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Survival Podcast

  • Episode-1994- Expert Council Questions and Answers ~ 4-28-17
    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 →
    - 2 days ago 28 Apr 17, 8:10pm -
  • Litom 8 LED Solar Wireless Security Light – 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 Litom … Continue reading →
    - 2 days ago 28 Apr 17, 3:32pm -
  • Episode-1993- Listener Calls 4-27-17
    TweetToday on The Survival Podcast I take your calls on debt, trucks, children, tree planting, fascism, micro-nutrients, elderly parents, the war on words and more. Remember to be on a show like this one just pick up your phone and … Continue readi…
    - 3 days ago 27 Apr 17, 9:42pm -
  • Camp Chef Ranger II Table Top Stove – 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 Camp … Continue reading →
    - 3 days ago 27 Apr 17, 4:05pm -
  • Episode-1992- An Outsider Turned Insider’s View of Government Schools
    TweetAuthor Gregory Cecil, M.A.S. worked as a paramedic for 22 years before changing careers and becoming an aerospace technician. Gregory went to work as a Senior Aero-composite Technician for the Space Shuttle Program 3 months after graduating from…
    - 4 days ago 26 Apr 17, 9:44pm -

Modern Survival Blog

  • What did you do for your preparedness this week? (2017-4-29)
    What’s wrong with this picture? 😉 Saw this during our road-trip – a tanker truck filled with coffee?! And a flammable sign posted on the back?! That’s some potent blend! Actually it was just an advertisement, pretty funny though at first gla…
    - 1 day ago 29 Apr 17, 1:22pm -
  • Weapons Light And Universal Barrel Mount
    Lets talk about the weapons light. I would like to share with you a few of my own setups, some of the potential reasons why it may be advantageous to have a weapons light, and a simple inexpensive way to attach one to most any firearms barrel:   A w…
    - 2 days ago 28 Apr 17, 3:53pm -
  • EMP Faraday Bag – Crossbreed® Ark Resister
    Introducing, the “ARK Resister” (EMP) Bag – Made in the USA by Crossbreed® (yes, the same company that makes those quality holsters). If you have been looking for a way to quickly, easily and safely store some of your precious electronic gear…
    - 3 days ago 27 Apr 17, 2:49pm -

Preparing for SHTF

  • Threat Assessments: Prioritize Then Get Organized
    A comprehensive threat assessment first compares the impact of a threat, or situation if you will, with its anticipated frequency. Threats that are anticipated and may be considered ones that would occur with some frequency would be tornadoes if you…
    - 2 days ago 28 Apr 17, 12:59pm -
  • Survival: City Life Versus Country Life
    In a previous article we talked about living in a city and how, because of your location, you may be the target of an attack. A target simply because of the population density, or in some cases, you may be a target because of critical infrastructure,…
    - 9 days ago 22 Apr 17, 12:18am -
  • Noise and Light in a Survival Situation: How to Stay Hidden
    If you have served in the military then you are very familiar with the terms light and noise discipline. The military takes this seriously, as should you, or anyone else who has to move about at night and must stay concealed from an enemy or anyone t…
    - 10 days ago 20 Apr 17, 11:44pm -
  • When the SHTF Where You Live Makes a Difference
    Gather up all of the major American cities and place them in one area and you will find they only encompass four percent of the country’s land mass, while 62.7 percent of the population calls one of these major cities home, this according to the U.…
    - 11 days ago 19 Apr 17, 11:47pm -
  • Do I Need That to Survive: Sleeping Bag
    The short answer is no, but with a caveat. The more complicated answer is it depends. Much depends on you, your skill, the area in which you are likely to find yourself, and your mental attitude, and what type of situation you find yourself in. A che…
    - 11 days ago 19 Apr 17, 2:56pm -

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The Survival Mom

  • 10 Prepper Actions You Must Do After A Big Move
    Our family was not planning on moving so far away from California. The West Coast had been our home for almost 3 decades. It did not take long before we found ourselves in the deep south of Georgia at the end of our cross-country journey. Good bye sa…
    - 3 days ago 27 Apr 17, 1:15pm -
  • 8 Truths About Frugality That Everyone, Not Just Preppers, Should Know
    Preppers know that being prepared for everyday emergencies and worst case scenarios can cost money. Sometimes a lot of money if you factor in a multi-month food supply, a top notch Berkey water filter, and developing a lifestyle that is as self-relia…
    - 5 days ago 25 Apr 17, 1:38pm -
  • Coping With Life-Threatening Allergies in a SHTF World
    We have lived in our home for nearly a decade and I love it. I truly love my yard, but the feeling is not mutual. My yard is trying to kill me. After a lifetime of thinking of myself as allergy free, I have been proven wrong. As it turns out, oak tre…
    - 10 days ago 20 Apr 17, 6:24pm -
  • 7 Ways To Succeed At Being A Charitable Prepper
    Spring is in the air, summer is on the way. This is the time of year when many people begin to pack up their winter gear and spring clean their home in preparation for the summer. If you are like me, I have piles of items I do not need anymore but st…
    - 12 days ago 18 Apr 17, 2:32pm -
  • Clever Gifts For Your Non-Prepper Loved Ones
      You love your non-prepper family members, but they think you’re nuts. Until you show them your Life Straw or cool Swedish Survival knife, and they say, “Hey, that’s a good idea!” With graduation and wedding season around the corner, and f…
    - 14 days ago 16 Apr 17, 2:18pm -

Survival Blog

  • newNotes for Sunday – April 30, 2017
    Today is the birthday of sci-fi novelist Larry Niven (born April 30, 1938). Along with Jerry Pournelle, he co-authored the survivalist classic Lucifer’s Hammer. April 30th is also the birthday of Ed Yourdon, who was born in 1944. Thanks for reading…
    - 14 hours ago 30 Apr 17, 6:21am -
  • newLessons From the First TEOTWAWKI- Part 2, by Sarah Latimer
    Reviewing Where We Left Off In this series of articles, we’re looking at the lessons to be learned from the Genesis creation story, particularly from the actions of Eve, as the choices she made are similar to the ones that are drastically affecting…
    - 14 hours ago 30 Apr 17, 6:20am -
  • newLetter Re: Should I Convert My Nickels to Silver?
    Hello Hugh and Jim, Per Jim’s good advice, my wife and I have been taking nickels out of our pocket change each day and setting them aside. It has been an easy and painless way to simultaneously set aside some cash, hedge against inflation, and inv…
    - 14 hours ago 30 Apr 17, 6:19am -
  • newEconomics and Investing:
    10 Retirement Stats That Will Blow You Away. Think you’re ready to retire? These statistics might change your mind. – H.L. o o o NY Times (‘Laughable Stunt By Plutocrats To Enrich Themselves’), WSJ (‘Ambitious Course Correction To Restore B…
    - 14 hours ago 30 Apr 17, 6:18am -
  • newOdds ‘n Sods:
    All Eyes on N. Korea “Major Major Conflict Possible” – D.B. o o o How very sad: President of Austria: ‘The day will come that we must ask all women to wear a headscarf’ – Turning the concept of “assimilation” on its head – H.L. o o…
    - 14 hours ago 30 Apr 17, 6:17am -

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