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How to Start a Fire: Make Char Cloth | The Art of Manliness

To make a spark that can light a fire, all you need is flint, tinder, and some good old fashioned friction. It’s a fire-making method that’s been …

5 Houseplants You Can’t Kill

Bring the outdoors indoors to reduce stress, boost your mood, and improve productivity.<p><i>"My fake plants died because I did not pretend to water them." —Mitch Hedberg</i><p>Let’s face it: keeping houseplants alive (real or, in Mitch Hedberg's case, fake) isn’t always easy. After your second or third plant …

Plants

Here are 300 free Ivy League university courses you can take online right now

The eight Ivy League schools are among the most prestigious colleges in the world. They include Brown, Harvard, Cornell, Princeton, Dartmouth, Yale, and Columbia universities, and the University of Pennsylvania.<p>All eight schools place in the top fifteen of the US News and World Report 2017 national …

Online Education

Top 25 Survival Skills to Know & Why

David March 25, 2016 Basics, Wilderness Survival<p>I’m a firm believer in the following saying: “<i>It’s better to know something and not need to use it</i> …

Weather

Coconut Date Bars Recipe

"The on-the-go, travel-light snack bar. Derived from a famous raw food bar and the ultimate in 'foodie!' This is a great snack for the active …

34 Healthy Energy Bars You Can Make at Home

Everyone loves a great bar. In this case, we're talking about the kind you can pack as a perfectly portable meal or snack (though we love bars with …

Breakfast

43 Embarrassing Grammar Mistakes Even Smart People Make

Like it or not, words, spelling, and punctuation can leave a lasting impression on others. But even the most educated people often unknowingly make these common flubs.<p>When someone uses grammar incorrectly do you make an assumption about his or her intelligence or education? Like it or not, words, …

PRESS RELEASE: SB Tactical™ Announces Reversal of ATF Open Letter on the Use of SB Tactical Pistol Stabilizing Braces® | SB Tactical

Saint Petersburg, Fla. (April, 25, 2017) – SB Tactical™, inventors and manufacturers of the Pistol Stabilizing Brace®, is excited to announce that …

Ultimate Handheld Radio Communication Guide: What to Look For

My previous article on radio communication was a primer that went into detail about why you’d want to learn about radios, the way they operate and …

Nat Geo’s New Website Lets You Print Topo Maps — for Free

Those giant maps gathering dust in the corner of your favorite outdoor store have finally been brought into the 21st century. <i>National Geographic</i>‘s …

Maps

Backpacking Gear List Template + 3-season Checklist

A backpacking gear list template + checklist, with sample selections (green columns) as an example.As part of the Planning Curriculum for my guided …

How to Make a Paracord Wilderness Survival Bracelet

A Paracord Bracelet has Many Survival Uses<p>This article will show you easy step-by-step instructions for how to make a paracord wilderness survival …

Make A Fire Starter From A Lemon In 6 Easy Steps

http://diply.com/article/make-fire-from-a-lemon-diy<p>article<p>Did you know a lemon could do this?<p>Diply

Rifling 101: Understanding Twist Rate Basics

One key characteristic that you’ll typically see associated with rifle and handgun barrels is their twist rate. But what exactly is twist rate (hint: …

Smith & Wesson

How To Get Your HAM Radio License In 7 Days

The HAM Radio license, it seems, is one of the biggest prepping mysteries. Communications will be very important in <i>any disaster,</i> be it a local …

How to Make a Solar Still - DIY

<i>With high energy costs and a warming planet that needs cleaner fuel sources, the time has never been better to get involved with solar energy.</i> DIY …

26 Google Maps Tricks You Need to Try

The mapping product that can do everything can actually do a whole lot more.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate …

Learn How to Tie 12 Useful Knots with This Visual Guide

If the only knot you know involves tying your shoes, then this infographic provides clear, step-by-step instructions on tying some of the most useful …

survival-superstore

6 Trees Every Survivalist Should Know & Why

Now is a good time to go out and flag the following six trees before the leaves drop (except the pine). Revisit them in the winter and learn how to …

Bushcraft – Pine needles and pine cones

http://www.woodlands.co.uk/ The pine tree has a lot to offer the bushcraft enthusiast from a source of vitamin C to a colander! In the first of 3 …

Bushcraft

How to Tell the Temperature By Listening to Crickets - The Camping Page

If you’re out in the wilderness without a thermometer and you want to know the temperature, there’s a natural way to check. Find yourself a cricket. …

The Incredible and Edible Pine Tree - Preparing for shtf

<b>Plant a Pine Tree Because Someday It May Save Your Life</b><p>The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and the Missouri Botanical Garden accept 175 names of pines …

Native Americans

Homemade Pine Needle Cough Syrup Recipe

Whether you’re suffering from a common cold, seasonal allergies or a more serious illness, such as pneumonia or bronchitis, the need for immediate …

Cattails - A Survival Dinner

Cattails have many edible parts, top to bottom. Photo by Green Deane<p>Cattails: Swamp Supermarket<p>The United States almost won WWII with cattails.<p>No …

How to Cultivate Your Own Yeast

Wheat berries tend to be a large part of most peoples’ food storage plans, with the assumption that the wheat will become bread. Wheat is an …

Baking

DIY Solar Garden Light Hack - Solar Battery Charger