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Survival

Will Your Children Survive SHTF Without You?

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If you’re already prepping, then you know that surviving a SHTF event is not a cake walk. In fact, there are no guarantees of survival, even for the most prepared prepper. Regardless of what type of event you are prepping for, chances are at least one of your reasons for doing it is to provide security and happiness for future…

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Opinion, Survival

Surviving the Hard Times in Life

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If you are reading this article, and are on this site, you are probably more than awake to the fact that life can throw some pretty nasty curveballs your way. Sometimes it seems random, bad luck, and other times you’d swear that God had it in for you personally. That’s why we are all here, and all do what we…

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Survival

Flood Survival 101

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Water is the most persistent, consistent and pervasive killer in nature the world over. That is kinda funny when you think about it because it is also an incredibly precious life giving resource. So precious that the absence of water will kill just as readily as too much of it, but it is too much water, a flood, that is…

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Survival

Here’s Why Bikes Are Great Bug Out Vehicles

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Obviously if you have to travel any kind of distance in a bug out situation, a car or truck would be the ideal bug out vehicle. But realistically there may come a time when taking a vehicle to bug out just isn’t feasible or doesn’t work out. In those circumstances, here’s why bikes are great bug out vehicles. Flexible Routing…

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Survival

The U.S. Nuclear Power Map: What You Need to Know

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The United States is the world’s largest commercial producer of nuclear power. As of 2016 data, 805 terawatt hours was produced by just shy of 100 reactors, a mind-blasting amount of power equaling almost 20% of the total electrical energy generated in the entire country. That is a truly monumental achievement and worth celebrating. Nuclear power is clean, momentously efficient…

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Survival

The Single Most Probable SHTF Event

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Most preppers are preparing for some specific crisis event. Just ask them and they’ll tell you. Most of the explanations you’ll get will feature some natural or man-made disaster of nation- or world-ending severity. You’ll be regaled with tales of EMP strikes, massive solar flares and other cosmic mayhem, a global Ice Age, economic collapse, nuclear world war, zombie outbreaks,…

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Survival

The Top 3 Survival Essentials to Always Keep in Mind

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The survival ‘rule of threes’ tells us that you can survive for about: three minutes without air, three hours without shelter in bad conditions, three days without water, and three weeks without food. If you have to think about how you’re going to get air, you’re pretty much already dead, so we will except the first essential. This article will…

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Survival

How to Bug Out If You Have Children

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When it comes to a SHTF situation, experienced preppers know that bugging out should be a last resort. Yes, there are some preppers out there who believe that they can simply pack a bug out bag and take off to live in the woods or travel hundreds of miles to a bug out location with no problems. And it’s not…

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Survival

5 Options to Get Home from Work When Disaster Strikes

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Bugging out as a concept is very familiar to most in the preparedness world. Less so is “getting home” and I don’t mean heading back after the smoke has cleared, the sirens have gone quiet and the Wi-Fi is, mercifully, back on. Hooray for 4 bars! Getting home contextually refers to heading for home or base if you are caught…

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Survival

3 Tough Decisions You May Have to Make When SHTF

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Every prepper by virtue takes measures against the worst possible outcomes when preparing for a disaster. After all, we are not really worried about the little figurative bumps and dents or even fender-benders out on the great highways of life; we are worried about the 12-car pileup, barrel roll and final, spectacular fireball. And so we strive to prevent such…

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