Category Archives: Just for Fun

Win a Lifestraw and Detoxadine in our Survival Giveaway!

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ENTER THE GIVEAWAY BELOW Beat The End hasn’t had a giveaway for a while so I thought it would be time to give back to our readers. In this giveaway we have partnered with End Times Warehouse. End Times Warehouse is a store dedicated to getting you the highest quality preparedness gear to help you

Top 10 Dumbest Gun Quotes by Politicians!

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I don’t do to many of these, but every now and then it is good to have these just for fun articles. As most people know there are many politicians who make laws either based on emotion or things they have no idea about.  One of the biggest areas we see this today is when

Couponing for Preppers Part II

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Part II-How to Get the Good Deals! In my previous post, I explained the things that would be good to be stocked up on and why they’re good to have a lot of on hand. In this article, I’m going to explain how you can get them for really cheap, if not for free. I

American Exit Strategy Survival Fiction Book Review

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While I like post apocalyptic prepper type movies I am usually not a big reader of fiction.  I am usually more into the biographic, political, and historical nonfiction when I do read actual books, but most of the time it is articles and how tos for me. So this book even being fiction really kept

Couponing for Preppers Part 1

Couponing for Preppers Part 1 If you’ve read my other articles, you’ve heard me say that this whole prepping thing is very new to me and I’m pretty much learning as I go. But I’m learning oh so much! And although couponing is quite a bit of work, it really can pay off in the

The Wayward Journey: Post Apocalyptic Book Review

  The Wayward Journey By:Nathan Hale His Website is www.abundantfuture.net. I personally am not a big reader of fiction, but there are a few things I really like.  The Wayward Journey was one of those books that I couldn’t put down.  It is definitely one of my favorite books and I can’t wait for the 2nd

Survival Pulse – An Online Preparedness Resource

Trying to become more prepared can be overwhelming. There are literally hundreds of blogs that publish useful information regularly, and new ones pop up each day. While it is great to have this information at your fingertips, it is difficult and time consuming to sort through it all to find the information you need. Survival

The Bible and Prepping

I have in the past talked about why prepping is beneficial not only to us as individuals, but also to our communities and society in general.  There are many in the prepper community who are Christians and would like to follow what God says in the Bible (If you are not Christian no problem,  but

Dan’s Depot Survival EDC Kit Giveaway! Check it out!

Our friends over at Dan’s Depot are having a great giveaway.  Win an Everyday Carry Survival kit with bag.  This is a great piece of equipment to have stored in your vehicle or anytime you go hiking. Click the picture above to enter. Don’t forget to check out all of the cool survival and prepper

How to Build a Rocket Stove From Trash

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What is a rocket stove? A rocket stove is basically a wood fire enclosure that directs the heat and fire to the pot or skillet that is on top of the stove.  By the name it sounds high tech and fancy but wood rocket stoves are actually quite simple in design and simple to make.

The Best of Survival Video Games

Though this may not be a conventional post about prepping or survival I think entertainment is good to have. I like to play video games and it is nice to find some survival based games even though there aren’t that many. I have listed a few of the games that I feel are great survival

Survival Knife and Gift Card Giveaway!

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Beat the End has teamed up with Doomsday Moose to offer another great giveaway!   Doomsday Moose is another valuable survival blog that offers great information about prepping, survival, and Doomsday news. Check them out to get good info on survival.  http://www.doomsdaymoose.com For this June giveaway we have two great prizes for two winners. Gerber Bear

Rappelling, Caves and Backpacking Oh My, Videos, Thoughts and Tips

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This past weekend my wife and I went on a backpacking excursion in Clear Creek Canyon. It is about an hour east of Flagstaff, Arizona. This is one of the most beautiful and amazing places in all of Arizona. The Canyon is like something out of a movie or photograph and every time I am

A Prepper Challenge

Here’s a challenge related to money. Can you go an entire 24-hour period without spending a dime? How about a week? How about a month? We often don’t realize both how much we spend and where all of our money goes. From the time you wake up in the morning, money is often leaving your pocket at an alarming

Beat The End Survival Gear Giveaway

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As a thank you to all of the readers of the Beat The End survival blog we have put together a survival gear giveaway.  We have teamed with 10 companies and websites that have made this giveaway possible.  Before you enter the giveaway, check out some of our sponsors below to see all the great things they have

Gear Review: SafeGuard Armor Stealth Concealable Body Armor

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I would first like to thank Anthony at SafeGuard Armor for giving me the chance to review his fantastic stealth body armor. I personally had never worn or had body armor as I had just figured it was too big, bulky and heavy to wear on a daily basis. So when I received this stealth armor I

Great Time at the Arizona Survivalist/Prepper Expo

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On Saturday March 30th my wife Megan and I had the pleasure of attending the AZ Survivalist/Prepper Expo. It was great to meet all the vendors and look at all the cool survival products and services that these companies brought to the table.  One of the things that I thought was amazing was the diverse

Take the Top 10 Doomsday Scenarios Poll

Even though Simply Hike has already released there infographic on the Top Ten Doomsday Theories for 2013 you can still vote in there poll.  What do you think is the most likely Doomsday scenario that would happen in 2013.  Check out the poll at http://blog.simplyhike.co.uk/index.php/2013/02/top-ten-doomsday-theories-2013/. You can also comment on their poll and let them know

Top Ten Doomsday Theories of 2013

 Thank you http://www.simplyhike.co.uk/ for this great infographic about doomsday theories.  Also thank you for mentioning my site on it. This graphic shows what people think would be the most likely doomsday scenarios!

How to Make a Survival Candle!

So you want to make a candle for TEOTWAWKI.  There are a lot of benefits to having lots of candles in a survival situation.  For one, they can help provide heat, even if its a small amount and 2 they provide instant light if electricity goes out.  You can make candles out of various items