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How Much Water does a Canteen Hold?

Anyone who spends a lot of time outdoors,—for work, travel, hiking, or camping in the wilderness, around trails, campgrounds, and so on—benefits from investing in a canteen. These reusable water vessels designed to accompany you on such excursions make it easy to stay hydrated on your adventures while saving you money, diminishing waste in favor of ecological responsibility, and avoiding …

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How to Use Ham Radio Without a License: We Investigate

Many peoples view Ham radio as an old fashion device that can only be accessed on military bases or in fantasy movies. But in reality, if you anything about this hardware, this equipment, is used by military personnel because of its usefulness. Actually, you can consider it a useless device, but believe me or not, it is the last line …

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Can a Flashlight Blind You? Shedding the Light on the Matter

Carrying a flashlight has become so commonplace that it is very likely you already carry one with you. Flashlights are now made so compact that many can be latched onto a keychain, carried in bookbag, purse or pocket.  They have been built to be very sturdy and provide an extremely bright to provide the user with a very reliable light …

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Is a Shemagh Better Than a Bandana: The Reasons Explored

A bandana is a piece of either square or triangular cloth which is generally worn around the neck or head. Although it can be styled as a fashion item, the bandana also offers several practical uses. The shemagh is similar to a bandana in many ways, but is usually much larger, offering greater coverage and protection in extreme conditions. Previously …

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Is Dry Milk Healthy Especially in an Emergency: Milking the Truth

You might be surprised to learn that powdered whole milk is used in many common foods including baby formula, instant oatmeal, creamy soups, and even milk chocolate! It is also a convenient alternative to liquid milk because it is easier to carry, can be used anywhere on the go, and is non-perishable. These all sound like great benefits, and you …

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Can a Stun Gun Knock Someone Unconscious: The Shocking Truth

It’s practically a cliche. A mysterious stranger emerges from the shadow, applies crackling electrodes to the neck of the protagonist who drops like a stone inert and oblivious, to be carried away for plot advancement. If you’ve seen it once, you’ve seen it a thousand times. Total Hollywood nonsense. But, can a stun gun knock someone unconscious? No. Not when …

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Can a Candle Heat a Room: The Cold Truth

Perhaps you’ve seen the designs for a ‘candle heater,’ that have been going around the web for years. It seems exciting at first to think maybe something so cheap and simple could help keep you warm in an emergency. Fire is hot. Ceramic holds heat well. So I got curious and went digging to see if winter warmth was really …

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Will Eating Raw Meat Kill You: It All Depends

It seems like every other day the news is running a story about food poisoning. Salmonella looks as common as a cold in winter. When meat goes off it can absolutely make you very sick, and we’ve all seen those signs on restaurant menus that say they won’t serve you a medium rare burger. How concerned should we really be …