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A Year in Hell: True Story Account of the War in Bosnia

A Year in Hell: True Story Account of the War in Bosnia

If you’re too young to remember the war in Bosnia, you should definitely learn more. Although it is a very depressing piece of modern history, it is also full of very important lessons on survival and enduring great hardship. This real life account of life during the brutal war in Bosnia stands as a very sobering wake-up call for preppers everywhere. What happened in Bosnia, particularly the capital of Sarajevo, is very much like what many of us are trying to prepare for every day. When we talk about urban survival or survival during civil unrest on this site, this […]

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Mad Max Apocalyptic Workout: Top 10 Exercises (Video)

Mad Max Apocalyptic Workout: Top 10 Exercises (Video)

Fitness for survival is an incredibly important topic. We’ve spoken about it quite a bit on this blog, because we believe that the single most important tool you have for survival is your body, and you need to maintain and prepare your body if you want to survive. Literally any scenario in which you will need to fight for your survival stands to be improved upon if you work on your health and fitness now. It’s not just about weight control either, you need to be building muscle and increasing flexibility and stamina too. This video is actually incredibly useful. […]

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How to Make a Foxhole Radio (Video)

How to Make a Foxhole Radio (Video)

Getting news and information when disaster strikes is critical. Evacuation instructions, status updates, and emergency notifications will likely be shared on the air during a SHTF scenario, and without a non-electronic communication device, you’ll be left in the dark.  Your cable or satellite TV will eventually go out, if they survived the disaster at all. However, there is a good chance that there will still be terrestrial radio. Let’s say the power is out and you have exhausted your battery supply.  Crank radios are an option, but some modern models are notorious for their poor quality and tendency to break. […]

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Why Survival Skills Matter

Why Survival Skills Matter

How often have you had a friend or even a family member look at you as though you’ve lost your mind and asked you why you do what you do? Why do you need those survival skills? They tell you that you can just buy your food at the grocery store and that you can go to the doctor if you are sick. While that’s true, and that’s what you are probably already doing, you know that tomorrow is not promised. You have no idea what could be coming down the line, and you know just how important it is […]

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Never Rely on Your Electronics

Never Rely on Your Electronics

Most people today have an abundance of electronics they rely on for just about everything. They have electronics that help them navigate when they are in their vehicle, they have electronic fish finders, and all manner of items that have made life, including survival, much easier. However, if you are relying on your electronics and you have not taken the time to develop your actual skills as a survivalist, you are in for a world of trouble. Whether it is an EMP (electromagnetic pulse) that wipes out electronics, or your electronics simply run out of juice when you need them, […]

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How to Prepare for an Extended Power Outage

How to Prepare for an Extended Power Outage

One of the first things that is likely to happen in a large-scale disaster is an extended power outage. Whether we’re talking about an EMP or dirty bomb hitting the United States, a natural disaster, or any other survival situation, you need to be prepared for the lights to go out – and not just for a few minutes or hours. Here are a few of our favorite tips for preparing for an extended power outage. Store Plenty of Food and Water First of all, you’re going to need to stay fueled and hydrated. Store at least a gallon of […]

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Common Household Items for Your Bug-Out Bag

Common Household Items for Your Bug-Out Bag

We all know to keep items like knives, radios, flash lights, first aid kits, emergency blankets etc. in our bug-out bag. But for the frugal prepper, there are number of simple household items that have great survival applications. Odds are you have them sitting around your house already. Check them out: Baking soda: Baking soda is something most households have, and has a ton of uses in every day life. It can be used to clean virtually anything in the house and even our hair, teeth, skin and body. For survival, it’s a great item for the bug-out bag for just […]

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Would You Survive? [Infographics]

Would You Survive? [Infographics]

I recently came across this infographic containing a great checklist of survival considerations. Take a look and let us know how your skills stack up. Click Here To Get The Best Survival Medical Course… Check Out This Year’s Hottest Survival Skills Click Here To Get The Best Survival Medical Course… Check Out These Mind Blowing Survival Skills… See what is happening in this country and what you can do to protect yourself… Please follow and like us:

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