Author - Adam Smith

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  Today, we live in a world of rapid innovation and obsolescence. Tools and technology that are common now are likely to be forgotten in a decade, if not much sooner. You’re probably not using a typewriter or telegraph to communicate in this era of laptops and smartphones. But there are exceptions to this rule...


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12 Unusual and Unexpected Survival Uses for Duct Tape

Ah, duct tape… is there anything it can’t do? Duct tape has become so popular because of its versatility. Ask anyone who is familiar with the polyethylene-coated, pressure-sensitive roll of adhesive about how they have used it and they will tell you about the many ways it has helped them. There seems to be an endless supply...


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Stories of Survival: Ada Blackjack

With all the uncertainty surrounding us today, it is good to hear about survival stories of men and women who beat the odds stacked against them. Today, let’s look into the story of Ada Blackjack. Ada Blackjack | A True Survivor In 1898 a baby girl was born in Spruce Creek, Alaska. She was brought up...


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I MADE IT MYSELF: Forging a Knife from Rebar

What is a rebar? And how can you forge tools with it? For survivalists and preppers alike, this is a handy skill you’d want to learn! How to Make a Knife from Rebar If I had to list the three skills that would help you thrive in post-collapse world blacksmithing would undoubtedly make that list. Many...


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Prepping for and Surviving Civil War

Quite a few preppers have based all of their training, accumulation of provisions and other material or intangible preparations on plausible, society-toppling events like a second civil war. The way things are going, a civil war is no longer purely theoretical. A never widening chasm between the Haves and the Have-Nots, increasing cultural balkanization and...


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Primitive Shelter Building: A Necessary Skill

Fall is upon us, which means time is running out for those weekend camping trips we all love! Make the most of the time you still have by using it to practice building these primitive shelter options. 7 Primitive Shelter Options You Can Try Why Learn How to Build a Primitive Shelter? Think about it this way…when...


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Know Your Fiber: Wild & Edible Plants

When you’re in the wilderness and have nothing to eat, you have to be prepared to look for certain plants as your survival food. Here’s a list of edible wild plants and plant fibers you can safely eat. Edible Wild Plants to Keep You Alive in the Wilderness One of the 6 “Unbreakable Laws of Survival”...


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Life or Death! How to Make a Water Filter for Survival

Water, food, shelter, and warmth – the four basic principles of survival. Today, we want to take a closer look at how to make a DIY water filter in the wild. How to Make a DIY Water Filter in the Wild Using Found Treasures vs Natural Water Filters Generally speaking, when we talk about how to make...


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Packing the Right Survival Bag

A survival bag is simply a kit of survival supplies and essentials ready to be used as an aid for survival in an emergency. These emergency kits have become increasingly popular. Lifeboats, military and civil aircraft, and other spaceships are now equipped with survival bags. The survival bag is also becoming popular for everyday...


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4 Things You Need to Know About the Wilderness Survival Skills

A wilderness survival guide is a tool that can make your life better when the unexpected happens. There are many benefits to having a wilderness survival guide on hand. From preparing food to building shelter to making sure that your family is prepared for emergencies, wilderness survival techniques will increase your chances of surviving...


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