Adam Hummel

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How Dangerous is Ammunition in a House Fire?

A house fire is devastating in a number of ways. It's one of the most dangerous things firefighters face on a routine basis, but does storing a …

App specific passwords will be required to sign in to iCloud with third party apps from June 15, here’s how to make them

In its ongoing efforts to ensure strong security for customers, Apple will require the use of app-specific passwords from June 15th. This affects you if you use a third-party app that logs in with an iCloud email and password (Outlook, Thunderbird, etc) to access contacts, calendar and mail …

Apps

The Most Important Gear of Yosemite’s Search and Rescue

Photo: Max Whittaker<p>Aaron Smith has been a member of the storied Yosemite Search and Rescue team for over 15 years. He’s also on the park’s elite helicopter rescue squad. During his tenure, he’s helped find lots of lost hikers and plucked many an injured climber off El Capitan. Here’s a list of the …

Moves to Ease Gun-Carrying Restrictions Expand

A combination of federal and state legislation could free up limits on carrying concealed firearms<p>By<p>Joe Palazzolo<p>Joe Palazzolo<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@joe_palazzolo<p>Joe.Palazzolo@wsj.com<p>A convergence of state and federal legislation could ease restrictions on carrying concealed firearms …

Guns

Real Healing Potions - Wildcrafting for Herbal Healing

Are those “real” healing potions?<p>My boys are RPG (role playing game) enthusiasts. The younger generally enjoys giving a good thumping to something …

Native Americans

Smarter Home Automation Talks Smart Home Ecosystems

(Newswire.net -- July 19, 2016) San Clemente, California -- Smart home devices are maturing rapidly, with dozens of manufacturers and hundreds of …

The state of the smart home

The promise was big, the hype was bigger, but the reality, well, let’s just say, not exactly earth-shattering. Several years after the concept of the …

Smart Homes

Smart Homes In HVAC & Plumbing

Smart home technology is growing to include the management of more of the appliances in your home. More homeowners are using new products aimed at …

Smart Homes

Facebook ad preferences: How to find out everything the site knows about you, and trick it into being wrong

It’s possible to find everything that Facebook thinks you’re into – and trick it into getting it wrong.<p>The site makes its money by tracking your …

On the Front Line Against ISIS: Who Fights, Who Doesn’t, and Why

An in-depth report on the inconclusive battle to take one small village exposes the weakness of the strategy to retake Mosul, Iraq’s second-biggest …

Houston area submerged after 'historic' storms

Parts of Houston have been submerged after heavily rainfall, forcing the closure of schools and knocking out power to thousands of residents who were urged to shelter in place.<p>Four fatalities appeared to be weather related, authorities said.<p>Sylvester Turner, mayor of the fourth-largest US city, …

Hackers only need your phone number to eavesdrop on calls, read texts, track you

You might know that if a hacker has nothing more than your phone number, then he or she can listen into and record your calls, read your texts, or …

RE Factor Tactical Drive-by Kit

By onApril 18, 2016 in Tactical Gear<p>The RE Factor Tactical Drive-by Kit is now available. This is a unique piece of gear that acts something like a …

Fast Clip

Short and sweet<p>Black spear point blade<br>• Assisted-open knife<br>• Choose Strike Force Green or Renegade Black<p>As Yoda once told us, you should not judge things …

Camping Security - How to stay safe when camping

Campsite Security - How to keep your gear safe<p>Being outdoors and camping is typically a safe and happy time. But occasionally, we hear of campers who …

10 Tips for Hiking and Backpacking with Your Dog

The Best Hiking Partners Have Four Legs!<p>Most dog breeds love to get outside for a hike, almost as much as they love treats. My dog instantly goes …

FBI Spy Planes Are Using Augmented Reality To Watch America

A startling find by BuzzFeed<p>America’s sky is a public resource, and full of vital information. To make sure airplanes don’t collide into one another, they broadcast their locations, which are then tracked publicly online, in places like Flightradar24. From mid-August to the end December last year,</i> …

Augmented Reality

A Hotel Safety Checklist for World Travelers From a Former CIA Operative

No matter where you travel, you want your hotel room to be a place you can take a load off and relax. It’s hard to do that, however, if you don’t …

Microsoft Beefs Up Its Outlook Calendar For Android and Apple Devices

Microsoft is trying to make its Outlook email app more of a team player.<p>The business technology giant said on Thursday that it released a new Outlook …

Gear Closet: REI Flash 65 Backpack

Everyone knows that REI is one of the best sources for finding outdoor gear for our various adventures. But, not everyone realizes that the company …

Secret DIY Gun Compartment Hides Behind a Mirror

Gun safes are great for securing firearms, but not so great when you need quick access. This gun compartment doubles as a living room mirror, which hides them in plain sight.<p>Home firearm storage mostly consists of safes and ugly cabinets. This DIY secret gun compartment doubles as a living room …

Are You Always Ready to Bug Out?

Written by Guest Contributor on The Prepper Journal.Some say it all boils down to what you are prepping for – some sort of national emergency, oil …

Right to Bear Arms? Not at CPAC 2016

At the annual Republican confab, there were a lot of ‘good guys’ without guns.<p>NATIONAL HARBOR, Maryland — On Thursday afternoon, the head of the …

EDC NOMAD Survival Multi-Tool (video)

Gabriel A Keossian has designed a new survival multi-tool called the EDC NOMAD which has been designed to provide you with the ultimate survival tool …

Reeder Retractable Scalpel Pocket Knife Version 2 (video)

Anyone that likes to have a sharp knife handy for sure to be interested in this new generation of retractable scalpel pocket knives that have been …

Researchers produce electricity with paper, tape and a pencil

A team of researchers at Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL) and the University of Tokyo have created a device made with everyday …

Do's And Don'ts Of Blizzard Survival, From A Snowed-In Dumbass

The thing to know is, we are <i>still</i> snowed in. The first flakes came down around lunchtime on Friday; the last, late on Saturday night. It’s Tuesday …

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Pepper the robot is going to staff an entire phone store

Kicking off an event that showcases Softbank's Pepper robot working in a business environment, the Japanese phone carrier says it's going to test it out for itself, announcing a Pepper phone shop staffed entirely by its robots. According to the company, you'll be able to sign up to a phone contract …