10 Actions to Take Immediately After a Major Emergency

First Things to Do after SHTF
(Modern Survival.org) – Emergency situations can be dangerous, especially when decisions are being made under duress. Stress and panic can lead to deadly mistakes. Establishing a plan of action before facing a disaster of any kind is one way to ensure everyone has the best chance of ...Read More...

Woman Mauled to Death By Pack of Dogs

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(ModernSurvival.org) – On July 12, 29-year-old Amber Miller was attacked by a pack of dogs while walking down Jimtown Road in Cocke County, Tennessee. Six days later, despite undergoing multiple surgeries, Miller succumbed to her wounds and passed away. Man tells @AbbyKousouris he he ...Read More...

Federal Judge Sets Deadline for Death Sentence Decision

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(ModernSurvival.org) – A federal judge has given prosecutors until September 10, 2021, to decide if they will pursue the death penalty against Louis D. Coleman III. Coleman stands accused of kidnapping and murdering Jassy Correia on the night of her 23rd birthday. The chief justice f ...Read More...

Camping Trip Ends in Tragedy for Three Men

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(ModernSurvival.org) – A weekend camping trip at Michigan’s Faster Horses Festival became a death trap for three men on Saturday, July 17. Carbon monoxide filled up the camping trailer the young men were staying in, leading to their deaths. Police believe the carbon monoxide likely c ...Read More...

Impossible Foods Eyeing New Market

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(ModernSurvival.org) – Impossible Foods Inc is launching a new line of products into the market, following up on their Impossible Burger. The company, which specializes in “fake meat,” is looking to impress with a new line of plant-based chicken nuggets. While this may be great news ...Read More...

Horrific Automotive Accident Claims 4 Lives

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(Modern Survival.org) – Four individuals are dead and two more are injured following a horrific automobile accident in Hickory Hills, Illinois. The driver lost control of the vehicle which then struck a tree — splitting the car in half. Two of the car’s occupants died at the scene, a ...Read More...

How to Avoid Painful Reminders on Facebook

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(ModernSurvival.org) – Social media has provided a way for people to stay in touch with friends and family across the world. People use it to share memes, hold conversations, and record important events in their lives. Facebook, in an effort to allow its users a way to reflect on pas ...Read More...

Evacuation Orders Given Amid Raging Wildfires

Surviving A Wildfire
(ModernSurvival.org) – The Bootleg fire in central Oregon has consumed hundreds of thousands of acres so far, quickly becoming the largest wildfire in the United States. Not only is this wildfire scorching wilderness, but it’s also taking homes and power lines as well — prompting eva ...Read More...

United Nations Report Reveals Global Nutrition Nightmare

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(ModernSurvival.org) – Thanks, in part to the global pandemic, the number of people unable to access adequate nutrition recently increased dramatically around the world. According to a report from the United Nations, 2.4 billion people are now facing food insecurity, a sharp rise of ...Read More...

Grizzly Bear Who Mauled Camper Finally Found

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(ModernSurvival.org) – While camping near the Bob Marshall Wilderness in Montana, Leah Davis Lokan was dragged from her tent and mauled to death by a grizzly bear. The 65-year-old Californian was on a mountain biking trip with two companions before falling victim to the bear. While n ...Read More...

Search Scaled Back for Missing Hiker

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(ModernSurvival.org) – On July 2, 2021, a 23-year-old woman left her tent at Shadow lake for the West Fork Trailhead in Montana. Her intent was to climb a mountain peak over 12,000 feet in elevation before returning to her camp. She hasn’t been seen or heard from since. Described as ...Read More...

Surviving Medical Issues Without Insurance

Surviving Medical Issues Without Insurance
(ModernSurvival.org) – Getting sick without medical coverage is a nightmare that many Americans are forced to deal with. For some, a lack of insurance will make them put off seeing a doctor until a condition has gone from easily treatable to life-threatening. So how can a person surv ...Read More...

Is it Legal to Shoot a Sasquatch?

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(ModernSurvival.org) – The elusive sasquatch, commonly referred to as Bigfoot, has been a subject of controversy and speculation for decades. To some, the idea of a giant man-ape wandering through the woods is sheer nonsense. To others, especially those who claim to have encountered ...Read More...

Teen Miraculously Survives Falling Multiple Stories

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(ModernSurvival.org) – The Orlando condo collapse has been a heartbreaking situation for the entire nation, with dozens of people confirmed dead and more still missing. After nearly two weeks of searching through the rubble, officials made the decision to end efforts to find survivor ...Read More...

Low Budget Perimeter Alarm

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(ModernSurvival.org) – For some, mentioning perimeter alarms conjures up images of laser tripwires and deadly traps. While these may be good for protecting priceless diamonds, they’re a bit beyond what the average survivalist can afford. That doesn’t mean they have to leave their cam ...Read More...

What Exactly is TEOTWAWKI?

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(ModernSurvival.org) – The term TEOTWAWKI, or “the end of the world as we know it”, is used by preppers to describe massive, world-changing events. But what exactly is TEOTWAWKI? Has the world ever undergone such a scenario in the past? Is there reason to believe it could ever happen ...Read More...

Treating a Burn in the Wild

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(ModernSurvival.org) – Suffering a burn can range from a painful experience to a life-threatening situation, depending on the severity of the burn itself. For most people, getting burned on a hot pan or stovetop means a few days of discomfort and, at worst, a trip to the emergency ro ...Read More...

11 Boaters Face Emergency Near Chicago

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(ModernSurvival.org) – Over the holiday weekend, 11 people found themselves facing a nightmare situation outside of Chicago. At roughly 2 a.m. local time, a fun excursion at Calumet Harbor became potentially deadly as their boat began to flood with water. Trapped aboard a sinking boa ...Read More...

How to Barter Successfully

How-to-Barter-Successfully
(ModernSurvival.org) – To many people, the mere mention of the term “bartering” brings up ideas of an apocalyptic future where money is completely worthless. While it may be true that bartering would make a major comeback in such a situation, it is a mistake to overlook the usefulnes ...Read More...

Selecting the Right Concealed Carry Gun for You

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(ModernSurvival.org) – Choosing the right concealed carry gun can be an intimidating endeavor. There are so many different factors that must be considered, including the size and caliber, the make and model, all the way down to how much one has to spend on the firearm. A person gener ...Read More...

Best Way to Use Credit Cards to Boost Your Credit Score

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(ModernSurvival.org) – Unfortunately, many people get credit cards but have no idea how to use them without getting themselves into debt. The knowledge of using credit cards, and how they affect a person’s credit score, isn’t taught in most schools. Faster than many realize, they are ...Read More...

Calories in Survival Foods

Calories-in-Survival-Foods
(ModernSurvival.org) – There are a lot of companies on the market offering survival and emergency food. Most people will just purchase the items that sound like they might taste good, without giving a thought to how effective the meals will be at keeping them alive. This could be a b ...Read More...

This Bygone Threat Could Make a Startling Comeback

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(ModernSurvival.org) – Ever heard the term “scurvy pirate”? Used nowadays to describe a disgusting or despicable person, the term actually refers to a disease that once afflicted sailors — including pirates. On long voyages, it was hard to keep fresh fruits and vegetables, which led ...Read More...

Common Self Defense Mistakes That Lead to Jailtime

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(ModernSurvival.org) – Having to shoot another person in self-defense is a nightmare situation to find oneself in. Unfortunately, it can become even worse when the police arrive on the scene — especially if the individual is arrested for defending themselves with lethal force. Follow ...Read More...

A Warning for Preppers

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(ModernSurvival.org) – Not every prepper has a lone wolf mentality. Those who desire to share the prepping experience with others often form survival groups in order to share the burden of preparedness. There is strength in numbers, after all. Some preppers have taken this idea to a ...Read More...

Tips for Bartering in a Collapsed World

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(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, ...Read More...

Teaching Children Gun Safety

Teaching-Children-Gun-Safety
(ModernSurvival.org) – The most important aspect of being a gun owner is safety. This is a fact that gets driven home over and over again, because it is absolutely vital. Safety is always the number one priority when handling a gun. For gun owners who have children in the home, howev ...Read More...

Survival Lessons From The Great Depression

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(ModernSurvival.org) – In 1929, the stock market crashed, leading to a decade of horror aptly named “The Great Depression.” Over 15 million Americans were unemployed and stricken with poverty during this time. To survive these hard times, people had to make do with whatever they coul ...Read More...

How to Save Money When You’re Already Struggling

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(ModernSurvival.org) – Living paycheck to paycheck can be incredibly difficult, especially when unforeseen circumstances arise that further strain one’s finances. Add to the mix rising prices of housing and essential goods, and many Americans are finding themselves in a sorry state. ...Read More...

How to Stay Safe While Traveling

How-to-Stay-Safe-While-Traveling
(ModernSurvival.org) – Embracing the preparedness lifestyle encompasses all aspects of life, including vacations. While being prepared for an emergency can be difficult enough at home, preparing for potential disasters while away can seem a bit overwhelming. Traveling means entering ...Read More...

How to Create an Invisible Survival Shelter

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(ModernSurvival.org) – When times get bad, one of the greatest threats anyone will face comes from other human beings. In the aftermath of a large-scale disaster, law enforcement will be stretched thin (if it even exists anymore). Looting will become a major cause of concern as despe ...Read More...

Protect Your Camp From Human Predators

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(ModernSurvival.org) – Striking out into the wild with a tent or RV is a favorite pastime for many people. It serves as both an escape from the hustle and bustle of urban life and allows them to get back to nature for a few days. With the proper preparation ahead of time, a camping trip […]

Simple Tricks to Boost Morale After a Disaster

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(ModernSurvival.org) – When considering what a person should prepare for in order to survive the aftermath of a disaster, the bare essentials often come to mind. Everyone focuses on food, water, and shelter, as these are absolutely vital to continued survival. That said, there is one ...Read More...

Surprising Uses for Marigold

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(ModernSurvival.org) – Marigold, also known as calendula or Calendula officinalis, is an annual flowering plant that has been used for centuries for a variety of purposes. The flowers have been used for centuries to create dye. They are also edible, making them a beautiful and nutrit ...Read More...

Dried Fruit: The Good and the Bad

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(ModernSurvival.org) – Dried fruits are supposed to be good for the body, right? After all, fresh fruits are healthy. The truth is that the information available on dried fruits tends to be very conflicting. So, are dried fruits actually a healthy food choice? Read on to find out. Wh ...Read More...

Tanning a Hide with the Basics

Tanning-a-Hide-with-the-Basics
(ModernSurvival.org) – Tanning a hide is the process of transforming dried-out animal skin from rawhide to a pliable, water-resistant, leather-like state. In modern times, this is generally done through the use of chemicals. For hundreds, if not thousands of years prior to the introd ...Read More...

The Dangers of Felling a Leaning Tree

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(ModernSurvival.org) – Cutting down a tree, whether for landscaping or for firewood, is dangerous when a person doesn’t know what they are doing. A leaning tree, however, can be downright deadly. Before breaking out the chainsaw and going to town on a leaning tree, it’s a good idea t ...Read More...

New FEMA Guidelines Released

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(ModernSurvival.org) – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has released a new set of guidelines for sheltering-in-place during a variety of disaster scenarios. In prepper terms, this is known as bugging in. While the pamphlet is written for the layman, there are still some ...Read More...

Deadly Mistakes Made on the Trail

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(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 fa ...Read More...

How to Safely Shoot a Machine Pistol

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(ModernSurvival.org) – Shooting a machine pistol for the first time can come as a bit of a shock, even for those who are familiar with firearms. The fact that machine pistols are fully automatic means they will not react to being fired in the same way a standard pistol will. What can ...Read More...

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