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How to Survive The Collapse of Civilization: The Survivalist Guide

There is never a shortage of news about social collapse, chaos and all other uncertainties, so you can’t help but ask of ways on how to survive the …

Portland’s New Pipes Harvest Power From Drinking Water

Small turbines in the pipes spin in the flowing water, and send that energy into a generator.<p>“It’s pretty rare to find a new source of energy where …

Off the Grid Solar: Sustainable Energy Meets Sensible Design

One of the obstacles hindering the growth of solar power is that it is still connected to the grid. Because solar in some cases is connected to and …

Tent Small Candle Stove KP

Torque: DIY All Terrain Electric Longboard<p>Homemade Roof Rack With Accessories<p>Outdoor Table From Wood and Steel Tubing<p>Rockets Class<p>Neat concept, but I …

10 Dishes Every Beginner Cook Should Master

What's the best dish for a beginner cook to try? We asked star chefs from all over the country for their recommendations. Here’s what they had to say.<p>…

Leatherman Tread bracelet is the first truly useful 'wearable'

You might not understand how truly useful and indispensable a Leatherman, or any multitool for that matter, is unless you've carried one for a while. Obviously, Leatherman President Ben Rivera is quite fond of his, but it caused a bit of a problem when he tried to pass through the gates at …

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'Wild' film prompts surge in interest in Pacific Crest Trail

More people are expected to go on walking holidays on the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) this year due to the release of the film "Wild."<p>That's according to the Pacific Crest Trail Association, the organisation that preserves and promotes the trail.<p>The book "Wild," a best-seller for around two years, …

This Combination Wind And Solar System Perches On the Edge Of A Building’s Roof

The WindRail is different because it was designed specifically for buildings and takes advantage of its air flows. Developed in Zurich, it’s a …

Walking holidays in France: The 12 best companies for French hiking tours

It’s easy to see the appeal of walking holidays. You retreat from the rigours of modern life and take in the landscapes at your own pace, usually in a very scenic setting. France, with its extraordinary, varied terrain, and its timeless appeal for British visitors, is one of our readers’ favourite …

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 …

FreedomPop Turns On Unlimited Wi-Fi Across The US For $5/Month

FreedomPop, the startup that is trying to steal users away from mobile carriers by offering free, basic cellular voice and data plans, is adding another string to its bow today: the company is launching a low-cost WiFi service, where a user gets unlimited use of, and automatic sign-on to, 10 …

My essential emergency survival weapons

Given a major natural disaster, terrorist attack, or even a cataclysmic financial implosion, what are the few things you would stake your life on in …

The Most Interesting Car At The Detroit Auto Show Is Actually A Bike

Two new concept “cars” at this year’s Detroit Auto Show also happen to be bikes. To get anywhere, you’ll have to pedal, but the vehicles also have …

Spoon Carving with an Ax

Survival Sherpa <br>Survival Sherpa<p>Woodcraft, bush craft, camp craft… whatever term you prefer, is all about building skills of self-reliance. You may …

78 Skills Everyone Should Know

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Top 10 long-distance hiking trails in the US

Photograph: Alamy<p>The John Muir Trail in Yosemite national park.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/1/15/1421323152902/882af4d0-ce79-4a42-8005-9225032b84ce-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Alamy<p>The John Muir Trail in Yosemite national …

MAKE RENEWABLE ENERGY

Human activity and fossil fired power is overloading our atmosphere with carbon dioxide and other harmful emission which trap heat, steadily drive up …

Colter Co’s Bandanas: A Survival Reference You Wear on Your Head

Do you know how to tie a knot? Me neither. Well, I know how to make a basic knot, but not the fancy kind. If I did need to know, I’d probably consult …

Could the Survival Bike Be Your Bug Out Vehicle of Choice?

I was casually strolling around the internet today as most of us do at some point in time, looking for article ideas for the Prepper Journal. I do …

Why the modern world is bad for your brain

Photograph: Alamy<p>‘Because it is limited in characters, texting discourages thoughtful discussion or any level of detail, and its addictive problems are compounded by its …

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87 Things, 28.1 lbs: How My Wife & I Pack 1 Carry-On for a Year Around the World

“In character, in manner, in style, in all things; the supreme excellence is simplicity.”<p>– Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, <i>Favorite Poems</i><p><b>World Tour …

This Unique Mobile Keyboard Folds Smaller than an iPhone 4

Typing on cellphones and tablets sucks. Virtual keyboards can be effective, but they take up half of your screen’s real estate. On the other hand, portable keyboards then tend to be either too small (limited by your tablet’s screen size), or too clunky to carry.<p>A company called WayTools wants to …

The Bike Table (aka Rackatabla) – or How to Bike Tour With Your Hiking Backpack

Introduction: The Bike Table (aka Rackatabla) – or How to Bike Tour With Your Hiking Backpack<p>About: Crazy about bicycles, outdoors and diy projects …

Monument Valley Team Reveals The Cost And Reward Of Making A Hit iOS Game

Games and the formula that leads to their success can be a bit of a mystery, perhaps more so on mobile. One of 2014’s big hits, both in terms of critical and audience success, was Monument Valley by ustwogames.<p>The isometric 3D puzzler was breathtaking in terms of its visual design and had nice …

Honeymoon crashers! An epic 12,000-plus mile nine-week camping trip across America with a newlywed couple and eight other strangers

A quick dry towel, bug spray, wooly socks and a stack of wet wipes – not the standard items to go into a honeymoon suitcase but for newlywed Grace …