Skills You Need

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    Survival Is a State of Mind

    At 2:00AM on Aug. 12, 2000, then 83-year-old Tillie Tooter set out to pick up her at relatives at the Fort Lauderdale /Hollywood International Airport. She never arrived.   Eventually her […]

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    Avoid These 7 Mistakes That Can Get You Killed

    Everybody makes mistakes, we are after all only human. In most circumstances, mistakes can be a learning experience, but in a wilderness survival situation, they can get you dead! Here […]

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    Top 10 Best Survival Movies Ever Made

    I have to admit that “survival” movies are a bit of a guilty pleasure of mine. I enjoy watching them as much for the stuff they get right, as for […]

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    Treat PTSD With EMDR

    Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) is fast becoming a popular and effective treatment for treating Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder – PTSD. Feeling nervous, nauseous, and shaky after suffering a profound […]

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    Making Plans for a Natural Disaster

    While it may be impossible to predict a natural disaster, it is possible (even advisable) to plan for the unexpected trials that nature may throw our way. In fact, having […]

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    Cut Through the Darkness With These Essential Sources of Light!

    There are many natural disasters and emergency situations where sources of light can become important tools for your survival and emotional well-being. That is why your Go-Bag should be equipped […]

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    Become an Expert Camper to Prepare for the Apocalypse

    Comedian and screenwriter James Whittingham wrote these words: “The upside of camping is that it prepares you for the apocalypse.” He was making a joke (he is, after all, a […]

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    You Need to Know How to Beat The Heat!

    We are still in the “Dog Days” of summer, which means it can be awfully hot in many parts of the country. While there are many ways to enjoy these […]

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    Outlive A Killer Rip Current

    A marriage celebration on the eastern Atlantic coast of Florida turned to tragedy three days after the wedding when an Iowa man got caught in an ocean rip current his […]

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    How to Attract Bats for Natural Pest Control

    Holy flying mammal, batman! Did you know that a single little brown bat can catch up to 600 mosquitoes in one hour? Wow! One gray bat will munch on 3,000 […]