Surviving Tear Gas and Pepper Spray

PROTECTION If you know you are going to be in an area that is prone to protests and tear gas, a little preparation is called for. Avoid use of oils, lotions and detergents because they can trap the chemicals...

Water Sources in a city

Water from Buildings Often office buildings have gravity fed water systems. You can access the water from the outside by way of a locked water spigot.These water spigots are often found on the walls of gas sta...

Surviving a Riot

We live in trying times. There is a potential for riots almost every day. Under the current political and International climate, any small issue could cause the government to impose martial law. This will likel...

Urban Bug In

How to Bug-In If you have decided the best route for now is to bug-in, there are a few things you will need to do. Secure the Perimeter If you are bugging-in, you will definitely need some security. Make s...

What are you afraid of?

I am a geek. I am an immigrant who calls USA my home. I am an entrepreneur working for a large tech company in the silicon valley and do not have too much time to spare. I have absolutely no survival skills. I ...

Purifying Drinking Water

Basic hydration requirements The human body requires a minimum intake of water in order to be able to sustain life before mild and then severe dehydration occurs. Adverse health effects have been noted from bo...

Earthquake Prepping

The San Francisco Bay Area is underlain by a complex web of active faults and most people in the area live less than 10 miles from a fault that can have a damaging earthquake. A 2008 UCERF2 report calculates a ...