I think I was in 5th grade when I first read Gary Pauslen's 'The Hatchet.' It was the first book I ever read where I couldn't put it down. I was searching online for a place I could buy a copy of it for my son, when I found these pretty fantastic fan videos.
Discovery Channel recently finished their first season of 'The Wheel.' It's a survival show where they started off with six contestants that would endure 60 days of surviving on their own, completely alone. Luke Soderling, who lives near Gilbert, MN, was one of the contestants that won the competition and made it to the end. We reached out to him and learned some interesting things behind the s
We've really enjoyed watching "The Island" on Monday nights, and last night was the finale. You learn to have your favorites during the show, and people that you root for. Well we found out who made it all 28 days surviving on the island.
I stumbled on this today and thought it was too good not to share. I think I might steal a tampon and put it in my hiking bag, because this works pretty slick. Why would you want to use a tampon? It's already waterproof in it's package, and it starts on fire with just a spark. (Watch out ladies.)
It's gonna be HOT! The National Weather Service says we will hit 95 degrees today, and the heat index will be up to 105 degrees. How do you stay cool if you don't have air conditioning? Here's some tips that have worked for me over the years.
1. Bags of ice in your pants. Self explanatory. Somewhat wet.
With all the hot weather we are getting, people tend to forget basic things to keep cool. Here are a few tips
* Avoid strenuous activity between noon and 3 p.m. (the hottest time of the day). This is especially true for the elderly and people who are ill. Chi...
Yesterday my fiance and I went for a walk in the woods. It was a beautiful day to go for a walk. For some reason I started wondering what I would do if a bear jumped out in front of us.
I did some research today and I found out that no one really can agree on how to defend yourself in a bear attack. I guess the best thing is to carry a gun, or bear pepper spray. I did find a pretty hilarious v