One of the cornerstones of survival, finding enough food to keep you and your loved ones alive when times get tough, is arguably the most important challenge you will face. In survival situations, though, some foods will make the cut while others are best reserved for softer times (sorry chocolate cake lovers). When it comes […] The post 11 Most Popular Survival Foods appeared first on Urban Survival Site.
No garden? No Problem! You can grow your own indoor herb garden without a pinch of soil. Even if you live in an apartment with nothing more than a tiny back porch or balcony, there is still room to grow some fragrant herbs. All you need is water, sunlight, and a place for your plants […] The post 10 Healthy Herbs You Can Grow in Water appeared first on Urban Survival Site.
SOG knives in general need no introduction, but there are three new players in the SOG folder lineup that do deserve some special attention. All three are solid black. All three lean heavily towards the tactical side. All three use springs to deploy the blade. And all three are made in America. There is a lone fixed blade in the American made SOG line and it is an outstanding knife named the Pillar and featured here. By Doc Montana, a Contributing Author to SHTFBlog and SurvivalCache.com Of the three American made SOG folders, the Banner is the only assisted opening knife, while the Tac Ops and the Strat Ops are both auto opening at the push of a button. The SOG Banner requires a nudge to fire the blade to attention, but after quarter-inch of movement, the blade fires out of the grip with force and determination all the way to it’s positive lock in the fully open position. Full Assistance Many assisted opening folding knives have a spring mechanism in the grips that launches the bla..
Medical emergencies go far beyond straightforward fractures, sprains and breaks; would you know what to do in the case of an asthma attack, fever or dehydration? These things can happen to anyone and at any time, and when they do strike you might find yourself far away from emergency medical care. Then what? By Alex Coyne, a contributing author of SurvivalCache and SHTFBlog.com Here are some common (and not so common) medical emergencies you should be prepared for and what to do… #1: An asthma attack. Chronic asthma sufferers should always have their medication on hand or within reach, especially when they plan on travelling. When they don’t, the first step is to keep the person calm and breathing deeply. Panic only causes the airways to close up further. Caffeinated beverages – coffee and energy drinks – are good in an emergency and can stop an asthma attack in its tracks; they’re always part of the emergency kit for good reason. #2: Handling a fever. A fever is the body’s way of ..
Survival Saturday is a round-up of the week’s news and resources for folks who are interested in being prepared. This Week in the News This week on Survival Saturday, we’ll … Read the rest The post When the Culture of Glamorous Helplessness Meets Cold Reality appeared first on The Organic Prepper.
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