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First Aid: How To Stop Bleeding

September 23, 2014, by Ken Jorgustin


The most common and practical First Aid skill to know is ‘how to stop bleeding‘.

Bleeding usually looks worse than it really is. Having said that though, when a large blood vessel is cut or torn, the person can lose a lot of blood within minutes.

Here’s how to stop the bleeding:

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Keep A Corded Phone If You Have A Land-Line

September 23, 2014, by Ken Jorgustin


If you are of a preparedness mindset, and if you still have ‘land-line’ phone service, you really should consider getting your hands on an old-fashioned corded phone that doesn’t have electronics requiring that it be plugged in to power it…

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Survival Preparedness Resources

September 22, 2014, by Ken Jorgustin


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Or survival gear from Tom over at, a leading supplier of military 550 paracord (made-in-the-USA), LifeStraw, water filters, ‘fish’ antibiotics for SHTF —

Or maybe you’re a coffee drinker wishing to add Green Coffee Beans to your food storage from – who specializes in long term coffee storage —

Or maybe you’re looking to preserve some of your wealth by purchasing physical silver from or from any of our other supporting precious metals vendors —

Or maybe you’re simply interested in all sorts and varieties of preparedness resources and supplies to become better prepared – from suppliers such as Emergency Essentials, Survival Based, Camping Survival …

The following vendors who advertise on Modern Survival Blog, offer an array of preparedness products that you may be interested in as you continue your prepping.

Updated: SEP 22, 2014
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Best Wood For Heating

September 22, 2014, by Ken Jorgustin


Have you ever wondered what is the best wood to use for heating and burning in a wood stove? Ever wondered how much heat that a particular wood species will provide when burned?

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Houston – We Have a Problem

September 21, 2014, by Ken Jorgustin


Set the stage:

The $hit has hit the fan. The dollar has collapsed and is now worth half what it was just 6 months ago. The reasons for the collapse are not relevant any more. Most people don’t understand why it happened, and are now truly in dire straights. They are just trying to survive.

The DOW has collapsed to 5,000, gold is now $5,000 an ounce, unemployment has soared to 35%, and those that are still working are sinking fast while food and energy prices skyrocket. Nearly all investments have gone bust.

Most people are in despair having lost most of the value in their 401K retirement plans. The crash of 2008 was miniscule in comparison to what has just happened…

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Human Zombies Unaware Of The Real World

September 20, 2014, by Ken Jorgustin


How often have you seen this… head down – in their smartphone – texting – while crossing the street – driving their car – at the dinner table – in a meeting – in the bathroom… ?

An apparent human Zombie.

They’ve been walking around the streets for quite some time – a human sub species of Zombies…

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Proof The Only Thing That Matters Is WHO COUNTS THE VOTES

September 19, 2014, by Ken Jorgustin


It matters not who you vote for, what matters is WHO COUNTS THE VOTES.

Here’s apparent proof – based on the recent elections in Scotland for independence.

You think it doesn’t happen here?

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