Blaine Halldorson

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10 Best Islands to Live On for Starting Over

You want isolation? You want to punch the reset button? These are the places to go for the most farflung fantasies. You won’t be coming back for long …

5 Tips for Moving to an Island

Three years ago my wife and I moved to Bali for a mild climate and milder pace. What we didn’t expect were the cultural quirks. Every island has …

Top 20 Best Islands to Live On

The <i>Islands</i> team has surveyed expats, researched the costs, and made scouting trips to the world's most enticing islands. The result: Our 20 best …

How To Make A Ghillie Suit From Scratch

A ghillie suit is something I have been meaning to buy forever.<p>When it comes to camouflage for hunting or sneaking up on people, there isn’t much …

14 DIY Badass Weapons That Can Save Your Life When SHTF

If we’re making badass weapons, we want it to have a certain degree of flair, right? But when SHTF and your resources are scarce and need a way to …

17 Wicked Ways to Start a Fire

Unconventional Fire Starting Techniques<p>We all know the conventional ways to start a fire. A little lighter fluid, a handful of tinder, some flint, a …

Survival Rules of Three - How Long Could You Last?

It is easy to forget what is truly important when it comes to preparedness. With the huge amounts of gear, tips, tricks, and projects available to …

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In-the-know insiders are dumping stocks

A previous version of this story, published on March 14, incorrectly described the factors that the Vickers Weekly Insider Report takes into account …

Tips on How To Stay Hydrated In The Wild

Accidentally finding yourself stranded or lost in the wild is both a scary thought and a highly possible scenario. No matter how experienced you are, …

How to Make a Glow Stick | Instructions DIY Projects Craft Ideas & How To’s for Home Decor with Videos

How to Make a DIY Glow Stick | Instructions<p>This DIY glow stick is a great project to do with the kids! It’s quick, easy and can be adapted to …

How To Choose The Best Name For Your Company

Choosing your company’s name can be excruciating. This one decision will have significant branding consequences for years. After all, it’s your organization’s entire story, distilled down to one or two words.<p>Many business owners struggle to come up with just one viable name. Steve Cecil, on the …

36 Awesome Paracord Projects For Preppers

Are you looking for nifty paracord projects to keep you busy in your spare time? Our selection offers everything from paracord lanyards and belts to …

Self defense Knife Guide

Self defense is a universal concern, and being able to protect yourself is very important in your daily life.<p>Ways of going about this vary, and the …

Altoid Tin Survival Kit DIY

Fill your Altoid tin with these tiny survival tools to stay prepared no matter how little space you have!<p>Follow this DIY for easy assembly of this …

Emergency Preparedness Survival Skills & Gear Reviews

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Uses for a Survival Knife

No matter how prepared you are, it’s always good to know how to use your resources in the most effective ways possible.<p>A good survival knife can help …

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Who needs 100-foot scuba limits with this 1,000-foot exosuit?

Recreational divers must not go deeper than 100 feet, but this special suit, on display at the American Museum of Natural History, allows safe diving for hours.<p>As anyone who's ever been a recreational scuba diver knows, diving beyond a depth of 100 feet requires special training. So imagine being …

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