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Ammo Debate: 9mm Versus .40

The extinction of the .40 S&W is anything but imminent. It remains a popular cartridge, and it’s proven itself in many police shootings. Many law …

‘Banned From Pride For Being a Gay Libertarian’: Right to Marry Clashes With Right to Carry at Gay Pride Event

The right to marry clashed with the right to carry over the weekend in Olympia, Washington, when members of the state’s Libertarian Party were barred from a gay pride event because of their support for the Second Amendment.<p>Last weekend marked the 25th anniversary of the Capital City Pride festival …

LGBTQI

Handgun Shooting Tips And Techniques Used By The Pros

<i>While most people, and subsequently most programs, focus on the shooting facet of gun training, there is actually much more to the subject. Just as</i> …

Homemade Toothpaste Is Effective & Simple to Make

Homemade Toothpaste: A Simple Recipe<b>Why make your own toothpaste?</b>It saves money, gives you a feeling of accomplishment, and allows you to leave out …

Alternative Medicine

13 Uses For Baking Soda Any Survivalist Should Know

<b>Please Share This Page:</b><p>Baking soda has so many more purposes in an emergency situation than you might think. In fact, it’s every survivalist’s dream …

The Truth About NFA Inspection: Forfeiting 4th Amendment Rights

It seems like every post about an NFA firearm — whether SBR, silencer, etc — is followed by comments along the lines of “owning an NFA item isn’t …

How to Do a Kettlebell Swing | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Pavel Tsatsouline.</i><p>The kettlebell swing is the Russian army knife of exercises. What else do you call an …

Workouts

5-Minute, 5 Move Total Body Workout

Firm your abs, legs, butt and more with these pumped-up planks.<p><b>What:</b> Plank. But better than plain plank. Trainer David Kirsch adds moves so you …

Smith and Wesson M&P 22 Compact Pistol Review

Aikido: An Additional Layer of Self-Defense Training | USCCA

About eleven years ago, my husband started Aikido training, and he loved to use me for practice. I’d willingly stand in as <i>uke</i> (AKA “the one who takes …

Smith & Wesson® Expands M&P® Series with New M&P®22 Compact Pistol

<i>GunUp the Magazine will have an exclusive first look at the M&P22 Compact in the September issue, available August 20th on iPad, iPhone and Android.</i> …

Wilderness Survival Cell Phone | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Creek Stewart</i>.<p>Last week we talked about the many survival uses of the tampon. But unless he specifically …

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 …

How to Bald Gracefully: Tips and Hairstyles for Balding Men | The Art of Manliness

You’re noticing more hair in your sink and in your shower. But for awhile you ignore it. Then one day you’re staring at your ugly mug in the mirror, …

How to Tie 7 Basic Knots | The Art of Manliness

For centuries, knotsmanship has been passed down from generation to generation. It’s an essential skill whether a man desires to hit the high seas or …

BREAKING: Hillary Clinton Calls Gun Rights Advocates Terrorists, Calls for "Assault Weapons" Ban

Speaking at CNN’s town hall meeting tonight, presidential candidate Hillary Clinton lambasted American gun right advocates. “We cannot let a minority …

15-Minute Morning Workout Routine | The Art of Manliness

Adrian Peter Schmidt was born in the Alsace-Lorraine region of what is now France in 1872. His genetics and circumstances did not point to a future …

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Self Defense

7 Tips to Survive Cold-Weather Camping

Winter camping can be fun, but it can also be just plain cold. Plan ahead to make your cold-weather camping trip comfortable and memorable.<p>It's cold. It's snowing. And it's a great time for a camping trip.<p>The moon makes the snow-draped forest glow, and the retreat of the summertime campers means …

Camping

6 Trees Every Survivalist Should Know | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This guest post by Creek Stewart first appeared at willowhavenoutdoor.com</i>.<p>“Living in the open in this way, and making friends of the …

How to Tie a Shemagh/Keffiyeh | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Creek Stewart of Willow Haven Outdoor.</i><p>The shemagh (pronounced “schmog”) – also called a keffiyeh and ghutrah …

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Survival Instincts

Gangs WILL Rule The Cities

Here is one possible outcome for those living in the cities following a full-on SHTF collapse: After TSHTF, Gangs may become the Number One problem …

When to shoot in self-defense not always easy to discern

In less than a second, could you tell the difference between a handgun and a cell phone in the hand of an angry, aggressive person coming towards you?<p>…

Self Defense

Tactical

Can handloading for AR-15 — and AR-10 — rifles achieve accuracy that matches modern bolt-actions?<p>Improved accuracy can be a simple as a few …

11 All-Natural, Instant Energy Boosters

Featured Jeep: 1984 CJ-8 Scrambler

<b>From Mike in Bowmanville, ON Canada</b> – <i>“I love my Jeep because I can wheel it hard all day and drive it all day on the street. She’s not a trailer</i> …