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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 Become Self-Sufficient in 8 Simple Steps

Maybe you’ve always dreamed of running away to your own personal place of solace and starting a homestead, or perhaps you love the thought of living in a sustainable, interdependent community. You may simply desire to survive the collapse of society, whether or not anyone else helps you to do it. If any of these …

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11 of the Best EDC Backpacks for 2022

EDC or everyday carry backpacks are crucial life companions right behind our smartphones. The best EDC backpack is a delight to carry with all modular accessories stored safely inside. But how can you find the perfect EDC for your everyday essentials—one that’s also good for your spine? In this guide, we’ve compiled a rundown of …

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How to Store Water Long Term in 4 Easy Steps

Knowing how to store water long term is a life-saving skill for hundreds of survival scenarios. City water systems are reliable, but not foolproof. Freezes, deterioration, and other events can destroy pipelines and delay urban water delivery for days. And survivalists know that, if society falls to disaster, there won’t be potable water coming through …

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How to Start Beekeeping in 8 Easy Steps

Bees have been pollinating flowers around the world since the beginning of time, and humans started beekeeping as early as 5000 BC. Over the past seven thousand plus years, beekeeping has only become easier and more efficient, meaning that even you can become a beekeeper. If you’ve found this post it means that you at …

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The 17 Best Prepper Websites You Need to Follow

There has been an explosion in prepper websites over the last 10 years and massive growth in those looking for this kind of content. Over the years I have changed the websites that I read and spend my time on. New sites have popped up and some sites just weren’t doing it for me anymore. …

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Beginner’s Guide to Ferro Rods & How to Use Them

I can still remember sitting in front of my fireplace with a ball of torn paper strips, a magnesium rod, and a Ferro rod fire starter. I would shave a little of the magnesium bar onto the paper and then try my best to shower sparks onto the magnesium using the included striker. I was …

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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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