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Instant Camouflage Discovered In Two Cephalopods
2011-11-11 11:17:36

[ Watch the Video ] Scientists have discovered two deep ocean species of cephalopods, the octopus Japetella heathi and the squid Onychoteuthis banksii, that can go from transparent to opaque in the blink of an eye, a new study finds. This impressive camouflage swap, from both an octopus and a squid, is an adaptation that help keeps the species safe from different types of predators, Stephanie Pappas of LiveScience reports. The first predators that the cephalopods must be wary of are...

2011-11-09 08:00:00

A completely new piece of survival equipment has been announced that is already generating great interest among survivalists and wilderness campers. Solo Scientific is rolling out its new Ion Flashlight Firestarter, which combines both of these essential survival tools into a single, lightweight and compact product. The product will be available from the wilderness and survival experts at CampingSurvival.com. (PRWEB) November 09, 2011 A completely new piece of survival equipment has been...

2011-10-15 03:05:00

20 years ago, Cary Schneider lost his childhood home in the infamous Oakland Hills Firestorm. Now the co-founder of disaster preparedness company Prepare Us, he reflects on how that experience shaped his future. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 14, 2011 October 19th marks the 20-year anniversary of the most costly fire in the history of the US, the Oakland Hills Firestorm. What started as a small grass fire became a raging wall of flames, leaping over freeways and devouring buildings as it...

2011-09-06 07:00:00

School shootings, weather emergencies and other disasters often trigger local public. Janesville, Wisconsin (PRWEB) September 06, 2011 School shootings, weather emergencies and other disasters often trigger local public and private schools to lockdown their students and teachers, sometimes for hours. When these events occur, most schools today are woefully unprepared. This prompted survivaltools-equipment.com to announce its new Classroom Lockdown Survival Kit. When an emergency arises,...

2011-09-01 19:25:00

SurvivalTools-Equipment.com offers a great gift idea "Deluxe Classroom Lockdown Sruvival Kit" for disasters in local area schools such as tornadoes. Janesville, Wisconsin (PRWEB) September 01, 2011 Disaster survival is a concern for every school and most have a safety plan in place. School survival kits are kept on the premises; and contain things like first aid supplies, food and extra clothing. Some schools even require its students to bring in their own emergency survival kits at the...

2011-08-31 07:00:00

With Hurricane Irene leaving just modest damage along the east coast, Camping Survival.com is recommending that all residents in Atlantic and Gulf coast areas stock up with emergency supplies to be well prepared for future storms and hurricanes this season. Fulton, NY (PRWEB) August 31, 2011 With Hurricane Irene leaving just modest damage along the east coast, Camping Survival.com is recommending that all residents in Atlantic and Gulf coast areas stock up with emergency supplies to be well...

2011-08-18 14:49:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Weldon Owen today announced the digital release of The Total Outdoorsman Manual, the definitive, bestselling guide by the editors of Field &Stream magazine, on Apple's iBookstore ($12.99). The iBookstore is available via the free iBooks App for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch, or at www.itunes.com/ibookstore. "The Total Outdoorsman Manual is great entertainment and an ideal reference guide for anyone heading into the wild," says Anthony...

2011-08-13 00:00:31

The Gear Aid app is now available via the Apple and Android Markets as a free download. Bellingham, WA (PRWEB) August 12, 2011 McNett®, the outdoor industry leader in personal care, water treatment and gear care and repair products for nearly 30 years, has launched a digital version of its popular gear care and repair guides. The Gear Aidâ“ž¢ app offers tips, recommendations and step-by-step instructions for proper outdoor gear care and repair. Now available...


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10 Tips To A Great Summer
2012-07-16 20:56:36

With the start of summer upon us, we start thinking of things to do on the weekend and how to keep the kids busy. Here are a few things that may just help accomplish that and also to stay safe during this summer. #1 Weather is always a big player in whichever season it maybe, but the summer is a when the United States experiences some of its most severe weather such as Tornadoes and Hurricanes. The best tip for this is to be prepared. If the National Weather Service issues a watch or...

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2010-10-21 17:34:41

Morse code is a form of textual transmission as a series of on-off tones, lights, or clicks that are interpreted by a skilled listener. International Morse Code encodes the Roman alphabet, Arabic numerals, and a small set of punctuation as standardized sequences of short and long "dots" and "dashes". Since many non-English languages have more than 26 letters there are extensions to the Morse alphabet. The speed of Morse code is measure in WPM. A dot is one "on" element followed by an off...

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