Also called a "Vagabond Burner," a buddy burner is a home made fuel source for cooking. A popular buddy burner is made with Paraffin wax that's melted and poured into a tuna can that's filled with rolled cardboard. The device is then placed underneath a ventilated coffee can, which serves as a stove to the buddy burner.
A Faraday cage, first developed in 1836, is shielding device intended to protect electronic equipment from an intense interruption of solar radiation. A Faraday cage or box protects by blocking out static and non static electrical fields.
Food grade buckets will store food for upwards of 25-years, keeping food airtight, safe and dry. A pail of dehydrated potatoes by Augason Farms is packed in a food grade bucket with oxygen absorbers. Opening such a bucket requires a special tool.
GHB stands for Get Home Bag. A pre-packed bag you carry everywhere that you plan on using to get home or to your bug out location from someplace besides your home. Example: From work/store/friendís house TO home/bug out location/safe place.
Essentially a pantry. A larder is a cool place for storing food. A
"larder" is where early Americans kept their lard (which is the fat from the abdomen
of a pig that has been clarified for cooking). Larders were built on the part of the
house that received least amount of sun. Preppers sometimes refer to a "deep
larder," which is in reference to food storage items that can last 10-25 years. Some
Preppers have buried, hidden or split larders -- all in an effort to maximize their
storage efforts from looters or natural loss.
Monsanto has billions of
dollars invested in Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) crops and seeds, and the
domination is changing the agriculture by cross contamination. The only way to hedge
against buying genetically modified foods is to buy organic, but even buying organic
isn't 100% effective as organic crops, next to a GMO crop will become contaminated.
An acronym that stands for the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. NIOSH-approved first aid kits are the same as kits that are OSHA compliant; however the rules change, so what was compliant last year may not be compliant this year.
Preppers are people who actively prepare for survival in uncertain times, including an economic collapse, natural disaster, unusual cosmic event, pandemic, or man made catastrophic event. Preppers take significant action to prepare life's basic needs before the unthinkable should occur, which would disrupt normal living conditions. Prepping is a lifestyle that provides comfort and peace of mind. While their passion and skill level vary their ultimate goal is the same: survival
in living off the grid.
P-repare for any natural or man made disaster.
R-espond without fear.
E-valuate every possible scenario.
P-ack supplies like you won't have 'em for a year.
P-lan for the unexpected.
E-nvision a happy outcome.
R-emember to always have hope!
WTSHTF is an acronym that stands for "When The Stuff Hits The
Fan." or "When The [expletive] Hits The Fan." This implies widespread chaos and panic that will imminently set in after a catastrophic or apocalyptic event.