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Survival Signalling

The Art Of Getting Found: Emergency Communication Techniques

Signaling is an activity that we do in our everyday lives and is something that most of us take for granted. Whether it be...
Wild Edible ID

The Ultimate Army Field Guide To Wild Edible Plants

Experts estimate that about 300,000 classified plants grow on the earth’s surface, including many which grow on mountain tops and ocean floors. Of these,...
pioneer

12 Pioneer Skills We Can’t Afford to Lose

Image Source The pioneers brought very little with them when they came to settle the wild frontier of North America. Most had basic knowledge or...
CPR

Hands-Only CPR Can Triple The Chance Of Survival

If someone starts hands-only CPR when that clock starts ticking, the victim's chance of survival triples. When someone's heart stops the clock starts ticking. More...
How-to-Pick-a-Lock

How to Pick a Lock: The Absolute Beginner’s Guide

“Where is this stupid key!” It’s a cold winter night and you and a group of friends have just driven 6 hours for a weekend...
Making Fire

The Devil Is In The Details

For me, making fire is one of the most important survival skills a person can possess. Along with warmth, it can be used...
Skills for kids

Teaching Survival Skills To Your Children

You're never too savage to take some time to teach your kids survival skills. Or any skills, for that matter. Sometimes, the greatest lessons we...
Fire Starting

How to Find Flint and Other Sparking Rocks to Build a Fire in a...

With the aid of modern tools, starting a fire may seem like an easy task. Just whip out a trusty lighter and a few...
Urban Survival

Five Urban Survival Skills To Learn

When disasters strike, and not just any disaster but something huge that can spell catastrophe, there will be an onset of chaos...
bow drill

How To Use Bow-Drill To Start A Lifesaving Fire

There have been plenty of stories where people get stranded in the middle of nowhere and go to insane lengths to survive. Since the...