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10 Vintage Life Hacks From The 1900s That Actually Still Work

9 Vintage Life Hacks From The 1900s That Actually Still Work

10 Vintage Life Hacks From The 1900s That Actually Still Work In the late 1880s, cigarette manufacturers began inserting stiffening cards into their paper packs of cigarettes to strengthen the containers. It wasn’t long before they got the idea to put artwork, trivia, famous people, and pretty girls onto those cards, …

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Survival Myths That May Be Deadly

Survival Myths That May Be Deadly

Survival Myths That May Be Deadly Every outdoor adventurer has or at least should have a good, basic set of survival skills in case of an emergency situation. After all, snake bites, dehydration, exposure to the elements, and wildlife attacks are real risks if you spend time in the great …

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13 Creative ways To Reuse Ammo Cans

13 Creative ways To Reuse Ammo Cans

13 Creative ways To Reuse Ammo Cans Ammo cans are normally used for the safe transfer of ammo by the military. Due to their sturdy nature, durable material, and resealable covers, ammo cans can also be used for a variety of household purposes. It’s for this reason that used ammo cans are …

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8 Wild Teas Every Survivalist Should Know

8 Wild Teas Every Survivalist Should Know

8 Wild Teas Every Survivalist Should Know  Most people think of a cup of tea as a soothing luxury, not as a tool for survival, but hot tea provides hydration, warmth, and often medicinal or nutritional value. Boiling and adding natural flavor to lake water is a good way to …

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8 Insects You Can Use to Treat Injuries and Diseases

8 Insects You Can Use to Treat Injuries and Diseases

8 Insects You Can Use to Treat Injuries and Diseases Insects have been central to traditional healing practices for centuries in South America, Asia, and Africa. Preliminary medical trials have verified that many of these traditional ingredients contain beneficial properties. While modern, conventional medical care might be the preference in economically developed …

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12 Crazy Reasons Why You Need Coconut Oil Daily

Crazy Reasons Why You Need Coconut Oil

12 Crazy Reasons Why You Need Coconut Oil Daily Coconut oil seems to be all the rage right now. People swear it works for nearly every ailment possible. It is great for skin care and healthy cooking. Being skeptical is easy. Is coconut oil a miracle worker that can improve …

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30 Survival Plastic Shopping Bag Uses & Hacks

30 Survival Plastic Shopping Bag Uses & Hacks

30 Survival Plastic Shopping Bag Uses & Hacks If you are camping, lost, or out in the wild, it is good to have survival skills. They could be the difference between critical or non-critical situations and comfortableness. With this in mind, you are going to want easy to use, carry, …

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25 Ways Duct Tape Can Help You in a Survival Situation

25 Ways Duct Tape Can Help You in a Survival Situation

25 Ways Duct Tape Can Help You in a Survival Situation Originally used during World War 2 to waterproof ammunition boxes, duct tape has truly become one of the most versatile materials in the world. I’ve seen duct tape used for just about everything from sealing duct work to making …

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16 Foods Preppers Should Always Keep In Their Pantry

16 Foods Preppers Should Always Keep In There Pantry

16 Foods Preppers Should Always Keep In Their Pantry It’s impossible to know exactly when a natural disaster will hit or how severe conditions will be. A blizzard or hurricane could knock out the power for several days, make roads impassable, and isolate you from neighbors, stores, and other resources. …

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Traditional Cherokee Medicinal Plants

Traditional Cherokee Medicinal Plants

Traditional Cherokee Medicinal Plants The Cherokee, a Native American Tribe located in the Southeastern United States, have a strong history of understanding, gathering, and preserving medicinal herbs. Part of their understanding of these plants includes the plants’ inherent power to offer both preventative and healing properties. One of the tenets …

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How To Make Your Own Berkey Water Filter At Home

How To Build Your Own Berkey Water Filter At Home Drinking contaminated water can be harmful to our health. Health experts insist that you should boil water from wells, groundwater, and river water because they may contain toxic chemicals and organic materials that cause precarious diseases such as cholera. Buying …

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16 Plastic Bottle Hacks for Survival

16 Plastic Bottle Hacks for Survival

16 Plastic Bottle Hacks for Survival Most people like to be prepared for anything, regardless if it is an emergency or something small. When the time comes, nothing is more inconvenient than not having everything you need. In order to avoid this, it is best to have materials that can …

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