Odds ‘n Sods:


F.J. sent this link, ‘LighterBro’ Turns Common Bic Into Knife-Equipped Multi-Tool, a simple Ten buck tool that looks pretty neat, and reminds us that “one is none.”

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From G.G.: Reviving a Life Saver, the Tourniquet

Article quote:

“Only 2 percent of soldiers with severe bleeding in those countries (Iraq and Afganistan) died compared with 7 percent in Vietnam in part because tourniquets were in widespread use and the injured were quickly transported to doctors. “

HJL Adds: Our own Medical Director in the local EMS has notified us that in the next round of protocol updates, we can expect tourniquets to be back. Our 30 minute transport time is pretty close to what the military has experienced in the last 10 years.

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Brandon sent this in: Mexican Citizens Topple Cartels And Are Rewarded With Government Retaliation

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An anonymous reader sent this in: Real Cellphone Tracking \

Article quote:

The Ukrainian government already tried banning protests, which didn’t work out too well for them. Then the New York Times posted this news article today. Something really stood out to me:
…on Tuesday, sending cellphone messages to people standing in the vicinity of the fighting saying, “Dear subscriber, you are registered as a participant in a mass disturbance.”

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Daniel Valles let us know that his Disaster Crash Course Digest Vol. I available now. This contains his top ten tutorials and is available in a downloadable PDF or printed version.

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