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Survival Podcast

  • Episode-2012- Expert Council Q & A for 5-26-17
    Tweet Today its Friday so it’s time for expert council show. To ask a question for a show like this, just send an email to me at jack at thesurvivalpodcast.com with “TSPC Expert” in the subject line. Today the expert … Continue reading →
    - 1 day ago 26 May 17, 9:18pm -
  • The Hitchin Rod – Item of the Day
    Tweet Every day I bring you an item on Amazon that I personally use or has been purchased by many members of the audience and I have researched enough to recommend. Today’s TSP Amazon Item of the day is the … Continue reading →
    - 1 day ago 26 May 17, 4:28pm -
  • Episode-2011- Listener Calls for 5-25-17
    TweetToday on The Survival Podcast I take your calls on comfrey, social media, the state, gardening, poison ivy, the Manchester Bombing, disaster prep, martial law and more. Remember to be on a show like this one just pick up your … Continue readin…
    - 2 days ago 25 May 17, 8:28pm -
  • Miracle of Aloe Heel Stick – Item of the Day
    TweetEvery day I bring you an item on Amazon that I personally use or has been purchased by many members of the audience and I have researched enough to recommend. Today’s TSP Amazon Item of the day is the Miracle … Continue reading →
    - 2 days ago 25 May 17, 4:20pm -
  • Episode-2010- Nicole Sauce on Building Local Demand in a Niche Market

    - 3 days ago 24 May 17, 8:47pm -

Modern Survival Blog

  • newWhat did you do for your preparedness this week? (2017-5-27)
    Mrs.J feeding the 5-little-piggies at the neighbors down the road   This weekly post is an open-forum (any topic) to voice your thoughts, opinions, concerns, or questions for others. Lets hear about what you’ve been doing this week for preparednes…
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  • What Are Your Hobbies -Interests?

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  • Prepping For 1 Week -Water and Food
    Storing an amount of extra water and food to be prepared for 1-week is smart and cheap preparedness insurance for many of the “most likely to happen” disruptions that you may encounter one day. You may be surprised that the majority of Americans…
    - 3 days ago 25 May 17, 2:09pm -

Preparing for SHTF

  • Will the Federal Government Be Our Worst Enemy When the SHTF?
    Some are convinced the Feds will be, and some are convinced they already are an institution to be feared by its citizens. In part the fear is based on an executive order signed March 16, 2012, by then President Obama, titled National Defense Resource…
    - 2 days ago 26 May 17, 1:35am -
  • Do You Keep a Home Water Testing Kit In Your Survival Pack
    There are a number of testing kits on the market today, so it is important that you choose one that tests for bacteria, and heavy metals, in particular, lead and one that tests for pesticides as well. Many of the test kits cover the most common conta…
    - 8 days ago 20 May 17, 2:12pm -
  • Does North Korea Have the Ability to Destroy Our Electrical Grid?
    When it comes to winning it is not always about the size or capability of a country’s army, but rather its willingness to use weapons of mass destruction. Like in any fight, it is often mindset that determines the outcome. Seeing how this country s…
    - 16 days ago 12 May 17, 2:42pm -
  • Do You Need That to Survive: Cargo Trailer
    As long as we are talking about trailers, you might also want to consider a pop-up style camping trailer. You have seen them, the ones that fold down into a solid box with a trailer hitch for pulling with essentially any type of vehicle equipped to h…
    - 17 days ago 11 May 17, 1:44pm -
  • Do You Need That to Survive: Fishing Tackle and Pole
    Do you need to carry fishing tackle and pole in your survival kit? If you are skilled enough, you can make your own tackle, and a pole can be virtually anything on which you can attach a line. However, why go through all the trouble of making your ow…
    - 22 days ago 5 May 17, 9:43pm -

Backdoor Survival

  • newOur Plans for Backdoor Survival – Call for Writers!
    In case you missed it, please see Gaye’s post here.  When I first spoke to Gaye about Backdoor Survival, I knew we had a gem. Not only is Backdoor Survival an amazing resource in the Prepping space, it has that “extra” touch. It’s more than…
    - 6 hours ago 27 May 17, 9:03pm -
  • Leaving Footprints on the Sand of Time
    At Backdoor Survival, we have come a long way since 2010. Back in the day, the term "prepper" was a new-fangled term for "survivalist" and the movement, as I like to call it, was just beginning to come out of the closet. Since then we have seen the…
    - 1 day ago 26 May 17, 8:09pm -
  • Traumatic Brain Injuries in Survival Settings
    Injuries are part and parcel of a long-term survival scenario. Many realize that good boots, gloves, and even protective eyewear will prevent many of these injuries, but few will take action to protect against head injuries. Most head injuries cause…
    - 2 days ago 25 May 17, 3:03pm -
  • Putting A Gluten Free Meal Pouch to the Taste Test
    One of the more frequent issues with food storage is the lack of viable options for those that must, for health reasons, maintain a gluten-free diet. I am not talking about individuals who do so by choice, but those who have Celiac disease or are se…
    - 8 days ago 20 May 17, 8:00am -
  • Prepper Book Festival: Brushfire Plague Retribution + Giveaway
    One of the first post-apocalyptic fiction books I read was Brushfire Plague. I liked it so much that I left a review on Amazon which is something I almost never do (shame on me). The day the second book in the Brushfire Plague trilogy was released,…
    - 10 days ago 18 May 17, 8:00am -

The Survival Mom

  • Sometimes You Just Need a Great Prepper Gift!
    Mother’s Day. Father’s Day. Birthdays. Passing gifts. Bar/Bat Mitzvahs. And of course, the big grandaddy of all gift-giving holidays, Christmas/Channukah. No matter what time of year it is, there always seems to be a gift-giving holiday around th…
    - 1 day ago 26 May 17, 7:42pm -
  • Get 2 Survival Mom books for less than $4!
    I could hardly believe my eyes when I happened to see my book, Survival Mom: How to Prepare Your Family for Everyday Disasters and Worst Case Scenarios, is now on sale for the Kindle for just $1.99. That’s an amazing bargain. This best-selling boo…
    - 4 days ago 24 May 17, 2:09pm -
  • 4 Top Survival Skills You Must Teach Your Kids
    Some of Bear Grylls’ biggest fans are kids. Their eyes widen at his derring-do, and boys and girls alike admire his survival skills and savvy.  However, the survival skills for kids that will keep them safe and sound are far more mundane!  Below…
    - 4 days ago 23 May 17, 6:55pm -
  • Why The Instant Pot Can Make Your World A Better Place
    I have not succumbed to fads in a very long time. Since high school, at least. Though the Instant Pot has been a popular topic on Facebook in a couple of groups I’m in, I held strong and ignored the temptation to buy.  Over Thanksgiving weekend la…
    - 8 days ago 20 May 17, 11:32am -
  • Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About MREs, and Then Some
      Meals Ready to Eat (MRE) seem to make it into the stockpiles, bug out bags, and trunks of many preppers.  Yes, I have a few cases of them, too. Unfortunately, few people do the leg work to fully understand MREs and whether they are a wise decisio…
    - 15 days ago 13 May 17, 2:05pm -

Survival Blog

  • newPreparedness Notes for Saturday – May 27, 2017
    Traditionally, many of SurvivalBlog’s advertisers have Memorial Day sales and this year is no exception.KeepShooting has some great deals on surplus military equipment like the Military Style Wool Blankets in OD, black and gray. This are excellent…
    - 21 hours ago 27 May 17, 6:27am -
  • newTen Tips for Going Off-Grid, by A.U.
    My husband and I recently bought a piece of property with some family members in the hope of transitioning to off-grid living. For those who might not be familiar with the concept, going off-grid means creating a lifestyle that does not rely on publi…
    - 21 hours ago 27 May 17, 6:19am -
  • newEditors’ Prepping Progress
    As preppers work to make progress to achieve prepping goals, we took some actions this week too. The SurvivalBlog editors made some plans earlier in the week and now reflect upon these. Below, the editors share what we each accomplished. Please write…
    - 21 hours ago 27 May 17, 6:11am -
  • newThe Survivalist’s Odds ‘n Sods:
    NBCFrom reader G.P. we learn of this article describing why you should never get in a car if dealing with a nearby nuclear explosion. It’s not something that we want to think about, but if you have survived a surprise nuclear explosion, sheltering…
    - 21 hours ago 27 May 17, 6:00am -
  • newThe Editors’ Quote Of The Day
    “And the Lord said unto Moses, Number all the firstborn of the males of the children of Israel from a month old and upward, and take the number of their names. And thou shalt take the Levites for me (I am the Lord) instead of all the firstborn amon…
    - 21 hours ago 27 May 17, 5:56am -

The Survivalist Blog

  • newWhat did you do to prep this week…
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    - 14 hours ago 27 May 17, 1:24pm -
  • World Affairs Brief Daily: May 26, 2017
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    - 1 day ago 26 May 17, 9:54pm -
  • Five Reasons You Need a Dog on Your Security Team
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    - 3 days ago 25 May 17, 2:26pm -
  • Wolf Pack Pantry Challenge
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    - 3 days ago 25 May 17, 2:03pm -
  • Book Review: The Prepper’s Guide to Surviving The End of the World as We Know It – review by Joel Skousen
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    - 3 days ago 25 May 17, 4:06am -

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