Things You Realize When the Power Is Out

Electricity is one of the many discoveries that have shaped people’s way of living. For most of us, it is nearly impossible to live without electricity because it helps us cook our foods, give us light, and power our appliances. Well, most people, when they think of the electricity going out, the … Read more

Understanding the Technology Generations of Night Vision Goggles

Generations of Night Vision Goggles

You’ve already seen it in video games and Hollywood flicks those grainy green screens of night vision on the lead character who looks like a futuristic cyborg with goggles attached to his head. The reality is night vision goggles are accessible to just about everyone today whether it be for hunting, working … Read more

How to Store Batteries to Help Them Last

How to Store Batteries

Introduction It’s common knowledge that batteries should be stored in cool and dry places, but how do we store different types of batteries for a long period of time? Most batteries should be stored at around room temperature or preferably 15°C/59°F, while extreme allowable temperature ranges from –40°C/-40°F to 50°C /122°F. Batteries … Read more

Best Solar Power Sources for Preppers, Disaster Planning and Camping

Alternative power sources are an essential part of any doomsday prepper’s inventory and very useful when the power grid is down. Solar powered gadgets offer better portability and help prepare for emergency situations. While such gadgets might not be the least expensive option due to extra circuitry and solar cells, they are … Read more