29 May 2015

The movie San Andreas has impossible earthquake scenes, but the real thing is even scarier.

The new blockbuster San Andreas hits theaters this weekend. In the movie, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson heroically rescues people from tumbling skyscrapers and monstrous tsunami waves. It will no doubt be packed with amazing special effects and edge of your seat action. But how realistic is this nightmare scenario? Crowds

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06 May 2015

What Does it Really Take to Perform Under Pressure?

This is your body under pressure. Hormones rocket like flaming ping pong balls all around your brain. Your breathing turns fast and erratic. Your heart pounds mercilessly but your blood vessels have constricted, choking off the flow of vital oxygen. Your muscles are at DEFCON 1. Maximum readiness. There are

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09 Apr 2015

The Leadership Qualities You Need to Step Up and Take Charge

When it’s burning down, falling apart, or spinning out of control, where will you stand? Emergencies don’t care if you’re ready or not. It’s inevitable, there will be people around and they’ll need a strong leader. Will it be you?

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31 Mar 2015

Three Survival Skills You Can Master This Summer

It’s the seemingly small skills that can mean the difference between surviving and thriving. They’re easy to master and cheap to practice. The summer is a great time to spend some time outside working on some manual skills that we should all at least have some idea how to do.

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04 Mar 2015

Three Questions Every Prepper Should be Able to Answer Without Hesitation

Carl Sagan, the famous astrophysicist and astronomer, once said, “Extinction is the rule. Survival is the exception.” As survivalists, we all know that extinction is inevitable. We can’t know when and we can’t know where, but we do know that eventually, we will have to rely on our knowledge and

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29 Jan 2015

Drones Are Flying Over American Soil, and Not Just for Fun

The use of drones to carry out strategic military strikes at various locations overseas has been well documented. The recent proliferation and innovation of drones here on American soil has yet to receive the coverage that it really deserves. It’s essential for people to know about the increase of civilian

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11 Dec 2014

Essential Winter Survival Gear

In honor of the snowfall and chilly temperatures, we ranked our top 5 pieces of essential winter gear. We’re in the the holiday spirit, and we want you to stay warm and dry out there. Before you head out into the winter wilderness make sure you have all of the

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08 Dec 2014

Avoid these Common Backcountry Skiing Mistakes

Skiers love taking on whatever the mountain can dish out. There is nothing better than hitting fresh powder in the backcountry with friends. Canada’s CBC news reported that sales of backcountry ski equipment were up 40 percent at the start of the 2012-13 season and backcountry is no longer a fringe sector.

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05 Dec 2014

You Must Know These 3 Ways to Gather Rainwater

No water. Are you ready? The human body can make it about three days before dying of crippling thirst. Our bodies are mostly made of water, so when we are without it our bodies can no longer function. Read below and you’ll know ways to bring precious water to your

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04 Dec 2014

How to Find a Lost Hiker

A lost hiker should be found as soon as possible. You must know these tips for tracking a person in the wilderness. If not, the lost person faces an increased risk of harm. Local and national authorities search for thousands of missing people every year. There are many dangers around

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