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Top 25 Survival Skills to Know & Why

David March 25, 2016 Basics, Wilderness Survival<p>I’m a firm believer in the following saying: “<i>It’s better to know something and not need to use it</i> …

Coconut Date Bars Recipe

Recipe by: Lacy Wilson<p>"The on-the-go, travel-light snack bar. Derived from a famous raw food bar and the ultimate in 'foodie!' This is a great snack …

34 Healthy Energy Bars You Can Make at Home

Everyone loves a great bar. In this case, we're talking about the kind you can pack as a perfectly portable meal or snack (though we love bars with …

43 Embarrassing Grammar Mistakes Even Smart People Make

Like it or not, words, spelling, and punctuation can leave a lasting impression on others. But even the most educated people often unknowingly make these common flubs.<p>When someone uses grammar incorrectly do you make an assumption about his or her intelligence or education? Like it or not, words, …

Language

PRESS RELEASE: SB Tactical™ Announces Reversal of ATF Open Letter on the Use of SB Tactical Pistol Stabilizing Braces® | SB Tactical

Saint Petersburg, Fla. (April, 25, 2017) – SB Tactical™, inventors and manufacturers of the Pistol Stabilizing Brace®, is excited to announce that …

Ultimate Handheld Radio Communication Guide: What to Look For

My previous article on radio communication was a primer that went into detail about why you’d want to learn about radios, the way they operate and …

Nat Geo’s New Website Lets You Print Topo Maps — for Free

Those giant maps gathering dust in the corner of your favorite outdoor store have finally been brought into the 21st century. <i>National Geographic</i>‘s …

Backpacking Gear List Template + 3-season Checklist

A backpacking gear list template + checklist, with sample selections (green columns) as an example.As part of the Planning Curriculum for my guided …

Trails

How to Make a Paracord Wilderness Survival Bracelet

by Austin Campbell April 11, 2016<p>A Paracord Bracelet has Many Survival Uses<p>This article will show you easy step-by-step instructions for how to make …

Make A Fire Starter From A Lemon In 6 Easy Steps

If you frequently camp or spend time outdoors, you know how essential starting a fire can be. It's a source of light, warmth, and food. In an …

DIY

Rifling 101: Understanding Twist Rate Basics

One key characteristic that you’ll typically see associated with rifle and handgun barrels is their twist rate. But what exactly is twist rate (hint: …

Smith & Wesson

How To Get Your HAM Radio License In 7 Days

The HAM Radio license, it seems, is one of the biggest prepping mysteries. Communications will be very important in <i>any disaster,</i> be it a local …

Ham Radio

How to Make a Solar Still - DIY

<i>With high energy costs and a warming planet that needs cleaner fuel sources, the time has never been better to get involved with solar energy.</i> DIY …

Sustainable Living

Disaster Preparedness Tokyo

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government has compiled a manual called “Disaster Preparedness Tokyo” (Tokyo Bousai*) to help households get fully prepared …

Solar Power

26 Google Maps Tricks You Need to Try

The mapping product that can do everything can actually do a whole lot more.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate …

Learn How to Tie 12 Useful Knots with This Visual Guide

If the only knot you know involves tying your shoes, then this infographic provides clear, step-by-step instructions on tying some of the most useful …

Fishing

7 Off-grid Projects for Survivalists – Emergency Preparedness Tips

Going partially or totally off grid is very doable. There are advantages to not relying too much or completely on commercial electricity; one of …

survival-superstore

6 Trees Every Survivalist Should Know & Why

Now is a good time to go out and flag the following six trees before the leaves drop (except the pine). Revisit them in the winter and learn how to …

Bushcraft – Pine needles and pine cones

http://www.woodlands.co.uk/ The pine tree has a lot to offer the bushcraft enthusiast from a source of vitamin C to a colander! In the first of 3 …

Bushcraft

How to Tell the Temperature By Listening to Crickets - The Camping Page

If you’re out in the wilderness without a thermometer and you want to know the temperature, there’s a natural way to check. Find yourself a cricket. …

Outdoors

The Incredible and Edible Pine Tree - Preparing for shtf

<b>Plant a Pine Tree Because Someday It May Save Your Life</b><p>The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and the Missouri Botanical Garden accept 175 names of pines …

Botanical Gardens

Homemade Pine Needle Cough Syrup Recipe

Whether you’re suffering from a common cold, seasonal allergies or a more serious illness, such as pneumonia or bronchitis, the need for immediate …

Cattails - A Survival Dinner

Cattails have many edible parts, top to bottom. Photo by Green Deane<p>Cattails: Swamp Supermarket<p>The United States almost won WWII with cattails.<p>No …

How to Cultivate Your Own Yeast

Wheat berries tend to be a large part of most peoples’ food storage plans, with the assumption that the wheat will become bread. Wheat is an …

Baking