Do It Yourself

Let’s say you found yourself out in the woods and you need water. You don’t have any way to purify water from the nearby stream. (Read about ways to purify water here.) No filters. No iodine tablets. Nothing. But you do have a way to start a fire. That means you can boil your water… You [...]

You can’t drink that crystal clear water! I know we’ve all hiked by a pristine lake, river, or stream and thought, “Boy, that water looks pure! I bet it tastes great!” That water may have a couple really nasty micro-organisms that will make you very sick. Those organisms may be: Protozoa like Cryptosporidium or Giardia. [...]

In this list we have 20 statistics, facts and figures taken from some of the top US government official websites. We wanted to provide a quick-fire overview of how the US is doing in terms of debt, poverty, homelessness, immigration and all of those topics that are close to our hearts as preppers and survivalists. [...]

Having the means and the ability to create fire in a survival situation is important. Having the knowledge of how to cook on the campfire can go a long way to keeping yourself and your family happy when times get tough…or even if they don’t. These 14 utterly cool campfire recipes are designed to be easy to [...]

It is a fact that flying is safer than driving. But there is something unnerving about to board a metal tube and flying at 35,000 feet. Plane crashes do happen, and they can crash in very remote places. If you are lucky then you may experience a successful crash landing like the one in the [...]

There are many ways to start a fire in the wilderness. The bow drill, cattails, cotton balls smothered in vaseline. The list is endless, however none of these are quite as easy as what I am about to show you today. In this article we will take a look at how to make miniature fire [...]

There are hundreds of cool paracord projects floating around the prepper and survival community. We’ve pulled together 101 of our favorite 550 paracord projects for you to get stuck into. There really is something for everyone in this article. Whether you’re looking for lanyards or belts, survival bracelets or a keychain, heck we even have [...]

In a do or die situation, sometimes you just have to improvise.By using whats in and around you person and your home, you can stand and protect what’s yours.Here we have a kickass selection of homemade weapons that you can throw together on a budget. Most of them can be made from items lying around [...]

If you’re into survival gadgets, then no doubt you’ve seen the Paracord Bracelet. A simple product with a multitude of uses. [thrive_highlight highlight=’default’ text=’light’]Check out our massive list of 101 Paracord Projects.[/thrive_highlight] Chances are you may have bought one from Ebay or Amazon, the trouble is these are generally crappy quality and just don’t fit [...]

Survival is about a lot of things, but having food and making sure you can keep finding food in the event of prolonged survival situations is critical. You could be as macho as Han Solo on Hoth, but you’ll still need some know-how in order to survive. Luckily, these tips don’t involve slicing open a [...]

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