5 Survival Foods Your Grandmother Used To Make

Thanks to modern food processing technology, building up a stock of survival rations is easier than it’s ever been. From cheap tinned goods to tasty dehydrated meals that let you eat well even when you’re living out of a rucksack, modern survival foods make prepping easy. Even your freezer is a powerful survival tool (as […]

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50 Tips From The Great Depression: The Great Depression Was One Of The Most Traumatic Events In American History

The Great Depression was one of the most traumatic events in American history. Following the stock market crash of October 1929, industrial production crashed, construction shrank to a fraction of what it had been and millions of people found themselves on short hours or without work. Until the economy picked up again in 1935 life was a […]


12 Essential Things You Can Scavenge from Cars when SHTF: Make Very Sure A Vehicle Is Abandoned Before You Get Your Pliers Out And Start Ripping Bits Off

Cars are everywhere. If you’re anywhere near a city when the SHTF, you’ll come across thousands of them. And if the disaster is severe enough, many of these vehicles will be abandoned. Why does this matter? Because there are many survival items you can scavenge from abandoned vehicles. During a SHTF situation, pain could become […]


Survival Shelter Basics: The Purpose Of Survival Shelters, And Survival In General, Is to Preserve As Much Of Your Body Heat

Survival shelters protect you and help regulate body heat. Learn how to pick the best spot and how to build these four different types of shelters. Surviving in the wild isn’t a TV show, it’s tough. You have to maintain your body heat and health even in the extreme conditions of survival. Nature’s #1 rule, the “survival […]


5 Steps Most Preppers Overlook

Most people start prepping by ordering some freeze-dried food and stocking up on weapons and ammunition. Many end up planting a garden and building a rainwater collection system. Some continue to the next level, investing in a backup power system or a bug out property, but most overlook these 5 critical steps. Eliminate debt Debt makes you a slave […]


Do You Know These 25 Native American Survival Skills?

Native American survival skills included crafting their own survival tools and building their own shelters. They foraged for their food and hunted their prey, all by hand. It is astounding to think how well they survived and thrived based on necessity alone. Would someone like you or me be able to do the same if […]


24 Lost Survival Tips From 100 Years Ago – With Illustrations

When we’ll have no running water, no hyperactive emergency services, no electricity… we are going to turn back to what people did 100 years ago. Here you’ll find some “little” survival tricks popular in the early 1900’s and (some of them) useful even today. 100 years ago Gallaher Ltd printed a short “How-To” series, with clever hints […]


10 Essentials For Surviving In The Wilderness At Night

You are convinced that it could never happen to you, don’t you? But there is no escaping the fact that you might be stuck out in the wilderness at night. If you have no experience with camping, or have spent little time in the woods, this can be a frightening and dangerous experience. Even if […]


Improve Your Situational Awareness And Develop Your Survivor Mindset With 10 Simple Tips: Learn How to Identify Threats In Dangerous Situations

Situational Awareness is the ability to identify, process, and comprehend information about how to survive in an emergency situation. More simply, it’s knowing what is going on around you. It is dynamic, hard to maintain, and easy to lose. Knowing what is going on all the time is very difficult for any one person, especially […]