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The Big Blackout: Why I’m Going Low-Tech to Prep for an EMP

Why I am going low tech to prep for an EMP

When things change dramatically, perhaps we should accept the change and adapt to it, instead of trying to maintain the illusion that everything is the same.

How to Make Homemade Ice Cream with a Mixer

How to make homemade ice cream with a mixer

If you have a hand mixer, homemade ice cream can be yours!

The Unsustainable Absurdity of the Average American Diet

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We eat blueberries in December and drink pumpkin spice lattes in the summer. We eat tropical fruit with Midwestern grains. Without the transportation system, there would be absolutely no rhyme or reason to our “normal” diets.

Worried about a Health Crisis Caused by Immigrant Kids? Mainstream Says You’re “Hysterical” and “Fear-Mongering”

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Despite H1N1, measles, scabies, and tuberculosis, you’re just an anti-immigrant bigot if you’re concerned about disease.

Interview with Survival Prepper Joe

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I recently had the opportunity to chat with Joe Touchstone of Survival Prepper Joe. I really enjoyed revisiting how I got started prepping and how the website came to be.

How to Still Be Chill Without a Refrigerator

How to be chill without a refrigerator

Looking for a fun way to spend the hottest week of the summer thus far? Going without a working refrigerator is NOT it.

The Heat is On: How to Stay Cool without Air Conditioning

How to stay cool without air conditioning

All across the country, the mercury is climbing…and staying there, way up at the top of the thermometer. But running an air conditioner at full blast to combat the heat can be very expensive, and for those of us on a budget, the resulting bill can be crippling.

This Week’s Harvest: Strawberries

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Strawberry season is in full swing. Now is the time to stock up on those delicious vivid red berries! Learn how (and why) to grow them, wash them, and preserve them!

Quiz: Will You Survive When the SHTF?

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Do you have the skills, knowledge, and supplies to survive?

30 Signs That You’re One of Those “Crazy Preppers”

30 Signs That You Are One of Those Crazy Preppers

Here are the top 30 signs, should you ever be the subject of a nationwide manhunt, that you too will be considered a “Crazy Prepper on the Loose”.

How to Survive Skyrocketing Meat Prices (Without Becoming a Vegetarian)

How to Survive Skyrocketing Meat Prices Without Becoming a Vegetarian

Do escalating meat prices mean that you have to become a vegetarian? Does it mean that you have to eschew healthy hormone-free meats and go with the toxic grocery store offerings? Not at all.

The Austerity Diaries: How Saving Money Is Better Than Earning It

How Saving Money Is Better Than Earning It

The best way to save money is to spend time.

5 Reasons You Should Be Preparing

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If there is one thing we can say about our current economic, financial, social and political climate it’s that we have entered an era in human history of total unpredictability.