survival skills

Survival Skills Of The Great Depression Era

We can learn from the philosophy of ‘using and reusing’ that Depression era folks were forced to live with. We can learn by examining what the skills were [...]

Teaching Your Children How to Cook: It’s Important That They Know How

  About 53 percent of Millennials say they eat at restaurants at least once a week, compared with 43 percent of Generation X or baby [...]

Lost Native American Survival Skills

Today the USA is the world’s economic and industrial superpower, but it hasn’t always been like that. In fact compared with some other countries, like the [...]

Survival Skills To Learn From The Sailors

Prepping for a major disaster is almost like preparing to embark on a great adventure. [...]

Survival Skills To Learn From African Tribal People

Africa is said to be the cradle of civilization, and also one of the most fascinating people on Earth. In order to survive there, humans have had to adapt to [...]

Survival Skills To Learn From Eskimo People

Today, changing weather patterns mean that more people will need to learn how to survive in extreme temperatures. [...]

8 Survival Skills Your Great-Grandparents Knew (That Most Of Us Have Forgotten)

Our modern society is highly dependent upon the “system.” Not only do we rely upon utility services to bring us electricity, water and natural gas, but [...]

How City Folk Can Prepare For The Next Big Blackout

The next big blackout of the power grid is a big concern for all of us. I found this great article about this very topic over at [...]

Survival Skills |10 Tips To Help You Escape A Riot

The display of people at their most vicious and greedy never fails to put me in a state of shock.  The fact that a riot will break out over something as [...]

5 Tips to Improve Your Cold Weather Survival Shelter

On a recent weekend camping trip with my oldest son, we decided to practice a primitive survival skill that is rapidly becoming a lost art in America, making a [...]

The Importance of Survival Skills: Eight Skills to Develop

Survival is not just about prepping or the amusing antics of a television survivalist. Every day, real people find themselves in situations where comfort, if [...]

Top Post-Collapse Barter Items And Trade Skills

The concept of private barter and alternative economies has been so far removed from our daily existence here in America that the very idea of participating in [...]

10 Skills That Urban Preppers Should Learn

Skills are a major part of prepping. Although it is important to have supplies in place; the belief is that skills, and not supplies, will give you a greater [...]

Wound closures when SHTF and there’s no doctor in site!

Wound Closure Safety Guidelines.  Do not attempt any of these techniques unless you are in a WORL, SHTF, TEOTWAWKI situations.  If you can get to a Doctor [...]

Preppers: You only Rise To The Level Of Your Training

There are certain realities that some Preppers and others may not be dealing with or refuse to deal with. One reality that everyone needs to deal with, and [...]

27 Survival Uses for Common Mullein Besides Cowboy Toilet Paper

Ever been caught in the woods with nature calling you to a squatty position? If you forgot the Charmin, you’d still be a happy camper with Cowboy Toilet [...]