The essence of survival is not surviving. It is living a better life. Even if its just packing a basic wilderness survival kit in case you get lost in the woods, the point is that its always about getting to somewhere better. I think that a lot of “survivalists” or “preppers” have been getting burnout […]
Here is a video I made on a practical project I did on how to make your own garden boxes with scavenged wood. I also published an instructable on it here. Garden box from pallets. Here is the video. Give it a try and have fun!
One of the most underrated survival skills is salvaging / scavenging. Prepping can be expensive. One of the ways to reduce the cost of this is to scavenge what you need to build certain systems such as garden boxes or raised beds. There are a lot of resources thrown away out there every day. This […]
Like it or not, people are driven by their emotions. Some people acknowledge and accept that fact, others however live in denial. It is those people that you should be worried about as they tend to hide their emotions behind “logic.” The biggest emotion that drives people is fear of loss. Fear drives the stock […]
When setting up your survival system, you must prioritize what you need and in what order to obtain it. Unless you are independently wealthy, you will probably need to put together one piece at a time. Most survivalists go by the “rule of three” which states that you can survive 3 minutes without oxygen, 3 […]
Everyone knows more and more goods are available from foreign countries than ever before. I personally do not have anything against free trade, in fact that is one reason there is so much potential for prosperity in the world. The problem I have is when the trading becomes one-sided. The U.S. exports $1.838 trillion per […]
I’d like to continue with my discussion of food storage that I started in my top 10 food items to store post. This time, I’d like to share techniques for food preservation as well as what to store. I’ll be posting a lot of youtube links because I have found several other preppers who […]
Survivalize has a youtube channel now, http://www.youtube.com/survivalizer I just uploaded 5 new videos today, including prepping on the cheap, basic wilderness survival kit, and tactical utility belt. Come check it out.
1. Honey Honey is one of the best foods you can have in a long term survival situation. For this to be true, it has to be raw or at least relatively unprocessed. The carbohydrates in honey are divided fairly equally between glucose and fructose. The separated sugars bond with water instead of each other […]