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Important headlines to consider……

September 30, 2011 Rourke 4

In just the past week there have been several headlines in the news that are troubling. Here are a few: 20,000 Heat Seeking Missiles May Be Missing From Libyan Warehouse – 20,000! 20,000 heat seeking missiles. Think of the […]

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Video of the Week: Firemaking wth RobwithaB #1

September 28, 2011 Rourke 5

I just recently discovered RobwithaB’s Youtube Channel. Interesting fellow……that may be an understatement. Anyways – he has a good series of videos called “101 Ways to Make Fire”. Here is #1: Thanks – Rourke

Rechargeable batteries

September 27, 2011 Rourke 12

Rechargeable batteries are not only a great way to save money – but can be a valuable resource in a disaster. Most of my battery-powered components use a standard AA battery. I am trying to keep […]

Make a commitment for one month……

September 26, 2011 Rourke 10

This replaces my “Assignment of the Week” regular post. Alright – here is the deal: First – pick a level of commitment you can afford. Anywhere from $1.00 to $5.00. Second – every time you to go into a store – […]

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Let’s have some fun…….

September 25, 2011 Rourke 9

Let’s see what people are thinking. If you are reading this via RSS/email – you will need to visit ModernSurvivalOnline to participate in the polls. Here are a few questions – results should be interesting: […]

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A few random thoughts……..

September 24, 2011 Rourke 19

A few things that have been on my mind……. Thank you to TL, MJ and AH for your recent donations – it is greatly appreciated. As always – please do not donate unless you can truly afford it. If […]

Charlotte NC area Prepper meeting?

September 21, 2011 Rourke 2

There are a couple of local preppers that I meet for lunch every so often. It is great getting together with fellow preppers and having discussions that you just can’t have with most co-workers and […]

New food storage product found

September 20, 2011 Rourke 10

The majority of my food storage revolves around common foods found in grocery stores all over the country. Storing what I eat and eating what  store is what I practice for the most part. I have […]

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And the winner is………

September 19, 2011 Rourke 4

The 2nd ModernSurvivalOnline Guest Post Writing Contest has come to a close and although it was super difficult to choose – the winners have been selected. Here we go: – 1st Place – “Sorry, Bob. […]

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Guest Post: On September 8th………

September 19, 2011 Rourke 4

by Thunder Bearer On September 8th, 2011, an outage rocked a large swath of Southern California, from Mission Viejo, to the Mexican border and beyond.  Somewhere close to a million people were affected by the […]

Thoughts on the movie – Contagion

September 18, 2011 Rourke 8

Last night I went and saw the movie Contagion. It was very good. From Wikipedia: Contagion is a 2011 American thriller film directed by Steven Soderbergh. The film has an ensemble cast that includes Marion Cotillard, Matt Damon,Laurence Fishburne, Jude Law, Gwyneth […]

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Netflix Pick: On the Beach

September 16, 2011 Rourke 3

This is a classic. Netflix summary: In this 1959 doomsday classic, a U.S. submarine led by Capt. Dwight Towers (Gregory Peck) surfaces near Melbourne, where the passengers learn that nuclear war has wiped out most […]

Welcome SurvivalBackpacks.US

September 16, 2011 Rourke 0

I am very pleased to announced we have a new sponsor here at MSOnline – SurvivalBackpacks.US. SurvivalBackpacks.US is a business that not only offers some excellent survival/72 hour kits – but also provides valuable preparedness […]

Project: 10/22 Tactical Part 2

September 15, 2011 Rourke 1

A small update on my latest Ruger 10/22 project. I have decided and acquired my selected stock – a Choate pistol grip polymer stock. I chose the Choate for a few reasons. I am familiar with it […]

Thanks TacticalIntelligence.net

September 13, 2011 Rourke 5

ModernSurvivalOnline was recently featured over at TacticalIntelligence.net as one of the Top 10 Most Influential Survival and Preparedness Blogs. Although I am not sure how true that is – I am very honored to make […]

Special announcement………….

September 12, 2011 Rourke 6

I am very excited to announce that myself and David Kobler – aka SouthernPrepper1 from YouTube have teamed up to work on a special new project……… a book on retreat defense. As the world today becomes a more dangerous place which […]