This video explains how to make a manual well pump. It's an innovative way to solve the water problem during a blackout.
This video explains how to wire a generator to a house. Includes safety tips and debunks a common myth about using generators.
This photo series explains how to make a survival bracelet. This handy, portable survival essential worn around the wrist provides cordage at an instant’s notice. Cordage, as prepared individuals know, is one of the most versatile items one can carry.
Learn how to make a fire the smart way with these tips and tricks.
The recent events on the East Coast and the debacle left behind by Hurricane Sandy have brought the prepper mindset into sharp focus. That’s why I’ve picked our Living Ready Basic Survival Kit as this week’s editor’s choice.
Hurricane Sandy left an indelible impression on the northeastern United States. The survival lessons it forced people to learn could be applied to nearly all natural disasters. Here are three key takeaways from the tragedy worth considering.
In the wake of tragic events like the recent hurricane disaster in New England, the first question on most minds will be, "Is my family OK?" Having a family communication plan as part of an overall home disaster strategy will hopefully answer that question.
Preppers in New England had their chance to put home disaster plans to use in the wake of Hurricane Sandy this week. While Living Ready spends a good deal of time on preparing ahead of disasters, it's no less important to know what to do after the weather settles down.
Bug-Out Gear: False Sense of Security? “Lots of folks think they could throw a minimal pack on their back and disappear from civilization and live happily ever after. … An argument could be made that the wise woodsman could make a living following these folks and using what they left behind after they expire.—Dave...