Survival

Simulation: New Madrid Quake Would Kill 100,000 Instantly & Displace 7 Million

If you live in and around Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, Arkansas, Kentucky, Tennessee and Mississippi you might want to consider the following – then again, [...]

This Common Driveway Weed is One of Nature’s Most Powerful Survival Plants

Plantain, not to be confused with the banana type fruit, also called Plantain, is a plant which can be found almost anywhere. In fact, if you’re not living [...]

Getting Hungry on the Trail? Don’t Forget These 5 Foraging Tips

Do you know what to do if you are out in the wild and you run out of food? Would you know how to survive off the land if you were lost and had to find [...]

14 Lost Emergency Care Tips From 100 Years Ago

What do you do in an emergency situation when no doctor is available? Unfortunately, we sometimes find ourselves in these situations. The problem compounds [...]

23 Medicinal Plants the Native Americans Used on a Daily Basis

Native Americans are renowned for their medicinal plants knowledge. It is rumored they first started using plants and herbs for healing after watching animals [...]

How To Quickly Build A Fire In Winter Woods (When Your Life Depends On It)

You decided to set out for a simple winter walk, but now you have gotten lost, or even worse, you have twisted your ankle. It is getting cold out, and it [...]

A Medicinal Plant MAP That Should Be in Your Survival Kit

A hundred years ago 70% of all medicines were made from plants. Most of them are still being used today, but only a few people truly know about them. [...]

How To Recognize And Use Mushrooms For Food And Fire

  Many people that find themselves in the woods with no edible resources other than mushrooms may be tempted to give them a try. It’s not easy to [...]

The Ultimate Army Field Guide to Wild Edible Plants

Editor’s note: Whether for survival purposes or the desire simply to be able to forage and live off the land, knowing how to find and identify wild edible [...]

Healing Arts To Learn From Native Americans

Before you get too involved with learning just the physical aspects of Native American healing, you need to understand that their approach to wellness is [...]

8 Basic Life-Saving Skills Everyone Should Know

  We've featured a ton of survival and MacGyver tips over the years that could help you out of a fix, but what if you're next to someone else who's [...]

How To Field Dress and Process Deer Meat For Storage

Love the taste of venison? I sure do.  There’s almost nothing that compares to freshly prepared deer meat after a long hunt. But in order to enjoy the [...]