40 Boy Scout Knots Every Survivalist Should Know

40 Boy Scout Knots Every Survivalist Should Know If you where in the boy scouts than these boy scout knots cards probably look familiar to you.  I remember learning several knots from these that I still remember today.  My two brothers and I where all in the boy scouts so we had several of these cards laying around the house. …

Dual Double Barrel 1911 record broken in SlowMo!

Dual Wielding Double Barrel 1911 Record Broken…in SlowMo! Jerry Miculek breaks yet another world record while shooting 2 Double Barrel 1911 at the same time.  He is now the first person to shoot 20 rounds through two 1911’s in under 1.5 seconds.  He did this using two double barrel 45. ACP 1911 pistols made by new Italian gun manufacturer Arsenal Firearms. …

Going off the grid

Going Off The Grid? Build Your Own Hot Water Heater!

Going Off The Grid? Build Your Own Hot Water Heater! So you have decided you are going off the grid.  You are tired of paying bills, sick of getting poked on Facebook and you have had enough.  But you dont want to go full on cave man and wish to keep a few of modern life’s amenities such as hot water. …

DIY Phone Charger using an Altoids Tin !

DIY Phone Charger using an Altoids Tin Is your phone’s battery dead and you desperately need to make a phone call…or play some Clash of Clans? Fear not, you can make your own DIY phone charger  just from items you can find laying around your home. You can make a DIY phone charger with an old Altoids tin and about $5 worth …

Plunger Washing Machine

DIY Plunger Washing Machine For Under $12

If you are ever in a situation where the power is out for more than a week, chances are you are going to be running out of clean clothes pretty quickly.  You can only turn your underwear inside out so many times.  That is where this low cost plunger washing machine will come in handy to hold you over until the …

Rocket Stove

DIY Cinder Block Rocket Stove for under $8

The DIY Cinder Block Rocket Stove is an incredibly simple and efficient way to cook using natural fuel such as leaves or sticks. The beauty of this design is it focuses all of the heat from the fire into one 4″ by 4″ square which is perfect for cooking. Compare this to a traditional camp fire which radiates the heat in …