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Are you guys gift shopping for a prepper this Holiday season? I just finished putting together a pretty sweet holiday guide for the 2014 season. This year it focuses mostly […]

For the last 3-4 weeks, I have been absolutely blown away by Laurie Neverman’s Common Sense Homesteading blog. Plain and simple, if you’re an aspiring homesteader like me, you need […]

As many of us know, there are several different types of preppers. But until now, the conspiracy theorists, food storage moms, and tactical tough guys have all fallen under the […]

For today’s “Best of Web” Monday, I throw to a really cool community of tiny houses in Washington D.C, called Boneyard Studios. It’s headquarters are located in what was essentially […]

For today’s best of web monday, I wanted to throw to the library of Geoff Lawton videos on permaculture. For those of you who might not be familiar with Geoff […]

If you’re hoping to someday have an off grid house, Green Homes for Sale is definitely a website you should check out. Like many real estate websites, it contains listings […]

Ben Falk is the man. And his video on Adaptive Land and Infrastructure Systems for a Changing World, is incredibly thought provoking. At 127 minutes, it’s definitely not a short […]

For today’s best of web, I wanted to share a pretty cool mobile app that I’ve been playing with for the last little while. The app is called “Proclivus” (latin […]

In today’s “best of web” monday edition, I wanted to throw to the Beyond Off Grid documentary website. As the name suggests, the documentary discusses off grid living, and how […]

Every year, thousands of families are displaced by disasters. While these families are trying to figure out their next move, they need to take temporary shelter somewhere. The EXO Shelter, […]

Ever wondered how many watts you need in a generator, battery backup system, or solar panel setup? The “Watt Worksheet” from my buddy Ben at Financial Survivalist is exactly what […]

Guess what folks–after years of faithful service, my green filp phone has finally been retired. I finally joined the ranks of smartphone users with an iPhone 4S. As part of […]

Today’s Best of Web Monday resource comes from my good friend and fellow YouTuber “Never Enuff Ammo.” (Matt) As you can probably judge from the sound of his username, the […]

If you’re a prepper and you live urban, you NEED to check out The Urban Farming Guys. They are a group of 20+ families who purposely moved into one of […]

Today’s Best of Web Monday resource is Whole Systems Design. Basically put,  Whole Systems Design is a study of how humans can get the most abundance out of their land. […]

For the last little while, I’ve been in contact with a fellow YouTuber and viewer of The Daily Prep named “FixedByDoc.” He originally made some comments on my “Are IT […]

A couple days ago, my wife and I watched a movie about the incredible story of 38 Jews who escaped the holocaust by hiding in caves for almost 2 years! […]

I’ve been in the survival space for long enough to know that there are lots of little sub-sectors. Hunting, canning, gardening, medicine, and a million others. What’s my sub-sector? Straight […]

Got an email the other day from a guy named Josh, letting me know that Online Carry Training, offers Permit to Carry from the comfort of your home. An actual CCW course […]

You guys that know me well know that I’m REALLY into the off-grid part of prepping. The idea of having a self sufficient house, sitting on and living off of […]

A couple days ago, I got a comment from a YouTube viewer named Lanthanaas in response to Prepisode 129, The Best Survival TV Show. In his comment he mentioned that […]

Today’s “Best of Web” resource for you guys is Prepared Housewives. Here’s the deal: Prepared Housewives is a site run by a really cool gal named Jamie. She has done […]

I recently got an email from a reader encouraging me to check out The Simple Dollar blog. I did and was pleasantly surprised! It is an amazing resource with LOTS […]

Today is “Best of Web” Monday, and in today’s prepisode, I want to feature a truly awesome web resources for any prepper or survivalist. The site is called Survival Top […]

Are you looking for a good private firearms classified site where you can buy and sell guns online? I recently came across a site called National Gun Trader. They offer […]

Honest to goodness, the best thing I’ve seen on the web all week is the “Off Grid Video Series” from LDS Prepper. This guy is awesome! What exactly is it? […]

Here I am again, blabbing about off-grid housing. This time, it’s in the form of the IT House. IT Houses are the creation of TK Architects (Taalman Koch) out of […]

A couple weeks ago, my good buddy Derek shared a cool link on The Daily Prep’s Facebook Page. It was for a nuclear map created by the folks at Nuclear […]

If you’re living in the U.S. right now, is your state free? Mabe a better quesiton is, “Compared to all the other states, how does your state stack up?” Freedom […]

In my mind, the “summit” of prepping lies in having a secure off the grid build. It just feels peaceful. Even though you are still subject to weather and acts […]

Ever since the “Post-Sandy Hook” firearms craziness began, I’ve seen a bunch of bumper stickers and shirts in support of the 2nd Amendment. Many of them are a little too […]

A couple weeks ago, I got an interesting comment on a post I wrote in 2011 entitled “Is This the Best Bug Out Shelter?”. It was from a dude named […]

Have you ever tried to make a handgun out of a mousetrap or fuel from water? Well, next time you are, look no further than Grant Thompson, The King of […]

Like a handful of you guys out there, I have a minor obsession with ISBU shipping container housing.  It stems out of a handful of reasons. Shipping containers are: Cheap […]

So I just heard about “The Citadel“, a newly announced survival community, being planned in the St. Maries Idaho area.  It’s goal is to give residents an added level of […]

Ever since I read Neil Strauss’ Emergency and Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged, I’ve wondered exactly how free Americans are. It’s a question that evokes a lot of passion from both […]

A couple of weeks ago, I posted a quick video about a letter that the Utah Sheriff’s Association sent to President Obama regarding gun control measures. Since that time, I’ve […]

While reading the book “Prepper’s Home Defense” I’ve been going over the section on “safe rooms.” A safe room is basically a room within your home that is ultra-fortified against […]

As some of you guys know, I’m a big Tim Ferriss fan (writer, entrepreneur, tech investor, etc). Last week he did a video with a buddy of his where he […]

If you guys haven’t seen Mr. Colion Noir yet, you need to check him out! Firearms reviews, footage from the field, but best of all–some great rants. Colion Noir is […]

For today’s BOWM prepisode, I wanted to point y’all towards a dude I just recently found online… URBAN NATURE MAN. That’s right, this guy is from Wisconsin, but moved to […]

Our friend Derek Porter posted on The Daily Prep facebook wall last week, about a really cool resource that I wanted to share with you guys. It’s called “How Prepared […]

Some of you folks may remember when I did a prepisode about the Learn Liberty institute (click here if you want to check it out). Libertas is another non-profit organization, […]

What’s up from Hanover, New Hampshire! I’m on the road this week in New England, but still wanted to bring you some BOW goodness from my Courtyard Marriott Hotel Room. […]

Hurricane Sandy is starting to hit the East Coast, and from the looks of it, it’s going to be a nasty one. Here’s a few quick last minute helps. Resources: […]

The other day I came across The Permaculture Design Game, created by the guys at Seed.org. While the game doesn’t get too specific about the “how-to’s” of permaculture, it does […]

Today’s a silly one folks… If you’ve ever wanted to see the tilapia spawning process set to a little Marvin Gaye mood music…here you go! Be sure to check out […]

The answer is…you don’t know. As proof of that, Ready.gov has launched a campaign called “Today.” Today is the last day that you can make a plan for tomorrow. If […]

I love it when 2 of my heroes come together under one roof. Recently, I found an interview where that very thing happens–Simon Black, founder of Sovereign Man, interviewing Neil […]

For today’s “best of web” Monday, I feature a website called Promotive. Simply put, Promotive is a middle man between gear manufacturers and “industry leader consumers.” Promotive provides the platform […]

Happy Labor Day peeps! Hope you guys are soaking up the unofficial last day of summer with some time in the water and some grilled goodness. “Fix Us” is a […]

Have you guys seen Drinking With Bob yet? This guy is pure Best of Web awesomeness.  He’s a YouTube Channel, a website, and an inspiration. Drinking With Bob features several […]

Best of Web Monday, and today I throw to the Urban Homestead project, of Pasadena, CA. The Urban Homestead is the effort of the Dervaes family to live self sufficiently […]

The Urban Farming Guys is a non-profit organization that teaches people low tech solutions for farming, livestock, aquaponics, composting, bio-gas and more. In today’s “Best of Web” Monday, I throw […]

Hey guys…today I’m kind of cheating… I’m about 67 hours into my 72 hours without electricity challenge. Today I really had to get some work done, so I cheated and […]

By this time, everyone’s heard of Doomsday Preppers, but have you heard of Doomsday Bunkers? This “sister” spinoff, takes a closer look at the actual retreats and bug out locations […]

For the last 2 weeks, Utah has been on fire! Currently there are 9 wildfires ablaze in Utah, at various places along the Wasatch front of the Rocky Mountains. The […]

In some form or fashion, many of us have a goal to eventually live on a “homestead.” But exactly what this means, depends on who you’re talking to. In Jack […]

What would it have been like to have lived through Hurricane Katrina? Some of you may have had first hand experience with Katrina, but for the rest of us that […]

When I was looking over some of my past prepisodes, I almost couldn’t believe that I haven’t mentioned a couple of my personal favs on BOWM yet. Fernando “FerFal” Aguirre […]

In today’s BOWM, I throw to a YouTube channel that I’ve found recently–Never Enuff Ammo. Never Enuff Ammo, is an awesome resource for anybody looking for gun reviews from a […]

As preppers, there are a few different things that Memorial Day should make you think about: War and violent conflict really is a giant threat that we face. If you […]

I’ve spoken before about the “Red Dawn Bug Out Mentality”, and just how far-fetched it really is. In today’s Best of Web Monday, I thought I’d point you guys towards […]

For today’s BOWM, I give you City Cottage. City Cottage is a downloadable ezine based out of the UK. And it’s free! In addition to their info-packed publications on fruit […]

Are you trying to figure out how to raise some backyard chickens? Look no further than backyardchickens.com I stumbled onto this site about a month or so ago, and have […]

Happy Monday! Today’s BOWM comes to you courtesy of Ben, loyal Daily Prepper and fellow Utahn. In a conversation I had with him this weekend, he reminded me of a […]

In today’s BOWM, I pass along some of the handiwork of my good buddy Alex over at The Bubba Effect. Alex has put together a reference library that will make […]

Happy Monday! In today’s BOWM, I wanted to throw to good ol FEMA! FEMA’s Independent Study Courses offer a TON of information on preparing for and dealing with emergencies. I […]

Good to be back with you guys! After a few day hiatus in L.A. I’m back with you guys today, and talking about survival mega-hub PrepperWebsite.Com. Prepper Website is a […]

In today’s BOWM, I share with you a couple of goodies that I recently came across: A forum that isn’t gloom, doom, and “me against the world” mentality An game […]

Even though it’s important that we prepare, it’s even more important is that we act. I WILL ACT is a movement that I found recently, started by the guys at […]

In today’s BOWM, I throw to the Low Tech Combat project, and specifically The Human Combative Behavior Manifesto. The HCBM is a 44 page free ebook offered by the guys […]

Today is BOWM, and in today’s prepisode I take a look at a site that can teach you how to do anything. I’ve been enjoying this site and hopefully you […]

Last week I was given my first ever Liebster “bloggie” award by Bernie at Apartment Prepper.  The idea of Liebster is that the awards are given to your favorite “up […]

Best of Web Monday! (and welcome to folks visiting from Bug Out Survival) Last week, Jack at The Survival Podcast interviewed Darby from Simpson Family Farms. They talked about a […]

In today’s BOWM prepisode, I chat briefly about 2 online resources that can help you learn the history of disasters occurring in your area. Resources USA.com’s disaster 60-year history of […]

Best of Web Monday, and on the coattails of my excursion to the Salt Lake mountains with Ben, today I’m sharing a few good resources for sheltering in the cold. […]

In today’s BOW Monday, I throw to a handful of my favorite “deal of the day” sites specifically for gear. Some of my recent favs have been: Outdoor Daily Gearhog […]

Hmmm…what do you think? In today’s “Best of Web Monday” I give you a couple resources to assist in preserving your individual liberty. The American Presidency Project–Executive Order Summary www.thisnation.com–What […]

In today’s BOW Monday, I throw to a project called Open Secrets. Open Secrets is focused squarely on exposing how the money changes hands in politics. Specifically, you can find […]

In today’s “Best of Web Monday”, I talk about what is perhaps the most controversial survival site out there.  Alpharubicon.com is a 16 year old survival forum that requires members to […]

It’s “Best of Web Monday”, and today I’m talking about how to find fellow survivalists in your area using a website called Meetup.com. In a just few quick searches, I […]

Today’s best of web monday features 3 different types of resources you can use to drum up some employment FAST.  The resources come in 3 varieties. Watch and learn! Temp […]

Sound like an exaggerated claim? Maybe. But before you decide for sure, head on over to Fiverr and see what I’m talking about! As survivalists, an important aspect of our […]

Happy Halloween! In today’s “Best of Web Monday”, I have a couple really cool resources to pass along: www.animatedknots.com–shows you how to tie virtually ANY knot, in real time animation. […]

Baseball cards are so ’87. In today’s best of the web Prepisode, I feature www.heirloomseedswap.com, a hub for urbivalists looking to trade heirloom seed varieties. This site has seeds for […]

It’s “Best of web” Monday again.  This week, I’m really stoked about the project that I have to share. Save Our Skills (www.saveourskills.com) is the incredible work of Nick LaDieu […]

  “Best of Web” Monday! In today’s edition, I feature a couple of sites that will get your wheels turning. www.everyday-carry.com-is a site featuring photos of different people’s EDC. Get […]

Today is Monday, and that means it’s time for the Urbivalist’s “Best of the Web.” This week’s best of web comes from a video that I received from a friend […]

  You ever thought about why college costs so much? I have. In fact I’ve ruined dinners out with friends debating this very thing. If you fall into the same […]

It’s Monday, and it’s time for another “Best of The Web.” This week, I’m stoked to share a couple more awesome urbivalist resources. #1) Check out the FREE online video […]

Time to let you in on more secrets… Last week we featured 3 projects that urbivalists need to know about. Today we feature 3 more amazing projects, that will BLOW […]

In spite of all it’s potential for time wasting and filth, there is some amazing stuff to be learned on the internet. Since beginning The Urbivalist a year ago, I […]

Last Thursday, I’d had enough. I’d been online trying to figure out my credit card balances for the last hour, only to be roadblocked every 5 minutes by a password […]