Its that time of year, 2014 is quickly coming to an end, and we wanted to round up our top articles from the past 12 months. These articles still hold pertinent and actionable information that you can use to get better prepared.
Freedom Prepper’s Top 12 of 2014
1. Bizarre Yet Simple Invention to Seal a Gunshot Wound in 15 Seconds. How This Can Help Our Soldiers.
When we think about the military or the Department of Defense we usually think weapons and ammunition. What new weapon technology are companies developing to protect our troops? There is a new battlefield gadget called the X-STAT that can save many lives where gunshot wounds are involved.
2. If I Were the Devil…Paul Harvey’s Warning to America from 1965
Paul Harvey Aurandt (September 4, 1918 – February 28, 2009), better known as Paul Harvey, was a conservative American radio broadcaster for the ABC Radio Networks. He broadcast News and Comment on weekday mornings and mid-days, and at noon on Saturdays, as well as his famous The Rest of the Story segments.
3. 5 Most important items in your EDC (EveryDay Carry)
In recent months, I have been evaluating the items I have in my EveryDay Carry (EDC) backpack. This need came when I had to purchase a new carry due to a shoulder injury and could not carry my over the shoulder sling pack.
4. 5 Tips to Keep the Unprepared off Your Doorstep when the SHTF
It’s one thing to deal with friends and family who refused to listen to you when you said they need to start prepping. They just called you crazy, and always thought they’d just crash at your place during an emergency if needed.
5. Here are 7 Reasons You Should be Carrying a Tactical Flashlight for Self Defense
When most people think about choosing and carrying a tactical flashlight, self defense isn’t usually something that is taken into consideration about the flashlight.
6. 10 Mistakes You Might Have Made with Your Bug Out Bag
Call it what you want, bug out bag, 72 hour kit, get out of dodge bag, what ever you call it, it all means the same thing. The SHTF and it’s time to leave. There are hundreds of opinions on what should be in your bag, the size and the weight of it. I have ready many articles, posted some right here on the site about building the ultimate bug out bag.
7. Surviving Isn’t All Physical. 90 Percent of it is Mental, Here’s Why
Survival of the fittest? Ever heard that? I’m sure you have, but when it comes down to it survival is more mental than it is physical. You can be in tip top shape, have all the preps you need, but if your mind isn’t right, you aren’t ready.
8. Need to Build a Survival Shelter? Build the Ultimate Wikiup [Video]
With the bitter cold that is sweeping across the United States I really hope most of us are able to stay indoors and stay warm. But I know there are times where we find ourselves stranded outside, or maybe you’ve got a location picked out to bug out to and want to build a Wikiup type of survival shelter.
9. Does Your Kid have a Bug Out Bag? Here’s What Needs to Be in it By Age.
There is a lot of debate on whether we should be teaching our kids survival skills, or talking to them about what’s happening in the world. Should our kids be aware of the state our country is in, and the direction it is headed?Should they have an EDC kit or a bug out bag? Should you even consider bugging out with them, or just figure out how to bug in with them?
10. 7 Cool Reasons to Wear a Paracord Bracelet
I’ve seen a lot of paracord bracelets and key chains, many times for decorative purposes like the colors may be a school’s colors. Many people have these and don’t know what they are made of or what they can be used for.
11. What do You do with the Unprepared Family and Friends Knocking on Your Door?
We all have family and friends that think we are crazy. You know the ones I’m talking about. They always ask a ton of questions about what you are doing. “What’s up with all the food and water? Why are you buying so much ammunition? Nothing is ever going to happen, you’re just paranoid. Our government will never do that!”
12. 10 Bug Out Bag Mistakes that Make You Look Like a Complete Prepping Rookie
Imagine for a second that the SHTF and it’s time to bug out. You grab your bug out bag and away you go. You might be going on foot or jumping in your vehicle to get out of dodge, but either way it’s time to leave
There you have it. The 12 most popular posts from Freedom Prepper in 2014. Which one was your favorite? Let us know in the comments section below.