August 2012

The ASCELLA Emergency Light Bulb / Flashlight

by suburban August 30, 2012 General
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UPDATE: 02/20/2014.  It looks like 1-800-Prepare is no longer carrying the Ascella Flashlight Lightbulb.  However, I found it on Amazon.com for you here. Well, I’ve been talking to one of the guys over at 1-800-Prepare about a new product they brought on.  It’s a light bulb.  No, it’s a flashlight.  No, it screws into my […]

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Bug Out Threats, Traffic and Fuel, Part One

by suburban August 28, 2012 Bug Out
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Living in NJ is an experience unto itself.  Just ask any of my friends who live here that are transplants like me.  It is certainly one of the most unique places I have ever been.  People here just want to get from point A to point B when they are in the car.  You would […]

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Local or Alternative Currency in a Community for Higher Economic Sustainability

by suburban August 21, 2012 Economy
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On the ride home from my boss’s office on Monday evening this week, I was thinking about the economy, and the ramifications of economic collapse.  I thought about how it would effect where I live in NJ today, and I thought about how it might effect my home town, a small town in rural Pennsylvania. […]

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A Few of the Many Reasons I Love LifeHacker.com

by suburban August 6, 2012 General
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Do you know about LifeHacker.com?  It’s a very popular website that is about “Tips, tricks, and downloads for getting things done.”  It is simply that.  I like it because every now and then they have cool DIY and MacGyver tips that I think relate to prepping and preparedness in general.  If this list doesn’t make […]

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The Modular Survival Kit, Cache Valley Prepper

by Mr-Jones August 1, 2012 Bug In
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The Modular Survival Kit is a fairly simple concept.  And one that I know that the military is familiar with, but not one that I’ve heard get much attention in the prepping community.  Once I had built up my kit, as any aspiring survivalist would do, I did a few practice bug-outs in the form […]

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