Digging a Pirate's Cave - Modern Mechanix (Dec, 1929)
By HI SIBLEY WHILE excavating for a new house in the weed-grown lot next door, workmen unearthed a surprising maze of caves and trenches. Evidently they had been dug many seasons before because bushes and weeds were growing luxuriantly from the soil spread over the roofs. Considerable grading and no end of fancy language were required before the lot was in shape to build on. But it proved that a well-made cave is about as substantial a clubhouse as a boy can make.
20 Edible Wild Plants You Can Forage For Survival
Click Here To See The Comments Foraging for edible wild plants is an invaluable skill for preppers as survival will often depend on eating what’s available. Lucky for you, the wild is a garden of free edibles waiting to be harvested as long as you know what to go for. RELATED: Winter Foraging | Guide […]
6 Trees Every Survivalist Should Know & Why | SHTFPreparedness
I am loving it and haven't looked back. There is always new information to be learned and this article is proof of that for me.
Primitive Fire Making: Sparking Rocks
In this guide, I go over all the basics of wilderness survival including primitive and modern methods, along with gear recommendations.
25 Uses for Tarps in an Emergency
Tarps come in many sizes and varying qualities, but all of them can be very useful in a survival situation. Here are 25 survival uses for tarps.
The Lost Art of Cooking Over a Fire
Knowing how to safely build a fire for warmth and cooking is an essential, basic, self-sufficiency skill that is completely FREE to learn!
A Guide to the 15 Best Survival Traps of All Time
There are seemingly as many different traps as there are creatures to catch, but we’ve selected the 15 best snare and deadfall traps for you to master.
The Beaufort Scale
If someone told you there was a "storm" coming, how fast would the winds be, and what would the effect be on objects on the ground? What about a "breeze" or a "stiff breeze?" In our everyday conversation, these are inexact terms and often two people using the same term will mean two very different things. This is the problem the Royal Navy had in the early 1800s. The more precise the weather observations the navy's officers could record in their logs, the easier it would be to predict the…
Grandma: Prepping Before Prepping Was Cool
When my grandmother passed away, I was fortunate enough to have inherited her small collection of cookbooks. I love flipping through them, not just for the fun retro recipes for elegant desserts (…
13 Wilderness Hygiene Hacks for Camping or Bugging Out
Do you know how to stay clean in the wilderness? Check out these 13 outdoor camping hygiene hacks and learn tricks to get rid of camper's funk and gunk.
Women's Simple Self Defense Techniques
All women should have some way of providing defense for themselves when being attacked. This article helps you learn simple self defense tactics that will help you in most situations
65 Pieces of Survival Wisdom From the Great Depression
Survival wisdom, Great Depression -- Those go hand in hand when studying how millions survived the toughest years in American history. Here are 65 survival lessons.
How To Keep Warm When The Power Is Out And More Winter Storm Tips
Learn how to keep warm when the power is out during a winter storm. Plus more tips for conserving water, keeping warm, hygiene needs and more.