We all know that wrapping up in a space blanket can keep us warm.
With summer in full swing and open-air activities beckoning, don't sacrifice health and well-being for toxic insect repellents.
Over the weekend, a passenger sailing from Stockholm to Helsinki survived seven hours in the frigid Baltic Sea after falling overboard.
You sit in your cubicle like a zombie and pretend to look over expense reports. Your stomach growls like a cornered dog.
If you’ve ever used one of those wiry little “survival saws,” which is nothing more than a length of cable with some teeth or an abrasive surface glued on, it probably didn’t last too long.
The roar of the Brood 2 cicadas is starting to die down in our woods here in Virginia. But it’s not too late to grab a few late bloomers and whip up a nutty tasting snack. Yuck, you say?
In the mid-1800s, the story of a man-eating tree captured widespread attention
In tornado tracking terminology, an EF5 funnel formation is often referred to as the “Finger of God.”
Sarah Outen is rowing across the Pacific Ocean. Alone.
Our ticks here in Virginia are everywhere right now, and if your local ticks and biting bugs are thriving as well, then this remedy might just be a lifesaver this summer.
When you’re stuck in the middle of no-man’s-land, and boiling is your only choice for disinfecting water, how do you get that job accomplished without a container?
Don’t look for Band-aids or Neosporin in this medical kit.
Like it or not, animals and humans are a lot closer these days -- and no, we're not talking about your relationship with your beloved pet.
Concrete Canvas Shelters are rapidly deployable hardened shelters that require only water and air for construction.
What are survival spider holes and how effective are they?
Many of the articles that I have read on various web sites are, in my not so humble opinion, not adequately addressing the equipment necessary for a Bug-Out-Bag (BOB).
Last week, I had the pleasure of being a guest in the home of a truly fascinating person and a master at his craft. Rod Morey is a locally renowned herbalist and knife maker in the Virginia panhandle, and he was gracious enough to spend a day with me
Fish traps may be as old as fishing itself, and can prove vital during a survival situation.
Most Hikers get into trouble for one reason; they fail to adequately prepare themselves for their adventure.
There's a hierarchy of survival skills that are more age-appropriate for children than teaching them how to skin a squirrel for supper.
Rockall Island is little more than a desolate outcropping of rock in the middle of the North Atlantic Ocean.
Whenever you’re heading out on a hike, a hunt, or a trip into the wilderness – especially in remote or unfamiliar areas – carrying a map and a compass is a must.
Mike and Jackie Flood (MedPacksUSA.Com) come in studio to talk about their large supply of Medical Supplies, First Responder Kits, First Aid Kits; discuss prepping for the future; what are the basic supplies you should have on hand
One of the most exciting things about primitive outdoor survival skills is the fact that nothing is viewed as garbage. Everything in the environment can be put to use if a person is willing to think out of the box.
This letter is provided as a reply to your reader who wrote in about “Building Cabins on a Shoestring Budget”.
British adventurer Bear Grylls climbed Mount Everest 18 months after breaking his back in a free-fall parachute landing.
One of the most important parts of any hike or backpacking adventure, is your Pre-Trip Planning.
During any emergency, communications is going to be one of the most important survival skills that you can possess.
Over 50 national parks are spread throughout the US that features some of the country’s most breathtaking views, unbelievable wildlife and marvelous natural wonders. Some of these mysterious places like Yellowstone, The Grand Canyon and Yosemite are
Darkness was rapidly settling in, I was soaking wet, and the temperature was falling as fast as the snow.