Posts in category Everyday Carry

How Gum And Survival Go Together

Chewing gum / bubble gum is a pop-culture element so rooted into modern society that it’s impossible for our generations (the gum-chewing, bubble-blowing generations) to envision it otherwise. As kids, we used to go for the sweet flavored types, the ones that came into a multitude of colors or flavors. As adults, if we lost […]

Emergency Items You Should Carry in M...

If you were in the military, or know people who were or are, you’ve probably heard someone utter the axiom “Two is one—one is none.” This phrase seems a little murky in the mathematics department, but it is spot-on when it comes to real life emergencies and the frequent effects of Murphy’s Law (you know, when […]

Hiking with a Handgun: 6 Things to Co...

The weapon does you NO good if you cannot reach it. This is the bottom line. Maybe you can’t reach it because it is buried in your backpack, or you left it in the truck, or–worse still–it’s sitting in the safe at home. This is the ultimate irony of all ironies: To own something that […]

15 Uses For YOUR Cell Phone Camera...

1. Draw a map, shoot it, send it. Trying to send or receive directions to or from a certain location and voice directions just aren’t cutting it? Draw a map on paper, take a picture, and send. 2. Injury photos to the doctor. Suppose you’re in a situation where you can’t get to help and […]

What knife are you carrying right now...

My knife is a Spyderco Paramilitary. My spyderco has been everywhere with me, including 3 different countries. The only thing I would change about my knife is that I do wish the lock was as strong as a cold steel knife. I also have a Cold Steel AK47. My ak is a great knife. However […]

The Internal Workings of a Cell Phone...