Bows And Arrows To Counter Bullet-Resistant Vests? (video)

I found this test of a compound bow and crossbow versus a “bulletproof” vest an interesting one and, sadly, not unexpected. Granted, there are many factors involved here but don’t expect to be walking home without a scratch if confronted with a similar scenario…

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Dual Purpose EDC Self Defense Tools (video)

If you don’t (or can’t) carry real self defense tools then consider these potential dual purpose items. Although I enjoyed the introduction you can skip to about the 5:10 mark to get to the heart of the video. I should point out that a few of the ideas (like the change in sock idea) are

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Krav Maga Tactical Survival Book Review

I was sent this book, by Gershon Ben Keren, a few months ago in exchange for an honest review…

Normally I avoid book reviews these days. I’m not sure if it’s that I don’t have time to read them or that I feel like “I’ve seen it all” but when I was asked to

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Simple Solar Water Distilling – Easy DIY (video)

I’ve never had much luck distilling water with DIY ideas like this but maybe there’s hope yet. The one change I’d like to see is the collection bottles angled downward to collect more water but then this idea won’t work quite as easily, plus I don’t see why you can’t

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Easy Portable Survival Shelter For Extreme Cold (video)

I really like this guy, he always comes up with no-nonsense wilderness survival advice. Today he’s showing how to make a compact, lightweight portable survival shelter. You can skip to about the 2:55 mark to get to the idea…

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The Tsunami App: An Innovative Safety Solution You Can Help With

Want to do something good for the world today? Great! Here’s how..

Back The Tsunami App Kickstarter. Developed by Alexander Artyukhin, this smartphone app is aimed at warning people the moment tsunami conditions are

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The Firewaall: Vertical Fire Curtain (link)

I’m not sure how useful this firewaall (and, no, I didn’t spell that wrong) is for survival purposes but it does have some potential applications as a nice camp out conversation piece, lol…

“OK, in all seriousness, the old-fashioned campfire is just fine in most situations

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