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Urban Bug Out Bags: What They Are, Why You Need One, and How to Pack One

An urban bug out bag may not be something you’ve ever heard of or considered owning. But if you live in an urban setting, you should know that bugging out isn’t something you do only in rural areas. A city can be the worst place to be in when a disaster strikes. You not only …

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How to Start a Fire with a Magnifying Glass

Starting a fire with a magnifying glass is essential for survivalists or avid outdoorsmen. Why a magnifying glass? It works as an excellent substitute for starting fires in the absence of matches or a lighter. When you’ve exhausted your lighter fuel and matches and your fire steel is worn down, a magnifying glass could be the …

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The 21 Best Survival Books That Should Be In Your Collection

The need for survival books. Our survival instinct kicks in when we face an emergency or disaster, whether in an urban setting or the wilderness. However, our modern lifestyles barely equip us with the skills to take the steps to ensure our survival. The good news is that survival skills are not usually that hard …

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The Best Foraging Bags and Baskets

One of the keys to a successful forage — whether you’re hunting for mushrooms, fresh fruits, and vegetables, or anything in between — is having the right foraging accessories on hand. When it comes to accessories, there’s none more important than the foraging bag or basket you choose to bring with you on your hunt. …

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How to Survive Falling Through Ice

Ice formation may seem harmless when the winter months roll around.  Especially if you typically enjoy fun activities on the ice, such as ice skating, ice fishing, hockey, or cross-country skiing. With that said, unless the ice is thick enough to handle the weight on top of it, you will be at risk of falling …

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The Complete Prepper Checklist

How can you be ready for when SHTF if you don’t have a prepper checklist? There are basic prepping supplies that everyone should have on hand for when times get tough.  Our preppers list is going to cover everything you need to stay safe, healthy, and secure while surviving a crisis situation. We’re covering everything …

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The Best Premade Bug Out Bags So You Can Get Out Quickly

You’re having dinner with your entire family. It’s been a while since you had a meal together. If not for John, who was caught up in the traffic snarl-up at the last minute, you’d have been one complete happy family. You’re all still happy anyway. Suddenly, the dishes on the table begin shaking. Before you …

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Trout Fishing 101: Everything You Need To Know To Get Started

Trout fishing is an amazing hobby that combines the tranquility of nature with the challenge of the hunt.  Whether you’re hoping to pull in some delicious trout to cook up for your family or trying to snag a massive trophy fish you can brag about for years, trout fishing is a great opportunity to get …

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How to Survive Being Homeless

When most people think “œsurvival” they might think apocalypse, wilderness, pandemics, or even nuclear disasters. However, these scenarios — while very much possible — are somewhat rare. Homelessness, on the other hand, is something that is very real and is happening on a large scale; and it can be just as dangerous as any other …

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