How to Make a DIY Homemade Ghillie Suit

A ghillie suit is a camouflage garment that can look like sand, snow, and different foliage types. If you’re in the woods, your ghillie suit might look like twigs, leaves, and scraps from the area. You might have seen these suits in movies when the snipers hide in the hills waiting for their targets, but soldiers, hunters, and wildlife photographers […]

7 Mostly-Great Options for an Off-Grid Refrigerator

Those of you old enough to remember the TV show The Honeymooners may also recall their icebox, which (spoiler alert!) is on this list. But if storing your food next to a block of ice isn’t appealing, I’ve got six other refrigeration options for off-grid living. One of which is certain to be a perfect fit. Refrigeration as a modern-day […]

The Best Water Purification Methods

Water is second only to air when it comes to survival. Without water, you cannot survive for more than three days. In other words, in any survival situation, whether the collapse of society has finally arrived or you are stranded in the bush for an unknown amount of time, having a way to purify water can literally mean the difference […]

Uncommon Uses For Old Tires

There are mountains of old tires out there. Americans keep on rolling and tires keep on wearing out. Every year there is almost one scrap tire created for every man, woman, and child in the United States. In 2001 alone, Americans discarded nearly 281 million tires, weighing some 5.7 million tons. All of those old treads can provide a lot […]

Making Your Own Walking Stick

A walking stick serves a number of uses. It is often used in hiking, to help navigate uneven terrain. It can also be used by those injured and the elderly for support and balance. If you have a lot of miles ahead of you, using a walking stick will help you cover more ground and will lessen the burden on your […]