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Survival Fishing

Have you ever thought about what you would do if you were stranded out in the woods without food? Dumb question right? Well not really. You may not have access to your cool gear or “bat belt”, so if you only had minimal supplies on hand, how would you gather food?

Do You Follow the Herd?

Do you find yourself standing in a long line, just because everyone else is? Do you find yourself following a slow line of cars, for no good reason? If you do, you may be the victim of a very predictable and instinctual behavior. Do you follow the herd?

Stitching deep tissue wounds with non-surgical needles

To stitch, or not to stitch, that is the question. Stitching a cut does not seem like a particularly difficult thing to do, but suturing deep cuts, that should be closed in two or three distinct layers, without local anaesthetic and proper surgical needles (which are curved and make the job much easier), is not as straightforward as it might seem.

“Get a Job”

Our commitment to living the survivalist lifestyle includes living so far off the beaten path as to make a daily commute to work impractical to say the least.  And so, in monetary terms, we have been living on just a few hundred dollars a year.  Someone, not understanding the essence of  survivalism, suggested recently that we “get a job.”  For their sake, as well as anyone else out there who thinks that living a survivalist life means transferring your suburban life to another location, here is my job description and “payment”:

Fire Survival Tips

In many survival situations, the ability to start a fire can make the difference between living and dying. Fire can fulfill many needs. It can provide warmth and comfort. It not only cooks and preserves food, it also provides warmth in the form of heated food that saves calories our body normally uses to produce body heat.