How to make a Faraday cage

How to Make a Faraday Cage

The Faraday was first demonstrated by Michael Faraday in which it was shown that a hollow conducting shell shields the area inside from external electric fields. We know these shells today as Faraday cages. They can be made to any size or shape, from any conducting material and have many practical applications. A Faraday cage is a container that has been made of a conducting material such as wire mesh, that shields what it inside…

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Defend against a knife attack

How to Defend Against a Knife Attack

Nobody likes the thought of having to defend against a knife attack but these kinds of attacks are on the rise and I don’t see them slowing down. Last year there were 37,443 offences in the 12 months ending in September 2017. This was a 21% increase on the previous year and the highest number since 2011. During this guide we are going to look at what you should do if you ever have to…

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Olight s1 baton review

Olight S1 Baton Review

After a trip that a friend and myself took recently my flashlight managed to mess up after a rainy night. I had been on the lookout for a new one that was small enough to add to my EDC but that could also handle getting wet. He suggested that I look in to the Olight S1 Baton so decided to make the purchase and put it to the test. Here is the rundown of the…

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Suprising Uses for Peanut butter

Surprising Uses for Peanut Butter

Unless somebody in the family has a peanut allergy, peanut butter should be on every preppers shelf. It is not only protein rich and calorie dense but also has some very surprising uses that you may not have thought about. Scratch Remover If you have scratches in the wooden furniture around your home, peanut butter can sort it. Simply smear smooth peanut butter on to the scratch and let it sit for about an hour,…

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Prevent carbon monoxide poisoning

How to Prevent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Carbon monoxide is a poisonous gas that can not be detected by sight, smell or taste. If exposed to high levels, it can eventually kill. In England and Wales alone, there are around 25 deaths by accidental carbon monoxide poisoning. Once breathed in, it mixes with haemoglobin which is the part of red blood cells that carry oxygen around the body. This can lead to the cells and tissue to fail and die. Causes of Carbon…

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