Tag: emergency

5 New Technologies To Help During A Zombie Apocalypse [Infographic]

5 New Technologies To Help During A Zombie Apocalypse [Infographic]

Just when I thought writing about the zombie apocalypse was soooo 2012, everyone's getting all juiced up for the 4th season of The Walking Dead, which ...
Solar Powered Smartphone Charging Stations In NYC Parks Starting Today

Solar Powered Smartphone Charging Stations In NYC Parks Starting Today

New Yorkers are typically away from home during the day, and far away from their smartphone chargers. Anyone who lives in a big city like NYC understa ...
$12 Basic Emergency Phone Emerges In China

$12 Basic Emergency Phone Emerges In China

I think a lot of people are sick and tired of having to constantly upgrade their phones. Some tech geeks would happily buy an upgraded smartphone seve ...
Pebble Smartstick Is Your Marker-Sized Emergency Charger

Pebble Smartstick Is Your Marker-Sized Emergency Charger

As far as battery life on your mobile device goes, there is no getting around the fact that it will eventually run out. Until some clever innovator co ...
GPS Cane Makes Growing Older A Digital Endeavor

GPS Cane Makes Growing Older A Digital Endeavor

If you worry about growing old because you think your physical and mental health might end up getting you into trouble in the real world, you should s ...
Building In Shanghai Installs Deployable Emergency Slide

Building In Shanghai Installs Deployable Emergency Slide

Safety should always be of great concern in every aspect of life. You might think your world is secured, anchored and safe, but things can change in a ...
Emergency Solar Cooker Could Help Disaster Victims Recover Faster

Emergency Solar Cooker Could Help Disaster Victims Recover Faster

When a disaster strikes, the preparations people have made never seem to be enough. Power is nowhere to be found, food is in short supply and people a ...
Emergency Flashlight Translates Communication Instantly

Emergency Flashlight Translates Communication Instantly

The world has seen its share of catastrophes, and with each one, we learn how to become a little bit more prepared. It's virtually impossible to fores ...
Wrist Charger Puts An Emergency Power Source On Your Wrist

Wrist Charger Puts An Emergency Power Source On Your Wrist

Most of us have at some point found ourselves in the annoying situation when our battery runs out on our mobile device. At that point, there is little ...
Chewing Gum Batteries Could Power All Our Gadgets In The Future

Chewing Gum Batteries Could Power All Our Gadgets In The Future

What do you do when seemingly the entire world is focused on creating the next groundbreaking gadget? What can you possibly do to leverage all that co ...
World’s Fastest Cockroach Robot Was Designed To Save Lives

World’s Fastest Cockroach Robot Was Designed To Save Lives

The American cockroach is one of the fastest insects in the world (and the nastiest). People here spend a lot of money to keep those bugs out of their ...
Emergency Flashlight Runs On Any Size Batteries You Can Find

Emergency Flashlight Runs On Any Size Batteries You Can Find

When the power goes out, we all find ourselves in a situation which is unnatural for most of us. Pretty much everything around us is dependent on elec ...
Hand-Crank Phone Charger (For When You’re Without Electricity)

Hand-Crank Phone Charger (For When You’re Without Electricity)

Living without electricity is a big deal, and if you are blessed enough not to know what that feels like, try doing it for one day. It will be torture ...
How To: Unlock Your Car With A Shoelace

How To: Unlock Your Car With A Shoelace

When I was attending University, my roommates and I often used our driver's licenses (or any plastic card that size) to open the door to our dorm, and ...
Fashion Designs That Transform Into Emergency Equipment

Fashion Designs That Transform Into Emergency Equipment

Do you know what a prepper is? I just learned about this a few days ago. A prepper is a person or group of people who believe that a catastrophe might ...
Photography: What Would You Take If Your House Was On Fire?

Photography: What Would You Take If Your House Was On Fire?

I know this is a horrible thought, but if your house was on fire and you only had time to grab a few things before you got out, what would you take? I ...
Emergency Underpants Dispenser: Epic WTF Of The Day

Emergency Underpants Dispenser: Epic WTF Of The Day

Once in a while a "gadget" comes along that makes you a little uneasy. It's not that you feel uneasy to the point where you are clueless as to why the ...
Emergency Toilet Design Created For People In Japan

Emergency Toilet Design Created For People In Japan

As of today, it's been three months since the devastating earthquake and tsunami hit Japan. We don't see as many bloggers writing about it anymore, an ...
How To: Make An Earthquake Kit

How To: Make An Earthquake Kit

Have you ever had the chance to experience a 7.8 magnitude earthquake? I have and believe me, it is really scary. Japan was rocked with an 8.9 magnitu ...
Jump-Start CARD: Borrow Power From Another Cell Phone Or Device

Jump-Start CARD: Borrow Power From Another Cell Phone Or Device

Being out in the field and constantly working on your cell phone, or any other mobile device, certainly has its positive and negative sides. You get ...
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