Okay so last year we were busy when History's Alone began to air. Didn't get un-busy (thanks to our cross-continental move) until well after it finished airing. We caught up to Season 2 really late and didn't have time to publish an article about it, but this year, we're … [Read more...]
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Survival Gear: Affordable Quality Gear, Making Your Own Kit, & More
Second in my attempt to organize the articles we've published on this blog by topic (prepper stockpiles being first) is the subject of survival gear. In case you couldn't tell by browsing this site, we're huge gear junkies on this site - but that neither means we spend a … [Read more...]
History Buff? 15 Historical Knives Still in Production Today
If you're a history buff as well as an individual who also happens to be into knives, this article is for you. As should be apparent by the title, it's my goal to reveal many of the modern day instances where these two passions intersect. There are actually a considerable … [Read more...]
What Are the Best Knives for Hikers? Top Lightweight EDC Folders
I've touched on what are, in my opinion, the top (folding) lightweight knives on the market before when I published my list of the best EDC pocket knives. There are quite frankly some great featherweight folders out there that would be truly ideal for hikers to have on them … [Read more...]
For Outdoorsmen Dads: Outdoor Birthday & Father’s Day Gift Ideas
You may think that buying the perfect present for an outdoorsman is a hard cookie to crack, but whether or not you're wired in the same way, it's actually a lot easier to buy great gifts for the more outdoorsy types than it is to buy a present for the typical person. Why? … [Read more...]
93 Paracord Uses: How Many More Can You Think Of?
Paracord projects are more than just a fun way to pass the time. Paracord is one of the most versatile pieces of survival gear kit you can possibly own - so having it on you is a huge boon in case you ever get stuck in any sort of survival situation. And while rope can … [Read more...]
Cheap Survival Gear: Best You Can Buy for Under $25
Whether you're working on buffing up your survival gear stockpile on a budget, or you're just looking for some inexpensive survival stocking stuffer gifts to help celebrate the Christmas season, knowing which cheap survival gear is available and actually worth the dollars … [Read more...]
What Are the Best Spyderco Knives?
When I first started doing knife reviews, I did so many Spydercos you'd think that's pretty much all I owned. Truth be told, both Elise and I are Spyderco fanatics to the max, and while we do have a great deal of knives from other companies nowadays, we absolutely always … [Read more...]
How to Purify Contaminated Water
Let's dive to the reader question right off the bat today. Here's the question Alan asked us by email: Alan’s Water Purification Question I reside in a very agricultural area that also has some semi-large towns. The largest environmental issue here is agricultural … [Read more...]
Thoughts on Pre-made Emergency Preparedness Kits
This past spring, I received a series of questions from an intern over at the CBC, asking me if I'd be able to answer some questions with regards to how effective I felt emergency preparedness kits were for those in Canada. While the article never did seem to get past the … [Read more...]