Pandemic: What You Should Know

Welcome to this week’s Survive The Coming Collapse newsletter.  With all of the talk this week about the threat of this year’s bird flu in China turning into a pandemic, we thought that we should cover what you can do to prepare. A quick note…The other day I told you that I arranged for a […]

50 Shades of Prepping

Welcome to this week’s Survive The Coming Collapse newsletter, brought to you by Tim Larkin’s Target Focus Training, which provides perhaps the absolute best framework and skillsets for the average person to be able to confront the threat of active shooters. To see what you missed, go >HERE< now. Survival Diva here with a quick […]

Water Lessons from Doomsday Preppers

Welcome to this week’s Urban Survival Newsletter, brought to you by the course. If you’ve been watching the prepper series on National Geographic called, “Doomsday Preppers,” you probably remember that I started off the season writing about some of the good and bad lessons that were being illustrated. And then I stopped. There are […]

Review of Episode 3 of Doomsday Preppers on Nat Geo

Episode 3 of Doomsday Preppers had an interesting twist to it…NGC said that they’d examined cultures from around the globe and that Doomsday Preppers was a part of their “ongoing look at American outliers.” Outliers? Really? I guess it’s crazy, in hurricane country to prepare for hurricanes, in blizzard country to prepare for blizzards, in […]

Review of Episode 2 of Doomsday Preppers on Nat Geo

Episode 2 of Doomsday Preppers featured 4 more preppers, starting with David Sarti from Nashville, TN. David’s main concern is electromagnetic pulses. David does a regular preparedness video at David has enough grain for 1 year for 7 people and, interestingly enough, he uses hand warmers as oxygen absorbers. He lives on a farm […]

Review of Doomsday Preppers on Nat Geo Channel Episode 1

In the first episode, Doomsday Preppers interviews 3 preppers. First up, Paul and Gloria Range from Floresville, TX. They’re retired and are full-time preppers, spending up to 50 hours per week. Some notables: -They’ve got 50,000 pounds of food -Their house is made out of 9 40 foot long steel shipping containers -In the show, […]

Colony Episode 9 – The Virus – Psychology, Scouting, and Revenge

We’re only a couple of episodes from the end of season 2.  Episode 9 was called “The Virus.” This week’s episode starts out with a mob of 20+ outsiders lifting the corrugated fence off of it’s hinges and walking into the compound.  They’ve got gas grenades, OC (pepper spray), and sticks.  Again, it makes for […]

Colony Episode 8 – Useful Idiots & Survival Psychology

We’re 44 days into the 2nd season of The Colony on Discovery.  I have to tell you, it is a GREAT show for figuring out situations to game in your head or with others.  Again, don’t watch it for any examples of what to do in a survival situation.  You’ll be very disappointed if you […]