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  • Foraging for Survival

    Foraging for survival is a risky endeavor.  The phrase I hear the most is “I’ll just move to the woods and forage for my food”.  The optimist in me hopes by “foraging” they mean hunting, farming and foraging.  But let’s assume that’s not what they mean.  Foraging for food as a means of survival is […] More

  • Things you should be doing now

    I know that when the time comes you are ready to be all that you can be against the undead zombie horde. When the apocalypse starts you know exactly where you’ll be. Who you’ll be with, and what you will have on hand. Well we’ve compiled another helpful list of things that the guy next […] More

  • Using Valentine’s Day Sales To Your Advantage

    Valentine’s Day is a day of romance. It is celebrated by 190 million people, or 52% of the population, in the US. Overall, the holiday is celebrated in 16 countries with couples everywhere celebrating their love for one another. With the average person spending $161 how can a prepper take advantage of such a festive […] More

  • Survival Foot Care

    Eventually, there will be no more gas to keep the cars rolling, your bike chain will rust, and you won’t be trained enough to ride a horse. At one point during the disaster, you will have to walk. The average American walks 4,000 steps a day, which is roughly 1.5 miles. That puts a lot […] More

  • Top Five Martial Arts Perfect for Zombie Defense

    Every prepper has one dedicated weapon of choice they plan to use to fight the herds of the undead. Wither you’re melee or firearms person, you trained yourself on all the ins and outs of that particular style of weaponry. But, what happens when the weapon finally dies on you? What if a zombie is […] More

  • Survival Uses: Toilet Paper Rolls

    It’s the end of the world people. Cities are being plunged into chaos. The National Guard is being called in to help. We the people are left to figure things out on our own. Today, we begin our two-week segment on how to use everyday items for survival purposes. To begin we will start with […] More

  • Don’t Wait for Reanimation, Your Loved Ones Deserve to Stay Dead

    I understand that it’s hard to let the ones you love go. It’s difficult and sad to image life without them. You would do anything to keep them safe and happy. This feeling isn’t going to go away when the apocalypse comes. Quite the opposite, you will feel more responsible for and worried about losing […] More

  • More Then Just Zombies Out There

    Zombies are everywhere they are in your towns, your suburbs, and your homes. You may have spent years training for the moment the dead stop dying, but are you truly ready? Zombies movies gave us a false idea that zombies are the only threat that you and your family will have to face in the […] More

  • Starting A Seed Bank

    Happy Earth Day, everyone! Today marks the annual event where we get together to support our beautiful planet. This holiday is acknowledged in 193 countries. It began in 1970 by peace activist John McConnell as an effort to encourage others to coordinate environmental protection events. What a better way to save Earth than by starting […] More

  • Gifts for Your Zombie Prepper

    Still trying to figure out gifts for your Zombie Prepper? Here are a few cool items I have come across in my search for my own wish list.   Books  Max Brooks Boxed Set:  World War Z & The Zombie Survival Guide – Max Brooks ($24 Amazon) This one is obvious; any zombie prepper has […] More

  • Fuzzy Sidekicks

    Animals are our greatest companions. We love coming home and holding our trusted dog or petting our soft kitty. During the apocalypse chances are your beloved pet will become your greatest alley. Dog makes loyal partners, but some breeds can’t handle the stresses of disasters. Cats may be fierce hunters, but they aren’t very reliable […] More

  • How To Make Your Own COVID Cloth Mask

    Face masks have become a hot topic today. The N95 mask is designed to help those who have direct contact with the virus to prevent them from catching it. Meaning healthcare workers and other essential employees should be using them. But, the CDC is asking the general public to stop buying them as this is […] More

  • Supplies That You Should Not Buy From The Dollar Stores

    Dollar stores are wonderful places for those prepping on a budget but don’t be fooled by those low prices. Some things are good buys, while many others need to just be skipped over. These items are selected based on my dollar store prepping experiences. Toilet Paper Toilet paper is a hygiene necessity for everyone in […] More

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    Is the Zombie Apocalypse the New Underwater Basket Weaving?

    The zombie apocalypse is the subject of a sociology course I am teaching during winter term at Linfield College in Oregon, and the class is packed. When I tell friends and colleagues, the reaction ranges from “Wow! Nice!” to giving me looks once reserved only for “Underwater Basket Weaving 101” courses taught back in the […] More

  • Four Animals Most Likely to Become Extinct In the Apocalypse

    4. Aquarium Fish Sorry, but in a world, without humans, these little guys don’t have a fighting chance. They have almost no immune system, causing them to get sick quickly. They need the water to be kept at a certain temperature or they’ll freeze or overheat to death. Once, they realize that the food is […] More

  • Offensive Strategies Against Zombies

    Stationary Tactics (any strategy where you destroy the undead from a fixed position) The Lure Use of meat (animal, perhaps even human) as bait or something to make sound if you like animals too much. Remember that dead bait equals useless bait. The Fortress More of a defensive strategy, the idea of the Fortress is […] More

  • Bad Foods to Stock Up On

    Food is the second most important part of your disaster preparedness plan. The average person can only live for three weeks without it. Many people have at least three days worth of food put aside for disaster emergencies. This is a good starting point for a beginner prepper. The government asked that each person should […] More

  • Substance abuse in the zombie apocalypse

    You might think people will have other things on their mind except drinking, smoking and snorting stuff. While this is probably true for a lot of survivors, a lot of them will become addicts. Or at least heavy users of some substance. Why would someone drink during such dangerous times? People are pretty bad at […] More

  • Pandemic Survival Lessons We Can Learn From the Coronavirus

    The Coronavirus is the Christmas gift nobody wanted. It took two months for a simple outbreak in Wuhan, China to become a global phenomenon. It is the first major flu epidemic since the Great Swine Flu Outbreak in 2009. Since pandemics are a cornerstone to every zombie movie we can learn a lot from this […] More

  • Top Five Flowers To Plant In Your Garden

    Flowers are the prettiest part of spring. The flower industry is a 34.3 billion dollar market. There are 15,307 florists in operation in the US alone. Flowers were the last to evolved on Earth, making them the universal late bloomers. Flowers are the most popular gardening plant in the US since the 1970s. They may […] More