Natural disasters are one of the most devastating forces on this planet. The amount of damage and destruction they're capable of is astounding, and much more than nearly anything else in the world. So it's no wonder that people would want to avoid them. However, they're pretty hard to escape, as there are different types of them in any given part of the world, so no matter where you go, you'll probably encounter one or another. The next best thing you can do is to simply learn how to survive in one, if you can't actually prevent or avoid … [Read more...] about How to Make the Ultimate Earthquake Survival Kit – Be Ready at a Moment’s Notice!
Often in many survival situations we rely on wildlife as a food source. Through hunting and other methods, we attempt to catch and kill them so we've got food for the night. It's how we've been doing things since the dawn of mankind, so you know it's a pretty reliable strategy for survival. Yet sometimes animals are more elusive than we'd hope for. Either too quick, too agile, or too stealthy, we're just unable to get certain creatures with normal hunting tactics. And while we usually have other wildlife options to turn to, that's not always … [Read more...] about 12 Genius Snares to Utilize During Any Survival Situation
Let's be honest: we all have our fair share of secrets or touchy information. Your guilty pleasure movie, or your hidden stash of snacks. And I'm sure none of us want that kind of stuff to get out there for everyone to know. Instead, we only let a few people in on it. Yet, that's nothing compared to some other pieces of information you could end up with during a prepping situation. You may end up having very private info to keep, such as a bug out route, your main supply stash, an extra survival cache hidden somewhere, or the location of … [Read more...] about Forms of Code and Spy Languages That Are Easy to Learn to Keep Private Information Secret!
We rarely have enough of the supplies we want in survival situations. Whatever we prep or bring with us, it's generally not quite enough for the situation at hand. You just never know what exactly could happen, so it's impossible to always have just what you need with you. That's when we start to need the handy skill of improvisation. Doing things on the fly with whatever is at your disposal and adapting to whatever situation you find yourself in. Some people are born with this talent, while others have to work at it. Nevertheless, it's … [Read more...] about 3 Tree Branch Survival Shelter Designs Everyone Should Know How to Make
Technology is constantly growing and increasing in use and value. Every day, more and more tools are developed, all to be able to do more and more different things. It's quite impressive when you see just how far we've come. And with this expanse of technology, it becomes increasingly useful to have with you. Not only are others out there using it, people who you may possibly be competing with on various things, or people that are potential threats, but it's just nice to have that extra advantage with you in various situations. What's … [Read more...] about 18 Genius Ways to Utilize an Inexpensive Thermal Imaging Tool in a Survival Situation
How can you tell if you're truly ready for SHTF? Honestly, it's pretty hard. But one way you can know is if you've been gathering knowledge for so long, that you start to be able to come up with your own original ideas. And with that also comes to the ability to recognize the value of others'. The few people who have reached that stage are those we call 'survival experts,' or 'expert preppers.' And rightly so, as they've got a whole arsenal of useful information floating around in their brains. Those are the people that usually end up … [Read more...] about Why Survival Experts Are Telling Everyone to ‘Stop Believing This Garbage’
There are so many situations and scenarios you can find yourself in when it comes to the broad spectrum of 'SHTF.' From terrorist attacks to civilian riots to military takeovers, you can never be sure of what SHTF you'll end up getting into, intentionally or not. In any type of situation like this, it's often those with the most experience and reputation that fare the best. People are more likely to trust or follow them, and dangerous people know not to mess with people who know what they're doing. And that goes for the opposite too: … [Read more...] about Successfully Blending In: 5 Tips From a Special Agent to Closely Follow
When it comes to prepping, there's a whole bunch of different resources and supplies we've got to keep track of and make sure we've got. It's a lot to have to do on your own or only with a couple people to help you out, so we often tend to end up cutting corners, intentionally or not. What I mean by that is that we end up forgetting or overlooking certain resources when prepping. We don't want to add to our work, so we try and convince ourselves to cut down on what we have and make up excuses for certain things so we don't need to store … [Read more...] about Genius DIY Generators That Won’t Let Anyone Down When a Survival Situation Hits
A lot of us are pretty far off in our survival and prepping ways. We've all done a whole lot of work, and are most likely pretty well off for whatever comes our way. We've gotten all the supplies we need, set up our shelter and plans, and do anything else we believe we'd need to for handling SHTF. Many of us even have the proper mindset and attitude for prepping, and that's one of the hardest things to get. Unfortunately, we're still not quite there. We've done a whole lot, and there isn't too much room for anything left to do. So what … [Read more...] about 4 Vital Skills to Hone so That Performing at an Elite Operator Level is Possible
SHTF situations are no laughing matter. It's not a game; it's not a joke. In fact, they're a matter of life and death. Of course, I'm pretty sure we all already knew that. The reason I bring it up is that a lot of us never really think about what exactly that entails. Sure, it means putting full effort in, and not taking anything lightly, but it's more than that as well. It means you have to do anything you can to survive. And that requires you to start being a little secretive. Sure, you're not singing all of your SHTF plans from the … [Read more...] about 7 Obscure Yet Incredible Places to Survive the Inevitable Collapse