• smartphone apps, survival apps, survival tools, survival tips, prepper tips
    12 Survival Smartphone Apps | Preparedness

    A couple of years ago, we posted an article on how to use your smartphone or cellphone as a survival tool. It showed how a broken or dead phone can help you survive. Just a few months...

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  • stay warm in winter, heat your home off the grid, surviving in winter, emergency heating
    Stay Warm in the Winter | How to Heat Your Home

    (Based on the book Power Out! How to Prepare for and Survive a Grid Collapse) Now that your body is warm, turn your attention to warming the space about you. The goal is to feel comfortable in...

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
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  • power grid failure, electrical grid weaknesses, threats to our power grid and US power grid vulnerabilities
    Is Power Grid Failure in Our Future? | 5 Weaknesses in the National Electric Grid

    If you have a conversation with a prepper, chances are it won’t take long before the subject of power grid failure comes up. You know that power grid failure is a major threat and would have devastating...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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  • How to Safely Shelter in Place During a Pandemic | Emergency preparedness tips at survivallife.com #emergencypreparedness #disasterpreparedness #survival
    Shelter in Place | How to Stay Safe in a Pandemic

    In recent weeks, we have all been bombarded with mainstream news reports about the Ebola virus.  Most of those reports indicate that we have nothing to worry about.  Alas, as preppers and survival-types, we worry about pandemics...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • 17 ways to store extra food
    17 Clever Food Storage Tricks

    If you’re like most of us, building your food storage out can be a daunting proposition. Not only can it be costly, but it also requires figuring out what kind of food to store, when it needs...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • Preparedness is important when defending yourself from an attack against a vicious animal like a pit bull terrier
    11 Tips to Avoid Animal Attacks

    A while ago I received a call from my mother, it was a very unexpected call that caused me to jump into my car and immediately drive 4 hours away… My brother was mauled by two pit...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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  • Friday The 13th Solar Flare
    Are You Ready For The Friday The 13th Massive Solar Flare?

    Major solar flares from Tuesday morning are wreaking some havoc today, as the effects have  finally reached the Earth’s surface. According to NOAA, the disruption of communication seen today could be just the beginning of what these...

    • Posted 6 months ago
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  • riskanalysis
    Performing Your Survival Risk Analysis

    As you are gathering your gear, learning new skills and understanding what it is like to be self-sufficient, you might be thinking “What should I prepare for”? It is one of the most common questions asked by...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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    70 Things That Can And Will Go Wrong…

    As hip as it may sound to talk about zombies, the end if the world and a doomsday apocalypse, the reality is that a disaster is anything but cool and hip. As we look back in modern...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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