Survivalism

How to Survive 75 Hours Alone in the Ocean

In February 2006, Robert Hewitt was scuba diving near Mana Island, off the coast of New Zealand’s North Island. Hewitt was an experienced navy diving instructor with 20 years in the service, and he told his dive buddy that he would swim back to shore himself. Instead, when he next surfaced, he had …

Extreme Sports

Timelapse: Log Cabin Built By Hand

Watch a man build a primitive rustic log cabin alone in the woods. It’s as serene, and inspiring, as it sounds!<p><b>If you don’t already want to leave</b> …

Outdoors Gear

How To Build A Long Term Survival Shelter

How To Build A Long Term Survival Shelter For Camping Uses<p>There are many things you must prepare in advance if you want to have a comfortable camping …

Camping

9 Reliable Fire Starters to Have in Any Survival Situation

<i>Last Updated January 2018: We’ve updated our guide to the best fire starters you can buy and added new picks and insights. Prices and links have also</i> …

Camping

How to Survive Thin Ice

Stay dry, stay alive. Whether you’re wet from ankle to toe or head to toe, Den Mother knows what to do.<p>0<p>SHARES<p><b>If I fall through the surface of a</b> …

Backpacking

The 5 Types of Campfire and When to Use Them

There’s a perfect fire for every situation. Learn to pick the right one.<p>618<p>SHARES<p><i>Want to learn more basic backpacking skills? Take our Backpacking</i> …

Camping

Learn How to Make a Knife From a Dried Japanese Fish (Seriously)

We all know the old saying about how if you give a man a fish he eats for a day, but if you teach him how to fish you feed him for a lifetime. But …

Science

15 Uses for Snow

Use snow to build furniture, survive a storm, or make better pancakes (seriously).<p>0<p>SHARES<p>Nervous about winter camping? Don’t be. Sure, snow can slow …

Camping

The Best Way to Carry and Story Paracord

This unique accessory deserves a place in every bug-out bag. The Spool Tool is designed to hold and neatly wind up to 100 feet of paracord. It’s also …

Multi-tools

15 Skills Every Adventurer Needs

Use these essential abilities to slay your next big trip.<p>If you’re well prepared for adventure and can find the humor in things not going according to plan, you’ll never stop exploring. To understand just what will get you to that place, we spoke with endurance athletes, gear gurus, and elite …

Camping

The Daily Show isn't convinced liberal 'preppers' would survive the apocalypse

Right-wing survivalists have been preparing for a chaotic end to the United States for decades now, but President Trump's election has helped give …

Ben Affleck

9 Great Survival Novels

If there’s one thing I love a ridiculous amount, it’s survival stories—whether that be surviving post-apocalyptic zombies or surviving the elements …

Outdoors Gear

Video: How to Repair Your Down Jacket

A good down jacket is one of the most important pieces of gear in our outdoor wardrobe, and when you find one you live its hard to give it up. In …

Section Hiking

Doomsday preppers say coffee is the key to surviving the end of the world

When civilization ends (be it via <i>Geostorm</i><i>,</i> robots who didn’t get beat up enough, or take your pick of Donald Trump-related catastrophes), how will we …

Offbeat News

LIGHTS’ Bug-Out Bag Will Save Your Life

(Survival not guaranteed)<p>When the end of the world does eventually come, how prepared are you? Should it come tomorrow—hell, in a few minutes!—do you have what’s necessary to survive on hand? I, for one, do not. LIGHTS, however, does. The dystopia fan came through George Stroumboulopoulos’s House …

Winter Camping: How to Make Camp

Camping in winter may not be as easy as in summer, but your efforts will pay off in solitude and gorgeous vistas that few other hikers get to see. …

Backpacking

The Simple Way To Make Bug Out Bags on a Budget - Survival Mom

Confession: I don’t have bug out bags packed for our family. We are a family of six and I have had this project on my to-do list for a long time now. …

Hacking

Suburbanizing Survivalism

As the disaster preparedness phenomenon spreads from the rich and eccentric into mainstream America, survivalism is becoming big business. One leader …

Long-form Journalism

Germany to surveil far-right doomsday 'prepper scene'

Germany is to begin surveillance of a growing subculture with some far-right affiliations known as the "prepper scene." The network collects weapons …

World News

Hidden bunkers stocked with explosives, survivalist supplies found during Utah fire

ST. GEORGE, Utah — A large amount of explosives and illegally built survivalist cabins were found by fire crews working to suppress the 71,000 acre Brian Head fire in June.<p>According to a release issued by the Iron County Sheriff’s Office Thursday, boxes of modified novelty hand grenades, explosive …

News

Preppers: How Many Guns Are Enough?

While at a local gun store looking to make my next purchase, I started asking myself, “How many guns would a survivalist need?” The easy answer is, …

Guns

How this man survived treading water for 29 hours after being lost at sea

Brett Archibald will never forget the feeling of doom while watching a charter boat sail away into darkness after he fell overboard in the Indian Ocean while on a trip with friends.<p>"I've got goosebumps just reliving it,'' he told TODAY. "And then I lifted my head and just realized, 'You're never …

9 Professional Moving Tips That Will Make Your Move Cheaper

<i>This article</i> o<i>riginally appeared on Money and GoBankingRates.</i><p>It’s a common saying that moving is the third most stressful event in a person’s life, …

Country Lifestyle

Canadian dog walker survives three days in remote bush - thanks to her three dogs

A Canadian dog walker has said she was able to survive for more than two days in the wilderness thanks to her pet border collie, boxer and beagle.<p>Annette Poitras, 56, was out walking her dogs on Monday when she fell, injuring herself and losing her phone in remote British Columbia.<p>She was not …

Black Friday Sale

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Running

Fighting for Our Lives

<i>The Prepper Journal</i> is out among them! Fighting tooth and nail, claw by claw, inch, by inch, closer and closer…..to beat someone out of that last …

Fighting

Becoming A Practical 'Prepper'

<b>NORTH TEXAS (CBS11)</b> – Hollywood and television have portrayed doomsday preppers many times before.<p>Usually they’re depicted as survivors of …

Dallas

Prepping for Thanksgiving

Although it seems unfair and dare I say, sexist, that the media has designated cranky uncles and fathers-in-law the token conservatives at the …

Conservative View

Vodka, Your New First-Aid Kit Essential

Failure to pack the proper emergency supplies is a fast way to turn adventure into misadventure, and like most people who wander far from Walgreens’ range, I’ve built my first-aid kit through bitter trial and error. But I’ve got it down now, and here’s the best addition I’ve made to my …

Adventure Travel

The CIA operative’s guide to safe travel

Like many of you, I’ve had my fair share of foreign and domestic travel. The world is on edge today with the anticipation of another terrorist …

Jennifer Lopez