Articles Written by Benjamin Roussey

How to Escape Disaster in an Urban Scenario

How to Escape Disaster in an Urban Scenario

Remember the chaos during Hurricane Katrina. Civil society broke down, there was no law and order, and looting was rampant. People were robbing from others to sustain themselves, some were even killing. What was common among everyone was the panic and not being prepared for urban survival. However, when disaster hits urban spaces, these incidents are bound to occur. Breakdown of the civil society can be dangerous and many times, life-threatening. There will be predators waiting to take advantage of… Read More »

August 18, 2016 by | Be the first to comment »

9 Underrated Security Hacks To Ensure Home Safety

Underrated Security Hacks To Ensure Home Safety

A recent study suggests that the global home security system market will grow at least 13% by 2019. This is due to the rising number of security breaches in residential dwellings. While companies are constantly innovating ways of protecting families, burglars are also getting smarter. It now takes a combination of high-technology system and street-smart tactics to outwit criminals. Take note of the following security hacks you should be doing to ensure home safety. Manage Your Password Wisely One common… Read More »

May 19, 2016 by | Be the first to comment »

Lock Picking as a Survival Skill

Lock Picking as a Survival SKill

To be a survivalist means by nature to hope for the best, but prepare for the worst. To acquire skills that you may never once need to use in your life, but if the day ever comes that you do, you face that adversary with both confidence and grace. Lock picking is one of those offbeat skills that any capable survivor should acquire, especially those who live in an urban environment. Lock picking has many negative connotations associated with it… Read More »

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Surviving a Flood: Are You Prepared?

Surviving A flood: Are You Prepared?

Perhaps nature’s most devastating natural disaster in terms of magnitude and costs, flooding amounts to losses worth billions of dollars and thousands of lives, each year. It doesn’t help that, as global weather worsens, the risk of low-land floods is rising. The world’s no. 1 natural disaster, floods can happen anywhere, anytime – even in areas that don’t receive a lot of rainfall or water. That’s why it’s so important to be well-prepared for floods, no matter where you live…. Read More »

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Choosing the Right Boot for the Outdoors

Choosing the Right Boot for the Outdoors

When it comes to choosing the right boot for the outdoors, there’s a process that involve several factors such as; how it fits, the price tag, and any special features the boot can offer for the terrain you will be walking on. Now once you come to the decision of buying your favorite boot, it doesn’t just end there. Rather, getting the best mileage out of your boots means that there are some best practices you might want to learn… Read More »

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