Hot-weather camping can be cool

by Manny Edwards -- Hilleberg has a great modular option for hot-weather camping. Their inner mesh tent can stand alone, or with a fly (or tarp), or it can replace the inner more…

Consider geodesic PVC zip tie chicken coop

by Manny Edwards -- Geodesic PVC zip tie domes are a practical and cost-effective way to raise free-range fowl of every kind, so you get the best meat and eggs available. Watch more…

Considering a new fixed-blade knife?

by Manny Edwards -- If you’re considering a new fixed-blade knife, you must watch this comparison of several different ESEE knives. With a variety of sizes, features and configurations, there’s probably one more…

South African biltong: better than jerky

by Manny Edwards -- Here’s another fantastic addition to your meat-preservation repertoire. Think of it as beef jerky that’s sliced after curing, instead of before. In fact, though we use a traditional more…

Take a tour of the toolbox

by Manny Edwards -- Take a tour of Manny’s Fuelbox, the excellent auxiliary tank/toolbox combo from TheFuelbox.com. Your needs may vary, depending on your work and hobbies, but you’ll get some ideas. more…

Wild edibles around your house

by Manny Edwards -- Manny Edwards explains how to cook "poke sallet" to prevent toxicity, and demonstrates how he cooks it – against all recommendations! Watch the video below, then learn more more…

One man's weeds are another man's dinner

by Manny Edwards -- You don't have to live in the wilderness to find wild edibles and medicinals. Several of them thrive even in suburban areas. A few are quite tasty, and more…

The fine point between tactical and utility blades

by Manny Edwards -- Although designed with tactical features, the Benchmade AFO 2 doubles as an excellent automatic everyday carry utility knife. Manny Edwards discusses its features and uses, and compares it more…

Where's the beef?

by Manny Edwards -- With beef prices at an all-time high, Manny Edwards demonstrates this important tip for stretching your meat budget to the fullest. Watch the video below, then learn more more…

Dehydrated meals spice up camping trips

by Manny Edwards -- Manny Edwards reviews dehydrated meals from Goodto-go, the "world's best dehydrated camping food." Watch the video below, then learn more at Survival News Online: Make more…