Eskimos, or Inuits, are indigenous peoples who lived in the far north, who survived a very harsh, cold climate. They survived in areas with low light levels for part of the year, with extreme wind chills, and temperatures reaching minus 30 or more.It's at this point you might be thinking, "how did they ever survive?"It's a fair question.Inuits were extremely resourceful, creative and determined. They are a fantastic example of self-reliance.While we may not want to recreate their exact lifestyle, every Prepped Survivalist can learn … [Read more...] about Forgotten Survival Skills That Eskimos Used to Stay Alive
This is a whole new level of strange. If you're cold at night, and need to heat up a bit, there's a couple things you'll usually do. Maybe grab an extra blanket, throw on some extra-warm pajamas, or crank up the heat a bit. And who would judge? That's all normal stuff in a normal situation. Well, looks like our ancestors didn't handle cold the exact same way. Maybe it was lack of technology, lack of money and resources, or they just weren't very bright, but they came up with slightly different ideas to keep warm. Very weird ideas at … [Read more...] about 8 Weird Ways Our Ancestors Kept The Bed Warm During Winter
Guns cost money. A lot of money. That's pretty plain and simple, and you don't need somebody to be telling you that.Good thing that isn't what we'll be telling you today. Instead, we have ways to get the same amount of guns you need, but costing way less. This will save you a fortune. Yup, you read that correctly. We've got a foolproof budget plan right here for you. What is it? Nothing more than a list of guns that are super cheap, but still high quality. No need to worry about smart spending if you have access to this list.There's no … [Read more...] about Budget Prepping: 18 Firearms Under $1000. Many Under $500
For some of you, history is uninteresting and boring, but for others, it's pretty darn cool. Well, regardless of your stance towards history, you should definitely check out this awesome discovery. In WWII, they had many bunkers made as an emergency defense against bombs, and that's exactly what was found at this construction site. Lying around hidden for probably at least 70+ years, this shelter has finally seen the light again, and many history buffs are eager to take a look, much like the creator of this video. What's even … [Read more...] about (Video) Hitler Thought This Would Never Be Found: Hidden WWII Bunker Has Been Unearthed..Crazy!
We all have our own homemade lamp and lantern ideas, but this beats all those by a mile. An insane oil lamp design, made with something even more insane. An orange. Who knew this common citrus fruit would be a key ingredient in this genius lamp design? This lamp is truly amazing. With only an orange and a bit of oil, a perfectly working flame will start. And the best part? It lasts for up to 8 hours! Not to mention that it gives off a cool glowing effect through the orange peel. Anybody can make this too, it takes only a minute. An … [Read more...] about (Video) He Pulled Out an Orange. How He Made a Lamp in Just 1 Minute? Brilliant!
This takes the cake for one of the most amazing survival homes out there, and the time lapse of it being built is equally awesome. This is an earthbag home, made of tons of bags of tightly packed dirt, similar to sandbags, as well as some wooden frames for openings and extra support. Now, that little lesson might seem a bit of a snooze, but the time lapse of one being built is the opposite. It's just so cool watching the home get made, and all the layers of earthbags being intricately packed and placed. Not to mention it makes a great DIY … [Read more...] about (Video) This Earthbag Home Time Lapse is Awesome! Now I Want to Build One…
Most survivalist have a "bug out" plan, or a game plan for what to do in the even of some kind of disaster.But what about long-term? How long do you plan to stay in that location? What do you do next?Obviously, it depends on the type of disaster. But knowing what to do in the aftermath of certain types of disasters can be really important. The best action may be to pick up and leave town.Some of you may be interested in leaving town before anything goes down. One writer has a pretty strong opinion on where he thinks you should go. Even if you … [Read more...] about The Best States to Head Towards When SHTF
Who doesn't like a good soak? Especially after a day of working hard. (Even MORE especially if it's a day spent working on the homestead).Even if you're living off grid, there's no reason you can't relax and enjoy some luxuries. Plus, a good soak helps those soar muscles.Personally, I think this is absolutely brilliant! It's the simple things in life...You've got to see this: … [Read more...] about (Video) Add Some Comfort to Off Grid Life With a DIY Wood Fired Hot Tub..This is Genius!
Sometimes, there's more than meets the eye when it comes to everyday household items. If you happen to have one of these objects with amazing seconds uses around, then it can come in handy when SHTF. And grocery bags are no exception. That's right, plain grocery bags have survival secrets in them, and here they've been discovered for you. These simple plastic bags have so many extra uses that make them extremely helpful when you're put in a bad situation. When you learn these, you might just be calling the common grocery bag your new … [Read more...] about 6 Ways All Those Plastic Grocery Bags Will Really Come in Handy, Especially if SHTF…
Who said that the only bow and arrows you'll come across would be the typical sleek, modern, metal ones you find at your average hunting store? This is a great survival alternative if you don't have your bow with you or run out of arrows. If you're out in the wild with no arrows left but in need of one quick, or just want a cool new arrow design, then you'll definitely want to see this. A survival recipe for arrows, made by only items you can easily find around you in the wilderness. These arrows may not be top of the line, but they're … [Read more...] about (Video) How to Turn a Rock into a Deadly Arrowhead..Perfect for SHTF Hunting and Survival