Pet Disaster Preparedness Tips

While many of our readers have an emergency disaster kit in their home, I was surprised to learn how few of them had put plans in place for their pets. The tips that we will be sharing today will show you how you can keep your pet safe during a natural disaster. You’ll also learn how to prepare a complete pet emergency kit. Identify Likely Disasters The first step in keeping your pets safe is…

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15 Best Survival Books

The biggest part of emergency preparedness is gathering knowledge and being sure that we are constantly learning. One of the best ways of gaining this knowledge is by getting your hands on a couple of dependable survival guides. There are helpful books available on every category of preparedness, survival, homesteading, etc but not all books are worth the investment. It isn’t what the book costs; it’s what it will cost if you don’t read it…

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How Do You Survive in the Wild with Nothing?

We were asked the question earlier on today on Twitter by one of our followers “How Do You Survive in the Wild with Nothing?” Twitter as a platform doesn’t really give us the space to give an appropriate answer so we have decided to create a post for all those wondering the same thing. The steps below may sound simple but will require plenty of knowledge and practice before they are ever needed in a…

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Know Your Rights: Stop and Scan Technology UK

Early last year, the West Yorkshire police rolled out an expanded scheme of on-the-spot fingerprint scanning. This allowed police officers that were armed with portable scanners to check people’s fingerprints – on the street – against both criminal databases and error-strewn Home Office lists of asylum seekers. The portable device, named INK Biometrics, is used on an Android smartphone handset that is paired with a Crossmatch fingerprint reader allowing the police to confirm a known…

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5 Medical Emergencies and How to Deal With Them

The way in which you deal with medical emergencies can make a difference between life and death. Whether it is chest pain, choking or even seizures. Would you know how to react when faced with such an emergency? Many people, when faced with a medical emergency are often hesitant to get involved, not because they don’t want to help but because they’re worried they won’t know what to do. So what should you do when…

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