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5 Dead, Suspect In Custody In Classroom Shooting At Oikos University In California

A gunman opened fire at a Christian university in California Monday, killing at least five people, law enforcement officials said. Police say they have a suspect in custody. The shooting erupted at midmorning at Oikos University in Oakland and left five dead, the law enforcement officials told The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because [...]

Book Review – Full Black by Brad Thor

Scot Harvath is back! As I tore Brad Thor’s latest book Full Black from the hands of my husband okay, he was gracious enough to let me read it first, it was all I could do to not call in sick to work so I could lose myself in yet another great read by my [...]

It’s A Disaster… and What Are You Going To Do About It

No matter where you live there is a chance some type of disaster or emergency can (or at some time will) occur. Whether it s terrorism, a flood, fire, hurricane, a chemical spill forcing an evacuation, biological attack or other emergency, it’s best to prepare BEFORE an actual crisis. The question is … what are [...]

X-Flex Bomb-proof Wallpaper Could Save Your Life

X-flex bomb-proof wallpaper is one of the most incredible inventions I’ve seen. Imagine a kevlar-type wallpaper that makes rooms and buildings, nearly indestructible. X-Flex is a new kind of wallpaper: one that’s quite possibly stronger than the wall it’s on. Invented by Berry Plastics in partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, this lifesaving [...]

Gas Mask Bra Wins Public Health Prize

Introducing, the gas mask bra. Just when you think you’ve seen it all, something like this comes along. A brassiere that converts quickly into a gas mask. The IgNobel Public Health prize went to Elena Bodnar of Hinsdale, Illinois and colleagues who designed and patented a bra that can be quickly converted into a pair [...]

n95 Respirator Masks Best for Swine Flu Health Workers

Because people can catch the new H1N1 swine flu by inhaling the virus, health-care workers who deal with flu patients should wear properly fitted N95 disposable respirator masks, a new report from the Institute of Medicine advises. These masks are not the same as loosely fitted surgical masks. N95 respirators fit tightly around the mouth [...]

DHS Certifies Handheld Biodetection Kits For Counter-Terrorism

Universal Detection Technology, a developer of early-warning monitoring technologies to protect people from bioterrorism and other infectious health threats and provider of counter-terrorism consulting and training services, reported today that its handheld biodetection kits have been certified by the Department of Homeland Security as an “Approved Product for Homeland Security” under the Support Anti-terrorism by [...]

Earthbox Container Home Gardening Kit

Earthbox is an innovative approach to container gardening. You can double your yields of vegetables, fruits, herbs and flowers with less fertilizer, less watering, and no weeding at all. During uncertain times there are a handful of industries and products do well, and for some very good reasons. Among them, home gardening tops the list.

Complete Guide to Understanding, Preventing and Surviving Terrorism

Homeland Security: A Complete Guide to Understanding, Preventing and Surviving Terrorism is the authoritative textbook on one of the most important topics facing our nation. From complex policy issues to common terrorist tactics, Homeland Security provides a practical foundation for professionals, students, and concerned citizens alike. Designed for readers who need to understand both the [...]

SteriPEN Handheld Emergency Water Purifier – Review

Steripen is a “must have” for any 72 hour kit, go bag or emergency kit. In almost any emergency, having an available supply of safe, clean water is a top priority. It’s the perfect tool to insure you and your family have safe drinking water in an emergency. The SteriPEN uses ultraviolet light to purify [...]

Emergency This Book Will Save Your Life

Emergency: This Book Will Save Your Life, a new book by author Neil Strauss was released today. The book follows the “lessons learned” by Strauss as he spent several years researching individual emergency preparedness and what to do in a worst-case scenario. Terrorist attacks. Natural disasters. Domestic crackdowns. Economic collapse. Riots. Wars. Disease. Starvation. What [...]

Brad Thor ‘The Last Patriot’

Let me start by saying this, Brad Thor is one of the bravest men I know. He is cut from the cloth of an era when men stood up for what they believed in. He is unafraid and unflinching in his commitment to do and say what he believes is honorable and right. Samuel Johnson [...]