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Survival Water Collection: Simple Solar Water Still - Preparing for shtf

<b>Some Points to Ponder</b><p>Virtually all survival manuals have various methods of water collection, to include solar water distillers. The concept of this …

Bourbon virus

<b>Bourbon virus</b> is an RNA virus in the genus <i>Thogotovirus</i> of the family <i>Orthomyxoviridae</i>, which is similar to Dhori virus and Batken virus. It was first …

Don't Fly Without These 20 TSA-Approved Items in Your Prepper's Carry-on Bag

<b>Scissors:</b> Because you sew, duh. The TSA says, “<i>metal with pointed tips and blades shorter than 4 inches are allowed, but blades longer than 4 inches</i> …

What To Do When It All Goes Wrong

Visiting dangerous places, leaving cell signal behind, traveling by yourself and just generally taking risks? Well, guess what? At some point, it's …

​How To Find And Purify Drinking Water In The Wilderness

Staying hydrated is essential while camping, hiking or just spending time outside. Here's how to find the best water sources, then ensure their water …

Snares and Traps for Survival Trapping

<i>by Dave Scott</i><p>Knowing how to use snares and traps for survival trapping can help you deal with one of the most challenging pursuits in a longer term …

Brain's 'internal compass' found

<b>The precise part of the brain that gives people a sense of direction has been pinpointed by scientists.</b><p>People with stronger nerve signals in their "internal compass" tended to be better navigators.<p>The study, published in the journal Current Biology, suggested people get lost when their compass …

Army Ranger Beads

Hey there! These (hopefully) will show you how to make your very own Ranger beads, used by the US Army. They cost a pretty penny at stores (The one …

How to use pace count to measure ground distance

One way to measure ground distance is the pace count. A pace is equal to one natural step, about 30 inches long. To accurately use the pace count …

How to slit and fold a map for special use

Before attempting to cut and fold a map, make a practice cut and fold with a piece of paper<p>Apply adhesive to the back of the segments corresponding …

How to Navigate With a Map and Compass

Cast Concrete Bench<p>Canoe Paddle - Custom Cherry Wood Paddle<p>Homemade Pontoon Boat<p>Rockets Class<p>There are a lot of different things you can put on your …

Dandelions

By T. K. Barwood <br>WildWeedsBlog.com<p>Today lets talk dandelions. We all hate dandelions. These little boogers like to grow everywhere. Thanks to …

How to Make Pemmican: The Original Survival Food

This post may contain affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I'll earn a small fee at no extra cost to you.*<p>Pemmican is a portable, long-lasting, …

Magnetic Declination (Variation) | NCEI

How do I correct my compass to the true bearing?<p>You can compute the true bearing from a magnetic bearing by adding the magnetic declination to the …

LandNav 101: Understanding the Universal Transverse Mercator System (UTM)

5 of 6 in the series LandNav 101<p>In its essence, the Universal Transverse Mercator (UTM) system divides up the globe into small, manageable segments. …

Guide to Land Navigation with Military Grid Reference System

The ability to navigate terrain with a map and compass is a skill-set that’s become lost in recent years due to technological advances like GPS and …

Hardening the Home, Part 2: Up-Armor Your Security

In the second installment of this series, we will discuss the <i>how</i> of increasing your home security. I’ll be talking about how to use the diagram that …

Adventure Tech: Sonim XP7 Ruggedized Smartphone

Adventure travelers and outdoor enthusiasts looking for the ultimate smartphone to take with them on their excursions may want to check out the new …

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First Class Premium FireSteel Rods - The Choice of Survival Experts the World Over<p>We've been in business for years and know a thing or two about …

Counterterrorism

What if the Preppers are Right?

Public opinion is largely shaped by the media in all formats including news, cinema and television shows. It should come as no surprise that everyone …

9 Different Military Poncho Survival Shelter Configurations

An essential item for ANY outdoor outing and certainly in every Survival Kit and Bug Out Bag is a good quality Poncho. If you don’t have one and need …

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6 Reasons You Should Own a Survival Bow & Arrow | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This guest post by Creek Stewart first appeared at willowhavenoutdoor.com</i>.<p>I am a big fan of the bow and arrow for a variety of …

Why Every Prepper Needs Diatomaceous Earth

This post may contain affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I'll earn a small fee at no extra cost to you.*<p>Diatomaceous earth is something every …

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​How To Sharpen Any Knife

A sharp knife isn't just sharper, it's a safer, more efficient, more precise tool. And, like most people, your knives are probably dull. Here's how …