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Nanoform Sapphire Eternal Storage Disk

Sapphire isn't just a name Fahrenheit 2451 gave their Nanoform storage disk because they thought it looked dreamy photographed against that shade of …

Outdoor Survival Products & Emergency Supplies

Welcome to SOS Products | Your Source for Safety, Knowledge & Preparedness<p>If an ounce of prevention is truly worth a pound of cure, our intention is …

Survival Skills: More Knots That Work

We seem to have struck a nerve with our blog post on knots last week. Knots are a critical part of outdoor living, sailing, rescue work and of …

Forget the Poker Face, Try a Chess Face

When international grandmaster Maurice Ashley, author of <i>Chess for Success</i> talks about chess, it’s easy to think he’s talking about business instead …

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Off-grid

12 Homeopathic Remedies That Should Be in Every Survival Kit | Homestead Guru

From Marjory Wildcraft’s GrowYourOwnGroceries.org In the event of a natural or man-made disaster, you may be cut off from medical aid. One of the …

Explain Poker Like I'm Five: The Squeeze Play

When you’ve played poker for years, it’s easy to forget that technical poker speak may as well be a different language. Many players just picked up a …

Poker

Survival Supply Caches

If you need to stash some gear or supplies then you need to consider Survival Supply Caches, the Prepper’s Safe Deposit Box!<p>There are many choices …

Survival Water Fundamentals: 9 Common Waterborne Diseases and How to Treat Them Naturally

How are you today, Ready Nutrition Readers? In “Part 1″ of this series, we discussed the importance of water in a survival situation. We’re going to …

E.coli

Hammock Sleeping Bag | By Grand Trunk

Hammocks aren’t designed for camping in cold weather, they are helpless against the slightest chill. Grand Trunk’s hammock sleeping bag solves this …

49 Outdoor Skills and Projects to Try When Camping

Planning your spring outdoor adventure?Try these skills and projects, even if it’s in your backyard. In fact, your backyard may be the best place to …

Camping

Survival Seeds

<i>More valuable than silver or gold in a real meltdown...</i><p>New Survival Seed Bank™<br>Lets You Plant A<br>Full Acre Crisis Garden!<p>New "Survival Seed Bank™" …

Survival fire principles (introduction to "firecraft")

Introduction to Firecraft<p>In survival situations, the ability to build and light a fire can make the difference between life and death. You can use …

Energy

Pill Bottle Fishing Kit

Introduction: Pill Bottle Fishing Kit<p>This is a very fun and easy project that doesn't take more than 5-10 minutes. It can be used for kayak fishing …

Turn a Can Tab Into a Survival Fish Hook

How to Make a Home Depot Surfboard<p>Rockets Class<p>Great idea! I could definitely see this working in a survival situation, when your options limited …

Finding North Using a Watch (Northern Hemisphere)

How to Start a Fire Using Flint and Steel<p>How to Mount Tire Chains to a Tractor<p>Rockets Class<p>In the Southern hemisphere, swap the instructions for the …

Southern Hemisphere

How To Make a Wire Small Game Snare For Your Survival Kit

As you may already know, Artofmanliness.com just published an article that I wrote titled <i>HOW TO BUILD A SMALL GAME SURVIVAL SNARE</i>. This is a very …

Five Survival Plants Every Forager Should Know

In a previous article I outlined a realistic approach to survival foraging.<p>In such a situation, you would have nothing stored or preserved from …

Find your way using the Sun

The best time to start learning how to find your way using the sun is the start of the day itself.<p>One of the simplest questions in natural navigation …

Find your way using the Moon

<b>Latest News: My latest book,</b> <b>How to Read Water</b><b>, contains a full, but easy to understand explanation of how the moon influences tides and currents.</b><p>The …

Astronomy

How to Rewarm your Body When You Become Cold, Wet and Miserable

If you’ve ever fallen into ice-cold waters, you know what it truly means to be cold. We often think that we’re cold when the wind picks up or when …

Try it Today! Build Your Own DIY Fire Kit

When you get right down to it, <b>survival essentially means maintaining a safe core temperature for your body.</b> Everything we do is geared toward that …

Thrifting

How I Take Notes at the Poker Table

You may be surprised to learn that my memory is horrendously bad. Sadly, it is true.<p>Whenever I am in a major live poker tournament, I write down …

Make a Viking Sun Compass

Introduction: Make a Viking Sun Compass<p>Imagine the situation - you're due to go on a raid tomorrow, but Bjorn Hammersson won your lodestone in a game …

An Emergency Winter Survival Shelter For The Forest

When snow falls in the forest, you have multiple winter shelter designs to choose from. One of the classic northern forest shelters is a lean-to with …

Bushcraft

11 Ways to Start a Fire

February 25, 2015 by Melanie Swick | 3 Comments<p>A fire can mean the difference between facing hypothermia or enjoying a warm night of sleep.<p>It’s easy …

6 Car Parts That Double As Survival Items When You’re Stranded

Image source: Intothesmoke.wordpress.com<p>Let’s say your car has broken down or run out of gasoline and you are miles away from civilization.<p>You have …

Snowshoeing

Survival Food Storage - The Plastic Bottle

Simple. Easy. Effective.Why a plastic bottle? Big deal, it's food in a bottle. Here is why this is important!True Story: I prepare for hurricane …

Great Depression

The Ultimate Guide to Learning about Radio Communication and Why You Should

Cell phones have become our primary communication devices because of their versatility, portability and ease of use. However, the problem with …

Flashlight Stocked With Survival Gear

All VSSL models come with a dual-mode LED Flashlight (s.o.s. and static) including batteries and a compass. Each model also ships with the …

Extreme Sports