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Where were you on July 24, 2014? It was a summer Tuesday. Maybe you were at work, or enjoying the beach, or just at home, engaged in your regular routine. Chances are, though, that you were blissfully unaware that a solar flare just nearly missed the Earth. Had circumstances been just a bit different; if… Read more »


Couple hiking in forest with Personal Blackout Backpack with eFoods

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New to prepping or just interested in what all of those strange acronyms and code words mean? Maybe you have been a prepper for a while and are too embarrassed to ask when someone refers to TEOTWAWKI. Either way, have no worries. Here is your guide to the coolest prepper jargon. TEOTWAWKI The End of… Read more »


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Unexpected bike mechanical failures, unpredictable weather changes, unmarked trails that may make you ride for a number of unplanned miles/hours are just some of the mis-adventures that may require your emergency preparedness planning before you hit the trails. For these reasons, you need to be self sufficient and prepared to fix any problem that you… Read more »


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The only thing worse that facing either a man-made or natural disaster is being forced to do so without your spouse and children. Preparedness planning and practicing exit routes and having maps handy are just a few of the keys to successful survival relocation during a crisis. Leaving unconventional notes or wordless messages to loved… Read more »


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  The shrill beep streaming over the radio or interrupting a television program designed to warn millions of Americans that an emergency has just occurred may be extremely vulnerable to cyber attack. The United States Emergency Alert System (EAS) has “critical vulnerabilities” according to a recent review by IOActive, a security firm. The ability of… Read more »


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If there were an emergency in the middle of the night and you had to leave your home quickly, what would you take with you? What do you have ready to grab in a hurry? Along with your kids, pets, and perhaps something else extra-special to your family, there are some things that you can… Read more »


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When most people think about emergency preparedness, they imagine a stockpile of food and supplies to be used in the case of an emergency. While having a supply of food and other essential items is very important during emergencies, it may not be sufficient. In addition to having the physical preparations taken care of, families… Read more »


Map and Car for Vacation

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It’s that time of year again. The kids are out of school, and that lakeside cabin two states away beckons. You and the family are eager to hit the road – but are you really ready for the unexpected? When most Americans take to the highways for a driving vacation, they take along extra clothing,… Read more »