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Survival II. How To Be A World-Class Survivalist in 5 Simple Steps. Joy Paley Activist Post With the recent econopocalypse, it’s no wonder that people are becoming more interested in what it would take to survive after our current society has undergone a major shift.

How To Be A World-Class Survivalist in 5 Simple Steps

After all, if something we thought was intrinsically stable—our financial sector, and the guarantee of ever increasing wealth—is actually pretty flimsy, well, a lot of other things can be brought into question too. Take out a seemingly small piece of the puzzle, like access to gasoline, and you find that your local grocery will run out of goods within 2 days. Learning the basic skills to survive without the modern conveniences of society is a way to prepare yourself for these unpredictable shifts. 1. 2. 3. . • Stock up a pantry of canned goods—think beans, tuna, veggies, fruit, and soups • Get bulk basics like oil, sugar, salt, peanut butter, rice, lentils, and any other grains you prefer • Pick up a rechargeable LED flashlight. Requirements. Hungry? Here's a Map of Every Urban Plant You Can Snack On - Henry Grabar. Last summer, Ethan Welty stopped buying fruit.

Hungry? Here's a Map of Every Urban Plant You Can Snack On - Henry Grabar

He didn't need to pay for it anymore: he could pick nearly everything he needed from the trees on the streets of Boulder, Colorado. At first, he scanned the canopy for apples to use in his home-brewed beer. How to eat wild stuff and not get poisoned. Let's play pretend for a moment.

How to eat wild stuff and not get poisoned

Are you with me? Let's pretend you can't go down to the supermarket for food to eat. In fact, let's pretend that there is not a supermarket for one hundred miles in any direction, and you don't have any food with you. In this pretend land, you are stranded in the wilderness. Perhaps your GPS navigation unit directed you to detour onto a closed mining road in the middle of nowhere, and you didn't have the sense to second-guess it until your rental car got stuck in seasonal mud, and you decide to head out into the woods instead of following the road back. 52 Plants In The Wild You Can Eat. We all know our vegetables and fruits are safe to eat, but what about other wild edibles?

52 Plants In The Wild You Can Eat

Here are a few common North American goodies that are safe to eat if you find yourself stuck in the wild: Blackberries: Edible plants. Be Better Prepared: 12 Brilliant (And Slightly Badass) Ways to Do It. (Before It's News) Everyone wants to be better prepared.

Be Better Prepared: 12 Brilliant (And Slightly Badass) Ways to Do It

Today we will share 12 brilliant and slightly badass ways to do it. You and your family have to be ready and prepared for all scenarios. But what happens when you are forced to evacuate for an extended period of time? You will be forced to leave with only what you can carry. Pill Bottle Survival Kit. Altoid Survival Kit. I love pocket-sized survival kits.

Altoid Survival Kit

For EDC situations, I prefer an easy-to-carry wallet kit, but for a wilderness survival situation, a more full-blown kit is in order. Enter the altoid survival kit. Homemade MREs. For quite a while now, I've wanted to make up my own "MREs" for my Get Home Bag (GHB).

Homemade MREs

I was recently out scouting some properties, and realized that my GHB only had some packs of tuna and some candy in them. I had broken my own Cardinal Rule - If you use it, replace it immediately. So, I went about making up some MRE packages. Now, these are not true MREs, in that their shelf life is less than half of the 5 years of a commercial MRE, but I figured they were WAY less expensive (remember this later on in the post...). MacGyver, Survivalist, or Stockpiler: The Urban Survival Skills Everyone Should Know. It's your word against his..

MacGyver, Survivalist, or Stockpiler: The Urban Survival Skills Everyone Should Know

If he ain't talkin, your word pretty much wins. Also, don't try draggin him back in your house after he's dead.. The cops will be able to tell he was shot inside your house. As soon as you're involved in a shooting like this, call the cops, then a lawyer.. You are so bad ass. Survive Nature - Techniques for Surviving in every Natural Environment. How to Forecast Weather. Ever wondered how to forecast the weather without actually using instruments? Check the Clouds: Clouds can tell us a lot about the weather. - StumbleUpon. Learn the art of natural navigation - travel tips and articles. In this excerpt from Lonely Planet Magazine, natural navigation expert Tristan Gooley shows you how to ditch the compass and GPS and find your way using only the signposts that are all around us.

Learn the art of natural navigation - travel tips and articles

These tips are written from a northern hemisphere perspective - many directions can be reversed for the southern hemisphere - eg, when the sun is at its highest in the southern hemisphere sky it's due north. These tips are just for interest. Please navigate responsibly! Sun When the sun is at its highest in the sky, it is due south – in simple terms, the sun is south at lunchtime. Estimate Distances with Your Arm and This Rule of Thumb. Vanishing Point: How to disappear in America without a trace. Where there's water, life is possible.

Vanishing Point: How to disappear in America without a trace

True, it may be very difficult and very hard to live, depending, but anyone who's driven, hiked, or camped in the American South West will have noticed that cities and ranches crop up where there's surface water or where there's been a well dug. Within the state of California, Nevada, Arizona, Utah, New Mexico, and Colorado, there are deserts, mesas, mountains, and forests where normally people never or rarely visit; not-so-secret places where there's water, access to a road within a day's hike, and where a fairly rugged individual may hide while remaining basically healthy, marginally well fed, and reasonably sane.

In this section I'll look at two such environments, neither of which I would recommend, but one of which I'd suggest is a reasonable way to live in basic health while either on the run, hiding out from the law, old girl friends, the draft for an illegal war, putative wives and such. Where exactly? How to disappear. 10 Survival Lessons Learned In Combat. My time in the Army taught me many things, from the “proper” way to make a bed all the way to how to correctly assault an enemy stronghold; and while every lesson is a valuable lesson, some seem to rank higher on the importance scale. Perhaps the most valuable lessons that I ever learned were the ones that peppered the 30 months of combat that I served in the Mideast.

Most of these lessons pertain to sustainment of life and survival. Lesson No. 1: Train As You Fight Everyone fights differently. How to Build a Survivalist Homestead. The author is a retired U.S. Army sergeant with a background in infantry, logistics and administrative and security training. He currently heads his own security firm and is an adjunct faculty member with the University of New Hampshire teaching seminars on home food production.

-The editors. It is a home in which you can live in a real-world/present-time economy and social order, yet at the same time practice on a regular basis the survival skills you may need later. All of this is accomplished while still living a normal life-style with access to work, schools, emergency services and stores, etc. 78 Skills Everyone Should Know. Survival is based largely on two things: a positive mental attitude and knowledge. With those two covered, you can make up for any lack of tools. Knowledge doesn’t break, wear out, and short of forgetting a thing or two, you generally can’t lose it. 100 Skills Every Man Should Know: 2008's Ultimate DIY List. Roper's Knot Pages - Hitches - Constrictor knot.

The Constrictor Hitch The constrictor knot is important as temporary whipping and as permanent binding from which you need more than one in a row, but not in line (when you should use the strangle knot). Laid well, it is virtually impossible to untie without tools (needle or knife). SCENARIOS. The Top 100 Items to Disappear First. URGENT!!! POSSIBLE EMERGENCY ALERT FOR FEMA REGION III. Body Armor Guide For Dummies - Suburban Prepper. Feds Buy Two Billion Rounds of Ammunition. » DHS to Hire “Top Secret” Domestic Security Force Alex Jones. Is the Department of Homeland Security building a mercenary unit? Paul Joseph Watson November 5, 2013 The Department of Homeland Security is to spend $19 million dollars on a private security force in Wisconsin and Minnesota, an armed unit that must have a “Top Secret” security clearance according to an official solicitation.

Image: Department of Homeland Security. DHS Monitors Social Media For 'Political Dissent' Department of Homeland Security buying up enough ammo to wage seven-year war against the American people. (NaturalNews) As we recently reported, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), an agency that says its main purpose now is to thwart “homegrown terrorism,” has awarded a contract to ammunition manufacturer ATK for acquiring 450 million rounds of .40 caliber hollow point ammo. You can view the announcement of the ammunition purchase at this press release: Our initial coverage of the story is at: Many readers may not know this, but “hollow point” ammunition is never purchased for practice or training. Underground Assault Rifle. Cheaper Than Dirt - America's Ultimate Shooting Sports Discounter. CIVIL WAR IN AMERICA, Says DHS Informant...coming martial law..NWO TAKEOVER.

Future Warrior Suit 2020. Two future soldier combat uniform concepts were demonstrated to members of the US congress recently - a vision of what the American soldier will be wearing in 2010 and ten years hence in 2020. Both systems look straight out of a science fiction movie, with the 2020 concept bearing more than a passing resemblance to Star War's Darth Vader. » Epic Lego Star Wars Laser Battle Shows Power of Civilian Lasers Alex Jones. WEAPONS AND TECHNOLOGY. Security. Underground Assault Rifle Secure Order Form. Obama's DHS Buys 2,700 Light-Armored Tanks To Go With 1.6B Bullets.

Typhoon Haiyan. 6 Tools to Survive Anything. How to make a tool set. Life without tools is barbaric. But even simple tools can be expensive in rural parts of developing countries. How To Make A Glowstick Alarm. Learn the Science Behind Glow Sticks by Making Your Own. How To Make Glow In The Dark Paint. Rise Of The Preppers: 50 Of The Best Prepper Websites And Blogs On The Internet. The Free Online Survival Guide. U.S. Army Field Manual, No. 21-76, Survival.

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Off Grid Survival – Wilderness & Urban Survival Skills. Survival Gear, Survival Kits, Long Term Food Storage. Going Gear - UST Windmill Delta Shockproof Lighter - Black. Survive Nature - Techniques for Surviving in every Natural Environment. Going Gear - Sunlighter Solar Lighter. 8 Common Mistakes of Wilderness Survival. Hand Signals. Survival Communications. Best Survival Communication Equipment. How to Maximize the Range of Your Radios » Survival and Beyond. How to Modify an AM Radio to Receive Shortwave Broadcasts » Survival and Beyond. Survivalist Forum Survival Gear SHTF and TEOTWAWKI Articles. SHTF Plan - When the Shit Hits The Fan, Don't Say We Didn't Warn You.

10 Off-The-Wall Survival Tricks And Tools. Water. Secure Safety. Ianrawlings. The More You Know... LifeHax. The Open Organisation Of Lockpickers. Off-Grid Power. Food Collapse & Biodome Creation Webinar. BODY DEVELOPMENT. HOW TO SURVIVE MARTIAL LAW.

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Straight out of Red Dawn Kinda Shit. Survival and zombie. Zombies. Fit for a Villain: 12 Surprisingly Homey Underground Lairs. Modern Underground. BioLite - BioLite Stove. Pick a combination lock. DIY. Smoothpyro.