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

Revealed: ‘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, […]

How to Make a Fish Trap Using a Plastic Bottle

How to Make a Fish Trap Using a Plastic Bottle
Transform This GARBAGE Into a Useful Survival Tool! (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 […]

What Is the Best Target to Kick in a Fight?

When Push Comes to SHOVE, Do This to Defend Yourself! (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 […]

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

Everyday Carry (EDC): How Much is TOO Much?
Survival OVERLOAD: 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 […]

How to Make a Disaster Plan

Does YOUR Household Have This Ready? It Should! (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 […]

Avoid These Common Survival Mistakes

10 Life-Ending Mistakes People Overlook in an Emergency (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 […]

How to Make a Spring Pole Trap

Simple Survival Skill EVERYONE Should Learn (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 […]

Survival Lessons From The Great Depression

7 Ways People Survived 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. People had to make do with whatever they could scrape together to survive these challenging times. […]

How to Survive an Earthquake

Surviving an Earthquake
When the Ground Starts SHAKING, Here’s What to Do! (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 […]

Why Vinegar is an Essential Survival Supply

Why Vinegar is an Essential Survival Supply
Vinegar Survival Hacks That May Surprise You! (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 […]

Your Defensive Instincts Could Get You Hurt

One Situation When You SHOULDN’T Trust Your Instincts! (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 […]

How to Survive While Living Among Terrorists

In These Crazy Times, Here’s the Key to Survival (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 […]

How to Survive a Drought

Drought Survival – Preparation is VITAL (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 […]

Dried Fruit: The Good and the Bad

Think TWICE Before Snacking on These (ModernSurvival.org) – Dried fruits are supposed to be good for the body, right? After all, fresh fruits are healthy. The truth is that the information available on dried fruits tends to be very conflicting. So, are dried fruits actually a healthy food choice? Read on to find out. What […]

Dehydration: An Overlooked Threat to Survival

11 Symptoms That Mean You NEED Water Now! (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, […]

How to Defend Yourself From a Crocodile Attack

How to Defend Yourself From a Crocodile Attack
What to do When Facing This ALPHA Predator! (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 […]

Embracing the Gray Man

WARNING: Your Clothes Could Put You in DANGER! (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, […]

10 Running and Walking Safety Tips You Should Know

10 Ways to Avoid Danger in Public (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 […]

How to Open the Airway in an Unconscious Person

How to Keep an Unconscious Person Breathing (ModernSurvival.org) – Knowing how to help a person during an emergency is a critical component of survivalism. One can never know when they might be called upon to save another person’s life. Not every life-threatening situation is going to be obvious. A person who has fainted, for example, […]

How to Speed Up a Compost Pile

One Surprisingly SIMPLE Way to SPEED This Up! (ModernSurvival.org) – Compost, sometimes referred to as black gold, is a valuable addition to any garden. When added to the soil, compost replenishes nutrients and introduces beneficial microbes, which help plants grow. The better the soil, the faster and bigger plants grow — ultimately leading to more […]

How to Stay Safe While Traveling

6 CRITICAL Tips to Stay Safe While Traveling (ModernSurvival.org) – Embracing the preparedness lifestyle encompasses all aspects of life, including vacations. While being prepared for an emergency can be difficult enough at home, preparing for potential disasters while away can seem a bit overwhelming. Traveling means entering unfamiliar territory, especially when going abroad. New places […]

How to Prepare for and Survive a Wildfire

Surviving A Wildfire
Raging INFERNO – How to Protect Your Home From a Wildfire (ModernSurvival.org) – The unfortunate truth is that a wildfire can happen nearly anywhere, at any time. Thankfully, there is a lot you can do to protect yourself and your loved ones — both before a fire breaks out and once one is threatening your […]

Common Self Defense Mistakes That Lead to Jail Time

6 Major Self-Defense MISTAKES That Lead to PRISON (ModernSurvival.org) – Having to shoot another person in self-defense is a nightmare situation to find oneself in. Unfortunately, it can become even worse when the police arrive on the scene — especially if the individual is arrested for defending themselves with lethal force. Following an altercation in […]

Surprising Survival Uses for Socks

10 Ways Your SOCKS Can Save Your Life — Not Joking! (ModernSurvival.org) – When it comes to a life-or-death situation, everything at your disposal can (and should) be used in an effort to survive — including the socks on your feet. A good pair of socks can keep feet warm and dry, but that is […]

How to Eat Well Under Financial Strain

Hard Times DO NOT Have to Mean an Empty Stomach! (ModernSurvival.org) – While not everyone lives in a third-world country, where access to food can be much harder to come by, it can still be hard to get quality food — especially while living under financial strain. Here are some tips on how to continue […]

Using Old Tires For Survival

STOP! Don’t Trash These Just Yet! (Modern Survival.org) – One of the greatest skills a survivalist can develop is the ability to improvise. Improvisation means creating something useful from items other people see as trash. In a post-apocalyptic world, the ability to improvise will be an invaluable asset. In the meantime, finding alternative uses for […]

Surviving Medical Issues Without Insurance

No Insurance? No Problem. Check THIS Out (ModernSurvival.org) – Getting sick without medical coverage is a nightmare that many Americans are forced to deal with. For some, a lack of insurance will make them put off seeing a doctor until a condition has gone from easily treatable to life-threatening. So how can a person survive […]

Is Prepping Good for Your Health?

Is Doing THIS Actually GOOD For You? (ModernSurvival.org) – The prepping lifestyle is meant to prepare a person to face an emergency situation and come out alive. Obviously, prepping will be good for one’s health in the event of an actual disaster, but what about in the meantime? Does the act of prepping create any […]

Preparation is Your Civic Duty

If you LOVE Your Country, Do THIS! (ModernSurvival.org) – As an American citizen, your civic duty includes activities such as obeying the law, performing jury duty, and paying taxes. As a survivalist, your civic duty is to be prepared to act as a first responder in the event of an emergency (if you are capable […]

Modern Survival Tips

Our mission and purpose at Modern Survival is to help people prepare for the unknown. Modern Survival helps keep its members informed, protected, happy and healthy no matter what they encounter. Enjoy these tips as you prep for the future. To Your Survival!

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