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Ed That Matters

  • Following #Coronavirus on Twitter and Other Places
    The news about the Coronavirus has been slowly ramping up.  There are many who are sounding the alarm and others who remind everyone to stay calm.  My opinion is to stay cautious and informed!  One way I do that is to follow what is happening on T…
    - 63 days ago 26 Jan 20, 3:53am -
  • Tyranny & The Battle of Athens, Tennessee
        The Battle of Athens Tennesse happened in 1946.  But how will the future look back on OUR time?  Will we be the people who recognized the times?  Will we be people who realized the slow disintegration of our rights and freedoms that then mov…
    - 70 days ago 18 Jan 20, 12:38pm -
  • The State of Preparedness 2020

    - 88 days ago 31 Dec 19, 11:00pm -
  • My Prepper Bucket List – My Preparedness Story
      by Pam Baker A prepper bucket list doesn’t usually include Slicing the carotid artery of a chicken.  Neither was harvesting grain by hand or mucking out a poultry coop.  I grew up in suburbia, the great sprawling suburban/metropolis of the New…
    - 89 days ago 30 Dec 19, 3:00pm -
  • Prepper Lesson: Bugout Before It’s Too Late!
    Knowing when to bugout has been the topic of many preparedness articles in the Prepper Community.  Many preppers have an idea of what should happen, but there is a real lack of experience.  However, when a fellow prepper shares a real-life experien…
    - 98 days ago 21 Dec 19, 4:03pm -

Survival Podcast

  • newEpisode-2627- The Expert Council Show for 3-27-20
    Today it’s time for the expert council show. To ask a question for a show like this, just send an email to me at jack at with “TSPC Expert” in the subject line. Today on The Survival Podcast, the … Continue reading →
    - 21 hours ago 27 Mar 20, 8:04pm -
  • newHydrofarm Seed Starting System and Heat Mat – Item of the Day
    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 Hydrofarm … Continue reading →
    - 24 hours ago 27 Mar 20, 5:41pm -
  • Episode-2626- Simple, Fast and Easy Kratky Hydroponics for Growing Food
    I consider it quite fortunate that back in late November of 2019 a listener asked me about something called, “Kratky Hydroponics” named for Dr. Kratky who is a professor at the University of Hawaii.  Up until that point I had … Continue readin…
    - 2 days ago 26 Mar 20, 8:18pm -
  • Barrina LED Grow Light 6 & 4 Packs – Item of the Day
    Note – Pricing seems a bit higher than when I first posed these, it is likely due to increased demand as more people want to grow their own food. Every day I bring you an item on Amazon that I … Continue reading →
    - 2 days ago 26 Mar 20, 1:30pm -
  • Episode-2625- Stories of Off Grid Living, Adventure and ReGen Ag with Eddy Garcia
    Growing up on a small Hawaiian island, Eddy Garcia has over 30 years of experience living off-grid. His deep connection to Nature has taught him fundamental truths that are woven into Living Earth Systems. Observation, Consistency, Stewardship. Eddy…
    - 3 days ago 25 Mar 20, 7:18pm -

Modern Survival Blog

  • newOpen Forum & Off-Topic Conversation
    Open forum for all off-topic conversation throughout the week - preparedness accomplishments - and sitting around the campfire with fellow MSB'rs.Original source: Open Forum & Off-Topic Conversation
    - 5 hours ago 28 Mar 20, 11:48am -
  • People Are Going To LOSE IT When Times Get Tough For Real
    People have been "losing their minds" during so called "good times", imagine what it will be like when times get really tough (e.g. Coronavirus fallout) ?Original source: People Are Going To LOSE IT When Times Get Tough For Real
    - 3 days ago 25 Mar 20, 11:05pm -
  • Single Burner Butane Stove Safer For Cooking Indoors
    A single burner indoor butane stove (check my recommendation) is a great choice for safer indoor cooking during emergency or ordinary times. Here's why...Original source: Single Burner Butane Stove Safer For Cooking Indoors
    - 4 days ago 24 Mar 20, 10:49pm -
  • Social Distancing | How Many Will Go Nuts, Needing Social Interaction
    There are some people, personalities, who will have problems social distancing in my estimation. Though the only way to lessen the curve of Coronavirus.Original source: Social Distancing | How Many Will Go Nuts, Needing Social Interaction
    - 6 days ago 22 Mar 20, 4:32pm -
  • Non Lethal Force | Stun Gun
    A less than lethal self-defense tool, the Stun Gun, should be a consideration as part of one's overall set of security tools.Original source: Non Lethal Force | Stun Gun
    - 7 days ago 21 Mar 20, 3:00pm -

Preparing for SHTF

  • Now That You Know How to Dry Corn What’s Next
    If you dried your corn while still on the cob then you will need to shell the corn first, of course. You can do this by hand or use a hand crank corn sheller. The hand operated corn shellers do most of the work for you, the cob goes in and the dried…
    - 22 Feb 19, 7:24pm -
  • The Importance of Knowing How to Cook In a Survival Situation
    According to a survey conducted in 2011, 28 percent of Americans do not know how to cook. However, let’s ponder a moment, and then ask ourselves what is the definition of cooking ( Foodworksblog , 2011). Is it pulling a frozen meal from the freezer…
    - 19 Feb 19, 4:21pm -
  • Braising Meats for Tenderness and Flavor in a Dutch Oven
    Meat cuts (tougher cuts) that are ideal for braising include pork shoulder, beef chuck, short ribs, lamb shanks and of course brisket. These cuts are marbled with fat and connective tissue, which will convert to gelatin after long and slow cooking. M…
    - 26 Dec 18, 1:27am -
  • Desert Survival: 7 Things to Know
    Deserts are among the most treacherous places that a person can get stranded in. With the many unique challenges that are found in deserts, you need to know how to get around them to survive in desert. Read on to find out some exceptional desert surv…
    - 26 Dec 18, 1:21am -
  • Cooking: Learning the Basics
    A previous article talked about how important it is for you to know how to cook in a survival situation, because you and your family’s very survival could be at stake. Cooking from scratch as it is called is time consuming and it requires organizat…
    - 15 Dec 18, 3:56pm -

Backdoor Survival

  • newMoving Families to Safety During the COVID-19 Pandemic
    “I’ve never seen anything like this in my life, Jim.” Dad called. He doesn’t call me unless I am in trouble or something crazy is happening. I figured this was a call for the latter. “This feels like a takeover. … Continued
    - 6 hours ago 28 Mar 20, 11:00am -
  • The Supplies You Need To Stockpile For TEOTWAWKI
    There are a lot of things you could stash away but what are the items that will be most in demand in a TEOTWAWKI situation? The answer to that is pretty obvious in some ways but there are definitely some … Continued
    - 2 days ago 26 Mar 20, 9:01am -
  • Staying On A Preparedness Path Now and Post COVID-19
    Now that we are at this point, as preppers, we need to think about the future and what we can do now. There is plenty that is simply beyond our control and that is not a good feeling. At the … Continued
    - 3 days ago 25 Mar 20, 5:08pm -
  • How To Make Yogurt & Yogurt Cheese With Powdered Milk & A Crock Pot
    This is my first attempt at making yogurt from powdered milk and a dry culture. I decided to do it in my largest Crock-Pot to save on propane during our bug in for COVID-19 and the fact that the Crock-Pot … Continued
    - 5 days ago 23 Mar 20, 4:34pm -
  • Homeschooling: Thoughts On The Past and Present
    I was homeschooled from 7th grade on. With so many people faced with homeschooling children during Covid-19, I think it is a good time to write a little bit about this. Just fair warning, the first part of this article … Continued
    - 6 days ago 22 Mar 20, 12:52pm -

The Survival Mom

  • Make Your Own Yeast
    If you’ve been prepping for any length of time, you undoubtedly have a few weeks’ worth of emergency food storage. You may also have experimented with making your own wonderfully delicious bread and plan on making hot, fresh bread in times of an…
    - 4 days ago 24 Mar 20, 10:00am -
  • Make the Most of Your Shelter-in-Place Days
    If you’re starting to feel a little bit stir-crazy at home right now, especially if your kids are out of school due to the pandemic, you aren’t alone. I can totally relate as someone who has been working from home for more than 2 decades. If you…
    - 6 days ago 22 Mar 20, 10:14am -
  • How to Shelter in Place Without Going Crazy
    There’s nothing like the word “pandemic” or “Ebola” to get people to finally pay attention to preparedness. When you have a well stocked pantry with enough food to last at least a couple of months, stored water and an effective way to purif…
    - 9 days ago 19 Mar 20, 7:21pm -
  • Get Pandemic Ready
    When someone asks me, “What are you prepping for?” my answer is that I don’t prep for one particular event because I’m an “all hazards” prepper. But I know what the real question is. “What do you think is the most likely serious “disa…
    - 12 days ago 16 Mar 20, 7:45am -
  • The truth about disinfectants: Q&A with an expert
    I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t keeping track of news coming out of China. The rapid spread of the novel coronavirus has caused the Chinese government to shut down some of their largest cities, most popular tourist attractions, and as of today’…
    - 52 days ago 5 Feb 20, 11:02am -

Survival Blog

  • newPreparedness Notes for Saturday — March 28, 2020
    On this day in 845, a 5,000-man strong fleet of Danish Vikings invaded Frankish lands. They only retreated after besieging Paris and securing a ransom from the Frankish King Charles the Bald. This was part of a series of devastating raids begun by th…
    - 10 hours ago 28 Mar 20, 7:05am -
  • newHuman Brain Directly Attacked by COVID-19, by ShepherdFarmerGeek
    I ran across this report while doing some COVID-19 research online. If I’m understanding it correctly this is a major insight into how the virus attacks humans, especially in the more serious cases. And it’s implications may give us a useful stra…
    - 10 hours ago 28 Mar 20, 7:04am -
  • newThe Survivalist’s Odds ‘n Sods
    SurvivalBlog presents another edition of The Survivalist’s Odds ‘n Sods— a collection of news bits and pieces that are relevant to the modern survivalist and prepper from “JWR”. Our goal is to educate our readers, to help them to recognize…
    - 10 hours ago 28 Mar 20, 7:03am -
  • newEditors’ Prepping Progress
    To be prepared for a crisis, every Prepper must establish goals and make long-term and short-term plans. In this column, the SurvivalBlog editors review their week’s prep activities and planned prep activities for the coming week. These range from…
    - 10 hours ago 28 Mar 20, 7:02am -
  • newThe Editors’ Quote of the Day:
    “He that dwelleth in the secret place of the most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty. I will say of the Lord, He is my refuge and my fortress: my God; in him will I trust. Surely he shall deliver thee from the snare of the fowler, an…
    - 10 hours ago 28 Mar 20, 7:01am -

The Survivalist Blog

  • The Ultimate Prepper’s Checklist
    “Be prepared” is a pretty broad order. Prepared for what? How prepared are we talking about, here? If you are new to prepping and readiness as a component in your lifestyle, one of your first actions will probably be to take stock and compare you…
    - 2 Jul 18, 10:20am -
  • Practically Tactical: Maximizing the Common Shotgun for Defense
    Shotguns are perennially popular home defense firearms in the U.S. for several reasons. One reason is their easy availability, and cost effectiveness. A quality shotgun can often be had for significantly less coin than a rifle of equivalent grade.  …
    - 1 Jul 18, 10:17am -
  • How to Find and Equip Your Prepper Hideout Bug Out Location
    So, you’ve been researching how to prep for a SHTF or other disaster and the experts recommend that you have a bug out location or even better a prepper hideout or retreat. But what makes a good prepper hideout or bug out location? The answer is of…
    - 30 Jun 18, 12:03pm -
  • How to Accurize the Mini 14 Rifle
    The Ruger Mini-14 is one of America’s favorite general purpose semi-auto rifles. Possessed of light weight, nimble handling and classic styling, they remain a viable choice for anyone who for whatever reason does not want America’s other rifle, t…
    - 29 Jun 18, 5:17pm -
  • The Best Prepping and Survival Books You Should Read
    One of the great joys and advantages of living today is the prevalence of books. Be they bound ink and paper or electrons on a screen, books can be invaluable references or moving, thought-provoking stories about the human experience. I am constantly…
    - 28 Jun 18, 10:18am -


Steemit Preppers

  • A artistic shot of a Realsteel e571 knife.
    - 7 Jan 18, 12:31am -
  • Power where there is no power
    Thought this might be of interest to some people Imagine this:A devastating hurricane slams the East Coast, leaving hundreds of thousands of people without power for days-even weeks. Or maybe a tsunami takes out an entire town somewhere overseas,…
    - 18 May 17, 11:55pm -

Steemit Homesteading

  • Daily Celestial Challenge: Agriculture
    #### Agricultural Terms **Agriculture**The cultivation of crops and rearing of animals for domestic and commercial use. **Mechanized Farming**Mechanized farming is cultivation of land and breeding of animals for commercial sale using agricultu…
    - 7 Jan 18, 5:27am -
  • This is a good barn hack.
    Barn hack: For those of you without electricity at your troughs this does work.I've been doing it for months.Even did a little experiment today. I left 2 troughs without jugs, and put jugs in 3 troughs. Those with jugs were still completely unfr…
    - 7 Jan 18, 5:21am -
  • MAKING OUR FIRST GROUND VENISON Though we have been eating meat and even harvesting animals ourselves for a while not, this was the first time that we did this.-------------A lot of people know what a cut of meat looks like on a…
    - 7 Jan 18, 5:13am -
  • 7th of January Harvest
    Dwarf Beans!!!![]( is my wife and i's little helper, Possum. When ever we are in the garden she is not far behind us. Either attacking our ankles or laxing out…
    - 7 Jan 18, 4:52am -
  • How to make a homemade peppermint
    Hello steemersMade a mint-peppermint wall wash, and a Mint Basil Honey Sore throat spray. I was gifted a diy Natural remedies book and I'm hooked now!! I plan on converting all of our store bought cleaners, shampoos, hygiene supplies (face washes,…
    - 7 Jan 18, 4:47am -
  • Boiling Water Snow Cloud?
    I saw this on a YouTube video a couple years ago, so I wanted to give it a try while our temps were in the single digits. Have you every tried this?
    - 7 Jan 18, 4:28am -
  • Kombucha Making 101
    ### Kombucha or Combucha or fermented tea and sugar drink or whatever you want to call it;apparently if you haven’t heard of it you’re not up on the hippie health drink craze and you know what? That is ok. Grannie gonna say, "it’s good for wh…
    - 7 Jan 18, 4:27am -
  • "HomesteadingChallenge" #7 Entry - Share a homestead resolution for 2018!
    ![PicsArt_1361970938384.jpg]( Our 2018 Homesteading Resolution is:## To build an apiary and become a bee-keeper using the Slove…
    - 7 Jan 18, 4:10am -
  • Goals For The Homestead in 2018
    ![imagejpeg_5.jpg](*While I am building my homestead from the ground up, including a complete renovation of the existing 880 square foot house, I have many ot…
    - 7 Jan 18, 4:08am -
  • I Built An Off-Grid Tiny House in Montana By Myself
    ![IMG_20170916_104552 (1).jpg]( 2010 I was a disgruntled Navy Diver living in San Diego and I just wanted to get away from it all. I was still…
    - 7 Jan 18, 3:55am -

Steemit Survival

  • Bitcoin-like return without the risk?

    Bitcoin-like return without the risk?

    If you’ve been tempted to invest in Bitcoin or other cryptos but don’t like the risk of no underlying asset, there are CryptoAssets that have both high returns and real asset value.  On average, Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs), issues of new crypt…
    - 7 Jan 18, 2:01am -
  • My first steemit post attempt
    Hello Friendsthis video is from a few years ago but I thought I was a good way for me to break myself in on Steemit. I hope you enjoy the content. Feel free to connect with me.
    - 7 Jan 18, 1:52am -
  • Top Ten Machete Tricks That You Don't Know Plus TORTURE TEST Video

    Top Ten Machete Tricks That You Don't Know Plus TORTURE TEST Video

    Here's a [great video]( - "top ten machete tricks that you don't know" along with an informative article by my buddy, Jeff Anderson, from Modern Combat & Survival.~ George,…
    - 6 Jan 18, 9:16pm -
  • Chemical Magic by V.E. Johnson 1920
    Once upon a time there was a land of the free!No, really!I have evidence. book is representative of the general level of knowledge available t…
    - 6 Jan 18, 7:20pm -
  • Time to Pay Attention: CDC Begins Instructing Public on How To Survive Nuclear War

    Time to Pay Attention: CDC Begins Instructing Public on How To Survive Nuclear War week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced that they will be holding a briefing which is designed to instruct the public on how to prep…
    - 6 Jan 18, 5:30pm -
  • Living Minimal : Food Storage
    When you're living off the grid or in remote areas, you don't get to choose the modern ways to store the fruits, food and dry itesm. So in such case you have to come up wiht some of the innovative ways to store the food in the climate which doesn't a…
    - 6 Jan 18, 4:00pm -
  • Rethinking a Personal Survival Kit

    Rethinking a Personal Survival Kit

    A personal survival kit should change depending upon risks, skills, climate and activity. This article outlines how I recently changed my personal survival kit to suit my changed circumstances. This particular kit is the basic gear what I carry for…
    - 6 Jan 18, 1:58pm -
  • Russian Trashman forest survival #2

    Russian Trashman forest survival #2

    It´s hard to survive in the winter for homeless people like us. ▶️ DTube ▶️ IPFS
    - 6 Jan 18, 11:43am -
  • BBPs They Are Billions First Playing Session Part 2/3

    BBPs They Are Billions First Playing Session Part 2/3

    Testing this game out and learning the ropes. Upvote! ▶️ DTube ▶️ IPFS
    - 6 Jan 18, 9:04am -
  • Grand Solar Minimum Update 1/6/18 - Al Gore Is Back - 1896 Records Fall - Cadovar Erupts - Glacial Science WEATHER: FREEZING TEMPERATURES IN CHINA, POWERFUL WINDS IN U.K. AND FLOODS IN NEW ZEALAND MEAN U.S. IS NOT ALONE. we…
    - 6 Jan 18, 6:20am -
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