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Using Water Instead Of Toilet Paper: Learn How To Do It

During critical times, some basic supplies disappear. It’s not that there aren’t enough for everybody, but some people freak out and buy more than they actually need it like water or toilet paper. So, using water instead of toilet paper to clean yourself after going to the bathroom is actually one of the most useful things during those times. If …

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How Many Times Can You Use A Fire Extinguisher: Beat The Fire Every Time

Having a fire extinguisher in any facility is vital to ensure everyone’s safety. After all, you never know when a fire will start. It’s also important to have one at home since most fires start in a kitchen or garage. Now, the most common question is how many times can you use a fire extinguisher since most people are torn …

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How Likely is a SHTF Scenario: Reality Check

You want to prepare for whatever comes your way. That’s why we pay for insurance and work on our emergency preparedness after all. How likely are you to really need all that preparation? It can feel so overwhelming when you don’t know if you’ve done enough. Alternately, when people say it’s ‘crazy,’ sometimes you have to wonder if you’re doing too …

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What is Survival Candy: A Sweet Solution

You don’t want a headache you could prevent on top of your other problems. Surviving is stressful enough without thinking about sugar and caffeine withdrawal on top of everything else. Luckily survival candy can help you out in more ways than one. If you’re not familiar with this delightful staple, I’ll happily explain why you need a little sweetness, even in …

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Is Canned Food Safe if it Gets Hot: Questions Answered

You’re working hard to stock up, and some tuna, green beans, and even drinks sound like useful additions. They are, but what do all those things have in common? Well, they’re all canned goods, so you need to make sure it’s kept in the right conditions. Otherwise, you’ll be throwing away money, or worse. You can get very sick from …

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Neck Knife for Running: Sharp Solutions

It’s dark out, and you’re running. Whether you’re in a survival situation already, or it’s about to happen, you need an excellent way to defend yourself. However, you also probably aren’t planning on taking a ton of supplies and a backpack on your jog. So how do you compromise and bring a great self-defense item without carrying too much weight? …

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Diesel Vs Propane Home Generator: Enlightening Emergency Facts

    You’re finally ready to get that home generator you’ve been planning for all this time, but do you need diesel or propane? There are some vital differences between the two, and staring at pages of reviews and scattered facts is just confusing. Fortunately, I’ve been running my generators for a couple of decades now both at home and …

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How Long Does a Camping Propane Tank Last: Burning Questions Resolved

You’re planning to go camping, which is smart. A back-to-nature adventure is an excellent way to relax, have fun, and get in some practical survival training time. Yet, like all survival skills, it helps if you pack right. Sure, you can last eating pinenuts for protein, but who wouldn’t rather have a nice hot meal? Bringing your propane camping stove …

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Can You Use Shiny Aluminum Foil To Keep Yourself Warm: Heated Debate

You’ve seen space blankets before. Those wonders of DuPont and NASA ingenuity are made from incredibly thin Mylar, but they look like aluminum foil at first glance. So what’s the big difference? Aren’t they just basically the same thing? Unfortunately, no, they’re not the same. However, there are some ingenious ways you can use aluminum to help keep you warm …

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What To Grab In Case Of Fire: Leave Nothing Behind

A fire may be one of the worst experiences someone might ever face. Being in one is terrible due to the panic and fear of dying, and losing everything that you own may be equally worse. Not for the material loss but the loss of things that are part of your memory. That along with the things that are hard …