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  • New class for city kids: How to survive a shooting

    07/31/2016 9:14:50 AM PDT · by PROCON · 17 replies
    WAPO ^ | July 30, 2016 | Natalie Pompilio
    PHILADELPHIA — It was the fourth time Mike Abdullah was attending the class in basic combat medicine for civilians, and he still shook his head ruefully at the scenes playing out before him. An 11-year-old boy lay on the ground and tried his best to be limp, dead weight, while a former Navy medic taught those around him the best way to carry him to safety. A female nurse in scrubs showed a group of adults and children how to locate the brachial artery and stop massive bleeding with the pressure of a single thumb. One of her male counterparts...
  • 32 Survival Skills Your Child Should Know and Be Able to Do ASAP!

    09/09/2013 7:55:17 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 114 replies
    Joe for America ^ | September 8, 2013 | Survival Mom
    Knowledge is something that takes time to develop, so we need to start teaching the next generation now. In case God forbid, our children are left to fend for themselves or we are injured or even just to make your family more apt to survive, every child must learn these survival skills so they can pull their own weight and contribute as much as they can. If yourfamily learns now to be a well oiled machine, you will be more likely to survive any type of collapse. Grow vegetables from seedsHave local edible and medicinal plant foraging skillsKnowledge of dietary...
  • Start fire with carved ice used as magnifying lens (video)

    Carves ice into lens shape to start fires with sunlight. (click for video)
  • 50 Things Everyone Should Know How To Do

    03/14/2011 6:01:29 AM PDT · by Diana in Wisconsin · 71 replies
    Marc & Angel Hack Life ^ | March 14, 2011 | Marc & Angel
    Self-reliance is a vital key to living a healthy, productive life. To be self-reliant one must master a basic set of skills, more or less making them a jack of all trades. Contrary to what you may have learned in school, a jack of all trades is far more equipped to deal with life than a specialized master of only one. While not totally comprehensive, here is a list of 50 things everyone should know how to do. 1. Build a Fire – Fire produces heat and light, two basic necessities for living. At some point in your life this...
  • Lost trekkers survive on spider diet

    04/06/2007 8:55:55 PM PDT · by bruinbirdman · 82 replies · 1,783+ views
    The Telegraph ^ | 4/7/2007 | Henry Samuel
    Emaciated and riddled with insect bites, two Frenchmen emerged alive yesterday after surviving seven weeks lost in the Amazonian jungle on a diet of bird-eating spiders, frogs, centipedes and turtles. Rescue officials described as "extraordinary" the escape of Loïc Pillois and Guilhem Nayral, both 34, who got lost in the heart of French Guyana, a French overseas department bordering Brazil and Venezuela. "I was so hungry that I even had a go at the turtle's shell and tucked into his claws," said Mr Nayral after the ordeal in which he lost almost four stone. He was infested with worm parasites...
  • Nuclear, Biological, & Chemical Warfare- Survival Skills, Pt. II

    10/01/2001 5:29:31 PM PDT · by backhoe · 223 replies · 24,143+ views
    various websites | 10-01-01 | backhoe
    Here is a collection of links to information you need about Nuclear, Biological & Chemical Warfare- ABC to us oldtimers. This second thread refines & extracts more links and information you may need. Get it beforehand! Chances of survival are increased by knowledge and understanding of the capabilities and limitations of each class of weapons. It is my hope that those of you who have further knowledge, or links, regarding this will add to it-- and pass it along the 'net. Couple of Good Nuclear War Survival Primers... Couple of Good Nuclear War Survival Primers... You Will Survive Doomsday ...