Make Your Own Peanut Butter Protein Bars

Make Your Own Peanut Butter Protein Bars

Protein bars are an important addition to you food storage. They help to control hunger, they provide proteins and fats, but they also keep your calorie intake in control. Sure, you can head to your nearest store and purchase some pre-packaged bars but they aren’t exactly cheap, even though many of them contain easy-to-obtain and inexpensive ingredients that most people could put together at home for a fraction of the price. That’s why today, we…

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Simple Ideas to Improve Emergency Preparedness for Your Workplace

Simple Ideas to Improve Emergency Preparedness for Your Workplace

In an emergency situation, protecting the life and personal safety of employees, clients and visitors should take precedence over protecting property. An emergency only takes seconds to escalate. At the very least, each company facility or site should develop and implement an emergency plan. Whether the plan is mandated by corporate policy or regulatory agencies, a widely accessible workplace emergency plan can maximize response efficiencies and minimize impacts of the emergency on employees, the environment, and infrastructure….

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How to Correctly Jump Start a Dead Car Battery

How to Correctly Jump Start a Dead Car Battery

Being stranded with a car whose battery is dead is never fun but if you’re prepared, you should at least have a set of jumper cables in your car emergency kit. Just because you have returned to your vehicle to find the battery drained does not mean that it is all over. Getting back on the road with the same car is actually relatively easy. You may be wondering why I am writing about this…

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How to Spot Fake Paracord

The Many Uses for Paracord

It is impossible to put an exact number on the uses of paracord as you are really only limited to your imagination. We can however, make a list of those paracord uses that we know of to get you started. In most cases when a site discusses paracord it will be 550 paracord. This “550” means that the paracord has a minimum breaking strength of 550 pounds or about 250 kilograms. Compare this to the…

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Putting Together a First Aid Kit

Putting Together a First Aid Kit

It’s always important to have a well-stocked first aid kit in your home so that you can deal with minor accidents and injuries. If help isn’t close by, your first aid kit can be your best friend. Now, you could just go to the store and purchase a ready-made kit but the fact is, they suck! No thought goes into putting commercially available kits together, but the good news, is that it’s pretty easy to…

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