9 OPSEC Security Secrets You Can Implement Today

In the military, Operational Security, or OPSEC, is critical. Denying information, especially information about your plans, to the enemy is an essential part of combat effectiveness. If the enemy finds out what you are doing, they can make moves to counter your tactics, reducing your chance of victory while increasing … Read On…

13 Bartering Supplies To Trade For Food

One of the greatest risks many developed countries face today is that of a financial crash. When many talk about this eventuality, they point to various indicators in today’s economy and global markets. Based on those indicators, some say society is well on its way to a complete fiscal breakdown. … Read On…

18 Items That Should Always Be In Your First Aid Kit

Chances are you have a small first aid kit around somewhere. Perhaps you picked it up when you were in the pharmacy, thinking it would be handy to have around. But have you ever looked to see what’s inside that first-aid kit? If it’s like most pre-made kits, it really … Read On…

9 Communication Tips When The Grid Goes Down

Pretty much all modern communications depend upon electricity. It doesn’t matter if you’re talking about radio, television, the Internet or telephones, every device we count on to communicate uses electricity for its power source. Should the grid go down, those devices will cease to function. Nevertheless, if there is one … Read On…

8 Ways To Purify Drinking Water

Of all the necessities for survival, purified drinking water is one of the most critical. You can only survive about three days without water before your vital organs begin to shut down, even less if you are trying to survive in a hot climate. That makes water a very high … Read On…

9 Natural Shelters If You Are Forced To Bug Out

I’m a firm believer in bugging in whenever possible. That doesn’t mean that I’m opposed to bugging out when the need arises, just that I think that most people would be better off staying at home, where they have more to work with. However, even if your primary survival plan … Read On…

8 Unusual Weapons For Home Defense

It doesn’t do you any good to do everything you can to survive any sort of disaster that might come along if you’re unprepared to defend your home. While we can all hope that our property never comes under attack, hope alone won’t keep us safe. In a crisis situation … Read On…

How To Start A Fire In Wet Weather

Fire is a critical part of survival. Being able to start a fire, even in the worst of conditions, is an emerging skill which was all but lost for many years. In modern civilization, the need to start a fire is overshadowed by the other means we have for heating … Read On…

How To Store Food Long Term for Disasters

Most food that you buy in the grocery store is only packaged to last a few months up to a year. The only exception to this is canned goods, which can last for years if the seal isn’t broken. Check how short the life expectancy is by looking at the … Read On…

12 Must Have Survival Tools

Living in survival mode is quite different than everyday life. I’ve run across many people who have thought that they were prepared for surviving a catastrophe, even though they hadn’t done anything to survive. Usually, these are highly capable people who are used to doing a lot of things for … Read On…

8 Ways To Attack Proof Your Home

The average home isn’t anywhere near as secure as we’d like to think. Worse than that, the conventional wisdom that is passed off as “home security advice” is just about worthless. All it does is to help keep honest people honest—not keep the dishonest out. Why, you can kick the … Read On…