David Emerson

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How to Make a Hobo Stove | The Art of Manliness

The humble hobo stove traces its origins back to the Great Depression. No. 10 tin cans had become a standard package of food stuffs like coffee and …

Camping

What I’ve Learned from Shooting at Night on the Alps

The night has fallen. I am alone, on top of a mountain, at an altitude of 3,000 meters (~9,800 feet). Fog is floating along through the valleys …

Landscape Photography

How to declutter your tech and gadgets

<b>Technology is always progressing, which means many households are constantly acquiring new gadgets as older devices become obsolete.</b><p>While we're often …

Minimalism

ICELAND PART 2: THE HIGHLANDS

In a country of truly beautiful landscapes, the interior highlands of Iceland offers perhaps the most stunning scenery in the country. Surrounded by …

Hiking

14 Even MORE Make-Ahead Camping Recipes

Planning a camping trip? If you’re new to the game, remember that fireside nosh goes WAY beyond s’mores and hot dogs. You need substantial food that’s going to fuel you, and that can take some planning! But don’t fret. Snacks like energizing bliss balls and hearty camping meals are easy to prep and …

How to set up a Nest thermostat in the UK

The Nest thermostat is so smart, it knows your house better than you do. You can adjust it remotely, teaching it your temperature preferences over time. Once it learns, it can even help you save energy. Sounds convenient, right? It is, but you have to install the thing first.<p>Installation is a …

16 places to visit in Britain’s National Parks

<b>This week is all about celebrating Britain’s National Parks.</b><p>While tens of thousands of Britain head overseas for their summer holidays, there are …

OxygenOS + OnePlus 6: Top 10 features you need to know

OxygenOS is one of the best implementations of Android currently available. Instead of offering a heavily customized interface like its Chinese …

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area, Texas

<b>Location</b> <br>Enchanted Rock is an enormous, 640-acre pink granite dome located between Llano and Fredericksburg in the Hill Country of central Texas, …

Hiking

10-in-1 Emergency Survival Gear Kit

Keep an ace up your sleeve in the event the unthinkable occurs by packing this 10-in-1 emergency survival gear kit. This compact kit houses a …

Flint

A Desert Escape to a Renowned Texas Town

Marfa, the small West Texas town, is known for its ties to minimalist artist Donald Judd’s work, but its most masterful attractions are nature-made<p>IF YOU CALLED Marfa “Nowheresville,” you’d be right, to a degree. The town of fewer than 2,000 people in far west Texas has one stoplight, erratic cell …

Art

Where land meets sea: 6 phenomenal coastal hikes around the world

LITTLE BEATS HIKING ON THE COAST — the crashing of the water, the often dramatic rise of the land, the feeling of adventure. Following a path through …

How To Make A Survival Bow In A Few Steps

You can never be too prepared for an emergency situation. However, it is in such cases that you wish you had some survival skills on your fingertips. …

The Cure for Uncertain Times: Build a Badass Bug Out Bag

<b>The Chinese have a curse: “May you live in interesting times.”</b><p>Welcome to interesting times!<p>Whether it is Trump spamming executive orders and causing …

Survivalism

Making The Cut: 15 Best Pocket Knife Brands

We cannot stress enough that every man should have, carry, and use a pocket knife. Literally as often as legally permissible and reasonable it is to …

The New Rules for Buying a Multitool

Way back in 1980, a young engineer named Tim Leatherman came up with the idea for a pair of pliers you could easily carry in your pocket. Three years later, his Pocket Survival Tool hit the market. Priced at $25, it carried a dozen tools, including the now-definitive needle-nose pliers. You could …

A Guide to the National Parks of Texas

<i>This article originally appeared on Travel + Leisure</i><p>If you’ve never driven through Texas—especially west on Interstate 10 from Austin to Marfa—you're …

The Best Types of Wood and Tinder for Starting a Friction Fire

Few survival skills frustrate a person like bow and drill fire starting. After a couple of crushing failures, most people are ready to write off the …

Woodworking

Photo Essay: Earning Enlightenment at 15,000 Feet

The Inca Trail is the popular route into Machu Picchu, the famed 15th century Inca citadel hidden deep in the Peruvian Andes. Yes you can take a …

Top 10 national parks in California

California has an array of incredible national parks from snow-capped mountains to sparkling shorelines, volcanoes to desert there is no end to its …

National Parks

CLC Teardrop Trailer Kit

Save thousands of dollars by buying this teardrop kit ($2,000) with materials included from boat-builder CLC and assembling it yourself. It comes together to create a trailer big enough to sleep two and the rear opens to create a small kitchen space.<p>Filed To: Autos / Gear / Car Camping

How to install Kodi on a Raspberry Pi

Kodi is a great way to make your TV smart. It's the continuation of XBMC, a free and open-source application that is a great media player and …

Etcher Is the Easiest Way to Make a Raspberry Pi SD Card

Windows/Mac/Linux: While it’s gotten easier over the years to make a Raspberry Pi SD card, it’s still a little confusing for people new to the idea …

When and How to Self-Rescue In Wilderness Survival Emergencies

Normally you should stay put in a survival scenario: maybe light a big fire in a prominent place, and wait for the search and rescue chopper to …

A Step-by-Step Guideline for Long Exposure Landscape Photography

When you see a long exposure image like the one above, what first comes to mind is probably how beautiful it is. Unlike a traditional image, a long …

The 20 best destinations to visit in 2017

From the charms of Chile to glorious Granada and the beaches of Bermuda, our experts select the 20 best destinations to visit in the coming months.<p>1. Chile<p>If Brazil owned South American travel last year, Chile takes over for 2017. Slowly, methodically, the continent’s most overlooked wonderland has …

Here's what's inside the modern explorer’s survival kit

Because phone apps can only do so much<p>Who needs a survival kit? You have a phone. Compass. Flashlight. Maps. Translator. Classic tools of exploration, all there under your uncalloused thumb. But your phone is not a rain poncho or a power bar. It’s time to think like a modern explorer, one as …