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Hypothermia – Recognition and Treatment


What are the signs of Hypothermia? With the frigid temperatures here, it is vitally important to keep warm. Hypothermia is a very real danger that you have to be aware of. Hypothermia is when your body temperature drops below 95 degrees. Hypothermia, if not properly treated can lead to confusion and eventually death. I found […]

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DIY: Easy-Peezy Fire Starter

Today’s DIY is super easy. Here’s the thing…for you guys out there, unless you wanna head to the market to buy cotton face pads, I recommend you snag some from the wife or daughter’s stash…..but don’t say that I didn’t warn you about damage control! Your alibi? “I was being resourceful & simulating a MacGyver […]

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Insta-Fire Fire Starter/Stand-Alone Fire Fuel

We all know that there are basically two-reasons to build a fire: Necessity Convenience Necessity Fire offers warmth, light, a safe method for heating and cooking food, protection, and the ability to sterilize tools and boil water. Campers and outdoor enthusiasts are no strangers to the methods of how to start a fire: matches conventional […]

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A Personal Lesson on Preparedness

I participated in the Boy Scout program when I was a teenager and enjoyed many experiences in that program. Of course, we camped out alot and played tons of Capture the Flag. I also had a few experiences which underscored the value of preparing for the unknown, especially unanticipated severe weather. One particular troop outing […]

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