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R.I.P. Mall-Based Retailers?

For the first time ever, a majority of spending this holiday season is expected to happen online rather than in physical stores, a new survey …

Hurricane Irma: ​Be ready for the next hurricane with a go bag

The 2017 hurricane season is predicted to be above normal in activity, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. This probably isn't a huge surprise after last year. The 2016 hurricane season was the most active since 2012 and included seven hurricanes and four major …

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Five map and compass skills every outdoorsman should master

How to master the art of finding your way home.<p><i>This story originally appeared on</i> fieldandstream.com.<p>In the movie Pirates of the Caribbean, as you may remember, Johnny Depp’s character, Capt. Jack Sparrow, navigates with a magic compass whose needle points toward the object of the heart’s desire. …

8 Common Mistakes of Wilderness Survival

1. No Shelter<p>This is a two fold mistake that will cost you your life in a Wilderness Survival Situation. The first fold of this mistake is not having …

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Wilderness Survival Skills Training – How to Use a Compass

If you love the outdoors and love to spend time exploring the woods, then it is wise to learn some basic wilderness survival skills. No one expects …

Layering Basics

When you step outdoors, the ancient art of layering becomes your smart-technology thermostat. This tried-and-true strategy lets you regulate comfort …

The 6 “Unbreakable Laws Of Survival” You Need To Know

There are 6 survival laws that all preppers need to know. Each and every person has their own needs and wants. There is no “single solution” that …

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Here Are The Albums You Absolutely Need To Hear This Month

Though January is traditionally a slow month for new music, 2017 decided to change all that. I feel like more great albums came out this month than have in a lot of other Januarys, and given the other uh, political changes that accompanied the new year, music continues to be the perfect escape when …

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Arcteryx Motus Crew SS Shirt<p>Hiking, mountaineering and trekking are physically demanding activities that require high-performance clothing which …

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 …

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How to Build a Self Feeding Fire - Upside Down Fire - Preparing for shtf

In this video YouTuber AlfieAesthetics demonstrates a technique for building a fire that will burn continuously and does not require any maintenance. …

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HOW TO – Tie the 10 most useful knots

Here’s a guide on how to tie 10 useful knots including –<p>Overhand Knot<br>• Figure-eight Know<br>• Reef (Square) Knot<br>• Sheet (Becket) Bend<br>• Carrick Bend<br>• Bowline<br>• Clove Hitch<br>• Timber Hitch<br>• Taut-line Hitch<br>• Sheepshank<p>How to Tie the 10 Most Useful Knots – [via] Link.<p>MAKE reader Bill notes that you should really check out …

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7 Things You Need To Know About Bushcraft

1. The Blade<p>The Cutting blade, the most important tool to the Bushcrafter. It is as important as the sword is to a warrior or teeth and claws are to …

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10 Camping Essentials Under $10 Each

Camping is a fun pastime for the entire family and a great way to spend time outside. Of course, buying gear can quickly get expensive. To help you …

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The Proper Way to Pack a Hiking Backpack

I fill my luggage the same way I fill my kitchen garbage. Mindlessly. The process goes something like this: I toss a bag onto my bed, grab a heap of …

5 Knots Every Hiker and Backpacker Should Know

Increase Your Backcountry Skills by Learning These Knots<p>The right knot can be a life saver when you run into the unexpected in the backcountry. So if …

Coiling Rope | How to Coil Rope (Unattached)

17 Camping Gear Fails You Never Want to Make Again

We've all done some stupid stuff while camping. Let's learn from our mistakes.<p><b>Not bringing warm enough clothes:</b> This is the number one mistake I see. Inevitably, someone has failed to realized that the mountains are colder than the city or that the desert can be, too. Or, they think, “45 degrees? I …

Top 10 Wild Camping Spots in the UK • Mountain and Co

A reblog from the Ellis Brigham blog<p>From coastal beaches to moorland plateaus, the UK has some amazing spots for wild camping. These hidden gems …

42 Ultralight Backpacking Tips: How to Shave Pack Weight

42 Ultralight Backpacking Tips: How to Shave Pack Weight<p><i>“On a long journey, even a straw weighs heavy.” - Spanish Proverb</i><p>Packing light is a revered …

Dress Right: 13 Essential Pieces For Backpacking

<i>Known for his monster-mile backpacking expeditions, including the Sea-To-Sea Trail, Great Western Loop, and a circumnavigation of Alaska, Andrew</i> …

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Wild Fires

When You Need an All-Night Burn…<p>BUILD A LONG-LOG FIRE<p>Sure, you can craft your log-cabin blaze and feed the fire all night long, but there is a …

How to Start a Fire with a Fire Plough

The sh*# has hit the fan and the power is out. Despite all warnings, you didn’t stock up on matches, lighters, or a flint. It’s getting cold outside, …

First Aid: Super Gluing Cuts, Imodium for Emergencies, & More

Thanks to Thomas’ knowledge of first aid, we’ve accumulated a fairly decent number of guides and tutorials related to medicine and basic first aid on …

Essential Knots: How to Tie the 20 Knots You Need to Know

Knot tying has always been one of those key outdoor skills that the inexperienced take for granted. The experienced outdoorsman, however, has had …

How to make people like you in 4 seconds or less

Are you hireable? Or dateable? How about friendable?<p>And while it's technically possible to reverse a bad first impression, it's not easy. So you'll want to put your best face forward.<p>To help you out on that front, we checked out "How to Make People Like You in 90 Seconds or Less" by speaker and …

16 things businesses hate about South Africa

The latest world competitiveness report by the World Economic Forum shows that South Africa ranks as having some of the safest financial institutions …

The 12 best space video games ever made

Most kids have wanted to go to space at some point, but becoming an astronaut is not for the weak of heart. Many of us instead end up living out our …