15 Uses For a Survival Blanket

1. Keeping Warm: The Basics If you’re using your blanket to keep yourself warm–or, perhaps more critically, to keep a child or other family member...

17 Wild Edibles You Can Find In The City

When foraging for wild edibles there are a few things you should keep in mind. First, make sure you always know the plants you...

Antibiotics in a SHTF Situation

Fish Antibiotics For Humans The topic of Fish Antibiotics For Humans is a hot issue because some survival perparedness-minded people believe that fish antibiotics are...

How To Read a Map Like an Old-Timer

A dangerous norm is emerging. The widespread adoption of navigation systems is dumbifying the American navigator, making them incapable of reading a map, much...

Pressure Points To Control Arterial Bleeding

Overview Pressure points can be used in an emergency to reduce circulation to areas in the body. By reducing bleeding, you can enable a patient...

Disinfect Water With Just Solar Rays

Solar Water Disinfection or SODIS as it is called is a relatively simple and straightforward method for disinfecting drinking water.  In short the SODIS...

Emergency Disinfection of Drinking Water

In an emergency situation where regular water service has been interrupted – like a hurricane, flood, or water pipe breakage – local authorities may...

How To Properly Use A Tourniquet

A tourniquet seems so simple. At its most basic, it’s just a strip of strong material. Its use seems simple too. You tighten it until...

Top 5 Survival Knots With Videos

Knot tying might not cross your mind when you’re thinking about skills you would need to survive in the wilderness, but knowing different knots...

Automatic Fishing Reel

Automatic Spring Loaded Fishing Reel for use in a Survival Situation The Mechanical Fisher, also known as the Yo-Yo is an automatic fishing reel, consisting...

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