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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 […]

Rechargeable Flashlights

Rechargeable Flashlights – What Works for You?

Rechargeable Flashlights – What Type is Best for You? Rechargeable flashlights include battery and capacitor powered. Battery powered rechargeable flashlights; typically Lithium Ion (Li-ion), charge using power from a wall outlet or car battery. Li-ion flashlights come in two configurations; batteries are removable or are permanently installed with a built-in charger. Permanent battery flashlights are typically optimized using smart […]

Natural Hazard Preparation – Does your kit include a Flashlight?

Although impossible to eliminate all risks associated with a disaster it’s possible to manage risks through development and implementation of a preparedness plan. The plan contains a procedural outline to follow when a disaster strikes and includes a checklist of supplies that include stockpiling food rations, water and equipment. Light is often considered a necessity. […]