Louisiana Floods of 2016: The Fight Isn’t Over

by Monday, September 26, 2016

Louisiana and her beloved citizens are, unfortunately, no stranger to natural disasters. Just to give you an idea of what the The Pelican State has been through, let’s revisit some of her most devastating moments in history including her most recent devastation, the Louisiana Floods of 2016. The Great Flood of 1927 - The controversial bombing of the levees at ...

11 Guns You Need for When SHTF

by Monday, September 26, 2016

Everyone has their own preferences when it comes to self defense weapons, and different guns are better suited for different situations. The gun that's best for close-quarters self defense will be different from the gun that's best suited for perimeter protection. Handguns are more convenient, can fit in a purse or waist holster and are much easier to conceal. On the ...

Pearl Harbor: Through the Eyes of a Hero

by Saturday, September 24, 2016

  As part of Disaster Preparedness Month, we’ll be taking a close-up look at some of the most devastating disasters in recent history. The following article is part of our Disaster Preparedness Month series.   The United States Naval Base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii was attacked by the Japanese on the morning of December 7, 1941. The Japanese had planned and executed the ...

How to Raise Honey Bees

by Friday, September 23, 2016

  Raising honeybees can be a fun and rewarding pastime that provides you with all the fresh honey you can eat. Maintaining just one hive can even provide you with a side source of income, but many people are intimidated by the prospect of keeping a few thousand bees in their yard. However, honey bees are surprisingly docile, and modern beekeeping ...

Urban Camouflage: How to Be a Gray Man

by Thursday, September 22, 2016

Do you know what your most important survival skill in an urban crisis is? It’s not how well you shoot, how much you're packing, or how many knots you can tie… Your survival could well depend on exactly how much you look like everyone else. This survival tactic is a form of urban camouflage called “gray man,” and in the middle of an ...

How To Barter With Desperate And Dangerous People

by Wednesday, September 21, 2016

For some people, bartering is both an automatic reflex and a learned skill. People exchange money for goods every day without ever thinking about the true cost or value of the item they’re purchasing. It’s unfortunate that bartering or “haggling” over prices is so often frowned on simply because current etiquette dictates that not paying the stated price of an item ...

Hurricane Katrina: Unity in the Midst of Devastation

by Tuesday, September 20, 2016

  As part of Disaster Preparedness Month, we'll be taking a close-up look at some of the most devastating disasters in recent history. The following article is part of our Disaster Preparedness Month series.   Between the dates of August 23-August 31, 2005 we experienced the wrath of the largest hurricane and the 3rd strongest ever recorded to make landfall in the United ...