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10 Best Places to Hide Your Guns in Plain Sight
If you’re a gun owner with young children, then at some point you’ve faced a dilemma: You want easy access to your gun in case of a home invasion, but you don’t want to just leave it lying out where your kids can find it. Even if you’ve taught them gun safety, there’s s...
10 Edible and Poisonous Mushrooms-Guide to Mushroom Identification
POSTED BY FARHAN AHSAN    Have you ever wondered while cooking what can you possibly add to make your dish standout? Mushrooms are an option and they can take your cooking to a whole new level. But in order to use them for eating and cooking, inedible and edible mushroom identification i...
10 Survival Skills Your Great-Grandparents Knew (That Most Of Us Have Forgotten)
Our modern society is highly dependent upon the “system.” Not only do we rely upon utility services to bring us electricity, water and natural gas, but also on an incredibly complex supply chain which provides us with everything from food to computers. Without that supply chain, most of ...
15 Survival Duct Tape Tricks Every Prepper Should Know [PICS]
This is a Picture Gallery of 15 Survival Duct Tape Tricks that every prepper needs to know. When things get crazy, like when you get stuck in the bush or when zombies overrun the planet,  you’ll want to have a large stockpile of duct tape. You can build and repair pretty much anything wi...
16 Uses of Sticky Pine Sap for Wilderness Survival and Self-Reliance
by Todd Walker - The Survival Sherpa   Scavenging resources in a wilderness survival situation can turn up life-saving stuff. That’s why developing a possum mentality is vital! Our ancestors walked our woodlands and learned to use the resources most modern outdoor enthusiast ov...
161 Aspects of Self Reliance
When you are new to self-reliance, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. I wish I could tell you the “lost” feeling changes over time, but it doesn’t. The truth is; while you expand your knowledge of taking care of yourself, your interests in new subjects and skills can spiral ...
17 Things To Put In Your Pet Survival Kit
When people get busy storing supplies, reading survival books, and practicing their skills, it’s easy for them to forget about their pets. But if a major disaster occurs, you’ll want to make sure your pets are healthy and taken care of so you can concentrate on other things. Most people ...
23 ITEMS UNDER $5 THAT CAN SAVE YOUR LIFE!
I grew up in sunny California, and even though I have now lived in Utah for nearly 20 years, I still get this unsettled feeling whenever winter starts to settle in. When I think of how COLD it gets and the things that could potentially go wrong while on the road, or even at home should the power go ...
27 Survival Uses for Floss You Never Thought Of
When you are packing your bug out bag or putting supplies on the shelf, lack of space can be a serious problem. That’s why it’s best to store items that can serve many purposes. Things like trash bags,chap stick, and pantyhose take up very little space and can be used in numerous wa...
29 Reasons to Use Coffee Filters for Survival
Coffee filters are ubiquitous. They are inexpensive, light weight and readily available. Heck, you can purchase coffee filters at the Dollar store, Amazon Costco, the corner grocery and even on EBay. Now I will be first to admit that there are a lot of lists floating around with suggested uses for c...
32 Mental And Urban Survival Skills For Kids
Although these are listed as urban survival skills, the truth is they are relevant for most kids living a modern life, not just those in cities. Some of these, particularly escape and evasion, aren’t things most of us need in daily life (sibling issues aside), but kids should use and practice ...
32 Wilderness Survival Skills For Kids
We went to work and created this wilderness skill set. Keep in mind kids come in all ages. Not all skills are appropriate for younger kids, in particular. Basic Wilderness Survival Skills for Kids 1. Rowing and steering a rowboat, canoe, and any other watercraft common in your area 2. Safely use ...
33 Prepper Uses for Aluminum Foil
Aluminum foil (often erroneously referred to as tin foil) is possibly the most versatile item in your kitchen. I could probably list 100 different uses for aluminum foil, but for this post I’m going to focus on uses that might interest preppers and homesteaders. If you don’t have any alu...
36 Weekend Preparedness Projects
Have some extra time and looking for some cool projects?  Need a preparedness project you can do this weekend, or even several?  Hoping to learn a new skill in the process? Look no further. I’ve spent a lot of time lately researching cool projects, and  I want to share with you ...
43 Off The Grid Hacks To Get-Er-Done
43 Off the Grid Hacks - by Pioneer Settler Let’s face it…we live in a world full of commodities. So many that we’ve grown very accustomed to a certain lifestyle and it’s difficult when that gets thrown out of whack – especially when you live off the grid. Homestea...
50 Survival Items You Forgot To Buy
If you’re reading this, you probably already know the basics: water, food storage, first aid, etc. But even hardcore survivalists can overlook things. In this post I want to mention 50 survival items you might have forgotten to buy. I already mentioned several of these in the post, Unusual Sur...
52 Plants In The Wild You Can Eat: Edible Greenry
Written by Suntactics   We all know our vegetables and fruits are safe to eat, but what about other wild edibles? Here are a few common North American goodies that are safe to eat if you find yourself stuck in the wild.  For the serious conoisseur, if you get to the end on page 6,&nbs...
6 Habits of Highly Effective Preppers
In 1989, Stephen Covey published his timeless book, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People and launched not only a "7 Habits" empire, but changed countless lives. I was reviewing his list of habits and was struck by how many of them directly apply to preparedness and survival, from everyday emergen...
65 Pieces Of Survival Wisdom From The Great Depression (2 videos 3 pages)
via TheSurvivalMom It was the best of times, it was the very worst of times. America’s Great Depression of the 1930s was a time of starvation and subsistence survival for many families. Decades later, many survivors of those years hold on to the survival lessons they learned, from hoardin...
7 Primitive Cooking Methods You Still Need to Know Today
by C. Nelson Long before we had pots and pans, men and women knelt over fires and used what nature provided to put food on their table (or on the large rock serving as their table that evening). Today, we have knives, pots, spoons, and even large appliances like food processors. But that doesn&...
7 Survival Ideas You Never Thought About
There’s no doubt that preparing for an SHTF scenario is not something you can do in a week or two. It takes time, a little bit of money and a little bit of work. Only problem is that the more we know, the more we feel like we know. So we start absorbing information like a sponge. We end up le...
7 Things You Need To Know About Bushcraft
1.   The Blade  The Cutting blade, the most important tool to the Bushcrafter. It is as important as the sword is to a warrior or teeth and claws are to the Lion.  A good Bushcraft blade is sturdy and light and is made from the highest quality materials with the tang runnin...
A World Record As He Slacklines 1000 Feet In The Air
On August 2nd 2015 Spencer Seabrooke set out to break the world record for the longest free solo slackline ever. He shattered the previous record by 7 meters!    "This had to have been one of the most gut wrenching things ive experienced in my whole life, between operating the drone and w...
Baking Bread In The Outdoors; Wild Food
Take a walk through the steps as Ray teaches us to bake bread in the wild outdoors: If I didn't see this, I would never have known you could bake so easily over a fire.  His tricks are great! I can't wait to try this and make my own Fire-baked bread!...
Bear Attacks Campsite And Car: Is This How You Want To End Up? Be Sure Your Food Is Secure
This is one episode you won't forget.  Watch as these two get stranded in a tree trying to avoid the hungry bear.   Please don't try this at home!  Not the healthy food of choice, and when he wants more, he knows where to break-in!...
California's Man-Made Drought: A 7 Part Detail On One Large Mistake
Part 1:  Water Diverted To The Ocean This original story was brought to the worlds attention by the Wall Street Journal in September of 2009.  Here we are six years later, and look.... is this the result of that decision?  Read for yourself and you decide... California has ...
Coconut Expert on How To Climb A Tree To Chase A Meal (4 videos)
"I realized there was no video available with step by step instructions on how to climb a coconut tree. This is coconut climbing for beginners. I learned how to climb coconut trees from watching videos but none of them actually show you the trick to climbing Coconut trees! This is for beginners. exp...
Desperate Cashless Greeks Are Now BARTERING For Goods 'Craigslist Gone Wild'
Residents of Greece are so strapped for cash that they have returned to a primitive barter economy. Farmers, workers and even corporations have begun bartering because of a shortage of cash reminiscent of the Great Depression in the United States, Reutersreported. “It’s a nightmare,&rdqu...
Distilling Saltwater With a $3.00 Contraption Could Save Your Life
For those of you who live by the ocean, and have plenty of saltwater, this is a great simple solution that can be upsized to a larger version with a trash can and visqueen plastic, or your own creative designs.   Use a simple plastic bowl, and insert a collector cup in the center. Insert sea&...
DIY Perimeter Trip Wire Alarm (Video)
Ever wonder how to protect your home in a more efficient way? How about adding a trip wire alarm to the perimeter of your homestead or compound? In this video you will learn to implement one.  via Full30...
Dog Fetches Lobsters From The Sea Floor
Dogs can be trained to assist people in many things, from assisting the blind to opening doors, and naturally they choose to protect us from wild animals, and they show their love for their companion owners in many ways.   Labrador retrievers were bred to retrieve things — it's right ther...
Eight Household Items That Could Save Your Life
There's a group of people who believe that in a world of extreme natural disasters (think Superstorm Sandy or the recent Chilean earthquake), being ready for any catastrophe—natural, manmade, or otherwise—is more than just a precaution. It’s practical. One such person is Creek Stew...
Fireweed, A Food And A Medicine
Fireweed is a pioneer.  It’s tiny seeds ride the wind like parachutes and begin new life where fate carries them.  Even in clear-cuts, roadsides and burns, fireweed plants itself and rises up – stately, steadfast and strong.  It rarely stands solo.  Fireweed builds a ...
Food Storage: One of the things to consider when you are prepping
Get the Basics on Stockpiling, Resupplying, and Preserving Food. Americans like to eat—the average male consumes just under 2,500 calories a day, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. And we’re accustomed to an abundant supply and selection of food no matter ...
How To Build A Home-Made Water Filter (Crucial For Water Emergencies)
Everyone who talks about survival eventually talks about water filtration. You see all kinds of reviews on this water filter and that—whichever is the favorite of the person doing the writing. Yet, almost all of them have one failing in common; the filter element eventually has to be replaced....
How To Build A Stealth Fire And The Smokeless Dakota Fire Pit
Dig a couple holes and connect them with an underground tube Fill one with sticks Set it ablaze And there you have a smokeless "Dakota Fire Pit" that is capable of burning on a windy day, great to stay hidden from view or just because you don't have a barbecue at your disposal.  It's shield...
How to Build a Trap: 15 Best Survival Traps
In a survival situation, traps can capture animals that provide us precious calories from meat and fat. Think of them as little hunters that you put out to do your work for you while you are off accomplishing other tasks. There are seemingly as many different traps as there are creatures to catch, b...
How To Create A Food Storage Supply For You And Your Spouse: For As Little As $5 Per Week
People who live in America rarely consider the need for building up a food supply to offset a national crisis, such as a devastating war or a natural disaster, simply because food in the United States is so readily available and easy to obtain. However, if something terrible did happen and supermar...
How To Grow Penicillin At Home
This information I feel is very relevant to potentially everyone but specifically those whom may be living in poverty or have limited resources around the world. Oranges and simple bread are two of the most universally common household kitchen items. But did you know that oranges and bread are capab...
How To Make A PVC Takedown Bow
Making a bow like this can be fun and exciting.  I didn't know before venturing into this project that pvc was so easily meltable.  Get a simple heat gun, and blow it for just a few seconds, and it melts into a pliable, changeable substance.   Heat the end just enough to flatten it T...
How To Make Bacon And Eggs In A Paper Bag
Sure, you could cook your bacon and eggs on a frying pan, but where’s the fun in that? This old boy scout trick for cooking bacon and eggs in the bush is super easy. All that’s required is a paper bag, an egg or two, some thick-cut bacon slices, a stick and a fire. Al...
How to Make Charcloth: A miracle material for catching sparks and making fire
Catching a spark and blowing it into a flame is a skill that can save your life. Put the pieces of 100 percent cotton cloth in a tin with a hole in the top for ventilation, then heat it until the smoke comes out and ignites.  Charclothis a material that has been “cooked” like charc...
How To Purify Water – Survival Water Purification
You’re in the wilderness. The temperature has been slowly rising since you left your campsite-a good, clear, and unmistakably hot day ahead of you. You look up and notice a few scattered clouds offering little shade, but at least you’ve got the trees. You set your survival pack...
How to stop a Nosebleed Fast
Stopping nosebleeds: a pinch will usually do the trickby Patrick J. Skerrett, Former Executive Editor, Harvard Health One of my sons has the occasional nosebleed. It’s often at night. Sometimes I hear a mad dash of footsteps headed to the bathroom. Other times there’s a trail of blood d...
How To Stop Bleeding In 10 Seconds
Knowing emergency first aid will be crucial for survival or when an emergency occurs. Any injury that leads to bleeding can be treated in many ways. If a simple cut occurs and a band aid is not available for first aid, then you should know how to stop bleeding. The steps for how to stop bleeding ar...
It's An Underground Bunker Party! (Atlas)
Atlas has been making these long lasting survival shelters for a while now, and it's amazing how efficient an underground dwelling can be.  These may not be your primary residence, but it can be.   Most of them have two entry ways in case one gets blocked.  One can be a sec...
It's Not Always Easy: Fighting Intense Cold At The Off-Grid Homestead
The fire went out in the wood stove the other night. I had the air flow way too far open and it burnt the wood too fast. In the morning it was 0 degrees outside and only 46 inside. But that is way better than the RV ever was even with the heat going. The RV would have been about 20 degrees in that ...
Jill, woman in Australia, has lived off grid alone for over 30 years
This wonderful woman is Jill Redwood. Jill built her house in East Gippsland, Australia where she has lived alone for over 30 years entirely off-grid with no mains power, water, mobile reception or television. Living on around $80 a week, Jill has over sixty animals to keep her company and an abund...
Making a Celt Stone Axe from Scratch (Including Handle)
The manufacture of a stone ax including the handle from using only primitive tools and materials. Notes for celt axe making: -Use a stone that is close in shape to the final product to save effort.-Polish the edge well and it will not chip. If it does chip, stop and re-sharpen or it will get worse....
Making Firewood The Old Way
By using John Neeman tools, the subject in this video shows the viewer the old-fashioned way to cut, saw, and split wood. As you would think, the first step in the process is to identify a worthy tree—specifically one that lends itself to easy work and good heat. A solid specimen might be a tr...
Man Powered 'Ocean Bubble' Trip From Florida to Puerto Rico
Reza Baluchi's Hydro Pod carries a GPS tracker, shark repellant and more A man has spent three nights sleeping on the beach building an unusual vessel, and it's all for a good cause. NBC 6's Laura Rodriguez has his story. (Published Wednesday, April 13, 2016)     via NBCMiami...
Martial Law: What You Need to Know to Survive
How prepared are you for what will unfold when your hometown goes from Mayberry to fullscale Martial Law? With all the events going on in the world right now, we might be a lot closer to the brink that you would think… In the past few days alone, we’ve seen a hostage situation in Austra...
Mind Blowing! Paragliding is not a hobby. It’s a post apocalyptic survival skill.
Imagine for a moment that the world had gone to $&%#. World War III had broken out and civilisation as you knew it had ended. Militia groups and armed gangs were now in control of the oil, water, and food supplies, resulting in millions of people fleeing the cities only to be captured and enslav...
Must Have Kitchen Items for Off The Grid or Preppers
Regardless of how many #10 cans of “just-add-water-ready-to-eat” stuff you have, at some point you’re going to have to learn to use a kitchen in much the same way as your granny, or your great-granny, did. So we’ve put together this list of 38 essential kitchen items for any ...
Off The Grid In A Hurry - When The Hurricane Comes Along, 11 steps to prepare
I made the move at beginning of the Summer from Oklahoma to Southern Florida.  I left a sideline job chasing Tornadoes for the comfort of year-round Summer.  There are many reasons... such as the terrible allergies my daughter suffered in Oklahoma, and a partnership with E-Power Glass...
Off-grid self-reliance & survivalism in Australia's outback (Video)
When he was a teen, Link Knight saw his uncle go bankrupt and vowed to stay out of debt. Years later he moved into what was left of his uncle's old home (a family home from the mid-19th century) in rural southwestern Victoria, Australia. The building was missing walls, filled with junk (his unc...
One Man Aims To Hike / Paraglide Over 1000km Over The Mountains Of Asia
One tenacious adventurer is looking to boldly go where no-one has been before by attempting to paraglide unassisted across over 1000km of highly remote mountain terrain in Asia. Rhys Fisher, 25, is crowd-funding a project called Thermal Crossings to paraglide across the Tian Shan mountains...
Primitive Skills: Woven Bark Fiber, Loom and Mat (Video)
We admire our friend at Primitive Technology, the skills that he has and the ability to make so many things out of what is right there and available by nature is amazing.  On this video you will see him create fiber out bark, build a loom and make two rugs to use inside his mud home. Enjoy...
Project of the Week: How to make Rat Trap Snares
Mouse traps are one of the most overlooked but essential survival tools. Maybe it’s so overlooked because no one really wants to think about eating a rat. The truth is in SHTF anything goes, and a rat trap (homemade or store bought) can be used to catch alot more than common mice. Depending on...
Retired Missile Silos Make Energy Efficient Homes: Check It Out....
After last nights tornado outbreak, this looks like a good idea... The above-ground home is 2,000 square feet. But if you use the keypad entry to the basement, you’ll find 2,300 more square feet that was a former launch control centre and has been converted with dining and entertainment spac...
SCAVENGING FOR FOOD AND SUPPLIES IN A POST-APOCALYPTIC WASTELAND
Here is a guide to scavenging for food and supplies during a disaster. Most of the ideas stem from me wondering what I would do during a zombie apocalypse (a thought exercise that, granted, I probably think about way too much), but as we’ve seen lately in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, the...
So I decided to build a viking hut, step by step instructions
by ulfblood berzerk Well I started thinking to myself, as i sat looking at my property, what next. I have been part of living history societies for about 20 years now, and have always had a interest in surviving and primitive living conditions, as far back as the Rambo movies of my youth...Well...
Solar Seawater Distiller Turns Salt Water into Drinking Water Using Only Sunlight
California may soon be in need of these! A genius yet very simple way to produce healthy, bacteria-free water. Italian designer Gabriele Diamanti (@GabDiamanti) has invented Eliodomestico, an eco-distiller running on solar power, to provide safe drinking-water for people in developing countries: a ...
Survival Skill: How to Start a Fire With a Lemon
If you’re into wilderness survival skills, then you’re going to love this fire starting hack! You probably didn’t know that a mere lemon can start a fire – with a little help, of course. With the right tools and this helpful tutorial, you can learn how to start a fire yoursel...
Survival Skills From Native Americans
Native Americans are, perhaps, the best example on the planet of a people who lived solely off the land while protecting it for future generations. They held the belief that we don’t own the land; we are simply borrowing it from our children. In other words, they lived sustainably, protected t...
Survival Skills: 10 Alternate Uses for a Trash Bag
If you don’t have a trash bag (or two) in your survival kit, you’re missing a very versatile and valuable piece of gear. Here are 10 good reasons to add trash bags to your survival gear. Raincoat/Poncho: This is probably the most common alternative use for trash bags. Poke a face-size ho...
Survival Tips: Prepping with Pets
At Survival Life, survival tips are not exclusively for humans; we also have some for your pets. Domesticated animals make life much better, happier and more fulfilled. It’s hard to say just how much our pets mean to us. For many of us, they are truly like family. If you love your pets l...
Surviving In The Siberian Wilderness For 70 Years: No Contact
In 1936, a family of Russian Old Believers journeyed deep into Siberia's vast taiga to escape persecution and protect their way of life. The Lykovs eventually settled in the Sayan Mountains, 160 miles from any other sign of civilization. In 1944, Agafia Lykov was born into this wilderness. Today, sh...
Survivorman 1213 Shows Us How To Make Buffalo Squirrel Wings
Warning!  If you love furry critters, this is not for you to watch.  If you are a vegan, yeah, not you either.  You might want to click on to the next article.  You have been warned... Begin with 3 squirrels Clean 'em Quarter these guys up In case you didn't know, here's how ...
The #1 Reason All Your Preparedness Could Be In Vain
Not to be confused with failing to prepare, this statement may cause some head scratching. Stick with me here to see what I mean. Your completed bug out bags are ready by the door. Food is stored for the long term and secured. You have water filters, gear, and gadgets out the wazoo. Sitting i...
The 10 Bushcraft Skills You Must Master!
Bushcraft is the name we give a collection of skills that all involve thriving in the wilderness.  From knowing how to build a fire in various conditions to finding food by hunting and foraging, to carving and building necessary items from wood and other natural materials; bushcraft is all abou...
The Easy Breath Snorkel Mask Makes Underwater Breathing Easier
Snorkelers know that the pleasures of discovering the ocean’s beauty can be easily dampened by an ill-fitting, uncomfortable mask. To avoid the jaw-clenching, vision-fogging, strap-twisting anguish of a traditional snorkeling setup, the Tribord Easybreath Snorkeling Mask allows divers to breat...
The Gas-less Chain Saw: Now Who's Ready To Try This!?
Everybody loves a good chainsaw, but typically they don't fit in your pocket. On top of that, they are heavy, loud and dangerous. Replace the gasoline engine of a standard chainsaw with your arms and you've got a portable and versatile tool for cutting firewood or trimming trees. It isn't nearly as ...
The Greatest Scam In The History Of The World
When confronted in the news with all of the possibilities of things that can and will go wrong in the world, some of those are natural disasters, some are man made ones.  Some things we can predict, and some we cannot.  We have sensors that can tell that a volcano is beginning to rumble, a...
The Hazards Of Raising Backyard Hens!!!
This is what happens when you decide you would like to have fresh eggs, so you go out to the local farmer and buy a couple of his or her chickens.......
The Latest New Go Sun Solar Stove Heats to 550 Degrees Without Electricity In Minutes!
When I first saw the GoSun stove I thought it was absolutely brilliant. Inventor Patrick Sherwin took an existing idea for concentrating solar energy, the evacuated tube hot water heater, and adapted it to cooking. But I noted that you have to modify the way you eat too; "Instead of a big solar oven...
The Lifesaver Bottle Will Save Millions Of Lives: Sterile Drinking Water
Inventor and entrepreneur Michael Pritchard is the founder of LIFESAVER systems.  They use unique patented technology, originally developed by Pritchard to produce safe sterile drinking water anywhere.  The company is based in Colchester, UK and its products are sold in over 100 countries....
The Living Off The Land Fallacy
A common plan tossed around by survivalists and preppers is this idea that in the event of martial law or some other crisis, they are going to head off to the hills, presumably for weeks or months, and just live off the land.  While this sort of plan might appeal to the pioneer and bushcraft sp...
THE OHIO SUPERSTORE THAT BEAT WALMART BY GIVING UP ELECTRICITY
Lehman's (Photo: Courtesy of Lehman's)The world was supposed to end on December 23, 2012, and Lehman’s, the largest purveyor of non-electric goods in the U.S., knew it. Anytime the apocalypse is nigh, Lehman’s sees a surge in business. And usually the Ohio-based store hears from their cu...
The Terrifying Video Of The Avalanche Coming Down On Mt. Everest Basecamp
Very few people can say they've climbed to the top of Mt. Everest, because it's an immensely daunting task. It's expensive, dangerous, and downright cold once you get up high enough. The paths to the top are littered with dead bodies, which makes reaching the summit even more ominous. If you're wond...
The Top 50 Non-Food Stockpile Necessities
Be honest. When you think about a stockpile, the first thing that comes to mind is food, right? There are other things to stockpile aside from food, this article will illustrate 50 other things to consider and start buying and adding to your stored pile. Preppers are well-known for having a stash o...
The Worlds Greatest Tracker: He Can Tell If You're Hungry, Sick, Or Right Handed From Tracks (2 Videos)
Tom Brown Jr. says he can tell a lot of things from a person’s footprint: their height, weight and, remarkably, how they’re feeling. One of the best skills to learn and master. Tracking is a survival skill that puts us in true contact with nature, our surroundings and teaches us to find ...
Theres A Reason Why Texans Are So Tough, Preppers Through and Through
With a heritage of cowboys and the history of the old west, Texans have been known for their hearty souls.   While the nation stocks up on weapons worried about the importation of Muslim refugees and the possibility that ISIS will find their way across the borders, the true battlefield in Texa...
This Bowfin Fish Keeps Wigglin While Dishin' It Out
How is this even possible?! The bowfin is gutted and completely clean of its internal organs As the woman holds it with a towel suddenly the fish moves around It appears to go to attack her, despite not having a head, and falls into sink Shocked filmmaker says: 'I don’t believe th...
Time Lapse Wilderness Mud Hut, This Time With Heated Floors And A Tile Roof!
I built this tiled roof hut in the bush using only primitive tools and materials. The tools I used have been made in my previous videos. It should be pointed out that I do not live in the wild and that this is just a hobby. It should be obvious to most that this is not a survival shelter but an expe...
To survive, Haitians Resort to Eating Dirt.
The small island nation of Haiti relies heavily on food imports, but with prices soaring, some Haitians are resorting to eating mud. The cookies -- made of dirt, butter and salt -- hold little nutritional value, but manage to keep Haiti's poor alive. Worldfocus special correspondent Benno Schmidt ...
Top 4 Life-Saving Survival Tools You Shoud Have…
Are you prepared for the… inevitable? When you think about survival and being prepared for whatever your doomsday may be… your mind probably goes straight to the essentials. Maybe you’re prepared because you have… Cases of bottled water sitting in your basement Canned goo...
Trades for Surviving After the Collapse
by A.W. You have been preparing for the unknown– economic collapse, social unrest, nuclear war, a massive tsunami, an emp, or even just a downsize at work– for quite awhile now. Perhaps you are feeling confident in your ability to survive a catastrophic event by putting to use your surv...
Unimaginably Talented Archer is So Skilled with a Bow He Can Split an Arrow – While It’s in Mid-Air
Danish archer Lars Andersen is kind of good with a bow. If Katniss Everdeen, Legolas from Lord of the Rings, and Hawkeye of Marvel comics were to throw down in an archery contest, Andersen is so skilled that he could probably best them all. Don’t believe it? Take a look at some of his inc...
US Treasury Quietly Ordered Survival Kits for US Bank Employees.
The Department of Treasury is seeking to order survival kits for all of its employees who oversee the federal banking system, according to a solicitation. The emergency supplies would be for every employee at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), which conducts on-site reviews of bank...
What Is An Indian Marker Tree, And How Were They Used? (video)
What is an Indian Marker Tree? The following article was written by Steve Houser and published in the Neil Sperry e-Gardens news www.neilsperry.com Historically, living in complete harmony with nature has been a way of life for the American Indian.  They relied on Nature for all their needs.&nb...
When The Power Goes Out, How Do You Wash Your Clothes? Here's One Way To Do It
Here one lady shares her need to be prepared, considering after one hurricane, the power went out for a month.  Clothes washing was one of the frustrations, and the longer the power is out, the more you begin to realize it may not come on for a long long time, and you start thinking about how t...
Winter Overnight Bushcraft Gear - Camping and Planning
I head out for a bushcraft overnight camp in the winter, in this video, I show the gear that I chose to bring with me.Bushcraft Courses http://www.northgatebushcraft.com/My website http://joerobinetbushcraft.com/Facebook https://www.facebook.com/joerobinetbu...Instagram https://instagram.com/joerobi...
Would Your Car Run After A Solar Or Nuclear EMP?
There is more tension today than we've had in a long time in the political arena.  We have tens of thousands of bloggers posting headlines to gain viral appeal for their articles.  Facebook changed it's algorithm when it monetized it's page in a way that drastically slowed the traffic of p...
Zip-Tie Snow-Chains Invention Is Fantastic! Don't Get Stranded In The Snow!
Here's something new and creative!  After growing up and learning to drive in the snow, we had to always be ready to yank out the chains and put them on.  Chains are heavy, and once you lose the box they came in, or you mix up the sets between the cars during summer storage, it's easy not ...