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10 Effective Skills to Boost Your Odds of Survival

One of the many goals of today’s society is to constantly find new ways to make life easier for everyone. That’s what brings about products such as phones with Internet access or green energy machinery. While these products make our daily lives easier, advancements could still be easily wiped out. Natural disasters happen all the […]

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Disaster Planning Safety Advice Skills / Knowledge

How to Survive if You Get Lost at Sea

No one wants to consider the thought of getting lost at sea. You might think that it couldn’t happen to you, but the truth is, it can happen to anyone. Even sailing experts have been caught in a big storm and left without supplies. It’s not easy to survive when lost at sea — but […]

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Defense / Security / Safety Skills / Knowledge

The “Instant Genghis Khan” Bow!

I’m not into bows, but this is a really neat idea! Can’t believe I’ve never seen this guy’s channel before. Anyway, you can skip to about the 4:50 mark to get to the “Instant Ghengis Khan” bow idea he talks about…

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Skills / Knowledge

10 (Mostly) Easy Ways to Improve Your Survival Skills Starting Today

Bear Grylls might be able to walk across the road to a McDonald’s when production gets too difficult, but were things not so peachy, you get the feeling he’d be just fine without it. That’s because despite sometimes misrepresenting it, Grylls and other celebrity survivalists have put years of effort into becoming skilled outdoorsmen and […]

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Disaster Planning Safety Advice Skills / Knowledge

How to Survive a Hurricane: A Complete Hurricane Preparedness Guide

Hurricanes are violent. They can bring a handful of serious and dangerous hazards- from storm surge, high winds, heavy rains, and even tornadoes. If you and your family aren’t prepared, you’re risking your safety. As a guide, here are the following steps you can take to ensure your family’s safety. Before A Hurricane Learn your […]

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Bug Out / Wilderness Camping / Fire Skills / Knowledge Warmth / Shelter / Cooling

How to Stay Safe Hiking in the Desert

Death Valley’s Zabriskie Point, the Slickrock trails of Moab, Utah and the vast array of amazing hikes that surround the Grand Canyon are just a few examples of outstanding hikes located in the middle of the desert. If you’re not a fan of warmer climes, you might think to shy away from these iconic trails. […]

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Disaster Planning Equipment / Supplies Skills / Knowledge

15 Items Every Prepper Should Hoard

I tend to agree with most everything on the list, especially batteries and toilet paper, as one can NEVER have enough of either, lol. I was glad to see he included items like tarps and cordage since these items can be more useful than most folks realize during a SHTF emergency. I do, however, take […]

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Bug Out / Wilderness Skills / Knowledge

How to Survive in the Woods at Night

Exploring the wilderness is a pastime for people around the globe. A routine day hike, bike ride or climbing excursion is as far as most people ever go. But what if you want to stay out longer? Enjoying wilderness areas after dark is quite possible, but without the proper knowledge and education, it can be […]

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DIY Projects Equipment / Supplies Skills / Knowledge

DIY Solar Tracking System Inspired by NASA

I just love DIY ideas like this, don’t you? After all, I wrote an entire book about DIY survival projects, so it only stands to reason that I would, lol. In any case, the neat thing about this solar tracker is that it doesn’t need any GPS signal or computers to work but, instead, simply […]

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DIY Projects Skills / Knowledge

$50 DIY Chainsaw Sawmill Build

I’m not sure that I am brave enough to ever try a DIY project like this–especially since it involves a chainsaw,–but I do like that this guy got the idea to work rather well after some adjustments…