Category: Survival

20 Tactical Memes Even the Most Intense Operators Will Laugh At


Tactical memes are meant to make us laugh at ourselves, and laugh at each other. Here are a few that will do both! Funny tactical memes are the icing on the pro 2nd Amendment cake. Tactical gear and handguns aside, liberty porn and gun rights are two phrases for proud gun owners everywhere that just

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10 Weird Things You Wouldn’t Think to Put in Your First Aid Kit


Don’t discount these 10 quirky things when building your own first aid kit. A well-built first aid kit is the beginning of every outdoorsman’s necessary survival bag in the event of an unexpected emergency. Basic items like adhesive bandages, gauze pads, cold packs, antibiotic ointment, pain relief staples, and burn cream, to list a few,

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Let’s All Learn How to Cook Bacon and Eggs in a Paper Bag

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Try this unique bacon and eggs recipe the next time you’re in the backcountry. Sure, you could cook bacon and eggs on a frying pan, but where’s the fun in that? These breakfast staples deserve a little creativity, especially when you’re spending a big weekend doing some real family camping. You’d be surprised, but cooking them in a paper

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Man Takes Frustrations Out on Computer…By Shooting It With a 9mm

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Troubleshooting your computer just took on a whole new meaning in Colorado. A Colorado man who was tired of seeing the “blue screen of death” took his Dell XPS 410 into an alley and committed computer homicide. Reports indicate he used a 9mm pistol to assassinate the offending machine after a period of what he

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VIDEO: Alligator Spotted in Kentucky, But How Did It Get There?


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Any time you see alligators in Kentucky, you’ll rethink what it means to be in gator country. Imagine you work hard all your life to procure some beautiful duck hunting property that has some great swamp on it. If you were in Florida or Louisiana, and you spotted an alligator on that property, you may

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Historic Outdoor People: Carl Akeley is One Badass Taxidermist

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Carl Akeley

The amazing things that Carl Akeley accomplished during his life of adventure will make you wonder why you’ve never heard of him before. I’m guessing that the name Carl Akeley is unfamiliar to many of us. That’s a shame, because if ever there was a man who deserves to be well-known, Akeley is that man.

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We Tried Out Diamond Brand Gear’s Great Day Pack

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Great Day Pack

The Diamond Brand Great Day Pack is versatile and customizable for all your adventurous needs.  The Great Day Pack by Diamond Brand Gear is said to be perfect for the adventurer, survivalist, and prepper alike. After getting one myself and testing it out, I’d say it fits any adventure I could imagine getting caught up

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The Story of the Guy Who Shot Himself Twice With a Crossbow…and Survived

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Thanks to the remarkable work of talented doctors and a small miracle, this man is alive after a grisly suicide attempt.  Doctors in Russia performed an amazing life-saving operation after a man shot himself twice directly in the heart with a crossbow. The 53-year-old man from St. Petersburg was rushed to the hospital with two arrows sticking out of

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GRAPHIC: Absolutely Brutal Snowmobile vs. Deer Collision

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A collision between a snowmobile and a whitetail deer resulted in one of the more gory pieces of video that you’re likely to see. Everyone outdoorsman knows that collisions between animals and vehicles happen far too often. The results are often catastrophic on both sides. When a snowmobile traveling at high speed strikes a deer, we

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