Bugging Out

Pistol vs Revolver: Which is the Better Bug Out Gun?

Ever since the semi-automatic pistol was invented, there has been a considerable degree of controversy over whether these guns or revolvers are better. Each of these handguns has advantages and disadvantages.

9 Fire-Making Methods You Need to Know

One of the most discussed topics that I’ve seen over the years is related to starting fires. While some people go as far as learning the bow drill method so they can start one under any circumstances, others say they’re going to use a simple lighter to achieve the same result. It’s pretty funny whenever I see such replies on the survivalist boards.

The Non-Preppers ‘Go Bag’

The Non-Preppers ‘Go Bag’

With all the terrible things bad people are doing in city precincts, shopping centres, cinemas etc. I began thinking how would I prepare for an emergency if I didn’t want to ‘technically’ prep? I don’t want to purchase all these gadgets and gizmos. I don’t need a fire starter, fish hooks, or compass in the city. What’s the point?

Survival Applications of a Portable Laser

Survival Applications of a Portable Laser

Recently I had a gentleman over at SkyTech Lasers contact me about doing a review on the blog for one of his portable high-powered lasers.

At first I wasn’t quite sure I wanted to do the review because I didn’t initially see how, in my mind, “an overpowered laser pointer” would apply in a survival situation.

Learning to Thrive while “Going Homeless”

Learning to Thrive while “Going Homeless”

I am not going to say that I am by any means an expert on this subject. I’m not really sure if there is even anyone that would claim to be an expert on ACTUALLY living and thriving as a “homeless” person or what that would even be! What I am going to try to do here is to share how we by choice and circumstances went “homeless”.

Vehicle Survival: How to Successfully Live in Your Car (By Someone Who’s Done It)

Vehicle Survival: How to Successfully Live in Your Car (By Someone Who’s Done It)

The following is a guest post by Javier C. who spent over a year living successfully out of his car.

How to Make Rope from a Trash Bag [Video]

How to Make Rope from a Trash Bag [Video]

This video is a follow up to the previous blog post on 18 Bug-Out Uses for a Trash Bag.

18 Reasons a Trash Bag (or three) Should be in Your Bug Out Bag Right Now

18 Reasons a Trash Bag (or three) Should be in Your Bug Out Bag Right Now

When it comes to your bug-out bag — given the limits you have in terms of space and weight — the best survival items you can pack are those that are lightweight, have multiple uses, and don’t take up much space.

The Humble Bow: The Ultimate SHTF Weapon?

The Humble Bow: The Ultimate SHTF Weapon?

If you were in a SHTF situation, which one would you rather have – a bow or a firearm? Before you gun nuts (me included) start saying there is no contest, I thought I’d use this article to maybe not so much change your mind but to expand your understanding of the capabilities and advantages of […]

Product Review: How to Turn Invisible with the Ghost Blind

Product Review: How to Turn Invisible with the Ghost Blind

Have you ever wished that you could get your hands on an invisibility cloak like what’s used in JKK Rowling’s Harry Potter series? Imagine the cool things you could do with that?

Well, we might not be able to have an invisibility cloak but there is a relatively new product on the market today that can very well mimic this sort of effect with surprisingly good results.