In an ever-changing world, where unpredictable weather events and unforeseen emergencies have become more prevalent, preparing for the unexpected is essential. One crucial aspect of emergency preparedness is having a reliable backup power source. Whether you are a seasoned adventurer, a homeowner concerned about power outages, or a professional working in extreme conditions, having a portable power pack at your
Earthquakes are unpredictable natural disasters that can cause great destruction and loss of life. In Canada, we experience a moderate number of earthquakes each year in some parts of the country. It is important to be prepared for an earthquake so you and your family can stay safe. This article will provide tips on how to prepare for earthquakes in
Electricity is King in most households, whether we notice it or not. You're reading this on a screen powered by electricity, or else printed on an electric printer. There's probably at least a few lights on in your home, and perhaps a hair-dryer in your daily routine, or a coffee maker you couldn't live without!
While electricity isn't usually necessary for
To see, or not to see? That is the question. Whether 'tis nobler in the mind to suffer the stubbed toes and fumbling fingers of outrageous fortune, or to store a light, and by opposing, end them?
Whether or not you're a fan of butchered Hamlet parodies you'd probably agree that having a light to see by is critical in an
If you live in British Columbia as we do, you know the soul-sucking jet lag-type confusion that is Daylight Savings. Or perhaps you enjoy the switch in time, with the brighter mornings and dark, cozy evenings. Good on you for staying so positive.
Daylight Savings is practiced by most regions of North America and Europe as well as some in the
With fall officially here the days are getting noticeably shorter and darker. For many Canadians, daylight savings will take effect on November 6th, blanketing us in long, sleepy nights.
For some, the shorter days and longer nights are anticipated with gleeful plans of sitting around a cozy fireplace and catching up on neglected reading goals. Others might simply feel sad that
Summer storms can crop up, unexpectedly, out of the bluest of skies, and lead to power outages. While a storm rages on, focusing on avoiding the immediate danger is, of course, the most important thing. But when the storm is over, sometimes the power remains out for the following few days or even a week.
In the summer, you may not
As we sink from autumn into winter, sometimes the length of daylight can change noticeably even between one day and the next. And for those of us living in regions where Daylight Savings is in effect, the days can feel even shorter! You leave your home in the dark and you return home in the dark. And sometimes it feels