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 […]


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 […]


The Most Used Vital Items The Pioneers Stockpiled For Hard Times: In Case Of SHTF Event Those Who Can Fall Back On The Skills Of Our Pioneer Ancestors Will be The Survivors

Stockpiling food and supplies for an emergency it began thousands of years ago. To the pioneers, stockpiling had to be a way of life. When Old Man Winter came to call, the only thing that would keep them alive was the food and fuel they had stored. If they were not ready, chances were that […]


3 Great Takedown Survival Guns: There Is No “Perfect” Survival Gun, But Most People Would Agree With These 3 Guns

In my opinion, there is no “perfect” survival gun, but most people would agree that some form of .22 LR rifle would be highly useful. Light, easy to carry and economical, they excel at harvesting small game and can get the job done on larger stuff if you know what you’re doing. So when I […]


How To Stockpile Lard, The Calorie Rich Survival Food Of The Great Depression

Suicides exploded during the great depression. The stats are pretty alarming. They state that in 1928 22 people per 100,000 were committing suicide. These suicide jumps have happened over time and are often due to economic downturn. The fact that the stock market suffers, and the DOW is dropping is not what makes people depressed. […]