Last week was tough. I spent the entire week off the grid. Today, I want to share some of the lessons I learned so you can benefit from my experience without having to torture yourself like I did.
Black Bag Confidential
Today, our friends over at 4Patriots offer a botanical solution to making your home a harder target. Read on to learn about seven barbarous plants you can add to your yard that will make any criminal think twice about trespassing.
Parts of North America were (and in some cases still are) battling various natural disasters, and let me tell you, Mother Nature is putting up one helluva fight. This week’s must-read articles cover flash floods in the Southwest and wildfires in the north, along with ways to guard your electronics and your finances.
Ten minutes and 30 seconds. That’s the national average time it takes a police officer to show up at the scene after a high-priority 911 call is received. This is why it is your response time and what you do in an active shooter scenario that really count.
I’m kicking off this edition of the Weekly Drop with a couple of questions about the NOC Knife — including what makes it a superior survival knife and the best way to care for it.
Every time you journey overseas, there are several critical steps you need to take to ensure you have a safe trip. So if you’ve got an international expedition coming up, be sure to add these seven items to your vacation checklist.
As drone usage expands and drone applications continue to improve, the question that inevitably comes up is should you buy one?
I don’t believe anyone should ever resign themselves to inevitable tragedy because they don’t think they can make it out in time. That’s quitter talk. This piece from Jeff Anderson over at Modern Combat & Survival offers three survival tips for seniors and those with limited mobility.
When we talk about threats, a big part of what we talk about is how likely it is a certain threat will become a reality — then we prepare accordingly. This week’s collection of must-read articles will help you prepare for the familiar and the far-fetched because you never know what will happen.
A good night’s rest is vital to your health. Our friends over at 4Patriots agree. Check out their piece below on the value of adequate sleep, including five simple sleep remedies to help you get the quality shut-eye you need.