How to Survive Societal Collapse in Suburbia

By KEITH O’BRIEN Published: November 16, 2012 On a clear morning in May, Ron Douglas left his home in exurban Denver, eased into his Toyota pickup truck and drove to a business meeting at a Starbucks. Douglas, a bearded bear of a man, ordered a venti double-chocolate-chip Frappuccino — “the girliest drink ever,” he called […] Read more »

8 Military Bug Out Vehicles you can own

These Vehicles are for those people with some extra cash lying around, I’m not one of them, but I’m sure there’s a few out there somewhere. These Vehicles will help you get out of the heavily congested urban areas, past the traffic jams and out eventually into the country. Here’s a couple to start with […] Read more »

Native American Survival Skills

Native Americans over the centuries learned many skills that allowed them to survive and live off the land without many of the conveniences that we have now,  and without the conveniences of the pioneers that settled the land 200 years ago.   It has been said that knowledge is power, and that applies to any […] Read more »

The last bullet you’ll ever need

This is a pretty cool video, may the Lord have mercy on anyone who finds themselves on the wrong end of this bullet. This is the last bullet you’ll ever need — watch and see the technology for yourself Gun owners who prefer a hollow point design to a full metal jacket might have found […] Read more »

11 Things to Consider When Buying a Firearm

Download these tips today! When in the market for a handgun, there are many things to consider, and first-time buyers are often too intimidated to ask the questions that really matter. The process of choosing the right handgun can be complex, but it doesn’t have to be a challenge. Springfield Armory® created this e-book to help […] Read more »

Is your Bug Out Bag Going to Get You Killed?

By Pat Henry on May 11, 2013@prepperjournal A bug out bag is designed in theory to give you everything you may need to live for at least 72 hours outside of your home and should be considered as part of any comprehensive plan for disaster or true preparedness.  The tendency with bug out bags is […] Read more »

Sustainable Off Grid Living In A Safari Tent

Nice tent, if your going to live in the outdoors might as well be comfortable. Do you love going into the middle of nature for longer than a short weekend? If you’re among those who enjoy going to the mountain or the forest for adventures, not just relaxation, then the Barebones Safari Tent (<- available here) is […] Read more »

Do You Really Need An AR-15 When the SHTF?

Nice information to have in a pinch. There are two groups of people reading this:  those that think you’ll need an AR-15 or two and those that think one is totally unnecessary. Let’s explore some scenarios. Maybe some thinking along different lines will help you to make your own decision. Scenario One  Let’s first operate under […] Read more »


PREPARING SOME NECESSITIES FOR QUICK ACTION When an emergency strikes you may be forced to leave your home and have only enough time to grab the family and your evacuation-kit. There is a good chance that you may not be able to return for a few days and that outside help may not be available for days. 1. Store […] Read more »

How to make a simple olive oil lamp

One of the must-have items to keep in your home or pack in your main bugout bag is olive oil. Ounce per ounce, it’s hard to beat the amount of calories it packs that can keep you alive in a survival situation (119 calories in each teaspoon) so I always keep a small vial in […] Read more »