Tagged: nature

How to make cane sandals

Via primitivetechnology.wordpress.com: I made a pair of sandals from loya cane. Walking bare footed in the bush generally doesn’t cause problems for my feet. But when repetitively carrying loads of various materials the soles of...

Pemmican: the ultimate survival food

Packed with calories and nutrition and able to be packed and stored for long periods, pemmican is often called the ultimate survival food. Created by Native Americans and adopted by European explorers of the...

Little cats

CAT CLOSE-UP Little cats get curious behind Joel Sartore’s camera lens. Watch five species of felines in motion. [Via: nationalgeographic.com]

Snapshots of Iceland

Iceland is a country of sharp contrasts. A place where fire and ice co-exist. Where dark winters are offset by the summer’s midnight sun. A country where insular existence has spurred a rich and...

Fibonacci and the golden ratio

Phi (Φ,φ) –the golden number or Fibonacci’s number– is a very familiar concept, and one that has been studied by mathematicians of all ages. Nor is it unknown to lovers of art, biology, architecture, music,...

Bed shed

Primitive technology is a hobby where you make things in the wild completely from scratch using no modern tools or materials. This is the strict rule. If you want a fire- use fire sticks,...

2016 Nikon small world

Nikon’s Small World is regarded as the leading forum for showcasing the beauty and complexity of life as seen through the light microscope. The Photomicrography Competition is open to anyone with an interest in...

Far north bushcraft and survival

Far north bushcraft and survival is all about helping you to learn the skills necessary to become self sufficient in the wilderness. They will help give you more confidence and comfort with your new...

Silkhenge spider

In the sticky jungles of South America, a mysterious spider crafts towers out of silk—confounding scientists with its intricate creations. Comprising a silky spire surrounded by a circular picket fence, the structures are sometimes...