Primitive Survival Weapons
When disaster strikes it will usually catch people by surprise. When I go hiking, fishing, or any outdoor activity,…
What Are Survival Skills And Do I Have Any?
In the world we live in now, people are so dependent on the system and technology that should a crisis occur the vast…
Food Shortages In 2012: What is Likely And What
Since Americans have always enjoyed a seemingly infinite variety and endless supply of food at the grocery stores,…
4 Point Approach to Survival Preparedness
When it comes to survival preparedness, there are many acronyms that get thrown around, but few have the universal…
How Did I Become A Firefighter
After some encouragement from a cousin, I decided to enter the Fire Academy. I had talked myself throught the "Their…
Water: The Most Overlooked Urban Survival Preparation
If you know anything about "urban survival" then you know it is not about gun toting, camouflage wearing end-of-the-world…
Survival and Emergency Articles (53)
Self Defense for Men And Women - Choosing the Right Course Of Action
Gone are the days when someone could freely walk around a city at night without a worry in the world. Crime rates have climbed considerably since our parents were young and I am sure they will climb even higher by the time our children grow old. In a world gripped…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Survival and Emergency   Jun 13, 2011  
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Questions To Ask Before Purchasing A Firearm
I usually only discuss non-lethal forms of self defense, but today I am going to throw you a little curve ball. The article before you will give you the questions that you need to ask yourself before making the decision to buy a firearm for self defense. Most people feel…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Survival and Emergency   May 23, 2011  
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Home Invasion - Are You Prepared to Face One?
Do you ever wonder what you would do in the instance of a home invasion? Our home is supposed to be our little safe haven in this dangerous world, but criminals are even trying to take that from us! Home invasions are becoming an ever increasing problem in the United…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Survival and Emergency   May 24, 2011  
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Home Invasion Safety Tips
In one of my previous articles I gave a brief overview on what a home invasion is and why many of them happen. In this article though, I want to give some helpful tips that you can use to lay the groundwork for becoming prepared for a home invasion. Tip…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Survival and Emergency   Jun 07, 2011  
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Successful Study Habits
For students to be successful at school or college they have to accept the responsibility of working hard. They have to prioritize their activities in order of importance and they should not allow anyone to decide and set an agenda for them. They have to wisely use the time and…
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2012 - Three Things People Are Worried About
The year 2012 means a lot of things to a lot of people. Whether you fear the annihilation of the world due to the Mayan calendar or "just" a major economic collapse, you are in good company if you have decided that a little preparation for "come-what-may" is in order.…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Survival and Emergency   Dec 23, 2011  
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Emergency Survival Kit Ideas - Prepare for A Natural Disaster
If you’re thinking of emergency survival kit ideas it’s a smart list to create since there are so many unexpected natural disasters that can strike at any moment. It is certain that things do happen that we never bargained for, and to worsen the matter, most times they happen when…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Survival and Emergency   Apr 19, 2011  
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Primitive Survival Weapons
When disaster strikes it will usually catch people by surprise. When I go hiking, fishing, or any outdoor activity, I always make sure I take at least a pocket knife with me. Even a small pocket knife is better than no knife. There are ways you can make cutting tools…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Survival and Emergency   Aug 22, 2012  
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Why Be Prepared?
When I was in the fourth grade I had a very rude awakening when my teacher had a lesson about earthquakes and what to do if it happened while we were in school. Never in my life do I remember being more paranoid and afraid (except for maybe the time…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Survival and Emergency   Dec 14, 2014  
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What Are Survival Skills And Do I Have Any?
In the world we live in now, people are so dependent on the system and technology that should a crisis occur the vast majority of folks would be in great trouble. Survival skills are nothing new and are basically the same techniques we as humans have used for thousands of…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Survival and Emergency   Dec 19, 2011  
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Free Mason Jars - Tips for Acquiring Home Canning Jars
Acquiring mason jars as a beginning canner can cost a small fortune. I have shopped around for mason jars locally and on the internet and the cheapest I found was $7 / dozen for pint jars and $8 / dozen for quart jars. On average, you can expect to pay…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Survival and Emergency   May 23, 2012  
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Why Do I Need A Gun?
Recently the question was posed to me, “Why do I need a gun?” Having grown up in a small town in the Ozark Mountains, then served in the military, and generally always owned several guns, I was a little taken back. What do you mean why do I need a…
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Food Shortages In 2012: What is Likely And What To Do
Since Americans have always enjoyed a seemingly infinite variety and endless supply of food at the grocery stores, most of the time when the subject of food shortages in America comes up people dismiss the issue out of hand. However, with all of the concern about 2012 now and the…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Survival and Emergency   Dec 23, 2011  
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Emergency And Disaster Preparedness
Emergency and disaster preparedness in on the minds of many these days. Katrina destroyed homes and businesses as did hurricanes in Florida. Two major earthquake / tsunami disasters have hit the Pacific and Haiti and South America were hit by earthquakes. A nuclear disaster similar to the one in the…
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3 Steps to Prepare for A Hurricane
Hurricanes can leave a path of destruction behind. From flying objects, to torrential downpours to incredible gusts of winds, the features of hurricanes are certain to do one thing: Make life far more difficult. There are, however, some simple ways to can secure your home and prepare you and your…
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Take Online Cpr Training From A Trusted Source
Online CPR training programs provided by a trusted and nationally recognized training provider can prepare you to be the difference between life and death during an emergency. Minus the disadvantages and stress of onsite training, online courses can help you to learn the skill at a time of your convenience.…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Survival and Emergency   Apr 10, 2015  
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Urban Survival Techniques - Securing Your Home From Burglars & Looters If Shtf
Whether the SHTF manifests itself as a total societal collapse, like a "Mad Max" scenario, or something short of that like increasing crime with a major economic Depression, securing your home is an urban survival technique that should be near the top of your priorities. The good news is that…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Survival and Emergency   Dec 21, 2011  
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What Do I Need On My Bug Out Bag List?
Times are changing. This is an uncertain world we live in, and its not getting better anytime soon. We have had an increase in terrorism, there is more violent crime, and the weather patterns are changing. With all of these factors, there is an increased need to be more prepared.…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Survival and Emergency   Apr 02, 2012  
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First Aid Training - What Does It Involve?
First aid training is important as it gives you the skills and confidence to deal with minor accidents and illnesses at home. But that is not all. The training will give you the knowledge needed if you come across a more serious accident. When you achieve your first aid training…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Survival and Emergency   Jul 18, 2011  
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4 Point Approach to Survival Preparedness
When it comes to survival preparedness, there are many acronyms that get thrown around, but few have the universal applicability that PACE has. It stands for: Primary, Alternate, Contingency, and Emergency This can be used across a wide range of scenarios from planning the family vacation to preparing for Hurricane…
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Basic Disaster Survival Supplies
You're sitting at home with the fam and just got the kids to bed. This was no easy task considering how hard it's storming outside. You sit down, turn on the Xbox, find the Netflix app, find a movie, you're ready to cuddle up with your sugar-boo (or whatever term…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Survival and Emergency   Jan 26, 2012  
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Free Homework Help And Student Resources Online
Students have the challenging job of hearing information in class and then going home to complete homework while trying to remember what they were taught hours ago. Sometimes this can be difficult because either the teaching period was short or it was too long ago to remember exactly what the…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Survival and Emergency   Jul 16, 2013  
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How to Prepare Your Chemistry Coursework
Working on a chemistry coursework is not so easy because it involves a lot of precision and understanding of the scientific formulas and one mistake can ruin the effect of the entire paper and cause a lot of problem. Along with it, chemistry is a very interesting yet a very…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Survival and Emergency   Sep 09, 2015  
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Basic Survival And Your Water Needs
Most of us know the importance of having an adequate water supply in our lives. How many of us actually take into consideration the amount of water we need to take care of ourselves and consume on a daily basis? In todays world we are so accustomed to having an…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Survival and Emergency   Dec 20, 2011  
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What To Look for In A Bug Out Bag Sleeping Bag
You see the signs of the times, and have finally decided to make yourself more prepared. You are putting things together in hopes of stuffing everything you need for a few days into your bug out bag. Then you come to where its time to pack your pillow and some…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Survival and Emergency   Apr 23, 2012  
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Do You Know What A Defibrillator Does?
There are various types of defibrillators but they all do a similar job just in a slightly different way. There are external ones that you will find at various locations including your local shopping mall, cinema, baseball court etc. If you have an existing medical condition, your doctor may have…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Survival and Emergency   Jul 29, 2011  
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What is Your Level Of Preparedness?
The Boy Scout motto is well known; Be Prepared! The expression is commonly thrown around to a point where one begins to overlook its vital importance. Stating that someone is a “boy scout” is quite the compliment. For example, “Bob’s a real boy scout” is similar to calling someone a…
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Water When the Power Grid Failures: What To Do Then And Now
The instantaneous negative effects of an electrical grid failure are apparent; your lights go out. However, a power disruption will have another impact that a majority of people don't even recognize; their water will stop flowing within hours. It is after that that urban survival techniques become as good as…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Survival and Emergency   Dec 28, 2011  
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Basic Water Management
Water. One little two syllable word that is life. There are many things that we can go without for surprisingly extended periods of time, but one of them is NOT water. It cannot be argued that water is essential to our lives, and therefore should be a priority in any…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Survival and Emergency   Aug 13, 2013  
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After School Programs Mckinney Tx: Challenge Kids AND Keep Them Safe
Latch-key kids are nothing new. Whether both parents work or there is only one parent in the home, the After School Alliance reports that over 15 million children come home to an empty house after school. Even for responsible kids, being alone for several hours is a dangerous situation. FamilyEducationdotcom…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Survival and Emergency   Sep 23, 2015  
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The 2011 Hurricane season is upon us, it runs from June 1st.. through November. The forecast for…
This weekend, I took my children to the local U-Pick Farm to pick strawberries. The fields were filled…
In the book, Getting Out Alive: 13 Deadly Scenarios and How Others Survived, by Scott B. Williams…
Last year while working at the Army’s SERE School at Ft. Rucker, Alabama, I asked my co-workers…
How hard can this be? Can't I just throw my 6 D-cell flashlight and my Mini-Maglite in my bag and…
Maybe you believe that 2012 will bring "just" an economic collapse or "the end of the world as we…

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