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Dirtbag Diaries: The Dirty Devil

<b>STORY AND PHOTOS BY WEST HOWLAND</b><p>The message read, "The Dirty Devil's up to 3,000, is anybody getting on it?" Immediately, my first response was to …

5 Plants you can grow that will repel mosquitoes from your house.

Mosquitoes are a menance and insecticide might not be doing the job for you. How do you get rid of these pests naturally? Well, if you have a green …

Mosquitoes

Plant These Plants Once & Harvest The Rewards For Years...

Year after year we start seeds, till the ground, plant, weed, harvest, then tear it all out at the end of the season. It’s a lot of work, no doubt. …

Gear Review: Wingman Outfitter System

You gotta love these guys. The first iteration of what would become the Wingman Outfitter was a slightly cockamamie, Huck Finn rig made of 2"x4"s …

Bugging Out in the Boundary Waters: 6 Tips to Beat the Bugs

<i>The Cooke Custom Sewing Lean lets in a nice breeze but keeps the insects out. There is even room for the dog to escape the bugs.</i><p><b>STORY BY AMY FREEMAN</b> …

Donald Trump Thinks Crime Is Out of Control, Hillary Clinton Thinks Gun Violence Is Growing. They're Both Wrong.

Remember that time that Republican presidential nominee talked about he was the "law and order" candidate who alone could take back the night from …

Road Bikes, Not Ritalin: How Cycling Could Help Kids with ADHD

Specialized bikes founder Mike Sinyard has suffered from ADHD since childhood. Cycling, however, always seemed to ease his inability to stay focused. From what he's noticed, it's also improved his son’s ADHD symptoms.<p>In the past few years, Sinyard has embarked on a quest to see if science can back …

Yukon’s Top 10 Paddling Trips

<b>Info:</b> http://yukonwild.com<p><b>Alsek/Tatshenshini:</b> The Alsek and Tatshenshini rivers are two of the Yukon's most iconic river trips. The Alsek meanders …

Site Planning for Your Survival Homestead

Written by R. Ann Parris on The Prepper Journal.A great deal can go into site planning for your survival homestead, even when the infrastructure is …

Why are so many of us over-sensitive?

When a gentle glow feels like a spotlight and everyday sounds hurt your ears, life can get anxious and painful. But, discovers Emma Young, there may …

How to Season (and Clean!) Your Cast Iron Skillet for Real

By Rochelle Bilow<p>Food sticking to your skillet? We thought so. Here's how to season cast iron right, once and for all.<p>No piece of kitchen equipment incites such feelings of fear and anxiety (but also love and obsession) as the cast iron pan. If you haven’t mastered the art of cooking with—and …

Cast Iron Skillet

A Navy SEAL's Secret To Feeling Calm & Alert Anytime, Anywhere

I learned during my SEAL training just how powerful mastery of the breath could be. I am confident that this one strategy led to my big success there …

Bushcraft: How to Start a Fire with Flint and Steel

Fire is so basic, so fundamental to the human experience that it's hard to imagine anything more transformative. This is especially true for those …

Farewell to Jack English, A True Craftsman Who Built a Good Life in the Wilderness

‘Ventana Jack’ was a remarkable carpenter, father, husband, hunter, and fisherman who thrived in the backwoods of California. We honor his passing by …

What To Expect When You're Expecting The Collapse Of Society As We Know It

<b>Outside of Houston</b> in late August, the weather’s been doing that early-morning Texas thunderstorm thing for an hour: the sort of rain that feels like a Texan god has ripped a seam in the heavens. Cars are hydroplaning all over; even with the windshield wipers at the highest setting, the world …

ADHD Is Fuel for Adventure

By second grade, it was clear that while Zack Smith could sit in a chair, he had no intention of staying in it. He was disruptive in class, spoke in a loud voice, and had a hard time taking turns with others. His parents fed him a ­series of medications for attention-deficit hyper­activity …

Seven Tips From William Faulkner on How to Write Fiction

"The young writer would be a fool to follow a theory," said the Nobel Prize-winning author William Faulkner in his 1958 <i>Paris Review</i> interview. "Teach …

Short Film: ‘Listen To The River’

In this short from Wild Confluence Films, six friends float through Montana’s Bob Marshall wilderness in packrafts. During their river trip on the …

DIY

Scroll down for video.<p>Natural comb: You want it, your bees want it too! What’s a good way to go about helping your bees to draw natural comb? Most …

Woodworking

Cliff Jacobson Unfiltered

<b>By Larry Rice</b><p>At 5'-5" and 129 pounds soaking wet, with graying, dark brown hair and hazel eyes magnified by thick bi�'focal glasses, Cliff Jacobson …

Make Your Own Lumber With a Chainsaw Mill

Are you also in love with lumber and wished you had the possibility of making a log cabin without any costs? If you own some forested land and a …

6 Steps To Going Off-Grid Without The Culture Shock

Image source: WNCGBC.org<p>Living off the grid with a significant degree of self-sufficiency appeals to many of us. I have numerous friends who have …

Best States for Gun Owners 2015

Our founders’ experiment in self-government gave us the gift of Federalism, where states unite under a centralized governing authority while honoring …

Build A $3,000 Dream Cabin

There I was, in the middle of a small meadow, standing almost waist deep in the wet snow of early spring, high in the Southern Rockies. Can you be …

Nick Offerman's 6 favorite books

<b>Our Only World</b> by Wendell Berry (Counterpoint, $24). I urge you to read all of Wendell Berry's books — fiction, essays, and poetry — but this latest …

Books

11 Reasons to Keep Backyard Chickens - Urban Farm

Need a good reason to bite the bullet and build the backyard coop? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered.<p>By Deborah Niemann<p>It seems like everyone these …

Build your firewood storage shed to stand the test of time

To do its job well, a firewood storage shed has to not only shelter your stacks of cordwood from the rain and snow coming from above and driven …

EPA plans temporary pesticide restrictions while bees feed

WASHINGTON (AP) — If honeybees are busy pollinating large, blooming croplands, farmers wanting to spray toxic pesticides will soon have to buzz off, …

Build an Adjustable Bottle Cutter for 30-Second Clean Cuts

One of the most popular videos we’ve ever shared on <i>Make:</i> (see below) is of Dan Rojas demonstrating how to cut a wine/beer bottle very cleanly using only a light score line and hot and cold water to stress the score and separate the glass. In that video, he uses a conventional glass cutting jig, …

Neonicotinoid Insecticides Cause Brain Impairment in Bees

<b>By Dr. Becker</b><p>A new study confirms that neonicotinoid insecticides cause brain impairment in bumblebees, resulting in poor functioning of their …