Departments short on emergency communications radio upgrades – The Clanton Advertiser – Clanton Advertiser
03 Jul
6:26

Departments short on emergency communications radio upgrades – The Clanton Advertiser – Clanton Advertiser

By JOYANNA LOVE/ Managing Editor Some emergency response departments have received grants to purchase new radios that will work with the countywide emergency communications system that is under construction. However, several are far from being fully equipped. “Thorsby doesn’t have P25 radios, and the majority of the fire departments do […]

Tech Review: Safari LT Solar Generator for Adventure and Survival – Innovation & Tech Today
03 Jul
6:07

Tech Review: Safari LT Solar Generator for Adventure and Survival – Innovation & Tech Today

Are you looking for the perfect camping gear that doubles as a survival tool for the end of the world? The Safari LT Solar Generator might be exactly what you need. The past year has thrown a lot of curveballs at the American way of life. Indoor fun, from bowling […]

The best bug out bags to keep you ready for anything – Task & Purpose
03 Jul
6:07

The best bug out bags to keep you ready for anything – Task & Purpose

Best Overall Osprey Farpoint 55 / Fairview 55 These 55-liter offerings from Osprey provide plenty of space and features while maintaining a low profile during worst-case scenarios. Its versatility and semi-custom fit can accommodate anyone in any situation. Best Value Tacticon Armament 24BattlePack The 40-liter 24BattlePack is an excellent starter […]

13 Best Laptop Backpacks of 2021 – Laptop Bags for Work and Travel – GoodHousekeeping.com
03 Jul
3:57

13 Best Laptop Backpacks of 2021 – Laptop Bags for Work and Travel – GoodHousekeeping.com

State/DAGNE DOVER/HERSCHEL When you need to tote your laptop around whether it’s for school, travel or other activities, a laptop backpack often comes in handy. It keeps your hands free to carry other items like your phone or a cup of coffee. A good laptop backpack also balances the weight […]

How to Supply Emergency Power After the Big Storm – SciTechDaily
02 Jul
9:58

How to Supply Emergency Power After the Big Storm – SciTechDaily

How to Supply Emergency Power to Residents of Rural and Suburban Communities During Multi-Day Outages New research suggests that cooperative strategies for sharing emergency power among households can be 10 to 40 times less costly than running individual gas-powered generators. As demand for electricity rises and climate change brings more […]

For Melissa Scholes Young, Writing About Small-Town Missouri Is A Path To Empathy – St. Louis Public Radio
02 Jul
9:58

For Melissa Scholes Young, Writing About Small-Town Missouri Is A Path To Empathy – St. Louis Public Radio

Melissa Scholes Young’s new novel, her second, focuses on a family-run pest control business in small-town Missouri. Young knows of what she writes: She was raised in small-town Missouri — by a family that ran a pest control business. She still had to do her research. “That territory is very […]

What’s on TV Saturday: ‘Sand Dollar Cove’ on Hallmark; ‘Vikings’ – Los Angeles Times
02 Jul
9:58

What’s on TV Saturday: ‘Sand Dollar Cove’ on Hallmark; ‘Vikings’ – Los Angeles Times

The prime-time TV grid is on hiatus in print. You can find more TV coverage at: latimes.com/whats-on-tv. SERIES Vikings Marathon History channel wraps up the historical action series with a marathon that concludes with the final four new episodes: 3:45, 4:50, 5:50, 6:55, 8 and 9 p.m. Crikey! It’s the […]

Fortnite – Doomsday preppers guide locations: Where to collect doomsday preppers guide explained – Eurogamer.net
02 Jul
9:58

Fortnite – Doomsday preppers guide locations: Where to collect doomsday preppers guide explained – Eurogamer.net

Collect doomsday preppers guide is one of the legendary quests in Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 7. This challenge is only available during Week 4 of this season and, to unlock it, you must first search for farm clues, visit Farmer Steel’s favourite places and place missing person signs. There are […]

11 Items That Will Be In Short Supply For A While
02 Jul
9:57

11 Items That Will Be In Short Supply For A While

Estimated reading time: 5 minutes The pandemic has left its mark on our lives and our economy. Many workers are now home-based, with others entering completely new careers. Yet, for those in manufacturing industries, jobs are slowly returning to pre-pandemic levels.  Legislators insist that this is a temporary situation as […]

Solar Power Helps Stabilize Electricity Prices in Brazil – POWER magazine – POWER magazine
02 Jul
8:27

Solar Power Helps Stabilize Electricity Prices in Brazil – POWER magazine – POWER magazine

Brazil is blessed with a wealth of natural resources. It gets almost two-thirds of its electricity from hydropower facilities, and it also has enormous potential for wind, solar, and natural gas-fired power. Yet, the country is saddled with higher than average electricity prices compared to most developed nations. A […]