Guide to Having the Right Urban SHTF Gear

Guide to Having the Right Urban SHTF Gear

Most survivalists and preppers often prepare to survive the wilderness. They do not think about how to stay in the urban jungle. This is because surviving in the wild and the city is two different things. Most people in America live in urban areas, and the streets in the city can be … Read more

Best Places to Store Water


One of the most important parts of being prepared for a disaster is to have enough clean water to drink and clean with. Because water takes up space, storing enough water can be a challenge. Because each person in a household will need at least a gallon a day, preparing for the … Read more

Survival Uses for Binoculars


Binoculars may not be the first thing most people think about when the subject of preparedness is approached, but they may be one of the more useful pieces of gear in the collection. The ability to see clearly at a distance can be a key factor in surviving a disaster, either as … Read more

Choosing Clothing to Last


When disaster strikes, the last thing one wants to have to worry about is clothing. Having appropriate and durable clothing is the answer to this. There are several factors to consider when determining which survival clothing to purchase. These include the type of clothing, the material from which it is made, features, … Read more

Ultimate Guide to Using Candles for Survival

Person lighting candle using the flame of another candle

A candle is a flammable wick embedded in wax or other flammable solid substance like a tallow. It provides light and scent in some cases. A candle can also be used as a method of keeping time and providing heat. A person who makes candles is known as a chandler. Since then, … Read more

The Ultimate Guide to Urban Survival Strategies

Aerial view of a city

More than half of the world’s population resides in urban areas – mostly densely populated cities. If you are reading this article, that means you are also from a densely populated urban area, looking for ways to prepare yourself for any urban crisis or natural disaster. In times of crisis or disaster, … Read more

Ultimate Guide to Flashlights

Person holding flashlight during nighttime

A flashlight is also known as a torch is a portable electric torch. Previously, the light source was usually a miniature incandescent light bulb. Since the mid-2000s, it has been replaced by light-emitting diodes (LEDs). A flashlight is usually having a light source mounted on the reflector, a transparent cover that is … Read more

Coffee Alternatives in a Survival Situation

herbal tea in a glass container

Imagine you wake up one day and find yourself in the middle of an apocalypse. Everything is in ruins around you, and you can’t remember anything. You fill a backpack with your essentials and start your journey to find answers. You gather some more people, and now you’re a bunch of hippies … Read more

Ultimate Guide to Night Vision Technology

Man wearing a helmet with night vision binoculars 

To see in low light conditions is known as night vision. It can be by biological or technological means. Night vision is possible through a combination of two approaches such as a sufficient spectral range and sufficient intensity range. As compared to animals, humans have poor night vision. It is because the … Read more

Essentials Needed for Surviving a Blackout

Flashlight shining on black textile

Although a power outage for a few hours is usually just an inconvenience, sometimes it can become dangerous for you and your family if it lasts for days, maybe even months. Blackouts are becoming more and more common nowadays.  The reason behind a blackout could be anything from a natural disaster to … Read more