Let’s cover some methods to generate energy and provide power, and discuss the positive and negative aspects of each one.
In the event of a grid failure, would you be prepared? Many who prep save extra food and water, but have no idea what actually going “off the grid” would entail. But there are some tips and tricks to preparing so you don’t find yourself or your family at the whims of those currently running the political system.
Pressing your own vegetable oils is a sustainable way to ensure you have this recommended pantry staple for long-term use.
Alcohol is a very valuable commodity that has many uses now and will be invaluable during a long-term disaster. When used responsibly and safely, it can give you a powerful edge with everything from powering engines, to making medicines and even starting a fire.
Researcher have now paired a solar-powered catalyzing device with genetically engineered bacteria to convert water and carbon dioxide into fuel. The system has been dubbed the bionic leaf!
If only there was a cheap and simple way to supplement a solar panel array on those cloudy days.
When the lights go out, you want to make sure these off-grid light sources are primed and ready to go!
If approached with respect and moderation, our gadgets can make a huge difference in any survival situation.
Whether a person is planning for a hurricane, EMP or TEOTWAWKI, electricity or lack there of, will pose a problem to those that are not prepared. Off grid refrigeration could be the solution!
It’s capable of cooking at night or in inclement weather, and only needs about 2 hours of sunlight to heat up.
Having a plan and a supply of food is well and good. But it’s the skills and ingenuity that will help you thrive and stay alive. Here are 7 ways to use items around your home to survive.
Consider the engine overhaul on that early-model vehicle, and you’ll save money in the long run, and keep that anonymity that you so desperately desire as a prepper and survivalist. The key is the good mechanic.
Ready Nutrition guys and gals, this article is being posted to address questions posed by one of the readers, as well as any others who might want to know about batteries for use with solar panels.
So many of us have become accustomed to the convenience of electricity that we’ve forgotten how to get along without it.
Learning how to make alternative fuel sources using the items you have around is an essential survival skill to learn.
The current world is at it’s peak as far as consumption is concerned. With our finite resources, it’s time we begin exploring alternatives.
Having a running vehicle is a huge advantage during any grid-down scenario, and you’ll be one of the lucky few working vehicle, long after Mad Max runs out of gas.
If you find yourself living through a long term disaster, where the new way of life is living off the grid, then the sooner you can begin learning creative solutions to adapt to this way of life, the better off you will be.
Solar power is a huge untapped energy source that can be used to dry foods, heat water, dry laundry and create electricity.
Earthquakes have a tendency to wreak havoc everywhere they arise. Knowing what to do, before a disaster such as this ensues, will ensure that you will be able handle these types of emergencies if they happen to come your way.
Will your canned food supply still be good when a disaster arises and you need to start popping them open and consuming the contents?
The key to preparing for a hurricane is being organized with your supplies at the ready and the knowledge of how to use them and when you will use them.
Anyone who had the displeasure of evacuating is aware of the frustration and heightened stress levels you experience. Having a vehicle that is well stocked and evacuation ready is your ticket to a less chaotic and stressful encounter. Here are 5 ways to keep your vehicle evacuation ready.
In a long-term emergency where society has collapsed, you’ll want to save that ammo and rely on ancient weapons in times that their silent employ could very well mean the difference between life and death.
In a crisis situation there’s a good chance the grid is going to be down. The refrigerator and air conditioning will not be working and excessive heat can be dangerous for the elderly, the very young and for many with chronic medical conditions.
Regarding the plant kingdom, there’s a fine line between foraging for food and unknowingly causing your own demise.
Many see storing food as a necessary investment for themselves and their family. Knowing which foods to store and how long they will last are the key elements to making the most on a food investment. These 11 food items can last a lifetime if properly stored.
These five simple security measures will ensure your home stays out of the watchful eye of an intruder.
Free disaster evacuation checklist to help keep the evacuation process running smoothly.