Jan 14

How to Survive a Near-Drowning

Short of being burned alive, I can’t imagine a more terrifying way to die than drowning. It is often a shockingly slow process that gives you plenty of time to realize exactly what’s happening—something I’ve experienced several times. All of … Continue reading

Jan 13

Twenty Tips for Winter Camping

Another one from the archives. This piece was written for TGO over ten years ago. The advice still stands though so here it is again, with a few modifications (stoves designed for use with inverted canisters didn’t exist then, nor … Continue reading

Jan 07

Surviving Norovirus in Austere Conditions

Preventing and Treating Norovirus Norovirus (“stomach flu”) is one of the most infectious viruses around. It takes fewer than 20 virus particles to infect someone, so each droplet of vomit has enough virus to infect over 100,000 people. In the … Continue reading

Dec 29

The 3 Absolute Most Critical Firearms For Survival

Any survivalist or prepper wishes he could have all the guns and ammunition in the world, but in this economy, people on tight budgets have to be more selective. When it comes down to it, the guns you need can … Continue reading

Dec 29

5 Survival Blankets To Keep You Warm Even In The Most Frigid Temps

Having fire-starter in your survival kit or bug-out bag is essential. With fire, not only do you have warmth, but you also have security and a means to cook food. Nonetheless, a good blanket or two is also something that … Continue reading

Dec 29

7 Critical Steps To Surviving A Winter Blackout

Winter seems to have arrived early in most of the United States this year, with the sudden freezing temperatures, icy roads and snow catching many by surprise. Winter storms can be outright dangerous if you aren’t prepared. Consider the following … Continue reading

Dec 27

Chris Black March 14, 2014 Tips for Bow Hunting for Survival

I know, we’re living in the age of drones and wireless internet, we have a space program and ICBM’s, we landed on Mars, we have hybrid cars and most of us don’t leave home without at least 3 different electronic … Continue reading

Dec 20

Theresa Crouse December 19, 2014 9 Survival Tips To Make The Most Of Winter

Though cold, snow and mud are miserable, winter isn’t all bad. As a matter of fact, there are several benefits that are available in winter that you just don’t have in warmer weather. One of them is having enough time for … Continue reading

Dec 11

Your Family Survival Plan | Spiritual Preparedness

So you’ve heard the wake-up call and decided that it’s time to put together a family survival plan. Where do you start? Well, it’s like any good effort. You start with the intangible aspects first. You might think of this … Continue reading

Dec 08

12 Signs That Something Big Is Happening To The Earth’s Crust Under North And South America

Why are fault lines and volcanoes all over North and South America suddenly waking up?  Are we moving into a time when major earthquakes and volcanic eruptions will become much more common?  For the past several decades, we have been … Continue reading