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How to Make an Emergency Shelter in 5 Minutes or Less

Survival Sherpa <br>Survival Sherpa<p>Your footing gives way and you body is immersed in 45º water. The clock is ticking. Within 15 minutes, you’ll begin to …

Bushcraft

Titanium vs. Aluminum Cooksets

October 17, 2014 by Melanie Swick | 5 Comments<p>You have a few different options when choosing a cookset.<p>Choices like cast iron are great for the …

The Best Bloody Mary

This is the best Bloody Mary recipe because you make your own mix (which means you can customize it to your heart's content). And hey, don't forget the Guinness.<p>Ingredients<p>1 1/2 pounds plum tomatoes, coarsely chopped<p>1 large carrot, peeled, coarsely chopped<p>1 large golden beet, peeled, coarsely …

Food Preservation

Why Letting Go Of Old Relationships Is Essential To Open Your Heart To Love - The Open Mind

For as long as we are holding on to the idea of an old love, we remain attached to them energetically. Energy is something most people do not seem to …

How To Act Around Someone Who Was Just Diagnosed With Cancer

<i>This story originally appeared on xoJane.com.</i><p>I was diagnosed with thyroid cancer two years ago.<p>It was a confusing whirlwind where I felt more alive …

Chemo Can Make Food Taste Like Metal. Here's Help

Cancer patients often lose their appetite because chemotherapy can cause nausea. But it does something else to make food unappetizing – it changes the way things taste.<p>Hollye Jacobs was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2010, at the age of 39. As a nurse she expected the extreme nausea that often …

Kevin Swanson, Right-Wing Pastor: Gay Couples Should Be Told To Die On Their Wedding Day

Pastor and right-wing radio host Kevin Swanson has some choice words surrounding the closing of an Oregon bakery that rejected a lesbian couple's wedding cake job, and is offering advice for all Christians considering attending same-sex nuptials: hold up a sign informing the happy couple that they …

Mars One Puts Out the Call for Red Planet Experiments (and Ads)

The not-for-profit Mars One venture wants to send humans on one-way trips to Mars in the 2020s, but first it wants to send experimental packages to the Red Planet — potentially including the first interplanetary advertisements.<p>You could even put your company's name on the robotic lander that's …

Lockheed Martin

Newly discovered planet is the most Earth-like yet, scientists say

Astronomers from the University of New South Wales in Australia have discovered a new planet that could be the most similar to the Earth ever observed.<p>The planet, dubbed Gliese 832c, is about 16 lightyears away and about five times the size of Earth. Astronomers said the planet orbits a red giant …

Fleshlight Launchpad Lets You Have Sex With Your iPad (NSFW VIDEO)

Ever get the sense we're getting too attached to technology?<p>Masturbatory aid purveyor Fleshlight has released the Launchpad, an iPad case that allows a man to attach his Fleshlight directly to an iPad, so that he can simulate sex with whomever -- or whatever -- is on the screen.<p>That's right. While …

A Puncture-Proof Emergency Blanket That Folds Up Smaller Than a Wallet

There are some emergencies in life that don't leave you panicked. Like if you happen to stumble across a sunset at a gorgeous park and desperately …

Camping

This giant robot is designed to let you juggle cars (for real)

Ex-NASA engineer has a dream to let anyone control a robot that throws VW Beetles into the air<p>Science fiction is filled with giant robots that people can control like extensions of their own bodies. Dan Granett wants to build one for real, as <i>Gizmodo</i> originally reported. Granett, a former technician …

Build a Survival Library: A Digital Bug-Out Kindle | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Creek Stewart, Senior Instructor at the Willow Haven Outdoor School for Survival, Preparedness & Bushcraft.</i><p>A …

NPR Music's 50 Favorite Songs Of 2014 (So Far)

Songs announce themselves as essential in different ways. Some knock you off balance; some help you find your rhythm. Some insinuate themselves into your life slowly, until you can't imagine a time they didn't exist; some leap out of car windows, change the course of your week and then vanish.<p>The …

This underwater hotel is the future of lodging [pics]

Water Discus Underwater Hotel<p>Though still in its conceptual phase, Dubai's Water Discus Underwater Hotel sure is making some waves (!). It's slated …