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Ed That Matters

  • Pipelines in the US When SHTF – Could They Be An Option?
    In a true longterm grid-down scenario, those who are prepared with the right tools might have the opportunity to provide their family or group with much-needed fuel for survival.  This article will cover the basics of how a system of pipelines in th…
    - 39 days ago 3 Nov 19, 10:58pm -
  • Emergency Carry When Your Job Keeps You On the Road
    I travel for work. For months at a time, I could be anywhere between 50 and 1500 miles from home. There are many different situations that I could face on a day to day basis while traveling through or working in an unknown area. Obviously the situat…
    - 46 days ago 27 Oct 19, 7:33pm -
  • Survival Skills: Learning from Insurgent Tactics
      For those that like to maintain a state of readiness to deal with uncertain times, it’s important to maintain a steady, regular supply of clean water, food, first aid, tools and survival skills. If you’ve ever watched the show “Doomsday Prep…
    - 67 days ago 6 Oct 19, 10:24pm -
  • An Alternative Power Source for Preppers
      Unless you’re sleeping, being in the dark is never fun!  This multiplies when you have a family and especially young children who are scared of the dark.  Then, throw in an emergency situation (insert one here) and you have a recipe for frustr…
    - 71 days ago 3 Oct 19, 1:00am -
  • Eucalyptus Uses in a Survival Scenario
      If you’ve been looking for natural remedies for a host of common ills, you’re going to love eucalyptus. We wouldn’t say that it’s a panacea, but the unique chemical makeup of this tree provides a surprising number of beneficial eucalyptus…
    - 74 days ago 29 Sep 19, 6:11pm -

Survival Podcast

  • newEpisode-2564- Topic Round Table With Jack and Nicole
    So today’s guest had to cancel due to an illness.  So I was left with no topic, no guest and well potentially no show.  Rather then gin up a last minute topic I decided to talk about a bunch of … Continue reading →
    - 21 hours ago 11 Dec 19, 9:56pm -
  • Nebo 6350 Larry Work Light – 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 Nebo … Continue reading →
    - 1 day ago 11 Dec 19, 4:10pm -
  • Episode-2563- Thirty New Plants from Baker Creek to Grow in 2020
    Well the dang Baker Creek catalog showed up and I got sucked in.  As I paged though it thinking about all the new grow space I will have in the coming season I started dog-earing pages.  As I did so … Continue reading →
    - 2 days ago 10 Dec 19, 9:15pm -
  • The Gerber EAB Lite – TSP Item of the Day
      Special Notice – I have recommended the Gerber EAB series for a very long time.  I have tended to the EAB Lite version for only one reason.  That is that it has historically been a few dollars less than … Continue reading →
    - 2 days ago 10 Dec 19, 3:20pm -
  • Episode-2562- Listener Feedback for 12-9-19
    Today on The Survival Podcast I answer your questions on history, impeachment, cooking, composting, gardening, cold frames, education, social media, zero waste and more. Make sure if you submit content for a feedback show that you put something like…
    - 3 days ago 9 Dec 19, 8:58pm -

Modern Survival Blog

  • new5 C’s & 10 C’s Of Survival | Dave Canterbury Recommends…
    Dave Canterbury's list for the 10 C's of Survival is based off his 5 C's of Survival. A great guideline for building ANY survival kit. Here's the list... Original source: 5 C’s & 10 C’s Of Survival | Dave Canterbury Recommends…
    - 4 hours ago 12 Dec 19, 2:31pm -
  • The Walking Dead (Level 3 Preparedness)
    The harsh reality of a 3 month to 1 year breakdown of civilization will initially be walking-zombies and eventual mass die-off. Wrap your head around that..Original source: The Walking Dead (Level 3 Preparedness)
    - 1 day ago 11 Dec 19, 5:42pm -
  • Location & Security (Level 3 Preparedness)
    Location, location, location. Just like they say in the Realty business, it's also significant for preparedness. Especially for Level-3!Original source: Location & Security (Level 3 Preparedness)
    - 2 days ago 10 Dec 19, 3:18pm -
  • Choosing a Hand Grain Mill (Flour Mill) That’s Best For You
    3 recommendations for a hand flour mill. A lower cost model (though a step above entry-level), a very popular heavy duty unit, and then - one of the best.Original source: Choosing a Hand Grain Mill (Flour Mill) That’s Best For You
    - 3 days ago 9 Dec 19, 6:06pm -
  • Weather Radio Channels | NOAA Station Listing | Frequencies | Maps
    A listing of all NOAA Weather Radio channels, stations, locations, frequencies, propagation coverage -- sorted by State, County, and interactive maps.Original source: Weather Radio Channels | NOAA Station Listing | Frequencies | Maps
    - 6 days ago 6 Dec 19, 3:55pm -

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

  • newSurviving the Holidays Without Being Rude or Getting Into Conflict
    I read a headline the other day that said the average person is only able to last 4 hours around relatives at the holidays. That is pretty amazing. I think that is far worse than many years. I believe that … Continued
    - 5 hours ago 12 Dec 19, 1:08pm -
  • 3 Proven Profitable Activities In a Collapse Venezuelan Edition
    There are plenty of writings about how a collapse “should” be, or “should look like”, filled up to the top with all kinds of suggestions, “tips”, warnings and precautions that should be taken. That is fantastic.  All of this must be ……
    - 1 day ago 11 Dec 19, 1:00pm -
  • The Virginia Prepper’s Guide
    The state of Virginia is a natural beauty that is filled with some of the most incredible history of early America, the Revolution and Civil War. Few states can take you from the peaks of the Appalachian mountains to the … Continued
    - 2 days ago 10 Dec 19, 10:11am -
  • High Yielding Crops for the Prepper Garden
    Many preppers either have gardens or plan on having them in the future. This is understandable. Gardens can help provide extra high-quality food during good times and bad. It seems that seed companies are constantly offering more and more varieties.…
    - 3 days ago 9 Dec 19, 1:00pm -
  • Compression Sacks 101
    I love a good compression sack because it allows me to save on space in my bag and provides some waterproof protection for my sleeping bag. I have a mid weight down sleeping bag from REI. It is over 30 … Continued
    - 5 days ago 8 Dec 19, 12:33am -

The Survival Mom

  • 3 Ways to Preserve Eggs & Milk for Long-term Storage
    UPDATED 12/9/19 We have an abundance of milk and eggs on our farm due to our milk cow and a flock of laying hens. Production slows down a bit in the winter, but in the summertime, we run two fridges just to keep up with it all! I’m desperate to tur…
    - 3 days ago 9 Dec 19, 12:00pm -
  • Suggestions for Prepper/Survivalist Christmas Presents
    What to buy the prepper/survivalist/hunter/fisherman/outdoorsperson on your list?  The nice thing is that people who fit into these categories generally need and appreciate quality gear. Here are my Top Ten Suggestions for Prepper/Survivalist Christ…
    - 7 days ago 5 Dec 19, 12:00pm -
  • DIY Spice Mixes
    I felt intimidated at the thought of making my own DIY spice mixes at first. The little packets you can buy at the store made it so easy, and they made my dinners taste good. Then, there was the night I was making fajitas and realized I did not have…
    - 10 days ago 2 Dec 19, 12:00pm -
  • Don’t Just “Fall Back” This Month! Get Prepped for the Winter!
    Every fall, Americans across the country gain an extra hour each day when they “fall back” and reset their clocks one hour later with the end of Daylight Savings Time. Our family enjoyed that extra hour of sleep, especially since the temperatures…
    - 11 days ago 1 Dec 19, 4:00pm -
  • 14 Homemade & Budget-Friendly Christmas Gifts
    Our favorite homemade & budget-friendly Christmas gifts don’t to take forever to make, and they don’t cost a fortune, either! We have actually given or received all of these, and you don’t have to have a lot of talent to create them. So as the…
    - 12 days ago 30 Nov 19, 12:00pm -

Survival Blog

  • newPreparedness Notes for Thursday — December 12, 2019
    On December 12, 1989, the Queen of Mean was sentenced to four years in prison, 750 hours of community service, and a $7.1 million tax fraud fine in New York. Leona Helmsley, nicknamed the “Queen of Mean” by the press, became the object of loathin…
    - 11 hours ago 12 Dec 19, 7:04am -
  • newFrederic Bastiat’s The Law – Part 3
    (Part 3 of 6) — Law Is a Negative Concept The harmlessness of the mission performed by law and lawful defense is self-evident; the usefulness is obvious; and the legitimacy cannot be disputed. As a friend of mine once remarked, this negative concep…
    - 11 hours ago 12 Dec 19, 7:03am -
  • 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…
    - 12 hours ago 12 Dec 19, 7:02am -
  • newThe Editors’ Quote of the Day:
    “Do not let your bachelor ways crystallize so that you can’t soften them when you come to have a wife and a family of your own.” – Rutherford B. HayesThe post The Editors’ Quote of the Day: appeared first on
    - 12 hours ago 12 Dec 19, 7:01am -
  • Preparedness Notes for Wednesday — December 11, 2019
    Happy birthday to actress Teri Garr (born 1944.) She was unforgettable in Young Frankenstein.The post Preparedness Notes for Wednesday — December 11, 2019 appeared first on
    - 1 day ago 11 Dec 19, 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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