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Can You Eat Rats in a Survival Situation?

  When I was recently camping, I started to think about some situations that could lead to having no food readily available while in the woods. Like one of those cable shows where people are left in the woods with nothing, having to figure out for themselves how to survive and make their way back to society. That got me …

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Can A Felon Own a Crossbow?

  There are millions of individuals that have had the unfortunate circumstance of being found guilty and charged with a crime.  So they do their time and pay the debt to society. Unfortunately, in our world,  if one is incarcerated as a felon, there are certain rights one forfeits. One of those most important rights lost is gun ownership. Whether …

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Can You Drink Blood in a Survival Situation?

  The other day I was watching a television program where after a deer is shot and killed, the hunters cut open the area of the deer’s heart and consumed a piece of the heart and drank a cup of its blood. After watching this seemingly primitive ritual, it made me start thinking about blood. Blood is an extremely important part of …

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Can You Eat Snow to Stay Alive?

  It is highly probable, with a few exceptions,  you will experience some level of significant snow precipitation where you live this year. In fact, some of the heaviest snowfall occur in many of the regions of the US and Canada. There are major cities in the US that you would not suspect receive a tremendous amount of accumulation. Cities …