Practice the art of surviving

by Creek Stewart -- "Don't give up the ship. Fight her till she sinks." – Captain James Lawrence, US Navy, 1813 For Christmas last year I received a gift from a friend more…

You can be prey … or you can be predator

by Creek Stewart -- In nature, animals are born with a certain destiny: They are either predators or prey. A caribou cannot choose to hunt the wolf, and a shark cannot choose more…

What not to do when you're lost

by Creek Stewart -- A recent television trailer promoting the Hollywood blockbuster remake of the famous "Hansel and Gretel" fairytale has reminded me of a very simple but important survival strategy if more…

Good luck tracking this, Big Brother!

by Creek Stewart -- "Everything you say can and will be used against you in the court of law" – this popular phrase suddenly has a whole new meaning as reports confirm more…

Guiding light for EMP, storm disasters

by Creek Stewart -- It's impossible to be perfectly prepared for an imperfect world. Sometimes you just have to go MacGyver and solve common problems by using the resources you have on more…

Choose your weapon! Your life depends on it

by Creek Stewart -- Because of my profession (survival instructor and author), people often ask me, "What is the best survival knife?" Rather than recommend a specific knife, I typically choose to more…

Will you survive when the lights go out?

by Creek Stewart -- I've gotten several e-mails recently from readers asking my thoughts about the probability and consequences of an electromagnetic pulse, or EMP, attack. In order to understand how this more…

5 strategies to survive
government incompetence

by Creek Stewart -- "Incompetent" is the best word I can think of when describing our morbidly obese government. In general, a bunch of career politicians with no substantial business experience (few more…