Underrated Survival Prep – Candles

December 4, 2015 Rourke 21

My wife is a candle freak. We have spent a small fortune on Partylite and Yankee Candles over the years. They are decorative and are functional providing light in a lightless room. When it comes […]

7 Essentials During a Power Outage

June 25, 2015 Rourke 2

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 […]

Flashlight Review: The Sunwayman C22C

May 27, 2015 Rourke 3

I am a flashlight junkie. With the continued improvements in LED technology and power efficiency, lights are getting more powerful and and lasting longer. This bodes well for those of us who prepare for power failures […]

Off-Grid lighting idea….cheap!

August 20, 2014 Rourke 10

Visiting my local Wal-Mart to check on the ammo selection I found a display of solar landscaping lights on clearance for .72 cents each. These are the very cheap models usually selling for $1.00. I […]

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Recent power outage in India……..

August 3, 2012 Rourke 13

Ever wonder how delicate our electrical grid might be? Take a look at the recent power outages in India which left 680 million people without power. That’s right  – 680 million people. That is twice […]