Here’s How to Survive a Mugging

thief stealing a camera from a backpack

In the self-defense realm, preventing yourself and your loved ones from getting mugged is a recurring theme, and you’ll come across no shortage of self-defense experts who have seemingly unearthed the secrets of foiling a mugging with 100% certainty. It is a nice idea, but far from reality. It’s a myth that there is a … Read more

7 Essentials During a Power Outage

by Lee Flynn The grid disruption database from Inside Energy compiled their data and found an average of 200 reported grid outages per year from 2010 to 2013. This numbers continues to increase. There is not always an impending storm or a sudden natural disaster to warn that a power outage may be in the … Read more

Preparing for and Reacting to Riots


by Irish-7, Editor at Large You must have been living under a rock if you have not seen or heard about the mass outbreaks of rioting that have been occurring in the United States, and elsewhere in the world. With civil unrest reaching critical mass in certain sectors of society, ever-growing sentiments of political partisanship and … Read more

Fighting fire when the SHTF

  By FireGrump   We often talk about all the things to do to prepare for the worst. Whether it’s eco-collapse, terrorism, natural catastrophe-whatever, we also have to think about protecting ourselves from fire. No, not a super volcano, but the ordinary everyday stuff that could just as easily kill you or your family. Some … Read more