disaster preparedness

Disaster Preparedness is not about fear – it is about empowerment. Armed with the knowledge that you and your family are protected from the possible problems life might throw at you is not crazy – it is wise and prudent.

We take out home insurance policies, and we insure our cars. We try to have health insurance, and many families have fire extinguishers in their homes. So what’s the big deal? Disaster preparedness is just another way to insure against problems down the road.

Want to stop mass shootings? Arm more people with firearms.

Let's say you live in a totalitarian state that has banned firearms from citizen use, such as England, and terrorists show up and start murdering people. What do you do? Run, hide, and then call the cops. Why? Because the cops have guns, and the only way to stop a bad guy on a murdering rampage is to shoot him dead. Sure, Read more [...]

Rule of Threes for Survival – There are Two Different Ones!

In survival, there are two different Rule of Threes talked about. This article will be a quick summary of what they are. Rule of Threes as it applies to Survival Equipment/Gear This rule of threes is all about redundancy. The idea is to have at least three ways of obtaining every survival essential. Fire is one such Read more [...]

Ultralight Water Filtration and Purification Kit

In my years of backpacking in the wilderness and traveling in countries with questionable water supplies, I've realized that clean water is a top priority. The kit below works as a miniaturized municipal water treatment facility that you can bring with you to developing countries with no infrastructure for clean water, Read more [...]