Category: Pets

10 Ways SurvivalRing is changing direction this fall.

Site History of SurvivalRing SurvivalRing, as a web entity, has been online since November 1st, 1997. It started as a webring, and in the run-up to Y2k, it made the top 100 of 80,000+ rings existing at the time. During this era, I was running my original Blast Shelter website which started on AOL homepages, […]

HEALTH: How to Stay Cool Without AC

Source: By: The Ready Store Posted on: Updated July 19, 2012 Summer heat is upon us and it’s important to stay cool. With heat waves rolling across the United States, it’s essential to not get overheated and dehydrated. Many deaths have even been connected to power outages during the heat wave. These tips will help you and your […]


Source: By: Urbivalist Dan Posted on: October 15, 2010 Is this guy’s cousin a Poodle? It’s crazy to think that Rottweilers and Poodles are in the same family of animals. Or for that matter, Great Danes and Toy Chihuahuas. They are as different as they come. One is 200 pounds, the other is 2. In much the […]

TIPS: 10 Winter preparedness tasks for the home

Source: By: Jim Cobb, Living Ready Posted on: 11:58 AM 02/16/2014 We are now in our annual rendezvous with Old Man Winter, we human beings are sort of biologically, as well as psychologically, wired to batten down the hatches, so to speak. For many of us, we go into full “prep” mode, striving to stock up on everything and anything. […]

OPINION: Yet Another Bunker Story – Rich homeowners buying peace of mind with panic rooms, security systems

The last month or so has seen a lot of news stories in various media outlets about the highest end shelter market and who is planning, installing, or using the most premium of available shelter technology in preparing for possible threats in the future to families, belongings, and investments for the wealthy. The following article […]

Heads-up….just so you know…we’re moving…

No, not the website…just my wife and I.  We’re downsizing. My wife and I are currently moving everything we own to a smaller place in town, after 4 years out on the open range. It’s strictly a cost saving measure, but the benefits we are getting in return are quite measurable.  While we’ll be “in […]