8 Survival Uses of Cigarettes

Cigarettes

Cigarettes are known to be hugely addicting and are terrible for the body because of the negative side-effects they can bring. This is the reason why we see a lot of anti-smoking signs and as well as health warnings everywhere. But did you know that cigarettes can be very useful when it … Read more

Boxing for Self Defense

Boxing for Self Defense

When it comes to self-defense, there’s pretty much no better fighting style than boxing since punching is the easiest thing to do. However, to make your punches effective and protect yourself from your opponent, it’s important for you to master boxing. In this article, let’s talk about boxing for self-defense and some … Read more

Are You a Closet Prepper? Don’t Be. Let Me Explain Why.

Prepping Coming Out of Closet

Are you a closet prepper?

If your answer is yes, then read on. I will explain in this article why you should never have to fear being embarrassed or judged by telling a co-worker, family member, or friend that you’re a prepper. Survivalism and the tools for the trade is some cool stuff. Don’t get caught with Prepper stigma!

You see, I used to be a closet prepper. I always kept my prepping to myself. I found that I hardly ever brought it up to family or friends, except for the one or two friends that I knew who were into the same types of preparing that I was. But lately, I’ve been opening up more to people that I know. Actually, it’s been kind of liberating and not as big of a deal as I made it out to be regarding telling others that I want to prepare for unforeseen times or situations.

People that I would have never told about my prepping before have actually become quite open and receptive in our conversations. In fact, some of the people I’ve been more open with about my prepping mindset have even started doing a little prepping themselves. That’s pretty great!

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Amazing Camping Hack: Keep a Fire Burning for Hours with Just One Log

Most campers and hikers will often find they need to constantly keep throwing large logs or branches on a fire to keep it burning for even 1 or 2 hours. And, if you fall asleep while camping, you can expect your fire will go out typically within 45 minutes to 1 hour later. This isn’t good if you need to stay warm. Or, you need to keep a fire going in wet conditions.

A Youtube user named “Doogly” created a simple video that will show you how to create what’s called a “Swedish torch,” or better put, a sustainable fire made with just one log. The Swedish torch legend was thought to originate from hobo, who was looking for an efficient way to stay warm during cold winters. So, he cut a small log as the video shows and stayed warm for many more hours versus a traditional campfire.

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Top 25 SHTF Bartering Items You’ll Want to Start Stockpiling Today

We all hope that nothing catastrophic will happen in our lifetime. But we must also realize that we are just a small blip on a timespan of major events that have happened over the past centuries. And, more major events are sure to occur within our or our kid’s lifetime. The simple fact is that we all need to be ready.

There is nothing more heartbreaking than thinking about you or your family not being prepared for the worst — weather its marshall law, a catastrophic natural occurrence, EMP (electromagnetic pulse), a solar flare that could put us back to the 19th century, or another type of disaster. Many lives will be lost. Not having some preparations made means you will not have anything of value for trading with others looking to stay alive.

Do you think that shiny iPhone or fancy sports car will be worth anything if there was a major disaster caused by an EMP or natural disaster? Believe me, they won’t!

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5 Boy Scout Skills for Outdoor Survival

Boy Scout Skills for Survival

Whether you were in boy scouts or not, every one should gain these outdoor survival skills. Some of us gained some of this knowledge through our time in the Boy Scouts, where we learned the power of teamwork, ingenuity, and self-reliance. Learning how to deal with the most basic of situations can often be the largest thing we do in life.

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