survival uses for sugar

Top 10 Sugar Survival Uses

Part of being a survivalist means taking everyday items that we commonly take for granted and then applying those items to a number of different DIY and survival applications.  One of these items that can be applied to a large number of applications is none other than sugar.  Most of us have at least some sugar in our kitchen, regardless …

Portable Toilet DIY

How To Build a Portable Toilet (AKA Business Bucket)

A Business Bucket is exactly what it sounds like, a homemade Portable Toilet. Natural disasters are always sudden and unexpected. So if you are out in the woods camping and nature’s call comes suddenly then how do you wish to fight it? Well you can’t, but with some handful tips and tricks you can do your business in peace.  An emergency …

start a fire using USB

5 Ways To Start a Fire Without a lighter or Matches

Conventional Ways of Creating Fire We all know the importance of starting a fire in a survival situation and hopefully many of you prepare for this ahead of time by bringing a lighter, matches or some other conventional firestarter.  However, there will be times when you might get caught with your pants down and you are in need of fire but do …

Crazy Russian Survival Hacks

65 Crazy Russian Survival Hacks

A “Survival Hack” is similar to a “Life Hack” but instead of providing you with a more simple way to squeeze toothpaste or sever chips, survival hacks focus on re-purposing everyday objects to serve you in a survival situation.  These hacks can be as simple as turning a crayon into a candle or as complex as converting the motor in your ceiling fan …

Going off the grid

Going Off The Grid? Build Your Own Hot Water Heater!

Going Off The Grid? Build Your Own Hot Water Heater! So you have decided you are going off the grid.  You are tired of paying bills, sick of getting poked on Facebook and you have had enough.  But you dont want to go full on cave man and wish to keep a few of modern life’s amenities such as hot water. …

DIY Phone Charger using an Altoids Tin !

DIY Phone Charger using an Altoids Tin Is your phone’s battery dead and you desperately need to make a phone call…or play some Clash of Clans? Fear not, you can make your own DIY phone charger  just from items you can find laying around your home. You can make a DIY phone charger with an old Altoids tin and about $5 worth …