survival camouflage
25 Sep 2015

How to Step into the Wild and Vanish: Concealment and Camouflage Basics

What’s the goal of most survival situations? Get yourself rescued or stay alive until you can manage to get yourself back into fighting form. But what happens when you don’t want to be found? Whether you’re hiding from hunted prey or from dangerous humans, you’ll want to blend in with

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04 Aug 2015

Kayaker Caught in a Storm Rescued By Coast Guard Helicopter

The Coast Guard rescued a man this past Sunday from the waters of Lake Michigan. The 33-year old man was kayaking when a severe storm hit. The video below shows the Coast Guard video of his rescue. His brother, who was with him at the time, was able to paddle

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29 May 2015

The movie San Andreas has impossible earthquake scenes, but the real thing is even scarier.

The new blockbuster San Andreas hits theaters this weekend. In the movie, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson heroically rescues people from tumbling skyscrapers and monstrous tsunami waves. It will no doubt be packed with amazing special effects and edge of your seat action. But how realistic is this nightmare scenario? Crowds

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09 Apr 2015

The Leadership Qualities You Need to Step Up and Take Charge

When it’s burning down, falling apart, or spinning out of control, where will you stand? Emergencies don’t care if you’re ready or not. It’s inevitable, there will be people around and they’ll need a strong leader. Will it be you?

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02 Jan 2015

Build a Wilderness Survival First Aid Kit

A wilderness survival first-aid kit is very different from the kit you keep at home.  Add these five items so that you’re better prepared for wilderness emergencies. The items aren’t expensive and don’t take up much space, so there is no excuse for not having them with you. Being trained

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16 Dec 2014

How to Escape a Sinking Car

When Carrie Mattingly lost control of her SUV on an icy road, she and her daughter went headlong into a nearby pond. The Washington state residents crashed through a fence and had precious seconds to get out with their lives.

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11 Dec 2014

Essential Winter Survival Gear

In honor of the snowfall and chilly temperatures, we ranked our top 5 pieces of essential winter gear. We’re in the the holiday spirit, and we want you to stay warm and dry out there. Before you head out into the winter wilderness make sure you have all of the

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05 Dec 2014

You Must Know These 3 Ways to Gather Rainwater

No water. Are you ready? The human body can make it about three days before dying of crippling thirst. Our bodies are mostly made of water, so when we are without it our bodies can no longer function. Read below and you’ll know ways to bring precious water to your

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27 Nov 2014

How to Make Your Vehicle a Fortress of Safety

In an emergency situation, every possible route to survival must be considered. A car or truck can play a huge role in protecting you and your loved ones. Prepare for anything by planning ahead. Maps, weapons, and survival tools should all have a place in your ride. Keep survival  in

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19 Nov 2014

Evasive Driving Techniques Anyone Can Master

The evening rush hour and the holidays are the times when you’ll see the most drivers on the road. After a long day at the office, many drivers are feeling tired. When a driver is tired or stressed, they might take it out on others using the road.  If there

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