Some of you probably got a little overwhelmed by my article where I listed out pretty much every survival skill you can think of. I’ll probably add more to it, though I realize no one can ever become good at all of them.
Month: August 2018
So here’s the big question… how do you become a skilled prepper or homesteader without everybody thinking you’re nuts? Preppers and survivalists are widely regarded as extremists, but there are ways to become prepared without ridicule. One has to find a way to incorporate these skills into their daily lives.
Imagine the following scenario: for 2 years you have meticulously planned and researched what you and your family will need to survive a crisis. I’m not talking about a little lights-and-sirens disaster; I mean a big, soul-chilling catastrophe. You have accounted for every variable, anticipated every pitfall and allowed for all contingencies.
A major pension crisis has made its way to Harvey, Illinois. Now, the whole State might suffer while you foot part of the bill…
Since most prepping advice is focused on wilderness survival (due to the large amount of people living in the countryside who are interested), city dwellers are a little left out when it comes to no-fluff urban advice.
We talked a lot about choosing the best bug out vehicle as well as equipping it for emergencies. But, with 55,000 Americans dying each year in car crashes, it’s critical taht we leave Doomsday aside for a moment and address personal emergencies while driving.
Botulism is a rare but serious infection that can be lethal. Caused by bacteria in food, water and animals, it releases dangerous toxins which attack a human’s nervous system.
If you’ve had any experience with outdoor campfires, wildfires, or a fireplace, you are familiar with wood ash. Wood ash is the fine powdery material that is produced when any type of wood is completely burned up. Wood ash contains potassium, phosphorus, and calcium.
Snipers are regarded as a mysterious, almost super-human entity of militaries around the world. The ability to hit a target from thousands of yards away is a quality sought out by many people, military and non-military alike. “How do they do it?” you may ask. In this segment, we’ll discuss the basics that allow you …
When carrying a concealed firearm, one of your prime considerations will be the location of the gun on or about your person. The placement of the gun will affect several factors pertaining to its use and carriage: how efficient your draw stroke is, how easy the gun is to defend from a takeaway attempt and …