American Red Cross or American Heart Association CPR Certification: Which One Should You Get?
A comparison of the similarities and differences between CPR courses for the American Red Cross and the American Heart Association. Topics compared are certification length, scope of content, price and employer acceptance.When the Power Goes Out Are You Prepared?
Whether a blizzard, a thunderstorm, or simply random power surges its inevitable that your power will go out from time to time. It pays to be prepared especially in the winter when a lose of power can mean freezing to death. Below are some tips on how best to be prepared when the power goes out.Common Mistakes in Buying Survivalist Properties
As we all know that there are many people who are buying survivalist properties these days in preparation before the SHTF. It is a very good move to be able to say that one is prepared but the truth is how sure are you that the arrangements that you’ve made are really going to work for you. Many people just buy properties because they are banded as survivalist but are they really survivalist when it comes down to action?Biggest Traps to Combat Arms Survival
Combat arms is a term that is not very commonly used. These are army members or troops which actually participate in war that is based on the land. They even help in setting up and even systematizing it. There are three types of divisions under this category.Should You Buy a Generator?
That depends. If you are in a situation where war has broken out all around you, where financial chaos has led to food riots in the streets, or where a pandemic has made people desperate for any kind of medicine, then the last thing you want is a generator. Generators are very noisy. In war, whether the occupying army is on your side or not, they’re going to be interested in anyone with a generator because people with generators are usually people with supplies. If people are starving in the streets, they will flock to the noise of a generator like ants.Talk Security – How To Travel Safely
Today we will talk about travel safety which encompasses many different things a traveler should consider. Whether traveling abroad or to the grocery store for milk the basic principles should be adopted.Sanitation and Hygiene After a Disaster
In most disaster scenarios, sanitation is a major problem. After an earthquake, flood, hurricane, tornado, in a war zone, or especially during a pandemic, your area will soon be contaminated with germs and disease. That means water, food, public restrooms, really any public area is dangerous. First, sewers and septic tanks are likely to leak or overflow into the surrounding ponds, lakes, and pipelines. Second, without garbage trucks, dead animals and trash will quickly pile up and create breeding grounds for germs. Third, most people will not dispose of their waste properly, and it will seep into waterways. Finally, oil and gasoline from damaged or submerged vehicles is likely to spread into the earth. To make matters worse, the stress of the situation is likely to weaken your immune system. So what can you do?Biggest Traps in Urban Survival Cheats
When it comes to urban survival, with the right techniques and the right methods everyone is ale to do a good job of being able to save their own lives. The right kind of training and a lot of reading will just about do the trick for anyone. Anyone could master this art if interested.5 Tips in Choosing Survivalist Homes
Urban survival is all about being ready when the SHTF. You have make yourself capable of living all by yourself and sustaining yourself no matter what.The Attitude
In the past several months I have written several articles involving around the psychological and emotional aspects of bugging out. I would like to include in that list this discourse on attitudes.Stun Master Stun Batons Are Great For Security Guards and People Who Don’t Enjoy Being Mugged
Just look at the Stun Master stun baton and you can tell that it is a device that can get the job done. The job in this case is protecting innocent people from the bad people that would do them harm. I really see this item being ideal for security guards, bouncers and the like but truly it is a device that can be carried in most states by any civilian of age.The Effects of EMF on Portable Generators
A few days ago I was discussing the effects of EMF signals over a piping hot pot of coffee with a friend. He mentioned that one of his major concerns was how an EMF signal would affect his portable generator. I readily admitted that I did not have an immediate answer for him and not knowing the answer to his question I decided to do some research on the topic and get back with him.The Global Financial Meltdown and How to Beat It
The events that have been taking place recently across the financial community globally are hurting individuals and businesses in the same way as the times of 1930s and Great Depression. The fall of Lehman Brothers, Wachovia, Japan Leasing Corporation and Washington Mutual, fire-sale of Citigroup, the nationalizing of many banks by the government of UK and other countries in Europe are the tip of the iceberg. It is now crystal clear that the basic confidence in the system of banking and finance that is the foundation of a wealthy society is shaken deeply.72-Hour Emergency Kits
Natural disasters happen all the time. Some are big and very devastating. And others are just small and inconvenient. Some disasters take many lives and destroy property and others just delay us in our travels. All you have to do is turn on the news to see an earthquake happening somewhere in the world. Or you can watch your local news and see how the weather is impacting driving and air travel. Since all of these things are basically unpredictable, we need to be prepared for them ahead of time.Dealing With Survivalist Bullies
During any gathering of multiple members of a group you will likely encounter a bully or two. With survivalist groups this could present its own specific types of difficulties especially during a time when smooth operations are absolutely necessary. Such behavior could endanger every member of the group and ultimately result in group failure unless measures are taken to either avoid those situations or to correct them as quickly as they are discovered.