Category Archives: Skills You Need

  • Contentment: An Overlooked Skill

    Contentment: An Overlooked Skill

    “We are not rich by what we possess, but by what we can do without.” – Immanuel Kant I believe in preparedness, whether it’s for a short-term emergency, potential unemployment, or the end of the world. For people like me, knowledge is sacred. It’s not enough simply to store food and ...
  • 10 Fatal Bug out Bag Mistakes

    10 Fatal Bug out Bag Mistakes

    Whether you are evacuating before a natural disaster or running from the government, a properly stocked bug out bag can save your life. That bag can also be useless if filled with the wrong items. As Benjamin Franklin once said, “By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” If ...
  • Storing Water For Survival

    Storing Water For Survival

    There may be a lot of information available out there about the best ways to prep for survival, but the truth is, the most important things to learn are the basics. One of these basics? Having water stored and ready to use in survival situations. Why store water? Going without water leads to ...
  • Planning For Bugs After Hurricanes

    Planning For Bugs After Hurricanes

    Many people know to prep for the high winds and torrential downpour of a hurricane, but one thing that few people remember to plan for is the influx of bugs after the hurricane. Standing bodies of water after the storms act as breeding grounds for bugs, including mosquitos, roaches and ants. ...
  • How to Create Waterproofing Substance At Home

    How to Create Waterproofing Substance At Home

    Oilcloth, which also goes by enameled cloth or American cloth in foreign countries, is a tightly woven cotton or linen material with an oil coating. Oilcloth was widely popular because of its waterproof qualities and also because of its flexibility, two qualities that were often not found ...
  • Using Vests as Protection From Weapons

    Using Vests as Protection From Weapons

    Thanks to recent design changes that have decreased the size and weight, vests are becoming the increasingly popular choice in body armor for survivalists. Prior to these changes, body armor vests were too bulky or uncomfortable to consider wearing for long period of times, however now vests ...
  • Tips for Buying Ammunition Online

    Tips for Buying Ammunition Online

    Gone are the days of walking into your local gun shop and picking up some bricks of .22lr for a few days at the range. Whether you’re an avid shooter or a weekend plinker, I’m sure you’ve noticed the dwindling supply of ammunition. Our recommendation: buy online. While certain types of ...
  • Tips on Surviving in the Extreme Cold

    Tips on Surviving in the Extreme Cold

    Surviving in extremely cold temperatures takes a lot of skill and knowledge. Do you know the types of clothing you should be wearing? How to effectively trap heat for survival? Learning the answers to these types of questions could be crucial to your survival. Here are some pointers:   Clothing ...