Survival Traps For Food or Fun: The Figure-Four Deadfall
Primitive traps like the figure-four deadfall not only teach about the natural world, but they can also help us better understand those 190,000 years of history our ancestors survived in.
It’s Mosquito Season: 10 Interesting Facts About Mosquitoes
No one can change the temperature or rainfall to control when mosquitoes begin their season, but the start of mosquito season is also the time to begin control methods such...
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12 Dehydration Symptoms That Could Save Your Life
Lose just 1.5 percent of the water in your body (the human body is usually about 60 percent H2O) and you've reached the tipping point of mild dehydration.
Know Your Nonvenomous Snakes: They’re Good for the Farm and Field
Many nonvenomous snakes do so much good that we do ourselves a disservice by getting rid of them, especially those that eat pests no one wants around.
Poison Oak and Poison Ivy: How to Prevent the Rash and Treat It
While your poison oak rash may heal on its own, it’s still likely to be itchy and uncomfortable during the process — sometimes even severely, depending on how allergic you...
Deadly Plants: 13 Plants That Can Literally Kill You
There’s a handful of foliage out there that have the ability to burn you from the inside, blind you, torture you with endless pain and kill you in minutes.
Porcupine Is Nature’s Best Survival Food and It’s What’s for Dinner
How much good can porcupine meat be as a survival food if you end up getting your hands bloodied from quills while trying to make use of it?
Canning 101: Easy Steps to Keep Your Pantry Packed With Fresh Foods
As more grocery stores offered the convenience of canned goods at reasonable prices, home canning was thought to be a dying art, but it has been making a strong comeback.
Ethnobotanist Christopher Nyerges: Guide to Wild Foods and Useful Plants
Finally, in the spring of 2014, Guide to Wild Foods was released in full color, which is perhaps the ultimate format we’d dreamed about in the mid-1970s when the idea...