Diy generator

YouTuber Generates Free Electricity Using Plastic Bottles

With some empty plastic bottles, a little wire, and some ingenuity, Thomas Kim created his own hydroelectric generator that can charge a cell phone or power an LED lamp in the backwoods, if desperation strikes. Watch Kim’s YouTube video below to see the homemade generator in action for yourself. In addition to being an intrepid inventor, Kim operates a power plant, so he’s no stranger to electricity. Although his video is a few clicks shy…

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Top 3 Smart Locks of 2018

Top 3 Smart Locks of 2019

The smart lock is a form of keyless door lock that uses wifi or Bluetooth connectivity to interact with other devices. This can be done via a specific fob or by downloading and installing an app on your phone. The lock then automatically unlocks once the phone or fob is presented. That means no more hunting through your pockets and bags to try and locate your keys. Even better, is that you can send temporary…

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How to Break a Car Window

How to Break a Car Window

In an emergency situation, knowing how to quickly break a car window can be a lifesaver. Maybe you’re trapped inside and need to get out, or maybe you’re on the outside while a child or pet are stuck inside. Breaking that window is not as easy as you may think. The tempered glass used on the side windows of vehicles is pretty hard and difficult to shatter. Learn our tips below so that should this information…

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Emp strike

What to Do Following an EMP Strike

An EMP could quite easily destroy lives yet very few people are familiar with what an EMP even is. I am sure most of us have experienced a power outage to some degree but what if that outage lasted weeks, months or even years? The food in your cupboards will start to go bad and your bank accounts won’t be working so you can’t just head to the store to replenish. What then? A single…

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How to Survive Being Buried Alive

How to Survive Being Buried Alive

Being buried alive certainly makes it near the top of my list of ways I would hate to go. While it is rare nowadays (though it does still happen), it actually used to happen quite often. In 1937, a 19-year-old from France named Angelo Hays went for a motorcycle ride. He ended up crashing and slamming head first into a brick wall. When help arrived, they found Hays’ head was mangled and there was no…

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