Mathematician Calculates How to Survive First 30 Minutes of Nuclear War

We're more than half a century past 1960, when the Doomsday Clock ticked down to two minutes before midnight. Yet, despite the steady outpouring of movies and TV shows featuring rogue nukes and dirty bombs, fewer and fewer people actively worry about a nuclear bomb going off. That being said: Do you know where and when to take shelter if it does? Read More >>

How To Survive Four Months in the Wilderness: Just Eat Rats

Bear Grylls, eat your heart out. A trekker trying to cross the decidedly inhospitable Andes (during winter, no less) has been found after a four-month survival epic, during which he lost 20kg and became particularly acquinated with rat a la raisin. Read More >>

Feet Of Flames: These Survival Boots Include a Built-In Fire Starting Kit

RockS2V is working hard to build a name for itself when it comes to emergency survival gear. The company's Provision coat includes a built-in life-saving toolkit if you find yourself stranded somewhere remote, and its new Substratum boots feature a secret compartment inside designed to stash an emergency fire starting kit. Read More >>

How Many Pets Would You Need To Power Your Home In an Emergency?

You may love your cat, but might you love your gadgets just that little bit more? You can never be too prepared if you find yourself in the path of a terrible storm, and instead of buying a backup generator next time, this online calculator will give you a rough estimate of how many animals you'd need to power your home. Read More >>

Survival Pod Lets You Ride Out a Tsunami in Relative Comfort

Inspired by the tragic tsunamis that hit Japan last year, Australian houseboat builder Matt Duncan decided to design and construct the ultimate life jacket. What he came up with was the Tsunami Survival Pod, designed to protect up to four passengers from rushing waters and tonnes of debris. Read More >>

Survive the Zombie Apocalypse and Grab the Guns and Ammo You'll Need With Your Undead Google Map

You must have watched enough zombie movies by now to know that those not properly prepared are just walking food for ravenous undead hoards. Get your stuff together and map out your survival route with the aid of this handy dandy Map of the Dead. Plot your route via hospitals, food stores, bars, and even gun stores to get you the heck out of dodge. Read More >>

Survivalist's Snowboard Transforms Into Skis, a Shovel, and a Saw

The folks over at Signal Snowboards like to take time out every month and see what kind of crazy snowboard contraptions they can come up with. And this month they created the perfect snowboarding multi-tool for those who like to get away from it all. Read More >>


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