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Safety Survival Hacks (Infographic)

Safety Survival Hacks (Infographic)

I love life hacks of all kinds, and naturally, I love survival hacks even more. We’ve shared some here and there on this site, but I often see cool little hacks like this online that I’ve always wanted to get more into in an article. So how happy was I to find an infographic that contains a whole bunch of cool survival hacks in one places! These are definitely some classic survival hacks that would be very good to keep in mind. Enjoy! If you enjoyed this, you might also like…. Is Your Home Secure? Natural Healing Solutions… Why Everyone […]

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Top 20 Fire Starters (Infographic)

Top 20 Fire Starters (Infographic)

One of the most commonly recommended survival items is a great fire starter. And fortunately, you have plenty of options! There’s fire starters you can salvage or save easily, some you can make yourself, some that are available cheaply at big box or dollar stores. The sky’s the limit! Here is a great and very detailed infographic that shares the top 20 best types of fire starter and details each one. We found this on Equip2Survive.Blogspot.com, and we’re very glad we did! If there’s any type of fire starter that you like that’s not on this list, be sure to […]

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The Many Amazing Uses of Duct Tape (Infographic)

The Many Amazing Uses of Duct Tape (Infographic)

Ah, duct tape, the tape of seemingly infinite uses. Duct tape has so many uses around a house or shop, you probably make sure to always keep a roll on hand. I don’t know about you, but in my house, when we run out of duct tape, it’s considered a dire emergency. We always know where our roll of duct tape is, and never run out of ways to use it. It’s exactly the same with survival. Duct tape is an indispensable survival tool, and you should definitely make sure to have plenty in your survival cache or bug-out bag. […]

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How to Use Parts of a Broken Phone for Survival (Infographic)

How to Use Parts of a Broken Phone for Survival (Infographic)

I like to post infographics from time to time on this site, especially when I find a really good and useful one. This might be one of the coolest and most useful infographics I’ve come across yet, however. What is the one thing that most modern humans will have on their person when stranded in a survival situation? A cell phone. We rely on our phones so much these days, but once they break, they’re essentially useless to us. …Or are they? This awesome infographic from KnowledgeWeighsNothing.com gives a visual for the different parts of a cell phone, as well […]

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Random Survival Hacks Everyone Should Know

Random Survival Hacks Everyone Should Know

I often come across great little survival hacks online that don’t really seem complex enough to call for a whole article, so I’ve been saving them up for an epic list of survival hacks. I’m a big fan of life hacks in general, meaning, cool little tricks you can use to make life easier. So of course, survival hacks or even better, because they’re tips and tricks that can save your life. Here are a list of some really brilliant survival hacks: Crayons as Candles You can use a regular old crayon as a candle. Simply light it and let […]

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3 Survival Uses for Soda Cans

3 Survival Uses for Soda Cans

  It’s a shame when hiking in a remote area with pristine wilderness to find trash that careless people have left behind.  But if you are struggling to survive in that same wilderness, that trash might look a lot better.  One common item that can be found even in remote areas that has potential for use in a wilderness survival situation is a soda can.  Here are 3 ways that you can make use of a soda can for wilderness survival.   Fire Starter You can start a fire with nothing more than a soda can, if it’s sunny day.  […]

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Best Toilet Paper Protection (Video)

Best Toilet Paper Protection (Video)

Some things aren’t going to change much in the wilderness; you are still going to need toilet paper.  You might even have a greater need for it.  The toilet paper that you bring with you won’t be safe like it is hanging from the wall in your bathroom.  You are going to have to protect it.  So far every method of toilet paper protection I have seen is either so obvious it doesn’t need to be addressed, or it adds size to the toilet paper which will make it more difficult to carry with you.  This video demonstrates an awesome […]

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How to Open a Can With a Spoon

How to Open a Can With a Spoon

Canned food is some of the most common survival food there is, but there is one crucial tool you need: a can opener. So what if you don’t have one, or yours breaks when you need it the most? This amazing trick could literally save your life one day: you can actually open a can with a spoon. Check it out! This is one of the coolest things I’ve seen in a long time. If you enjoyed this, you might also like…. Last Resort Home Defense and More… Natural Healing Secrets You Need to Know… The Healthy Primal Diet Everyone Should Try… […]

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3 Survival Hacks for When Tools Are Not Available

3 Survival Hacks for When Tools Are Not Available

You are less likely to be put in a struggle for survival when you are well-prepared and well-stocked with gear and supplies.  So it’s a good idea to learn some hacks in the event that end up in a situation in which you don’t have the tools and gear that you would like to have. Here are a few ways to get what you need without the usual tool for the job: No Axe Wood Chop If you are in the woods looking for firewood, it’s unlikely that you are going to find a lot of 18-inch logs just right […]

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Alternative fire starting methods

Alternative fire starting methods

If you don’t have a lighter in your pocket when you realize that you need a fire, then it’s even less likely that you remembered to bring your bow drill with you.  So what else is there that you can use as a fire starter? Steel wool and battery While this alternative might not always be the most practical, it does offer at least one advantage: it’s hard to match.  It will work in extremely wet conditions.  All that you need is steel wool (like all tinder, it will ignite quicker and burn better if you have a finer consistency) […]

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