Tips for year-round healthy skin
11 Sep 2016

5 Ways to Keep Skin Healthy Skin Year Round

Keeping skin healthy all year-round takes some effort. Each season presents its own set of unique environmental conditions that can cause damage to the skin, but taking an active approach in preventing lasting effects of damage will pay off over time. Skin is a person’s most visible feature, the first

Traveling and survival gear, what can you take with you?
05 Sep 2016

12-Point Checklist: Survival Items Preppers Can Take on an Airplane

When you travel, you might feel limited in what survival gear you depend on, because you can’t always take your important items with you. If you’re flying on an airplane, TSA has strict guidelines regarding the type of products and their sizes that you’re allowed to carry on board and pack.

Don't ignore signs of dehydration
18 Aug 2016

7 Signs of Dehydration You Should Never Ignore

Severe dehydration can cause life-threatening problems. Even mild dehydration can be serious, if you’re doing something like climbing or skiing or rescuing injured people. Your body and skin will tell you if you have enough fluids and you could really end up hurting yourself by ignoring it. Several factors contribute to dehydration,

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

Never leave these items in a hot car on a summer day
18 Jul 2016

Why These 10 Items are Dangerous in a Car on a Hot Summer Day

Summer heat presents all types of hazards in regards to sensitive items and chemicals that don’t like extreme temperatures. In some scenarios, dangerous items have warnings posted on them because they may burst, explode, or have an otherwise unfavorable affect that can be harmful to people or surroundings. This is

Animals can be injured in unexpected ways in summertime
07 Jul 2016

7 Hidden Dangers of Summer for Pets

Summer has several dangers for pets that people may not think about. Like humans, dogs and cats get dehydrated and overheated. Providing adequate water and shade are a given, but what about the hidden dangers that summer poses for pets? 1 – Heat stroke. It’s not unprecedented for animals to

These 5 fabrics do the best job of keeping you cool
27 Jun 2016

5 Trusty Fabrics to Keep You Cool During the Scorching Summer Months

Certain fabrics keep you cooler during the summer months, while other fabrics do the opposite. When you’re outside in the scorching heat, you want to be comfortable, yet also protected from bugs and sun. These 5 fabrics are the best if you want to stay cooler outside this summer. 1. Cotton.

Simple Ways to Avoid Bee Stings
20 Jun 2016

5 Simple Bee Sting Prevention Tips for Summer

Summertime is fun, but bee stings aren’t. There are some crazy simple tips that can prevent most stings from bees and wasps. 1– Avoid wearing perfume or cologne. Some scents attract bees. Nectar-seeking bees and wasps will be especially attracted to anything floral, even from a distance. When the bees

ride out a tsunami with a survival pod
11 Jun 2016

‘Survival Pod’ Capsule Designed to Withstand Any Type of Disaster

The “survival pod” is a unique capsule designed to withstand any type of disaster. At least, this is what inventor and CEO of Survival Capsule, Julian Sharpe, claims. The survival pod is made of metal, is covered in an aircraft-grade aluminum shell and is lined with a ceramic thermal blanket. It

Survival Fishing Tips
10 Jun 2016

Feed A Family With These 4 Survival Fishing Hacks

There are alternatives for catching fish other than sitting for hours with a fishing pole in hand. In a bug out situation, multi-tasking will be of the essence and your attention will be on other chores besides catching fish. With that said, check out some hacks for survival fishing. Set hooks