Emergency

How to Survive Waterboarding?

Waterboarding, or water dousing, (or, a dunk in the water, if you ask Dick Cheney) is a euphemism for the more revealing term water torture, an interrogation technique not intended to kill, but to extract information from a person....

How to Survive the Apocalypse? Is the TEOTWAWKI Inevitable?

apocalypse /əˈpɒkəlɪps/ The complete final destruction of the world, as described in the biblical book of Revelation involving destruction or damage on a catastrophic scale.Hey guys, welcome to the apocalypse! Can’t say you haven’t been warned according to the...

How to Survive Quicksand?

Hiking in the hills of Devon County, UK as a kid, I stepped into a small pool of quicksand, which started to slurp up my entire right leg. Somehow, my dad managed to pull me out, but the boot...

Winter Car Supplies List: Things You Need to Survive if you are Stranded

There are few things as scary as being helplessly stranded in your car on the side of the road during winter. What can be just a few moments of being stuck can quickly turn into a survival situation if...

How to Survive a Heart Attack in the Wilderness?

In the wilderness, a heart attack can quickly become a matter of life and death. Most people are familiar with the basics of CPR, but in a remote setting, this lifesaving technique is often not enough.If you find...

SHTF Plan to Survive Any Disaster

Any true survivalist needs to have that ultimate SHTF (shit hits the fan) plan to turn to if things really get out of hand. You might not want to think about it happening, but the truth is that such...

Does Cayenne Pepper Work if you are Having a Heart Attack?

Heart attacks affect 720,000 people annually, with 1 in every 4 dying from heart disease. Now that is a sobering statistic. While many genetic and environmental components have been studied, the use of alternative methods for treating heart attacks has not...

Can you Survive on Coconuts? (Water & Meat) if Stranded on Deserted Island?

If you were stranded on a deserted island, you could probably survive by eating coconuts. Just maybe.Coconuts are high in fiber, fats, and calories as well as vitamins and minerals. They're not a complete diet, but they would provide...

Trench Foot: What are the Causes & Origins in World War I?

Trench warfare was a bloody horrendous form of war, described as "the bloodiest, wildest, most brutal of all." Mud, shit piss, the reak of death together with long cold nights waiting for the enemy, and the sounds of battle...

How to Survive a Lightning Strike?

You're hiking in the woods when a thunderstorm suddenly develops and you are probably thinking it's no big deal. Though you might be right and would loathe to turn around and head back, thousands of people do die each...

How to Survive in the Scorching Heat?

The best way to survive the heat is to hide from it whenever possible. In desert regions, this means finding shade during the day and taking shelter indoors at night.When you are going to be outside for a...

How to Set a Broken Bone in a Survival Situation?

If you broke a bone and were miles away from help, what would you do?Let's say you were miles from help in the backcountry on a trail where few people walk and you fell and broke your arm....

Insulin Storage in a Disaster Scenario: How to Keep Things Cold?

If you have diabetes you might wonder how you can ever survive a long-term disaster, especially if you require insulin injections on a daily basis. Unfortunately, there’s no alternative for it, and insulin doesn’t store forever.With a good expiration...

Gunshot Treatment if there is No Doctor: How to Survive

What would you do if you are far away from professional medical help and you came across someone who had a gunshot wound?What if emergency responders are delayed? For example, what if you’re caught in a riot and there’s...

What to Do with a Gunshot Wound in Survival Situation?

In the United States, every week you hear about one shooting or another. Everyone talks about shootings trying to figure out how to stop these types of tragedies from happening.However, most people have no idea what to do if...

How to Treat a Wound in a Survival Situation

A scrape, cut, or puncture wound can happen without warning, and if you do not have access to emergency medical care or equipment - what do you do?How would you treat these types of wounds if you were far...

Fish Antibiotics for Humans: Emergency Guide

Everyday items, whether it's honey instead of cough syrup, or vodka instead of rubbing alcohol can sometimes be used in lieu of traditional medical supplies when you're in an emergency situation.However, there are a few things that do not...

How to Remove Chemicals From Drinking Water in an Emergency

Knowing how to remove chemicals from water is an essential skill that might come in handy if the tap water becomes undrinkable. Think of any disaster scenario, chemical spill, or hurricane, and there is a run on bottled water...

Why Removing the Bullet Is Often a Bad Idea in an Emergency

In Hollywood, when a hero is shot, the media and fans alike focus obsessively on the bullet. It’s their main preoccupation. Where everything becomes A-OK once it’s out.In the real world, forget about it. The bullet has already...

Should Survivalists learn Surgery? Arguments Against It

Every person has the right to live. However, there's a limit to how much help a layperson can give to someone who is seriously injured. Helping someone who needs immediate attention, whether that's making a tourniquet, a splint or...

How to Survive in the Wild in an Emergency Survival Situation

The past few decades have seen some massive technological advancements in regard to survival in the wild.  Things like GPS and other more specialized tools and gear have brought greater support and safety to those venturing into the bush. ...