Most people immediately think of filtration systems when considering water purification methods in a survival situation.
There are many excellent filter systems on the market today that will do the job and are popular in the survival and prepping community. While I own and have used various filters myself, when packing for a long wilderness excursion or preparing a compact bug-out or everyday carry bag for emergencies, I want something smaller, lighter weight and absolutely dependable for short or long-term use.
While there are some compact drinking straw filters that fit the small and light weight criteria, they are not so convenient for everyday use and, like all filters, have a limited life before they must be replaced.
The National Institutes of Health and the Alzheimer’s Association have added some much-needed updates to the guidelines used by physicians and scientists to diagnose and research the disease.
A downgraded credit rating for the United States has lifted gold prices to record levels.
Tea Party groups across the United States staged rallies this past week to coincide with tax day, and some liberal Americans have done their best to disrupt these peaceful gatherings.
In its recent update “World Economic Outlook”, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) writes that global growth has been gathering momentum in the past few months and that the economic recovery has broadened. Is this cause for optimism? Read this article to find out…
Representative Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) has accused the Federal government of stifling job growth in the technology sector with compliance regulations.
Truth be told, there are worse choices for the White House; some of whom aren’t even Democrats. It’s not as if the guy has committed murder; as long as you don’t count the intellectual tenor of primetime television—which was on life support anyway. I just think there are some candidates who are a great deal less… cartoonish. So, someone please pull the plug on the Donald Trump experiment.
Arizona Governor Jan Brewer has rejected two pieces of legislation that received ample support from GOP lawmakers.
We live in a state of medical tyranny, where parents no longer have a say in their children’s care and where State legislators are considering laws that would make criminals out of people who practice natural and holistic medicine.
A Federal appeals court has dismissed a lawsuit that challenges the government’s observance of National Day of Prayer, which is set for May 5 this year.
Sadly, the bad guys made more headlines in history this week than the good ones. Let’s start with April 20, 1889, when a particularly heinous character named Alois Schicklgruber came […]
In the wake of a Congressional budget standoff and military action in Libya, President Barack Obama’s approval ratings have fallen to near-record lows.
President Barack Obama is staking America’s future on clean energy while ignoring some simple truths. Two weeks ago in a major policy address, Obama announced that America would continue to pursue green energy solutions from wind, solar, biofuels and nuclear power. Read this article to learn what this means for our economy…
Nearly half of American households did not pay a Federal income tax this year, according to the Tax Policy Center.
Several hundred Tea Party supporters gathered on the Boston Common on April 15 to send a message to the Federal government: Don’t tread on me.
It’s been more than a month since the earthquake and tsunami hit Japan, creating a nuclear power plant disaster, and residents of the United States are fearful that their health and even their lives may also be at risk. Read this article for some clarity on the dangers posed to Americans by Japan’s nuclear crisis…
Vegetarians and locavores — people who eat only locally-produced food — now have a new argument to support their lifestyle.
Two former Presidential candidates have teamed up to champion legislation promoting consumer privacy on the Internet.
The eye disease glaucoma is known as a silent threat because if you don’t undergo regular eye exams, you could fall victim and end up blind if not treated properly! […]
A total of 241 tornadoes swept across 14 States this past week, killing at least 45 people, and injuring hundreds.
From time to time your kids “wander off the reservation.” They do things which you verbally deplore, but laugh about with your friends: “back when we did (whatever you just grounded your brat for), we didn’t get caught.”
Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli has clarified a State law regarding gun possession in places of worship, saying that the 2nd Amendment grants citizens the right to carry a firearm for personal protection.