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How often would you say you get “caught off guard?” In an everyday context, this could be as harmless as reaching for your coffee mug without looking and spilling it on your carpet, or as serious as failing to notice an oncoming car as you step out into the street. These mistakes are easy to make and most people make … Read More
Ragnar’s Urban Survival as an Urban Survival Guide Ragnar’s Urban Survival is a book packed with lots of information, but nearly as many faults. About The Author Ragnar Benson (assumed pen name) is a prolific writer specializing in non-fiction survival topics. He is the author of approximately 37 books (this number may be low) covering such topics as retreats, hunting, … Read More
A couple of years ago, after reading Emergency by Neil Strauss, four friends and I enrolled in a CERT Program. It seemed like it would be a good first step on our road to preparedness and a great first step gaining practical Urban Survival Skills. What Is CERT CERT, short for Community Emergency Response Team, is an 8 – 9 … Read More
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
An EIP (Emergency Information Packet) is one of the most often overlooked items of Preppers and Modern Survivalists. Yet, putting one together can be one of the most important things you do. The fact is, even if you are not a Survivalist, Prepper, Sheepdog, Ostrich, or a Sheep, this really is something everyone should have. EIPs are copies of your … Read More
Lock Picking is a skill with it’s own mystique. To some is takes on a scary even criminal connotation. To others it seems like a neat skill to have. There are tons of sites dealing with Survival that often discuss lock picking. Today I am not going to discuss the how to, but instead the why would you learn it. … Read More
I’ve been wanting to write this email “rant” for about a month. But I keep starting it, then stopping it. It’s hard to get the tone right without showing too much frustration: If I thought doing the media circus for The Game was tough, discussing Emergency has unexpectedly been even more of a challenge. In about half the radio interviews … Read More