Bug-Out Bags: A Good Idea Though the idea of survival in the case of everything from a natural disaster to something as catastrophic as complete, worldwide economic collapse and civil disintegration has gathered speed among the American public recently. Witness the success of television shows like National Geographic’s Doomsday Preppers. While there is certainly [...]
The Fargo-Moorhead area of northwest Minnesota was hit hard this week by something no one expected in early October: 14 inches of snow. It caught residents completely by surprise. Few had winter survival kits in their cars, putting many stranded motorists at risk. Homes were just as unprepared, as power went out across [...]
You’d be surprised how much you can fit inside one of those metal mint boxes. Here’s how to build a survival kit inside one.
Your mind is the greatest survival tool. Don’t blunt it with panic. Here’s what to do.
When cellular networks fail due to natural or man-made disaster, two-way radio still works. Find out why.
“Revolution” is TV on NBC about a catastrophic blackout. Here’s video of the full pilot episode. How would you react if the power never came back on?
Top Survival Tips #1: Don’t Get Caught Unprepared. Have a home survival kit, disaster plan or bug-out bag ready to go. Here’s how to get started.
On the one hand, the zombie survival guide PDF published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is an innovative way to get the word out about preparedness. On the other, it may be the worst thing to have ever happened to disaster preparation. For starters, the zombie survival guide PDF is in comic [...]
When all else fails, two-way radio still gets through.
The bug-out bag; lots of people are talking about it. But what do you really need on that bug-out bag packing list? I’ll start this off by saying without hesitation that I can’t answer that question for you. Any survival kit is a personal thing for your individual circumstances. If I were to [...]