The Seven Enemies of Wilderness Survival

The Seven Enemies of Wilderness SurvivalEvery survivor, regardless of his or her situation, be it a result of natural disaster, getting lost in the woods or what have you, will be faced with a variety of threats. If you are forced to go to the hills and live in nature, there are a few enemies that can influence your continued existence. The following are the most common enemies of wilderness survival.

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Foraging for Edibles In The Concrete Jungle

Foraging for Edibles In The Concrete JungleWe can all agree that life in the concrete jungle is not easy. However, it will become almost impossible during a prolonged crisis. Once the cities become cannibalized of resources, your chances of survival will get thinner. One of you choices besides scavenging will be to look for edibles in the city. Weeds are your primary choices and here is what you should be looking for.

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Practical Tips To Find Hidden Water When Bugging In

Practical Tips To Find Hidden Water When Bugging InThe unthinkable has happened and the brown stuff has finally hit the fan. The roads are closed, anything electrical is offline and the water pumps no longer work. You are stuck at home and your water supplies are getting low. We all need water to survive, so what do you do? These practical tips will help you locate hidden water inside and outside your home.

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The Most Common Concealed Carry Mistakes You Should Avoid

The Most Common Concealed Carry Mistakes You Should Avoid The temptation grows every year with the cool gear that comes out and we end up getting more than we need. If you want to start carrying concealed there are a few things you should begin with. Be honest with yourself about your needs, learn to make educated decisions and avoid the following concealed carry mistakes.

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Handling Gangs, Mobs and Riots When SHTF

Handling Gangs, Mobs and Riots When SHTFAs a Prepper, you have surely sat back over an evening cup of coffee and contemplated certain shtf. We have witnessed over the past few years just how quickly one event can cultivate a series of events, typically not of good nature. If and when civil unrest breaks out, the best preparation you can have is a good plan of action against gangs, mobs and riots.

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Martial Law: The Ins and Outs – Are We At Risk?

Martial Law: The Ins and Outs - Are We At Risk?During martial law, the government can suspend constitutional rights and enforce an authoritarian power by use of the military. Even fundamental rights and democratic processes can be limited or suspended entirely. Any and every democracy has the potential for martial law.

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Noxious and Toxic Plants To Avoid When Exploring The Wilderness – Part 2

Noxious and Toxic Plants To Avoid When Exploring The Wilderness – Part 2In the previous article about toxic plants, we learned about the most common noxious plants that won’t kill you, but will definitely hurt you. Today, we’re going to move forward and learn about the toxic plants that can scar you for life or put you in the ground. Some of these plants are far more common than one would think and you better keep your eyes open if you don’t want to have an accidental encounter that can send you to the hospital.

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Noxious and Toxic Plants To Avoid When Exploring The Wilderness – Part 1

Noxious and Toxic Plants To Avoid When Exploring The Wilderness – Part 1Seeing that good weather is upon us, a lot of people will pack their bags, grab their hiking boots and head towards the wilderness. It’s the perfect time for that camping trip you keep postponing and exploring the wilderness is the perfect body-mind workout. However, when being out in the field, there are some toxic plants you should stay away from if you don’t want to ruin your day.

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Stuck At Work When SHTF – Making Your Workplace Safer

Stuck At Work When SHTF - Making Your Workplace SaferThe vast majority of people spend more than eight hours per day at their workplace. We often dedicate a lot of time to improve ourselves and get better at our jobs, but we keep ignoring the elephant in the room. Few people actually spend time thinking about what they would do if the brown stuff hits the fan and they are stuck at work. Your workplace plays an important role in your survival during a bug out or bug in scenario and you should make sure you have a backup plan.

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10 Things to Put in Your Vehicle Survival Kit

10 Things to Put in Your Vehicle Survival KitToday, many vehicle companies produce reliable cars and people say that car breakdowns are less common nowadays. Your vehicle will provide you with transportation to safety, and it may even become your shelter during a disaster. Prepping your car could save lives, and it’s critical to always have a well-prepared and well-maintained vehicle.  However, problems can still take place when on the road and this is where a vehicle survival kit comes in.

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3 Things You Need To Bug Out Of Oakland When Things Get Bad

3 Things You Need To Bug Out Of Oakland When Things Get BadIn the event that a major disaster strikes your home city of Oakland, your only option may be to bug out to safety. Whether you chose to bug out on your own terms or you are ordered by local authorities to leave your home, make sure you have everything covered. Survival for you and your loved ones may depend on the preparations you make.

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Disaster Recovery for Homeless Individuals and Families

Disaster Recovery for Homeless Individuals and FamiliesA community preparedness plan is designed to help residents develop a disaster plan that covers emergency contacts, predetermined meeting places, safe storage for things like food and water, and having a disaster kit ready to go. Without a community natural disaster recovery plan in place, vulnerable people in your community could be at risk of being overlooked, which means they’re also likely to be in more danger; minimal efforts might be made when it comes to rescuing them.

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Do Thermal Imaging App Work?

Do thermal imaging app work?Thermal imaging is the process of seeing the objects even in darkness with the help of the heat emanating from the object. Alternatively, thermal imaging is the process of picking up of the heat signatures from the scene in front of the camera and provides this data to an electronic circuit which displays the real view of the scene. Heat is a form of radiation which holds an important position in the electromagnetic spectrum.

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