Survival Central To Launch New Survival Product At The Survival Expo Niagara Falls Aug 9-10

Survival Central's Mini Solar Tube Cooker and Water Sanitizer Survival Central’s Mini Solar Cooking and Water Sanitization Tube

By: Robert Studer

This coming weekend August 9-10 in Niagara Falls Ontario is going to be one of the biggest events of the summer for the Prepping, Survival and Homesteading community.
It is also going to be one of the biggest events of the year as Survival Central will be introducing a new product for the first time at booth 21.
For those who can’t make the show here is your opportunity to have a sneak peek, and a chance to purchase one before they go on sale this weekend. Continue reading

U.S. Seismicity Reaches All-Time High

EarthquakeFrom: Fire Earth

1,213 earthquakes strike the U.S. in the 7 days leading to the 4th of July

At least 1,213 earthquakes of all magnitudes have struck the United States and Puerto Rico in the seven-day period to the 4th of July 2015.

The quakes have occurred across 19 States—Alabama, Alaska, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, Oklahoma, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas, Oklahoma, Utah, Virginia, Washington, Wyoming—and Puerto Rico.

The global total for the period was 1,314. Continue reading

The Truth About Expiration Dates

Survival MedicineExpiration Dates and Preparedness

From: Doom & Bloom

Hey Preppers,

As a physician,I get a lot of questions about expiration dates on medications, and whether medications should be thrown out once they hit that date.  In the preparedness community, most of us accumulate medicines for use in an uncertain future.  Part of that uncertainty is not knowing when or if our society will finally enter a full-blown collapse.  Even government agencies wonder if all the medical supplies they’ve stockpiledwill still be effective years after expiration. So, let’s discuss what an expiration date really means.

Expiration dates have been mandated for medications since 1979. The expiration date is the last date that the pharmaceutical company will guarantee that the drug is at 100% full potency.  Except in very rare cases,there is no evidence that suggests that there is anything harmful about that medication if used after that date.  In other words, they don’t magically become poisonous or cause you to grow a third eye in the middle of your forehead.  Now that you know that, the question is whether the drug loses its beneficial effects and how fast it does so. Continue reading