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Doomsday Preppers and the Top 10 Biggest Threats to America

Doomsday Preppers and the Top 10 Biggest Threats to America

Will it be a solar flare, EMP attack, terrorist attacks with dirty bombs, New Madrid Earthquake, Nuclear War or World War III? Get into the minds of Doomsday Preppers

National Geographic’s television show Doomsday Preppers reveals a growing trend in communities across America: Individuals and entire families “prepping” for a widespread disaster.

Families stockpiling food and water; stockpiling weapons; rehearsing doomsday scenarios with one another. Discussing ways to “bug out” — how to pack and where to travel to should their neighborhood be overrun by looters or simply be in the disaster zone of a radiation cloud resulting from a massive nuclear attack on U.S. soil.

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10 Questions Every Prepper Should Ask BEFORE Going off the Grid

Have you ever considered going off the grid? It’s one of those questions people who are serious about prepping. I’m pretty sure the bears would eat me on day 7, but it never hurts to make a plan in case you have to flee your home in a hurry.

Survival Life, one of the most popular and informative survival websites, joins us today to discuss this. Here are 10 questions they recommend everyone consider before making the leap to live off the grid!

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All bets are off when you venture outside the city limits… read more

Top 10 Natural Anti-Inflammatory Herbs

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By expertprepper.com

Anti-inflammatory herbs are much in news these days due to the various health benefits they possess. Natural supplements and treatments are gaining traction these days due to ever increasing medical costs as well as their benefit of zero side-effects. Over-the-counter prescription drugs are less potent against some health issues and are thus loosing popularity over time. And in a disaster or total collapse of the world as we know it, these herbs could be grown or collected as a secondary source of medical treatment. Here are top 10 natural herbs that have Anti-Inflammatory health benefits.

Don’t Forget Personal Hygiene when Prepping

by Michael Levanduski

When thinking about and planning for emergency situations most people focus on food, water, shelter and protection.  Stocking up on non-perishable foods, plenty of drinking water, a safe place to stay and weapons for protection is essential, but it doesn’t go far enough.  Once you’ve got the essentials stocked up, it is time to start thinking about longer term survival.  What will life be like if, for example, there is a global financial collapse and virtually every business is gone?  What products and services fall in that class of items which isn’t strictly necessary for immediate survival, but is still essential for avoiding sickness and even death within the first couple years after the collapse.

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23 Common Spices That Should Be In Your Pantry Now

By Above Average’ Joe

spicerackMRE’s, mac and cheese, powdered potatoes, and canned vegetables are going to get really old, really fast after the SHTF.

But if you take a little extra time to include herbs, spices, and seasonings into your supply lists, you can completely change the flavor of otherwise bland meals.

I don’t always follow the rules and tend to be a fan of the “throw it in, how bad could it be”cooking method when it comes to spices.

Preparing Your Vehicle For Emergencies

By Suburbanprepper.com

Car breakdown couple calling for road assistanceMany of us living in suburbia that commute to and from work sometimes take for granted one of the most important preps, YOUR CAR.  It is critical that you remember that your vehicle in a survival situation is your shelter and it will protect you from the elements, insects and predators. There has been case after case of people becoming stranded in their vehicle because of a mechanical breakdown, or they took a shortcut, got lost and their vehicle became stuck.

In many of these cases, individuals left their vehicle to find help, and succumbed to hypothermia, dehydration or from injuries. They simply could not find their way back to civilization. Rescue personnel only managed to find an empty vehicle because the occupants decided to abandon their shelter. One of the reasons they may have left their vehicle is because they did not have any provisions such as food,water and blankets.