As preppers we usually focus on practical steps that will give us a better chance of surviving whatever crisis comes down the road. We talk about what kind of food to store and how much of it, where our water is going to come from, and the best weapons to
Most things you do can help you prep. They can be little things – buying an extra dozen cans of corn because it’s on special offer, and adding them to your food stores, for example. They can be big things, too, like making yard space and access to water top
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.
An armed guard stands at the entrance of the Survival Condo Project, a former missile silo north of Wichita, Kansas, that has been converted into luxury apartments for people worried about the crackup of civilization. Some of the wealthiest people in America—in Silicon Valley, New York, and beyond—are getting ready
One of the best and tastiest ways to conserve meat is to smoke it. The meat is delicious, and if you keep it in a cool, dry place, it can last up to a year and sometimes even longer. The system used is pretty simple. You make a fire, and
When we think of survival and disaster preparedness the images most people conjure up are basically rural. Preparedness is all about being ready to harvest the essentials from the land, and there’s a distinct echo of pioneer families about it all. But is this realistic? The latest figures, from 2015,
Winter is coming! For some folks, perhaps it is already here. If you’re living in a place where wood heat is a primary or supplemental heat source for the winter months, firewood is a big deal. The Best Kind of Wood to Burn The best kind of wood to burn