Podcast #146: The SEAL Operative’s Guide to Eluding Pursuers, Evading Capture, and Surviving Any Dangerous Situation  

Brett | October 13, 2015 Manly Skills, Podcast, Tactical Skills A little over a year ago, our fearless and talented illustrator Ted Slampyak sent me an email telling me that he wouldn’t be able to do as many projects for us because he was working on illustrating a book written by a Navy SEAL. It would teach civilians cool, … Continue reading “Podcast #146: The SEAL Operative’s Guide to Eluding Pursuers, Evading Capture, and Surviving Any Dangerous Situation  “

Some seriously bad ass Cops in the worst Neighborhood in the World

“WE TRY TO LEARN EVERY TERRORIST ATTACK”: INSIDE THE TOP-SECRET ISRAELI ANTI-TERRORISM OPERATION THAT’S CHANGING THE GAME Governments around the world are quietly turning to YAMAM, Israel’s special police force, for help with their most intractable security problems. And now, elite commandos publicly reveal the tactics that have made it one of the most fearsome … Continue reading “Some seriously bad ass Cops in the worst Neighborhood in the World”

How to Build a Quinzee Snow Shelter [Illustrated Guide]

Brett & Kate McKay | December 4, 2015 Manly Skills, Outdoors, Survival, Visual Guides Whether you’re trying to survive in the frigid wilderness or you’re camping out in the winter for fun, building a quinzee is a great option for creating a shelter from the elements. All you need for its construction is a big pile of snow, which you then hollow out. … Continue reading “How to Build a Quinzee Snow Shelter [Illustrated Guide]”

Don’t ditch that large-caliber pistol just yet!

Bayou Renaissance Man A lot of handgun owners are apparently moving to 9mm. Parabellum pistols, following recent improvements in ammunition technology that have allegedly improved the performance of the smaller cartridge until it rivals that of larger rounds. I’ve noticed many more advertisements for .40 S&W handguns on, for example, the local Armslist than I have for 9mm. pistols, and anecdotal … Continue reading “Don’t ditch that large-caliber pistol just yet!”

Some thoughts about when The SHTF -How Long Should You Expect to Wait For Help From the .gov After a Disaster?

 by Zendo Deb It is strange to see an article about prepping in Wired. The Science Behind Home Disaster Preparedness Kits Is a Disaster. Wired is a Left-leaning publication, so they are all upset that “You might be telling people that they have to rely on themselves and their neighbors and not the government.” Everybody from the Feds on … Continue reading “Some thoughts about when The SHTF -How Long Should You Expect to Wait For Help From the .gov After a Disaster?”