Simple Summer Project – Composting

Written by Guest Contributor on The Prepper Journal. Editors Note: Another guest contribution from valknut79 to The Prepper Journal. As always, if you have information for Preppers that you would like to share and be entered into the Prepper Writing Contest with a chance to win one of three Amazon Gift Cards  with the top prize being a $300 card to purchase your own prepping supplies, then enter today! Composting is a natural, effective way of…

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The Importance of Being Self-Reliant During An Overland Journey

Overlanding is a growing trend that you’ve likely heard about. It’s this sort of expedition-style travel where the destination isn’t the only reason for going. The experience is about the journey and what happens between each destination. The most accepted definitions of overlanding include the words “self-reliant” or “self-sufficiency” right up front. There’s a massive amount of equipment available to improve success rates on remote-travel adventures, but are Overlanders really…

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7 Ways To Signal For Help In The Wilderness

Written by Guest Contributor on The Prepper Journal. Editors Note: An article from down-under thanks to Kelli Warner. I have been fortunate enough to have visited Australia on several occasions, business and pleasure and would return in a heartbeat. I was also foolish enough to sit down with a group Australian Armed forces personnel in a bar, they have no concept of moderation. As always, if you have information for Preppers that you…

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The Scary Side of Home Automation – Gear Tasting Radio 70

Home automation may be the future, but there are still some security concerns regarding smart technology. This week on Gear Tasting Radio, we discuss some of the steps we’ve taken towards home automation, as well as a few things we’ve avoided. In addition, we examine some of the security aspects behind smart devices and home security in general. Join Up as a Crew Leader! Episode 70 – The Scary Side…

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Upcycling for Preppers – Maintaining Organization

Written by R. Ann Parris on The Prepper Journal. Editors Note: Another guest contribution from R.Ann Parris to The Prepper Journal. As always, if you have information for Preppers that you would like to share and be entered into the Prepper Writing Contest with a chance to win one of three Amazon Gift Cards  with the top prize being a $300 card to purchase your own prepping supplies, then enter today! One of the challenges…

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Kayak Advantages – Gear Tasting Radio 71

A kayak might not be the first thing that comes to mind when thinking of summer gear. However, this week on Gear Tasting Radio Bryan explains some of the benefits and professional uses for his folding kayak. In addition, Bryan covers some of the essential gear he brings with him anytime he sets out to sea in his kayak. Join Up as a Crew Leader! Episode 71 – Kayak Advantages…

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Drug-Resistant Nightmare bacteria seen in 27 states, CDC reports

According to a new report from the CDC over 220 cases of a new breed of ‘nightmare bacteria’ with new or rare antibiotic-resistant genes, have been found in 27 states. […] The post Drug-Resistant Nightmare bacteria seen in 27 states, CDC reports appeared first on Off Grid Survival – Wilderness & Urban Survival Skills. Original Article : HERE ; This post was curated & posted using : RealSpecific

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How to Tie the Bowline for a DIY Knot Board Display

This week, Bryan demonstrates how to tie the Bowline Knot for our DIY Knot Board Display. The Bowline is fairly simple to tie and creates a strong fixed loop. In addition to tying the Bowline, Bryan also discusses some additional supplies we’re considering for the DIY Knot Board Display we’re building.   Bowline » Hitches (Strength: 2/Security: 2/Stability: 4/Difficulty: 4) See below for what these ratings mean. Often called “the king…

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Here’s How Much Time You Spend In Your Lifetime Doing Normal Activities. Sleeping For 26 Years?!

Every single day, you do the same things over and over, whether you realize it or not. We are all creatures of habit, one way or another. But have you ever really thought about how much time you spend on your routine? You dedicate way more time to brushing your teeth and hair than you’d ever imagine. After you read this, you might never wonder again, “Where did the time go?”…

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This Eastern European Children’s Show Is Extremely Unsettling, Even To Adults

It sings! It dances! It’s clearly just two guys underneath a sheet! This video has emerged from what looks like a public access station in Hell, and it shows a gangly, yellow-toothed puppet intimidating users of a Czechoslovakian staircase with song and dance. Perhaps the most frightening thing about this video is that it’s supposed to entertain children. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zt2fueiQxCY?autoplay=0] This demon is apparently a character named Ratafak Platchta. I…

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