11 ways a condom can save life when in an emergency situation

Multi-functional survival uses for a CONDOM. Including CONDOMS in survival kits is not a new idea.  People have been packing them in mini survival kits…

Survival uses for headphones

I may not carry a knife or 10 feet of paracord with me daily, but I always have my headphones. If I was thrust into…

Bowdrill Step by Step – Fire by Friction For The Beginner

I spent a great morning practicing fire by friction, and I have since decided to put this together in order to help those of us…

Stones and Hones – Sharpening a Knife Series

Have you ever thought that you need to sharpen your knife but just don’t know where to start? Well, in this series from James Mandeville we’ll…

How to Have a Zero Waste Camp Kitchen

This is a great article to get us thinking  about how much waste we leave or create when we’re camping and out on adventures, it…

12 Countries for Cheap Vacations in 2017

Looking to go somewhere nice for the holidays in 2017? Here in the Outdoor Revival office we’re talking about possible holiday destinations for 2017, we’ve…

PVC Slingshot bow V 2.0

Obviously, this looks like a great project, lots of fun and maybe has a practical application.  I’ve just had a look about the Outdoor Revival…

Surviving a Plane Crash – When It Happens

  If, like me, you fly frequently, it must cross your mind at some point that there is a chance one day you may be…

Mad, Bad SAS Soldiers – Rogue Heroes

When it comes to fitness, adaptability, and toughness we’d all love to be as capable as the guys that serve in the SAS and other…

Where are the Missing Great White Sharks?

Where are all the Great White sharks in South Africa? It’s a question that’s been preoccupying locals and shark spotters worldwide. Swimmers and surfers are…

Two Giant Sea Lions Sink Small Boat

Boats go sailing in and out of the harbours in Washington State in the U.S. so frequently it’s rare that people pay much attention to…

Return To Nature in a Living Coffin

In the olden days when a person died, they were put into a wooden coffin and buried in the ground.  Now there are many different…

My Tips On How to Choose the Best Sleeping Bag

Overwhelmed. That is the first word that comes to mind when I think about the first stages of buying my overnight backpacking gear. Specifically, sleeping…

The most mysterious places in Texas

When you find yourself thinking about weird places, you never think of Texas. Instead, Texas conjures up thoughts of fried food, friendly people, and football.…

Rent a Chinese Island For $535 a Year

Fancy living on an island? In the northeastern Liaoning province in China there are five hundred islands, many man made and unoccupied for rent from…

Gift ideas for adventure travelers

So, you have always wanted to buy the perfect gift for your best friend, they’re an active traveler so it would be good to get…

Top 10 Survival Uses For A Bandana

One of the most popular survival items of all time, without question, is the bandana. There’s good reason why: even though it may seem simple,…

A city built on sawdust

Here’s some news for our friends in Canada about the development of Chaudière Island which is located in the center of the Ottawa Metropolitan area,…