These Animals Are Most Likely to Kill You [CHART]

Why do we enjoy dangerous animals so much? It’s hard to say… Perhaps it’s the survival aspect that makes venomous snakes, bears, and cougars so darned interesting to us, but it’s plainly evident that both we and our readers are keenly interested in dangerous animals. Here’s proof: RELATED: Coyote Faces Off With Bobcat in Park [VIDEO] RELATED: How to Survive a Bear Attack [VIDEO] RELATED: How to Identify Venomous North American Snakes [PICS] RELATED: Will a Bite From This Spider Kill You? [VIDEO] Many would say we’re simply morbid or paranoid, but here at The Patriot Caller, we prefer to believe we’re […]

How to Build a $20 File Cabinet Smoker [Step-by-Step]

When it comes to backyard BBQs, a great smoker can make feeding a crowd a real pleasure. While a sub-par smoker can leave you with post BBQ stress disorder.  Any experienced smoker knows that control is everything. While there are some very nice vertical smokers on the market, the good ones will cost you dearly. And if you cheap out, you risk Post BBQ Stress Disorder. Luckily, you can remedy this situation AND build a unique, one-of-a-kind redneck smoker for just a few bucks by… (drumroll please) converting an old file cabinet. Click Through for Step-by-Step Instructions

How to Purify Drinking Water with Pool Shock

Water is one of the most critical human needs, but it can easily become contaminated. Once contaminated, it’s critical that you purify the water well in advance of consuming it. The average person can only last three days without access to fresh water, and this is the main reason that preppers and survivalists are urged to store as much of this life-sustaining liquid as possible. However, even if you take the proper precautions, you might still find yourself needing to purify dirty water in order to survive. The good news is that pool shock can help you accomplish this.

The Survivalist’s Guide to Making Your Own Butter

It’s an absolute must to enjoy some delicious homemade butter at least once in your lifetime, and if you’ve been lucky enough to try it, you know that the experience of spreading it on your favorite baked goods and eating it is sheer bliss. Just thinking about the taste of it spread on top of a muffin takes you back to a time when life was simpler, and someone knowledgeable about the process in your family probably prepared this type of butter for you during some point of your life — most likely during your childhood. That person was usually […]

Our Picks for the Top 5 Bug Out Bags

The purpose of a “bug-out bag” (AKA “72-hour bags” or “go bags”) as you’ve probably guessed, is to allow you to evacuate, or “bug-out,” at a moment’s notice… no packing required. In theory, if it’s not in your bag when a crisis strikes… you’ll have to go without it for at least a while. Building a truly personalized “bug-out bag” requires gathering a long list of supplies, ranging from basic medication to a flashlight. However, before you can begin putting supplies away, you need to locate a durable bug out bag that has a lot of room and will fit comfortably […]

The BIGGEST Mistake Preppers Make

While you’re taking some time to review your preparedness plans this season, it’s crucial that you don’t make the #1 prepper mistake of all-time. It’s a very easy oversight to make, especially for survivalists… In fact, I think it may be a natural byproduct of the preparedness mindset. What is it? Most of us dream of a remote cabin retreat, a “safe house” of sorts, where we can escape all the madness and civil unrest in the event of an extended crisis. We can almost smell the timber, the campfire… we can almost taste the fresh well water. We tend […]

Morgan Freeman: Great Actor, Narrator and…Beekeeper?

During a recent appearance on the Tonight Show, celebrity Morgan Freeman discussed how he had picked up the hobby of beekeeping with host, Jimmy Fallon. In the interview, Freeman told Fallon that he had devoted his 126-acre Mississippi ranch to house honeybees that he had imported to his grounds from Arkadelphia. Morgan Freeman Becomes “One” with the Bees Morgan Freeman may have just celebrated his 78th birthday on June 1st, but it is apparent from the interview that the actor doesn’t appear to be slowing down. During a light hearted and often hilarious exchange between Freeman and Fallon, the conversation […]

CRAZY: Courtship Dance Display of Jumping Peacock Spiders [VIDEO]

These tiny Australian spiders are one more example of just how amazing Nature can be. This video shows how these male jumping peacock spiders display the stunning color patterns on their abdomens during their courtship dance. YouTube Video According to Wikipedia: “The jumping spider family (Salticidae) contains more than 500 described genera (like the Maratus genus, also known as peacock spiders) and about 5,000 described species, making it the largest family of spiders with about 13% of all species. Jumping spiders have some of the best vision among arthropods and use it in courtship, hunting, and navigation. Though they normally […]

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Man Tries to Steal AR-15 By Cramming it Down His Pants… [VIDEO]

Stupid criminals never cease to amaze us, and the perplexingly idiotic choices made by this would-be burglar in Florida didn’t let us down one bit. First of all, he decided to shoplift from a pawn shop. Anyone familiar with pawn shops knows that nearly all pawn shop owners are packing… or they have a loaded 12-gauge pump behind the counter. Secondly, and this is just where it just becomes impossible to comprehend this guy’s actions, he attempts to steal a rifle… in his pants! At first, he considers and AK-47 but with the banana clip and all, it just didn’t seem practical. […]

Crazy Bobcat Faces Off With Coyote in City Park [VIDEO]

It’s not often you get to see a bobcat or a coyote in broad daylight, on the side of a popular hiking trail no less. But to witness a coyote-bobcat faceoff, with a video camera in your hands? That’s a once in a lifetime opportunity! This bizarre scene apparently took place on the side of the paved bike trail at River Legacy Park in Arlington, TX. Neither of these animals show outward signs of rabies, but their behavior sure makes them suspect. Under any normal circumstances, that bobcat is too close for comfort. RELATED: Headless Cottonmouth Bites Itself [VIDEO] Clearly, the woman on the […]