How to Make Your Own Survival Food (MREs) for Cheap

bug out bag food ideas

Before we get into how you can make your own Meals Ready to Eat (MREs) for survival, let’s take a second to clarify what survival food is. It sure isn’t a bunch of non-perishables that you stockpile in your pantry! While it is definitely good practice to stockpile non-perishables, these aren’t going to help you … Read more

Survival Food List: What You Need to Stockpile

Canned food

The term “survival food” is actually really generic. What are we talking about surviving through?

Is the survival food supposed to get us through a 3 day blizzard?

Or how about a month-long power outage?

Or what if there is a disaster which causes us to flee from our homes and Bug Out in the wilderness?

Each of these situations is going to require different types of survival foods.

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What is a Faraday Cage and Will It Really Protect Your Devices

Tesla coils

You can’t see them, but there are electromagnetic waves all around us. They are created by the Earth’s magnetic fields. They are also emitted from many of the devices we use, such as radios and cellphones. While electromagnetic waves by themselves don’t pose a threat, they can be manipulated by thieves. In the case of … Read more

Why All Preppers Should Go Low-Tech Now

going low tech

I recently went camping with a neighbor who had previously boasted about his wilderness skills. When we arrived at base camp, I got a good laugh at some of the gear he brought out: a solar charge for his phone, a pressure shower, a handpress espresso machine…

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