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  Written by Jack Billington   A few years ago I found myself on the receiving end of an inbound hurricane, a first for me. I have experienced minor earthquakes, tornados, wildfires, ice storms, blizzards, and a variety of strong storm systems before but this was the first time that I was on an island, with nowhere to go, waiting for a swirling mass of mother nature named Iselle to inflict her damage on us. (We were fortunate, the hurricane [...]

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This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com Today is Amazon Prime Day, where you will find thousands of discounted items on Amazon. Survival Hax has provided our readers with a 30% discount for Amazon Prime Day. Visit the following Link: Survival Hax Choose the item you’d like to order Enter the code  30SRVVALGEAR at checkout. What if you are not a Prime Member? You can still take advantage of Prime Day deals by using the free 30-day trial below:   I am [...]

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This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com The Director of Intelligence Dan Coates is warning that our infrastructure is being threatened by a cyber attack: According to Reuters, the U.S. Intel Chief indicated at a recent speech at the Hudson Institute think tank: … the threat was growing for a devastating cyber assault on critical U.S. infrastructure And that the “warning lights are blinking red again” nearly two decades after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks. He also added that “Russia, [...]

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Written by Amy Hunt Have you ever stopped to think about what you would do if you were to experience a nuclear blast? Would you know what to do if it came down to it? It may seem extreme, but being prepared for survival in the event of a full-on nuclear fallout could literally be the difference between life and death in a time of such crisis. This doesn’t mean spending large portions of their income and time setting up [...]

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This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com People take a lot of precautions to avoid becoming a victim of crime in their daily life.  They may have alarm systems, cameras in their front and back doors, motion activated lights, take self-defense, classes, carry weapons etc.   But they may be neglecting to protect themselves from the fastest growing crime: cyber theft. Certain habits make you more vulnerable to identity theft.  Unfortunately, they are very easy to take for granted until it [...]

The post Money Mondays: 7 Online Habits that Make You a Target for Thieves appeared first on Apartment Prepper.

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Written by James Walton   Any person who starts down the road of preparedness must understand the threats they are faced with and the hurdles to mitigate these threats. You see, the location of your survival plans and resulting actions are very important. Understand Your Unique Survival Circumstance While you may live in the city, it might be the mountains that you plan to escape to. This means you must be well versed in escaping a city as well as surviving [...]

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This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com I wish everyone a Happy 4th of July!   As we celebrate our country’s independence, let us remember the heroism and sacrifice that went into gaining and maintaining our freedoms. It’s also a good time to consider our own personal independence from whatever keeps us from living our best life:  freedom from debt, consumerism, destructive habits or even over-reliance on the system.  We can’t all be off-grid, but we can all learn to be [...]

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This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com   Every year I start an apartment garden with the best of intentions.  Some seasons I get a great result, but other times, the results are less than stellar. What happened to my garden? The plants have been attacked by these black caterpillars that eat through all the leaves and even soft branches (see title image).  They grow big and fat then turn into these ugly moths.  Ugggh!!  Between the 106 heat and the [...]

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This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com Of all the challenges faced by apartment dwellers, the issue of storage seems to be in the top category.  It is compounded when you are trying to find spaces to hide emergency supplies.  We polled the readers for what methods worked for them and here are the top ten: Think vertically. Utilize the space on top of your refrigerator – you can store organizers and fill them with canned food, pasta, and other [...]

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This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com My last homemade lamp creation continues to be a very popular post.  I thought it’s about time to try making an even simpler one, with items that can be found in most homes.  This lamp, as my previous one, was learned from reading  Lanterns, Lamps & Candles by Ron Brown, which contains a wealth of information about emergency lighting. Materials The items needed for this lamp are very easy to find: Cotton ball or [...]

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