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This bamboo knife without tools is sharp enough to dress a small animal
This extract version of the outstanding all-grain “Skipjack” Belgian Saison is now ready for tasting.
This easy-prep energy bar provides protein, complex carbs, fiber, good fats, vitamins, and minerals, and it’s so delicious
This fitness program is so easy to live with, you’ll never give it up
Prepare for everything from a flat tire to Armageddon in seven steps
The Boker Magnum Lil Friend Micro neck knife is a high quality, supremely practical little cutter at a reasonable price, although you shouldn’t depend on it for self-defense.
Hilleberg’s Inner Mesh Tent provides a great modular option for camping in hot weather
Zip tie domes are a geodesic design using PVC struts, and a patented hub (also PVC) makes assembly quick and easy. It’s the best way to raise your own stupendous eggs.
A look at the full range of sizes in the ESEE fixed blade knives; the ESEE Izula 2, ESEE 3, ESEE 4, ESEE 5, and ESEE 6
We taste the Southern Style Chicken and Rice. It’s great for camping and hiking, and with a claimed 25 year shelf life, it’s also good for your emergency food stock.
Traditional South African biltong makes an excellent tool in your meat preservation toolbox
A look at suggested contents for your truck toolbox
Learn to find wild edibles and medicinals around your house
The Benchmade AFO 2 Automatic, though designed as a tactical knife, is an excellent choice for an EDC utility knife
With beef at an all-time high, you need to know this important tip for stretching your meat budget
A look at dehydrated meal packs from Good To Go, and a sneak peek at homemade bacon, pancetta, and bresaola
Here’s an inflatable, waterproof, compact, solar powered lantern for your backpack or bugout bag
Tips to get your vehicle ready for cold weather emergencies
Here’s a look at some clothing prototypes made from 100% wool US Army blankets
An auxiliary fuel tank can more than triple the range of your vehicle, and TheFuelbox.com has an excellent product line
American Sniper does something modern movies rarely do anymore; it presents us with a protagonist who has no doubts about the righteousness of his actions
Seven essential items for a good first aid kit
Three Year Old Hard Tack can be a challenge to eat, but it’s doable if you follow one simple rule
The ESEE 5 is feature-packed and extremely tough; it’s one of the best survival knives available anywhere
How to support a sprained ankle if you *must* keep moving
If your flashlight drops dead and you’re out of candles, you can make a lamp with a can of sardines in oil and a twig
Mixing your soapmaking ingredients and forming the soap.
Making your own soap might not save your life, but it will help you smell better after Doomsday.
The key to building an emergency shelter is knowing how to improvise. Whatever the situation, whatever materials you have, if you need shelter from the elements, you’ll have to make do.
In Part 2 of the Emergency Shelter series, you’ll learn the three main considerations in deciding where and how to build your shelter: Location, Situation, and Orientation.
Assessing the environment, climate, your physical condition, and materials on hand are the first steps in understanding your immediate emergency shelter needs
Stocking a Waypoint Cache for travel to your safe retreat.
Learn the difference between an Emergency Evacuation Cache and a Waypoint Cache, and how to stock them.
A basic approach to recovering your survival cache.
Select a good location for your survival cache and learn how to conceal it.
Easy firestarting techniques using common materials in case your butane lighter runs out of gas
How to prepare for security risks at amusement parks and other public events.
The Gamo Silent Cat air rifle is a viable tool in the preppers tool kit.
These beans stored for 15 years required extra cooking time to get tender, but turned out delicious.