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Survive an EMP: Build Faraday Cage?

A very popular SHTF scenario that preppers have plans for is an EMP taking the grid down.  And they do so with good reason.  An EMP is an electromagnetic pulse.  There are two ways an EMP could happen – a solar storm or a nuclear explosion.

Both of these scenarios are entirely possible.  Just last week, […]

Survive or Suffer? What Will You Do During TEOTWAWKI?

I came across an article asking, in a nutshell, how do you choose to suffer? What pain do you choose to endure? When reading, I found myself thinking about the pain that would occur in a SHTF or TEOTWAWKI situation. Most disaster events cause hunger, thirst, cold, injury and, worst of all, death for a […]

What Preppers Need to Know about Buying Gold and Silver

Many experienced preppers recommend purchasing gold and silver for SHTF and TEOTWAWKI events. I see tweets and posts about buying silver. The problem is, none of these tweets tell you how to buy precious metals. I always click to see what they have to say, and more often than not, it’s an ad just to […]

TEOTWAWKI Planning by Time from the SHTF Event

For me, the best way to plan out my doomsday scenario is by length of time from the SHTF event, whatever it is.  I am operating on the assumption that supply chains, communications, power, etc. are not operating.  Anything more catastrophic than that, and I’m talking meteor or volcano or some shit like that, and […]