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Survival Podcast

  • newCatahoula Manufacturing Tarred Bank – 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 one of … Continue reading →
    - 2 hours ago 16 Jul 18, 4:30pm -
  • Episode-2250- Expert Council for 7-13-18
    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 with “TSPC Expert” in the subject line. Today the expert … Continue reading →
    - 3 days ago 13 Jul 18, 9:59pm -
  • Dr Christopher’s Complete Tissue and Bone Ointment – 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 Dr Christopher’s … Continue reading →
    - 3 days ago 13 Jul 18, 2:10pm -
  • Episode-2249- Listener Calls for 7-12-18
    TweetToday I take your phone calls on water filters, ants, poultry feed, tires, economics, grain, remote jobs and more. Remember to be on a show like this one just pick up your phone and call 866-65-THINK. The best way to … Continue reading →
    - 4 days ago 12 Jul 18, 9:10pm -
  • Fiskars 7in Take-Apart Shears – 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 one … Continue reading →
    - 4 days ago 12 Jul 18, 3:00pm -

Modern Survival Blog

  • newHow To Make A Survival Kit

    - 8 hours ago 16 Jul 18, 10:00am -
  • The Relentless Deep State and the Media Industrial Complex
    “What changes the dial in this country anymore?” Listening to a talk show the other day, something was said that rings especially true… It’s a media industrial complex. I’m not going to waste my time with anger, it doesn’t get me anywhere…
    - 1 day ago 15 Jul 18, 10:00am -
  • What did you do for your preparedness this week? (2018-7-14)
      This Saturday post is your weekly open-forum for: – Preparedness accomplishments this week – Off-topic conversation throughout the week   SUPPORT MODERN SURVIVAL BLOG If you like it here, to help assure that we stay on-the-air: 1. If you’re…
    - 2 days ago 14 Jul 18, 11:35am -
  • Ways How To Keep Weeds Down In Your Garden
    Gardening is fun. EXCEPT for those darn weeds that keep coming up! Weeding is easier to deal with in a raised garden bed (less bending over), especially if the raised bed is 2 feet tall or thereabouts! But what about a regular garden? Lots more bendi…
    - 3 days ago 13 Jul 18, 1:30pm -
  • Favorite Vacation Spots
    Take a vacation. It’s good for your health! De-stress… good for modern survival. I’m typing this in the middle of July. It feels like everyone’s on vacation. I’m sure many are! So why not go off topic here and do a post on favorite vacation…
    - 4 days ago 12 Jul 18, 6:30pm -

Preparing for SHTF

  • Safe Backpacking: What You Need to Know and Be Prepared For
    Backpacking can be defined as the ultimate test of man against nature. With limited resources and equipment, you will be faced with everything nature has to offer and you need to ensure that you remain safe whilst doing so. The safety part of the jou…
    - 21 days ago 25 Jun 18, 2:01pm -
  • 7 Different Types of Bushcraft Knives And Their Properties
    Do you know about bushcraft knives? Do you know where the name originated from? Do you desire to own a bushcraft knife? Bushcraft knives got its name because Australia was also known as the bush country in the past. It is simply the means of survival…
    - 17 Feb 18, 5:07pm -
  • Will Big Data Make Your World Unrecognizable?
    What is the biggest threat to your current reality? Some might say a disaster, war, or economic crisis. While these things would change the world for those who are effected, they aren’t certain. Some might say the most dangerous threat is one that…
    - 17 Feb 18, 4:12pm -
  • How to Assemble an Ultimate Survival First Aid Kit
    Do you have the right medical supplies and equipment on hand to take care of yourself and your family if the SHTF? If you answer anything except a highly confident, “absolutely,” then you are not prepared. Don’t let a simple cut, sore throat…
    - 10 Feb 18, 2:51pm -
  • Easily Grow a Survival Garden
    It only takes a quick scan of daily news headlines to realize that our world is teetering on the brink of disaster, from several fronts. If you are one of the millions who made the wise decision to prepare for the inevitable, you likely have a supply…
    - 18 Jan 18, 4:26pm -

Backdoor Survival

  • newMy Favorite Herbs for Medicinal Survival Tea
    Many common wild herbs with strong medicinal properties are easy to find, easy to identify, and easy to preserve. They’re a great way to make a tea that will boost … Read More
    - 5 hours ago 16 Jul 18, 1:00pm -
  • We Are All In This Together: Everyone needs to be prepared. It’s not about politics or religion.
    All too often prepping and politics are thrown into the same category. This is a bit bothersome and doesn’t help anyone. The truth is that prepping is something everyone should … Read More
    - 1 day ago 15 Jul 18, 1:00pm -
  • How to Recharge Alkaline Batteries
    Did you know that you can recharge alkaline batteries? All you need is the right type of alkaline battery charger in order to give new life to your dead batteries. Here some tips to get your started.
    - 2 days ago 14 Jul 18, 1:00pm -
  • Best Wool Blankets For Survival and Emergencies
    Editor’s Note: This is an updated and revised edition for 2018 A good wool blanket is hard to beat in an emergency situation. They are also very nice to have … Read More
    - 3 days ago 13 Jul 18, 1:00pm -
  • How To Prepare For An Earthquake
    Earthquakes are more likely in some areas than others however it may surprise you that a lot of areas that people often don’t associate with seismic activity at least pose … Read More
    - 4 days ago 12 Jul 18, 1:00pm -

The Survival Mom

  • newThe Best Of 2018 Amazon Prime Day
    Every year about this time, Amazon Prime Day pops up with promises of huge savings. From my experience, yes, you can find some amazing deals, but for the most part, the products aren’t things that I want! “Save 80% on this package of a dozen hot-…
    - 56 mins ago 16 Jul 18, 5:09pm -
  • Survival Mom DIY: How to Can Your Own Cherry Jam
    The secret to learning any skill, whether it is knitting, sewing, making furniture, or canning, is to start small. I was canning plain fruit and making simple freezer jam long before I felt brave enough to attempt jam in canning jars. This is only my…
    - 7 days ago 9 Jul 18, 8:03pm -
  • 9 Tips to Avoid the Summertime Prepping Slump
    It’s so easy for the hot, lazy days of summer to just sort of run into each other in a haze of heat and laziness. When my kids are out of school and there is no routine I tend to get lazy myself. Then the day arrives when it’s time once again to…
    - 15 days ago 1 Jul 18, 2:00pm -
  • Prepper to Prepper: Survival Tips for the Ladies
    Time for another haul of great prepper to prepper survival tips. This time, though, the ladies are in the spotlight: the moms, wives, and daughters that make the survival world go round. Here are some fantastic pieces of advice just for you, from hai…
    - 16 days ago 1 Jul 18, 4:55am -
  • INSTANT SURVIVAL TIP: Primitive ways to stay cool
    Growing up in Phoenix, you would think I would have become accustomed to that city’s God awful heat, but the truth is, I never did. Every single summer I found myself hunkering down indoors and scurrying from one air-conditioned building to the nex…
    - 18 days ago 29 Jun 18, 4:40am -

Survival Blog

  • newPreparedness Notes for Monday – July 16, 2018
    July 16th is the anniversary of the first successful atomic bomb test in Alamogordo, New Mexico in 1945. Plans for the creation of a uranium bomb by the Allies were established as early as 1939. In 1940 the federal government granted a total of $6,00…
    - 11 hours ago 16 Jul 18, 7:05am -
  • newKershaw “Method” Folder, by Pat Cascio
    Kershaw knives has been coming out with a lot of new folders lately. Many of these can be considered a Gentleman’s folder, and the new Method is one under review today. A Gentleman’s Folding Knife I’ve been called a lot of things in my life. On…
    - 11 hours ago 16 Jul 18, 7:04am -
  • newRecipe of the Week: Lime-Glazed Cornish Hens, by J.Y.
    Ingredients: 4 to 5 Cornish game hens 1 (8 oz) package stuffing mix 1/4 cup melted butter 2 tbs brown sugar 2 tbs lime juice 2 tbs dry white wine 2 tsp soy sauce Directions: Thaw hens, if frozen. Follow directions for stuffing mix. Spoon stuffing int…
    - 11 hours ago 16 Jul 18, 7:03am -
  • newEconomics & Investing For Preppers
    Here are the latest items and commentary on current economics news, market trends, stocks, investing opportunities, and the precious metals markets. We also cover hedges, derivatives, and obscura. And it bears mention that most of these items are fro…
    - 11 hours ago 16 Jul 18, 7:02am -
  • newThe Editors’ Quote of the Day:
    “Our freedom of choice in a competitive society rests on the fact that, if one person refuses to satisfy our wishes, we can turn to another. But if we face a monopolist we are at his absolute mercy. And an authority directing the whole economic sys…
    - 11 hours ago 16 Jul 18, 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…
    - 14 days ago 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.  …
    - 15 days ago 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…
    - 16 days ago 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…
    - 17 days ago 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…
    - 18 days ago 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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