Libertarian Prepper

The world divides politically into those who want people to be controlled, and those who have no such desire.

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The Purge is actually real

No, seriously. The idea of The Purge and its sequel is that in a dystopian future, the US government introduces a program that enables people to commit all sorts of crimes without legal repercussion for the duration of 24 hours. Supposedly this reduces overall crime, because according to this backwards view of psychology,

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A review of “Lucy”: the film’s hidden meaning

From a first look, Lucy is not the most interesting film out there. Its tagline and the entire premise for the film, that "The average person uses 10% of their brain capacity" is a false and widely disproved urban myth. Not exactly a great start. And the synopsis, that this woman "transforms into a merciless warrior

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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,

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Why I stopped using the Tom Bihn Synapse 25

The Tom Bihn Synapse 25 gets some of the highest ratings around in the traveling community. Go onto most any forum to do with EDC, traveling, airports and luggage, or even preparedness, and you’ll get recommendations to look at Tom Bihn. And without a doubt, the Synapse 25 excels at some things above and beyond what

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A Prepper’s Review of the Scottevest Travel Vest

Scottevest sent me one of their Scottevest Travel Vests for testing and review, and so over the past two weeks I've been wearing it every day, putting it to use in various situations and with different gear setups. I've used it in cooler, windy weather, as well as hot sunny weather. I've used it on its own, with a day