Emergency Kit Preparedness

Emergency Kit – NOAA Predicts Above Normal Tropical Storm Activity – Are You Prepared?

Is your Emergency Kit in Order? Time to check the Emergency Kit. The start of the 2017 Hurricane season is just around the corner. Typically the season runs from June 1st to November 30. A precursor to the severe weather season was tropical storm Arlene which appeared in April. NOAA is predicting a 45 percent […]

Ancient Lamp

Ancient Lamp History – About 70000 years ago man made lighting occurred.

Ancient Lamp Technology To the best of our archaeological knowledge, the first attempt at man-made lighting occurred about 70,000 years ago. The first ancient lamp was invented made of a shell, hollowed-out rock, or other similar non-flammable object which was filled with a combustible material (probably dried grass or wood), sprinkled with animal fat (the […]

Hypothermia

Hypothermia – Cold Water Survival | Know the Signs and be Prepared

Hypothermia – Cold Water Survival Hypothermia prevention and preparedness is the key to survival. Plan your trip and “think smart”. Know the water temperature and weather forecast before setting out. Keep your body well fueled with high carbohydrate foods and lots of water. Take along safety equipment like a waterproof shake or crank flashlight that floats […]