23 Survival Skills that Our Great Grandparents Knew (That Most of Us Have Forgotten)
These 23 survival skills below are examples of things that we all used to know and practice in our everyday lives. Remember, there was a time when people were self-reliant and didn't depend on a chain of systems to get them though.


10 Best Survival Knives for Under $100
The single most important piece of survival gear  is arguably your survival knife.  Aside from the obvious uses of a[...]
Survival Foods List: What You Need to Stockpile
The term “survival food” is actually really generic. What are we talking about surviving through? Is the survival food supposed[...]
10 Survival Tricks Learned from Homeless People
Do you remember that movie from 2004 called The Day After Tomorrow? It is an end-of-the-world scenario and a group[...]
The Ultimate 3-Day Bug Out Bag Checklist
There are a lot of Bug Out Bag checklists out there which will tell you exactly what to pack. However, these lists ignore the fact that everyone has different survival needs.


13 Survival Skills All 18 Year Olds Should Have: A Checklist for Parents
It is no secret that kids today are becoming increasingly less self-reliant, more timid, and incredibly coddled.  The situation is[...]
How to Take Your First Aid Skills to the Next Level
I remember the first time I took a first aid course.  I had just started taking my daughter (then 3)[...]
Lost Survival Secrets of the Inca which Made Them the Greatest Empire in the World
When I first arrived in Peru, I was shocked by the huge, gray barren cliffs cutting the capital city of[...]
10 Buck Folding Knives that Will Make Every Hunter Drool
No hunter or survivalist would be equipped without a good knife. And, when it comes to knives, Buck folding knives[...]
The Ultimate Disaster Preparedness Guide: A 6-Step Plan for Readiness
Disasters such as hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes and even terrorist attacks are nothing new.  However, today it is more important than[...]
Do You Live in One of These Most Dangerous Places in America?
When talking about the most dangerous places in America, we usually are talking about crime rates – particularly homicide and[...]