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 […]

5 Life-Saving Medicinal Mushrooms Growing in Your Backyard [FIELD GUIDE]

According to Dr. Oz, mushrooms are one of the super foods you should incorporate into your diet on a regular basis. All mushrooms have anti-cancer properties, according to Dr. Joel Furhman, preventing tumor growth and even aiding in weight loss. Whether you’re lost in the woods or dealing with a post-apocalyptic situation without any access to medical care, it’s vital to be aware of the many medicinal options that nature has to offer. Plus, it’s just cool to be a wealth of alternative medical knowledge. Although certain mushrooms are poisonous, there are many others that can provide a source of […]

Top 7 EDC Items That Are Mandatory for 2017

Look, we all want to be like the hero in an action movie. You know the one. He has exactly the right tools at exactly the right moment and manages to get out of all sorts of wild predicaments using his made-in-Hollywood arsenal. Of course we know that this is a farce. RELATED: 10 Hollywood Survival Myths That Will Get You Killed Even a Special Forces soldier in full combat gear couldn’t carry all the equipment that the Hollywood hero manages to carry in his t-shirt and jean jacket. And we’re by no means advocates for wearing a tactical vest packed full […]

Top 6 Telltale Signs it’s Time to Bug Out

Whether there’s a predicted natural disaster unfolding in your area, social upheaval, or even a political crisis, it critical that you recognize the signs that it’s time to put your survival plans into action. This is especial true if your plans involve traveling. “Bugging out” may mean going to a remote cabin, visiting relatives far away, or disappearing into the woods. Either way, timing is everything. After all, hesitating could easily make the difference between getting out while the getting’s good or getting stuck in hopeless gridlock. In more dire circumstances, it could make the difference between living and dying. Most situations only […]

Meet the US Army’s Next Official Sidearm: Sig Sauer P320

Handgun enthusiasts have been waiting with bated breath to learn which platform the US Army will tap to follow the Beretta M9 as it’s next official sidearm. The US Military’s coveted “Modular Handgun System” contract was awarded this month to Sig Sauer, adopting the P320 9mm to follow in the footsteps of the iconic Colt 1911 and Beretta M9 as the Army’s official sidearm. The competition, which began in earnest back in 2013, sought to replace the dated M9 with a weapon that’s measurably more versatile, accurate, and durable than the Beretta. RELATED: Top 11 Semiauto Handguns on a Budget […]

7 Insane Animal Videos You Won’t Believe! [VIDEO]

This footage was captured by hikers enjoying the peaceful walking the trails at Circle B Ranch in Lakeland, Florida, when this monster decided to migrate right across the path in front of them. “Humpback,” as the locals know him is often seen wandering around the nature preserve he calls home. Estimates have the gator’s length at 15 feet, but that hardly puts his dinosaur-like size in perspective. Image being one of the hikers that spotted this guy looking for some new real estate. Creepy and prehistoric are two words that seem to fit rather well when it comes to the […]

Get Free Heat With This DIY Solar “Window Unit” [STEP-BY-STEP]

Let’s face it; the cost of heating is ridiculous these days. And it’s likely to get worse before it gets better. But you have must keep warm; it’s a matter of safety every bit as much as it is a matter of comfort. In many parts of the country, keeping your home warm throughout the bitter winter months is challenging to say the least. What’s more, winter storms are often the culprits when the power goes out. A massive frigid and volatile air mass is the last thing you need in a blackout. That’s why it’s so important to have a backup plan. […]

How to Survive a Nuclear Sneak Attack [STEP-BY-STEP]

One of the most terrifying of all 20th Century SHTF scenarios is creeping back into the public consciousness with a vengeance these days: Nuclear warfare. In reality, the threat never subsided. Many of us just stopped paying attention. With Russia at odds with the USA, Iran back to its old tricks, N. Korea, ISIS, etc… The list of reasons we should be pay attention seems to be growing. Well, here’s a morbid silver lining to that mushroom cloud, if you will. Believe it or not, anyone who is more than a few miles outside of the ground zero blast zone can actually survive […]

WHOA! Watch This Mt. Lion Kill a Deer on a Suburban Front Porch!

We’ve often heard it said that there are far more mountain lions prowling around our suburban cities than most folks would be comfortable with… Well, here is your shocking proof! A security camera in the San Francisco suburb of Hillsborough captured a mountain lion kill right on the home’s front porch. RELATED: Help, There’s a Leopard Eating an Impala on My Deck [VIDEO] The security camera, likely used to catch package thieves, caught something a bit more dramatic than the homeowner was expecting. Not only does it clearly capture the cougar, but you can hear the home’s faithful guard dog barking […]

7 Ways to Quickly and Easily Fortify Your Home

Here’s a question most of us don’t think about until it’s too late: Would your house be properly protected if a SHTF scenario were to happen tomorrow? No, we don’t mean do you know how to use all of your weapons, although that is important. What we’re talking about is the level of protection that exists between the inside of your house and the potential intruder who is on the outside. If your answer to the first question is “No,” how long would it take you to get your home ready for a SHTF crisis? Many of the tips we’re […]