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Learning Lock Picking: The keys to the kingdom

I remember that feeling of having the “keys to the kingdom” when I was taught how to pick locks and surreptitiously enter… well, places that didn’t expect me to be entering. It was awesome, but it took a lot of work and now years past I realize that it’s what’s called a “Perishable Skill” which […]

Swiss Key: An ultralight pocket tool

Swiss Key: An ultralight pocket tool

Sitting in a bar in Ethiopia with my Brother when he pulled out his key chain. On it was the Swiss Key he and I had bought two years ago at the mall. We started talking about how useful it was and we got to talking about all of the different places and different uses […]

Everyday Carry: The Basics by former Navy SEAL, Eric Davis

Everyday Carry: The basics by former Navy SEAL, Eric Davis

They both had that slight look of worry on their face. It was as if they had just lost something valuable, but they were not yet sure it was gone. Just finishing my run I was sweaty and shirtless, but I walked up to the ladies anyways. “Is everything okay?” “No! I just locked my […]

Your first lock picking kit

Your first lock picking kit

I remember that feeling of having the “keys to the kingdom” when I was taught how to pick locks and surreptitiously enter… well places that didn’t expect me to be entering. It was awesome, but it took a lot of work and now years past I realize that it’s what’s called a “Perishable Skill” which […]

Lifeproof Mounts | Take your device along for the ride

To be completely honest – I would not have gone out and bought all of these mounts for my Lifeproof case on my own, but, now that I have them I can’t live without them. Well I could live, but you know… I dig them. The reason I dig them? Because I can quickly and […]

Getting Active – What Are You Ready To Be?

They say that luck favors the prepared. I say: “You are what you’re ready for.” There are many similar mantras that get slung by the Boy Scouts: “Be Prepared” or the tactical type, “Always Be Ready.” Both of these terms imply a state of readiness in preparation for an emergency, attack, or survival situation, but […]

Oakley SI Division Eyewear Impact Testing

Oakley SI Division Eyewear Impact Testing

Inside the labs at Oakley SI division. Here’s what you need to know about Oakley’s impact testing. Deep inside of Oakley’s lab we learn more about what goes into the testing process of their eyewear. Two Oakley Glasses You Should Own SI Ballistic Crosshair – Function & Fashion  SI Ballistic PRIZM – New Shooting Technology   

AeroPress | A Nomads Coffee Maker

AeroPress | A Nomads Coffee Maker

Getting a good cup of coffee while on the road or in the field can make all of the difference.  I’ve used a variety of things from french presses to instant coffee, all producing mixed results. Then you meet a connoisseur One of the beauties of traveling a lot is that you get to meet […]

Are Your Eyes Safe with Oakley Glasses?

Are Your Eyes Safe with Oakley Glasses?

I’ve been issued many pairs of Oakley’s while I was in the SEAL Teams and now I understand why. Oakley allows us inside of their restricted testing labs to show us why they’re one of the best at protecting our eyes, both inside and out. In future posts I’ll be featuring two of my favorite […]

3 Ways to drop that Weight After the Holidays

3 Ways to drop that Weight After the Holidays

I intentionally gain a little weight during the holidays. Partially because I just want to let loose, but mostly because I want to practice and demonstrate my ability to recover and quickly drop the pounds. It’s always perplexed me that people I know don’t ask me how to lose weight. They’re all quick to tell […]