How to Safely Clear Your Home When You Think There’s an Intruder

How to Safely Clear Your Home When You Think There’s an Intruder

🕔13:49, 20.Oct 2015

I refuse to believe that I’m the only one who’s been in this situation. Fortunately, so far there have only been false alarms, like my wife forgetting the front door unlocked, an open window, or the lights left on before

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How to Build Your Own Solar Panels

How to Build Your Own Solar Panels

🕔12:19, 13.Oct 2015

Solar is inarguably the most commonly chosen form of alternative power. It is relatively easy to install, costs nothing to operate (once installed) and works pretty much anywhere. There is also abundant sunlight available for conversion to electrical power. The

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How to Get Power Out of Your “Dead” Batteries

How to Get Power Out of Your “Dead” Batteries

🕔11:43, 8.Oct 2015

With so many electronic devices in our daily lives, anyone who doesn’t have a good stockpile of common sized batteries is asking for trouble. While it is still possible to live without those electronic devices, we’ve become so accustomed to

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Building The Three Bucket Bio-Water-Filter

Building The Three Bucket Bio-Water-Filter

🕔10:32, 6.Oct 2015

Abundant clean water is widely recognized as one of the top survival priorities, with most survival instructors saying that you need at least a gallon per person per day for drinking and cooking. The most common means of purifying water

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94 Wilderness Survival Tricks

94 Wilderness Survival Tricks

🕔14:50, 1.Jul 2015

Part of the advice in these two videos is clearly questionable, but there are also some good points. Technically, in 25 minutes you can learn a lot of stuff just by watching the videos. Enjoy! How to start a fire with your

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Learn in 5 Minutes How to Whistle With Your Fingers Really Loud

Learn in 5 Minutes How to Whistle With Your Fingers Really Loud

🕔19:34, 17.Jun 2015

A loud whistle grabs your attention better than anything you can yell. So of course it can be a survival skill. But not just that. For me it is more a manliness thing. I’ve always wanted to whistle loud and powerful. But I couldn’t at

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How to Build an EMP Emergency Car Bag

How to Build an EMP Emergency Car Bag

🕔11:51, 11.Jun 2015

The chance of getting your car stuck in the woods is much higher than an EMP strike. So you may think that it’s nonsense to have an EMP emergency kit in your car. But think of it this way: if

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10 Faraday Cages You Can Make at Home

10 Faraday Cages You Can Make at Home

🕔18:20, 11.May 2015

After the nuclear EMP was discovered in 1962 (US Starfish Prime Experiment) people have been searching for all kind of methods of protection (against electromagnetic pulses). One of the solutions we came up with is storing important electronics in Faraday cages.

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The Lost Art of “Cut Shells”

The Lost Art of “Cut Shells”

🕔11:48, 13.Apr 2015

This is a nice trick to know when SHTF (low ammunition) or in an “I really need a slug right now, but I don’t have one” situation. Necessity is the mother of invention. Cut shells used to be legal ammo

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5 Ways to Make Survival Candles From Household Items

5 Ways to Make Survival Candles From Household Items

🕔17:42, 8.Apr 2015

Editor’s Note: The importance of candles in a survival situation is sometimes underrated. Probably because a candle is not that likely to save a life as some other survival items. But it has a lot of uses in almost all survival situations. Basically most disasters will affect

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DIY TripWire Alarm Very Simple and Outrageously Loud (High Security Perimeter)

DIY TripWire Alarm Very Simple and Outrageously Loud (High Security Perimeter)

🕔17:08, 3.Apr 2015

Whether you want to secure the perimeter of your home, your bug out location or a camp site, this DIY tripwire alarm (if placed correctly) will surely disclose any stealthy intruder. When setting up home defenses you should always keep

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How to Make a Smoke Grenade

How to Make a Smoke Grenade

🕔17:13, 30.Mar 2015

Editor’s Note: This article is an update of the original – posted one year ago.   Using a Smoke Grenade The smoke grenade that we are about to make is similar to the US Army M18 Colored Smoke Grenade. These

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How to Make Powdered Eggs

How to Make Powdered Eggs

🕔20:52, 24.Mar 2015

Editor’s Note: Powdered Eggs are cheap, lightweight, nutritious and can last up to 10 years without refrigeration. If it weren’t for their lack of Vitamin C, (nutritionally) a person could basically subsist for years only on powdered eggs. Powdered eggs

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How to Make Your Knife as Sharp as the Devil Himself

How to Make Your Knife as Sharp as the Devil Himself

🕔13:53, 20.Mar 2015

Though I have never been or never desire to be a killer much of my life’s success was predicated on keeping a set of razor sharp knifes. Again, I am not an assassin but I was a chef for many

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How to Cook Spring Nettles

How to Cook Spring Nettles

🕔13:59, 19.Mar 2015

Nettles are high in iron, potassium, manganese, calcium, vitamins A, C and protein (a whopping 25% protein). Nutritionally nettles are better than Popeye’s spinach: higher in protein, calcium (4 times), a lot more health benefits… and almost the same taste.

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