Uncommon wisdom for dangerous times

As a prepper, you never know when cooking efficiently is going to be more important than relying on natural resources such as solar power or campfires.

According to John Leach, 80% of disaster victims freeze up in emergencies, taking no action at all. Having a plan makes you three times more likely to survive...

And while there are plenty of books and resources on the Internet that tell you how to “do” off-grid living, there isn’t a whole lot on how to “prepare”.

No matter what the SHTF event might be, if it becomes a threat to the physical integrity and overall, the well-being of your family, you will have to act.

If you aren’t already armed, you should be. If you don’t have enough ammo, buy some more. Spend enough time at your local shooting range to become proficient.

Social distancing, or stay-safe-at-home, has been the clarion call for most governments and health organizations all over the world for the better part of the year 2020. But then there […]...

Just because you can’t drink urine, it doesn’t mean it’s worthless. There are many uses for it, and urine has been used successfully for centuries when SHTF.

When all is said and done, there are hundreds to thousands of plants that you may feel belong in a survival garden. Choosing just a handful is necessary...

The easiest way to start a bay tree is to buy a plant. Your local garden center or herb nursery may carry a bay laurel, and some are available online.

I’ve already self-quarantined twice; the first time because I had what turned out to be the flu and the second time because a relative was potentially infected.

It is therapeutic to subject oneself to the solitude of the wilderness. It will go a long way in providing a fresh perspective to appreciating what you have.

CBD is one of the active compounds of a plant, it can work for common disorders, but, for the rest, we must wait for the commitment of science and medicine.

Any effort you spend now will save you a lot of time during a real emergency, and you may circumvent having to take some decisions that are hard to live with.

The pandemic has slapped the world with a truth bomb: no matter who you are or where you are from, you cannot escape the reality of this alarming crisis.

Should the U.S. go down, it will rise again; perhaps not as the United States of America, but as something else. It might even be several different nations.

Your local garden center may also carry holy basil plants in the spring. If you can’t find a plant locally, they can also be bought online year-round.

It's a shame that American folks have to deal with these pathetic scammers and criminals on top of all the problems brought about by the coronavirus pandemic.

Cooking for survival purposes can be different from regular cooking in many aspects. You may be more interested in conserving as much fuel as possible.

Plan things properly and consider the last advice when thinking about taking a stand. It will put things in perspective, and you will figure out your chances.

Us seeing the police and government officials abandon part of a city, turning it over to what has now been labeled a terrorist group, is mind-boggling.