• 5 home invasion defense tips
    5 Home Invasion Defense Tips

    The home is supposed to be the safest and most comfortable place. As preppers however, we know that the unexpected can and will happen. It is not wise to be complacent due to your assumption that you...

    • Posted 1 day ago
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  • What is a Disruptive Event, and How Can You Prepare? by Survival Life at http://survivallife.com/2015/05/22/what-is-a-disruptive-event/
    What is a Disruptive Event, and How Can You Prepare?

    What exactly is a “disruptive event”? In this article, Gaye Levy of Backdoor Survival teaches you not only what a disruptive event, but how to be prepared for one. Read on to learn more, and don’t forget...

    • Posted 1 week ago
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  • tesla-powerwall
    A New Take on Alternative Energy: The Tesla Powerwall

    Alternative energy is the solution for preppers who want to be self-sufficient. Some preppers are thoroughly committed to the self-sufficient lifestyle and build their own self sustaining homesteads. Others just want to decrease their dependence on the...

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
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  • Blackout: How Did This City's Lights Stay On? by Survival Life at http://survivallife.com/2015/05/06/blackout-lights-stayed-on/
    Blackout: How Did This City’s Lights Stay On?

    When a massive winter storm caused widespread power outages on the East Coast, Bethesda, Maryland rode out the storm without losing electricity. Hundreds of other cities were less fortunate—or should I say, less prepared. For weeks weather...

    • Posted 3 weeks ago
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  • Preparedness and In-Home Storage by Survival Life at http://survivallife.com/2015/03/26/preparedness-in-home-storage/
    Preparedness and In-Home Storage

    Almost everyone accepts the concept of being prepared for emergencies. However, when it’s time to do the actual planning and acquiring the necessary items, most people are simply overwhelmed by the enormity of it all. Let’s face...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • home defense, shotguns, ammunition, guns and ammo, choosing ammunition
    Home Defense: The Best Ammo for Your Shotgun

    For many people, the shotgun is the preferred weapon for home defense. A rifle or pistol can serve this purpose too, but in many cases a shotgun is a more versatile and effective home defense weapon. One...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • home security, home security cameras, home defense, home invasion
    How Secure Are Home Security Cameras?

    You’ve probably heard that home security cameras are a great way to protect your home and family, but how effective are they really? We all value our personal privacy . It’s a basic right. That’s why many...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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  • power grid, power grid failure, power failure, off the grid, EMP
    Power Grid Failure: Will You Survive?

    One of the most common survival problems we all potentially face is a power grid failure. In just about any disaster, we can count on the power going out, at least on a local basis. For that matter,...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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  • 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...

    • Posted 6 months ago
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