Solar Lantern Charges Your Phone (link)

Solar powered lights are all the rage these days, aren’t they? I know I have a few myself and even one made by the folks who created this new inflatable solar lantern that charges your cell phone too.

I know the post talks about this being a prototype and that you can back it as a kickstarter

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Best Candles For Power Outage (video)

While candles aren’t the best option for power outages due to the potential fire hazard (look for inexpensive and instead) if you must stock candles consider these since they’re self-contained and relatively inexpensive. Of course, there are a wide variety of available which may burn

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One Item NOT to Stockpile for SHTF (video)

I mostly agree with this video in that candles should not be the main item to stockpile for your lighting needs. My biggest reason being something he glossed over about halfway through: fire safety. House fires are one of the biggest problems folks unexpectedly run into after a disaster and candles

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BYB 300 Lumen Collapsible Lantern Review – What a Nice Light!

I was sent this a while back for review and I can start by saying that, for the price, I was very impressed. In fact, this light *may* end up being my go-to battery-powered camping and emergency light from hereon out.

Although I’ve long been a fan of the for it’s longevity and relative

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OxyLED Q6 Smart Rechargeable LED Flashlight Review

I received this  for review and I can honestly say that I was surprised at how useful of a light it’s turning out to be.

Thought I have many lights–in the form of flashlights, lanterns, and headlamps–I’ve never had a flashlight like this, in that, it’s sort of like a

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How to buy a Police Scanner Radio for your Go Bag

Go bags are a critical part of any survival plan. While there are many components that make up a successful go bag, a communication device is required. While there is no shortage of emergency communication devices on the market, in this article we’ll review what a police scanner radio is, how it

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Baofeng Handheld Radio 72% OFF List Price, Best Time to Buy!

If you’ve yet to purchase yourself a  now is the time to buy one since it’s currently at the best price I’ve ever seen! In fact, when I bought mine a year or two ago I swear it was at least double the price now and I’d say it was a good price then, which means you can buy

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Luci Inflatable Solar Lantern for Camping, Hiking, Preparedness

Perhaps by now you’ve seen the  by Mpowered. I was sent one for review and so I’ll offer my opinion on it for emergency preparedness here…

The solar lantern comes in a small package and, in fact, collapses down to a very small size which makes it nice for tossing into a bag, the

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Don’t be Afraid of the Dark! SHTF Lighting Solutions

As preppers we like to be prepared for nearly anything and that includes life without electricity… a wonderful invention that has reliably lit up the dark of night for generations now.

But, as preppers, we also know that the power grid is relatively fragile and certainly won’t be there

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