Would you eat bugs to survive starvation?

by Creek Stewart -- We've all watched the scenes on survival television shows when the host chomps into the most disgusting bloated white grub for the sake of "survival." Most of Western more…

Extreme thirst, extreme measures

by Creek Stewart -- Can I drink my own urine to survive? We've all heard the survival stories of people stranded without water who have made the decision to drink their own more…

The day America needs gas masks

by Creek Stewart -- The driving plot behind some of our best-selling post-apocalyptic fiction novels in America is a looming reality for many people and nations in the world. As droves of more…

Have you got a 'plan B' for the days ahead?

by Creek Stewart -- The promise of employment for those who go to college and get a degree doesn't have the allure that it did several years ago. For several generations now, more…

Boy Scout up! Your life could depend on it

by Creek Stewart -- White birch (paper birch) White birch is easy to identify with its distinctive, white, papery bark. The sycamore tree also has white bark, but it does not sluff more…

Dear Lord, help me be like my knife

by Creek Stewart -- Thank you, Lord, for giving me my survival knife. It's one of my most prized possessions. Sometimes, life can be so distracting, and it's easy for me to more…

Just let 'em try to take my bow away

by Creek Stewart -- I am a big fan of the bow and arrow for many reasons. Anyone who has an interest in primitive survival skills or modern urban survival should seriously more…

When facing facts can save your life

by Creek Stewart -- At most of my survival courses, I ask the group if anyone has ever been in a life-or-death survival scenario. From hunkering down in fox holes fighting terrorists more…