Note: Harold was a beloved contributor to SCP who was targeted by some youths who threw a fire bomb at his home, which burned, and he and his wife barely escaped with their lives. This wasn't the first incident in that town, but hopefully it will be the last. Harold is sharing with us an update and … [Read more...] about My House Was Bombed By Teenagers – Insurance Was A Nightmare
When the power goes out in a community for an extended period of time, there are many people who find themselves feeling very vulnerable. Without power, the lights will not work, most security systems only work for a short period of time, and there are numerous breaking and enterings that occur … [Read more...] about Should Preppers Consider Kevlar Body Armor?
Although some may argue from my point-of-view firearms and preparedness absolutely go together. From talking to many readers of this site and others there are people out there getting involved in prepping and have NEVER shot a firearm. They are uncomfortable with firearms and often do not know … [Read more...] about Firearms: A Major Part of Preparedness
Unless you’re fond of shooting out someone’s eye, regularly cleaning your shotgun is a must. Granted, not every speck of dirt, gunk, rust or grime may have the power to mess up your gun badly enough to blind someone, but three major dangers can quickly evolve into hazardous situations. The … [Read more...] about Top 3 Pitfalls of Not Properly Cleaning Your Shotgun
I have a lot of personal information such as credit card statements, bank statements, sales receipts, bills of sale, paper checks, personal information, computer printouts, etc. on paper. I had been throwing away all of this paperwork in the trash. I realized that anyone could read these items … [Read more...] about Protect Yourself from Identity Theft with These 3 Paper Shredders
Peter Larson, a Utah survivalist with a home and family, gave CNN a tour of his elaborate $65,000 bunker he built in the mountains in preparation for what he called "the last days." There are even developers building luxury underground condos inside abandoned missile silos that stretch 175 feet … [Read more...] about How To Build A Backyard Bunker (secrets from a $65,000 Build)