List of articles by Robert Wayne Atkins:
All available for free by clicking HERE
How to Find Water and How to Make Water Safe to Drink - Revised October 11, 2012.
How to Build a Very Effective Water Filter System for Approximately $75 - Revised October 11, 2012.
Berkey Black Water Filter Elements - Revised April 25, 2016.
Water Filter Recommendation - Revised August 5, 2013.
Pasteurization of Water - Added April 2, 2012.
Water Storage Options - Added August 1, 2013.
The Importance of Food - Added August 10, 2015.
Why Should Anyone Buy More Food Than They Can Eat in One Week? - Added April 2, 2014.
A 30-Day Emergency Food Supply - Revised May 2, 2016.
An Affordable One-Year Emergency Food Supply and a Really Cheap One-Year Emergency Food Supply - Revised May 2, 2016.
Important Factors to Consider When Purchasing and Storing Emergency Food - Added January 9, 2008.
Ten Different Ways to Heat Canned Foods - Added September 1, 2010.
Freeze Dried and Dehydrated Foods - Added January 1, 2014.
Long-Term Food Storage - Added September 9, 2013.
How to Get the Best Value When Buying Fresh Meat - Revised May 2, 2016.
The LEM #10 Hand-Cranked Stainless Steel Meat Grinder - Added April 16, 2010.
Black Pepper, Peppercorns, and Peppercorn Grinders - Added March 19, 2011.
Pure Salt, Iodized Salt, Sea Salt, and Sea Salt Grinders - Added April 1, 2011.
Coffee, Coffee Pots, and Coffee Bean Grinders - Added April 1, 2011.
Grain Grinders for Wheat, Corn, Oats, and Beans - Added October 3, 2013.
Grain: Wheat, Corn, and Oats - Added October 3, 2013.
Parched Corn - Added November 3, 2015.
Beans: An Important Survival Food for Hard Times - Added July 1, 2013.
Emergency Vegetable Seeds for Hard Times - Added March 16, 2013.
Traditional Skills and Equipment:
Grandpappy's Homemade Soap Recipe - Revised March 12, 2008.
How to Melt Animal Fat - Added August 14, 2007.
How to Start a Fire Using a Match or a Butane Lighter - Added February 24, 2010.
Firewood, Fireplaces, and Cast Iron Stoves - Added December 13, 2010.
Cast Iron Cookware - Added June 23, 2008.
How to Preserve Food Using Three Simple Old Fashioned Methods - Added May 7, 2010.
Practical Cooking Options During Serious Hard Times - Added June 2, 2014.
How to Build a Reflector Oven and How to Use a Reflector Oven - Added December 1, 2015.
How to Make a Primitive Clay Pot and How to Cook in a Clay Pot - Added March 1, 2016.
How to Make a Candle Using Animal Fat and Some Cotton String - Added August 1, 2016.
Smokehouse Questions and Answers - Added June 16, 2014.
How to Smoke Meat and How to Make Meat Jerky - Added June 1, 2012.
How to Build a Simple but Extremely Practical Smokehouse - Added June 1, 2012.
A Few Small Items That Could Be Useful During Hard Times - Revised February 1, 2014.
Bicycles for Emergency Transportation - Added June 18, 2007.
How to Build a Simple Sundial - Added May 20, 2011.
Technology for Hard Times:
Rechargeable Batteries and a Solar Battery Charger - Revised December 20, 2010.
Flashlights - Revised September 12, 2013.
Candles - Revised February 11, 2014.
Two-Way Communication: Cell Phones, Satellite Phones, and Two-Way Radios - Revised May 2, 2016.
The Basics of Shortwave Radio - Added April 10, 2010.
A Simple Explanation of the GPS Coordinate System - Added June 1, 2013.
Alternate Energy Sources - Added November 1, 2011.
How to Build a Portable Solar Power Generator - Added December 1, 2005.
Vacuum Food Sealer - Added October 1, 2013.
A Simple But Effective Survival Plan - Added June 2, 2010.
A List of 20 Common Mistakes that Should Be Avoided - Added January 12, 2011.
How to Start Preparing for Hard Times on a Very Modest Budget - Revised February 24, 2010.
Practical Items for Every Day Carry (EDC) - Added April 1, 2016.
An Emergency Backpack or a Bug-Out-Bag - Added February 24, 2010.
The Basic Rules of Survival During Hard Times - Revised November 11, 2008.
Pets and Livestock - Added March 17, 2008.
Charity During Hard Times - Added November 17, 2007.
Realistic Self-Sufficiency: The Do's and the Don'ts - Added July 22, 2009.
Emergency First Aid Books and Supplies - Revised February 8, 2014.
How to Survive an Epidemic - Added August 16, 2014.
Trade and Barter Items - Revised February 1, 2014.
Simple Easy Strategies on How to Reduce Your Living Expenses - Added September 3, 2012.
What to Do Right Now if the Hard Times Have Begun and You are Not Prepared - Added June 1, 2011.
The Solution to Hard Times - Added January 2, 2012.
Use Common Sense to Compare Your Current Location to Another Location - Added March 1, 2011.
How to Select the Optimal Retreat Location - Added November 2, 2009.
During a Disaster Event Should You Stay at Home or Leave? - Added December 21, 2007.
The Advantages and Disadvantages of Recreational Vehicles and Campers - Added November 1, 2010.
Community Involvement and Community Long-Term Survival - Added April 2, 2012.
Shelf Life Studies:
Shelf Life of Canned Food and Dry Food - Revised September 1, 2010.
Shelf Life of Medicine - Added September 3, 2007.
Hard Times and Acceptable Behavior - Added February 2, 2013.
Sensationalism - 2007 and July 2, 2012.
Clothing for Hard Times - Added July 1, 2011.
Shoes and Boots for Hard Times - Added July 1, 2011.
Practical Suggestions That Can Help to Maintain Harmony with Long-Term House Guests - Added September 4, 2012.
A Comparison of Five Leading Brands of Toilet Tissue - Revised August 1, 2013.
How to Wipe When There is No Toilet Tissue - Added February 14, 2009.
How to Convert Human Waste into a Safe Garden Compost Fertilizer - Added December 31, 2008.
Ant Hills: A Simple Solution - Added October 1, 2008.
Entertainment Options During Hard Times - Added April 2, 2014.
Ancient Board Games and Solitaire Games From Around the World - Revised June 2, 2010.
Recommended Reading (the following book summaries are on my website):
Man and Society in Calamity, by author Pitirim A. Sorokin.
The Pianist, by Wladyslaw Szpilman - Biography of a Young Civilian Who Survived World War 2.
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