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Emergency Supplies

What Is The Difference Between A Hatchet And An Axe?

Walking into a hardware store can get real confusing, real quick. All you want to do is chop some firewood or start that wood project, but you see a wall of shiny cutting tools, and they honestly all look the same sometimes.

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Emergency Supplies

What Is Fatwood Used For? And Is It Worth It?

You don’t have to be deep in bushcraft to appreciate fatwood. Fatwood knowledge goes a long way to ensuring warmth and light in a worst-case scenario.

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Emergency Supplies

Why Is A Defibrillator Important? Here Are 4+ Reasons Why.

For years, there’s been a call for more public access to defibrillators. It’s because, like all first aid, they save lives and are relevantly easy to deploy. Let’s look closer at the reasons why defibrillators are important and how to get better access to them.

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Emergency Supplies

7+ Reasons Why CPR Is Important

Taking a CPR class is one of those things that we put off, but we really shouldn’t. We never know when we will face an emergency where we are the only source of oxygen for the injured. CPR classes are super accessible through the American Red Cross. The class is affordable and only lasts around five […]

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Emergency Supplies

Why Are First Aid Kits Important? Here Are 6+ Reasons Why.

Have you ever just been caught without a bandaid? A first aid kit is made for any emergency, whether a scraped knee or increasingly bad blood loss.

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Winter Weather Emergency Supplies

Why Are Mittens Warmer Than Gloves? Which One Is Better?

When your hands get cold, misery is sure to follow. But it isn’t just about comfort.  You lose a considerable amount of body heat through your hands. That could mean the difference between surviving and not-so-much surviving in a winter-related emergency.  Let’s look at exactly why are mittens warmer than gloves, and how they differ and […]

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Emergency Supplies

Why Are Candles Expensive? And What Are Alternatives?

It feels like there are only two candle options – 99¢ or $100,000. Okay, so not quite that bad, but let’s be serious; paying $100 for something that supposedly smells like bark and will burn out relatively quickly feels sorta insane.  Let’s look at why candles are so expensive and what you can do about […]

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Emergency Supplies

Why Does Tobacco Help Bee Stings? Here Are 3+ Reasons Why.

You’re enjoying a lovely sunny day; out of nowhere, a stinging insect decides you’re its target. It’s not like the bee zeros in; it’s just that we get in its way or it feels threatened.

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Hazardous Materials & Chemicals Emergency Supplies

Why Do Alkaline Batteries Leak? Here’s How To Prevent It.

Batteries will be one of the only power sources left when the world ends. Plus, most of the modern world uses them to do everyday tasks.

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Emergency Supplies

11+ Best Healthy Foods For Long Term Storage

You might want to store emergency food long-term for a ton of reasons that haven’t anything to do with a possible impending doomsday.  Healthy foods, in particular, not only last longer when preserving them, but they actually retain more nutrients when stored correctly.

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Alerts And Warnings Emergency Supplies

5+ Best Emergency Radio Options To Have for Every Situation

Most disaster-preparedness kit checklists has an emergency radio listed. But what does that even mean? You type it into Google and are instantly hit with a million different options. We will break down why an emergency radio is important and what options are out there that suit your survival needs.

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Emergency Supplies

9+ Best Emergency Foods To Stock Up On

Life is too unpredictable not to have at least some emergency food on hand at all times. It’s not an overreaction; it is preparedness. We will take a closer look at the best emergency foods to stock up on and how to safely maintain it.

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Shelf Life of Ramen Noodles: How Long Do They Last & What To Do If They’ve Expired

Does ramen expire or can it be used as a survival food?

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Emergency Supplies

10 Reasons Not to Use Wasp Spray for Self-Defense

Self-defense is one of the most important things you can learn. Not only will basic self-defense skills keep you safe in dangerous situations, they will also build your personal confidence. There are plenty of martial arts and weapons that can keep you safe, but wasp spray isn’t one of them.  Using wasp spray self defense […]

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Emergency Supplies Evacuation

How To Build an Emergency Bag For Cars To Get You Home

Are you and the adult drivers in your family prepared for a roadside breakdown? According to the AAA, of the millions of motorist roadside assistance calls they receive, dead car batteries and flat tires lead the pack.

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Emergency Supplies

Shelf Life of Gatorade: When Do I Throw it Away?

What started as a test drink on the football field of the University of Florida, hence the “Gator” in the name, is now a global drink used by athletes and non-athletes for energy and electrolytes.

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Emergency Supplies Evacuation

10+ Essentials That Should Be in Every Bug Out Bag

The bug out bag is a survival kit (or simply emergency kit) that contains the items one would require to survive for seventy two hours on their own. It can be easy to forget these essential items when you need them the most so make sure to start packing now! In this article, we’ll cover […]