How to Make Mud Bricks in the Wild

Mud is one of the most popular building materials around the world and it is clear to see why. Mud is plentiful and free, and so is the sunshine used to dry the mud bricks to make them ready for construction. Even better, the process employed to make mud bricks is relatively straightforward. The great thing is that mud bricks don’t only have to be used for simple structures either, as some of the following…

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DIY Paracord Donut for Quick Deploy Cordage

In the video that we are sharing today, you will learn how to make a paracord donut for quick deploy cordage. There are no knots involved which allows you to undo the paracord donut in seconds. Paracord has so many great uses that you are only really limited to your own imagination. Because it is so popular amongst preppers and survivalists, we are always looking out for new ways to store it in which it…

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Jump Start a Car With AA Batteries

I’m not sure how I didn’t see this video before as it was posted back in 2015 but in it, YouTuber Electroboom shows, you can jump start a car with AA batteries. Now, if you aren’t prepared enough to carry jump leads in your car (tut tut) but prepared enough to carry plenty of AA batteries and some other equipment you may need to use this in an emergency. As it turns out, all you…

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Emergency Power from a Phone Line

Every one of our readers will experience a power cut at some time, which can be caused by bad weather or problems with electricity lines. Having supplies such as flashlights and candles are highly recommended but what happens if you need to make a phone call to check on relatives or even contact emergency services? Eight in ten homes in the UK use a cordless landline telephone. These phones are convenient as you can talk…

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How to Call 999 or 911 In a Medical Emergency

It isn’t hard to call 999 or 911 in an emergency but these tips will help to ensure that during a medical emergency, that call is as successful as possible. We also believe that it is very important that you teach your children how to call emergency services for help should it ever be needed. Are They Wearing a Medical Alert Bracelet or ID Necklace? Check the person over to see if they are wearing…

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