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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 …

The Top 10 Survival Supplies That Can Save Your Life

Written by Guest Contributor on The Prepper Journal.<i>Editor’s Note: This post has been contributed by Sarah. If you have information for Preppers that</i> …

3 Different Ways to Build Fires with Optics

It’s strange to think that the light of the sun can light fires here on earth, but with the right concentration of sunlight—it’s surprisingly easy. …

25 Obscure Bushcraft Skills for Survival

Bushcraft skills uses the natural materials around to get food, build shelter, and defend yourself. As a survivalist, you should not be content with …

A Tent For All Seasons: The Fjallraven Abisko Dome 2

For decades tents have been neatly split into two classifications: three and four season. As accurate as the three season label is, denoting spring, …

Ultimate Survival Kit: 10 Pieces of Gear That Will Save Your Life

Survival gear isn’t just a necessity for adventurers in the deep wilderness. It’s an insurance policy in which every outdoor enthusiast should …

Best New Gear Awards - Summer 2017

Our editor picks for the most innovative new products unveiled this week at Outdoor Retailer.

Awards

These Solar Chargers Bring Your Phone Back to Life When You're Not Near an Outlet

Solar chargers are an efficient and eco-friendly solution for charging a smartphone and other essential tech gadgets while outdoors. Below are our favorite picks worth your attention today.<p>Most solar phone chargers will be a tad slower than the one that's bundled with your smartphone. However, …

Amateur radio operators hope phone outage is 'wake-up call'

Some amateur radio operators are hoping a massive phone outage in Atlantic Canada inspires people to be more prepared for emergency …

Amateur Radio

How MSR Made the Best Camping Skillet, Ever

A backpacking skillet, being only a skillet, is a piece of gear I always forget about until I'm about to whip up a backcountry meal. But then I pull my MSR Ceramic Flex skillet out and remember why I love it so much.<p>The eight-inch diameter is large enough to cook a hearty backcountry meal for two, …

One of the Last: 1994 Porsche 928 GTS

This 1994 Porsche 928 GTS (VIN WP0AA292XRS820167) is a desirable penultimate model year 5-speed example that’s reportedly logged a fairly modest 88k …

The US military could soon be flying one of the fastest helicopters ever

Helicopters have been very versatile, serving as anything from transports to gunships. But they haven't been all that fast. According to AirForce-Technology.com, the fastest helicopter in military service is the CH-47F Chinook, which has a top speed of 195 mph.<p>That could change if the Sikorsky S-97 …

SR Finds the Optimum Number of Cylinders for a Sportbike—From The Archives

This article was originally published in the June 2000 issue of <i>Sport Rider</i>.<p>Ever since the first multi-cylinder motor­cycle was built, the search has …

Apple Watch Series 3 Finally Starts Working

Last week, excited new Apple Watch owners tried to activate their new cellular wrist devices on networks such as AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon. …

Apple Watch

Why I Stopped Wearing My Apple Watch — and What That Means for Apple

Go to the Dictionary.com entry for "early adopter" and you're likely to see a picture of me. I love playing with new gadgets, and my job as tech …

The Best Hiking Shoes For All Your Adventures

If you’re trekking through wet or rocky terrain or climbing steep hills, you’ll need a good hiking boot. But for an easy-going hike or a weekend …

David Spade My Badass Buick's Gotta Go ... Up for Sale for $33k

<b>David Spade</b>'s parting ways with one of his tricked out rides ... and it can be yours for a pretty reasonable price.<p>Spade's selling his recently …

'The Exact Diet That Helped Me Finally Lose 120 Pounds After Years Of Exercising'

​Amanda Carty finally saw results after making this change.<p><b>Before:</b> 285<p><b>After:</b> 165<p>Before I decided to lose weight, I was already living an active lifestyle. I played basketball in high school, and would do cardio workouts throughout the week. But contrastingly, my diet was a mess. Portion control was …

Weight Loss

6 Easy Exercises to Strengthen Your Core

Tone your core with a 15-minute workout, three or four times a week.<p>1 of 8<p>The Routine<p>Okay, perhaps you’re enough of a realist to know that you’ll …

Workouts

Tip: The 100 Rep Pyramid

A new twist on a classic muscle-building method. Check it out.<p>The Pyramid Method, With a Twist<p>The pyramid method of organizing sets and reps is a …

6 Plyometric Exercises for a No-Running Cardio Workout

No running, no problem. Try these full-body exercises that challenge your stamina and core strength so you can fit in cardio without putting in major …

Workouts

8 Body Weight Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

No fancy equipment required.<p>Are you worried you don’t have the right gear for a good workout? Don’t be, says Michele Olson, Ph.D., professor of …

Exercise

Study: Concealed Carry Permit Holders are Safer Drivers

It has been reported that concealed carriers generally commit fewer crimes, especially violent crimes, than the average population. Now, a new study …

Field Tested: Copper Basin Next Generation Takedown Firearm Backpack

Takedown rifles, compact shotguns and rifle-action pistols are loads of fun to take to the range but not so easy to case and transport. The compact …

Manual Safeties On Carry Guns: Pro Vs. Con

While writing a book on concealed carry, I polled a number of new shooters who had recently obtained their CCW permit and asked what they were …

Ruminations on Concealed Carry Reciprocity and Why It Needs to Happen

I’m not a lawyer. I’m just a guy who likes guns and has done some reading on the proposed Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act. There are many smarter …

Tested: Trailblazer Firearms LifeCard .22

One of the reasons I enjoy participating in the shooting sports is the rich diversity of firearms to choose from on the American market. …

Exclusive: .45 ACP Power in a 9mm Package? NovX Next-Gen Ammo

Sometimes a product can be more than simply the sum of its parts. In fact, true ingenuity can come from recognizing the merits of pairing …

'Concealed carry' ruling could help put gun issue on Supreme Court agenda

In a win for gun rights activists, a federal appeals court on Thursday let stand another court’s ruling that it was unconstitutional for Washington, D.C.’s local government to require licensed gun owners to provide a “good reason” for legally carrying a concealed weapon in the nation’s capital city.<p>…

Concealed Carry

Revolutionary New Bullet-Cam Ammo

If you’re a precision shooter who is a fan of using things like gun-mounted cameras and Wi-Fi enabled rifle scopes to record and evaluate your …