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Ed That Matters

  • 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…
    - 8 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…
    - 12 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…
    - 15 days ago 29 Sep 19, 6:11pm -
  • Beginner Tips: 3 Parts to Focus On When Cleaning an AR-15
      With great arms come great cleaning responsibility. Having an AR-15 is like having a good old sewing machine. Once you disassemble an AR-15, you’ll find that every piece has a purpose, even the stock assembly parts. This is good because you shou…
    - 26 days ago 18 Sep 19, 2:04am -
  • Our Crazy World – A Serious Conversation!
      Do you feel like you’re living in a crazy world?  I first penned this letter on December 2011.  Back then, I was very concerned about our crazy world and the direction that I saw it going.  The signs have been there for a while.  For those p…
    - 94 days ago 12 Jul 19, 5:35pm -

Survival Podcast

  • Episode-2528- Expert Council Q&A for 10-11-19
    Today its Friday so 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 thesurvivalpodcast.com with “TSPC Expert” in the subject line. Today on The … Continue reading →
    - 3 days ago 11 Oct 19, 8:12pm -
  • Group Hotel Info for the Fall Workshop
    We reached out to Holiday Inn Express Suits on N.W. Loop 820 this year again as we always do.  Here is what they did for us.  They have 10 rooms blocked off until 10-18-19 and at that point they are … Continue reading →
    - 3 days ago 11 Oct 19, 4:06pm -
  • Etekcity 4 Pack of LED Lanterns – Item of the Day
    Special Note – I am bringing these around today because the upgraded model listed below is on sale for about the same price as the original models.  Clearly right now buying the older models doesn’t make sense.  These things are … Continue re…
    - 3 days ago 11 Oct 19, 2:00pm -
  • Episode-2527- NSFW – Donnie Gebert on Decentralizing Governance
    Donnie Gebert is a former Army and Navy; Ammunition Supply, Infantry, Electronics Tech, and Intelligence Sergeant.  Donnie joins us today to discuss decentralized/DIY legislatures and the concept of “automating Congress”. This is a blockchain-ba…
    - 4 days ago 10 Oct 19, 6:45pm -
  • Episode-116- TSP Rewind – Fun, Cheap and Easy Gun Projects and Tricks
    Today is an episode of TSP Rewind, commercial free versions of past podcast episodes. Today’s episode was originally Episode-1235- Fun, Cheap and Easy Gun Projects and Tricks and was first published on Oct. 28th, 2013. The following are the origina…
    - 5 days ago 9 Oct 19, 6:33pm -

Modern Survival Blog

  • newHow Did Your Garden Grow? 2019 End Of Season
    Success or Failures while gardening this 2019 season? Here are a few of my own examples. What about you? Anything you care to share with the rest of us?Original source: How Did Your Garden Grow? 2019 End Of Season
    - 21 hours ago 13 Oct 19, 4:00pm -
  • Berkey Filter Pore Size
    Though the Black Berkey filter element is a proprietary formulation, I have discovered some informational clues that hint at their probable pore size.Original source: Berkey Filter Pore Size
    - 3 days ago 11 Oct 19, 2:50pm -
  • When Summer Ends, Replace The Food In Your Vehicle’s 72-hour Kit
    Heat reduces the shelf life of food. It can be significant if it's real hot, for a long time. Here's how it works. And your reminder to rotate.Original source: When Summer Ends, Replace The Food In Your Vehicle’s 72-hour Kit
    - 4 days ago 10 Oct 19, 4:23pm -
  • How To Stop The Bleeding With QuikClot | 3 to 5 Times Faster
    Add QuikClot to your first aid kit. Stops the bleeding of moderate to severe bleeding wounds. It could save a life (even yours!) prior to professional care. Original source: How To Stop The Bleeding With QuikClot | 3 to 5 Times Faster
    - 5 days ago 9 Oct 19, 5:10pm -
  • Night Vision Device | Gen 0 to Gen 3+ | How It Works
    Here is how a night vision device works, also called a NVD, and their generations of technology from GEN 0, GEN 1, GEN 2, GEN 3, to GEN 4 (GEN 3+).Original source: Night Vision Device | Gen 0 to Gen 3+ | How It Works
    - 6 days ago 8 Oct 19, 4:46pm -

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

  • newWhat You Need To Know About Psychological Warfare
    I recently was in an environment where there was a class on psychological warfare. I also saw those same concepts being applied by others. Not that I was surprised. In a crowd that size, it is going to happen on … Continued
    - 17 hours ago 13 Oct 19, 7:39pm -
  • When The Meds Run Out: Dealing with a society in withdrawal and finding alternatives to popular medications now & for SHTF
    HEALTH DISCLAIMER This blog post provides general information and discussions about health and related subjects. The information and other content provided in this blog post, or in any linked materials, are not intended and should not be construed as…
    - 2 days ago 12 Oct 19, 5:00am -
  • The Full Story on Emergency Water Storage
    Every day, 6,000 children die of water-related diseases. https://www.unicef.org/media/media_21423.html What an astounding number! Now, to be fair, water-related diseases will also include things like Malaria but sanitation and waterborne pathogens ar…
    - 3 days ago 11 Oct 19, 1:01pm -
  • The Backdoor Survival Guide To The Best Tents
    The right tent depends on your needs. Plenty of people that spend a lot of time outdoors have more than one tent. I am going to categorize tents my purpose and try to provide a few options to meet various … Continued
    - 5 days ago 9 Oct 19, 8:00am -
  • The Isolationist State of America Today
    Have you felt like you don’t really know that many people besides those that are online buddies? Do you feel alone or isolated? If you are like many Americans this is just the way it is. Despite being more connected … Continued
    - 7 days ago 7 Oct 19, 8:10pm -

The Survival Mom

  • Join my DO IT NOW Challenge!
    Over and over and over, I hear women just like you tell me: “I started my emergency kit before but never finished.” ~Melody “How do you keep from feeling overwhelmed, and that you are making a bigger mess than progress?  I don’t want to quit…
    - 14 days ago 30 Sep 19, 8:42pm -
  • Smoke Shield: A life-saving layer for house fire safety
    This is a sponsored post brought to you by Smoke Shield. The opinions are my own based on my research and the transparency from Team Smoke Shield.   “Nine years ago, I had been very sick with a fever so that night I was sleeping on the couch. Off…
    - 16 days ago 28 Sep 19, 6:57pm -
  • LIVE EVENT: House Fire Safety Webinar with Dr. Nicholas Welch
    This event is sponsored by Smoke Shield. I reached my own conclusions about this product and the value it has to my readers independently. It’s my privilege to interview Dr. Nicholas Welch, volunteer firefighter, emergency medical doctor, and inven…
    - 20 days ago 24 Sep 19, 10:12pm -
  • VIDEO: Home Fire Safety with The Survival Mom
    This post sponsored by Smoke Shield. My opinions of the product are my own after researching and verifying its value to my readers. One of my favorite tasks as The Survival Mom is compiling the best information, the best advice, and the best resource…
    - 20 days ago 24 Sep 19, 9:45pm -
  • A House Fire Changed My Family Forever
    This post sponsored by Smoke Shield. My opinions stated here are my own after researching the product and verifying its value to my readers. I was never concerned about a house fire all the years we lived in the Phoenix area. We always lived in newer…
    - 25 days ago 19 Sep 19, 10:25pm -

Survival Blog

  • newPreparedness Notes for Monday — October 14, 2019
    A special note for SurvivalBlog readers who live on or near the east coast: A big pro-Second Amendment rally has been scheduled for the afternoon of Saturday, November 2nd, 2019 on the Capitol lawn in Washington, D.C..  Please do your utmost to BE T…
    - 6 hours ago 14 Oct 19, 7:05am -
  • newKel-Tec RDB-17, by Pat Cascio
    I’ve never been a huge fan of Bullpup rifle designs – I’ve shot a few over the years, but they just didn’t ring my chimes for some reason. That has all changed, since I bought a Kel-Tec RDB-17 – my local gun shop is always getting in someth…
    - 6 hours ago 14 Oct 19, 7:04am -
  • newRecipe of the Week: K.D.’s Quick Black Bean Hummus
    Reader K.D. kindly sent us this recipe for a simple and quick black bean hummus. Ingredients 1 cup well-cooked black beans (can be cooked a day in advance, if kept refrigerated) 1 of clove of minced garlic (less or omit, to taste.) 2 tablespoons virg…
    - 6 hours ago 14 Oct 19, 7:03am -
  • newEconomics & Investing For Preppers
    Here are the latest news 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 ar…
    - 6 hours ago 14 Oct 19, 7:02am -
  • newThe Editors’ Quote of the Day:
    “They are intent on making every conversation and every form of behavior in the world known to them.” – Edward SnowdenThe post The Editors’ Quote of the Day: appeared first on SurvivalBlog.com.
    - 6 hours ago 14 Oct 19, 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…
    - 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 -

SHTF Plan

Steemit Preppers

  • A artistic shot of a Realsteel e571 knife.
    ![DSC_1221.JPG](https://steemitimages.com/DQmdqtm8KdpBcg7amycWgfG4yJUUseixGRa1RmKyjcERcuK/DSC_1221.JPG)
    - 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
    https://s9.postimg.org/finwscau7/IMG_0170.jpg## 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!!!![](https://steemitimages.com/DQmYm2Y6QDLRgwXSMg29UFwywvYSei3GQE6boAqWjzhe6wv/image.png)This 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?https://youtu.be/Lwvx950i4wI
    - 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](https://steemitimages.com/DQmbYysw1NB7We7PV4NPNjn8RRkidgSTN1Ey5Pzv1Pr1EDF/PicsArt_1361970938384.jpg) image:permies.com# 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](https://steemitimages.com/DQmWzQHkA1rq6mBMouSHCycXCy6K3bBNCMPavqr1ih8edWt/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](https://steemitimages.com/DQmUYdnNnTE1t9iVHkxFkbuwmvjjBz4GZT6DGEAreCe3Zrr/IMG_20170916_104552%20(1).jpg)In 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. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jdqFwC-5UI4
    - 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](http://images.ultracart.com/aff/DBBC7805FD748F015F369443DD051500/index.html) - "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.https://steemitimages.com/DQme7Jf1TFbia65PQtoohdFws3azKDC8bnLP2rqhzmG7xh9/freedom-its-probably.jpgThis 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

    http://thefreethoughtproject.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/cdc-nuclear-winter.jpgThis 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
    https://youtu.be/2GNt43duU-kWORLD WEATHER: FREEZING TEMPERATURES IN CHINA, POWERFUL WINDS IN U.K. AND FLOODS IN NEW ZEALAND MEAN U.S. IS NOT ALONE. http://www.newsweek.com/world-weather-freezing-china-wind-uk-floods-new-zealand-us-772378Extreme we…
    - 6 Jan 18, 6:20am -
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