their careers as infantry weapons for militaries. After they had been perfected for battlefield use, they were then adapted

The ‘Enemies Of America Within’ Are Still Within – John McCain’s Ties To George Soros And ISIS Prove America Is Still In Danger As The Globalists Become Desperate To Bring Down President Trump Via Any Way Possible

The recent story from USAToday reports Arizona Senator John McCain has come out swinging against President Donald Trump and his new administration soon after McCain won another six-year term in the Senate, his sixth term in office. McCain, who back on December 29th of 2016 was reported to be seeking stronger sanctions against Russia, has also just warned Trump he’ll fight him on his plans of lifting s

Healthy Ways To Lose Weight After Christmas

Now that the Christmas season is over, you’re probably scared to even step on the scale. After a month and a half of cookies, candy, stuffing, gravy, and eggnog, you’re probably sucking in your breath to button your jeans. Well what if I told you that you didn’t have to give up the good stuff to do get back into your skinny jeans? Read on to learn how to lose weight and get back into peak shape so you’re pr

15 Free-But-Forgotten Ways Our Ancestors Stayed Warm During Winter

Staying warm was not always as simple as flipping a switch or nudging a thermostat. In the days of our ancestors, it also was not as easy as loading and starting a pellet stove. It involved even more than hauling firewood in from a dry shed and loading it into a state-of-the-art woodstove.

4 Hidden Off-Grid Dangers That Could Kill You

Many of us living off the grid have a homestead where we strive for some level of self-reliance. This can be accomplished by using an alternative energy source, having a thriving garden or raising livestock for meat. Regardless of exactly how we strive for self-reliance, often our homestead is remote and private. However, living on a remote homestead comes with some hidden dangers that could kill you if you’re no

The 5 Greatest Threats To Off-Grid Living

It’s nothing short of ironic that this nation, which was founded, explored, and made great by adventurous and self-reliant people, has now become a haven for those who insist on being cradled and sheltered by convenience. Responding to the demand that this has created, the government has increasingly made it more difficult to be self-reliant and now seems thoroughly dedicated to preventing anyone from taking care

6 Shockingly Grim Disaster Plans (You Had No Clue Existed)

We’ve made a pretty successful living out of telling people to ignore conventional wisdom, but here’s one piece of good ol’ fashioned advice that you shouldn’t disregard: proper planning prevents piss-poor performance. And, believe us, some organizations have taken that to an extreme that makes us both respect and fear them. Here are six elaborate contingency plans that most people will hope

Underground Houses: The Ultimate In Off-Grid Living?

There seems to be some misconceptions about underground homes. Some people instantly think of dark, dingy places akin to some kind of emergency shelter. Others immediately think of the cozy Hobbit holes in the Tolkien books and films. Underground or earth-sheltered houses are really no different than any other home except that they are built into the earth. Using the earth as a shelter for a house has numerous adva

How to Survive Extreme Winter

How to Survive Extreme Cold The states of Connecticut, Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts make up what is commonly referred to as the New England area of the United States. Located in the northeastern section of the country, New Englanders are quite used to surviving cold spells.Heck, the area is known for it. But in 1816, something drastic happened on that front. The winter of 1815-16 had been unusu

How To Identify A Presumptive Shooter

Actual shooting scenarios are nothing like what you see on TV or in the movies. In most cases, the shooter will be known to you, or perhaps know you better than you realize. Burglars, stalkers, and even serial killers may be in the background for months on end before they strike. Many times, there will be warning signs weeks, or even months before the shooting. If someone would read them signs, innocent lives would

3 Emergency Heat Sources When The Power’s Out

  Today’s homes are all heated as a requirement of the Universal Building Code. While air conditioning isn’t a regulatory requirement, heating is. The heating must be adequate to maintain the home in the “comfort zone” even in the most-extreme temperatures for that part of the country. There’s only one problem, though: Nearly all home heating systems depend upon electricity to function. When the g

15 Natural Remedies for the Winter Season

  Guide to Winter Wellness The herbs here can ease coughs, congestion, and sore throats, and some may help prevent illness altogether, says Vermont-based herbalist Betzy Bancroft. Seek out teas and herbal extracts at natural-foods stores, and dried herbs from sources such as jeansgreens.com or mountainroseherbs.com. (As always, talk to your doctor before trying new remedies, particularly if your symptoms are

Death Is Hanging In The Air And Killing At An Alarming Rate – New Thunderstorm Asthma Warning Issued For Parts Of Australia This Weekend – What Is Really Going On There?

Back on November 29th of 2013, France’s The Observers’ reported acid rain in Ahvaz, Iran had poisoned thousands of Iranians though the exact number was never found out because Iranian authorities imposed strict censorship upon hospitals there. One of the most polluted cities in the world, residents said “it’s like the city is cursed” after also suffering through 25 years of the