Our good friend Fernando “The Modern Survivalist” Ferfal made this cool little video on YouTube. This fire starter is so simple that anyone can use it and it is SUPER affordable! Check it out:
This week at my CERT training, I was able to learn more about fire safety. Specifically, I learned that fire can also be described as “an exothermic reaction process where rapid oxidation of a material produces light, heat, and other products of combustion”. I learned the answer to a $64,000 question: Is oxygen itself flammable? […]
Our friend from YouTube Sootch00 recently made a video on the most important and fundamental life sustainer: WATER. Please watch and enjoy!
This last week, I had the opportunity to participate in my first Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training. I have to admit that I had been putting this off for quite some time, but am glad that I am finally getting involved now. The initial class was great. There are a few weeks remaining and […]
Our friends at PantryParatus.com have written another great article that we are happy to share with you here today. We post it with their permission. Some swear by pressure cooking because of high altitude living constraints, meat tenderizing, energy reduction, nutrient preservation, or convenience. Other advise against it because it leaches antioxidants, makes meat stringy […]
Manny at SurvivalNewsOnline.com just uploaded another great video. Enjoy! Be sure to tune back in for Part 2!
We all know that there are basically two-reasons to build a fire: Necessity Convenience Necessity Fire offers warmth, light, a safe method for heating and cooking food, protection, and the ability to sterilize tools and boil water. Campers and outdoor enthusiasts are no strangers to the methods of how to start a fire: matches conventional […]
I participated in the Boy Scout program when I was a teenager and enjoyed many experiences in that program. Of course, we camped out alot and played tons of Capture the Flag. I also had a few experiences which underscored the value of preparing for the unknown, especially unanticipated severe weather. One particular troop outing […]
The Volcano Collapsible Propane Grill is quite possibly the coolest outdoor propane grill on the market! Seriously. Here are a few of the reasons (beyond the manufacturer’s selling points) why we decided to add it to The Berkey Guy’s selection of items available on Directive21.com: The bulk and clamor of traditional grills does not lend […]