Health

17 Natural Antibiotics Our Grandparents Used Instead of Pills

For hundreds of years, maybe even longer, our grannies and grandfathers relied on simple household items to heal. For that purpose, they picked different natural antibiotics, which they mostly found in home, gardens or meadows and woods nearby. Much of this came out of necessity. Rather than using an antibacterial facial scrub, our Nanas massaged honey […]

Technology

What Would Happen if We Lost the Internet for a Lengthy Period of Time, I Reached a Strange but Compelling Conclusion: The Food Distribution System Would Collapse

Currently, about 14% of the value of all U.S. purchases is cash. The other 86% is credit cards, checks, and a few other instruments (e.g. gift cards, cryptocurrency). In the current system, the authorization of credit cards and checks is done over the internet. Without the internet, stores will not be able to accept credit cards. They […]

Alternative

America Is Headed For Planned Obsolescence By A Shortsighted, Uneducated And Careless Society

Planned obsolescence is the act of designing something to become obsolete or self destruct at a certain point in the future for the purpose of replacing it with something else. We see this with many of the things we use today, especially appliances, home furnishings and technology. We are expected to upgrade at regular intervals […]

Health

Radiation Survival: How to Prepare and Survive Radiation Exposure

Possible terrorist events could involve introducing radioactive material into the food or water supply, using explosives (like dynamite) to scatter radioactive materials (called a “dirty bomb”), bombing or destroying a nuclear facility, or exploding a small nuclear device. Although introducing radioactive material into the food or water supply most likely would cause great concern or […]

Health

How To Create A Safe Room Or A Quarantine Room In Your House Where The Family Can Safely Retreat During A Threat

A safe room is an ultra-secure location within a residence. The concept of a safe room is simple, prepare a room within the interior of the home where the family can safely retreat during a threat and wait for help while potentially lowering the potential of the threat. SEALING A SAFE ROOM Pick a room […]

Economics

When The Next Economic Crisis Hits It Will Be Unlike Anything We Have Lived Through Before – The Consequences Of This For Americans Will Be Disastrous

Very few Americans have any significant savings today. Most live on credit and those with savings have it stored in financial instruments that will be wiped out as the bankers collapse the system to hide the theft they have been involved in for decades. Those who think they will retire with their IRA, pensions or […]

Preparedness

Most thinking people have a backup plan for disasters of some kind but do you have a final default plan if everything goes wrong?

Most thinking people have a backup plan for disasters of some kind but do you have a final default plan if everything goes wrong? That is to say, do you have a final last ditch plan to provide the basic things you and your family need if all other plans fail. I have written before […]

Preparedness

Are You Prepared For 19th Century Living?

Those that are aware of the EMP commissions report have probably also heard the statement that this type of event would suddenly transport everyone involved back to the 1800’s almost instantly. It is also possible that up to 90% of the population could die within 2 years due to the sudden lack of modern technology. […]

Alternative Preparedness

How well you can survive, amidst looting, violence and the desperation of the under- or completely unprepared?

Whether you’re unsure of how to plan for a bug out situation because you don’t know where you would bug out to, or you simply prefer the idea of battening down the hatches in your current dwelling to weather whatever catastrophe may strike, urban survival and bugging in are two important topics that are quite worthy […]