Survival Tips

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How to Survive a Volcanic Eruption

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Ready for RUMBLE – 7 Ways to Prepare for a Volcanic Explosion (ModernSurvival.org) – Volcanic eruptions may not be the most common natural disaster one needs to worry about, but they can definitely be one of the most destructive, depending on the size and location of the blast. With approximately 170 active volcanoes inside the […]

Fight an Infection Naturally

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12 Natural Alternatives Should ANTIBIOTICS Run Dry (ModernSurvival.org) – 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 […]

Why You Should Stop Wearing Shoes In Your Home

After Reading This, You Might NEVER Wear Shoes Inside Again! (ModernSurvival.org) – 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 […]

How To Survive A Falling Elevator

If an Elevator FALLS, What Would You Do? (ModernSurvival.org) – 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 […]

Prepper Food: Canned vs. Dry

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Canned or Dry – Which Emergency Food is Better? (ModernSurvival.org) – 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 […]

Why Your Bug Out Bag Needs Binoculars

Why Your Bug Out Bag Needs Binoculars
When it’s Time to EVACUATE, Don’t Leave THESE Behind! (Modern Survival.org) – Binoculars are popular accessories for bird watchers and tourists. These tools enable the average person to see far beyond the capabilities of the naked eye. In a survival situation, binoculars can become incredibly useful. In fact, they could even save your life. In the […]

Signs You Have Mold in Your Home

Signs You Have Mold in Your Home
Is This TOXIC Substance Growing in Your Home? (ModernSurvival.org) – 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 […]

How to Prepare Your Family Against a Home Invasion

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Home INVASION – Can You Afford to Wait for Police to Arrive? (ModernSurvival.org) – 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 […]

OPSEC: How To Keep Your Preps Safe

Never, EVER Talk About This in Public – It’s a Huge Mistake! (ModernSurvival.org) – 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., […]

Basic Firearm Safety Rules Everyone Should Know

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Top 4 RULES All Gun Owners Should Know (ModernSurvival.org) – With so many examples of poor firearm safety in the news recently, now is a good time to cover some basic safety rules for firearms. In the following video from Brownells, Inc., Jeff Gonzales from Trident Concepts outlines four important gun safety rules: All guns […]

Are Loved Ones Liabilities?

Are Loved Ones Liabilities?
When THEY Come Knocking, Should You Open the Door? (ModernSurvival.org) – In the survivalist community, there is a lot of emphases 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 […]

Dangers of Cooking After a Disaster

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Deadly COOKING Mistakes – NOT What You May Think! (ModernSurvival.org) – 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) the initial event. Water […]

Take Downs Anyone Can Use

Take-Downs Anyone Can Use
Military Expert Reveals SIMPLE Defense Techniques Anyone Can Use (ModernSurvival.org) – While it is always good to avoid a fight if possible, sometimes an aggressor just refuses to be talked down. They could be drunk, under the influence of mind-altering narcotics or simply having a bad day and looking to take it out on someone. Regardless […]

Tips for Bartering in a Collapsed World

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Cash Alternatives That Can Keep You Afloat During a Disaster (ModernSurvival.org) – Bartering, or trading goods and services, has been practiced since the beginning of recorded history. Before monetary systems were developed, ancient cultures used bartering to get the food, items, and weapons necessary for survival. While cash may be king now, it will quickly […]

How To Choose The Right Clothing For Survival

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Your Clothing Could GET YOU KILLED – Dead Serious (Modern Survival.org) – 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 […]

DIY Emergency Quarantine Room

DIY Quarantine Room
Pandemic Prepping – The DIY Project You NEED To Survive Another Outbreak! (ModernSurvival.org) – Should a truly horrific pandemic grip the globe, one in which tens of millions of people die, hospitals will quickly be pushed beyond capacity. In this horrific situation, knowing how to quickly and efficiently create a quarantine room could mean the […]

Deadly Mistakes Made on the Trail

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10 FATAL Mistakes People Make Without Even Knowing It! (ModernSurvival.org) – Nature is a wonderland of gorgeous views and exciting locations to explore. Each year, hundreds of thousands of people head out on the trails to enjoy time in the wild. Unfortunately, not all of them are adequately prepared for the potential dangers they may face […]

How to Survive an Active Shooter Scenario

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Defy the Odds: How to Survive a Mass Shooting (ModernSurvival.org) – No one expects to be in a situation where an armed gunman is attempting to kill them. However, the news shows us, time and time again, that active shooter events are becoming more common. It’s critically important to learn how to handle the situation […]

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

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You Can Do WHAT With a Gum Wrapper?!? (Modern Survival.org) – 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 […]

Prepping Basics: 12 Fundamentals of Survival

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Top 12 Ways to START Preparing for the Worst (Modern Survival.org) – For many, the last few 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 shortages of essential goods and skyrocketing prices likely have. The problem facing new survivalist “converts” […]

Beware of the Black Swan

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NIGHTMARE Fuel – Why EVERYONE Should Fear Black Swans (ModernSurvival.org) – For those who have never heard the term “black swan event” before, it might sound strange. But for survivalists, black swan events are the stuff of nightmares — and they have nothing to do with the animal (or could they?). What is a Black […]

How to Hide On the Internet

How to Hide On the Internet
5 Ways to HIDE Online – Cybersecurity Starts HERE (ModernSurvival.org) – Becoming truly anonymous online is a tricky endeavor. Big tech, businesses, government agencies, and hackers are constantly collecting personal information. Whatever the reasons behind gathering this data, internet users have equally good reasons to protect their privacy online. The internet was designed to record […]

How to Prepare Your Pet for a Disaster

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MICROCHIPPING – Startling Facts Every Pet Owner Should Know! (ModernSurvival.org) – 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 […]

How to Identify a Fake Police Officer

How to Identify a Fake Police Officer
Spot a FAKE Police Officer BEFORE It’s Too Late! (ModernSurvival.org) – 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 […]

How to Avoid Being Bitten by a Snake

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DON’T GET BIT – What to do When Facing a Snake! (ModernSurvival.org) – Snakes are found all over the world. While not all species are venomous, without the proper knowledge, it can be difficult to determine the danger level a snake presents. Obviously, no one wants to get bitten by a snake — especially if […]

Emergency Water Sources Hidden at Home

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Emergency Supplies Hiding Right Under Your Nose! (Modern Survival.org) – 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 […]

Top Ten Foods To Store for Emergencies

Top Ten Foods To Store for Emergencies
Top 10 Emergency Foods EVERYONE Should Have Ready (ModernSurvival.org) – Whether filling up a prepper pantry, getting ready for a rainy day or even stockpiling a bomb shelter, there are certain foods that are better than others for long-term storage. When considering foods to store for emergencies, there are universal qualities that the chosen consumables should […]

Surviving a Train Derailment

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DO NOT Rely on Luck – Do THIS When the Train Leaves the Tracks! (ModernSurvival.org) – Being locked inside a metal contraption speeding along at high velocity can be a recipe for disaster no matter what form it takes: car, truck, bus, plane, or yes, even a train. When something doesn’t go according to plan and […]

Everyday Preparedness: Don’t Leave Home Without These

Everyday Preparedness: Don’t Leave Home Without These
NEVER Leave Home Without These – NOT What You Think! (ModernSurvival.org) – Everyday Carry (EDC) is a hot topic for those who take preparation seriously. This consists of the items you keep on your person every day, each time you leave home, and goes beyond a wallet/purse and cell phone. To a survivalist, EDC is […]

Important Information About “Deer Warts”

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This Condition Looks HORRIBLE – But Is It Dangerous? (Modern Survival.org) – You’re out hunting when you spot a deer and take your shot. After tracking the animal down to its final resting place, to your horror, you find it has many strange wart-like growths. Aside from being disturbing to look at, the condition commonly […]

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