New Survival Labels by Columbia Sportswear

Columbia Survival Labels Columbia Sportswear has taken a proactive approach to not only offering an even better product; they are doing something extremely creative with the clothing tags which we normally cut...
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.50 Caliber Identification

.50 Caliber and Knowing it's Variations Of all the common standardized ammunition kicking around, .50 caliber is some of the largest and most devastating. This is the kind of ammunition that is fed...

Producing your own Ethanol

Ethanol is by definition an ethyl alcohol which is produced when sugars are fermented by yeast. For humans it can be an intoxicating drug, but in general it is a volatile,...
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How Do You Carve A Spoon From Wood?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pF6ZhrLjHbM How Do You Carve A Spoon From Wood? You probably use a spoon of some sort every day of your life, but would you know how to make your own spoon? While wooden...
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Making Your Own Concrete

Concrete has a ton of applications for us humans.  We use it for building structures like houses, bridges and roads. It can be shaped in molds to create blocks or formed...

Understanding the Basics of Automotive Maintenance

Cars are generally built to last. They are not disposable technology, and they are constructed out of some of the most solid and resilient materials we know. They are driven by engines...

Dig a Well for Water: The Basics

Water is essential for life. Humans need drinkable water and this is a bit harder to come by than one would hope. While the planet's surface is 70% water, only 2.8%...

The Basics of Working with Wire

Electricity can get really, really complicated if you let it, but it doesn't have to get so crazy if you don't want it to. In this article we only really have to...

Survival Medicine – Tumeric Root (Curcuma longa)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KawsvqK24Tg Tumeric Root Survival Lilly shows us a powerful medicinal plant that can be used as survival medicine. Tumeric Root needs a tropical climate to grow, so be realistic if you are looking...

Building a Windmill

Building a Windmill Windmills harvest the wind's energy in order to drive gears and mechanisms which can convert this rotational energy to kinetic or electrical power. You can use this energy to...