July 2014

  • Jul
    11
    Safety Pins for Survival

    Do you have safety pins in your first aid kit? If you don't, you're not alone. A lot of people don't have these essential items. Unfortunately, they realize that was a mistake as soon as they get in a situation that requires a safety pin. Uses for Safety Pins Safety pins have several uses. First, of course, they hold bandages together. If you have a deep wound, this is essential. You can also use them to dig out splinters. You will build ...

  • Jul
    7

    Knife Safety 101

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    Knife Safety 101

    Knife skills are an important part of survival. You need to know some basic safety skills if you are going to do well with your knife. While a lot of knife safety skills are common sense, it is still a good idea to go over them. Don't Try to Catch a Knife You might drop your knife when working. If you do, let it fall. Some people instinctively try to catch it. That is a good way to get cut. Make Sure the Knife is Sharp Enough

  • Heating Body Vs Heating the Room

    If the power goes out in the middle of the winter, your home can become cold very quickly. In fact, it can become so cold that you might even get hypothermia. You will have to ask yourself if you should heat your body or the room. While most people choose to heat the room, you can actually heat your body faster. Speed is important when you are staving off hypothermia so this something to think about when you face the situation. Heating Your Body