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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Which Olympic Sports Mold the Best Survivalists?
16 Aug 2016

Which Olympic Sports Mold the Best Survivalists?

I had a random thought while watching the summer Olympics: If civilization fell apart and I was left to fend for a small group along with myself, which athletes would fare best? Some would undoubtedly do better than others in a survival scenario. But if it came down to five,

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Assemble a Pet First-Aid Kit
05 Aug 2016

Assemble a Pet First-Aid Kit

Summertime means more people are out and about, including bringing their four-legged friends along. While the weather’s warm and the living is easy, as they say, there are more things out in the environment that can cause problems with animals. Protect your pet with pet first aid and have a

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There is no safe place outdoors during lightning
01 Aug 2016

Practical Guide: 3 Ways to Stay Safe in a Lightning Storm While Camping

Using this practical guide to saying safe in a lightning storm while camping may save your life. Lightning can strike anywhere when a storm breaks out. Depending on where you’re located outdoors, a thunderstorm could be potentially dangerous. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says that there is no safe

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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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Self Defense Tools You Can Take on a Plane
23 Jul 2016

5 Self-Defense Tools You Can Carry On A Plane

Traveling comes with a lot of challenges, especially when you may be worried ensuring your safety. Even though you can’t bring obvious self-defense weapons such as firearms or knives in your carry-on bag when traveling by plane, there are some effective tools you can pack for self-defense that are unlikely to arouse

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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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Exploding Fire Extinguisher Ball
13 Jul 2016

Exploding Fire Extinguisher? Throw This Extinguisher and It Puts Out Fires

If Elide Fire has its way, the vertical fire hydrant “spray cans” will be a thing of the past. They’ve created an exploding fire extinguisher ball that just makes so much sense. When you’re in a fire, how close do you really want to be to it? Yes, fire extinguishers

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What You Need to Know About Traveling with Firearms
11 Jul 2016

What You Need to Know About Traveling with Firearms

For many of us, summer is a time for traveling. However, it’s important to remember that our safety doesn’t go on vacation. If you’re planning to travel this summer, be aware of the laws and regulations regarding firearms. Gun laws are complicated and vary by jurisdiction. As a responsible gun

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Essential Items for Wilderness Survival
05 Jul 2016

Go Beyond the Survival Essentials

Having some basic survival essential items with you when you’re outdoors is a must and the key to outdoor success. The items you have with you should provide for your basic needs while out and about, both while things are going according to plan and when things get hairy. But

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