How to Survive a Riot

Mob Mentality and Staying Safe in the Crowds

Mob mentality, herd mentality, pack mentality or gang mentality, whatever name you choose to give it describes how us as humans behave in certain ways, buy certain products, and follow certain trends based on the circle of influence. It’s becomes so “normal” to do that most of us aren’t even aware when we are doing it. But what force is it that can turn an otherwise calm crowd into a potentially violent mob? What is…

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4 Easy Self Defense Tactics to Protect Yourself

Basics of Unarmed Self-Defense

You may think that by having weapons in the home you somehow don’t ever need to understand unarmed self-defense. The thing is, you can’t guarantee that you will always be near your weapon when someone attacks you. You also can’t guarantee that you won’t drop a knife or other weapon or that they won’t function correctly when you need them. The best weapon that you have is your own body and it is all that…

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Bump Keys: What They Are and How to Make One

Many people believe that they are protected against burglary by simply keeping their doors locked. The truth is, for anyone that has took the time to practice using a bump key, a door lock is nothing but a minor inconvenience. The most common door locks that are in use today are pin tumbler locks and bump keys are specially designed keys that can be used to pick those locks fairly easily with a little practice….

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Child Safety Around the Home

There are millions of children around the world that are injured or killed by hazards within the home every year. While not every accident can be prevented, many of them could have been by simply using inexpensive child-safety devices. It is important that you don’t become lazy to using such devices. By this I mean that if you use a child-safety device that stops them from getting into a cupboard for example, don’t not use…

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Safe room

How to Make a Safe Room

During this guide we are going to look at how to make a safe room within your home. A safe room, also called a panic room is simply a reinforced room that can provide a safe shelter. This room will be what keeps you safe during any number of disasters or home invasion. Safe rooms can be traced right back as far as the Middle Ages when castles had what was known as a “castle…

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