Why Do You Need To Be Prepared?

Why Do You Need To Be Prepared?
5 Reasons EVERYONE Should Be Preparing (ModernSurvival.org) – Before the COVID-19 outbreak, the media had a tendency to paint preppers in a negative light. Shows such as Doomsday Preppers made survivalists and preppers look like fringe lunatics. In truth, preppers have very little in common with the examples portrayed on television. Not every prepper is […]

Why the Next Pandemic Could Be MUCH Worse

The Next Pandemic Could Be MUCH Worse – Prepare Now! (ModernSurvival.org) – For some, the coronavirus pandemic seemed like the end of the world. The news definitely made it seem like it, and the food and toilet paper shortages didn’t help matters. Add to the mix the economic fallout of the pandemic and COVID-19 was pretty […]

Important Tips and Tools for Securing Your Property

Is YOUR Home an EASY Target? (ModernSurvival.org) – For most people, home is where the heart is. From the family that resides there to the memories made between the walls, the home is one place no one wants to be defiled by an intruder. The best way to prevent an unwanted guest from breaking the sanctity […]

4 Overlooked Threats Following a Flood

4 Threats That KILL During a Flood – NOT What You Think! (ModernSurvival.org) – It’s easy to focus on the possibility of drowning when facing a flood. After all, there is water everywhere. But while drowning is a major concern, especially in areas where the water is moving quickly and can sweep a person off their […]

Emergency Water Prepping

Drought Survival – Preparation is VITAL (ModernSurvival.org) – Second to air, water is the most important consumable humans need to survive. Water is essential to life, both to sustain a person’s body and to grow food — plants and animals alike. As such, having a reliable water supply is vital to any survivalists’ long-term plans. […]

Combat Crisis Fatigue Now

Combat Crisis Fatigue Now...
Crisis Fatigue: It’s REAL and YOU Need To Know How to Fight It (ModernSurvival.org) – The past couple of years have been hard for everyone. The coronavirus pandemic alone, not to mention food shortages, civil unrest, and political upheaval is enough to grind down even the most hardened survivalist. After so many months of unending […]

Protect Your Lungs From Wildfire Smoke

5 PROVEN Ways to Protect Your Lungs From Wildfire Smoke (ModernSurvival.org) – While some people may think the smoke from a wildfire smells good (campfire, anyone?), it is actually quite dangerous. The smoke is a complex mixture of gases and particles released when materials burn. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the particles are the […]

Low Budget Perimeter Alarm

Don’t let Anyone Sneak Up On You – Try This! (ModernSurvival.org) – For some, mentioning perimeter alarms conjures up images of laser tripwires and deadly traps. While these may be good for protecting priceless diamonds, they’re a bit beyond what the average survivalist can afford. That doesn’t mean they have to leave their campsite, bug-out […]

6 Common Weeds You Can Eat to Survive

6 Weeds You Can Eat to Survive
Forget Yard Work, These WEEDS Are Edible! (ModernSurvival.org) – Weeds are considered to be unwanted, undesired, ugly nuisances that diminish the sterile beauty of lawns. People spend countless hours and large sums of money pulling and killing weeds every year. But what if all that time, energy, and money are being used to remove a […]

Red Flags to Avoid With the TSA

Avoid These TSA Red Flags
12 Simple Tricks to Avoid HEADACHES With the TSA (ModernSurvival.org) – Traveling can be stressful. The planning, packing, and bustling from one location to another is overwhelming at times. Running late throws a wrench in the whole process, especially when trying to catch a flight before it takes off. Getting flagged by the TSA (Transportation […]

Avoid This Plant at ALL Costs

Avoid This Plant at ALL Costs
NEVER, Ever Touch This Plant – It’s LETHAL (ModernSurvival.org) – There are plenty of plants in the wild that survivalists should steer clear of when foraging. For example, poison ivy and poison oak are famous for causing rashes and irritation, but generally, they aren’t deadly. Other plants, on the other hand, can kill. Let’s take […]

Fastest Way to Relieve a Sunburn

Do You Know the FASTEST Way to Relieve a Sunburn? (ModernSurvival.org) – Suffering from a sunburn is unpleasant at best, and life-threatening at worst. In a survival situation, the effects of severe sunburn can make even the most menial tasks more difficult or even downright impossible. Once sunburnt, knowing how to quickly relieve the pain […]

Water Survival for Non-Swimmers

3 Life Saving Tips to Remember in the Water (ModernSurvival.org) – As summer approaches, many will find themselves drawn to the water, be it in swimming pools, lakes, or even the sea. While taking a dip can cool a person off, it’s also a potentially deadly scenario — especially for those who don’t know how […]

How to Make an Impossible Choice

(ModernSurvival.org) – Everyone hopes they will never have to face the impossible choice of saving one life while allowing another to be lost. Usually, this kind of scenario occurs after mass casualty incidents, where large groups of people have been critically injured. These incidents could include mass shootings, terrorist attacks, large-scale automobile accidents, and the […]

How to Make a Fish Trap Using a Plastic Bottle

How to Make a Fish Trap Using a Plastic Bottle
(ModernSurvival.org) – In a survival situation, finding a reliable source of food is problematic. While hunting is an option, there are a few downsides to stalking a large game animal. For one, it will cost a lot of time and calories to do so. Secondly, there is always a chance an animal won’t be found, […]

What Is the Best Target to Kick in a Fight?

What Is the Best Target to Kick in a Fight?
(ModernSurvival.org) – Fights in the real world are rarely anything like what Hollywood puts on the silver screen. Real fights aren’t choreographed or pretty. More often than not, a scuffle in the real world is short and brutal, with a high likelihood of serious injury — especially between two untrained combatants. While it’s always best […]

Everyday Carry (EDC): How Much is TOO Much?

Everyday Carry (EDC): How Much is TOO Much?
(ModernSurvival.org) – Survival situations can arise without notice anywhere, at any time. This is why everyday carry (EDC) load-outs have become a popular subject in prepper circles. Having basic survival gear on hand when away from home is highly recommended. But is there a point when a person is carrying too much gear? Don’t Overdo […]

How to Make a Disaster Plan

(Modern Survival.org) – Emergencies and disasters strike without warning, creating chaos in their wake. Unfortunately, most people don’t have the foresight to plan ahead for these events, leaving them vulnerable to hasty decision-making, foolish mistakes, and panic. There are ways to prepare for the worst ahead of time, such as developing a disaster plan. Knowing […]

Avoid These Common Survival Mistakes

(Modern Survival.org) – When prepping to face an emergency, disaster, or full-on TEOTWAWKI event, there are some common mistakes that could become the downfall of many survivalists. From misconceptions to delusions, these blunders are potentially deadly in a true survival situation. In the following video, Canadian Prepper outlines ten common mistakes that can kill: Relying […]

How to Make a Spring Pole Trap

(Modern Survival.org) – In a survival scenario, hunting game can be a long, drawn-out process. Not only is hunting time-consuming, but it’s also an activity that can burn vital calories. Therefore, learning how to passively trap animals for food is essential. Before trying any primitive traps, check local and state laws. Trapping is illegal in […]

Survival Lessons From The Great Depression

(ModernSurvival.org) – In 1929, the stock market crashed, leading to a decade of horror aptly named “The Great Depression.” Over 15 million Americans were unemployed and stricken with poverty during this time. To survive these hard times, people had to make do with whatever they could scrape together. Those who survived this turbulent period of […]

How to Survive an Earthquake

Surviving an Earthquake
(ModernSurvival.org) – One of the most common reasons people begin to look into the survivalist lifestyle is the threat of natural disasters. Nothing is quite so terrifying as mother nature when she decides to let loose–especially when the very ground beneath you begins to shake. In the event of an earthquake, do you know what […]

Why Vinegar is an Essential Survival Supply

(Modern Survival.org) – Did you know that vinegar is an essential multipurpose survival supply? When researching prepping and survival, a common theme you will encounter is redundancy. Redundancy means having multiple survival systems in place that can accomplish the same goal. This concept is incredibly important, should one or more of your systems become compromised. […]

Your Defensive Instincts Could Get You Hurt

(ModernSurvival.org) – Self-defense is incredibly important, especially given the state of the world today. Knowing how to properly fend off an attacker, be it in a dark alley or the chaos of a riot, can keep you alive. Unfortunately, sometimes our natural instincts can do more harm than good when we’re forced to defend ourselves. […]

Dehydration: An Overlooked Threat to Survival

(ModernSurvival.org) – Tracking your daily water intake can be difficult. Keeping tabs on how much water you drink might seem like an unnecessary chore to some, but it’s more important than many realize. Staying hydrated is essential to good health. Dehydration can lead to chronic discomfort, health problems, and even organ damage. In a survival situation, […]

How to Defend Yourself From a Crocodile Attack

How to Defend Yourself From a Crocodile Attack
(ModernSurvival.org) – The crocodile is one of the wild’s top predators, having evolved for millions of years to do one thing: survive. The idea of being attacked by one in the wild is the stuff of nightmares. So what can you do to take yourself off the menu if you ever are faced with the prospect […]

Embracing the Gray Man

(ModernSurvival.org) – Modern society puts a high level of importance on standing out and becoming the center of attention. From flashy clothing and fancy cars to bright tattoos and crazy hairstyles, people often put a great deal of effort into getting noticed. But from a survivalist perspective, is standing apart from the crowd really a […]

10 Running and Walking Safety Tips You Should Know

(ModernSurvival.org) – The goal of survivalism is to be prepared to face any threat, at any time, big or small — not just a natural disaster or world-ending apocalypse. Many preppers lose sight of the here and now as they plan for such large-scale events. The truth is, being attacked while out on a walk or […]

How to Survive While Living Among Terrorists

(ModernSurvival.org) – Concerns over local acts of terrorism are very real, arguably now more than ever. Gone are the days of expecting an attack to come solely from overseas groups like Al Qaeda or ISIS. Now, we’re forced to add new menaces to the ever-growing list of potential threats against our country. With frequent acts […]

How to Survive a Drought

(ModernSurvival.org) – Droughts are often overlooked when it comes to natural disasters, as people tend to focus on tornados, hurricanes, and earthquakes. While these other disasters do unleash widespread destruction, in the long run, a severe drought can be every bit as devastating. In fact, according to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), droughts are often […]

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