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Survival gear from WalMart

Everyone I communicate with is concerned with the costs of survival gear. Me too, for that topic. So, looking for good stuff among the Chinese made junk at WalMart for those of us on tight budgets is a skill we should all develop. 949 more words

Tested Gear

goTenna Personal Long-Range Public Mesh Network

A new product called goTenna lets two or more people create a publicly owned wide area phone network for text messaging.

Even without access to mobile services, the goTenna network will operate as a mesh multi-node peer-to-peer network. 50 more words

Mobile Devices

Geekily Consuming

I can happily admit to be a failure at this modern life, I am not much of a consumer, in fact I am completely hopeless at consuming these days in the past I’ve consumed just as much as anyone else using credit cards and loans to acquire stuff that I really don’t need newer bigger TV’s, smart phones, laptops, holidays abroad, mountains of books, DVDs and comic books purchased on a whim, piles of t-shirts, shirts, suits and Converse All Stars but then one day, with all my debt extinct I realised my obsessive consuming was bad, causing me misery and I stopped. 1,044 more words

Culture

Survival Gear

I’d like to establish and keep a theme of “making tracks in a hurry, without much notice” in my posts and articles here. So, let me ask you this: what comes to mind when you think of survival gear? 212 more words

Being Prepared for any Emergency, any time

In recent history we, as a society, have been hit by numerous man-made and natural disasters.  The frequency appears to have increased over the past few years.   272 more words

Bug Out Bag

Body Found Likely That of Missing Mount Rainier Hiker Karen Sykes - NBC News.com

The three-day search for a well-known outdoors writer who went missing while hiking on Mount Rainier took a grim turn Saturday, when a body was discovered in rough terrain off the trail where she was last seen. 67 more words

Update

Crews search for missing hiker Karen Sykes on Washington's Mount Rainier | Fox News

ASHFORD, Wash. – Crews were searching at Mount Rainier National Park Friday for a Seattle hiker who was reported missing late Wednesday.

Park spokeswoman Patti Wold says Karen Sykes, an experienced hiker and writer, had adequate survival gear to camp overnight in the event of an emergency. 23 more words

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