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The Ten Cent Modification You Can Do to Double Your Radio's Range

Adding a simple piece of wire to your walkie-talkie could double its range.<p>Some things in life you can never have too much of. But for this article, …

How To Hot Wire A Car When The SHTF – Survival, Survivalist, Emergency Preparedness Blog

Today we’re going to learn an always fun skill that will land you in jail if used improperly. As always, this article is <b>FOR LEGAL PURPOSES ONLY</b>. We …

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Disaster planning: Thinking of the kids

If an earthquake causes destruction in Clark County or a disease outbreak strikes the community, first responders, medical workers and others who …

5 Essential Emergency Protocols For Family Members Who Are Apart

ReadyNutrition Readers, this piece is designed to give to you some methods that work that will make your daily travel more secure. To and from work, …

How Heavy Is Your Go-Bag? Applying Ultralight Backpacking To Survival Preparation

<b></b>Ounces equal pounds, pounds equal pain. This is a principle taught to Marines in basic training as they get ready for their first hikes. Once they …

Eight things to know about the SpaceX Falcon Heavy launch

What happens if things go well and what happens if they don’t<p>The time has finally come for SpaceX to launch its Falcon Heavy rocket. A launch license has been issued for the giant vehicle to take flight this Tuesday. It’s a mission that many have been waiting for since 2011 when SpaceX CEO Elon …

Check Out These Pro Tips For Designing Kitchens and Bathrooms

Four designers spill their secrets for smart kitchen and bathroom design.<p>From the all-important touch test to the importance of lighting, the expert advice below is a great place to start when you're designing a kitchen or bathroom.<p>Think of the Big Picture First<p><b>Andrea Michaelson /</b> <i>Andrea Michaelson</i> …

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The 6 "Unbreakable Laws of Survival" Every Prepper Needs To Know

There are 6 survival laws that all preppers need to know. We all know that there are an infinite number of ways to go about preparing… each and every …

Learn the Basics of Tying Wood Together With These Three Lashings

If you were ever in a Scout troop, you might’ve learned how to tie lashings to build camping gear. If you missed that merit badge, however, these …

Emergency Bags Every Prepper Needs to Have

Written by Guest Contributor on The Prepper Journal.<i>Editor’s Note: This post has been contributed by Daniel. If you have information for Preppers</i> …

The 18 Best New Rifles of 2017, Ranked and Reviewed

Back in May F&S rifles editor David E. Petzal and deputy editor Dave Hurteau met me at my home shooting range in the West Virginia hills to test 20 …

Tutorial: Dead-reckoning navigation | Basic but oft-used skill

Dead-reckoning is the simplest navigation skill. It’s much easier to learn than reading a map, or operating a compass, GPS, or altimeter watch.Yet I …

25 Obscure Bushcraft Skills for Survival

Bushcraft skills uses the natural materials around to get food, build shelter, and defend yourself. As a survivalist, you should not be content with …

KERDI-SHOWER-KIT | KERDI-SHOWER-KIT | Shower System

The Schluter®-KERDI-SHOWER-KIT is an all-inclusive package containing each of the components required to create a watertight shower assembly.<p>Designed …

Financial Secrets Of The World's Wealthiest People ... Revealed

<i>This post originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p>Like most broke university students, Steve Siebold wanted to get rich. But unlike most college kids, he did something about it.<p>“In 1984 I was a sophomore in college,” he recalls. “And I was sitting in class listening to business professors telling me the …

Why The Toughest Bosses Are Best

There’s been a movement afoot in the current generation toward increasing sensitivity and gentle teaching and coaching in schools. A belief that teachers shouldn’t censure students. Parents demanding that teachers cease the use of red pencil as it connotes “negativity.” Competitive sports that …

BBM to let you share photos in multi-person chats and transfer larger files

BlackBerry has been on a BBM roll lately, unleashing the messaging service on not just iOS and Android but Windows Phone as well. However, that's not all that's up the Waterloo company's sleeve. A new version of BBM is in the pipeline, and it'll have a few new features that will delight the BBM …

A solar boom so successful, it’s been halted

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=a-solar-boom-so-successfull-its-been-halted<p>In an attempt to jump on the solar …

Security expert snubs RSA over $10M ‘backdoor’ deal with US agency

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Mikko Hypponen<p>Mikko Hypponen, a respected Finnish researcher who is a regular guest at computer security conferences, …

Bloomberg sur Twitter : "Visualizing the Fed's balance sheet | http://t.co/uuKLoDT2nE http://t.co/vVJct0hpI0"

Ajoutez ce Tweet à vote site Web en copiant le code ci-dessous. En savoir plus<p>Ajoutez cette vidéo à votre site Web en copiant le code ci-dessous. En …

Bull Calls United in Europe as Strategists See 12% Gain

European stocks are poised for a third year of gains, restoring almost all the losses suffered during the financial crisis, as economic growth …

U.S. 10-Year Yields Reach 3-Month High as Data Bolster Fed Bets

Treasury 10-year note yields reached the highest in more than three months after data showed durable-goods orders rose in November more than …

Erdogan Urged to Quit as Ministers Resign Amid Graft Probe

Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan came under pressure to resign today after a cabinet minister said the Turkish leader had approved some decisions …

Paying Kids To Do Well On Tests Not Only Works, It Could Improve Their Adult Earnings

Adults get paid to do well, so why not apply the same principles to students?<p>On the surface, it seems like the worst kind of message about motivation to send to a student: If you do well on this test, we’ll pay you $100 bucks. But according to research, not only does this idea work in the …

The First Adult Product Ever Launched On Kickstarter Isn’t What You Think

Sex toys are usually hidden away. The MUA (that’s pronounced “mwah,” of course) adds a little high design to storing–or even displaying–your collection.<p>We like to talk about sex, but in the U.S., our puritan roots always seep through. Sex toy shops abound in almost every major city, and yet it’s …

Criminals Behind Massive ZeroAccess Botnet Give Up After Microsoft’s Counterattack

Botnets are big business for cyber criminals, and it’s always a game of cat-and-mouse to shut them down. But Microsoft has pulled off a rather impressive win, ending the reign of a giant botnet virus that had infected over 2 million computers around the world.<p>To kill the ZeroAccess botnet, …

MIT Engineers Invent A Cameraless Tracking System That Sees Through Walls

WiTrack, a prototype designed at MIT, can track your movements anywhere in a house, even through walls.<p>In the Iron Man movies, Tony Stark never has to worry about interacting with JARVIS, the artificial intelligence in his “smart home,” by making sure that he stays in proper view of a …

Jesse Willms, the Dark Lord of the Internet

How one of the most notorious alleged hustlers in the history of e-commerce made a fortune on the Web<p>If you want to get a sense of Jesse Willms at his absolute peak—the wealth, the lifestyle, the aura of swaggering invincibility—then the weekend of November 12, 2010, is where we want to begin. That …

Stanford Researchers: It Is Trivially Easy to Match Metadata to Real People

True, the telephony metadata that the NSA collects does not include customer names, but it's really no trouble to figure them out.<p>In defending the NSA's telephony metadata collection efforts, government officials have repeatedly resorted to one seemingly significant detail: This is <i>just</i> …

Our New Champion in Self-Defeating Soft Power: Japan

Only one step could have made conditions worse among Japan, China, and South Korea, with spillover effects on America. That is the step Japan's prime minister has just taken.<p>At first I didn't believe the news this evening that Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe had visited Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo. …