Quad Sharp Knife Sharpener from Lansky
23 Sep 2016

The QuadSharp Pocket Sharpener Is the Only Knife Sharpener You Need

Lansky Sharpeners has released a knife sharpener that will replace every other knife sharpener you may already have. The new QuadSharp Knife Sharpener [$19] is a portable blade sharpener that will let you maintain your knives in the field. The sharpener features the same four angles as the legendary Lansky Controlled-Angle

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Polaris ACE 500 ATV New for 2017
19 Sep 2016

Polaris ACE 500 ATV New for 2017

Check out the new 2017 model of the Polaris ACE 500 ATV. Now featuring the 33 HP 500cc ProStar EFI engine, the new 2017 Polaris ACE 500 is more powerful than the company’s previous model. The 2017 redesign offers riders 10% more leg room and a gallon of storage space

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How to Survive a Tornado
09 Sep 2016

How to Survive a Tornado

While storms that spawn tornadoes are thought of as being primarily a spring thing, because the majority of tornadoes occur from April through June. But the reality is that tornadoes can happen at any time of year. In fact, an F-2 tornado just ripped through an industrial park in Windsor,

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100% Kevlar Shoelaces
31 Aug 2016

100% Kevlar Shoelaces

The ITS Tactical Kevlar Escape Laces are the first 100% kevlar shoelaces on the market. Other laces are only reinforced with kevlar fibers.

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Lightweight Quick Dry Travel Towel
26 Aug 2016

Lightweight Quick Dry Travel Towels

We received a package of two travel towels by Snugpak, along with some other cool items that we are currently reviewing. We were excited to get the towels because, even though towels are not the sexiest or most necessary survival or preparedness item, lightweight quick dry travel towels are an

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Is a Solar or Gas Generator Best? It Depends.
26 Jul 2016

Is a Solar or Gas Generator Best? It Depends.

What makes the most sense? Buying a generator that requires gasoline or electricity, or buying a generator that provides electricity by harnessing the free energy from the sun? Well…it’s not that simple is it? Solar has advantages, for sure, but the gear is expensive, fragile and not very portable. It

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5 Ways to Communicate in an Emergency
20 Jul 2016

5 Ways to Communicate In An Emergency

When the SHTF, ways to communicate in an emergency with your family and your close friends will be a high priority. Communication infrastructure is also the one aspect of the grid that’s all but sure to fail, thanks to the general public’s reliance on digital electronic devices such as phones and computers

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Emergency Phone Calling
17 Jun 2016

How Do You Communicate in An Emergency?

When the ground starts to shake, a tornado blows through or a line of wildfire sweeps through, your first thought will likely be to call your loved ones and ask how they are or let them know how you are. When everyone is doing that though, the phone network may

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Emergency Planning With Children
14 Jun 2016

Best Emergency Prep Tips for Families With Children

Adults tend to think that we can handle everything and of course that means we’ll take care of our kids in an emergency. And, there are some things we may think that kids aren’t ready to handle. Is emergency planning on that list for you? Children actually need, and many want,

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maintenance on a residential water heater
03 Jun 2016

Hidden Emergency Water Sources You’ve Never Thought Of

In the event of an emergency, water is going to be one of the most sought-after commodities. It is essential to store water for emergency use (one gallon per person per day is the recommended amount), but you may be surprised at the sources of water you already may have

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