Skills & Knowledge

16 SHTF Essential Hygiene Products for Max Comfort

Survival is our main concern during tough times, but after that, what will be the next step to keep in mind?

Hygiene after SHTF, or after a natural disaster will be important to stop the spread of illness and disease.

It can also provide a measure of relaxation and normalcy in a strange, tense time.

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Hygiene after SHTF or a natural disaster
Feminine Hygiene Products for SHTF
    Maxi Pads
    Female Urination Device

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4 Ways to Practice Lock Picking: Build Your Survival Skill

In a survival situation, you’ll need to open things that may not belong to you.

Do you know how to pick a lock?

The skill of lock picking can be a lifesaver.

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  1) Sharpen your Lock Picking Skills with CutAway Locks
    A. Bend a Paperclip
    B. Shaping the Paperclip
    C. Picking the Lock
  2) Lock Pick Sets:
  4) How To Bypass A Lock Using A Credit Card
  5) How to Pick a Lock Using a Credit Card
  6) Disclaimer

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Best Knot Tying Books & Games for Kids Fun Learning

Children’s minds are like sponges. Show them something, or teach them something while young and they’ll have it for life.

An important skill that children should be taught is knot tying.

Doesn’t it make sense to give them knowledge that will come in handy almost every day of their life?

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Budget Ham Radio: Cheap & Reliable Emergency Comms

Everyone who is prepping should be concerned about communications for a post-SHTF scenario.

After the SHTF it’s too late to decide that you want to learn about HAM communications.

We know money is tight, so how can you get experience with Ham Radio?

By reading up on our budget ham radio recommendations that focus on the BaoFeng UV-5R and the TYT UFV1.

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A Brief Overview of Ham Radios
Budget Ham Radio – BaoFeng UV-5R
BaoFeng Accessories
Budget Ham Radio – TYT TH-UVF1
Other Budget Ham Radios Worthwhile to Check Out
    1) BaoFeng BF-F8HP 8-Watt Dual Band Two-Way Radio
    2) Yaesu FT-60R Dual Band 5W VHF/UHF Amateur Radio
    3) TYT MD-380 DMR Digital Radio
Reasons to Invest in a Reliable Ham Radio

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Are Flip Phones the Answer to Cellphone Tracking, Privacy?

We all love the convenience of mobile technology.

A smart phone with it’s integrated GPS, email, calendaring, office suites, a zillion apps and the ability to call and text is a true wonder of the modern age.

There is also a potential dark side to this technological marvel.

Every time you slip it in your pocket you are on the radar and your movements, position, orientation and conversations are all open to someone. You are carrying the tracking device in your pocket!

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