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Ed That Matters

  • What Fish Can You Get When Bowfishing For Survival? Answers Here!
    Bowfishing is becoming more popular among survivalists and peppers, combining hunting and fishing skills. It’s a great skill to find food if you master it well!  But what are the type of fish you can expect to catch for consumption when in the wa…
    - 67 days ago 14 Jul 20, 2:22am -
  • Why You Need Cats When SHTF
    This is a guest post by Gar Mosey. I have never seen this seriously overlooked issue addressed on any survival/prepping site, so I decided to write this article about Cats When SHTF, complete with my warped sense of humor thrown in for free. With gov…
    - 72 days ago 9 Jul 20, 12:30am -
  • 6 Emergency Preparedness Tips You Need to Know
      Emergency preparedness may invoke images of doomsday preppers building underground bunkers, but it’s not just that. Emergency preparedness means that you’re prepared for whatever happens, whether that be a pandemic illness, hurricane, or power…
    - 91 days ago 19 Jun 20, 7:10pm -
  • Food Choices – Full But Bored! Lesson Learned about Food Storage
    In the ramp-up to the pandemic crisis and shutdown, we watched scores of videos of people panic purchasing rice, beans, and canned chili.  We read countless accounts of rapidly depleting stocks of freeze-dried goods among internet suppliers and othe…
    - 29 May 20, 2:23am -
  • How to Prepare for an Extended Power Outage
      An extended power outage is not an uncommon occurrence, especially during the stormy season. All it takes is one bolt of lightning or downed tree to crash into a power line and plunge your entire neighborhood—or even your entire city—into comp…
    - 7 May 20, 2:10am -

Survival Podcast

  • newEpisode-2734- The Expert Council Show for 9-11-20
    Today on The Survival Podcast the expert panel answers your questions on alternative housing, knives, vehicle maintenance, fuel cans, business, cancer, permaculture, city design and more. Make sure if you submit content for a feedback show that you p…
    - 7 hours ago 18 Sep 20, 4:45pm -
  • newSadaf Sumac – 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 Sadaf Sumac.  Note … Continue reading →The p…
    - 9 hours ago 18 Sep 20, 2:24pm -
  • Episode-2733- The Case for Bantam Chickens
    I put out a little video yesterday about the progress of our Bantam Chickens at Nine Mile Farm.  I just love the personality of these pint sized chickens and they are coming along nicely.  Someone asked this question in the … Continue reading →…
    - 1 day ago 17 Sep 20, 7:17pm -
  • Porter-Cable 9-Inch Pruning Reciprocating Saw Blades – 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 Porter-Cable … Continue reading →The post…
    - 1 day ago 17 Sep 20, 1:40pm -
  • Episode-2732- Open Sourced Software Tools with Jason Van Gumster
    Jason van Gumster does a lot of things. Mostly he make stuff up. He writes, animates, and occasionally teaches. He’s got heavy entrepreneurial tendencies that run nearly as deep as his creative ones, so he has a constant fascination with … Contin…
    - 2 days ago 16 Sep 20, 6:23pm -

Modern Survival Blog

  • new5 Tips For Bug Free Food Storage Of Dry Goods In 5-Gallon Buckets
    How to reduce or eliminate insects and bug infestation in your long term food storage of dry goods like grains, rice, beans, etc.. Original source: 5 Tips For Bug Free Food Storage Of Dry Goods In 5-Gallon Buckets
    - 8 hours ago 18 Sep 20, 3:30pm -
  • Oxygen Absorbers For 5-Gallon Bucket Food Storage
    How many or what size oxygen absorber for long term dry food storage in a Mylar bag fitted in a 5 gallon bucket. Here's the answer... Original source: Oxygen Absorbers For 5-Gallon Bucket Food Storage
    - 2 days ago 17 Sep 20, 11:00am -
  • Gamma Seal Lids – How To Install And Use Them
    How I install Gamma Seal Lids and what I use them for. They're great for 5-gallon buckets (and other sizes) easy access (spin-on/off). Original source: Gamma Seal Lids – How To Install And Use Them
    - 2 days ago 16 Sep 20, 2:10pm -
  • Pet-Ready Emergency Kit – What You Should Have…
    A list of ideas of things to have for your pet emergency kit, in case of disaster or having to evacuate last minute.Original source: Pet-Ready Emergency Kit – What You Should Have…
    - 3 days ago 15 Sep 20, 4:07pm -
  • As The Jury Pool Becomes Increasingly Anti-Police
    The jury will likely become increasingly anti-police as the "social injustice" indoctrination takes root. What will that mean for you?Original source: As The Jury Pool Becomes Increasingly Anti-Police
    - 4 days ago 14 Sep 20, 1:22pm -

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

  • The SHTF Emergency Coffee and Tea Kit
    Coffee and tea are both things that should be in your food stockpile. A short to long emergency can be hard enough without being forced to do without something you are used to having. Consider that coffee and tea are … Continued
    - 74 days ago 6 Jul 20, 7:37pm -
  • The Fall Onion and Garlic Planner
    Onions are found in practically any type of cooking. They can have a big range of flavors. In our household, a lot of recipes start with chopping an onion. On top of having a lot of flavor, onions and garlic … Continued
    - 77 days ago 3 Jul 20, 7:15pm -
  • Comfort Foods From Food Storage
    “Jim, I had a big pot of dry beef gravy on the stove and my boss was coming down to see how breakfast was going. I couldn’t get it to thicken up! I was the new manager in the kitchen … Continued
    - 79 days ago 1 Jul 20, 7:32pm -
  • A Review of The Prepper’s Medical Handbook
    It is always great to get a book to review. The area of prepper medicine doesn’t actually have a ton of dedicated books written by actual doctors. While I am not saying that you have to have a major medical … Continued
    - 80 days ago 30 Jun 20, 12:00pm -
  • Juice Options For Short To Long Term Stockpiles
    We use juices for all kinds of things in the kitchen. From using as a base for sauces to adding to smoothies, juice has a lot to offer. While so many might think of juice as just something that you … Continued
    - 81 days ago 29 Jun 20, 2:05pm -

The Survival Mom

  • Gardening In Late Summer and Fall

    - 14 days ago 4 Sep 20, 2:00pm -
  • Last-Minute Hurricane Prepping
    As I sit here on the humid, warm day, awaiting the arrival of Hurricane Laura, still out in the Gulf, still not quite an official hurricane, I’ve been going through all our preps, wondering, “Is there something I’ve missed?” Hurricane preppin…
    - 25 days ago 24 Aug 20, 7:40pm -
  • The 16-Second Survival Breath
    When I think about it, I still get a queasy feeling in my stomach from a scenario several years ago when I was forced to put into practice survival breathing. It was a sunny day in Baltimore, and I was returning home from a business trip. I had passe…
    - 51 days ago 29 Jul 20, 1:32pm -
  • TEOTWAWKI has finally arrived
    This past spring while America was busy shopping for toilet paper and hand sanitizer, and panicking at their shortages, TEOTWAWKI happened. The End Of The World As We Know It arrived. It slipped right past us while we were all distracted, but make no…
    - 59 days ago 21 Jul 20, 7:15pm -
  • The Best Strategy for Homeschooling When Life Gets Hard
    Any homeschooling mom who tells you that homeschooling is a breeze is selling you a bag of goods. After homeschooling two kids from kindergarten through high school, well, let’s just say I’ve earned every gray hair on my head! I’ve learned that…
    - 98 days ago 12 Jun 20, 9:15pm -

Survival Blog

  • newPreparedness Notes for Friday — September 18, 2020
    Rosh Hashanah begins at sundown tonight (Friday, 18 September 2020) and ends at sunset on Sunday. I pray that it is meaningful for everyone. Pray, repent, repair relationships, repay debts, return borrowed items, and make amends! — Today is coincid…
    - 17 hours ago 18 Sep 20, 7:04am -
  • newFinishing an 80% AR Lower Receiver – Part 1, by 2A Advocate
    Editor’s Introductory Notes: This is a three-part article. Consult your state and local laws before buying any 80%-complete lower receivers. Proceed with caution. Remember the eternal rule of machining:  You can take metal away, but you can’t pu…
    - 17 hours ago 18 Sep 20, 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. Most of these items are from the “tangibles he…
    - 17 hours ago 18 Sep 20, 7:02am -
  • newThe Editors’ Quote of the Day:
    “Beware whenever you hear the word “activist.” Activist judges, activist clergymen, activist journalists, and activist politicians all share one thing in common: They have consciously decided to abandon the truth in favor of enforcing their pol…
    - 17 hours ago 18 Sep 20, 7:01am -
  • Preparedness Notes for Thursday — September 17, 2020
    Today, September 17th, we celebrate Constitution Day in these United States. — SurvivalBlog Writing Contest Today we present another entry for Round 90 of the SurvivalBlog non-fiction writing contest. The prizes for this round include: First Prize:…
    - 2 days ago 17 Sep 20, 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

  • newLet The Exodus Begin: New Jersey Raises Tax On Millionaires
    In the latest suicidal move by New Jersey, the state which after Illinois is in the direst of financial straits and has the second-lowest credit rating in the nation...The post Let The Exodus Begin: New Jersey Raises Tax On Millionaires first appear…
    - 1 hour ago 18 Sep 20, 10:30pm -
  • newIranian President: The U.S. Will Suffer A Humiliating Defeat This Weekend
    Speaking in a Wednesday cabinet session, President Hassan Rouhani said Washington failed in its attempts to reinstate a United Nations arms embargo as well as international sanctions on Iran, and these failures amount to major victories for Iran. Rou…
    - 6 hours ago 18 Sep 20, 5:30pm -
  • newRAY DALIO IS DANGEROUS!
    Are there people on YouTube or other platforms that YOU'RE ADDICTED to and love every word coming out of their mouths? When I ask around, many tell me that Ray Dalio is a favorite of theirs, or Howard Marks or Jeff Gundlach.The post RAY DALIO IS DAN…
    - 11 hours ago 18 Sep 20, 12:30pm -
  • HIT PLAY: BUCKLE UP – PARABOLIC MOVE IMMINENT!
    I want you to understand that stocks have MUCH MORE appreciation ahead of them, as a whole. What you'll see below is that households STILL OWN about a fifth of their wealth IN BONDS!The post HIT PLAY: BUCKLE UP – PARABOLIC MOVE IMMINENT! first app…
    - 1 day ago 17 Sep 20, 10:30pm -
  • DoD ADMITS Directed Energy Weapons Are IN USE, Eludes To WAR
    The Department of Defense has admitted that directed energy weapons are in use.  Defense Secretary Dr. Mark T. Esper said at the Air Force Association's Virtual Air, Space & Cyber Conference that America's air, space, and cyber warriors "will be at…
    - 1 day ago 17 Sep 20, 8:00pm -

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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