Survival Gear Guide: Ventus Wind Turbine

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The Ventus power station is a theoretical lightweight portable wind turbine system designed by Sergej Kuckir ( The most interesting thing about this invention is it’s versatility. Imagine it, a small and lightweight folding wind power station, which can be used as a renewable source of energy during a disaster, camping trip, or scientific expedition. Kuckir says the Ventus is … Read More

Survival Gear Guide: Nokero Solar Light Blub

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The Nokero Solar Light Bulb is the brain child of Mr. Stephen Katsaros and delivers a unique solution to an all to common problem – how do you produce light safely without traditional power sources. I love solar gadgets especially for hurricane preps and camping. They cut down on having to drag a lot of batteries along when camping or … Read More

How To Build A Blackout Kit

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If a blackout or emergency arises in the middle of the night, will you be prepared? Outages that leave you in the dark can be extremely disruptive and dangerous. Aside from outfitting your home with a generator, one of the best things you can do to mitigate issues that arise during a blackout is to put together a Blackout Kit. … Read More

Friday Gear Report: The Giant Swiss Army Knife

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Giant Swiss Army Knife This unique special edition knife contains all 85 tools currently produced by Wenger (Maker of the Genuine Swiss Army Knife). These 85 tools can be used in over 100 functions and it’s the World’s Largest Swiss Army Knife. It’s not exactly going to win any awards for lightest, smallest or most efficient tool but it probably … Read More