Lessons From American Blackout

American Blackout is a movie that recently aired on National Geographic. If you have any interest in prepping there’s little chance you’ve missed it. It chronicles a national power failure brought on by a cyber attack, shown through the eyes of everyday people. Filmed on camera’s and mobile phones they tell their story of surviving …

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My Urban Survival Tin

My urban survival tin, as promised in the article on building your own survival kit. This tin is meant to include items that will help you through a Tier 1 incident. That means an event that is minor enough not to include the need for Tier 2 items and takes place on the scale of …

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Review – Ritter RSK Mk5

Living a regular life in the city isn’t normally linked to carrying a knife. The act of even having one on you is something most office dwelling city folk would find a bit awkward, to say the least. Be honest, when was the last time you went into a high rise office building and saw …

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Building An Urban Survival Kit Yourself

As of July 1, 2013 the United States counted a total resident population of 316,743,000 people. A staggering 82% of that population lives in cities and suburbs. That means that out of every 10 people 8 live in the city and chances are that you are one of those 8. I know I am. Despite …

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Climate Change 2013 report: What Will Happen?

While most news outlets focus in on the question of who is to blame for climate change (us humans or some other cause) I myself like to focus on the consequences it has in store for us. Who cares who’s to blame at this point? It’s much more prevalent to look at the (if any) …

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