Tag Archives: prepping

15 Reasons to Prep Even If Doomsday Never Arrives

After the stock market crash in 2008, many preppers warned that doomsday was imminent and that people should prepare while they still can. But doomsday never arrived. In fact, over the last few years things have gradually improved. The stock market is higher than ever, and unemployment is way down.   Because of this, some people are starting to get a little smug, saying things such as, “Looks like all that prepp

Inside A Secret Government Warehouse Prepping For Societal Collapse

It sounds like something out of a Cold War era movie. Boxes of medical supplies stacked high in government warehouses to help citizens in the event of a public health emergency. However, this huge stockpile is very real. It is called the Strategic National Stockpile, and according to the CDC website, “Once Federal and local authorities agree that the SNS is needed, medicines will be delivered to any state in the

The 12 Foods The Government Wants You To Stockpile (But Is It Enough?)

It’s hard to quantify, but the modern prepping movement has at least, in part, been caused by the government. I am not referencing fear in the government doing something stupid that would force us into survival mode (although that is possible), but instead in promoting the idea of disaster preparedness. FEMA’s Ready.gov website contains a host of information on how to prepare for a pending disaster, and radio c

Prepping For An Evacuation: How To Be Ready When The Gov’t Says ‘Get Out’

Mother Nature has incredible power available at her fingertips — much more than we humans do. With water alone, she is able to destroy some of mankind’s greatest accomplishments. Water leveled the city of Miyako, Japan, in 2011, as a tsunami brought a wave surge 128 feet high. Water also destroyed much of New Orleans when Hurricane Katrina hit the city in 2005. Currently, Northern California is closely watching

7 Items Your Great-Grandparents Stockpiled That You Should, Too

It’s easy to think that the modern preparedness movement is a unique phenomenon. Most of us grew up during a time when the economy was growing, the government seemed to be more responsive to the will of the people, and everyone was busy chasing the American Dream. But if we go back farther, to the time of our grandparents or great-grandparents, we find that what some call “prepping,” they called life. They di

The Single Biggest Problem Lurking In Most Survival Preps

Prepping can easily become an all-encompassing activity, affecting every area of our lives. That’s why many preppers refer to it as a change in lifestyle, and not simply adding something to their already full plates. That actually makes sense, as the attitudes one needs to develop for prepping require looking at life in a different way and establishing a different set of priorities. The basic concept of prepping

50 Percent Of Silicon Valley Billionaires Are Prepping For ‘The Apocalypse’

There is a new fad in Silicon Valley and Wall Street: Some of America’s richest and smartest people have become survivalists. “Anyone who’s in this community knows people who are worried that America is heading toward something like the Russian Revolution,” hedge fund investor Robert H. Dugger told The New Yorker’s Evan Osnos. Osnos profiled a wide variety of wealthy people who believe American civilizati

‘It Is Like A Nuclear Bomb Went Off In The Prepping Community’

Is the prepper movement in the United States dying?  At one time it was estimated that there were 3 million preppers in the United States, but in late 2016 interest in prepping has hit a multi-year low.  The big reason for this, of course, is that the election of Donald Trump has fueled a tremendous wave of optimism among those that consider themselves to be conservatives, patriots and evangelical Christians.  N

25 Things That You Should Do To Get Prepared For The Coming Economic Collapse

Do you think that you know how to prepare for the collapse of the economy?  If so, are you putting that knowledge into action?  In America today, people are more concerned about the possibility of an economic collapse than ever before.  It has been estimated that there are now three million preppers in the United States.  But the truth that nobody really knows the actual number, because a lot of preppers keep t

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

Is Prepping Biblical?

When I study what the Bible says about self defense, gun ownership and even prepping, I am always drawn to 1 Timothy 5:8. “But if any provide not for his own, and specially for those of his own house, he hath denied the faith, and is worse than an infidel.” There can be no question about it: You are commanded to feed your family, to keep them safe and warm and protected come what may. Men must rise to this chal

How Long Should You Boil Water?

In this guide we show you how long to boil water before using it. Learn how to make your water safe to use without wasting fuel. Today a friend asked me, “How long should I boil my water?”. He’s a prepper and a smart guy, but it’s no surprise to me that he’s confused on such a seemingly simple topic. I frequently come upon bad advice on blogs, books and forums about boiling water for purification. It

How To Build An Underground, Off-Grid, Virtually Indestructible Home

    We have all heard the one about how if you dig a hole straight down into the earth, eventually you come out the other side of the planet in China. While theoretically this might be true, in the real world it would not be possible. If the tremendous pressures you would encounter didn’t do you in, the intense heat ultimately would, and at a certain depth all of your excavation and drilling equipment