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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…
    - 28 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…
    - 36 days ago 18 Jan 20, 12:38pm -
  • The State of Preparedness 2020

    - 53 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…
    - 55 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…
    - 64 days ago 21 Dec 19, 4:03pm -

Survival Podcast

  • Episode-2604- The Expert Council Show for 2-21-20
    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 →
    - 1 day ago 21 Feb 20, 9:32pm -
  • Lifegard Aquatics Threaded Bulkheads – 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 Lifegard Aquatics … Continue reading →
    - 1 day ago 21 Feb 20, 6:05pm -
  • Episode-2603- Listener Calls for 2-20-20
    Today on The Survival Podcast, I take your calls on mindset, hydroponics, rock wool, corona virus, rats, walking to freedom, WWII, grass fed beef and more. Remember to be on a show like this one just pick up your phone … Continue reading →
    - 2 days ago 20 Feb 20, 10:00pm -
  • 1010 Extra Strength Seedling Trays – 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 1010 Extra … Continue reading →
    - 2 days ago 20 Feb 20, 5:43pm -
  • Episode-2602- Kinder Goats on the Homestead with Roger McDowell
    Roger grew up on a small family farm in central Kentucky. His working class parents taught him the value of a strong work ethic from a young age. They grew/raised much of what they ate from a variety of livestock … Continue reading →
    - 3 days ago 19 Feb 20, 9:32pm -

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
    - 14 hours ago 22 Feb 20, 2:12pm -
  • Amount Of Protein You Need | Got Enough In Your Food Storage?
    Here's one source of recommended amount of protein in food that you need each day. I also list various foods and their protein content by weight and %.Original source: Amount Of Protein You Need | Got Enough In Your Food Storage?
    - 1 day ago 21 Feb 20, 11:18pm -
  • Clean Technologies To Fight Coronavirus And Other Biological Risks
    Ozone generators. UV Light. HEPA filters. Each of these technologies may help the biological situation in your home beyond that of just using chemicals...Original source: Clean Technologies To Fight Coronavirus And Other Biological Risks
    - 2 days ago 20 Feb 20, 8:55pm -
  • COVID-19 Coronavirus Pandemic | So Much Worse Than You Know…
    COVID-19 coronavirus update from the inside... People in China trying to find food, being locked in homes, it is 100 times or more WORSE than reported...Original source: COVID-19 Coronavirus Pandemic | So Much Worse Than You Know…
    - 3 days ago 19 Feb 20, 9:30pm -
  • Recommended Battery For Alternative Energy Systems
    Deciding which type of battery to use for alternative energy is important. It can be expensive. So do your research first! Here's a quick battery overview.Original source: Recommended Battery For Alternative Energy Systems
    - 3 days ago 19 Feb 20, 4:10pm -

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

  • Top Survival Games for Entertainment and Strategic Thinking
    ” I think we need to make some windows for our shelter. What do you think?” I spoke to my son Carter. He was young. Probably too young to be playing Minecraft but then again, who makes those rules? “Yea. … Continued
    - 2 days ago 21 Feb 20, 3:07pm -
  • The Bug In Supply Chain: Thoughts From A 19 Day and Counting Bug In During COVID-19
    Since Matt and I both work from home, it is actually fairly common for us to stay at home for at least 5 days and then only go out briefly to the grocery store and the feed store for our … Continued
    - 2 days ago 21 Feb 20, 9:00am -
  • How We Would Deal With a Hazardous Virus in Venezuela Part 2
    Part 1 of this series is available via the following link. It is strongly recommended that you read the first part if you have not already done so. Editor’s Note: Just to be clear, this article is hypothetical/fiction. Jose wanted … Continued
    - 4 days ago 19 Feb 20, 3:02pm -
  • A Review of the Fire Fast Ferro Rod Fire Starter
    It is hard not to love a good firestarter. There is something about that primal act of getting a fire going with something besides the flick of a lighter. A while back I did an article and video on firestarters. … Continued
    - 6 days ago 17 Feb 20, 3:25pm -
  • The Best Hunting Bow for Survival: Traditional VS Compound
    For two years I would walk out into my backyard, into the cover of some sparse woods, and shoot a recurve bow. I fired hundreds of shots at paper targets affixed to hay bales. I wasn’t using the best hunting … Continued
    - 7 days ago 16 Feb 20, 2:50pm -

The Survival Mom

  • 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’…
    - 18 days ago 5 Feb 20, 11:02am -
  • Tackle Your Toughest Prepping Problems! (video)
    I love getting emails from my readers and asking questions on Facebook because it gives me insights into what your most pressing concerns are. Over the past couple of weeks as my DO IT NOW 2020 challenge progressed, I began hearing comments like thes…
    - 22 days ago 31 Jan 20, 5:19pm -
  • Join my new 5-day Challenge, DO IT NOW 2020
    Are you ready to take action and get your year off on the right prepping foot? Are you tired of just THINKING about what needs to be done to prep your home, your family, and yourself? I have just the antidote for all that! My new 5-day challenge, DO…
    - 30 days ago 24 Jan 20, 3:39pm -
  • Organize Your Emergency Evacuation in 5 Simple Steps
    It was Day 3 of the flooding following Hurricane Harvey that I finally told my kids, “Get your emergency kits ready to go by the back door. We may have to leave if the flooding gets any closer.” Day by day, hour by hour, floodwaters had crept clo…
    - 42 days ago 12 Jan 20, 1:01pm -
  • 13 Survival Must-Haves You May Not Have Thought Of
    I’ve read dozens, and I mean dozens, of lists telling me everything I need to have with me to survive.  Usually there are no surprises. This list of 13 survival must-haves has some genius suggestions for items your emergency kit might be missing.…
    - 49 days ago 5 Jan 20, 12:47pm -

Survival Blog

  • newPreparedness Notes for Saturday — February 22, 2020
    On this day in 1943, Sophie Scholl was executed by beheading for organizing the White Rose group–a student resistance to the Hitler regime.  She had been convicted of high treason, after having been found distributing anti-war leaflets at the Univ…
    - 21 hours ago 22 Feb 20, 7:04am -
  • newRule 1 for Survival: Fitness – Part 2, by John H.
    (Continued from Part 1. This concludes the article.) You are the expert on your body, and it is within your ability to train it effectively. Just like with anything, there are a million exercises you can do. Don’t worry! Here are some simple tips t…
    - 21 hours ago 22 Feb 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…
    - 21 hours ago 22 Feb 20, 7:02am -
  • newThe Editors’ Quote of the Day:
    “Better is a dry morsel, and quietness therewith, than an house full of sacrifices with strife. A wise servant shall have rule over a son that causeth shame, and shall have part of the inheritance among the brethren. The fining pot is for silver, a…
    - 21 hours ago 22 Feb 20, 7:01am -
  • Preparedness Notes for Friday — February 21, 2020
    February 21st is the birthday of Group Captain Douglas Bader (born 1910, died 5 September 1982). He was a Royal Air Force (RAF) fighter ace during the Second World War. He lost his legs in a pre-war flying accident, but that didn’t stop him from re…
    - 2 days ago 21 Feb 20, 7:04am -

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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