Man Wrongfully Convicted in 1989 Brooklyn Murder Is Set Free

Here’s the news story from Yahoo! News. This man served nearly 25 years of a 25-to-life sentence for a murder he provably did not commit. The 51-year-old Fleming had said from the start that he couldn’t have shot Darryl “Black” … Continue reading

Superfoods for Preppers: Leafy Green Crops

Forget about iceberg lettuce. It’s one of the least nutritious vegetables you could eat. Iceberg lettuce is 95% water and low in pretty much every nutrient, even fiber. So why give it space in your survival garden? By comparison, many … Continue reading

Which Knife is your Every Day Carry?

Over at a little blog called The Art of Manliness, they have an interesting post: Every Man Should Carry a Pocket Knife. Here’s an excerpt: 1st Century Romans created the first folding pocket knife. They made for easy carrying for … Continue reading

15 April 2014 Deadline for NY Residents to Register Assault Weapons

The New York State “SAFE Act” requires NY residents who own or possess an assault weapon to register that weapon with the State police on or before 15 April 2014. Registration can be done online. See the official State website … Continue reading

Hacking Those Overly-Restrictive Gun Laws

This post is a brief summary of gun designs and products devised by manufacturers to provide a legal end-run around laws that restrict certain types of firearms. As always, nothing on this blog should be taken as legal advice. Laws … Continue reading

Weekly Survival Reader: April 7-11

It’s time for another installment of Prep-Blog’s weekly prepping and survival reader, with interesting blog posts, articles, products, and news of interest to preppers. By the way, if you like Prep-Blog.com, vote for the site by clicking the “Top Prepper … Continue reading

12 Expensive Foods that are Cheap to Grow

… and easy to grow, and very healthy. If you have the land and the time to go totally self-sufficient and grow all your own food, more power to you. I think that’s great. But a large percentage of Preppers … Continue reading

Which States Are the Most Gun Friendly?

The following list of gun-friendly States was taken from a few different online articles on the subject. To vote, choose up to 5 States. For some background information on each State and its gun laws, see: Top 10 Gun-Friendly States … Continue reading

New EPA Rule Targets Wood-burning Stoves

“The Environmental Protection Agency proposed a rule changes in January that would dramatically tighten emissions requirements on new wood-powered heaters, though does not impact ones already in homes.” (Foxnews) Critics are saying that this rule change will place an unfair … Continue reading

Weekly Survival Reader: March 31 to April 4th

It’s time for another installment of Prep-Blog’s weekly prepping and survival reader, with interesting blog posts, articles, products, and news of interest to preppers. By the way, if you like Prep-Blog.com, vote for the site by clicking the “Top Prepper … Continue reading

Two-thirds of the 50 States have called for a Constitutional Convention

Here’s the news report from: Foxnews and the Washington Times. Last week, the Michigan State legislature voted to call a Constitutional Convention to consider a balanced budget amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Michigan is the 34th State to call for … Continue reading

Unprecedented Outbreak of Ebola in Africa

Here’s the news report: An outbreak of Ebola hemorrhagic fever in West Africa has spread to Guinea’s capital and beyond its borders in an “unprecedented epidemic,” a leading aid agency reported Monday. A total of 122 patients are suspected of … Continue reading