Preserving Strawberries for Your Food Storage
This weekend, I took my children to the local U-Pick Farm to pick strawberries. The fields were filled with beautiful…
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…
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…
Emergency Preparedness - How to Increase Your
2012 is here! Are you ready? The fear of what December 21, 2012 will bring is creating a lot of discussion about emergency…
Hurricane Season-2011
The 2011 Hurricane season is upon us, it runs from June 1st.. through November. The forecast for the Atlantic and Gulf…
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)
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 types. Rather, it is about learning and practicing a skill set of urban survival techniques that will help you get through the rough times ahead. Water is something that we take…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Survival and Emergency   Dec 21, 2011  
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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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What to Consider When Choosing A Bug Out Bag Flashlight
How hard can this be? Can't I just throw my 6 D-cell flashlight and my Mini-Maglite in my bag and be good? Well, you can but there is a few things to consider when choosing a bug out bag flashlight. Your 6 D-cell flashlight will definitely light up the night,…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Survival and Emergency   Apr 23, 2012  
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Emergency Preparedness
Emergency preparedness is essential in this day and age. Being prepared and having your personal survival kit is the cornerstone of survival. A good Survival kit contains all the products an individual or a family would need in a disastrous situation. During an Emergency is not the time to think…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Survival and Emergency   Feb 10, 2011  
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Boy of Three Could Owe Life To Teenager
If you thought CPR training was a waste of time you should check out the latest news from Greenville County, SC. A little boy, aged 3 was pulled from the swimming pool. He was unconscious and not breathing so the teenage lifeguard on duty at the time started CPR. Seemingly…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Survival and Emergency   Aug 02, 2011  
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60 Days Of Food For Under $160
With the recent string of tornadoes ripping across the country and the devastation in the Philippines from a massive typhoon... the latest round of survival, emergency, and disaster preparedness questions has begun. So, lets take a look at stocking the shelves a tad bit more just in case. Keep in…
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Disaster Kit Essentials
We all know the basics for a survival kit, but there are few things people don’t really think of. Do you know what those items are? Well, if you answered no, or even if you answered yes, take a look at the list below and see how many things you…
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Getting Out Alive
In the book, Getting Out Alive: 13 Deadly Scenarios and How Others Survived, by Scott B. Williams is a great book chalked full of survival stories across a wide spectrum of situations. Not too long ago I asked my wife to read 3 chapters that I thought might peak her…
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Hurricane Season-2011
The 2011 Hurricane season is upon us, it runs from June 1st.. through November. The forecast for the Atlantic and Gulf coast is well above-average activity for the 2011 hurricane season. They are predicting 16 Named Storms, 9 Hurricanes and 5 Major Hurricanes. The states most likely to be affected…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Survival and Emergency   Jun 05, 2011  
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Shtf 2012 Preparation: Power Outages And Emergency Lighting
Maybe you believe that 2012 will bring "just" an economic collapse or "the end of the world as we know it" (TEOTWAWKI) as some fear. Either way, you will want to have some sort of a plan for emergency lighting if the power grid goes down altogether or becomes less…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Survival and Emergency   Dec 22, 2011  
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How to Replace A Broken Axe Handle
Axe handles break. They just do. Sometimes you can have what seems to be a perfect handle and a perfect swing, and the handle will still snap. Of course, this is more likely to happen if you don’t maintain your handle correctly; but more on that later. First we’ll start…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Survival and Emergency   Dec 20, 2015  
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Preserving Strawberries for Your Food Storage
This weekend, I took my children to the local U-Pick Farm to pick strawberries. The fields were filled with beautiful berries and by the time we stopped picking, we had gathered 14 pounds of strawberries. 14 POUNDS! What do I do now? Strawberries do not last long in the refrigerator…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Survival and Emergency   May 22, 2012  
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Your Food Storage
Surviving emergency conditions requires maintaining a food supply. Your food storage program should be designed to sustain life for at least a year. I need to take into account that my married children and grandchildren may have to somewhat depend on my food storage. I may also have the opportunity…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Survival and Emergency   Feb 14, 2011  
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