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GPS and Off-Grid Living: Paths to Coexistence

In our modern digital world, it can be difficult to reconcile an off-grid lifestyle with advancements in technology. After all, the viability of off-grid living is stronger than ever thanks to various forms of tech, such as GPS-tracking devices and alternative energy systems. Technology helps us achieve greater self-sufficiency, but there is also a dark side. For now, at least, we can be grateful that American-based tracking technology is less intrusive than similar tech elsewhere across the world. In China, numerous employers have joined the surveillance state, monitoring their employees with GPS-equipped smartwatches. Much like the devices used to monitor … Continue reading

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Will You Survive a Collapse Crisis?

Charlie McGrath of WideAwakeNews.com did an excellent video essay on getting home safely. In this video, Charlie shows how having a Get Home Bag, which is his EDC – Every Day Carry, and a plan to get home via an alternate route can keep you much safer than trying to face whatever upheaval is happening in the city. Have you made your plan to get back home? Do you carry a Get Home Bag with you all the time? you can also watch it on YouTube here: http://youtu.be/lmudsLgEvWM

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National Preparedness Month Checklist

September is National Preparedness Month! As preppers, this is the month that we can claim as our own; Yay! What does that mean for us preppers? As I think that preppers are some of the smartest bears in the forest, we should use this month to help educate others on the importance of being prepared. Even if we only get one person to be a little better prepared for emergencies and disasters, we will have helped one more person. Every person we help get prepared is one less person that might be knocking on our door during the crisis. Some … Continue reading

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