Ditch the Key Chain With this Compact, Handy Multi-Tool.

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Only Buy One of These Snorkels, and the Kids Will Fight Over It. So Better Buy None or Enough for All Them.

When you go to the "About Us" section of our web page, you'll see Sam wearing a Subea Snorkel. We bought it at Decathlon in Nanning, China. I also bought 18 pairs of underwear at that store for $2.50/ea, but that's a different story for a different time. https://youtu.be/flOJSLdorE4 These Snorkels are fantastic. Really easy … Continue reading Only Buy One of These Snorkels, and the Kids Will Fight Over It. So Better Buy None or Enough for All Them.

And You Thought it Snowed a Lot this Winter? Not as Much as 1888.

In 1888, no one had radar or weather forecasts. Nothing told families spread out across the prairie that weather would be turning for the worse or if precipitation was incoming. On January 12, 1888, the northern plains of Minnesota, Dakotas and Nebraska experienced unseasonably warm weather. People flocked outside to work on outdoor projects after … Continue reading And You Thought it Snowed a Lot this Winter? Not as Much as 1888.

Truman: A Less Than Famous President With an Infamous Legacy

Missouri born and bred, Harry S. Truman led a long and interesting life. Mostly known as the president who sent the order to drop atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in order to put an end to World War II, Truman's life is a fascinating narration of the American life transitioning from the 19th into … Continue reading Truman: A Less Than Famous President With an Infamous Legacy

How to Get Into Re-Chargeable Batteries for Under $50 (Including Batteries)….and You’ll Actually Use Them.

"I've tried getting into re-chargeable batteries before," you'll say. You already agree that the concept is a good one. The problem is actually using them. The other problem is where to keep the darn charger! Re-Chargeable Battery Charger That Plugs Into the Wall! It's amazing to me that it's taken this long to just make … Continue reading How to Get Into Re-Chargeable Batteries for Under $50 (Including Batteries)….and You’ll Actually Use Them.

The Rise of the Russian Oligarchy and an American’s Journey Throughout It All

A few years after the fall of the Berlin wall, Boris Yeltsin became president of an independent Russia. His administration pursued a policy of converting government owned enterprises into privately, yet publicly owned companies. Russia issued "privatization vouchers" to citizens as ownership in these converted state-owned businesses. Typical Russians, however, had no experience or knowledge … Continue reading The Rise of the Russian Oligarchy and an American’s Journey Throughout It All

What Should You Take When You Travel Internationally? Maybe Try This Tool For Cleaning Clothes.

Walking through Europe in the summer can get quite sweaty. I've walked through Machu Pichu in March. I've had clinging clothes in China. I've had a lot of Swass in Spain. I know rank clothes. As I've gotten older, the B.O. seems to cling a little more. Anyone share the pain? https://youtu.be/rfw8NF6bhRc The Sonic Soak … Continue reading What Should You Take When You Travel Internationally? Maybe Try This Tool For Cleaning Clothes.

This Actually Happened: A Former President Nearly Died on an Amazonian Expedition to Map an Undiscovered River.

Theodore Roosevelt wanted to run for Presidential election. Agreeing previously to step aside to allow younger men to run, the former "Rough Rider" changed his mind and decided to seek a third term. Running as the candidate of the Progressive Party after losing the nomination to William Howard Taft in the Republican party, he felt … Continue reading This Actually Happened: A Former President Nearly Died on an Amazonian Expedition to Map an Undiscovered River.

Camping Survival, Solitude and the Amazing Journey of a Young Man

Luke and Sam both loved Hatchet, by Gary Paulsen, a book of survival, ingenuity and solitude. A 13 year old boy survives a plane crash in the Canadian wilderness, and begins a journey of survival and self discovery that everyone should read. If you'd like to buy our pick for the best camping and survival … Continue reading Camping Survival, Solitude and the Amazing Journey of a Young Man

Marine Sniper: 93 Confirmed Kills

Looking for an entertaining, yet true, riveting novel? Look no further than the story of Sergeant Carlos Hathcock. During the Vietnam War, Hathcock stalked,often behind enemy lines, harassing and demoralizing the enemy on his way to 93 confirmed kills. The legend of this amazing soldier is told quite professionally in Marine Sniper: 93 Confirmed Kills, … Continue reading Marine Sniper: 93 Confirmed Kills