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Wilderness Survival Forums 12 Gadgets to Survive the Apocalypse Now is a good time to ponder the apocalypse. Iran and North Korea are going nuclear, the wonky weather is a harbinger of catastrophic climate change, and end-of-the-world blockbusters abound. (Tim Burton's '9' came out last week and '2012,' 'The Road,' and 'Zombieland' are all coming up later this fall.) In that dismal spirit, the Switched team has gathered its first choices for last-chance gadgetry -- a collection of 12 must-haves if society is in peril, whether it be by fire or ice, zombies or aliens. Using our handy "What Type of Apocalypse Will It Be?" chart below, you'll be able to find the right gadgets for the right disaster and the ensuing fallout. ACR Electronics Microfix Personal Beacon Good for: Zombie Attack, Rapidly Spreading Virus, Aliens, Floods With an internal GPS, this little guy signals satellites to identify your exact location, as well as your name, address, and medical info. Scope Ford F-650 XUV Eton American Red Cross Solarlink FR360 Radio 400 Ft. LIFESAVER Bottle

The One-Stop Survival Preparedness Guide - For Your Physical and Financial Survival Never Talk to the Police | Quick Hitts By Dave Hitt on Mar 31, 2010 in Featured, Police State What’s the best response when a cop asks you something? Silence, or a short, polite non-answer. Shut up. You should be polite and calm whenever dealing with any armed person. These videos made the rounds about a year ago. In the first part of the first video a fast talking law professor gives you detailed reasons why you should never talk to the police. This is part two, where a former police officer fills in the details. Here are some practical examples of how to legally preserve your rights in an encounter with police: Ok, after all that heavy duty stuff, we need a breather.

Survival Top 50 Survival Topics - Your Online Survival Kit forums Healing herbs reference database blogs 7 Lessons From 7 Great Minds Have you ever wished you could go back in time and have a conversation with one of the greatest minds in history? Well, you can’t sorry, they’re dead. Unless of course you’re clairaudient, be my guest. Even though these great teachers have passed on, their words still live, and in them their wisdom. 1. “If you don’t know where you are going, you’ll end up someplace else.” - Lawrence J. In order for us to achieve our dreams, we must have a vision of our goals. Action: Visualize a life of your wildest dreams. 2. “It was a high counsel that I once heard given to a young person, “Always do what you are afraid to do.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson The best way to learn something is to dive right in to it. Action: You must define your fears in order to conquer them. 3. “All that we are is the result of what we have thought. Our thoughts determine our reality. Action: Create a list of your intentions and desires. 4. Action: Realize that happiness is a choice. 5. 6. 7. Courtesy of

sites Blogs and Websites I Like! - Survival Blog With A Family Focus Email I read and follow quite a few blogs and other websites, and I wanted to share those with you. I’ve dropped them into a few major categories to make things a bit easier to keep track of. Preparedness and Survival Of primary interest, I’m guessing, is the list of preparedness and survival oriented blogs and websites I like. Bayou Renaissance ManBison Survival BlogDeals To MealsEternity RoadFood Storage…A Necessary AdventureFrugal CanningI Drive My Tractor In PearlsInternet PrepperKeep It Simple SurvivalLaptop And A RifleLittle House In The SuburbsModern Survival OnlineNeithercorp PressNom de plume: RivrdogNotes from the bunker…Open Source EcologyOutback MedicineParatus FamiliaPrep-BlogPrepare! Economics and Finance Next, there are a few economics and financial oriented sites I follow. Coyote BlogFOFOAFrugal DadGonzalo Liraof two mindsShenandoahThe Market TickerZero Hedge Guns and Liberty Heartless LibertarianMr. Miscellaneous Dad ThingWorks and Days How Do I Get My Site On This List?