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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 all families hope they never have to endure, flooding is an all too real disaster that can strike … 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 →

Urban Survivor (Gray Man 2/2)

Layered, oversized clothing: Loose-fitting clothes “blur” your body shape and conceal whatever you’re carrying. Yes, all your clothes will seem bigger after a few weeks of restricted caloric intake and enhanced physical activity, but you can always cinch your belt … Read more →

Winter is Coming: Prepare your Summer Garden Today

While it can seem daunting to start a garden, it really just depends on which plants you choose. Some are notoriously fickle–eggplant, anyone?–while others need very little to thrive. Select your plants well and you’ll enjoy summer vegetables long after … Read more →

What’s In a Bug Out Bag? 7 Tips to Get You Started

In the event of a major catastrophe, whether it be environmental, social or economic, you may decide at some point, that your home is no longer a safe place for you and your family. If you’re considering a backup plan … Read more →

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