Survival Tips, Tools And Gear

Survival Tips, Tools And Gear

South Dakota Teen Sets Up in Kid’s Playhouse, Takes Down Goat-Killing Mountain Lion


A teenager near Pringle, South Dakota set on stand in his backyard to cull a young mountain lion after it began to kill his family’s animals. And you thought that a little kid’s playhouse was only good for playing in. Enter one fearless teenager from the Mount Rushmore State who took it upon himself to

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Duck Hunter’s Gun Barrel Unexpectedly Flies Off While Targeting Bird


This duck hunter tried to lower the boom on some waterfowl and almost got clobbered by his flying gun barrel. There are varying reasons why the barrel of your shotgun might fly off in your face when you fire it, including the possibility that you didn’t tighten it correctly, or worse, it actually exploded from

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Pull Start Fire: This $5 Gadget Starts a Campfire With the Pull of a String

Amazon
fire pull starter

No matches or lighters needed; just pull the Pull Start Fire string for a campfire. A campfire is a must for the campground. That’s where memories are made. Roasting hot dogs and s’mores is one of the best parts of camping with friends and family. As much as we all enjoy time around the campfire, starting

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How an 11-Year-Old Boy Saved His Family by Killing Charging Brown Bear With Shotgun


11 Year Old Bear

With steely nerves, an 11-year-old boy armed with a shotgun saved his family from a charging brown bear when he put the beast down mere feet away. With a presence of mind and nerves of steel, 11-year-old Elliot Clark stood his ground as a charging brown bear barreled through two adults and ran straight for him.

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Deer Vehicle Collisions: Where and When They Happen Most Often, Plus Avoidance Techniques


Deer vehicles collisions are a part of life in America. Here’s what you need to know. It’s not something to joke about: deer vehicle collisions are a serious threat to the safety of not only our wild whitetail and mule deer herds, but to our human driving population. Real injury and even death can result

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Doomsday Preppers: The TV Show About Uber Survivalists

National Geographic Channel
Doomsday Preppers

How much do you know about “Doomsday Preppers?” “Doomsday Preppers” was an American reality TV series that aired from 2011 to 2014 on the National Geographic Channel. For four seasons, American viewers got to see what it was like for those people in the world that believe we’re all doomed, but not so much that

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What Do Coyotes Eat? Facts and Info About Nature’s Trickster


Here are some useful facts about this brazen member of the canid family. There’s a lot outdoorsmen and women have come to learn about the Canis latrans, or the common coyote. Sometimes those things are interesting, other times they’re frustrating. Some hunters, specifically deer hunters, truly despise the predators they’d refer to as dirty dogs

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