What to do if a tornado is coming.
Formal safety training is an essential requirement for every gun owner; the NRA’s 3 rules of gun safety.
Master a few simple techniques to make light, strong tent pegs out of bamboo.
You can make a knife out of bamboo sharp enough to cut up a small animal.
Learn the basics of making bamboo tools with an easy first project — making chopsticks.
Urban dwellers face a greater likelihood of evacuation in the event of an emergency, and their bugout bag must be tailored to those special needs.
Forgot your compass? Get your bearings with a stick, the sun, and a few minutes of your time.
The Athabasca 24 is the ideal Everyday Carry pack for the urban prepper who wants a non-tactical look.
Avoid the 7 most common mistakes of beginning preppers.
Here’s an everyday carry solution for people who don’t want to carry a backpack or fanny pack.
While filming a segment of Survival Tips in a bamboo patch I got into a chigger nest. Take a look at all those chiggers on my pants! There were dozens of them, but I took care of it with some common rubbing alcohol. You can also use turpentine or petroleum products, but don’t dance with […]
Learn why hunters, preppers, and other outdoorsmen increasingly use one of the most ancient fabrics of all.
Who needs drugs when you can blow your mind with a knot?
Create a makeshift block-and-tackle without pulleys.
The Pipe Hitch and the Pile Hitch are extremely versatile, easy knots for survival and everyday use.
Learn three basic principles to hide your valuables more effectively.
Learn a simple backyard process to make activated carbon for water filtration and poison treatment.
Learn the difference between a Get Home Bag and a Bugout Bag, and tailor them to an urban environment.
Learn the importance of charcoal in medical emergencies and for everyday use, and how to make it.
This cheap, DIY trek food is easy to make with or without cookware, nutritious, tasty, and keeps well.
Prep your vehicle for emergencies with these 7 basic items
Most metro-dwellers can’t be extreme preppers; they need a practical, common-sense way to prep for emergencies without disrupting real life.
Survival Tips is a new weekly series featuring practical advice on emergency prep without disrupting the typical urban or suburban lifestyle. It premieres in December 2013 on WND TV.