Fox Cutlery Njall Knife Review
13 Oct 2016

Video Gear Review: Fox Knives Njall

It’s nice to enjoy the finer things in life. For drivers, it could be English cars. For foodies, French wine. For outdoorsmen, Italian knives. The Fox Knives Njall is designed by Jesper Voxnaes and made in Maniago, Italy. It is a beautiful and uncompromising piece of equipment. The blade is

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Best ATV Ever: The Ripsaw Supertank Extreme Vehicle
12 Oct 2016

Best ATV Ever: Ripsaw Supertank Extreme Vehicle

Twin brothers Mike and Geoff Howe are the masterminds behind Howe and Howe Technologies, makers of limited-edition, high-performance luxury vehicles. The Ripsaw EV2 (Extreme Vehicle 2) is a closed-cabin, high-mobility/high-speed lightweight “personal luxury tank” that we definitely want when the apocalypse hits. The vehicle was originally built for the military, and it

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Knuckle Knife By JHO Knives
03 Oct 2016

Add This Discreet Micro Knife to Your Everyday Carry

Whether you’re wearing this knife for discreet self-defense or for opening boxes, either way you’re going to get a quality knife in a tiny package. The JHO Nug Knife weighs 2.5 ounces (70 grams) and is only 2.2 inches by 1.22 by .47 inches (56 mm x 31 mm x 12

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The Only Lighter You'll Ever Need
21 Sep 2016

The Last Lighter You’ll Ever Need

Think about it . . .  if you’re in a real survival situation, are you going to be using up your magnesium firestarter and gel kindling right off the bat, or will you save that and get your hands on a Bic lighter or a hundred? It’s going to take

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Traveling and survival gear, what can you take with you?
05 Sep 2016

12-Point Checklist: Survival Items Preppers Can Take on an Airplane

When you travel, you might feel limited in what survival gear you depend on, because you can’t always take your important items with you. If you’re flying on an airplane, TSA has strict guidelines regarding the type of products and their sizes that you’re allowed to carry on board and pack.

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5 Ways to Communicate in an Emergency
20 Jul 2016

5 Ways to Communicate In An Emergency

When the SHTF, ways to communicate in an emergency with your family and your close friends will be a high priority. Communication infrastructure is also the one aspect of the grid that’s all but sure to fail, thanks to the general public’s reliance on digital electronic devices such as phones and computers

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Essential Items for Wilderness Survival
05 Jul 2016

Go Beyond the Survival Essentials

Having some basic survival essential items with you when you’re outdoors is a must and the key to outdoor success. The items you have with you should provide for your basic needs while out and about, both while things are going according to plan and when things get hairy. But

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Tips on choosing a survival knife
30 Jun 2016

Choosing the Best Wilderness Survival Knife

A wilderness survival knife is an essential tool to keep in your bug out bag. It will help you perform a number of important tasks such as preparing food and cutting branches and rope. And it can be used as a weapon to protect you in case you’re attacked by

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Do You Rely Too Much on Phones While Hiking?
16 Jun 2016

Do You Rely Too Much On Your Smartphone when Hiking?

These days, we use our smartphones for everything. They’re always with us, even when we’re in the backcountry. Smartphones are helpful but they shouldn’t be your line of defense if you’re out in the wilderness. Technology is never a substitute for knowledge, experience and safe planning. When you’re hiking in

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ride out a tsunami with a survival pod
11 Jun 2016

‘Survival Pod’ Capsule Designed to Withstand Any Type of Disaster

The “survival pod” is a unique capsule designed to withstand any type of disaster. At least, this is what inventor and CEO of Survival Capsule, Julian Sharpe, claims. The survival pod is made of metal, is covered in an aircraft-grade aluminum shell and is lined with a ceramic thermal blanket. It

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