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...

Stitching Wounds: How To Suture

In a SHTF scenario, there will be no hospitals open for business. You will likely need to be able to stitch a wound for...

Basic First Aid For You And Your Family

Being able to meet the needs of your family for everyday things only works if you’re healthy and strong. So what do you do...

Top 10 Herbs To Grow In Your Survival Garden

Herbs have been used for centuries to sooth and to heal.  According to Wikipedia: "Herbs have long been used as the basis of traditional Chinese...

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