Planning on attending a huge festival or other sizable event that’s sure to draw hundreds, if not thousands, of people? As fun as these events are, it’s important to stay safe, as various unpleasant things can occur. Rather than finding yourself in a sticky situation or facing serious injury, learn how to best protect yourself. Check out the following tips to help you get started:
Author Archives: Kent Page McGroarty
Posted on November 24, 2015 by Kent Page McGroarty
Posted on November 19, 2015 by Kent Page McGroarty
Sure, most rodents are relatively cute and cuddly-looking, but that doesn’t mean you should pick them up or keep them as pets. Rodents present a variety of dangers and are among the bigger challenges for pest control companies. Let’s review some of the dangers rodents such as mice and rats present and how to ensure they stay the heck away from your home.
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Posted on November 17, 2015 by Kent Page McGroarty
Posted on November 12, 2015 by Kent Page McGroarty
Gearing up to do some serious hiking in the stunningly beautiful Yosemite National Park? Before you lace up your hiking boots, do yourself a favor and check out the following tips to ensure you don’t get eaten by a bear, suffer heat exhaustion, or just have an unpleasant trip in general.
Avoid Wearing Cotton
Among the best Yosemite-Park-related hiking tips is to leave the cotton undies at home. What you want is polypropylene underwear and c... Continue Reading →
Posted on November 10, 2015 by Kent Page McGroarty
There’s a whole slew of survival-themed television series out there, some of which fall into the “reality” category. Others are fictitious, but easily serve as potential warnings about the future. Check out a few of the best survival-based television series and maybe learn a new skill or three:
Survivorman was a Canadian-produced television series that aired on the Outdoor Life Network starting in 2005. The last of the specials a... Continue Reading →
Posted on November 5, 2015 by Kent Page McGroarty
Whether you’re channeling your inner Katniss Everdeen or simply want to learn more about archery, it’s essential to take safety tips to (proverbial) heart. This is important not just for your own safety, but to avoid shooting the eye out of those around you. With that in mind, let’s review a few excellent archery safety tips so you enjoy each and every shooting session.
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Posted on November 3, 2015 by Kent Page McGroarty
Can’t get enough of The Walking Dead? Whether you’re a huge zombie fan or simply became enthralled with this particular show, there are plenty of survival skills to take away from the much-celebrated AMC series. Let’s tack on a few more tips to those we’ve already discussed.
Stay in a group
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Posted on October 23, 2015 by Kent Page McGroarty
Survival skills are pretty darn important, and there’s much to be learned from the animal kingdom. Most animals have several very effective ways to protect themselves from predators, with methods ranging from the practical to the bizarre.
Let’s check out a few of the many ways the animals in our world protect themselves from harm and how their skills can help you out of sticky si... Continue Reading →
Posted on October 15, 2015 by Kent Page McGroarty
Whether you love them or wish the world could do without them, insects are a part of life. Some are harmless to humans, some bite the heck out of you but cause no lasting damage, and some are very, very dangerous. Learning which ones are the most dangerous is a great survival skill to have, as it allows you to identify the bad ones from the ones you might roast if desperate enough.<... Continue Reading →
Posted on October 8, 2015 by Kent Page McGroarty
Whether you have a green thumb or can’t tell the difference between an Ohio Buckeye and a Virginia Creeper, it’s a good idea to have a working knowledge of poisonous plants. It’s an important survival skill to have should you find yourself lost in a wooded area, as it prevents ingesting the wrong thing and meeting the grim reaper.
Let’s check out a few of the most poisonous plants on Earth, shall we?