Does wasp spray work for self defense? Watch the video below and find out. There’s a myth going around that needs to be addressed. You’ve probably seen it on Facebook or maybe another survival website by now. Survival forums and email chain letters all over suggest packing a can of wasp spray in your BOB or home for […]
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Start a fire with a stick of gum and a flashlight battery using this simple hack. Most of us (with the exception of the true bushcraft kings) take batteries with us on a trip in the woods, usually in our flashlights. With this simple tactic shown below, you now have another legitimate use for those batteries, and it doesn’t involve […]
Build a no-dig smokeless campfire that requires no tools and takes only seconds. Better than a dakota fire pit, this method is nearly foolproof. If you’re like me no matter what you seem to do with your campfire, and no matter what direction the wind is blowing, the smoke always seems to follow you around the fire […]
In the Art Of The Tactical Carbine DVD the guys from Magpul Dynamics show you how the carbine is actually used in combat. With their experienced instructions and unique point of view you will quickly realized The AR-15 is more like a roman short sword than a rifle. Widely considered one of the best instructional DVD ever made on any subject, you […]
What would you do if you had no house payment and no monthly utility bills? Well this guy is living the dream. Here’s a short introduction to simple solar homesteading that provides information on how to find cheap land, build an inexpensive home, and use solar power to eliminate monthly utility bills. While he doesn’t get into […]
So, you’ve thought about living off the grid and you’re wondering if it is right for you. By now you know that it means no more utility bills and generating all of your own power and water (and maybe even food and other necessary living supplies), but what’s really involved in that? It isn’t as easy […]
Make this easy DIY mouse trap, learn how to use rat traps to catch just about anything (even birds!), and find out what baits are best for various animals. Editor’s Note: This post was featured by Bob Vila at BobVila.com! Mouse traps are one of the most overlooked but essential survival tools. Maybe it’s so overlooked because no one really […]