Category Archives: Prepper Gear & Supplies

08 Mar
6:55

6 best emergency kits in 2022 – Insider

Though it’s impossible to know when you’d need an emergency preparedness kit, the word “preparedness” is key. Should a disaster strike, you might find yourself cut off from outside help, relying on whatever rations and supplies you have on hand. If this happens, food with a multi-year shelf life and […]

08 Mar
6:36

The Best Emergency Radios of 2021 – GearJunkie

From solar-powered to elbow grease, we’ve found the best emergency radios of 2021. Daily, we use our smartphones, computers, and TVs to keep us aware of what’s going on around us. But if a storm knocks out the power grid, our everyday tech isn’t enough. One of the most crucial […]

Shifting gears: CNY bike shop rolls with pandemic challenges – Spectrum News
21 Jan
5:16

Shifting gears: CNY bike shop rolls with pandemic challenges – Spectrum News

The COVID-19 pandemic has made many businesses change, adapt and evolve over the last two years. Like many across the Empire State, a Central New York bike shop is making the most of the difficult situation. Resource Cycling’s sales haven’t exactly been great, expectedly so, through the holidays and winter […]

Construction experts see 32% increase in preppers building bunkers – Berkshire Live
21 Jan
2:36

Construction experts see 32% increase in preppers building bunkers – Berkshire Live

A marketplace connecting professional and amatuer builders with suppliers has reported a 32% increase in the number of people ‘doomsday prepping’, buying materials to create their own bunkers and safehouses for survival. The marketplace conducts surveys to learn more about the projects their customers are working on, as well as […]

County agrees to help towns upgrade emergency radios – Norfolk Daily News
21 Jan
12:58

County agrees to help towns upgrade emergency radios – Norfolk Daily News

MADISON — Two major accidents in three days this week, including one fatality, served as a reminder to Madison County Sheriff Todd Volk of the need to improve communications with the county’s towns and emergency officials. On Wednesday, Volk spoke to the Madison County Board of Commissioners […]

Springticipation brings in over 200 RSOs to showcase to MSU students – The State News
21 Jan
12:58

Springticipation brings in over 200 RSOs to showcase to MSU students – The State News

Over 200 registered student organizations, or RSOs, gathered into the Duffy Daugherty Football Building on Jan. 19 to advertise the benefits of their respective memberships at Michigan State University’s annual Springticipation. This semester was an in-person return for the event, as 2020’s Springticipation was held virtually due to the COVID-19 […]

SHOT Show Day 2: Bulletproof Backpacks to Amphibious People Movers – SOFREP
20 Jan
10:36

SHOT Show Day 2: Bulletproof Backpacks to Amphibious People Movers – SOFREP

Day 2 of SHOT Show wasn’t even a blip less exciting than day one was. My current feeling about all the gear I’ve seen at SHOT Show 2022. Also, a cool space inside the Venetian Hotel. (Author photo) Day 2 brought me to rooms that I didn’t know existed yesterday. […]

The Best Home Emergency Kit Gear (2022): Flashlights, Stoves, Chargers, and More – WIRED
20 Jan
5:09

The Best Home Emergency Kit Gear (2022): Flashlights, Stoves, Chargers, and More – WIRED

The thing about emergency gear is that once you need it, you won’t be able to get it. Even if you resign yourself to a soul-sucking panic run to Walmart with the rest of the hordes, you’ll be in stiff competition for the limited remaining stock. So plan ahead so […]

LIFE HACKS: Have a system for managing waste at home – SaltWire Network
20 Jan
2:28

LIFE HACKS: Have a system for managing waste at home – SaltWire Network

It’s not difficult for recycling and garbage systems to get out of control at home. With overflowing bags, and limited space, it may not be long before it is out of control. What are the best ways to create a recycling system that is neat, organized, and doesn’t take up […]

Radio support to the rescue in winter emergency – Mountain Democrat
20 Jan
12:56

Radio support to the rescue in winter emergency – Mountain Democrat

When power and communications infrastructure failed amid the late December snowstorms that hit El Dorado County, local amateur radio operator networks filled a vital need. Without cell service or working landlines, many residents could not reach 911. In areas where heavy snow fell residents were cut off or trapped at […]