Food storage is the foundation of any preparedness plan. For a lot of people, it can be overwhelming. Where do you start? What do you need? Where are you going to put it all? Fortunately, it’s a lot easier than it sounds. Like any large task, an effective food storage plan is best tackled one step at a time. Your first step, of course, is to decide what food to store. You want to choose food that is cost-effective, nutritious,… Read More »

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Chances are you probably have an AR-15 as part of your collection. If you have yet to get your hands on one of these little black rifles, then it’s likely close to the top of your wish list. That said, you may wonder what could possibly make one of the most popular lightweight firearms in the country any more awesome than it already is. Well wonder no more, because the folks who work at Cyre Precision are now developing just… Read More »

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Think a home invasion could never happen to you? According to a 2010 Department of Justice report, home invasions have resulted in 266,560 violent crimes each year. It’s an easy target because most people have the false perception of safety in their own homes. It also makes the most “business” sense to criminals because everything they want is there, including your valuables, electronics, cash, ATM and credit cards, and a valuable piece of leverage—your family! You can increase your chance of surviving a home… Read More »

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There was an estimated 2,188,005 burglaries in 2011, according to the FBI. The agency also reported that burglary accounted for 24.1 percent of all estimated property crimes. Although these statistics sound grim, you can take measures to keep your property safe in any situation. Avoid falling victim to burglary by safeguarding your home with these simple techniques. Organize a Home Robbery Beat criminals at their own game by staging your own home robbery. The idea is to find vulnerabilities in… Read More »

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A recent discovery by members of the Associated Press working in Timbuktu, Mali have some experts concerned that it could signal the beginnings of a more unified terrorism network, and one that had previously been considered an operation on the cusp of collapse. That discovery consisted of 22 tactics for enemy fighters to successfully avoid becoming a target of strikes by American drones. The document was reportedly being stored inside a manila folder that was found in a deserted Islamist… Read More »

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Few things in life can beat the feeling you get when you’ve finished setting up at your favorite campsite and are ready to enjoy a weekend in the outdoors. But all it takes to see a potentially awesome camping trip go wrong, however, is failing to take the necessary steps to avoid getting a visit from a large (and hungry) unwanted guest. Consider what happened to Washington resident Rob Holmes during a 2010 fly fishing excursion in Montana. A black… Read More »

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