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How to Make a Field-Expedient Water Filter

We all know how important water is in a survival situation. Without it, you don’t stand to last long. One question I get on this blog from time to time is: “If I were stuck out in the bush how would I go about making a field-expedient or homemade version of a water filter similar to the […]

How to Can Bacon at Home

For you guys out there that think that canning is for a bunch of old grannies let me tell you…canning can be manly.

Bugout Cooking: Bannock

Bugout Cooking: Bannock

This is the first in a series of articles on foods that can be prepared while bugging out or just plain off the grid. If you’re on the go, with minimal gear, you’ll be glad you know that you can still prepare delicious foods that will both warm your body and improve moral. In a bug-out […]

Peter Schiff Speaks to the Ludwig on Mises Institute

For those who haven’t heard of Peter Schiff, he was one of the first people (back in 2006) who predicted the real estate bubble, subsequent collapse and the depressed economy which we are now facing.

New Documentary: Meltup

New Documentary: Meltup

For you end-of-the-world economy buffs, there’s a new video documentary circulating out on the net called Meltup, put out by Inflation.us. This movie outlines the growing possibility for a hyper-inflationary situation occurring here in the U.S.

Getting Ready for the Apocalypse

Getting Ready for the Apocalypse

For those of you who are interested, a couple weeks back I was interviewed by a reporter from the AFP (Agence France-Presse) — a French news agency along the lines of Associated Press and Reuters. She had contacted me through this blog to do a piece on the growing interest in everyday people “prepping” for disaster — economic, natural, or otherwise.

Video Review of the Rocket Stove

Video Review of the Rocket Stove

If your interested in an economical but highly effective form of cooking off-grid (or in a grid-down situation), the rocket stove is a perfect choice. Just recently I purchased a rocket stove built by a company called StoveTec. Invented by Dr. Larry Winiarski, the rocket stove is a highly-efficient cooking stove that requires very little wood […]

How to Make Survival (Sumac) Lemonade

How to Make Survival (Sumac) Lemonade

To skip to the video instructions go here. This is the first in a series of posts/videos dedicated to wild edible and medicinal plants. Each season I will be covering some of the most easily identified and useful plants that you can use for food and medicine. Disclaimer: Eating certain wild plants can be deadly!! Be […]

How to Make a Survival Stove (Car Heater)

How to Make a Survival Stove (Car Heater)

With winter coming soon for many of us who live in the colder climates, getting stranded in your car can become a dangerous possibility. As a result, everyone’s emergency car kit should contain the ability to heat your car if you were stranded or holed up waiting the passage of a winter storm. Even if running […]