How do you find North without a compass? How do you signal for rescue at night if you don’t already have a fire? How do you cut things without a knife? And how the hell do you stop bugs from biting when you don’t have any bug repellent? All these questions and more are answered in this article.
Although most of these survival tips have more to do with wilderness survival, they also apply to urban survival. Some of these tips are pretty obvious, but all of them are good. And there are a few I never heard before. For example, I never thought of making a stab resistant vest out of tenon saws. Here are the first two:
“1. If you have a Zippo lighter and it has run out of fuel, don’t worry about it. You can still make a fire with it. Take out the cotton that’s inside the lighter and use the flint to ignite the cotton with a spark.
“2. Carry some Aluminium foil in your bug out bag. The reason for this is if the ground is damp or wet and you can’t get a fire going lay out the foil and you will have an instant dry platform to build your fire.” Follow the link below to keep reading.