Welcome to another round of Reader Questions. This time we'll be discussing a two part question about EMPs raised by Bernard: Bernard's EMP Preparedness Question I'm new to prepping. I'd like to get info on: 1. Communication after an EMP and/or 2. How to protect my … [Read more...]
Winter Emergency Supplies: Survival & Prepper Gear for Cold Climates
Not sure if winter's begun to show it's frosty fingertips where you live, but here in Toronto, the weather's slowly begun to take a turn for the colder. Last December, Thomas and I had the misfortune of living through 5 nights and 4 days with no electricity in sub-zero … [Read more...]
A Careful Look at Bugging In VS Bugging Out
No topic has proved as divisive on prepper and survival forums as the choice to bug in or bug out. The reality is that the choice is not always clean cut, and whether you bug in or bug out may actually be forced upon you based on changing environmental … [Read more...]
Advil, Tylenol, or Aspirin?
Since Advil, Tylenol, and Aspirin are all common pain-relieving medications, it can be pretty confusing remembering all the differences between them. While many will admit they know the three medications don't all work the same way, not many can say what the differences … [Read more...]
Stitches, Bandages, or Super Glue?
If, like myself, you frequently enjoy trampling in forests and repeatedly hitting trees with sharp slabs of steel, at one point or another you're going to get a cut or two. Many of these will be no more than scrapes, tiny love bites from recently acquired folding knives or … [Read more...]
5 Steps to Assessing Emergency Situations & Responding Well
Whether we like it or not, emergency situations happen everywhere, no matter which country, state, city, and/or town we find ourselves living in. Although some locations may have more emergency situations occurring than others, there are bound to be car crashes, fires, … [Read more...]
The Ultimate Survival Gear List
Once you've begun to stockpile survival gear, it can be hard to determine what you're missing from your list. As a result, we've taken the time to create as much of a comprehensive list of all the different types of survival gear as possible. Of course, every survivalist … [Read more...]
Electrical Grid Down – No Power in a Canadian Winter
At around 1:00 AM on December 22, 2013, the power in our house went out and did not return for a total of 5 nights and 4 days. Horrifying, since just looking outside our window reminded us the weather wasn't going to go above freezing any time soon. This article explains how … [Read more...]
25 Survival Gear Christmas Stocking Stuffers Under $15!
Okay, so maybe it's a little early to start planning for the upcoming holiday season, but in our household, any excuse to browse through pages of survival gear is an excuse we're not going to pass up! If you're looking for practical gifts to give this Christmas and are on … [Read more...]
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