Oral Perkins

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Does Whiskey Need an Age Stamp to be Good?

One of the first indicators of quality a whiskey drinker looks for on a bottle is the spirit’s statement of age. The long-held belief is that the older the whiskey, the better—and the more expensive. Yet, there's an increasing presence of "No Age Statement" (NAS) whiskey hitting the market.<p>In the …

Gostak

GoStaks are a smart and sleek solution for portable nutrition. The fully-customizable, versatile storage system consists of a combination (your …

6 Clever Reasons Chap Stick Should Be In Your Survival Kit

Image source: ExpertPrepper<p>Every true survivalist and prepper has a survival kit at-hand, but very few will have this simple item in their kit: Chap …

Off-grid

How to Make Strike Anywhere Matches

Homemade Pontoon Boat<p>Homemade Roof Rack With Accessories<p>Build a Skateboard From Scrap Acrylic<p>Rockets Class<p>Okay, you know you can buy strike anywhere …

West Africa

DIY Rendering Fat & Making Soap

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure for more info...<p>By Jenny Jack – entry for our non-fiction writing contest.<p>In 2009, I …

Off-grid tiny home project crams all mod cons into a Matchbox

The roughly 7.5 x 19 ft (2.2 x 5.8 m) Matchbox has a flat roof with a slight two-degree pitch, which allows rainwater to run off into a gutter. Rain …

How To: Make Aspirin from a Willow Tree

In this article, I will be showing you how to make a crude form of aspirin from the bark of a willow tree. It is a great remedy for headaches, …

Blastmatch Fire Starter

Get a fire going no matter the conditions outside with a single flick of the Blastmatch Fire Starter. Designed for all weather use, this handy tool …

Use a Broken Metal Fork as a Quick Door Lock

The next time you're traveling and need an easy and portable door lock, try using a broken metal fork.<p>Of course, most places you'll stay already have …

Seek Thermal Camera

Seek is a new thermal camera for your smartphone that gives you the power to see the unseen, in both complete darkness and broad daylight. Seek makes …

Top Tip: How To Make A Pull Tab Guy-Line Tensioner | Year Zero Survival – Premium Survival Gear and Blog

How to make a simple, free, and highly effective guy line tensioner from an aluminum can pull tab. This handy little device makes setting up & …

Aluminum Cans

10 Free iPhone Apps for Camping

Sky View Free is really helpful for identifying stars and constellations. It uses the iPhone’s camera and overlay’s the names of the stars.<p>Also check …

Do You Have a GhostBlind for This Season? [PICS]

<i>The GhostBlind is a blind that uses mirrored panels to reflect the surrounding vegetation and landscape.</i><p>This blind has revolutionized the world of …

Build a $300 underground greenhouse for year-round gardening (Video)

<b>Can't afford a glass greenhouse? Check out how to build your own underground greenhouse for cheaper and for growing veggies 365 days a year, even in</b> …

Gardening

Hammock Camping 101: 5 Reasons Why You Should Switch From A Tent To A Hammock

“Think outside the tent.”<p>It’s a saying I’ve been using since Trek Light Gear began.<p>I grew up camping in a tent. So did just about every one of you …

Find your way using the Moon

<b>Latest News: My latest book,</b> <b>How to Read Water</b><b>, contains a full, but easy to understand explanation of how the moon influences tides and currents.</b><p>The …

Bushcraft Shelters: Camp Construction

Helinox Cot One

After a good day hiking, nothing is more appreciated than a good nights rest. Helinox are experts in lightweight outdoor adventure equipment, their …

Motoped Survival Bike

<b>For the last few years, ever since I test rode one,</b> actually, I’ve been dreaming about owning a Zero Motorcycles dirt bike, to get into places where …

Arcteryx Leaf Packs

Arc´teryx is a brand known for their high performance, technical apparel and equipment. Their roots are in climbing gear, but they felt the need to …

15 Beautiful Off-Grid Homes We’d Like to Live In

The idea of eschewing electricity, running water, and the white picket fence is a terrifying prospect for the average American. Based on the number …

Long Term Test: MSR Dragonfly Stove

Not too long ago while sorting through boxes of old backcountry gear in my basement, I came across a battered and dented MSR fuel bottle. I …

Backpacking

How to Tie a Shemagh/Keffiyeh | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Creek Stewart of Willow Haven Outdoor.</i><p>The shemagh (pronounced “schmog”) – also called a keffiyeh and ghutrah …

Henry U.S. Survival AR-7 Rifle

The trick with survival rifles is to actually have them when it comes time to do some survivin' — and that's hard to do with an oversized killing …

Telling Time with the Stars

Shop Now<p>In past generations, telling time by the stars was an essential part of life.<p>On the first Wednesday, God created lights in the heavens: the …

Baxter Base Camp X Cut-Throat Razor

When it comes to getting those pesky prickly hairs off your face, nothing beats a straight razor shave — but since we're talking about a huge, …

SpareOne Emergency Phone

Not so much emergency as in your smartphone's battery died in the middle of placing a midnight Dominoes order and you can't find your charger. More …

Spark Sleeping Bag

The Spark SPI minimal sleeping bag by Sea to Summit is ideal for adventurers that need to pack light. The Spark has changed adventure traveling …