The ‘One Ring’ Scammers are Back for Your Money

It would appear that the One Ring scammers are doing the rounds again and they want your money. These short duration scam calls started years back in Japan (Wangiri scam) but have since made a big comeback in the US over the last few months. The scam goes by several names such as the missed call scam, the one ring scam, the ring and run scam, Wangiri scam, and the dial-and-disconnect scam but the goal…

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[Product Recommendation] Baofeng UV-5R+ Two Way Radio

Baofeng UV-5R Plus UHF/VHF Dual Band Amateur Radio Handheld Radio. Complete with durable metal shell, updated and fashionable frame, more robust than UV-5R. Compatible with UV-5R 3800mah extended batteries as well as other 5R series accessories. Light weight and versatile, full HD color LED display, exquisite and clarity.

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Mammut is Asking Customers to Check Their Generation 3.0 Avalanche Airbags

Mammut is asking anyone who has bought one of their avalanche generation 3.0 airbags (has neon orange deployment handles) to check that it is assembled correctly. Only those that have the neon orange handles are affected and should be checked immediately. The avalanche airbags in question were manufactured during the winter 2016-17, 2017-18 and 2018-19 seasons. The potential fault could mean that the airbags do not function correctly if you become buried by an avalanche….

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When Animals Attack 2: King Cobra

The King Cobra is to be both respected and feared. They are the longest venomous snakes on Earth, reaching lengths of 18 feet and can be found throughout Africa, the Middle East, India, Southeast Asia, and Indonesia. The King Cobra has hollow fangs fixed at the front of the mouth that they use to inject their venom through. They have a fantastic sense of smell and night vision, and in addition to the trademark hood,…

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Fabric Storm Panels for Hurricane Preparedness

Metal hurricane shutters are just too expensive for most people and so they turn to more DIY alternatives to save money while still getting protection. Plywood is often the first thing that comes to mind but have you ever considered fabric? These types of storm barriers are usually made of mesh sheets or reinforced polyvinyl carbonate (PVC) which can be attached with grommets, straps, and buckles. Because they are so lightweight, they are also easily…

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