An essential survival skill to know for long term survival is how to make salt. Here is an easy way to make salt from sea water.
Finding the right direction is just as important as traveling the right distance. Nature gives us two very predictable methods for navigating – the sun and stars. Here’s a great article on how to use them to find our direction.
When we were hunter-gatherers and even after human settlements such as towns and villages were established thousands of years ago…our ancestors used all of their senses. All of them.
Whether you find yourself stranded in a hostile environment, or you’re facing a long term collapse of the grid, you’ve got to learn how to put everything to good use.
Having a plan and a supply of food is well and good. But it’s the skills and ingenuity that will help you thrive and stay alive. Here are 7 ways to use items around your home to survive.
To survive and thrive as you and your family develop physically, mentally, and spiritually to well-round yourselves and prepare for any disaster that arises.
As the sun sets on America’s affluent lifestyle, it will become more likely that you’ll find yourself in the company of desperate and dangerous people, no matter where you live.
Make no mistake: those who prepare this kind of thing beforehand are going to have it a lot easier than those who wait until the last minute or try to do it “post-collapse.”
Ambidextrous shooting could give you a survival edge if your dominant shooting hand is injured and your weaker hand must take over. Train today!
You cannot make a sound decision unless you first consider the possibilities, and (as follows logically) without a good decision, the actions will be flawed.
Different knots have different applications, and knowing them like the back of your hand can make your life a whole lot easier in a survival situation.
Let’s list some of these ancient tribesmen and some of the tactics that enabled them to succeed, and we’ll draw a correlation as to how we may emulate some of these tactics.
Consider the fact that your typical car tire is responsible for carrying thousands of pounds over tens of thousands of miles.
Giving yourself time to listen to the 10% of your brain under your control can, in many circumstances pay dividends that brass and lead alone cannot deliver.
Your pace count is your key to movement and land navigation on your feet. It is the basis for your two components of land navigation when traveling from one location to another: distance and direction.
A “comm down” scenario is a very real threat, and happens more often than not. So, when we are in a post-TEOTWAWKI scenario, and essentially on our own, will be able to communicate to the outside world or will you take a gamble and stay in the dark?
Stop being a member of the throw-away society and be part of the sustainable solution. Here are 50 of the most thrown away items and clever ways to reuse them.
Knives can be very crucial tools when the need arises, sometimes being critical to stay alive. Find out which ones are the preferred models for serious preppers.
Good Day, Ready Nutrition Readers! Welcome to “Part I” of a 3-part series detailing information on the fundamentals of water in a survival and preparedness arena. Today’s article will cover some purification methods and tools available to individuals and small...
Laws and rules is that they only help protect the citizen from the law-abiding citizen: the system focuses on self-discipline and restraint.
PVC is some pretty versatile stuff. PVC stands for polyvinyl chloride, and it can be found both in rigid or in flexible forms. There are also different uses as per the variance in capabilities.
Disaster professionals with FEMA and the American Red Cross recommend that every family have a reserve and short-term food supply. Most everything you need is available from your local grocery store!
If you can’t protect it, you don’t own it. In an emergency, make sure you have diversified your ammo to accommodate other firearms.
There are many reasons to continue to train and prepare: but how do we deal with prepper burnout?
In an emergency, this silent weapon can have deadly force.
The elderly are a part of the population that is the most vulnerable during times of evacuation and emergency. They face many concerns both before a disaster strikes and immediately afterward.
Survival seeds are one of those long-term preparedness measures that every family should have. If the days come when a survival garden is needed, the family will be happy to have invested in such an important prep item.
Organizing your finances and finding ways to free up some of your money for an emergency will help you create a personal safety net. Theses five tips and suggestions will help you get on the path to financial freedom.
This bartering guide will provide basics with a common-sense no nonsense approach that will enable you to maximize your potential in a post-collapse event.