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27 02, 2012

E57: Survival Gear vs Survival Skills

By | February 27th, 2012|Survival Skills, Urban Survival Podcast Episodes, Urban Survival Skills|3 Comments

Hosts Aaron and Jonathan discuss survival gear vs survival skill and the place for both.

30 11, 2011

Review: Influence by Robert Cialdini

By | November 30th, 2011|Reviews, Survival Book Reviews|0 Comments

Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion by Robert Cialdini may seem out of place on a site about survival, but that's only if you do not take into account that people are often your best tool for survival or hindrance in survival. The topic of social dynamics is one far over looked by many survival writers that [...]

18 08, 2011

Saved By The Seat Of Your Pants

By | August 18th, 2011|Survival Skills|0 Comments

Preferably, if you find yourself in a sinking boat or an emergency water landing situation, you will have a life preserver. But, what do you do if such luxuries are not available? Turn your clothes into a life jacket. People often make it by the seat of their pants, but I am going to tell [...]

21 07, 2011

Survival Tampon

By | July 21st, 2011|Survival Skills, Urban Survival Skills|2 Comments

Survival is often about finding creative ways to solve life threatening problems using everyday items. Today's creative survival tip focuses on alternative uses for the Tampon. Tampons and Bullet Holes For some time now it has been suggested that tampons should be carried in medical kits for the treatment of bullet wounds. This can be [...]

22 03, 2011

I’m Buggin’ Out, Man!

By | March 22nd, 2011|Friday Survival Gear Reports|2 Comments

The Bug Out Bag (BOB) is the bag you grab when you're leaving home in a hurry. More specifically, it's the bag you grab when you're leaving home and you don't know where you're going "“ you just know you're getting the hell out of dodge. This is what separates the BOB from a Go [...]

1 03, 2011

Situational Awareness and Normalcy Bias

By | March 1st, 2011|Survival Skills, Urban Survival Skills|3 Comments

How often would you say you get "caught off guard?" In an everyday context, this could be as harmless as reaching for your coffee mug without looking and spilling it on your carpet, or as serious as failing to notice an oncoming car as you step out into the street. These mistakes are easy to [...]

9 11, 2010

Ragnar’s Urban Survival Review

By | November 9th, 2010|Reviews, Survival Book Reviews|1 Comment

A review of Ragnar's Urban Survival book: The good, the bad, and the ugly. This book contains good tips, but there's definitely issues. Read on...

24 09, 2010

Friday Stuff 9-24-10

By | September 24th, 2010|Friday Survival Gear Reports|0 Comments

This Friday we are featuring a deck of survival cards perfect for quick life saving tips or a quick game of go fish on the go, and a fire steel knife combo. […]

11 09, 2010

CERT: Emergency Response Training For The Masses

By | September 11th, 2010|Survival Skills, Urban Survival Skills|2 Comments

A couple of years ago, after reading Emergency by Neil Strauss, four friends and I enrolled in a CERT Program. It seemed like it would be a good first step on our road to preparedness and a great first step gaining practical Urban Survival Skills. What Is CERT CERT, short for Community Emergency [...]

10 09, 2010

How To Build A Blackout Kit

By | September 10th, 2010|Survival Skills|3 Comments

If a blackout or emergency arises in the middle of the night, will you be prepared? Outages that leave you in the dark can be extremely disruptive and dangerous. Aside from outfitting your home with a generator, one of the best things you can do to mitigate issues that arise during a blackout is to [...]