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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…
    - 11 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…
    - 18 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…
    - 39 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…
    - 43 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…
    - 46 days ago 29 Sep 19, 6:11pm -

Survival Podcast

  • newEpisode-2547- More on Hydroponics
    Just so guys there is a method to my madness here, two hydro shows in one week?  Yep so here is the reasoning.  As many of you know I consider myself a polymath and encourage you guys to work at … Continue reading →
    - 8 hours ago 14 Nov 19, 9:18pm -
  • Episode-2546- Supplements for Healthy Living with Dr. Steven Lewis
    Green Wisdom Health provides Science-Based Nutrition, where you get information based on years of experience treating patients with natural compounds and verifying the results with pre and post lab tests. This service is provided without the need for…
    - 1 day ago 13 Nov 19, 10:29pm -
  • CHOMPs Grass Fed Black Pepper Venison Sticks – 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 CHOMPs Grass … Continue reading →
    - 2 days ago 13 Nov 19, 4:38pm -
  • Episode-2545- An Introduction to Kratky Hydroponics
    A few weeks ago a caller asked me about something called Kratky Hydroponics.  Now when you guys ask about something I have not yet heard about I look into it.  I will admit though I was highly skeptical.  It feels … Continue reading →
    - 2 days ago 12 Nov 19, 9:21pm -
  • Mr. Heater Portable Big Buddy Propane Heater – 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 Mr. … Continue reading →
    - 3 days ago 12 Nov 19, 3:00pm -

Modern Survival Blog

  • newSolar Battery Chemistry Comparison Chart | Best For Off-Grid?
    Comparing Lithium Iron, Nickel Iron, and Lead Acid batteries for Off-Grid energy storage. Chart reveals important factors to consider when choosing.Original source: Solar Battery Chemistry Comparison Chart | Best For Off-Grid?
    - 14 hours ago 14 Nov 19, 3:24pm -
  • Being Happy Is A Choice You Make
    Are you letting circumstances outside of your control affect your happiness? Do you realize that you do have a choice?Original source: Being Happy Is A Choice You Make
    - 2 days ago 13 Nov 19, 2:23pm -
  • How Long Can Water Be Stored For? Is It Safe After 1 Year?
    You might wonder how long can water be stored. Here's my answer and the caveats to consider. If stored as described, there really should be no issues.Original source: How Long Can Water Be Stored For? Is It Safe After 1 Year?
    - 3 days ago 12 Nov 19, 3:44pm -
  • Survival Skills Of The Great Depression Era | What About The Next One?
    What skills were valuable or necessary during the Great Depression era? Would the same be useful during the next, Greater Depression? Lets have a look...Original source: Survival Skills Of The Great Depression Era | What About The Next One?
    - 3 days ago 11 Nov 19, 6:06pm -
  • Thinsulate™ Gloves 3M™ Insulation – How It Works & What You Need
    Description of Thinsulate™ temperature rating or gram weight for gloves, recommendations, 40 gram vs 200 gram, and what about 400 gram Thinsulate™ gloves?Original source: Thinsulate™ Gloves 3M™ Insulation – How It Works & What You Need
    - 4 days ago 10 Nov 19, 7:26pm -

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

  • Finding the Best Sleeping Bag For Your Bug Out Bag
    Choosing a sleeping bag for your bug out bag is important. There are some basic factors to consider in order to make the best choice. There is no perfect bag for everyone and every situation. Consider the following when choosing … Continued
    - 1 day ago 13 Nov 19, 7:53pm -
  • A Prepper’s Guide: The Best Way to Store Herbs
    In addition to being healthful, herbs are a great way to add flavor to dishes, create a relaxing and invigorating tea, or use topically as medicinal remedies. But with a typical plant yielding more herbs than you can use at … Continued
    - 2 days ago 13 Nov 19, 11:00am -
  • Survival Basics: 16 Ways to Conserve Water in Your Home
    Water shortages caused by wonky weather patterns make finding ways to maximize the water we do have critical. In this article, learn 16 ways to conserve water in your home now so that the prudent use of water becomes habit. Your survival depends on…
    - 2 days ago 13 Nov 19, 6:00am -
  • Ten Tips That Will Guarantee You Have Food if SHTF
    Some of the most popular web articles on emergency preparedness have to do with food. This is also a widely discussed topic in print and on forums. And it is no wonder. In today’s society eating is no longer just for sustenance. It is a social…
    - 2 days ago 13 Nov 19, 5:30am -
  • Top 10 Best Wild Berries for Foragers
    Wild berries are an elusive fruit. They appear for a short period during summer and fall, and then seem to disappear just as quickly. Their period of perfect ripeness moves quickly to a state of over-ripeness, giving foragers just a … Continued
    - 3 days ago 12 Nov 19, 4:06pm -

The Survival Mom

  • Top 10 Food Storage Myths {UPDATED for 2019}
    The internet is full of websites that give information on survival topics, including food storage. There are dozens and dozens of books that will teach you “the right way” to store food and YouTube videos galore. Most contain valid, trustworthy i…
    - 24 days ago 22 Oct 19, 1:26pm -
  • 18 Things to Always Have in Your Purse
    All right, Survival Moms, what one thing do we ladies always have within easy reach?  Our purses, of course.  Most of us have preparedness items at home, at our BOL (Bug Out Location), and in the car.  But if we’re in the mall or at the park whe…
    - 28 days ago 18 Oct 19, 11:10am -
  • 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…
    - 45 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…
    - 47 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…
    - 51 days ago 24 Sep 19, 10:12pm -

Survival Blog

  • newPreparedness Notes for Thursday — November 14, 2019
    On November 14th, 1985, the Nevado del Ruiz Volcano erupted in Colombia, killing more than 20,000 as nearby towns are buried in mud, ice and lava. Scientist studying the volcano believed an eruption was imminent and had recommended an evacuation of t…
    - 22 hours ago 14 Nov 19, 7:04am -
  • newSpringfield Armory 9mm 911, by Pat Cascio
    Nope, that’s not a typo, I’m sure many believe I meant to type “1911” – such is not the case…this is Springfield Armory’s new 9mm sub-compact handgun, that looks much like a Model 1911. Albeit one that was washed and tossed in the dryer…
    - 22 hours ago 14 Nov 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…
    - 22 hours ago 14 Nov 19, 7:02am -
  • newThe Editors’ Quote of the Day:
    “Commerce with all nations, alliance with none, should be our motto.” – Thomas JeffersonThe post The Editors’ Quote of the Day: appeared first on SurvivalBlog.com.
    - 22 hours ago 14 Nov 19, 7:01am -
  • Preparedness Notes for Wednesday — November 13, 2019
    Here is a Hong Kong protest update, courtesy of our Editor-at-Large, Michael Z. Williamson, quoting his friend Marc Adkins, who in turn was quoting a local friend “on the ground”, in the city: “Hong Kong Chinese University (HKCU) is under Siege…
    - 2 days ago 13 Nov 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 -

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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