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Survival Podcast

  • newEpisode-2030- Expert Council Q&A for 6-23-17
    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 →
    - 5 hours ago 23 Jun 17, 8:53pm -
  • newMorakniv Companion Heavy Duty Fixed Blade Knife – 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 →
    - 9 hours ago 23 Jun 17, 4:40pm -
  • Episode-2029- Listener Calls for 6-22-17
    TweetToday on The Survival Podcast I take your calls on cryptocurrency, home security, pasture establishment, surplus gear, government and more. Remember to be on a show like this one just pick up your phone and call 866-65-THINK. The best way … Co…
    - 1 day ago 22 Jun 17, 8:17pm -
  • Mad Bull Propane Airsoft Adapter – 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 Mad … Continue reading →
    - 1 day ago 22 Jun 17, 1:50pm -
  • Episode-2028- Amanda Johnson on the Cryptocurrency DASH
    Tweet Amanda is the world’s first freelancer to be paid directly by blockchain — in this case, the DASH blockchain. DASH is an up-and-coming competitor to Bitcoin which has been delivering practical solutions to painful cryptocurrency problems si…
    - 2 days ago 21 Jun 17, 7:27pm -

Modern Survival Blog

  • newTransforming Your Home Into A Fortified Castle
    As we increasingly move into an uncertain and dangerous world, for many of us our homes will be our last refuge of safety and security. While the ordinary home at a minimum provides shelter from the elements, the fortification of the home will become…
    - 16 hours ago 23 Jun 17, 10:00am -
  • I Am The Enemy -by EE Borton
    I Am the Enemy by EE Borton   My cousin is young, intelligent, witty, and kind. Her presence commands your attention and she has the ability to light up the darkest room. She’s an educator in the D.C. area with a passion to teach the next generati…
    - 2 days ago 22 Jun 17, 10:00am -
  • 8 Things That Attract Mosquitoes
    Whether out in the woods, camping, hiking, or at home in the backyard, mosquitoes are not equal opportunity biters. Some people seem to actually attract mosquitoes and are constantly bit while others not so much. Why is that? Particularly with the he…
    - 3 days ago 21 Jun 17, 10:00am -

Preparing for SHTF

  • Five Preparedness Lessons Learned from Recent Natural Disasters
    Nature is the source of all life, but it can also be a force to be reckoned with. There have been many natural disasters since the dawn of mankind – tornadoes, hurricanes, earthquakes and even ice ages, and the scariest thing is that these can pret…
    - 4 days ago 19 Jun 17, 10:51pm -
  • Can You Improvise Adapt Overcome and Then Produce?
    Improvise, adapt and overcome is an unofficial slogan of the United States Marine Corp or of the Marines themselves. However, the traits are important ones for Preppers and others to have, and then, of course, you must be able to produce or show resu…
    - 10 days ago 13 Jun 17, 2:59pm -
  • Do You Need That to Survive: An Underground Bunker
    Fallout shelters were fairly common in the 50’s and 60’s, or the concept was anyway. It’s hard to tell just exactly how many families had one in their backyard. If they claimed to have had one, then were they simply a root cellar or something m…
    - 13 days ago 10 Jun 17, 2:58pm -
  • Bug Out Vehicle (BOV) Do You Need One?
    Many of you reading this probably already have a vehicle. You drive the kids to school, grocery shop and commute back and forth to work, and take road trips, family vacations, in other words, all using your current vehicle. The problem in some people…
    - 14 days ago 9 Jun 17, 2:50pm -
  • The State of Politics Today Leaves Us All Vulnerable
    We make a point of not discussing politics in our articles. It’s an argument that can’t be won in most cases. With that being said however, politics or the state of such can have an impact on prepping. Or more precisely politics have an impact on…
    - 23 days ago 31 May 17, 11:00pm -

Backdoor Survival

  • Top 5 Easy-to-ID Edible Mushrooms for Beginners
    There’s something otherworldly and mysterious about the world of fungi, which is part of the reason taking the dive into wild mushroom hunting can be so intimidating. Even after becoming an avid plant forager myself, I held off from expanding into…
    - 1 day ago 22 Jun 17, 4:28pm -
  • How To Can Meat Products
    When you go to the grocery store or look for canned meats online the price may shock you. If you want really high quality meats then there is even more of a premium. Canning your own meat is much more economical and not as hard as you might think. Wh…
    - 2 days ago 21 Jun 17, 10:11pm -
  • How to Survive Snake Bites – The Science of Antivenom
    In the event of a venomous snake bite, antivenom, sometimes called antivenin, is the only treatment. While these miraculous drugs cannot reverse the damage that the venom has already caused you, they do stop the venom in its tracks. So, how exactly d…
    - 3 days ago 20 Jun 17, 8:59pm -
  • How Much Emergency Food Do You Need?
    The key word in that question is the word “need.” The word “need” implies that you have a goal. Is your goal to: Lose weight? Survive for a long period – say a month or longer? Power your body so that you can do more? Sustain your current w…
    - 5 days ago 18 Jun 17, 7:33pm -
  • How to Train Your Dog for When SHTF
    The family pet can be trained to do a lot of tasks which can make your SHTF survival odds skyrocket. But not every family pet is up to every task you may ask of him or her. Even if Fido is very protective of your children, he is very unlikely to put…
    - 7 days ago 16 Jun 17, 8:04pm -

The Survival Mom

  • newWhy Your Family Needs To Go Camping This Summer
      I would be lying if I said I was ready to star in Survival Mom vs. Wild, but believe it or not, I know quite a bit about surviving in the great outdoors. I even taught “Wilderness Survival for Kids” at a local Cabela’s for a while.  As a ki…
    - 23 hours ago 23 Jun 17, 3:00am -
  • My Story: Surviving a Powerful Summer Storm
    Last summer in Yuma, Arizona, we had the worst thunder/rain storm I have ever seen. We had winds of over 60 mph and astonishing rain. We got about 2.5 inches of rain in about two hours (our average rainfall for a year is 3 inches). At times the rain…
    - 3 days ago 20 Jun 17, 8:00pm -
  • A Four-Seasons Emergency Plan: Summer Survival
    Not long ago I was feeling pretty good about my food storage and other preps, perhaps even a bit smug, until someone asked, “Are you stocked up on potassium iodide tablets?” “What??” was my incredulous response. After some research at I disc…
    - 6 days ago 18 Jun 17, 4:00am -
  • Creative Ways to Prepare For Power Outages
    It was the second time my power went out in one day. The first time was at two in the morning when a nearby fuse or transformer blew causing a power outage. Other than the backyard solar light glowing, the entire neighborhood was cast into darkness.…
    - 9 days ago 15 Jun 17, 10:00am -
  • Summer PREP School: 48 Survival Skills for Kids to Learn This Summer!
    About the only survival skills kids seem to have these days is how fast they can text on their phones, so why not broaden their horizons and send them to PREP School this Summer? There are dozens of survival skills for kids and summertime is the pe…
    - 9 days ago 14 Jun 17, 9:00pm -

Survival Blog

  • newPreparedness Notes for Friday – June 23, 2017
    On July 23, 1942, The Nazis continued their reprehensible and criminal behavior by making the first selections for the gas chamber at Auschwitz on a train of Jews from Paris.o o oIf you’ve been thinking about getting into Ham Radio for emergency…
    - 20 hours ago 23 Jun 17, 6:00am -
  • newPreparing for a Flood– Part 2, by S.G.
    Yesterday, as we look at preparing for a flood, we started discussing risk response strategies for floods. Today, we pick up on the fourth risk response strategy.Strategy 4: Mitigate.Mitigation is when you make deliberate actions to reduce the sev…
    - 20 hours ago 23 Jun 17, 5:58am -
  • newEconomics & Investing for Preppers
    Here is the latest economics news and investing news.  We cover market trends, stocks, and the precious metals markets. We also discuss hedges, derivatives, and obscura. Most of these items are from the “tangibles heavy” contrarian perspective o…
    - 20 hours ago 23 Jun 17, 5:47am -
  • newEditors’ Quote Of The Day
    “Let us suppose for a moment that the harder virtues could really be theoretically justified with no appeal to objective value. It still remains true that no justification of virtue will enable a man to be virtuous. Without the aid of trained emoti…
    - 20 hours ago 23 Jun 17, 5:46am -
  • Preparedness Notes for Thursday – June 22, 2017
    During World War II, the U.S. 10th Army overcame the last major pockets of Japanese resistance on Okinawa Island on June 22nd, 1945, ending one of the bloodiest battles of World War II. The same day, Japanese Lieutenant General Mitsuru Ushijima, the…
    - 2 days ago 22 Jun 17, 7:44am -

The Survivalist Blog

  • newMust read tips on how to rebuild, repair, and re-purpose
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    - 12 hours ago 23 Jun 17, 1:53pm -
  • Wolf Pack Pantry Challenge (Week 7)
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    - 3 days ago 20 Jun 17, 9:12pm -
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    - 3 days ago 20 Jun 17, 9:08pm -
  • Understanding the difference in preppers: in place of the Weekly Review
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    - 5 days ago 19 Jun 17, 12:12pm -
  • I Predict: What 12 Global Experts Believe You Will See Before 2025!
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    - 6 days ago 17 Jun 17, 3:32pm -

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