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The Key To Good Survival Tools and How To Use Them

The Importance Of Utility In Your Survival Tools One important factor to any good survival tool is the tool’s versatile utility. Any knife I carry needs to have at least one more survival feature to it, other than the usefulness … Read more →

The Best Steps To Physical Recovery in Self Defense

This week, we take a question from SOS Subscriber Fred Miller (Worden, Mt.), who asked the following question: *Q: “I’m a cancer patient and not the same person I was before. I’m a lot smaller and I don’t have much muscle tone … Read more →

Learn Bushcraft Survival Fundamentals with Taro Gehrmann

About Featured Expert: Located in central Switzerland, Taro Gehrmann is owner at Swiss Bushcraft and Survival, a co-founder at Bushcraft Akademie, and hosts his own videos about Swiss Bushcraft survival on his YouTube channel. In a 1 1/2 year trip around the world, he gained experience … Read more →

Survive a Bear Attack: Make It Out Alive When Mauled By a Grizzly Bear

If you want to survive a bear attack, you’ll need a level head and nerves of still. Grizzly bear attacks are on the rise in North America, and they’re expected to increase further as we keep expanding into their territory. … Read more →

Things To Have In Your Home In The Event Of A Flood

It is so important that you and your family are prepared in the event of a flood. While this is something that many families hope that they never experience, it could happen and being prepared is the best way to … Read more →

How to Pack a DIY First Aid Kit for Your Car

Being prepared is something we all care about, but some people put more effort into preparation than others. If you are the kind of person who is never more than a few steps from a pocket knife and a bottle … Read more →

How to Survive When The Power Goes Out: 3 Games To Stave Off Cabin Fever

So, the power is out. You were fortunate enough that you thought ahead, and you took the necessary precautions to keep candles and flashlights ready, you’ve got wood for the fireplace, enough food you can cook without electricity, and plenty … Read more →

6 Essentials to Keep on Hand in Case of a Tornado

Most people don’t like to think about their homes being targeted by severe weather, but the reality is that tornadoes are a threat to property and life. That’s why it pays to be prepared ahead of time and assemble a … Read more →

Are You Food Secure? The Three Rules of Food Storage

Did you know that the average urban household only keeps three days’ worth of food on hand at any given time? When we can swing by the supermarket or neighborhood convenience store whenever we want, grab some takeout or order … Read more →

Guerrilla Gardening: Low-Profile, Easy-to-Grow Nutrition

Emergency food storage plans are designed to accommodate short-term, long-term, and multi-year preparedness situations, but the best strategy is to develop gardening skills to make you less reliant on what you’ve got stashed away. If you’ve never gotten your hands … Read more →

2 Clever Travel Hacks for Avoiding Almost-Disasters

Going on a vacation or business trip, whether you’re headed only a few miles north or halfway across the world, is always an exciting experience full of opportunities to see and try new things. Of course, even when you’re having … Read more →

Urban Survivor: The Gray Man’s Guide to Keeping a Low Profile

Do you need an exercise in observation? Go sit on a park bench, or if you’re truly brave, the food court at a shopping mall. Set aside some time to grab a latte, relax, and watch people. After twenty minutes … Read more →

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