How to Make a Paracord Stretcher To Move Injured People – Emergency Guide

Making a strecher out of parachord

This week we’ve shown different first aid emergencies and how those emergencies can be handled using paracord. You can make a tourniquet, create sutures for a gash, or assemble an easy splint for a broken bone. But if your patient can’t move, you need to take this a step further. How To Make a Paracord Stretcher First Untie Your Cord and … Read more

11 Hacks on How To Remove a Splinter – Without Using Tweezers

Splinter Removal Hacks

Getting a splinter is no picnic. A sharp sliver of wood lodged under your skin will ruin your day whether it’s painful or not. Thankfully the good folks at Survival Life, Nature Hacks, and The Healthy Home Economist came up with some pretty nifty ways to remove a splinter. Let’s check them out. 11 Ways … Read more

How To Make and Use a Rock Sling – Shepherd’s Sling

Make a Shepherds Sling

Unlike a lot of the defensive EDC gear you see today, the sling was an important siege and attack weapon to many ancient armies. In fact, in the classical Greek period, stingers and archers supported the infantry by attacking at long range to expose weaknesses. The traditional hand sling deploys a smooth stone, roughly the size … Read more