The Shockingly Powerful DIY Pocket Slingshot (Plus 9 More Household Survival Hacks)

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Who doesn't enjoy a small, homemade weapon that easily concealed in a pocket, just waiting for its time to shine. No, we're not talking about a prison-style shank we fashioned from a plastic spork... this is EVEN COOLER... This super shooter slingshot can turn anything from gravel to a dried pinto bean into a dangerous weapon. What's more, you can make one of these in about … [Read more...]




5 Survival Items Within Arm’s Length

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Initially, I was going to limit this list to items that fit in your pocket, but then I started digging around and found a few extremely handy items (which I call "hyper-multipurpose") that I'd have to leave out, like newspaper or aluminum cans... Instead, I've settled on items that are most likely within arm's length of you right now, as you're reading this. My goal: To … [Read more...]




How to Build a SHTF Tin Can Heater [VIDEO]

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Sure, there are a million survival stoves on the market. But if you're like me, you're a huge sucker for learning how to build your survival tools all by yourself, "MacGyver style" as I like to say... That's why I was excited to come across this video, which shows how to build a low-tech alcohol stove out of a paint can, rubbing alcohol, and a roll of TP. In fact, this is … [Read more...]