Survival Scout Tips

Gas Shortages: What Current and Past Crises Teach Us

Imagine waking up to discover that filling up your vehicle’s gas tank requires waiting in line for hours upon hours. It's happening. Discover how to prepare for a gas shortage crisis, using examples from history and now. A natural disaster doesn’t have to occur for things to get hectic.

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Sprouting 101: From Benefits to Growing Tips

Sprouts may be small, but in the survival game, they are mighty. Discover new growing tips and how they are essential to stock to produce healthy food in days during an emergency.

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6 Prepper Barter Lessons from History

Barter lessons will prepare any family or individual to survive and thrive during times of crisis. After all, what would you do without access to a credit card or an ATM? Here are 6 barter tips to get you started.

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Earthquake Predictions and Preparedness

206 years ago, the Midwest was nearly swallowed by an earthquake. Here is what the heart of the U.S. needs to know in the event we experience another seismic catastrophe.

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3 Cases Where Christmas Had to Fight to Survive

Unfortunately, from public schools to retail stores, Christmas as a concept and uttering "Merry Christmas" have struggled to survive. In the interest of being politically correct, our ability to spread holiday cheer and express our views and beliefs is often compromised. Read about three circumstances in which Christmas has had to fight for its right to survive. Learn why we see it as our right to express the holiday our way.

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3 Major Nor'easters & What We Can Learn

These massive storms knock out power and keep people off the roads for days on end. Here are three major recent nor’easters and survival tips for future preparedness.

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2018 Disasters in Review, How to Prepare for 2019

In 2018, we saw everything from widespread wildfires in California to a major volcanic eruption in Hawaii to devastating hurricanes on the East Coast and Gulf of the United States. Let's reflect on what we saw these last 12 months and learn how to prepare for 2019. 

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6 Survival Tips from The Road

Imagine waking up to find most people you know are now dead. Stores closed. Basic food supplies not available. Electricity out--indefinitely. This movie takes us there. Here are some survival lessons to take away from this 2009 movie.

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Giving the Gift of Preparedness & Self-Reliance

If you have a few folks into preparedness or that might need a nudge to be a bit more self-reliant, let us simplify your holiday shopping list with these 5 ideas.

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Survival Lessons from Squanto & the Pilgrims

The story of the first Thanksgiving is ripe with lessons of survival--from sharing resources to learning how to hunt and fish. Discover more about what the Pilgrims and Native Americans did to stay alive.

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