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Container Gardening: Learning How to Grow a Survival Garden

Learn what you need to start growing your own self-reliant survival garden, even if you live in an urban environment...

8 Benefits of Donating Blood That You May Not Know About

Feel guilty about drinking a beer or two? Don’t. Contrary to what you might expect, <i>moderate beer consumption</i> is actually good for you. Science has …

Holistic Medicine

How To Build a Roaring Campfire | The Art of Manliness

There is a primal link between man and fire. For ancient man, fire provided warmth, protection from wild animals, light in the dark wilderness, and a …

How to Throw a Dynamite Straight Punch: An Illustrated Guide | The Art of Manliness

The straight punch is an effective blow to deal a fighting opponent. John L. Sullivan is on deck today to show you how to deliver this punch with …

3 Ways to Escape Zip Ties: An Illustrated Guide | The Art of Manliness

Zip ties are increasingly being used to restrain innocent folks in home invasion and kidnapping scenarios. With a quick Google search, you’ll see a …

6 Foods to Cook on a Stick | The Art of Manliness

One of the easiest ways to streamline your camping trips (and thus make them more frequent) is to eat meals that don’t require any cookware, …

The Best Way to Get Dressed | The Art of Manliness

If you were suddenly awoken in the middle of the night and needed to go outside to fight off a threat or evacuate from your home, in what order would …

Swimming to Survive: Tips from 1944 US War Manual | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: In 1944, the US War Department published FM 21-22, a manual on military watermanship. The manual covers everything a man needs to know</i> …

Swimming

Ocean Survival: Living Aboard a Life Craft | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: In 1944, the US War Department published FM 21-22, a manual on military watermanship. The manual covers everything a man needs to know</i> …

North Pole

How to Make a Grass Whistle | The Art of Manliness

<i>An essential part of being an awesome uncle is having a repertoire of tricks and jokes that will amaze your nieces and nephews, and crack them up. So</i> …

Mosquitoes

The 5 Fastest Ways To Find Water In The Wilderness

Image source: joshmcculloch.photoshelter.com/<p>We all know that we need water to survive. Perhaps we even buy elaborate water purification systems or …

Survival Techniques: Tips and Tricks to Constantly Improve Your Situation

3 of 3 in the series Survival Techniques<p>Survival Techniques<p>Survival Techniques: Learning to Observe, Adapt and Overcome<br>• Survival Techniques: Building …

Rest and Recovery

You wake up in the middle of the night, relieved it's only 3 a.m. and that you still have a few hours of solid shuteye before you clip into your pedals. Only, you can't fall back to sleep. You toss and turn and check your phone, watching your glorious morning miles turn into a sluggish slog with …

Primal Health: Overcoming Human Captivity | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Jonathan Mead.</i><p>The average man’s life in modern times is not that different from a wild animal in a zoo.<p>Sure, …

Exercise

How To Make a Citizen's Arrest | The Art of Manliness

I think we’ve all thought about it at one time or another. What would you do if you saw someone commit a crime? Would you call the police and let …

6 Trees Every Survivalist Should Know | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This guest post by Creek Stewart first appeared at willowhavenoutdoor.com</i>.<p>“Living in the open in this way, and making friends of the …

How to Survive an Avalanche | The Art of Manliness

Last year, 25 people were killed by avalanches in the United States. The number may not sound like much, but that’s 23 more than were killed by …

How to Climb a Rope Like a Navy SEAL | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This post was written by Bryan Black and originally ran on ITS Tactical.</i><p>So why should you climb rope? First of all, if you’re not …

How to Survive Falling Through the Ice: An Illustrated Guide | The Art of Manliness

If you live in a place where snowy and icy winters are the norm, you know the dangers of falling through the ice. And this guide is especially …

How to Develop Situational Awareness | The Art of Manliness

There’s a scene at the beginning of <i>The Bourne Identity</i> where the film’s protagonist is sitting in a diner, trying to figure out who he is and why he …

How to Roast Meat on a Spit | The Art of Manliness

The practice of spit-roasting meat over an open fire goes back for at least 8,000 years, and probably much further than that. It’s cooking at its …

BBQ

How to Make a Torch Like Indiana Jones: An Illustrated Guide | The Art of Manliness

Whether navigating the woods in a survival situation or hunting for treasure deep in the tunnels of an ancient temple, knowing how to make a torch …

How to Survive a Dog Attack | The Art of Manliness

When I lived in Tijuana, Mexico fending off “<i>roñosos</i>” (mangy) stray dogs was a daily battle. Most of the time they were all bark and no bite. Just …

How to Whistle With Your Fingers | The Art of Manliness

Ever since I was a kid, I’ve wanted to know how to give a commanding whistle with my fingers in my mouth. You know. The kind you see people give in …