Month: July 2018

Requirements For Keeping Chicken

Looking for a pet that’s relatively easy to keep in your backyard?  If so, look no further than backyard chickens !  Believe it or not, keeping chicken is an easy task and can be done in one’s backyard even if you live in suburbia or inner urban areas. This is due to the fact that chicken can be reared in a small space and the food is readily available from many places. The effort that you need to put in when rearing chickens is relatively less in comparison to other animals. This said though, there are some things that one has to bear in mind when keeping chickens. As a prospective chicken owner, you need to consider what is involved in preparing the chicken house, purchasing your chickens and getting them all settled in at your house! Preparing the chicken house The first thing that you ...

The MLC2 Professional Military Lensatic Sighting Metal Compass

  The MLC2 Professional Military Lensatic Sighting Metal Compass with Inclinometer and Carrying Pouch is compact and very lightweight. This is the last compass you’ll ever need! Updated to include Rugged metal case, Adjustable luminous marching line, Thumb hold and magnifying viewer, Sighting hairline, Floating luminous dial, and Liquid filled for fast readability! It is made of high strength engineering metal and covered by army green paint, which is capable of working under extreme weather condition. The thermo-elastic liquid filled capsule with floating dial face is protected with a folding cover, and has a little clasp to keep it closed when not in use, durable enough for everyday use and perfect for camping and hiking. Ideal for emergency survival, camping adventures, hikin...

The Downside of Survival Readiness

It is great to be prepared but gathering a ready cache of food and supplies is just half the battle. You must consider all disaster scenarios and that includes home protection. When things really start to go South people will be willing to do almost anything to get the things they need especially people who did not prepare for a devastating cataclysm. This is the downside of being well-equipped for major destruction. By outfitting your home with solar panels, wind turbines, beefing up your home security and if your neighbors see that you are stockpiling rations, you are putting a huge target on your home. Remember that in any disaster scenario there will be people who fail to prepare and these are the very people who will look to make you and your family a victim when desperation starts to...

Food and Survival: How Storage Can Save Your Life

One of the most important things to consider when prepping your home for a large-scale catastrophe is food. You may have already obtained spoil-proof foods that you and your family can subsist on for a year or more but those foods are not going to be worth anything if they are not properly stored. The first reason why food storage is so important in an emergency is the most obvious: you are going to want to store your food so that it doesn’t spoil. In order to achieve this goal you will need to designate a dry, room temperature area of your home with ample storage space which we will get into a bit later. One of the most important things to consider when prepping your home for a large-scale catastrophe is food. You may have already obtained spoil-proof foods that you and your family ...

Disaster Preparedness

Disaster preparedness begins with shedding the belief that everything will be taken care of for you. It may seem harsh but the right mentality to have when it comes to a crisis situation is every man for himself. You cannot rely on FEMA or governmental agencies to take care of you during a disaster. After all, what if roads are compromised and there is no reasonable way to deliver supplies to people that need it? The best thing to do is to take matters into your own hands. Disaster preparedness begins with shedding the belief that everything will be taken care of for you. It may seem harsh but the right mentality to have when it comes to a crisis situation is every man for himself. You cannot rely on FEMA or governmental agencies to take care of you during a disaster. After all, what if ro...

A Step By Step Guide To Mushroom Growing

Mushroom growing is very easy if you know exactly what you’re doing, and it’s not difficult to learn the different steps involved in the process. Now, the basics of preparing growth medium and containers has been covered elsewhere, but the actual basics of how to plant and care for mushrooms will be covered in detail in the course of this article. You will most likely buy mushroom spores or spawn when you first learn to grow mushrooms, and before you learn to harvest the spores from mushroom caps for yourself. Now, there are two types of this spawn available. It is available in flakes, but it is also available in bricks as well. How you plant the spores or spawn depends on what sort that you buy. I would suggest, if you’re thinking of planting mushrooms regularly, that yo...

Aquaponics System Detailed Information

Aquaponics is the combination of Aquaculture and Hydroponics.  This concept dates back to the ancient Aztecs and Chinese cultures where both utilized a combination of the above to support their populations. Today’s Aquaponics can be traced to the New Alchemists, who founded the New Alchemy Institute in 1969.  A prototype agricultural “ARK” was created and was the first solar powered, self-sufficient, bio-shelter using holistic methods of production (Donaldson, 2010). Aquaponics is one of the most well-loved and sustainable ways to produce fresh vegetables and fruits and, at the same time, sustain a freshwater fish system.   There are different subsystems and each one is easy to create and can be maintained with minimal input by the cultivator. As previously mentioned, the two categories of...

Electricity Generation

Being able to generate your own electricity in your home will be a huge boon during a significant cataclysm. Do not let yourself be lulled into thinking that the electrical grid can withstand any kind of damage. No matter how well-built the grid is, nothing is infallible. Having electricity in your home can be the difference between survival and tragedy in a serious debacle so the next skill to hone in your survival regimen is electricity generation. Being able to generate your own electricity in your home will be a huge boon during a significant cataclysm. Do not let yourself be lulled into thinking that the electrical grid can withstand any kind of damage. No matter how well-built the grid is, nothing is infallible. Having electricity in your home can be the difference between survival a...

Liberty Generator Review

There are a lot of bold statements made on the Liberty Generator site and some of them sound downright unbelievable. What Liberty Generator is selling is a way for you to not only power your home with electricity on the cheap but a way to also produce enough electricity that the electric company will actually owe you money. Abel Thomas is the name of the man who has created the Liberty Generator and he says that it can help you get completely off the grid. It is a secret that South Pacific Asian countrymen have been exploiting for years apparently and of course, it can be done very easily with items you already have in your home. Liberty Generator   There are a lot of bold statements made on the Liberty Generator site and some of them sound downright unbelievable. What Liberty Generat...

Essential Woodworking Skills for Survival

You may not have any background in carpentry or woodworking but when all hell breaks loose, basic woodworking is a skill that you will be very glad you obtained. The importance of woodworking skills cannot be understated in a crisis situation. Woodworking can be applied in any situation no matter how dire or mild. For example say a heavy storm rolls through your area. This may not seem like a big deal but if you have basic woodworking knowledge you will probably be able to fix things that need immediate attention like leaks. You may not have any background in carpentry or woodworking but when all hell breaks loose, basic woodworking is a skill that you will be very glad you obtained. The importance of woodworking skills cannot be understated in a crisis situation. Woodworking can be applie...

How To Build Anything: Woodworking Plans

There I a lot that can slip through the crack when trying to learn wood crafting. There is so much information and an experienced woodworker may not make the best teachers since they may assume that you already have a certain level of knowledge. The author of “How to Build Anything” assures the reader that he will not teach you in the same way. Instead, he states that he will cover all the finer details that other guides and instructors typically leave out. Furthermore, he makes the bold claim that in order to get a good start in woodworking, you really only need 3 power tools: a drill or driver, circular saw and a jigsaw. How To Build Anything: Woodworking Plans   There are a lot that can slip through the crack when trying to learn wood crafting. There is so much informat...

Survive A Water Crisis

Did you know that China’s water crisis can have an impact on the United States? To put it in plain words, China is running out of water. And the water that they are drinking is so polluted it is killing them. Now, America is in deep debt with China, and it is speculated that they may want to be paid back in yuan or gold, but it is highly likely, in their water poverty state, that they may demand to be paid back in water. But here is the kicker, the US is facing its own water crisis! Our water is also severely polluted with chemicals and pharmaceuticals that can have horrifying effects on the human body. This makes it increasingly difficult for everyone, doesn’t it? How are you going to survive this water crisis? Did you know that China’s water crisis can have an impact on the U...

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