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Survival and the Craft of Lock Picking

Survival and the Craft of Lock Picking

To survive in a world of scarcity, skill can trump brute force. The skill of lock picking can give you access to food, fuel, shelter, weapons, or whatever else you and loved ones might need after a natural or man-made disaster. And knowing the intricacies of basic locks allows you to re-secure the supplies you […]

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25 Uses for Tarps in an Emergency

25 Uses for Tarps in an Emergency

There are 25 uses for tarps in an emergency situation. They are an easy pick for making a shelter. You can use one tarp to create a multitude of things. It can cover a broken hole, or something like a broken window. You can also create a cover for yourself and others in the wilderness. […]

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The Survival Pyramid

The Survival Pyramid

The survival pyramid is an important thing to follow. Preparing yourself for any situation is a hard thing to do. You cannot be ready for every little thing that could happen. There are different levels on the pyramid that let you know what the most important things are for you. Level 1 of the pyramid […]

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When The Rich Become Preppers, It’s Time To Worry

When The Rich Become Preppers, It’s Time To Worry

When rich people are becoming preppers then you know it is time to start worrying. There has been a lot of social stigma for people that are prepping, but that is slowly going away and being taken more seriously. Folks need to be ready to take action as soon as a disaster strikes. Self reliance […]

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12 Essential Things You Can Scavenge from Cars when SHTF

12 Essential Things You Can Scavenge from Cars when SHTF

There are 12 really important things you can get from cars when things go crazy and survival is the only thing on your mind. Fuel is one of the most important ones. Tools and cabin clutter are things you will want to get as well. Check the trunk as well because there are always precious […]

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Build a BOB

Build a BOB

The main goal of bugging out is to reach a safe location and you want to do it as quickly as possible and get to the safe point. But, if you get lost that will be a huge problem for you. Bug out planning involves picking more than one route to your location. The routes […]

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Build a BOB: Signaling and Communication

Build a BOB: Signaling and Communication

Signaling and communication are very important survival things we need to understand. Whistling is a great way to be heard from a far distance. The great thing about a whistle is that it does not make you lose your voice and can be heard much easier than a yell. A glow stick is another thing […]

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You’ll Probably Catch One of These 5 Infections When The SHTF

You’ll Probably Catch One of These 5 Infections When The SHTF

It is possible that you may catch one of 5 infections when things in society go haywire and we need to focus on our own survival. Salmonella is one of these things. In a fallen world, this already deadly issue will become even more of a problem. It is important to understand this risk. Diarrhea […]

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Don’t Get Stranded Without a Get Home Bag

Don’t Get Stranded Without a Get Home Bag

It is important to not get stranded without a get home bag. Whether you are in a natural disaster or a man made one, you will need to have a bag that can carry many things you will need. There are many items you will need for your own safety and the safety of your […]

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7 Ways You Can Generate Power After a Disaster

7 Ways You Can Generate Power After a Disaster

There are seven ways you can generate power after a disaster. From a deadly storm to a terrorist attack, there is a way to generate power after the fact. Harnessing the power of a river, or stream is one of the best ways to get power. It is not the most practical thing to do, […]

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