SurvivalMitch Harris

Be ready for a volcanic eruption

Though the U.S. is home to 169 active volcanoes, we haven't seen a disastrous eruption since 1980. We wrote this guide in case that good luck runs out.

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SurvivalMitch Harris

Be ready for tornado season

Every year, dozens of Americans are killed by tornadoes. Here's how to not be one of them.

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SurvivalMitch Harris

Be ready for a snakebite

Chances are, the technique you learned to treat a snakebite is wrong. Here's how to do it right.

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AdventureMitch Harris

Yes, you can still visit Cuba. Here’s how.

Political bluster aside, travel from the U.S. to Cuba is easier now than it's been for decades. But there are still rules to follow.

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WellnessMitch Harris

How to talk whiskey without embarrassing yourself

We can't teach you everything there is to know about whiskey. But we can at least help you avoid a few common mistakes.

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AdventureMitch Harris

Here’s the stuff we bought at OR

We just got back from America's biggest outdoor adventure gear show. Here are the items we got for our shop.

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SurvivalMitch Harris

These flashlights can hide your stash

VSSL's impact-and-water-resistant LED flashlights come fitted with survival essentials and a discreet storage space.

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SurvivalMitch Harris

Holy sh*t, Man Vs. Wild actually saved someone

Last week, a British man survived three days alone in the Australian Outback. He says Bear Grylls taught him how to do it.

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AdventureMitch Harris

Why we sell a $275 blanket

When we assigned our gear writer to test a waterproof "adventure blanket", he was skeptical. Then he took it out of the box.

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SurvivalMitch Harris

6 must-have items for your car’s emergency kit

Every year, unprepared motorists die when their cars break down in remote areas. With a well-packed survival kit, you can avoid becoming one of them.

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