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The Childfree, Cultural Identity and Intracultural Diversity

A Guest Post by Kimya Dennis, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Salem College A recent “What Would a Feminist Do?” podcast featured Meghan Daum and Danielle Henderson. They shared their perspectives, experiences and writings regarding the childfree—people who choose not to have biological and adopted children. Show More Summary

Think your preps will go for naught?

See light at the end of the tunnel and a happy outcome? I'm sure you know plenty of folks out there who have not a worry or care about the big picture. Who don't even want to hear about all the threats piling up to our way of life and who laugh at the thought of wasting any time, energy, or money to try to prepare for tough times. Show More Summary

3 Practical Wilderness Survival Tips That Could Actually Save Your Life

I find that many of my fellow Preppers seem to be avid outdoors folk.. must be par for the course since most who practice the art of the self-sufficient lifestyle to want to know our surroundings and understand what it means to liveShow More Summary

WAR-DRUMS CRESCENDO ... It's Time

Some folks are so wrapped up in the most ridiculous excuse for a presidential season ever seen that they are oblivious to the fact that in recent weeks we have stepped into a global situation so serious it is being compared to the Cuban...Show More Summary

Just in: Gulf Shrimp! -- Butter is back! -- Coffee and Bacon are must-haves!

WWW.SAFECASTLE.COM For all the details on our new surplus freeze-dried Shrimp, creamy Red Feather Butter, the legendary Yoders Canned Bacon, and the Costa Rican Green Coffee Beans with a shelf life of more than 20 years, see our latest email.?? Copyright 2007-2016 by Safecastle LLC www.safecastle.com

October Surprise: Up to 50% off Mountain House Food!

WWW.SAFECASTLE.COM Just as we were finishing out a huge Mountain House sale at the end of last month, we were surprised with a notification from Mountain House that they were offering us some tremendous discounts in October on some of their most popular #10 can varieties. Show More Summary

Buy an All-American Sun Oven, get a FREE $42 pot set!

WWW.SAFECASTLE.COM Cook, bake, dehydrate or boil with the world's most universal power source--free sunshine! The All-American Sun Oven can reach temps of 400F and boil or pasteurize water, cook and dehydrate most any food, and it weighs only 22 pounds. Show More Summary

To The End of June: An Intimate Life of American Foster Care

Review by Melanie Davis The foster care system receives billions of dollars, yet after five years of dedicated research, author Chris Beam reveals how poorly this system is working.  To The End of June: An Intimate Life of American Foster Care shines a focused light on one of the darkest corners of American culture. Show More Summary

Preparing a Wild Turkey

Intro: Cleaning Your Wild Turkey You have finally achieved a successful turkey hunt and the most difficult part is over. But, there is still a lot of work to do cleaning the bird to get it ready to be put in the freezer. One of the most common questions and concerns of new turkey hunters […] The post Preparing a Wild Turkey appeared first on Survival Blog | Survival Spot.

Expanding Public Libraries’ Marketing Reach to Adults Without Children

I was recently contacted by Tatiana Weinstein, Assistant Director/Director of Adult Services in the Lisle, IL Library District, about a feature article she published in August on Public Libraries Online. She speaks to her colleagues on an excellent topic: the need to widen libraries’ marketing reach to adults without children. Show More Summary

Halloween Costume Ideas for the Die Hard Prepper

Updated: 10/2/2016 Preppers are people too! And when Halloween time rolls around we like to get our party on with the best of em’! But it’s not like a Prepper to fall out of line with our survivalist values just because it’s Halloween. Show More Summary

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How Traveling the U.S. Made Me F’ing Love Our National Parks

I must admit: Up until this year I didn’t think much about our national parks. As a person who appreciates nature, but often stays clear of destinations that draws large crowds, the national parks fell roughly between “meeting Danny DeVito” and “petting a sloth” on my bucket list. (Meaning “nice-to-haves,” not “must-haves.”) That all changed […]

The Most Fantastical Doctor Who-Themed Baby Room

I’m a Doctor Who fan. And when I say I’m a Doctor Who fan, I mean I’ve only watched Doctor Who 2005 and on. (That didn’t stop me from dressing as the Fourth Doctor for Halloween.) Bf=Eleventh Doctor; me= Fourth Doctor My love for Doctor Who is what made me FREAK THE F OUT when I […]

ENDS TONITE, 9/30: HUGE Mountain House food SALE - up to 46% off, FREE SHIPPING

30-Year Shelf Life: Best Storage Food in the World Mountain House food is the cream of the crop in terms of long-term storage food. Pioneers and technology leaders in the freeze drying industry for 50 years, their track record speaks for itself. Show More Summary

Scholars Talk Pronatalism and Population Engineering

Michael Cook has an interesting article on bioedge.org: “Let’s fight climate change with population engineering.” Yes – “population“engineering.” What is it? Check it out. Population Engineering Cook summarizes the forthcoming article,”Population...Show More Summary

Surviving an EMP Attack: Life Without Electricity

Published: 9/28/16 A life without electricity, how many can say they have lived it?  I can… at least for a few days anyway. On a recent quest to identify the shortfalls in our emergency preparedness plan, our family decided to try out...Show More Summary

Non-GMO Vegetarian Emergency Food Buckets: Up to 44% off, FREE Shipping!

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Lowest LifeStraw price PLUS your choice of cool prepper Freebies!

WWW.SAFECASTLE.COM This offer won't last long... we want to move a lot of LifeStraw 5-packs in a short time, so we are offering not only the lowest price anywhere on them with FREE shipping (up to 37% off), but also...Your choice ofShow More Summary

On The Selfishness of Others: An Essay on the Fear of Narcissism

In The Selfishness of Others, Kristen Dombek asks some real questions about the “narcissism epidemic.”  She wants to get to the bottom of how we got to a time when according to many health professionals, there are “more narcissists today...Show More Summary

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