Body Armor Test – Part 1

November 30, 2015 Rourke 10

Every time I get around other like-minded folks the topic of firearms always comes up. What do you have? What do you recommend? What is the minimum number of magazines to have? What do you consider […]

Storing Thanksgiving Dinner

November 27, 2015 Rourke 2

  by Lee Flynn Thanksgiving leftovers can be a pain in the butt to store. If they don’t get eaten fast enough, they can spoil. If you’d rather have them as food storage, however, it […]

Rourke’s Weekly Recommendations

November 25, 2015 Rourke 2

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 […]

Free for 3 Days Only: A Survival Story

November 24, 2015 Rourke 7

  My prepper fiction book “A Survival Story“ will be free from Wednesday November 25th thru Friday November 27th.  If you do not have a Kindle you can purchase one HERE. You can also read […]


November 20, 2015 Rourke 4

  Rourke: This post was originally published HERE on ModernSurvivalOnline.   Author: Matthew D. Goebel, Disabled Veteran, Retired US Marshal, Patriot &  Survivor.   I believe the most important necessity needed to survive any disaster […]

SHTF/WROL scenario videos – thoughts?

November 19, 2015 Rourke 13

YouTube’s SouthernPrepper1 has many, many helpful and educational videos to watch. Something unique he has done is create a series of fictional scenario videos which take place AFTER an event which left the country in […]

A Prepper’s Nightmare

November 18, 2015 Rourke 6

Any prepper worth their weight will scenario plan.   Mental rehearsal is important.  As an educator, I have studied brain-based research as it pertains to education. In my studies, I have learned that the brain doesn’t […]

Purifying water with bleach

November 17, 2015 Rourke 18

Survival and preparedness is not all about zombies and being all “tacticool”. Often it is as simple as having water that is safe to drink. A well known method for disinfecting water is with common household […]

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November 14, 2015 Rourke 27

  My prayers go out to the people of France. I pray that they come together in solidarity to fight the evil which exists not only there but around the world. I hope the french […]

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November 12, 2015 Rourke 2

Yes – this is a shameless request to ask you to take a few seconds and vote for this site – ModernSurvivalOnline –  over at   If you appreciate the efforts here as we try […]