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How to Use A Compass: A Lifesaving Skill In The Wilderness

A compass is a Go Bag essential, but it won’t do you squat if you don’t know how to use it, and chances are – you don’t. [...]

How To Turn Salt Water Into Drinking Water

One of the biggest issues for many people if SHTF is going to be finding and maintaining a consistent, safe water supply. Though our planet is covered in [...]

Defeating Drones: How To Build A Thermal Evasion Suit – Video

This article was written by Brandon Smith and the included video was a joint project between Oath Keepers and Alt-Market Asymmetric tactics rely on the idea [...]

Survival Water Purification System DIY – Save About $100 With This Fast, And Easy Build

We all know that water is one of the most important things to have in an emergency. A hurricane, or flood, or some other natural disaster could jeopardize [...]

7 Smart Ideas To Reuse Glass Bottles

The DIY saga continues in the next episode depicting Chris Black’s adventures in the world of recycled materials and do-it-yourself projects. In today’s [...]

DIY Survival:How To Make A Crossbow From Scratch

Without you wanting to, you get trapped in an island or in some place completely deserted and far from civilization. No store where you can just buy food to [...]

How To Build A Rocket Mass Heater

Rocket Mass Heaters, also known by the acronym RMH, are the latest rage when it comes to extremely efficient and sustainable heating methods using low tech [...]

How To Take Down A Military Drone Without Firing A Shot

This article was written by Joshua Krause and originally published at The Daily Sheeple There is a fundamental law of warfare that no member of any [...]

How to Escape from a Sinking Vehicle

In America every year close to 1000 people die by drowning in a submerged car.And don’t think you have to go suddenly skidding off the road and plunge into a [...]

How to Make Disinfectants from Scratch

Sometimes you run out of disinfectant when you most need it. This is when you could make use of the products available in the pantry. Some natural ingredients [...]

How to Make Pine Pitch

I try to collect pine resin deposits that happen naturally, usually caused by a fracture in a limb by a storm, lightning, or animals scratching on the bark. I [...]

4 Popular Knots You Need to Know

There are several very popular knots that every outdoor lover, mountaineer or sailor should be aware of. The purpose of this article is to show you the four [...]

Meat Preservation:The Lost Ways Of Curing And Smoking

Before refrigeration people relied on salt and smoke to preserve their meat. Most people lived on family farms and the "smoke house" was as familiar as the [...]


Biltong  is a great survival food that has his origins in Southern Africa and it’s a variety of dried and cured meat. You can use a big variety of meats to [...]

Five unique ways to start a fire you will not believe

Let’s be clear. These are not the preferred ways to get a fire going. If you would have used your noggin’, you would have a BIC lighter or strike anywhere [...]

How To Turn Your Q-Hut Into an EMP-shielded Home

Can a Quonset Hut be turned into an EMP-shielded home? With this reader question, the devil is in the details. If you are ready to face them, grab a napkin, [...]

How to use a Watch as a Compass

A surprisingly simple and easy way to use a watch as a compass only requires having enough sunlight to cast a shadow from a twig. [...]

40 Unique Places to Stash Firearms

Written by The ITS Crew Today’s article comes to you from the ITS Forums via Doc of RSKTKR Consulting. We thought this was such a great topic that we [...]

How to Start a Fire with an Aluminum Can & a Chocolate Bar

If you find youreself out in the cold wilderness without matches or a lighter, you can still start a fire, or you can impress your friends with this little [...]

How to Purify 12 Gallons Of Water A Day WITHOUT Filters or Electricity

If you are like me, and you worry about the life span of your water filters in a collapse situation, and how you’ll keep purifying drinking water after your [...]