Tag: Lizzie-Bennett

Your Stress Response Can Buy You Valuable Seconds – That Can You Lead You to Valuable Minutes

By Lizzie Bennett Survival in extreme situations often depends on an individuals ability to respond to the threat they are faced with. The stress response in humans has for decades been referred to as the ‘fight or flight’ response. Now if you have a couple of Uzi’s and enough ammunition none of this applies to…

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Why You Should Consider A Day or Two Off Work When You Have A Cold

By Lizzie Bennett Note: Originally published March 18, 2016 Nobody knows why having a cold makes a person feel totally crap..it just does. I have a cold right now, but nobody believes me. Sniff. Colds affect everyone differently. In my case I wake up feeling crap, I ache from head to foot, alternate between sweating…

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Vegetable Rationing Hits The UK: A Sign Of Things To Come?

By Lizzie Bennett This week has seen the veggies stocked by UK supermarkets and even specialist green grocery shops dwindle. It has also provided some valuable lessons for those of us with a prepper mindset. Bad weather in across Europe has hit hard leaving European farmers, and Spanish farmers in particular, with nothing to export,…

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Scientists Announce Human-Pig Chimera – Is This Hybrid Human?

By Lizzie Bennett Yep you read that right. Scientists have created the first human-pig chimera. Chimera is a fancy name for hybrid – the embryo concerned has both human and pig DNA. Why you might ask, what’s the point? Well, scientists are hoping to create animals that can shed light on the potential of stem…

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Alert: Lithium Batteries the Death Traps At The Back Of The Drawer

By Lizzie Bennett These small batteries don’t even have to be broken, chewed or damaged in any way to cause a terrible death from internal bleeding. We all have one…a junk drawer. The place we shove things that we will want again, but we’re not sure when and items which just don’t have another ‘home’….

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Do A Dolittle And Learn From The Animals – The Basics Of Situational Awareness

  By Lizzie Bennett Are you predator or prey? If you spend any amount of time around animals you will notice that they are creatures that maximise every opportunity to get a meal or gain the upper hand in most situations. Even domestic pets follow the nature over nurture path when it comes to snatching…

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28 Alternative Uses for Life Saving Mylar Emergency Blankets

By Lizzie Bennett Some Life-Saving Advice About Mylar Emergency Blankets: And 28 Alternative Uses for Them As it’s getting colder it’s a good time to revisit the uses of mylar blankets in survival situations…and to warn people that these things can kill you if you use them incorrectly. Mylar blankets, also called space blankets and…

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