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Quick Test: Where’s your nearest emergency light source?

10 January, 2013
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Quick: Close your eyes. Okay, open them again, you need to finish reading this first. Once you finish reading this, THEN close your eyes. Now, suitably blinded, find your nearest emergency light source. Can you get to a flashlight, lighter, book of matches, etc.? How’d you do? Did it take long? When you finally found…

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Lazy Survival’s Gift Guide – 2012 Edition

1 December, 2012
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  So, it’s that time of year again. As we power firmly into December, the specter of the gift giving season hangs heavily over our every waking moment. And even if you should forget for a moment, don’t worry, every TV, radio and website will remind you.…

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A good, simple flashlight

8 May, 2012
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Coming back from a short writing-break and I wanted to hit on something very “core”, the simple, lowly flashlight: something you should always have readily available. In my opinion, you can’t have enough flashlights. I think you should have one within arm’s reach wherever possible.…

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Quick-tips: Quick Five for Friday

6 April, 2012
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   Here’s five quick and easy things you can do to improve your disaster readiness.

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Things You Don’t Need: CamelBak’s All Clear UV water bottle

4 April, 2012
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What is it? The CamelBak All Clear is a medium-sized water bottle (.75 liters) that has an integrated UV light system in the cap. The light is powered by a…

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Quick note from the admin

2 April, 2012
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Just a bit of administrivia: I’ve added a link in the right column to the Red Cross. They only offer a few banner ad options, and this was the best-fit,…

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