One Hundred Years of Sniper Technology

Nearly 100 years ago on May 28, 1918, Americans from all corners of the republic stepped foot into Hell. Near a little French town called Cantigny, the United States got its first taste of the horrors of the First World War. Names you’d become familiar with like George Marshall, George Patton, Eisenhower and Harry Truman all participated in the war. In fact, the major counterattack during the Battle of Cantigny was lead by Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. But the American began to struggle with elements of this new war they’d never seen before. [COUPON: Get Your MCG Sniper Scope 50% OFF] […]

Crazy Winter Driving Fails [VIDEO]

It’s never fun to be involved in any kind of auto accident, especially when it’s incredibly cold outside and you could get frostbite just waiting on the tow truck.  Still, there’s a lot to learn from watching the crazy things that tend to occur when you put the average driver on a sheet of ice and watch what happens. The fact is that almost all natural impulses simply make matters worse… but they are hilarious to watch. RELATED: Top 5 Redneck Automotive Innovations [PICS] After endearing some of the coldest winter weather in decades across the country, including many areas […]

How to Make a Good Emergency Plan for Your Family [INFOGRAPHIC]

By Conrad Novak, SurvivorsFortress.com Why You Should be Prepared Natural and manmade disasters are a risk many have to deal with on a semi regular basis. From floods or fires to earthquakes and tornadoes, it pays to be prepared before disaster strikes. Even if you don’t live in a disaster prone area, everyone faces the risk of something like a house fire or a water line rupture at an unexpected time. It pays to be ready ahead of time. The American Red Cross offers some suggestions on ways to prepare for a disaster with you family. They even offer some […]

8 Ways to Purify Water You Never Knew About

Water is an essential liquid that can help keep your skin moisturized. Your body also utilizes water to maintain key bodily functions and regulate a normal temperature. As your body loses water through digestion, breathing and sweating, you’ll need to replenish the fluids regularly to prevent dehydration. Additionally, to maintain the essential health and wellness in humans, animals and vegetation, your water needs to be free from impurities such as minerals, contaminants and other pathogens. If the liquid isn’t in its purest form, the bacteria can cause health complications through diseases and illnesses. The following are ways to purify water […]

9 Disastrous Things That’ll Happen During the Next Major Blackout

As the weather heats up, the demand on the US energy grid skyrockets with each air-conditioner that clicks on. While the grid itself is duct taped together in many cases, there is overwhelming evidence that terrorists and foreign hackers are waging work on your utility company. A security company has found malware code that, if deployed and activated, can take control of all substation circuit breakers and switches. In other words, the ability to cripple our nation is within the hands of hackers, and even though government officials are working on the problem, they may not be able to come […]

8 “Blackout” Must-Haves to Survive a Major Power Outage

Even a short-term blackout can cause major issues. For example, if the power goes out for a day or two during the hottest part of summer or the deepest, coldest part of winter, many people will be at risk of dying from exposure. Sadly, there are news stories almost every winter about elderly people who lost power and froze to death inside their home. Of course, these problems will become much more amplified if a major blackout robs everyone of electricity for several weeks or months. Surviving all of the chaos that would accompany this type of incident will require […]

The Ultimate Father’s Day Gift Guide

Does your father happen to love just about anything that shoots, cuts, or looks like Wild Bill Hickok may have owned it at one time? Yeah, that seems to cover an awful lot of the Fathers that Patriot Caller readers are shopping for. Come to think of it, this applies to most of the readers as well. That’s we’ve compiled a list of the most irresistible and high-value gifts that will not only put a smile on Dad’s face when he opens it, but gives him many years of use (as he smiles and reflects on what a smart and […]

10 Best SHTF Knives for Under $50

Does your bug out bag contain at least one or two survival knives? If not, it’s time to carefully reconsider your plans and make a purchase or two. After all, guns are great tools and have the potential to be extremely helpful after the SHTF, but they’re not truly a multipurpose item. These highly useful tools can be everything from weapons to a resource for food preparation. Survival knives can be very expensive, and there are also numerous styles available. Fortunately, even preppers on a budget can improve their bug out supplies and boost their odds of survival by picking […]

8 Telltale Signs a Twister’s a-Coming!

Sure, most people have a good idea what do to when they know a tornado is nearby. The problem is they need a weatherman or a phone to tell them when to do it. As we all know, not every tornado is preceded by a warning. Heck, many of them aren’t even confirmed until the following day…   …after the damage has been done (damage that can include lives lost). That’s why it’s so important to know how to read the signs a twister’s a-coming… You can’t stop a tornado from happening, but you can prevent it from killing you […]

10 Great Guns for $249 or Less!

Whether you’re looking for a concealed carry weapon or simply want to get the most bang for your buck possible, there are more cost-effective options out there than ever before. We love high-end plinksters and collectibles as much as the next guy. But if keeping your shooting sports on budget is at the top of your list, we’ve got good news: There are plenty of reliable, even highly rated guns on the market for less than $250… sometimes much less. So whether or not you’re working with a limited budget, it’s still wise to consider adding at least one or two of […]