Start a Fire with a Guitar Pick

March 17, 2016 Music To An Outdoorsman’s Ears… Who would have imagined that a fire can be started with a guitar pick? Originally called a plectrum, a guitar pick can be bought at any music...

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Survival Uses for Everyday Items

March 7, 2016 You’ve Got a Survival Cache in Your Pocket! You might be surprised to learn that if you’re walking around with a few common, everyday items in your pockets or purse,...

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Emergency Lighting | How Long Will That Bulb Last?

February 22, 2016 How Long Will That Bulb Last? One of the most important things to consider with emergency lighting is how long the light will last. There are two issues here. One is the design life of a...

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Start a Fire Without a Spark

February 7, 2016 Forgot Your Firestarting Tools? Learn How to Start a Fire Without Them We all know that firestarting is one of the most basic survival skills. In fact, fire building is one of the first...

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Best Survival Knives

January 14, 2016 Best Survival Knives For Anything The knife is the most important survival tool and is an absolute necessity for survival and everyday carry, as you never know when it will be needed. A...

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Survival Guide for Lazy People

January 6, 2016 Are you lazy? Do you enjoy life? Chances are if you answered yes to both of those questions, you have yet to seek out a survival guide in the case of an emergency or catastrophe. If so, sit...

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Why Is Our Power Grid Failing?

December 29, 2015 Constructing a national electric power grid began in 1934 when the federal government set standards and promoted the distribution of electricity across the country. Power lines were...

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Oatmeal: Ultimate Survival Food?

December 21, 2015 Food. It’s the first thing most people think about in a survival situation. “I’ve got to find something to eat!” Maybe it’s because we’re so accustomed to eating regularly...

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DIY Projects for Preppers | How to Make a Spotlight Out of a Flashlight

September 22, 2015 There are tons of DIY projects out there, some more useful than others. But when we come across DIY projects that also serve as great survival tools, we like to share them here. When...

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Backing Up a Battery

September 21, 2015 How much do you know about battery run time? Do you know how long your backup batteries will last? When SHTF, it’s important to know that you’ll have power to get through the...

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