The Top 5 Best Multi-Tools of 2019

The ability to save on space and weight by being able to include one single item in our survival kits that has multiple uses is always a bonus. They come with a whole range of features, many that you may not even use, but should you need them, you will be glad they were there. These are by no means a replacement for a set of traditional tools. They simply are not designed with the…

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Alternative Ways to Open the Can

Beginner Tips for Building Your Emergency Food Supply

The wealth of information available surrounding emergency food storage can get overwhelming for somebody just starting out. There are guides telling you what you should buy, how much of it you should buy, where to buy it, how to store it, how to cook it, and believe it or not, even how to eat it. Now I’m not saying these guides are bad by any means, a lot of the information is good information. But…

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How to Respond if Your Brakes Fail

How to Respond if Your Brakes Fail

If you’re a driver, there are certain scenarios that you must prepare for so that if they happen to you, you can deal with them calmly and effectively, minimizing the chance of the situation becoming worse. One of those scenarios is brake failure. The first step is to understand what kind of brakes your vehicle actually has, anti-lock brakes or regular brakes. This can be figured out by simply starting your car. If a logo…

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Silver Bridge disaster

December 15 – Disasters in History

Todays research got me looking into what happened on this day in history. I wanted to start sharing this information on a regular basis as I look specifically into disasters. As I write this post, it is 1:10 am on December 15 so let’s take a look at this day in history. 1967, USA, The Silver Bridge Collapse At around 5 pm, the U.S. Highway 35 bridge connecting Point Pleasant, West Virginia and Kanauga, Ohio…

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How to Use a Survival Whistle

How to Build Your Own Pocket Sized Survival Kit

Nothing beats the feeling of actually building your survival kits yourself from scratch. It is a satisfaction that just doesn’t come from buying pre-made kits. Plus, building your own can save a lot of money! Another problem with pre-made survival kits is that what might work for one person, won’t necessarily work for the next. Everyone has different needs. Get the kit right, and it could save your life. Get it wrong, and, well, it…

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