Survival

Plate Carrier Accessories

You decided to invest in a personal plate carrier for body protection. Don’t stop there-- your plate carrier is much more than a defense against assault; it is a tool for carrying tactical gear that adds to your protection.There are...

Personal Protection Plate Carrier Setup

If you are like many civilians in today's chaotic world where riots are becoming commonplace, personal protection is a must. In addition to having firearms, you may be adding defensive gear to protect your body and have the additional...

Can Civilians Own Body Armor?

You keep your Glock by the bedside in case home invaders attack during the night, and you have your motion cameras recording at all times, but are you prepared if a disgruntled employee shows up at the office and...

How to Wash a Plate Carrier

Walking around with the weight of a plate carrier on your body is bound to make you break out in a smelly sweat that penetrates through your undershirt and to the plate carrier. Eventually, the vest is going to...

How to Make a Gas Mask

The world around you is constantly changing. Personal protection and self-defense gear are some of the most important things you can invest in for your and your family's safety. If a chemical bomb were dropped near your home, are...

How to Survive in the Desert?

After the endless ocean, the worst place on earth to get stranded is in the middle of a scolding desert. Whether after a plane crash, a sandstorm or due to an accident, the world’s deserts are among the most...

How to Survive Adrift in the Ocean? Open Water Survival Tips

After conquering almost every inch of land and having made headway into space, the ocean still fills us with fear and awe, because deep down we know how powerless we are against its vast depths, pounding waves, cold and...

How to Survive an Economic Collapse

Recent world crises and the resultant weakening of the global economy has left many fearing the worst. There is talk of a global recession, or worse yet, a complete collapse of the economy.While it is impossible to say...

How to Survive a Tsunami?

Tsunamis are some of the most destructive natural disasters in the world. They can reach heights of up to 100 feet and travel at speeds of up to 500 miles per hour. In just a few minutes, they can...

How to Survive an Ostrich Attack?

Imagine a romantic honeymoon stride on the African savanna. Safari gear on, camera at the ready to snap some zebras, elephants and perhaps a distant pride of lions, when suddenly, you’re face to face with an ostrich.You’d probably...

How to Survive on a Deserted Island? Alone & with Nothing

What would you do if you came to your senses only to find yourself stranded on an uninhabited island? How would you make it back to civilization? Would you become just another statistic or would you beat the odds...

How to Survive a Sandstorm? Protect Yourself from the Dust!

Sandstorms, dust storms and haboobs (Arabic for a violent, blasting dust storm) are some of the most sudden and frightening natural phenomena, that can sweep up tons of desert dust and sand into a smothering, all-engulfing cloud that causes...

How to Survive in the Jungle: Survival Tips to Make it Out Alive 

If you are stranded or lost in the jungle, the only thing that matters is getting out alive. Like any emergency, surviving depends on where you are, your gear, and most importantly, your knowledge.Survival is not just about knowing...

How to Prevent Infection in the Wilderness?

It is crucial to carry a first-aid kit when you head on out into the back country. If, for some reason you forget to bring any with you, fear not there are a few things that you might be...

How to Survive Falling into Freezing Cold Water?

You've seen the movies. You've seen what happens when the main character falls into freezing water. Did you know that freezing water can kill you in minutes? Coldwater can be such a shock to the system that you can drown...

How to Walk in the Snow and Ice Safely in the Winter

You would be surprised at how many people fall and injure themselves every winter from walking on the snow and ice.The best way to avoid such accidents is to exercise some caution and have the proper equipment for those...

Are Expired Antibiotics Safe? A Survivalists Guide

The expiration date is not a magic number. When preppers (preparedness-minded persons) begin stockpiling, one of the first things they learn is that shelf-stable foods do not go off suddenly on the stamped date and can last for months...

Winter Survival Skills & Tips: How to Survive Extreme Cold

Winter poses a genuine survival risk. Every year people die from exposure and sub-zero temperatures from being stranded in cars or lost in a blizzard. The winter season can bring unpredictable weather patterns where temperatures can plummet as wind-chill...

How to Find Water in the Wild

Getting lost or stranded in the wild is something that could happen to just about anyone. And if you are that unlucky person, finding water in the backcountry is going to be a matter of life or death. Finding...

Using a Traditional Sling as a Weapon for Survival

One of the basic philosophies governing survival is redundancy. Two is one and one is none. I’m not just talking about having redundant survival gear such as having both a survival knife and axe to help procure materials for a shelter and...

Wilderness & Survival Quotes To Get You Outdoors and Inspired

Here are some quotes that have inspired me to try and live up to a life worth living.Traveling Quotes"O, Wanderess, WanderessWhen did you feel yourmost euphoric kiss?Was I the sourceof your greatest bliss?"- Roman Payne“Not all who wander are lost.” -...

How to Find True North? 13 Ways to Find North if You are Lost in the Woods

Have you ever started walking without ever realizing where you were going until you realize you have no idea where you are, and likely walking around in circles? We are so used to knowing where we are using GPS,...

How to Disappear Without a Trace & Start a New life

Have you ever wanted to disappear? To live your life in peace and never be found by anyone again? There are a number of reasons why someone would want to start a new life, everything from being a victim...

How To Start a Fire Quickly: The ABCs of Fire Starting For Survival

Have you ever been stranded or in an emergency and needed to start a fire in a hurry? If you have, then you may already know it can be quite challenging to get a fire started quickly. Weather conditions, lack of...

7 Basic Survival Skills Everyone Should Know

Today’s modern world provides many comforts and conveniences. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing, but most people have become complacent in their sense of safety. They rely more heavily on modern technology and appliances and are less equipped with...

How to Build a Primitive Long Term Survival Shelter

If you are looking to stay in the bush for an extended period of time you are going to need a shelter. Even short-term forays in the wild usually require some sort of protection, which is even more important if...

The 5 C’s of Survival

If you are stuck out in the woods somewhere without any gear, you are really SOL. The 5Cs of survival are really a minimalist guide to what you need to survive. Think of it as a survival basics.These 5...