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.
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.
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.
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Does ramen expire or can it be used as a survival food?
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 […]
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.
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.
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 […]