Not every camper is looking to totally "rough it" while they are in the woods. In this clip, learn how to make a comfy, folding camping seat out of cheap supplies for less than five bucks! This foam pad is far better than the ones you buy at those expensive camping stores and ...more
Video: . This video will show you how to connect the positive and ground wire on the battery of your RV or camping trailer. There will be a red and a black or white wire for the ground, we'll show you how to hook everything up to get you up running.
SOUR GRASS. Sourgrass is known to the scientific world as Oxalis pes-caprae. To gardeners this may be a weed but to hikers and campers.....this is a delicious snack! Although not indigneous to CA, sour grass can be found just about anywhere. A great spot for me to munch is d ...more
Last week I did some beach camping at the San Onofre State Beach "Trails" and my experience was less than satisfactory. I'm hoping that by reading what happened through my trip, you'll be able to plan for a better trip. According to the CA State Parks Website, San Onofre Blu ...more
Watch this instructional video to learn how to tie the tautline hitch knot for camping. The tautline hitch knot is a favorite among campers. This knot is useful for adjusting the tension of tent guy lines and laundry lines, among other uses. The tautline hitch knot can be slip ...more
Tired of jet and helicopter campers in Battlefield 3? This guide will show you a surefire way to kill them before they can even get in the air, stopping them from becoming a nuisance later on. Learn how to camp the BF 3 campers.
In this free video series, our expert will offer up tips and advice on how to pick an RV or Pop-Up Camper. If you have been thinking of buying a recreational vehicle, let our expert explain the finer points of this sizable purchase. You will learn about pop-up campers, towable ...more
This video will show you how to fix or repair a broken clearance light on your popup camper. This will also work on a utility trailer. Video: .
Sure, most people despise campers, but when it comes down to it, everyone camps, no matter what the game. Nobody wants to admit it, that's all… except NextGenTactics! In this video, they show you some ideal camping locations for the Broadcast multiplayer map in Call of Duty 4: ...more
Video: . Nobody likes an RV or camper toilet that smells, this video will show you how to prevent your RV toilet from smelling. After many trial and error tactics, we figured out a way to greatly reduce the amount of smell that the toilet in our camper was creating. The prob ...more
This video will show you how to set up your popup camper also known as a tent trailer. Video: .
Video: . This video will show you how to free-up manual folding RV stairs that are frozen and will not fold in or retract for you. If you have been camping for as long as I have you will know how much of a pain it is when you can't fold your camper or motorhome steps in or ou ...more
Before you make that extended camping trek out into the wilderness, there are a few things any self-respecting camper should know how to do. And one of those things is how to safely feed oneself. With this free video guide, you'll learn how to practice food safety when roughin ...more
Glow sticks, a popular favor at parties and outdoor events, and a must-have on Halloween, can be traced back to the United States Navy in the mid-1960s. The military desired improved visibility during night operations, and glow sticks, with their small-size portability and lac ...more
I grew up in a rural town, and that meant that we dehydrated a lot of food. Even with a hungry family of five, there was no way that we could eat all of the season's tomatoes before they molded, or all of the orchard's apples before they grew soft, or all of the wild mushrooms ...more
Paracord, or parachute cord, has a very interesting history. As its name implies, it was used to suspend parachutes in WWII. The super lightweight cord is used nowadays as a utlity cord in the military and other applications. The paracord, also known as 550 cord, has even been ...more
This video is an extensive and in depth analysis of how you can best play a four-person team on a multiplayer match in Call of Duty: Black Ops, especially on the Kino Der Toten maps. Always know where to look out for campers! Part 1 of 3 - How to Play 4-player multiplayer on K ...more
There's a lot that you can do in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. Sure, you can do the predictable thing and be a gay cat-man that shouts at dragons to death. But you can also take on even the most mundane of tasks. Want to make pies for twenty hours? There's an oven right over th ...more
Learning how to maintain and sharpen your Swiss army knife is an important skill for campers and backpackers. You will need to have a sharpening stone that can be dry or wet. To use a wet stone simply add a little bit of water or homing oil. Keep the blade at an angle of 5 to ...more
The most genius summertime snack hack that we've come across recently is, without a doubt, the campfire cone. Astounding in its simplicity and ease of preparation, yet brilliant in its execution, the campfire cone has something for everyone: parents and children, expert and no ...more
The javelin glitch in Modern Warfare 2 is currently being exploited for great and evil purposes. Watch this video to learn how to take advantage of this glitch, for both the XBox 360 and the PS3. Fair warning, though: doing this glitch could get you banned by the powers that b ...more
News : Rat Breeders in Illinois Are Just the Latest Victims of Unappreciated Hantaviruses That Infect Humans
A recent pathogen outbreak in Illinois is just one of many outbreaks of an underappreciated, but serious, viral infection passed from rodents to humans. These hantaviruses have been cropping up more frequently in the last decade or so, giving us more reason to clean out our du ...more
From BackpackerMagazine comes a video tutorial about an essential skill: how to pitch a tent in the wild. The video takes us from scouting out an appropriate location for the tent, to actually erecting the structure. This is an invaluable skill while camping alone, but is also ...more
The pranks outlook.. a bunch of friends or campers are camping, someone that the people being pranked knows will suit up in a bear outfit then the "bear" will walk around just outside the camp to alert people then the "bear" charges. someone then grabs a gun with blanks in it, ...more
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When I was younger, my family would go to fancy restaurants and I would invariably order a Shirley Temple. (Ironically, the real Shirley Temple actually didn't like it much.) But it's hard to really find anything offensive in this kiddie cocktail: It's ginger ale with a splash ...more
Mason jars are a DIYer's best friend, nearly on par with duct tape and paper clips. Why? Because you can use mason jars for so many things besides just canning and drinking, and I'm not talking about other obvious uses like basic storage containers or miniature terrariums. I'm ...more
Zynga games has released their ZLotto feature that you can use to get exclusive prizes for FarmVille, Mafia Wars, YoVille, PetVille, and FrontierVille! In this guide I will discuss all the aspects of this feature, how to use it, and some tips for success. Game Prizes FarmVi ...more
Broken glass Christmas ornaments? Evergreen wreath falling apart? Before you throw away or donate Christmas decorations you no longer need, see if you can reuse or recycle them for better use year-round or for next year's holiday season. Christmas ball ornaments can be used t ...more
Cocktails and spirits writer Camper English likes playing with ice. His latest experiment is a ticking ice bomb (re: an ice cube filled with food coloring that slowly turns your beverage black as it melts). Camper's brief explanation is enough to get you started: "The first ...more
Creating a class in Black Ops 2 is kind of like an art form. Every player has an insane amount of options for creating a character for all sorts of situations. Combining perks, with secondary weapons, and attachments allows for a wide range of killing options. But in order to ...more
If you know that ticks spread Lyme disease, you may already know you might also catch a bunch of other infections from them. One of the lesser-known diseases spread by ticks is infection with the bacterium Anaplasma phagocytophilium, called anaplasmosis. The disease is danger ...more
The economic mini-camper isn't a particularly new idea, but German designer Cornelius Comanns' Bufalino concept is about as sleek as I've seen them. The ultra-light and fuel efficient camper boasts an Ikea-esque minimalist, functional aesthetic, as well as the following featu ...more
Who says camping is social? This one man RV makes solo enjoyment possible with an RV so small, only one person can fit. No more wife bugging you to come on your camping trip, she won't fit! With just one bicycle seat you'll never have to be social again! Camper Bike made by K ...more
Update January 27, 2014: Samsung has released a statement to address the flip cover issue, claiming it as a bug with a "fix" coming soon: "We have currently identified a software compatibility issue with the Galaxy Note 3 update to Android 4.4 (KitKat) and select 3rd party ac ...more
If you're an avid camper or hiker, you've probably been in a situation where you've needed a backpack and not had one. Maybe you brought one and it got broken or lost, or maybe your day trip turned into an overnighter. Whatever the reason, if you're in a pinch and have an extr ...more
Babblin5, our good friend from Wichita, is hacking again. Here he mods an old camper cooler, powering it with USB power. Yes, it's useless and ingenious. We love it. Click to play Make a USB mini fridge video (will open in new window).
Fire is something that no camper or survivalist can be without. There are many different methods that can be used to make a nice warm fire. One way is by using char cloth. So in this four part tutorial, you'll find out how to make your own char cloth and how to use it. Enjoy! ...more
What's yummier than fresh mac and cheese? Mac and cheese PLUS crumbled potato chips! Yup, two comfort foods in one will make your stomach one happy camper tonight. Check out this food video to learn how to make a super easy, no-bake mac and cheese mixed in with crumbled potato ...more
With this free video tutorial, you'll learn how to tie a taut line knot. The taut line is an essential camping knot. Use it to tie your guyline to your rain or dinner fly. The knot is easy to tie provided, of course, you know how to go about making it. For an easy-to-follow, s ...more
Before you make that extended trek out into the wild, there are a few things any self-respecting camper should know how to do. And one of those things is how to feed oneself. With this free video guide, you'll learn how to safely and efficiently cook food when backpacking. For ...more
Learn how to use a set of wire strippers to take the coating off of a piece of wire so that you can make a repair to your boat, car,truck,snow mobile trailer, camper etc Video: .