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Ed That Matters

  • Tyranny & The Battle of Athens, Tennessee
        The Battle of Athens Tennesse happened in 1946.  But how will the future look back on OUR time?  Will we be the people who recognized the times?  Will we be people who realized the slow disintegration of our rights and freedoms that then mov…
    - 7 days ago 18 Jan 20, 12:38pm -
  • The State of Preparedness 2020

    - 24 days ago 31 Dec 19, 11:00pm -
  • My Prepper Bucket List – My Preparedness Story
      by Pam Baker A prepper bucket list doesn’t usually include Slicing the carotid artery of a chicken.  Neither was harvesting grain by hand or mucking out a poultry coop.  I grew up in suburbia, the great sprawling suburban/metropolis of the New…
    - 26 days ago 30 Dec 19, 3:00pm -
  • Prepper Lesson: Bugout Before It’s Too Late!
    Knowing when to bugout has been the topic of many preparedness articles in the Prepper Community.  Many preppers have an idea of what should happen, but there is a real lack of experience.  However, when a fellow prepper shares a real-life experien…
    - 35 days ago 21 Dec 19, 4:03pm -
  • Prepper Lesson: Ice Storm on the Farm
    It is always a great idea when members of the Preparedness Community share their experiences with others, a prepper lesson.  We can learn from others, from their successes and mistakes.  And many preppers would be surprised that what seems to be a…
    - 40 days ago 16 Dec 19, 1:13am -

Survival Podcast

  • newEpisode-2588- The Expert Council Show for 1-24-20
    Today 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 Survival Podcast, the … Continue reading →
    - 11 hours ago 24 Jan 20, 8:59pm -
  • newPerennial Vegetables by Eric Toensmeier – 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 book … Continue reading →
    - 16 hours ago 24 Jan 20, 4:21pm -
  • Episode-2587- Food and Farm Forestry for Global Security
    Today’s show was actually requested by none other than Geoff Lawton.  I made only one modification changing it from Food Forestry to Food and Farm Forestry, simply to be more clear.  When we think of food forests we think 90% … Continue reading…
    - 1 day ago 23 Jan 20, 9:47pm -
  • The Herbal Medicine Makers Handbook by James Green – 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 book, … Continue reading →
    - 2 days ago 23 Jan 20, 2:35pm -
  • Episode-2586- Small House – Big Land Living with Beau Brotherton
    Beau and his wife Kelly are the kind of people who see what could be and don’t hesitate to make it happen. With their four kids, they sold their 2000 sqft suburban home to do this crazy thing of converting … Continue reading →
    - 2 days ago 22 Jan 20, 8:47pm -

Modern Survival Blog

  • newWhere To Move If Your State Has Turned Too Far Left?
    Which state offers the best opportunity for the pursuit of life, liberty, and happiness? Are there any left for this pursuit? Or are they all turning "left"?Original source: Where To Move If Your State Has Turned Too Far Left?
    - 16 hours ago 24 Jan 20, 4:35pm -
  • What Size Charge Controller Do I Need For Solar Panels?
    Charge controller sizing for solar panels, watts & amps, how to do it, where it fits in the system, and what it does - what it's there for...Original source: What Size Charge Controller Do I Need For Solar Panels?
    - 2 days ago 23 Jan 20, 6:18pm -
  • How To Survive A Pandemic | Survival Kit Supplies
    A list of items to get you thinking about how to survive a pandemic. The key will be isolating yourself from others - waiting it out. Easier said than done.Original source: How To Survive A Pandemic | Survival Kit Supplies
    - 3 days ago 22 Jan 20, 4:35pm -
  • THMs In Your Drinking Water | What You Can Do About It
    There is a by-product in your drinking water. THMs. It's regulated and limited. However it apparently can cause cancer. Here's how to mitigate it yourself..Original source: THMs In Your Drinking Water | What You Can Do About It
    - 4 days ago 21 Jan 20, 2:18pm -
  • Monday, January 20, 2020 | Your Predictions
    Lets hear your predictions and opinions about what might go down in Richmond, Virginia on 1/20/2020.Original source: Monday, January 20, 2020 | Your Predictions
    - 6 days ago 19 Jan 20, 4:27pm -

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

  • newA Review of Crazy Korean Fermentation Containers & How To Make Kimchi
    Matt and I have grown to like Kimchi but it is really expensive to buy in stores and there is only one or two brands unless you go to a specialty store. In this post, we are going to share … Continued
    - 18 hours ago 24 Jan 20, 2:46pm -
  • newQuarantined: Establishing A Sick Room and Boundaries In The Event Of A Pandemic or Brief Illness
    From regular illness to a full-on the pandemic, knowing how to establish a boundary to keep the disease from spreading to others is important to know. There are various levels of quarantine that must be considered and there are psychological … Cont…
    - 18 hours ago 24 Jan 20, 2:29pm -
  • The Vermont Prepper’s Guide
    Located toward the top of the Appalachian Mountains and blanketed in lush forest, Vermont has a lot to offer in terms of scenery. Apart from the scenic landscape, the Green Mountain State is also home to more than 1 million … Continued
    - 3 days ago 22 Jan 20, 8:00pm -
  • Thoughts On Violence Now and For SHTF
    Over the last few years of writing about prepping, survival, and current events it has come to my attention that a lot of people immediately think violence is the answer. This is across the board too. Men and women are … Continued
    - 3 days ago 22 Jan 20, 4:00pm -
  • Financial System and Transactions In The Aftermath Of Venezuela´s Economic Collapse
    This is an extensive topic. I´ve asked constantly about it all these years after we left (it seems to have been many years ago ☹ ) I´ve been abroad to friends and family. Those receiving the devalued national currency are … Continued
    - 4 days ago 21 Jan 20, 11:00am -

The Survival Mom

  • newJoin my new 5-day Challenge, DO IT NOW 2020
    Are you ready to take action and get your year off on the right prepping foot? Are you tired of just THINKING about what needs to be done to prep your home, your family, and yourself? I have just the antidote for all that! My new 5-day challenge, DO…
    - 17 hours ago 24 Jan 20, 3:39pm -
  • Organize Your Emergency Evacuation in 5 Simple Steps
    It was Day 3 of the flooding following Hurricane Harvey that I finally told my kids, “Get your emergency kits ready to go by the back door. We may have to leave if the flooding gets any closer.” Day by day, hour by hour, floodwaters had crept clo…
    - 13 days ago 12 Jan 20, 1:01pm -
  • 13 Survival Must-Haves You May Not Have Thought Of
    I’ve read dozens, and I mean dozens, of lists telling me everything I need to have with me to survive.  Usually there are no surprises. This list of 13 survival must-haves has some genius suggestions for items your emergency kit might be missing.…
    - 20 days ago 5 Jan 20, 12:47pm -
  • 13 Food Storage New Year’s Resolutions
    This new year, most people are setting goals for health, fitness, money, or organization. However, you may not have thought of adding a resolution about your food storage. Here is a list of 13 Food Storage New Year’s resolutions to help you improve…
    - 22 days ago 3 Jan 20, 1:00pm -
  • Could You Survive TEOTWAWKI in Your State? Here are the 5 Best and Worst States for Survival
    Have you ever wondered how your current home location ranks in terms of survive-ability in case of a major catastrophe? When you consider the possibility of The End Of The World As We Know It (TEOTWAWKI) how survival-friendly is your location? Did th…
    - 26 days ago 30 Dec 19, 12:30pm -

Survival Blog

  • newPreparedness Notes for Saturday — January 25, 2020
    Today is the birthday of celebrated Scottish poet Robert “Bobby” Burns. He was born on January 25, 1759. — Some good news:  Our supply of Waterproof USB SurvivalBlog 2005-2019 Archive sticks has arrived!  Deliveries by mail have begun. But be…
    - 1 hour ago 25 Jan 20, 7:04am -
  • newHome Canning With Reusable Lids, by Michele C.
    Editor’s Introductory Notes: The following instructions work with both Tattler brand canning lids and the more recently-introduced Harvest Guard brand lids. The author uses the term “Tattler” generically, just as some people use the word “Kle…
    - 1 hour ago 25 Jan 20, 7:03am -
  • newEditors’ Prepping Progress
    To be prepared for a crisis, every Prepper must establish goals and make long-term and short-term plans. In this column, the SurvivalBlog editors review their week’s prep activities and planned prep activities for the coming week. These range from…
    - 1 hour ago 25 Jan 20, 7:02am -
  • newThe Editors’ Quote of the Day
    “I was glad when they said unto me, Let us go into the house of the Lord. Our feet shall stand within thy gates, O Jerusalem. Jerusalem is builded as a city that is compact together: Whither the tribes go up, the tribes of the Lord, unto the testim…
    - 1 hour ago 25 Jan 20, 7:01am -
  • Preparedness Notes for Friday — January 24, 2020
    On February 24, 1970 an avalanche took the lives of 29 Swiss Army officers in Reckingen, Switzerland. — A reader wrote to suggest that I re-post some items on surviving a pandemic. Since i plan ahead, there is already a static page for that: Protec…
    - 1 day ago 24 Jan 20, 7:05am -

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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