Monthly Archives: August 2014

How Bleach Has Changed and What You Need to Do About It

Household bleach is an inexpensive and effective way to sanitize around the house and to disinfect emergency drinking water. Bleach now comes in a more concentrated formula, here’s what you need to know…

Posted in Science

Quick and Easy Emergency Water

Even though it is cheap to buy, who keeps extra water around when it comes out of the tap whenever you want it? We all should. We need it for those times when the tap water we take for granted takes a holiday. And it doesn’t have to be complicated to do.

Posted in Science

Can You Spot the Real Earthquake Preparedness Tool?

Which of the three objects in the picture is the real earthquake preparedness tool? One item in particular is a standard emergency preparedness tool that just about everybody should have in their home earthquake kit. Extra points if you can identify all three. Spoilers after the jump.

Posted in Survival Hack

Can Opener vs. Sledgehammer

Is a sledgehammer the best multi-function emergency tool ever? Wouldn’t an earthquake be the perfect excuse to haul out your handy super tool and show off how well prepared you are? But can you open cans with it? We find out.

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Duct Tape in a First Aid Kit? Why Not?

Whether experiencing an earthquake, a zombie attack, or heatpocalypse, it is a bang-up idea for you to keep first aid supplies on hand. What better place to store that first aid kit than with the emergency kit you keep in … more »

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