How to Make a Good Emergency Plan for Your Family [INFOGRAPHIC]

By Conrad Novak, SurvivorsFortress.com Why You Should be Prepared Natural and manmade disasters are a risk many have to deal with on a semi regular basis. From floods or fires to earthquakes and tornadoes, it pays to be prepared before disaster strikes. Even if you don’t live in a disaster prone area, everyone faces the risk of something like a house fire or a water line rupture at an unexpected time. It pays to be ready ahead of time. The American Red Cross offers some suggestions on ways to prepare for a disaster with you family. They even offer some […]

Here’s Why Texas Indigo Snakes Are Good to Have Around [VIDEO]

What is it about shocking snake videos? For some reason, we just can’t get enough of them. The more unbelievable, terrifying, or flat out disgusting, the more these videos seem to draw us in. In some strange way, these videos appeal to our sense of survival. Maybe it’s the need to test ourselves in a way… Maybe we need to know just how we might react if we were to actually come face to face with a massive anaconda? Where can you find the world’s largest cottonmouth? Or who would win in an epic showdown between a rattlesnake and a water […]

Top 6 “Tactical Revolvers” You Didn’t Know Had Accessory Rails

We’re big fans of wheel guns here at Patriot Caller. It’s hard to say exactly why revolver junkies have this particular affliction, when there are so many amazing semi-automatic pistols out there. For some, it’s just a simplicity thing. For others, it’s an issue of familiarity. Plus, there’s just the cool factor… John Wayne, Clint Eastwood, Charles Bronson, etc… When you see these guys, what type of gun is in their hands? It’s almost always a revolver. One question we get over and over here is, are there any revolvers that have accessory rails? You know, to attach tactical lights, […]

8 Ways to Purify Water You Never Knew About

Water is an essential liquid that can help keep your skin moisturized. Your body also utilizes water to maintain key bodily functions and regulate a normal temperature. As your body loses water through digestion, breathing and sweating, you’ll need to replenish the fluids regularly to prevent dehydration. Additionally, to maintain the essential health and wellness in humans, animals and vegetation, your water needs to be free from impurities such as minerals, contaminants and other pathogens. If the liquid isn’t in its purest form, the bacteria can cause health complications through diseases and illnesses. The following are ways to purify water […]

Top 6 Must-Have Tactical Shooting “Toys”

On its own, a gun serves many useful purposes. For example, it can help you defend yourself and hunt. And, let’s be honest; a gun is just flat out fun to shoot. But why not take your guns to the next level by equipping them with some of the most useful gun accessories? These add-ons can improve your accuracy, which will boost the fun factor. Of course, this also makes it easier to protect your family during an emergency situation. There are many gun accessories available, so how do you know which ones to invest in? We’re going to showcase […]

9 Disastrous Things That’ll Happen During the Next Major Blackout

As the weather heats up, the demand on the US energy grid skyrockets with each air-conditioner that clicks on. While the grid itself is duct taped together in many cases, there is overwhelming evidence that terrorists and foreign hackers are waging work on your utility company. A security company has found malware code that, if deployed and activated, can take control of all substation circuit breakers and switches. In other words, the ability to cripple our nation is within the hands of hackers, and even though government officials are working on the problem, they may not be able to come […]

Luxury Items You’ll Really Want in a SHTF Crisis

What comes to mind when you hear the word luxury? An opulent penthouse suite or perhaps a high class luxury vehicle? These things are definitely considered to be luxury right now. However, after the SHTF, things we take for granted today could quickly become the most highly desired luxury items. Some of these things can be stocked up on right now, but others will quickly become obsolete. Additionally, there are some obnoxiously expensive luxury items that would actually be very useful during an apocalyptic situation. Let’s explore some of the items that you’ll want (or miss) the most when the […]

8 “Blackout” Must-Haves to Survive a Major Power Outage

Even a short-term blackout can cause major issues. For example, if the power goes out for a day or two during the hottest part of summer or the deepest, coldest part of winter, many people will be at risk of dying from exposure. Sadly, there are news stories almost every winter about elderly people who lost power and froze to death inside their home. Of course, these problems will become much more amplified if a major blackout robs everyone of electricity for several weeks or months. Surviving all of the chaos that would accompany this type of incident will require […]

The Ultimate Father’s Day Gift Guide

Does your father happen to love just about anything that shoots, cuts, or looks like Wild Bill Hickok may have owned it at one time? Yeah, that seems to cover an awful lot of the Fathers that Patriot Caller readers are shopping for. Come to think of it, this applies to most of the readers as well. That’s we’ve compiled a list of the most irresistible and high-value gifts that will not only put a smile on Dad’s face when he opens it, but gives him many years of use (as he smiles and reflects on what a smart and […]

Interview With Wyatt Earp

Sitting in an old rocking chair was a graying man with defiant eyes. He had stared down some of the baddest outlaws that roamed the Old West.  Unlike many of his contemporaries this man lived to see a ripe old age of 80. During his time as a lawman, he worked some of the roughest boom towns man could imagine:  Dodge City and Tombstone.  When he turned 13, he snuck out of the family farm to join the Union army and fight in the Civil War… only to be turned away for being too young. This was Wyatt Earp and […]