How To Tie A Square Knot

How To Tie A Square Knot

One of the most useful knots to learn how to make, or tie, is a square knot. It is the type of knot that fastens two lengths of rope, or string, together. It is a knot that will not slip in most cases. It is not a knot to depend on with your life, but…

Preparedness Items For Social Unrest

Preparedness Items For Social Unrest

There are many survival preparedness items that you can store now, to be used later, or to be carried with you for preparedness sake, as insurance for varying degrees of an emergency. The following are suggested items that you can store and have ready for… Social Unrest, Social Upheaval, Social Chaos, Riots Before determining what…

Camouflage Patterns, US Military

Camouflage Patterns, US Military

In nature, there are strong needs for animals to blend into their environment or conceal their shape. To avoid predators and for predators to be able to sneak up on prey. Natural camouflage is a way that animals meet these needs. There are a number of methods of doing so. One is for the animal…

Atlantic Magnetic Anomaly Signaling Disaster?

Atlantic Magnetic Anomaly Signaling Disaster?

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Geophysical Data Center reveals a magnetic crustal field model of the earth which shows a magnetic anomaly in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic, which when coupled with other local data, raises an eyebrow of wonder… There are a number of…

State Income Tax Comparison

State Income Tax Comparison

State Income Tax Table 2010 Individual Tax Rates (percentage) Rounded to the nearest tenth Not including whatever state deductions that may exist Although New Hampshire and Tennessee are listed as zero income tax, they do tax on interest and dividend income at 5% and 6% respectively. Three income levels were chosen. A lower-than-average income, a…

China: Cutting Edge EMP Weapons

China: Cutting Edge EMP Weapons

China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) are developing state of the art cutting-edge EMP weapons (electromagnetic pulse) to ensure supremacy in that area, reported by ‘Focus Taiwan News Channel’. The China Times also reveals that China’s Ministry of National Defense is developing non-nuclear high-power EMP weapons (2011 defense report), and anonymous MND sources are saying that…

US Power Grid

US Power Grid

US Power Grid In the context of modern survival, electricity (the lack thereof) is near the top of the list of risks to our way of life, as it feeds systems that the majority of the population rely upon for their very survival. If you really stop and think about the essence of what would…

Chain Reaction Dam Burst to Split Heartland USA?

Chain Reaction Dam Burst to Split Heartland USA?

Is the Missouri River, the longest in the United States at 2,321 miles long, about to suffer a chain reaction failure beginning at the monolithic Fort Peck Dam in Montana, which itself is 21,026 feet long, 250 feet tall, and the largest earth-filled dam in the world? The massive reservoir behind the world’s largest earth…

10 Global Disasters

10 Global Disasters

Guest Note: by P.T. If you factor all the probable events that would cause global effects, you may end up with a list as follows. 10. A star 3.5 light years away going supernova (gamma ray burst) 9. Massive CME from Sun 8. Methane deposits causing rapid warming 7. Middle East war (non nuke) 6.North…

Bug-Out with Tent? Trailer? Other?

Bug-Out with Tent? Trailer? Other?

Guest Post: by Hal Modern motor homes can cost several thousand dollars. Travel trailers, especially some of the fifth wheelers can go for the price of an inexpensive home. With the slide-outs and other amenities they will provide a high level of luxury to the owner. But, they are not realistic answers to a survival…