Calling BS on Commercial “Survival” Tools

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By Wyzyrd – Editor-at-Large.

Now, I do like my Gerber multi-tools. I have a few, and they’re always close at hand. Multi-taskers are generally a good thing. Sometimes, we must all harken back to the late Robert Heinlein’s words...

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Preparedness Month: How to Reconnect with Your Family After a Disaster


Your family may not be together when a disaster happens. It is recommended to plan NOW – rather than wonder who will do what, where, and when later.

Some questions to ask and to make sure that you plan provides the answers:

  • How will family members g...
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Survival Supplies at the Dollar Store


I originally wrote this post over at It still holds true today – maybe even more so...

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Bewildered by Evil


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Unless your living in a vacuum or a totally off grid home on the side of a mountain somewhere you are likely well aware of the state of the world right now. There has always been evil in the world since the serpent entered the Garden. In ...

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Spirituality: 2 of 8

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Spirituality: A deep sense of connectedness to God through being in touch with the land and with nature

by Harriet, Editor-At-Large

The church has usually promoted the way to God as being through scripture reading, attending services and private pray...

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2-way Hand Held Communication Primer


Below is a guest article from Justus at Centerfire Antenna. If you have an interest in HAM radio’s or 2 way communication – contact these guys – they know their stuff. This article was originally published at ModernSurvivalOnline...

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Prepper Defined

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It’s September 11th – and we are not living in a safe world

September 11th, 2001 was a day that many of us will never forget. Unfortunately  I believe the vast majority of American’s in fact have forgotten – or maybe “dismissed” would be a better word...

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X1.6 CME Currently Headed Towards Earth!

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In case you missed it…..


This past Sunday’s Q&A post got quite a response. Thank You Everyone!!! I selected a few responses to republish to celebrate the pro-activeness of our readers preparedness mindset and being ready….”just in case”:

Granny C commented……

“Sounds like a...

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Video of the Week: Cheap Medical and Prepping Supplies! COSTCO Baby!

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Another featured video from YouTube. From preparedness to frugality, from gardening to self-reliance – YouTube has an enormous amount of information available.

Here is but a small piece we hope you find interesting, informative, and maybe even tho...

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Free Online Preparedness Training……


This was originally promoted over at ModernSurvivalOnline. I wanted to pass on some information on free preparedness training that can be taken online. This training is provided by the NC Center for Public Health Preparedness.

Topics for study includ...

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Share your knowledge


Hello folks – 

We are running very low on posts to I am putting the call out to all of you. If you have some special knowledge, thoughts, experiences which to share – please send them in...

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Building and Operating a Makeshift Wood Oven


The following article was originally published back in July of 2011 – it can be seen in its original form HERE. This is another examples of some of the best articles published over the past few years on ModernSurvivalOnline.   – – Rourke


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Sunday Self-Reliance Share and Q & A

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A web-based community focused on a self-reliant, preparedness lifestyle.

Seasoned Citizen Prepper is a site devoted to the older prepper that believes in prudent, practical preparedness...

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Lord of Trust by Gary Bertnick

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Tried, tested and proven true
Beyond any doubt in a human mind renewed
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Why NOT to Wear Antiperspirant/Deodorant

breast cancer diagramI have two friends who are going through Chemo in their 60s for breast cancer. One is female and one is male. They both shared this graphic on Facebook and I haven’t touch an antiperspirant/deodorant stick since!

Are the toxins in these hygiene produ...

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Spirituality: 1 of 8


Spirituality by Harriet, Editor-At-Large

As I look back in my life I have always been driven to have a strong sense of spirituality.

When I went to theological college I really wanted to understand what spirituality meant within the tradition...

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Preparing Makes Sense – Get Ready Now!

FEMA Circle is actively participating in National Preparedness Month and helping to disseminate FEMA Preparedness Information through

Have peace of mind when a disaster strikes and create your evacuation and emergency commun...

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Chicken Humor!

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Family Communications: Commuter Emergency Plan

FEMA Circle is actively participating in National Preparedness Month and helping to disseminate FEMA Preparedness Information through

How To reconnect with your family after a disaster...

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Frugal Cooking

By GrammaMary,

In line with the money saving tips post I offer this web site.  A while ago I began to wonder…...

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Family Communications: Kids

FEMA Circle is actively participating in National Preparedness Month and helping to disseminate FEMA Preparedness Information through

Communicating with your friends and family when a disaster occurs is important to make sur...

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Video of the Week: Vermiculture and Homesteading


I’ve been researching vermiculture (and somehow lost it all #!&@#!), but this is the BEST video I have come across on vermiculture on the homestead. Enjoy!

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Family Communication: Parents

FEMA Circle is actively participating in National Preparedness Month and helping to disseminate FEMA Preparedness Information through

Learn How To reconnect with your family after a disaster.

How will you reconnect with e...

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