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The Challenge: Make a Personal Earthquake Kit for $20

We began our adventure by trying to find a low-cost personal earthquake kit solution in San Francisco, one of the most expensive cities in the country. Yet for a mere $20 we were able to cobble together a nifty little … more »

Posted in Behind The Scenes on Totally Unprepared, You Are More prepared Than You Think You Are

Go Solar in Your Personal Quake Kit

We recently went on a short camping trip and took a GoalZero solar charger with us to test out as a way to keep our smart phones live. A portable solar panel like this one would be a great addition … more »

Posted in Behind The Scenes on Totally Unprepared

Thank You for Recognizing Our Hard Work!

We knew when we started this campaign that we were onto something new and exciting, but it’s nice to be recognized by others as well.   Below is a list of awards our earthquake campaign has won.

Posted in Behind The Scenes on Totally Unprepared

Behind the scenes: Making the Todd and Miel Lappin video series

Photo of low riders and their owners

Shooting at Todd’s gorgeous rehabbed San Francisco home was the very first video series we scheduled for Totally Unprepared.  It being the first shoot we did everything extra careful: we worked carefully with the SF Film office to get our … more »

Posted in Behind The Scenes on Totally Unprepared

Behind The Scenes: When You Think Earthquake, Think Fire Safety Too

No Fire Extinguishers Were Used in Preventing This Fire

San Francisco has experienced large earthquakes in its history, the earthquake of 1906, and the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake. In both cases, fire was an immediate result of the ground shaking. In 1906, fires razed huge swaths of the city, … more »

Posted in Behind The Scenes on Totally Unprepared, Fire Preppin'
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