My bucket list…….

August 31, 2015 Rourke 9

Back in 2011 I wrote about my bucket list. In case you don’t know – a Bucket List is a list of things that you want to do before you…..”kick the bucket“. There was a […]

Dehydrated Meals Can Be Delicious

August 29, 2015 Rourke 6

By Lee Flynn   Why keep dehydrated food on hand? There are a lot of good reasons to dehydrate and store foodstuffs, and it is something that everyone can do with a little bit of […]

Camping Tips for Beginners

August 27, 2015 Rourke 0

By Jules If you are reading this, chances are you understand that there is a chance we will all have to fend for ourselves, without the safety and protection of infrastructure and local law enforcement. […]

Video of the Week: EMP Nightmare

August 27, 2015 Rourke 8

YouTube is an absolutely incredible source of information on almost anything you can think of. Every week we feature a new video related to a variety of topics such as firearms, first aid, gardening, security, food […]

Rourke’s Weekly Recommendations

August 26, 2015 Rourke 1

Every week I throw out a few recommendations on things such as movies, books, knives, flashlights – all kinds of stuff. Some of these are not related to preparedness whatsoever – rather, just stuff I […]

Tonight’s Sun Oven Cooking Seminar

August 25, 2015 Rourke 5

  This is a quick reminder about our special seminar tonight with solar cooking expert Paul Munsen. This interactive online class starts today at 7 p.m. Central, (8 p.m. Eastern / 6 p.m. Mountain / 5 p.m. […]

Survival Fishing and Snares

August 24, 2015 Rourke 6

Recently Rourke posed a question for his readers regarding inclusion of fishing tackle in the survival ruck. My thoughts follow. Inclusion of fishing gear in your survival rucks is likely situationally dependent. If your primary/expected […]

Learn How to Cook With the Sun Oven

August 22, 2015 Rourke 3

  On Tuesday August 25th Paul Munsen of Sun Ovens International will be joining me to teach an online class and share the experience gained for 18 years of working with Sun Ovens all over […]

7 survival lessons from The Walking Dead

August 21, 2015 Rourke 3

The Walking Dead is one of my favorite shows on television. It is fiction of course and I catch myself often saying – “Oh come on man……what about ??????” But hey – it’s entertaining. What […]

steals and deals

Friday’s Steals and Deals

August 21, 2015 Rourke 1

Friday’s Steals and Deals contains great deals offered by many of our advertisers and official affiliates. Click on the following website links to be directed to the offers from the featured companies. Deals and prices […]

Infographic: Buried Container Root Cellar

August 20, 2015 Rourke 0

Root cellars are used to keep food supplies at a lower temperatures for better off-grid, non-powered storage. Burying a trash can is an easy way to build a root cellar. If you enjoy how-to, backyard projects this one […]