Category Archives: Advanced Survival Skills

How to Make a Bacon Grease Emergency Lamp

This post is by Bernie Carr, I made a Bacon Grease Candle based on the instructions found in Willow Haven Outdoor.   After all, bacon is my favorite breakfast food.  I’ve made other lamps before, and I wanted to see how if this one would work. You will need Bacon grease   (If you don’t have bacon grease, […]

How To Grow Plants In A Jar Of Water

Oh, those wonderful mason jars. They have so many uses besides just preserving your food, and this one is one of my favorites. We’ve started plants from cuttings like this forever, but now it’s becoming the “cool” thing to do. Well guess what? It’s a responsible, easy way to grow your own food even if […]

The Art of Reconnaissance: How to Improve your Viewpoint

  ReadyNutrition Guys and Gals, this article will cover some basic techniques for observation, as well as some information on how the eyes and mind work.  Why?  To fine tune your skills and give you an edge, as well as promote information for your further studies.  You can use this information when you are in […]

Hoko Knife: How to Make a Simple Stone Cutting Tool

by Todd Walker The blood of our ancestors flows in our own veins. Our aboriginal legacy is written in the very make-up of our bodies. The ancient caves and campfires of our pasts call to us from within. Primitive Technology is our inheritance as well. It is a world heritage which knows no race, creed, […]

Lock it Down: Practice Almost Anywhere with the ITS Universal Lock Pick Practice Station

Lock picking is a tremendous skill to have in your toolbox, but finding good places to practice can be difficult. Today we’re happy to introduce the ITS Universal Lock Picking Practice Station, which allows you to practice on the go and set up virtually anywhere! Included with each station is a two-piece universal lock vise that […]

5 Gray Man secrets I learned as a surveillance operative

One of the questions I get fairly often is “what is the gray man,” and rightly so. It’s a concept that most people have a vague idea about, if any idea at all, since pretty much all they’ve been exposed to is maybe reading The US Army’s book on Human Intelligence Collector Operations – or what […]

And The Gun Goes Click – Dealing With A Gun Misfire

Dealing With A Gun Misfire By Richard Bogath I cannot adequately explain the looks of puzzlement and confusion when one of my students pulls the trigger and nothing but a resounding “click” issues forth from the handgun. What’s interesting is that not five minutes before they pulled said trigger, they received one of their first […]

Make Your Fuel Storage Last As Long As Possible

This post may contain affiliate links. Thank you for supporting us with your purchases!* During a disaster, fuel is an invaluable resource. The problem is that everyone else needs it as badly as you do, and supplies are limited. That’s why any time a natural disaster strikes, the lines at […]

How To Turn Salt Water Into Drinking Water

This post may contain affiliate links. Thank you for supporting us with your purchases!* Everyone living in a coastal area should learn this skill. If you run out of drinking water and there’s a drought or you have no access to lakes or rivers, you might have to gather water […]