Most water drinkers are satisfied if their bottle does its single function – holding water for the occasional sip – effectively.
The search continues for the 239 passengers and crew of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which disappeared somewhere off the coast of Southeast Asia on Saturday (March 8)
It’s unfortunate that many people equate deserts with a hostile environment that conspires against human life.
A little DIY distilling
I was born and raised in Québec City, Canada. For those who don't remember their geography class, Québec City is located about 160 miles northeast from Montréal. Considering the latitude and the very special climate (mainly caused by the sudden widen
A year adrift on the Pacific? A medical Q and A on what's humanly possible
Paul Hart, a former Royal Navy lieutenant commander, offers advice on how to survive should you find yourself stranded on a desert island, including tips on finding food and building a shelter
In October of last year, the Canadian Avalanche Centre (CAC) issued a warning about the dangers of relying on smartphone apps that were being marketed as economical alternatives to avalanche transceivers.
Sporting a bushy beard and clutching a can of Coke, a castaway who says he survived more than a year adrift in the Pacific Ocean arrived in the Marshall Islands capital Majuro on Monday.
So you hear an ice storm is coming and you're not prepared, what do you do? This article will show you the ten essentials you need to survive.
Unless you live in the tropics, winter is likely to bring uncertain weather, including bone-chilling temperatures, severe winds, freezing rain and significant snowfall.
How prepared are you to survive a few days in the frozen wilderness with only the supplies you have in your vehicle?
A couple and four young children missing in frigid weather since they went on an outing to play in the snow on Sunday were found alive in a remote mountain range in Nevada on Tuesday huddled in their overturned vehicle, a sheriff's dispatch superviso
The Cardsharp, designed by Iain Sinclair, is a nifty, little pocket knife that folds as flat as a card.
How To Turn A Beer Can Into The Only Camping Stove You'll Ever Need
Scuba Diving Couple In Thailand Faces Nightmare As Boat Deserts Them In Middle Of The Water
Ask yourself this question: “Do I really think I could use deadly force against someone to protect my family?
Have you ever asked yourself the question – “If I only had 1 _ _ _ _ _ _ (fill in the blank) – what would it be?”
Jim, This letter is in response to your link to a post by Ross Gilmore: Living Off The Land: Delusions and Misconceptions About Hunting and Gathering. It's a well-written article and I'd like to expand upon it.
In the summer of the 1992, a 24-year-old named Chris McCandless died in his camp in the Alaskan wilderness.
An entire community cut off, firefighters huddled on the side of a mountain after water swept their truck away, and -- with rescue helicopters grounded -- no way to reach them.
It’s hard to miss the numerous bear attack stories that have been in the news over the last few weeks.
All sources of preparedness information stress the importance of water. Without water everything else is put at risk. You cannot drink bullets, beans do not have a lot of moisture and sucking on a bandage will not help.
Before you embark on a road trip to Death Valley like we did, make sure you pack the necessary equipment for thrill seeking and survival.
Sinkholes open up unexpectedly. But they don’t have to be a permanent fixture of your property. In many cases, you can fill them up with materials from home improvement stores or landscape suppliers.
There are many different situations that could lead to a survival scenario, and any of them could happen to you.
A successful trek is “won or lost” before it even begins. Having the right quantities of food, water, and first aid, proper gear and adequate physical fitness will determine if a hiker is able to complete a trip as planned, and respond to the unexpec
A new deer tick-borne illness that shares many similarities with Lyme disease is causing concern among doctors on the east coast.
It's summer: Time for lazy, hazy, crazy days spent drinking watermelon martinis by the pool, roasting marshmallows over an open fire, napping in a hammock, catching fireflies in a mayonnaise jar and lying on the cool grass looking up at the stars.
Largely advocated for developing countries, solar water disinfection is gaining some traction in the survival skills crowd.