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!

Fight an Infection Naturally

( – In modern times, fighting an infection usually comes in the form of prescription antibiotics. While these modern medicines are great, those with a survivalist mindset know a time could come when such treatments will no longer be available. Unfortunately, in such an event, infections will pose an even greater threat. Avoid Getting Infections […]

Why You Should Stop Wearing Shoes In Your Home

( – Many cultures around the world have a practice of removing their shoes when entering a home. While this habit might seem strange to some, it may actually be a good idea — especially when one considers all of the gross places and things shoes encounter daily. You May Not Want to Know… Ever […]

How To Survive A Falling Elevator

( – Every day, millions of people use elevators to travel up and down through high rises, hospitals and office buildings. While an elevator’s most common safety threat is becoming stuck, there is a chance the elevator could go into free-fall, leading to a nasty crash on the ground floor. Thankfully, How to Survive has […]

Prepper Food: Canned vs. Dry

( – Food is one of the most important staples to include in a prepping stockpile. It’s essential to choose foods that can be stored long-term without spoiling. A common debate within survivalist circles is whether canned food or dry food is most appropriate for long-term storage. The truth is, both canned and dry foods […]

Is Prepping Good for Your Health?

( – 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 benefit to a person’s physical and mental […]

Signs You Have Mold in Your Home

Signs You Have Mold in Your Home
( – Mold is commonly found in buildings, including homes. Growing in damp areas, such as around leaky pipes, windows and roofing, mold can cause some nasty health issues. So how does one protect themselves and their home from mold? Read on to find out. What’s the Deal With Black Mold? The term “black mold” […]

How to Prepare Your Family Against a Home Invasion

( – Home invasions most often occur when everyone is out of the house. That said, there are instances in which a burglar breaks into the home while an individual or family is inside. It’s essential to prepare for a potential invasion scenario in order to protect the family. The most important step is to […]

OPSEC: How To Keep Your Preps Safe

( – During World War II, the U.S. Office of War Information began distributing posters with the slogan “loose lips might sink ships”. These posters served as a public warning against careless talk that could be overheard by spies hidden within the U.S., then used against troops. Decades later, the slogan has been picked up […]

Rittenhouse Prosecutor Shocks EVERYONE With Horrifying Move

( – The trial against Kyle Rittenhouse is coming to a close, with the jury already entering into deliberations. As the nation waits on pins and needles for the verdict, the prosecutors in the case have given them plenty to talk about — and it has nothing to do with Rittenhouse himself. Binger giving a […]

Are Loved Ones Liabilities?

Are Loved Ones Liabilities?
( – In the survivalist community, there is a lot of emphasis placed on keeping prepping on the down-low. Terms like “OPSEC” and “gray man” get tossed around a lot, leading many to believe that prepping needs to be a top-secret practice, hidden from friends and family alike. But is that really the case? Are […]

Safely Skidding on Ice

( – Millions of Americans take to the streets every day, driving to and from work or various other destinations. During the winter months, driving becomes a dangerous activity for even the most experienced drivers. According to the US Department of Transportation (DOT), over 1,300 people die each year due to automobile accidents in snowy […]

Dangers of Cooking After a Disaster

( – When a large-scale disaster occurs, be it manmade or an act of nature, life gets turned upside down for everyone in the affected area. Oftentimes, the aftermath of these cataclysmic events is just as bad as (if not worse than) than the initial event. Water becomes contaminated, power goes out, and food begins […]

Heroic Man Ends Shooting Before It Begins

( – Often, the difference between life and death in a survival situation depends on split-second decisions. Taking too long to decide on a course of action leads to people getting hurt. Thankfully, a church congregation in Tennessee is blessed with a quick-thinking pastor. Police said the suspect was sitting toward the front of the […]

New Research Suggests US Tap Water Hiding Dangerous Secrets

( – When it comes to survival, few things are as crucial as clean, drinkable water. In as few as three days, a person can die without it. This is precisely why survival sites, magazines, and shows cover the topic relentlessly. Clean water is vital to one’s survival. For those who never venture out into […]

CDC Issues Warning Over Scary Costume Accessory

( – For many Americans, Halloween is a joyful holiday marked by spooky costumes, haunted houses, and trick-or-treating with children. While partiers may feel the effects of a long night the next day, a warning from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says some may experience more than just a hangover. Your costume […]

Mass Shooting Leaves 2 Dead, Multiple Wounded

( – Active shooter events have plagued the country for years. From schools and concerts to churches and bars, it seems that no place is safe from these acts of violence. On Monday, October 25, another gunman opened fire, this time in a mall. BREAKING: At least two people killed after reported shooting at mall […]

Lost Hiker Recovered After Desperate Plea for Help

( – Even experienced outdoors enthusiasts make mistakes when exploring nature. While most mistakes aren’t that bad, some can prove to be deadly — especially when the mistake is coupled with bad weather. Kit Carson Peak Climber Madeline Baharlou-Quivey’s Body Retrieved By Rescue Crews, Helicopter — CBSDenver (@CBSDenver) October 17, 2021 Over the […]

Everyday Carry For Self Defense

( – Violent crime has always been a serious threat to personal safety. In bygone times, warriors used swords and axes to defend against those who would seek to harm them or others. While the days of carrying a sword for self-defense may be gone, the need to defend oneself hasn’t gone anywhere. In fact, […]

How to Start a Fire Using a Battery and a Gum Wrapper

(Modern – Sometimes, surviving a bad situation requires out-of-the-box thinking. Having the ability to combine random items in ingenious ways can literally save the day in some scenarios. For instance, take this survival hack using a AA battery and a chewing gum wrapper: To make a sustainable fire using this method, tinder and kindling […]

Prepping Basics: 12 Fundamentals of Survival

(Modern – For many, the last two years have cemented the fact that prepping is essential. If COVID-19 wasn’t enough to convince the masses that preparation is a necessity, the months of civil unrest and shortages of essential goods likely have. The problem facing new survivalist “converts” is knowing where to begin on the […]

Disturbing “Home Invasion” Nearly Kills Sleeping Woman

( – The whole idea behind embracing a survival mindset is to prepare for the unknown and the unexpected. Unfortunately, sometimes the emergencies that arise are nearly impossible to prepare for. Take, for instance, the sky falling — literally. This is exactly what happened to a woman in British Columbia when a close call with […]

“Civil War” Goes Viral Following Trump Rally

( – The political divide between the far-right and far-left seems to be reaching a boiling point. While there has always been strife between those on opposing sides of political extremes, recent comments from an attendee at Trump’s Iowa rally on Saturday sparked an unsettling trend on Twitter. Reporting from the Trump Rally, in Iowa. […]

Freak Blizzard Leaves Dozens In Dire Situation

( – Survival situations rarely spring up when people are expecting them, especially when Mother Nature is involved. Freak storms can strike without warning, putting lives and property in danger. More than 80 runners in an ultramarathon race in Utah learned this the hard way on Saturday. Almost 90 runners rescued during 50-mile Utah ultramarathon […]

Serial Killer Outwitted By Fake Profile

( – Criminals will use any tool at their disposal to identify an unsuspecting target. This includes stalking the internet for their next victims. For a serial killer in New Jersey, his hunting grounds of choice — social media and dating apps — were turned against him by some clever friends of a victim. A […]

How to Prepare Your Pet for a Disaster

( – People who live in areas threatened by natural disasters have a lot to contend with. Not only do they have to deal with the disasters themselves, but also with preparation, possible evacuations, and the aftermath. Anyone who has watched the news following a tornado or hurricane knows these extreme events are capable of unleashing […]

How to Identify a Fake Police Officer

How to Identify a Fake Police Officer
( – There seems to be no low criminals won’t sink to in order to take advantage of an unwary victim. This includes impersonating a police officer to use the power and authority they have over others. The threat of being arrested is enough to put anyone on edge, and make them more compliant. Crafty […]

Little Girl Dies After Unusual Snake Bite

( – Snakebites are a serious danger around the world. In fact, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), it’s estimated that 5.4 million people are bitten by snakes each year. Of those bitten, roughly 100,000 or more die due to the bite. Unfortunately, one little girl has joined this statistic under bizarre circumstances. Most […]

How To Choose The Right Clothing For Survival

Survival Clothing
(Modern – Each day when you venture out into the world, your first line of defense against any unforeseen emergency is the clothing you’re wearing. Your clothes shield you from the elements. They also help determine how much attention you draw to yourself as you go about your day. For these reasons, the attire […]

Emergency Water Sources Hidden at Home

(Modern – In the event of a major emergency, such as a natural disaster, there is a good chance that local water supplies could become contaminated — or shut down entirely. Knowing where to find sources of water in these circumstances can be the difference between life and death in a true survival situation. […]

UN Warned of Global Supply Chain Collapse

( – Workers on the front line of the global supply chain have had a rough couple of years. While attempting to keep the world running, they’ve been forced to tackle quarantines, COVID testing, travel restrictions, and now, vaccine mandates. The constant stress and chaos have taken their toll, bringing the world precariously close to […]

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