[VIDEO] 7 Unbelievable Gun Battles Where No Lives Are Lost (Somehow…)

It’s hard to imagine any situation more stressful and with higher stakes than getting caught up in a shootout. While many self-defense enthusiasts seem taken with the attitude that it’s no big deal to exchange fire with a bad guy, they’ve clearly missed the mark. As we see over and over in these harrowing videos, most gunfights (if not the large majority) are a whirlwind of danger, confusion, and dumb luck. No matter how much training you have or how well armed you might be, chaos can put you at a serious disadvantage. If you’re one of those who don’t […]

The Shockingly Powerful DIY Pocket Slingshot (Plus 9 More Household Survival Hacks)

Who doesn’t enjoy a small, homemade weapon that easily concealed in a pocket, just waiting for its time to shine. No, we’re not talking about a prison-style shank we fashioned from a plastic spork… this is EVEN COOLER… This super shooter slingshot can turn anything from gravel to a dried pinto bean into a dangerous weapon. What’s more, you can make one of these in about 5 minutes using items sitting in your junk drawer. There are all kinds of homemade weapons and survival tools that you can build using items found in most American homes. All you need is the know-how. […]

Watch X-Ray Footage of Your Favorite Guns FIRING!

Ever wondered what’s really going on mechanically inside your favorite gun? Even if your answer is no, we’re willing to be you’ll be blown away by how cool it is to see a gun fire a shell using “X-ray vision.” If you’re a shooting enthusiast, you’ve probably spent years hearing about all the seemingly small innovations that have completely revolutionized firearms from one generation to the next. It’s great to put a magazine’s worth of lead through a Glock, but it’s still hard to appreciate the engineering that went into it. Well you don’t need to be a geek to enjoy […]

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7 Things Billionaire Preppers Don’t Want You to Know

Preppers come from all socioeconomic backgrounds, so it shouldn’t be surprising to learn that some of the rich and famous are just as concerned as the rest of us about what will happen when the SHTF. Just like they do with almost everything else in life, however, millionaires and billionaires have found a way to make their version of prepping an exclusive activity that is not open to the middle class. RELATED: How to Build a Mortgage-Free Cabin on a Budget [Under $5K] This type of snobbery might get them somewhere today, but their money will become worthless during an […]

How to Survive a Bullet Wound [STEP-BY-STEP]

In our quest for self-reliance, we’re often drawn to fun topics like how to build wilderness cabins, or which bug-out vehicle to buy. However, learning to deal with the very unpleasant realities we may face at some critical point in our lives, is infinitely more valuable. One extremely important piece of this knowledge is understanding how to treat a gunshot wound. Given all the extreme violence in recent headlines, it’s hard not to see the value in knowing exactly what you (the unlicensed civilian) can do to help a gunshot victim get the help they need to survive. Regardless of […]