Ways to Light the House After an EMP

Ways to Light the House After an EMP

There has been much concern about the possibility of an EMP and how such an event would affect people if it happens. The understanding is that many electrical devices – and probably the entire electrical grid – would be at least temporarily non-working. Even those who think it would be temporary still believe it would … Read more

Illumination Options for a Survival Kit

Illumination Options for a Survival Kit

When creating a survival kit, there are many things to consider and many of the items that need to be included have options. Because people are different, locations are different, and individual needs are different, it is a good thing to have choices. One thing that should always be a part of the kit is … Read more

Recharging Batteries with Solar Power

Recharging Batteries with Solar Power

The sun has unlimited power. Solar panels allow people to harness this power and use it for all sorts of electrical applications. One of these is storing energy for future use. The cost of disposable batteries is much higher, over time, than that of rechargeable batteries, and this cost difference widens when the recharging is … Read more

Rechargeable Batteries

Rechargeable Batteries

Batteries are the power source of choice for many items used in survival situations because electrical power from other sources may not be available. However, regular alkaline batteries have a limited life. Once their power has been depleted, they must be thrown away and new batteries obtained. Rechargeable batteries solve this problem. Because rechargeable batteries … Read more