Part 1 of the first “What’s in My BugOut Bag” series of articles focuses on the books that will help us get through the tough times.
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- DOWNSIZE + RIGHT SIZE
- FOOD + FARMING
- KEEP YOUR TECH ALIVE
- OFF THE GRID
- SOLAR ENERGY
- URBAN SURVIVAL
- ZOMBIES, ETC.
When the food riots start and the cannibalistic zombies / hungry neighbors take over, you’re gonna want to keep some things handy to help you, you know, bust heads. Still, if those post-apocalyptic survival movies have taught us anything at all, it’s that some people will hit the road while leaving many cans of semi-delicious […]
A number of my resolutions for 2014 involve more SHTF preparedness projects and more writing for Insteading.com. It’s already the 10th of January, and it ain’t lookin’ good for either category of resolutions, to be honest- still, we have to start somewhere, right? Right! Here, then, is a list of 15 DIY prepper projects from […]
Living, surviving, and thriving off the grid presupposes that you are, indeed, living, surviving, and thriving. It’s tough to do those things when you’re dying from an infection you got from a simple cut. It’s easy to understand, then, that the people who will do the most surviving will be the ones with the best […]
If you plan well, survival food can be healthy, nutritious, and mouth-watering. Get it wrong, though, and you could end up surviving on something like this: a horrifying, 12-course meal in a can that combines a lot of great-sounding ingredients into a truly wretch-worthy dry-heaving experience that you won’t soon forget. In the words of […]
Today’s post is about the Bear Grylls Ultimate Pack, which manages to stuff nearly $1000 USD worth of black and orange pointy things into a single backpack. Correction: into a single, Bear Grylls Commando 60 pack. If you’ve been in the hunting/outdoors-y section of a big box store in the last few years, you already […]
Making a quick getaway as your local neighborhood is over-run by hoards of food rioters or – dare I say it? (You know I want you to say it. -Ed.) – zombies is thirsty work, and the LifeStraw personal water filter could just be the edge you and yours need to get away safely. The […]