We often take canned food for granted. If we need something with a long shelf life then we just naturally gravitate toward the canned items, but it's worth taking a step back to consider just how much canned food has done for us over the years.
How would you survive if you found yourself stranded on a desert island? It's a thought experiment that dates back into antiquity. There's just something about the most extreme survival situations which captures the imagination.
Some elements of survival in the great outdoors have become common knowledge over the years. For example, even someone with the most cursory knowledge of the wilderness will typically know about the importance of an MRE or basic water filter.
YouTube isn't what most people think of when talking about the great outdoors. If anything, we usually head out into nature to get away from modern technology. However, in reality YouTube is one of the greatest resources ever created for survivalists.
Camping, hiking, and everything related to the great outdoors can be an amazing experience. It's one of the few chances we have to leave all the worries related to the modern world behind for a while. But that relaxation requires some significant planning beforehand.
Cultures worldwide have used spices to extend the longevity of food for thousands of years. It is out of this ingenuity that hot sauce was born. We took a look at the history of modern hot sauce and how it ended up in every cabinet around the world.