The French Foreign Legion lived by a multitude of mottos and expressions, but one particular phrase stood out: “Move forward, one step at a time…”. Essentially, this meant that regardless of the distance, one could reach their destination by simply walking. This principle will endure long after the world depletes its reserves of crude oil, although there exists a more efficient alternative: the power of pedaling.
Common Prepping Mistakes You Should Avoid
As the world becomes increasingly unpredictable, more and more individuals are turning to preparedness as a means of safeguarding themselves and their loved ones against emergencies and crises of all sizes.
The Science Of Earthquakes And How To Prepare For The Big One
Earthquakes are unpredictable, and their effects can be severe. Unlike other natural disasters, there is no accurate way to predict when and where they will occur. Even if you don’t live in an area prone to earthquakes, you could still be affected.
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Six Reasons To Own A .22
I have been an avid gun collector for many years, and throughout my experience, I have come to appreciate the value of owning guns that are suitable for concealed carry. In fact, I have owned a variety of firearms over the years that have been specifically designed for this purpose, each one serving its own unique drive.
Things You Should Know Before Buying A Safe
Purchasing a gun safe can be challenging due to the numerous options and features available. Misinformation from uninformed sales staff can add to the difficulty. This guide will simplify the process by breaking down the basics of buying a safe.
How To Protect Your Home Against EMPs
Electromagnetic pulse (EMP) attacks can have devastating effects on our modern-day society. The EMP, whether from a natural source such as a solar flare or man-made such as a nuclear weapon, can knock out all electronic devices within its range, leaving a trail of destruction in its wake. The consequences of such an event can range from widespread power outages to complete societal collapse.
How To Grow And Maintain A Drought-Resistant Garden
If you look at a map of North America, you’ll notice that there are many areas with low average rainfall, mostly in the western and southern states (as well as in many other parts of the world).
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Tips For Planting Edible Windbreaks
The North Dakota wind howled from the southeast. The driving snow hit me like a sandblaster as I trudged outside to check on the chickens in their coop. I was at the mercy of Mother Nature’s wrath, barely able to see past the tip of my nose.
Be Prepared For Deadly Blizzards
A blizzard is a powerful, often destructive natural disaster. It is a severe snowstorm with high, sustained winds that can last for hours or days.
The Realities Of Bugging Out
To avoid chaos in an emergency, plan ahead of time for potential scenarios so you can make an informed and realistic decision about your destination. This is obviously a serious decision, and it is dependent on a number of factors.
Family Disaster Planning Measures
Thousands of people are threatened each year by both natural and man-made disasters. According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), 68 percent of American adults, including those who live in disaster-prone areas, have no emergency plan in place.
Selecting A Proper Wilderness Campsite
Anyone who has ever slept under the stars will be familiar with the standard advice for selecting a wilderness campsite. When looking for a place to pitch a tent at the end of a long day in the outdoors, the recommendation is to look for a flat, stone-free area with dry ground.
How To Preserve Personal Safety While Traveling
When packing for a trip, we usually consider how to pack our suitcase in such a way that it will pass TSA inspection. While trying to navigate busy and sometimes unfamiliar airports, we are frequently irritated by the inconvenience of security measures. Unfortunately, most people do not see the big picture.