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What Essential Oils Kill Viruses: Heal Without a Prescription

It would sound like mumbo jumbo if you grew up in a house where the doctors’ office had the final say in all medicinal treatment. However, you can treat viruses with essential oils. Medical science is a wonder, but what will you do when society as we know it collapses? The supplies of medicine would run out soon enough. Gardens …

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Is it Okay to Leave a Generator Running All Night: Know Before You Need It

Every preparedness guru knows that you need a generator. Unless you are prepared to live without power, a sound generator is essential to your emergency plans. However, buying one isn’t enough. If you’re anything like me, then operating your first generator safely can be a challenge. Fortunately, I’ve had them for years now, and I’ve learned more than a little …

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Is it Safe to Eat Snow When Thirsty: Myth-Busted

The car broke down, and it’s snowing. You’re far from the nearest town, and there’s no sign of any houses nearby. Hopefully, you’ve got help coming, and a way to stay warm, but what if you get dehydrated? You eat some snow… don’t you? Sorting the facts from fiction when it comes to survival can be difficult, but I’ve got …

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Are Bowie Knives Good for Survival: Find Out Now

The Bowie Knife is a staple of every western outlaw fantasy for a good reason. Modern bowies are similar to those of legend. Unfortunately, history is convoluted. The clipped point and cross guard make the style one with which most people are familiar. You’re probably thinking of adding one to your EDC or other survival gear. I highly recommend it. …

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Difference Between an Alternator and a Generator: Learn the Facts

Being new to prepping is daunting. It seems like everyone has things all worked out, and you don’t yet, but you’re not alone. Every newbie prepper feels this way. When confronted with issues like alternators and generators, it gets confusing. Although it takes time to get your preparations in order, I can help you sort out this power source question …

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Powdered Milk for Camping: Learn the Facts

Your backpack is almost packed and ready to go. Camping is on the menu, but what foods do you need to stay healthy? Not so long ago, Gatorade powder was all the rage, and I’m not discouraging you from adding some to your hydration plans, but carrying some powdered milk is also an excellent idea. Especially if you’re not a …

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Does Whiskey Help a Toothache: A Surprising Truth

Society has crumbled, and you have a toothache. Surely this is the time to use great grandpappy’s whiskey. At least, that’s what you’ve probably heard. Some traditional remedies genuinely are the best choice, especially in emergencies. Unfortunately, as much as I’d like to tell you to have a shot, it’s not what you need. I’ll help you discover why, and …

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How to Evade Capture: Stay Safe

You don’t want to be incarcerated, or trapped when the SHTF. That will reduce your survival chances to a joke. At the same time, you don’t want to panic and lose your job, friends, and house if it’s no big deal. Paranoia and lack of vigilance are two extremes that severely impact your survival. How do you know when to …

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Is Butane Gas Safe to Use Indoors

The world ended, or you’re just in quarantine, and suddenly the power goes off. It’s not a big deal if the weather is mild, but things in your refrigerator are going to spoil if someone doesn’t fix the problem soon. Hopefully, if you’re off-grid, then you have a root cellar or backup generator. However, cooking some of that bacon is …

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What Does Surge Watts Mean On A Generator: Never Go Out Of Power

When you decide to buy a generator, you’re going to have more questions than answers. There are too many things that you need to know and not that many people willing to answer. For instance, many people want to know what does surge watts mean on a generator or what are the continuous watts. These are crucial things that you …