Bushcraft 101: A Field Guide to the Art of Wilderness Survival is written by Dave Canterbury. Canterbury is a survival expert who has appeared on Discovery channels Duel Survival.
The book was published in 2014 and made The New York Times Best Seller list. Canterbury has also published Survivability for the Common Man in 2011, and Advanced Bushcraft in 2015.
Bushcraft 101 is a great book for beginners looking to learn Bushcraft. Bushcraft is about thriving within the natural setting, it's also about learning the skills and information required to survive. It embraces fire making, hunting, fishing, shelter-building, foraging, among others.
The Solarflower is an open source solar energy collector you can make easily using scrap materials. It is able to follow the sun using a non-electrical mechanism.
It can be made anywhere from common salvaged materials using basic tools, is portable, has no running costs or emissions, and can produce up to kilowatts of power.
The solorflower works by generating heat. The heat can be used do other things such as generating electricity, smokeless cooking, heating and purifying water, making charcoal, and anything else that heat could can be used for.
100 Deadly skills is the SEAL operative’s guide to Eluding Pursuers, Evading Capture, and Surviving any Dangerous Situation. Written by Navy SEAL Clint Emerson.
Called 100 Deadly Skills and written by a Navy SEAL you can expect to pickup some new skills that every prepper should know. While some may seem pretty extreme its still good to know what options you have to prepare for.
Using this Harris Benedict calculator will tell you your Basal metabolic rate (BMR) which is equivalent to the amount of energy (in the form of calories) that the body needs to function while resting for 24 hours.
You can use this calculator to figure out how many days your food storage will last you. remember this is how many calories you need a day while resting which means you will need more calories the more active you are.
Using the amount of calories you would burn in 24 hours and the calories in your food storage will tell you how long it will last.