From the earliest days of mankind, one of the few things that separated our particular breed of big-brained monkey from the rest of the competition in the wild was our ability to harness light, in the form of fire. Fire, of course, was paramount to our success as a species for a number of other reasons: it provided heat, safety, and a means by which to cook calorically dense … [Read more...] about Let there be light: Why making a flashlight part of your EDC is worth it
For a defensive minded person, potential threats to the well-being of you and your family are always near the forefront of your mind. Whether you're walking down a dimly lit New York City alleyway or trudging up the steep and well-worn mountain path behind your wooded home, there are dangers to consider and mitigate if you want to ensure a long and fruitful life -- and it's … [Read more...] about A simple mental exercise that increases your chances of surviving a gunfight
I pulled the trigger and nothing happened, no click, mushy trigger. The range was quiet in those milliseconds as I tried to ascertain what was happening. My weapon just malfunctioned? Smoke rose steadily from the end of my suppressor. I could see the heat waves rising off the spray paint camouflaged shroud of my Surefire suppressor, distorting the target through the lens of my … [Read more...] about Rand CLP | Does it really cut cleaning time in half?