Getting Trapped in Quicksand: Myth vs Reality

  There is a lot of misinformation about quicksand out there, from how it traps people who accidentally fall in to how to get out.  The good news is that getting stuck in quicksand doesn’t have to lead to an unfortunate outcome.  Here’s what you need to know to avoid turning a problem that has …

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How to Turn a Beer Can into a Survival Resource

  Empty beer or aluminum cans have so many practical uses in the field that they should be one of the first things that we look for in a survival situation.  Let’s take a look at a few examples of how you can turn someone’s trash into treasure when resources are scarce.   Related video: …

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The Benefits and Drawbacks of Using LED Lanterns

    LED lanterns are making a big dent in the market as they provide a viable option to their fuel-burning counterparts.  They can produce a good amount of light for a decent amount of time, they are easier to carry around, and they can be cheaper than old fashioned lanterns as well.  However, LED …

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Making a Native American Earth Bowl

  Making a stew using a earth bowl made out of clay; I use deer jerky and yellow wood sorrel, dandelion leaves, yarrow, garlic, and lamb’s quarters. Cooking the stew with hot rocks. Making a Native American Earth bowl.

Choosing Road Kill for Food

Road kill presents a wonderful and easy opportunity to cash in on a meal. However, there are some inherent risks associated with partaking of this option. Not every kind of animal is suitable for consumption, and it’s also important to assess whether a particular find is safe to clean, prepare and enjoy. Here are a …

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How To Make Your Own Fishing Net

A simple “Do it Yourself” net that can be made out of any type of cordage or string. This net is awesome as a gill net for fishing, a net for trapping birds and can be used as a makeshift bag to hold items. Make it with para-cord for a net that can be used …

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How To Sharpen An Axe The Right Way

  Do you know the proper way to sharpen an Axe? If the ax is dull and its edge unsharpened, more strength is needed but skill will bring success. Tools for a Lifetime Axes are handy tools for chopping down trees, splitting firewood, hand hewing wood for building, camping purposes, and much more. Axes are …

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Pencil Sharpeners for Survival : Super Useful Tool

Pencil Sharpeners for Survival. Taking household items and finding multiple uses gives you a lot of options. The pencil sharpener can be used in a number of survival and everyday applications to make life a little easier. Perfect for the Bug Out Bag or Survival Kit.

Survival Fish Trap Using Just One Hand.

  Amazing Survival Fish Trap using just one hand and some rocks, expending the least amount of energy possible during the construction and catching. You don’t need any tools, or weapons. The key to survival is keeping your head. It doesn’t matter what your are up against, if you loose your head then that’s it, …

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Making Food From Pine Trees

  This common tree has many different unexpected uses, including being a high-energy food source.

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