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Watch Chef Jacques Pépin Demonstrate 7 Mesmerizing Knife Techniques

Chef Jacques Pépin is a culinary legend. Take his master class in knife skills with this collection of how-to videos.<p><b>Chef Jacques Pépin</b>: This culinary master has done more to shape the way we eat today than we'll ever be able to quantify. His books and recipes are classics, but it's his cooking …

New York City

7 Yakitori Recipes to Make at Home

Get ready for some of the best chicken of your life.<p>In Japan, yakitori restaurants are casual, beer-soaked houses of worship for grilled, skewered …

7 Habits Of Parents Who Leave The Office At 5 P.M. Guilt-Free

Putting in late nights at the office doesn’t always mean you are working harder. Here’s how to structure your days to get everything done.<p>If you’re still at the office after 6 p.m., the problem probably isn’t your workload; you might not be working efficiently.<p>“It’s extremely difficult if not …

Learn How to Tie the Zip Tie-Like Constrictor Knot With This Video

Knots may seem like an old-fashioned skill to learn, but they can actually be really helpful in a lot of situations. This video will teach you how to …

How To Smoke a Brisket...Without a Smoker

Here’s your philosophy quiz for the day. If you smoke a brisket without wood, is it really smoked? That the existential idea the folks at Chef Steps …

Why Knot

<i>A Turk's knot.</i><p>Sitting in the airport, I watch as the Platinum, Gold, Tungsten, and Aluminum Club members are called to board the plane. I keep …

Threading

Build an AR-15: Choosing the Right Optic

• Facebook<br>• Google+<p>Whatever you do, don’t skimp on the optic. Your custom rifle is only as good as the optic on top.<p>THE SERIES<p><b>Part 1:</b> Build an AR-15: The …

Situational Awareness: How Cops And Special Ops Forces Observe And Detect Danger Before It Happens - And How You Can Too - Kindle edition by Chris Beck. Politics & Social Sciences Kindle eBooks @ Amazon.com.

Situational Awareness: How Cops And Special Ops Forces Observe And Detect Danger Before It Happens - And How You Can Too Kindle Edition<p>New from<p>Used …

25 hacks that will help you get through the airport as quickly and easily as possible

Flying can be stressful, expensive, and exhausting — but it doesn't have to be.<p>We've rounded up the best tricks to make your next trip through the airport as easy as possible.<p>S ign up for TSA PreCheck or Global Entry. The US Customs and Border protection pre-approval is basically a pre-flight …

Flying

Dress Up Your Ruger 10/22 Takedown Rifle

In 2012, Ruger introduced the Takedown version of its popular 10/22 semi-auto rifle. Not long after, the company added a threaded-barrel model to the …

ITS HQ Project: DIY AR-15 Rifle Builds

At ITS HQ, we like to keep busy both writing articles and developing new products, but we also work on a lot of fun stuff in our personal time. To …

Inside the Shop of the Last Great American Watchmaker

The greatest timepieces in the world come from Switzerland. And Amish country.<p>On the corner of a nondescript block in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, is a bank, or what used to be a bank. Now it is the home of Roland G. Murphy Watch Company, the country's only truly independent elite watchmaker. …

Watches

What If My Range Only Goes to 100 Yards?

So you want to be a rifleman and your range only goes to 100 yards? Been there. For a while, I lived too far away from ranges longer than 200 yards …

Travel the World With a Backpack | The Art of Manliness

All images taken by Dave Danzeiser.<p><i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post by David Danzeiser.</i><p>I hung up the phone with the travel agent. I had just …

​How To Sharpen Any Knife

A sharp knife isn't just sharper, it's a safer, more efficient, more precise tool. And, like most people, your knives are probably dull. Here's how …

AR15s are not finicky maintenance queens

A lot of people on the internet have this idea in their heads that AR15s are these finicky, maintenance queens that need to be constantly cleaned and …

My Appleseed Experience

Fredericksburg is a cute little Texas tourist town nestled in the heart of the Hill Country wine region. It’s not the kind of place you’d expect to …

Zeroing the Iron-Sights on Your AR-15 Rifle

Before you take your new AR-15 out for target practice or hunting, the first thing you will need to learn is how to zero in the iron-sights.

Hunting

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 …

Choosing a Survival Knife

Choosing a Survival Knife<p>by survival expert James Mandeville<p>Article completely revised November 2015<p>Warning — Familiarize yourself with local laws …

SHTF Blog

First of all we need to talk about the difference between a survival kit and a bug-out bag.<p>There are so many definitions and expectations today that …

Multi-tools

99 freakin' awesome ideas for your bug out bag

There are a lot of good articles with lists and other information out there to help you figure out what gear you should have, such as my previous …

Survivalism

5 Knots You Need to Know How to Tie at All Times

We’re doing something different today with our Knot of the Week series and taking a look at five knots that you should know how to tie at all times. …

Who Is Really Exploiting Children And Guns? - Bearing Arms - children, gun safety, media bias

Look at the video above, if you haven’t seen it. It’s incredibly rare, and not something you are likely to see again for generations… if ever.<p>This …