Black powder brought us into the world of firearms, bombs and cannons.
In a survival situation, being able to make your own black powder might save your life.
With the invention of gun powder, mankind was empowered to hunt at longer distances for meat. He also was able to protect his family and country from aggressors whose swords and edged weapons could not reach him now.
In this modern day, the original black powder can be made right at home for a survival situation. With the ingredients mixed in the right proportions, as demonstrated in this video by Youtuber ExplosiveTV, you, too, can make your own in a pinch.
Remember: black powder is extremely dangerous. Any sparks, or even static electricity, can set it off and make a mess of you. We publish this as a survival educational video for an emergency. It is much safer to buy your own black powder at your local gun shop. Be careful out there, use your head, and stay safe.