Disaster Strikes: Places to Avoid

Disaster Strikes: Places to Avoid
(ModernSurvival.org) – Disaster can strike in any number of ways, from natural events such as earthquakes or tornadoes to man-made events like civil unrest or even war. Regardless of the root cause of the disaster, there are some specific places that should be avoided following a lar ...Read More...

Three Hours to Survive… Quick Shelter Options

Three Hours to Survive... Quick Shelter Options
(ModernSurvival.org) – In a survival situation such as becoming lost in the woods, the first thing anyone should do is find or build a shelter. Shelter is more important than finding food or water. The average human can go three days without water, and roughly three weeks without foo ...Read More...

The Many Uses and Benefits of Peppermint

The-Many-Uses-and-Benefits-of-Peppermint
(ModernSurvival.org) – Before modern medicine, people around the world had to rely on natural remedies to treat illness. For survivalists, these traditional medicines have a great appeal. After all, if SHTF, modern medicine will quickly become impossible to find. One plant that has b ...Read More...

Best Way to Get Out of a Speeding Ticket

(ModernSurvival.org) – Getting pulled over by a police officer is a stressful situation for everyone involved. For the person being pulled over, there is a chance of receiving a fine and a permanent stain on their driving record. For the officer, there is always a chance that the per ...Read More...

Basic First Aid Techniques Every Person Should Learn

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(ModernSurvival.org) – While there are thousands of ways to prepare for an emergency situation, one of the most basic — and important — ways to prep is to learn first aid. After all, if the S ever HTF, chances are incredibly high that there will be injuries that’ll need to be handled ...Read More...

Survival Applications for Sodium Bicarbonate

Survival-Applications-for-Sodium-Bicarbonate
(ModernSurvival.org) – Sodium bicarbonate, better known as baking soda, is an item commonly found in most households. For most people, baking soda is used for exactly that — baking. For others, baking soda was a key component in a messy school science project. What most people don’t ...Read More...

Improvising Survival Weapons

Improvising Survival Weapons
(ModernSurvival.org) – In the aftermath of a large-scale disaster, the need for protection will skyrocket. Looters will be rampant, and people with nefarious intentions will be unleashed without the threat of law enforcement to stop them. While a firearm is the best protection one co ...Read More...

Take Downs Anyone Can Use

Take-Downs Anyone Can Use
(ModernSurvival.org) – While it is always good to avoid a fistfight 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 of ...Read More...

Important Tips and Tools for Securing Your Property

Important-Tips-and-Tools-for-Securing-Your-Home-and-Property
(ModernSurvival.org) – For most people, home is where the heart is. From the family that resides there to the memories made between the walls, the home is one place no one wants to be defiled by an intruder. The best way to prevent an unwanted guest from breaking the sanctity of the home is to […]

You’ll Avoid Restroom Hand Dryers After This

(ModernSurvival.org) – Public restrooms aren’t always the cleanest places. In fact, most people have at least one horror story of a time when they were forced to ‘hold it’ due to the unsanitary conditions waiting for them in a public bathroom. While it’s easy to imagine that toilets, ...Read More...

Where to Go from a Wildfire

(ModernSurvival.org) – Wildfires destroy hundreds of thousands of acres of land each year, leaving a charred, blackened landscape in their wake. This can be good for the ecosystem, as fires clear out dead vegetation and return valuable nutrients to the soil. Unfortunately, wildfires ...Read More...

What to Do When Communications Go Down

What to Do When Communications Go Down
(Modern Survival.org) – For most people who live in first world countries, cell phones have become all but an extension of the body. Smartphones are used to communicate, over the phone and through social media, to access the internet, and to accomplish countless other goals. But what ...Read More...

First Thing to Do After an Earthquake

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(Modern Survival.org) – Witnessing the destruction Mother Nature can unleash during a natural disaster is terrifying. While the event itself is often bad enough, surviving the aftermath often presents a new series of challenges — depending on the severity of the situation. An earthqu ...Read More...

5 Medicinal Uses for Honey

5-Medicinal-Uses-For-Honey
(Modern Survival.org) – For those who have researched long-term food storage, honey is one of those items that is as good as gold. For one, honey has an incredibly long shelf life, removing the need to carefully track its expiration date. Secondly, it is a natural sweetener that can ...Read More...

Relieve a Toothache With This Simple Mixture

Relieve-a-Toothache-With-This-Simple-Mixture
(Modern Survival.org) – Suffering from a toothache is miserable. Not only is a toothache incredibly painful, but it can also make a variety of tasks unpleasant, such as eating or simply concentrating. Anyone who has ever suffered from a bad toothache can attest to how debilitating it ...Read More...

Battlefield First Aid Device Now Available for Citizens

Battlefield-First-Aid-Device-Now-Available-for-Citizens
(Modern Survival.org) – Wounds are an unfortunate fact of life. While most injuries don’t require much more than a basic first aid kit, there’s always a chance that a more severe injury is right around the corner. No one wants to think about being shot, stabbed, or suffering shrapnel ...Read More...

The Cheap High-Tech Tools Thieves Use to Steal Your Car

The Cheap High-Tech Tools Thieves Use to Steal Your Car
(Modern Survival.org) – As technology advances, making life more comfortable — and seemingly safer — for the world’s population, so do the tactics criminals employ to take advantage of the unwary. Unfortunately, these thieves adapt quickly to changes in technology, finding sneaky way ...Read More...

Head For the Hills—FAST!

Heading-For-the-Hills—FAST!
(Modern Survival.org) – The majority of people live in densely populated areas, whether bustling cities or smaller towns. Most days, this isn’t that big of an issue, aside from rush hour traffic. Unfortunately, in the aftermath of a large-scale disaster, living in congested areas cou ...Read More...

How to Survive a ‘Dirty Bomb’

How-to-Survive-a-Dirty-Bomb
(Modern Survival.org) – In the midst of a global pandemic, it’s easy to forget about the other dangers lurking just out of sight. While terrorism isn’t the talk of the town right now, the threat it poses hasn’t gone anywhere. The United States government has spent billions of dollars ...Read More...

How ‘Mountain Sickness’ Affects the Body

How-Pulmonary-Edema-Affects-the-Body
(Modern Survival.org) – Every year, thousands of people put on their hiking shoes, grab their gear and head out into the wild with the goal of hiking up or climbing a mountain. While there are plenty of dangers a person could face while enjoying nature, there is one sneaky issue that ...Read More...

Where to Seek Shelter At Home Against Tornadoes

Where-to-Seek-Shelter-At-Home-Against-Tornadoes
(Modern Survival.org) – Tornadoes are capable of catastrophic damage, leaving a path of destruction dozens of miles in length. To make matters worse, tornadoes have been recorded in nearly every part of the world, at all times of the year. This means it’s a good idea to know the best ...Read More...

What You Should Do When Dangerous Chemicals Splash in Your Eye

What-You-Should-Do-When-Dangerous-Chemicals-Splash-in-Your-Eye
(Modern Survival.org) – Part of embracing a lifestyle of preparedness is to be ready for emergencies big and small, of the catastrophic and the everyday varieties. While having chemicals splash into the eyes may not be a world-changing event for everyone, it can be terrifying for the ...Read More...

What Product Should Not be Used to Treat a Sunburn

Why-Petroleum-Jelly-Should-Not-be-Used-to-Treat-a-Sunburn
(Modern Survival.org) – When survival is on the line, it’s easy to become distracted by the tasks required to stay alive. Hunting down food, finding drinkable water and creating shelter from the elements are pressing concerts, so protecting oneself from something as seemingly harmles ...Read More...

Why Hurricanes And Tropical Storms Are Really Deadly

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(Modern Survival.org) – Natural disasters are one of the top reasons why many people decide to embrace the prepper lifestyle. These forces of nature strike quickly and leave a path of destruction and death in their wake. One way to prepare for a natural disaster is to learn why they ...Read More...

Hunting the Best Animals for Survival

Catching-the-Best-Animals-for-Survival
(Modern Survival.org) – Survival situations can be daunting at best. With the constant struggle to find drinkable water and enough food to sustain the body, anything that can help alleviate some of the burden is welcome. Once potable water has been located, finding enough calories to ...Read More...

How to Naturally Keep Warm in Cold Environments

How-to-Naturally-Keep-Warm-in-Cold-Environments
(Modern Survival.org) – Getting lost in the woods can become a deadly scenario quickly, especially without a way to escape the elements and stay warm. Human beings are simply not designed to survive in the elements as many other mammals are. Thankfully, mother nature has provided oth ...Read More...

This is What the ‘AR’ in AR-15 Really Stands For

This-is-What-the-AR-in-AR-15-Really-Stands-For
(Modern Survival.org) – The mere mention of the term AR-15 around some people can lead to a heated debate over gun control and assault rifles. Unfortunately, a large portion of the population is undereducated when it comes to firearms in general, including the AR-15. Contrary to popu ...Read More...

How to Treat a Scorpion Sting

How-to-Treat-a-Scorpion-Sting
(Modern Survival.org) – Scorpions are the stuff of nightmares for many people. Their segmented bodies, multiple legs, pincers and tail armed with a stinger are enough to creep anyone out. Unfortunately, in some cases, a scorpion’s sting can be even worse than its appearance. Symptoms ...Read More...

How to Prevent Lyme Disease

How-to-Prevent-Lyme-Disease
(Modern Survival.org) – The most common vector-borne disease in the United States, Lyme disease, is no joke. One afflicted with Lyme disease will experience a variety of nasty symptoms including fevers, headaches, fatigue and skin rash (erythema migrans). If left untreated, the infec ...Read More...

How to Choose the Best Survival Diet

How-to-Choose-the-Best-Survival-Diet
(Modern Survival.org) – In a survival situation, staying strong and energized is vital for staying alive. The day-to-day tasks involved in any type of survival scenario, be it the aftermath of a natural disaster, being lost in the woods, or even living in a post-apocalyptic nightmare ...Read More...

What You Should Know About Drinking Flood Water in a Survival Situation

What-You-Should-Know-About-Drinking-Flood-Water-in-a-Survival-Situation
(Modern Survival.org) – Every year, it seems, mainstream news broadcasts videos of unfortunate souls trapped on the roofs of their homes, surrounded in floodwaters and waiting to be rescued. Although floods are often a byproduct of tropical storms or natural disasters such as hurrica ...Read More...

Do This Immediately Following a Car Crash

How-to-Survive-a-Car-Crash
(Modern Survival.org) – The last thing most people consider when getting in their vehicle is being involved in a wreck. Despite the fact that most drivers have little to no training, the average motorist drives without a care in the world — singing with the radio, talking on the phon ...Read More...

Increase Your Chances of Survival with These Gear Maintenance Tips

Increase-Your-Chances-of-Survival-with-These-Gear-Maintenance-Tips
(Modern Survival.org) – There’s nothing quite as disheartening as getting out in the field and finding that survival gear isn’t operating properly. Be it a camping or hiking trip, or even a full-blown bug out scenario, having broken or malfunctioning equipment can be a big problem. T ...Read More...

How Bad Could a SHTF Scenario Really Be?

How Bad Could a SHTF Scenario Really Be?
(Modern Survival.org) – Preppers often speculate on how bad things could actually get in the aftermath of a SHTF or TEOTWAWKI event. By looking at real-world examples and examining humanity as a whole, a disturbing picture comes into view of exactly what horrors could be in store for ...Read More...

Why Your Bug Out Bag Needs Binoculars

Why Your Bug Out Bag Needs Binoculars
(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 l ...Read More...

Here’s The First Action to Take When Lost…

Here-is-the-First-Thing-You-Should-Do-if-You-Become-Lost-On-a-Hiking-Trip
(Modern Survival.org) – Getting lost can be embarrassing at best, and downright dangerous at worst. Losing the path while exploring the great outdoors, whether hiking or simply wandering too far from camp, can have disastrous results for the unprepared. Before succumbing to panic onc ...Read More...

How Much Bleach It Really Takes to Clean a Gallon of Water

How-Much-Bleach-It-Really-Takes-to-Clean-a-Gallon-of-Water
(Modern Survival.org) – In the aftermath of a disaster, potable water is usually the first thing to disappear. Panicking people hit the stores and buy up bottled water, leaving shelves empty. For those who didn’t have to foresight to stock up ahead of time, going without water really ...Read More...

Catching Fish During a Flood

Catching-Fish-During-a-Flood
(Modern Survival.org) – In the aftermath of a hurricane or flood, food may become scarce. What survives the storm itself can become contaminated by floodwater, or go rancid in the fridge due to power outages. But what about the potential food swimming around in the floodwater itself? ...Read More...

This is the Best Way to Communicate During a Disaster

This-is-the-Best-Way-to-Communicate-During-a-Disaster
(Modern Survival.org) – When an emergency occurs, everyone wants to communicate with friends and family to let them know everything is alright. Unfortunately, a phone call isn’t always an option in this scenario. During a large-scale emergency situation like a natural disaster, phone ...Read More...

This Natural Disaster Produces the Fastest Winds on the Planet

(Modern Survival.org) – Natural disasters often strike with little to no warning, altering the lives of anyone unfortunate enough to be caught in their path. From earthquakes and wildfires to hurricanes and tornadoes, these forces of nature can wreak havoc wherever they strike. For s ...Read More...

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Life is a series of experiences that even in the best of times, will still include countless challenges, trials and tribulations — if you’re lucky. Your patience, your skill and will to survive will be tested many times over the course of your life and there’s no way to know which cards in life you’ll be dealt. All you can do it hope for the best and prepare for the unknown. Modern Survival is a mindset and a community of individuals who strive to be prepared for whatever disaster may come their way. Read Modern Survival to learn all kinds of things that can help you adapt and survive no matter what. Thanks for reading.