Survival Scout Tips

Food Prices Are about to Skyrocket. Here’s Why.

Americans are facing a perfect storm of supply chain disruptions and vulnerabilities, bad weather, trucker shortages, and more. As a result, food costs are on the rise. Here's why and how to prepare.

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20 Outdoor Survival Items and Skills That May Save Your Life

We never know when something is going to go wrong during an outdoor adventure. Learn the 20 most important survival skills and items are, as well as tips for how to put them to use. 

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How to Protect Your Digital Privacy - Including Your Address

After so many high-profile data breaches, it’s surprising how free millions of Americans are with their online information. Many are quick to do things like share their travels on social media (announcing to criminals that their homes are unoccupied) and buy from unsecure websites, risking their financial security. But what about those of us who are cautious with what we share and where we shop online? We’re safe, right? WRONG. According to Norton Security, “Online privacy has less to do with what you are doing, and more to do with who you are AND what you are doing. On the...

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The Best Ways to Store Food Long Term

Unfortunately, even those of us who take food preparedness seriously may not be storing our long-term food supplies properly. Long-term food needs to be safely stored or else an entire supply can be ruined. That’s why a stockpile of canned goods from the grocery store  may not actually help you when you need it—the same goes for emergency food kits in unsealed containers like plastic totes. Keep reading for the best ways to store food so you don’t risk losing the supplies you’ve worked so hard to stockpile. The Basics of Long-Term Food Storage Whether you are storing emergency food...

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Water Contamination in the U.S. Is an Issue. Here’s What You Need to Know.

An alarming new study reveals an increasing number of US homes are dealing with contaminated drinking water. These signs may reveal if your water is at risk.

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Is Your Emergency Food Plan Setting You up for Failure?

Shockingly, many lesser brands of emergency food do NOT provide enough calories – which can get you into real trouble when you need to be at your physical best.

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Preparing for Hyperinflation: What You Need to Know

Imagine if cash suddenly became worthless. What if it was wiser to burn your currency for a fire than to use it to buy firewood? It’s happened before: 58 times to be exact (according to history and finance experts). During times of war, economic turmoil, and depression, hyperinflation can occur. When it does, chaos becomes the norm. There are surges in pricing minute by minute. In the book Paper Money, the author Adam Smith writes about hyperinflation in post WWI Germany, “Menus in cafes could not be revised quickly enough. A student at Freiburg University [in Germany] ordered a cup...

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20 Things to Do Today to Prepare for the Greater Depression

Government spending of trillions of extra dollars is out of control. Experts believe we are heading toward a Greater Depression. Since hindsight is 20/20, let’s look back and learn from the mistakes people made prior to the Great Depression.

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12 Survival Uses for Bentonite Clay

Bentonite clay has been used medicinally since the beginning of recorded time. Here are 12 uses for bentonite clay in survival situations.

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The Father of Wilderness Medicine Discusses the Prepper’s Medical Handbook

The author of the new book The Prepper’s Medical Handbook shares his expertise and tips to help survivalists know what to stock and what to do for medical emergencies.

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