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Ed That Matters

  • News You Can Trust and Some Alternative News Options?!?
    In our fast paced world, news and information can come at you very quickly.  The problem that many people are encountering, is that they have to wade through the spin that the news agency puts on it.  For many conservative… The post News You Can…
    - 4 days ago 15 Aug 17, 2:54pm -
  • This is Why We Prep! This is Why We Stay Aware!
    I can’t imagine having to see my kids hungry and starving.  I’m not talking about a dystopian novel, this is a reality in Venezuela today! We’ve seen the videos on Youtube and Facebook of soldiers battling it out with protesters.… The post…
    - 12 days ago 7 Aug 17, 2:58am -
  • Controlling the Prepper Image
    This is another guest post by Janet M. It’s no secret that a good number of people think of preppers as nut cases, whackos, weirdos, alarmists, pessimists, or just plain dangerous people. I learned lately that some agents of a… The post Controll…
    - 13 days ago 5 Aug 17, 9:50pm -
  • Top Seven Articles on Prepper Website for the Week! Just In Case You Missed It! (7/9/17)
    Here are the top 7 articles (by clicks) that appeared on Prepper Website over the last week, just in case you missed it! They appear in order, from highest to lowest clicks.  But remember, even the article at the bottom still received a… The p…
    - 14 days ago 5 Aug 17, 2:10am -
  • A Prepper’s Friend – Ways to Use Plastic Buckets
    This is a guest post. Buckets: Cheap and Sturdy Storage   Most modern packaging is made of cardboard or lightweight plastics that work well for reducing shipping costs, but won’t hold up for long term storage. Specialized storage vessels that……
    - 23 days ago 27 Jul 17, 11:02am -

Survival Podcast

  • newEpisode-2068- Expert Council Q&A for 8-18-17
    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 with “TSPC Expert” in the subject line. Today the expert … Continue reading →
    - 19 hours ago 18 Aug 17, 12:04pm -
  • Episode-2067- Listener Calls for 8-17-17
    TweetToday on The Survival Podcast I take your calls on canning, skills, gardening, fishing, business, water, investing, automation and more. Remember to be on a show like this one just pick up your phone and call 866-65-THINK. The best way … Conti…
    - 1 day ago 17 Aug 17, 7:38pm -
  • Anker 24W Dual USB Car Charger – 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 Anker … Continue reading →
    - 2 days ago 17 Aug 17, 1:47pm -
  • Episode-2066- Joel Salatin with War Stories from the Local Food Front
    Tweet Joel Salatin and his family own Polyface Farm in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley. Featured in the iconic foodie book Omnivore’s Dilemma and award-winning film FOOD INC., the farm’s moniker is “healing the land one bite at a time.” A prol…
    - 2 days ago 16 Aug 17, 10:23pm -
  • Igloo Hybrid Stainless and Plastic Latch and the Igloo Stainless Steel Hinges
    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 →
    - 3 days ago 16 Aug 17, 5:20pm -

Modern Survival Blog

  • newGear: Level-1 Prepping & Preparedness
    Gear: Supplies, Tools, or Clothes needed for a special purpose. That’s the definition we’re using as it relates to gear for prepping & preparedness. Level-1 preparedness only covers periods of disruption lasting from hours, days, or perhaps up to…
    - 15 hours ago 18 Aug 17, 4:20pm -
  • THE Best Outdoor Motion Light For Home Security
    I have no doubt whatsoever that the ‘RAB Super Stealth’ is absolutely the best outdoor motion light for home security. Remember, you get what you pay for. Despite the higher cost of this motion light, trust me – it’s worth it! Why do I say th…
    - 2 days ago 17 Aug 17, 2:46pm -
  • Consumable Supplies: Level-1 Prepping & Preparedness
    Consumable Supplies (one of the topics of Level-1 Prepping & Preparedness) are items which are intended to be bought, used, and then replaced. With regards to preparedness it is simply a matter of stocking up on a number of specific items for your co…
    - 3 days ago 16 Aug 17, 2:10pm -

Preparing for SHTF

  • Ant Killer Recipe
    We all know ants can be a pain in the arse and some can even damage your home over a period of time. Sometimes finding the colony can be an impossible task. So why not let the ants do the work for you. This little recipe a friend of mine gave me does…
    - 35 days ago 15 Jul 17, 1:29pm -
  • Grid Down: 5 Tasks That Simply Cannot Wait
    Whether you have electricity or not certain tasks still must be accomplished. Some people liken a power failure to a snow day, where it’s a free day. Free from the hassles of school, chores, and responsibilities in general. It is not a free time, o…
    - 43 days ago 7 Jul 17, 3:41pm -
  • 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…
    - 60 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…
    - 67 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…
    - 70 days ago 10 Jun 17, 2:58pm -

Backdoor Survival

  • newKatadyn Vario Review
    Katadyn is one of the major manufacturers of water filters for backpacking, expeditions, and emergency and medical workers. One thing that is important to point out with Katadyn is that they have a wide range of filters to meet various needs and capa…
    - 11 hours ago 18 Aug 17, 8:00pm -
  • 13 Best Staples to Consider for a Survival Garden
    Survival gardens are difficult to define. In this blog, the focus is on garden foods that offer extra benefit as emergency food or in a survival garden. The benefit might be higher amounts of protein and/or carbs. The blog carries forward the concept…
    - 2 days ago 17 Aug 17, 4:57pm -
  • Top Portable Solar Generators
    The advantages of a portable solar generator are easy to see. Harnessing the energy of the sun and getting the power you need can be a great thing for any short or long term emergency. If you are off the main power grid or have a property that you so…
    - 2 days ago 16 Aug 17, 7:52pm -
  • Are You Toilet Paper Prepared (TPP’d)?
    Special Guest Contribution from longtime BackdoorSurvival reader Donna This article is all about how you can have a year’s supply of toilet paper, no matter what size house or apartment you live in. Lack of sanitation has caused the death of more p…
    - 4 days ago 15 Aug 17, 6:15pm -
  • How to Choose Which Prepper Skills to Learn First
    Trying to make a comprehensive list of skills a prepper might need is a laughable task. There are so many possible SHTF situations, so many strategies and tasks to be performed, that there’s just no way to learn it all in your lifetime, and no way…
    - 5 days ago 14 Aug 17, 3:27pm -

The Survival Mom

  • newThe Eclipse: How Cities Are Preparing & Why You Should, Too
    The excitement of the upcoming eclipse can be heard across the nation. The radio and news stations are keeping tabs on the weather and hoping for clear skies on August 21st. While we are all looking forward to the possible two minutes and 40 seconds…
    - 9 hours ago 18 Aug 17, 9:49pm -
  • 4 Simple Ideas For Back to School Prepping
    Amidst the joy of summer time swims, cold Popsicles, and sleeping in, the new school year sneaks up on us. I dread the whirlwind back to school shopping as advertisements plague the airways, and other media. I feel my wallet emptying before I even ma…
    - 2 days ago 17 Aug 17, 12:00pm -
  • Here’s the Skinny On Saving Seeds
    As summer begins rolling into autumn, it’s time to get busy saving seeds from your summer harvest and learning how to save seeds. First, remember that HEAT and MOISTURE are the enemies to seed viability after storage. In other words, just the thing…
    - 4 days ago 15 Aug 17, 12:00pm -
  • Gardening In Late Summer and Fall

    - 8 days ago 11 Aug 17, 2:00pm -
  • 15 Preparedness Uses for Kiddie Pools
    Summer is upon us and that means summer items are now available everywhere you look. As you have no doubt noticed, some items are only available during certain seasons, and if you miss the opportunity to get those when you can, you are faced with eit…
    - 10 days ago 9 Aug 17, 2:00pm -

Survival Blog

  • Preparedness Notes for Friday – August 18, 2017
    August 18th is the birthday of Meriwether Lewis, an American explorer, soldier, politician and public administrator that is best known for his role as the leader of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. An interesting side note is the Girandoni Air Rifle c…
    - 1 day ago 18 Aug 17, 6:26am -
  • We’ve Been Doing Preparedness Wrong For A Long Time- Part 1, by Old Bobbert
    EmergenciesThe word “emergency” was first known and used circa 1631 and is defined as follows:1: an unforeseen combination of circumstances or the resulting state that calls for immediate action2: an urgent need for assistance or relief the ma…
    - 1 day ago 18 Aug 17, 6:25am -
  • Eclipse Traffic: This is What a Bug Out Would Look Like
    Oregon TrafficHere in Oregon, because of this eclipse thing, people are flooding into the state. They expect at least 1.5 million to arrive here…tens of thousands already arriving since yesterday!Today, on Oregon Highway 26, from Prineville, OR f…
    - 1 day ago 18 Aug 17, 6:05am -
  • Freeze Dried Friday:
    Welcome to Freeze Dried Friday on SurvivalBlog! We’ve been making so many things in the Harvest Right Freeze Dryer that we want to share some of them with you. If you have something wonderful you’ve prepared in your freeze dryer that you would li…
    - 1 day ago 18 Aug 17, 6:02am -
  • Economics & 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…
    - 1 day ago 18 Aug 17, 5:59am -

The Survivalist Blog

  • Items That You Can Barter When SHTF
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    - 3 days ago 16 Aug 17, 5:54pm -
  • Prepping 101 – A Quick and Easy Guide for Beginning Preppers
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    - 3 days ago 16 Aug 17, 5:43pm -
  • How to Get Your Spouse On-Board for Your Preparedness Journey
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    - 3 days ago 16 Aug 17, 1:24pm -
  • Working With A Spouse Who Isn’t Like Minded
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    - 3 days ago 16 Aug 17, 1:16pm -
  • Wolf Pack Pantry Challenge (Week 16)
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    - 3 days ago 16 Aug 17, 1:10pm -


Steemit Preppers

  • Alaskan Chamomile- Disturbed Soil Medicines pt. 1
    This is part 1 of a series I am doing called DISTURBED SOIL MEDICINES. In this series I will be highlighting medicines of the North that grow in places that humans have settled. Many roads and yards are filled with wonderful medicines that we might b…
    - 1 day ago 18 Aug 17, 12:03am -
  • The Bug Out Roll: FULLY LOADED with Survival Gear! I go over the contents of my bug out roll / bug out bag to introduce this roll to those who dont know about it and some ideas for those who already have one. This is only part 1 looking at the top half of the roll. Ge…
    - 1 day ago 17 Aug 17, 7:43pm -
  • Democrats Should Thank Republicans It seems like the divide between the right and the left is becoming bigger than ever, and instead of looking at the real issues in this country it seems like most people are not focusing on the real issues we face as a…
    - 2 days ago 17 Aug 17, 6:33pm -
  • The Scoop on Poop: Ucka-butt chicken disease or FLYSTRIKE
    Hi again. @alittlebluer here. I’m so sorry I am so late. I was just not able to think up a post. Now I’m back to tell you how to prevent fly strike. Check out my v-log for more info. Bye for now, @alittlebluer!…
    - 2 days ago 16 Aug 17, 7:39pm -
  • Solo Stove Bonfire: Best Gear of 2017 I review an item that I think is top notch, not so much for prepping and survival but for recreational purposes.Solo Stove has is currently offering 10% off, the price quoted in video was in USD.If in the USAhttp:/…
    - 2 days ago 16 Aug 17, 7:13pm -
  • Delays: Bug Out Roll Organizer *UPDATE!!!Since making this video I got word that production is going full tilt tomorrow with some new employees! The universe is good, ask and yee shall receive! _____________________________________________________…
    - 3 days ago 16 Aug 17, 3:43pm -
  • More Important First Aid Supplies for Preppers The first part of this video series was bandages and wound dressings. This video goes over some of the other miscellaneous first aid supplies for preppers.
    - 3 days ago 16 Aug 17, 4:03am -
  • Interesting times ahead?
    - 4 days ago 15 Aug 17, 6:33pm -
  • The Blaze grill Review (Off the Grid & Camping Cooking) As I mentioned in the podcast, Expedition Research and I have teamed up on an off the grid and camping cooking option for preppers. There are quite a few options available when it comes to off the grid cooking, and this…
    - 4 days ago 15 Aug 17, 10:33am -
  • Finally got to my first batch of crock pickles !
    ![IMG_1593.JPG]( pickles also know as refidgerator pickles are what is known as a lactose fermentation. Salt pickles are easy to make and great for you. M…
    - 4 days ago 15 Aug 17, 4:23am -

Steemit Homesteading

  • newBully Goats Rough: the saga continues
    # ***Housing Meat Goats with Milk Goats…trickier than expected.***## Eat the Bully...Drink the Milk As I mentioned in my last post [, Bully Goats Rough,]( my wife ( @allforthego…
    - 1 hour ago 19 Aug 17, 5:58am -
  • newReturn to the garden
    I was gone from home for 4 days for an annual metaphysical fair that happens every summer up here in the copper country. I got back home on Tuesday night, so I didn't get out into the garden until Wednesday. This is what I found.![aug 17 a.JPG](h…
    - 2 hours ago 19 Aug 17, 5:36am -
  • newRescued Chickens and A Refurbished Coop.
    ![]( We lost a chicken the other day(the yellow Orpington Buff above) and that brought us down to 2 and 2 chickens in our big coop and run seemed like a waste (even…
    - 4 hours ago 19 Aug 17, 3:29am -
  • newSteemfollower
    Need help getting followers check out steemfollowers and it is free. For more information click the link..
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  • newLivestock Guardian Dogs (LGD) Great Pyrenees: Homestead Protectors That Really Work!

    Livestock Guardian Dogs (LGD) Great Pyrenees:  Homestead Protectors That Really Work!

     I have lived out in the country for about 14 years now, and have had just about every form of livestock in those years. In just about every case a good LGD makes keeping them safe a little bit easier! We started our homestead livestock journey…
    - 5 hours ago 19 Aug 17, 2:38am -
  • newTest Your Knowledge - Challenge Questions of the Day #26 - Science
    ![knowledge.jpg]( your brain or learn something new.. Answer these questions...Q: In what month do we celebrate Halloween?Q: In the U.S. Flag, what is t…
    - 5 hours ago 19 Aug 17, 2:25am -
  • newBeautiful but deadly
    This extraordinary character is always fascinating to photograph but dear me does he eat up my leafy greens and fennel - his favourite plant. This particular one seems to have rows of dominoes for teeth!![DSCF8012.jpg](…
    - 5 hours ago 19 Aug 17, 2:09am -
  • newWhen life hands you lemons make lemonaid
    You know the saying when things are going too well something will get thrown in to stop the progress or mess it up. I refuse to let having to move set us back. So I have had sticker shock, we have been renting the same house for nearly 4 years and di…
    - 5 hours ago 19 Aug 17, 1:54am -
  • newWhy You Need to Begin Pruning Fruit Trees at the Sapling Stage
    # Good evening, Steemians!**I wanted to mention why it's a very good idea to nip emerging leaves from the main stem or trunk of a fruit tree sapling. The basic idea is that you want to encourage horizontal growth so that your trees aren't 40 feet…
    - 7 hours ago 19 Aug 17, 12:17am -
  • newA Great Online Course for Building Your Own Solar System
    Happy Friday everyone, thanks to @longshot for suggesting that I share this to the Prepping group!I signed up a while ago for an online course that teaches you how to build your own Solar Collection System, saving you tons of money on your way to s…
    - 7 hours ago 19 Aug 17, 12:09am -

Steemit Survival

  • newThe Steem-Pocalypse Show Episode 6 of Season 6
    ![received_10155418532116578.jpeg]( Evening everyone! Thank you for tuning in once again for tonight's episode of THE STEEM-POCALYPSE SH…
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  • newSTEEM-POCALYPSE SURVIVAL GAME CONTEST - SEASON 6 DAY 3 ROUND 2 - 250 SBD PRIZE POOL SO FAR THIS POST IS PART OF AN ELIMINATION GAME – DO NOT REPLY TO IT UNLESS YOU ARE PLAYING-------In the last round the players had a chance to check out some buildings. Perhaps there were…
    - 12 hours ago 18 Aug 17, 7:09pm -
  • newAbraham and the Apocalypse… The Run For Survival

    Abraham and the Apocalypse…  The Run For Survival

     Abraham and the Apocalypse…  pt 2 The Run For Survival Almost like a mirage the veil of dust along the horizon shimmered in the late morning sunlight growing larger as it got closer. The waves of heat rising from the desert floor made it hard…
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  • newHow to Survive an Attempt on Your Life by Drowning
    Clint Emerson a retired Navy Seal teaches how to survive while bound and tossed into deep water. you never need to use this advice but in the unf…
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  • newTool Roll Survival Kit Sensible Prepper Presents: The Tool Roll Survival Kit. An organized way to put together a Survival kit that's compact and yet easy to find what you need when you need it. EDC Tool Bag Article & Video:…
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  • newSomething to contemplate..
    ![stock-photo-money-in-the-bag-isolated-on-a-white-background-123579487 (2).jpg]( thought this…
    - 17 hours ago 18 Aug 17, 2:19pm -
  • newFive New Websites With Prepairedness Info SURVIVAL websites to check out ~ via The Health Ranger Report by Mike Adams. Although I don't always agree with Mike on his stance regarding cryptocurriencies, his reports on health and holistic reme…
    - 18 hours ago 18 Aug 17, 12:54pm -
  • newOlight X7 Marauder 9000 Lumen FlashLight Sensible Prepper Presents: Olight X7 Marauder 9000 Lumen FlashLight. Light is your Number One Security Tool. Putting out a max output of 9000 lumens down to 3 lumens in a Beer can sized package. Thumbs way up! Olight…
    - 20 hours ago 18 Aug 17, 10:53am -
  • newBattlbox Review and Field Test : Mission 20 Sensible Prepper Presents: The Battlbox Subscription serivce review and field testing. We look at the Mission 20: Shelter Building and Tinder Collection box for Oct. 2016. Battlbox is well established in the Subscriptio…
    - 24 hours ago 18 Aug 17, 7:23am -
  • The Steem-Pocslypse Show Episode 5
    ![desolate_street_by_andybaileyart-d6ygcws.jpg]( Evening Ladies and Gentlemen, here we are once again. It's time to sit down…
    - 1 day ago 18 Aug 17, 5:05am -
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