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How To Guide by Don Feathers (2014-10-23)

Getting Lucky

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How Too Much Good Fortune Can Be A Bad Thing

The IKYA family just dodged another hurricane last week as Ana skirted the state, dumping some heavy rain and large surf but sparing us the damaging winds. That makes three this year that were heading right for us but decided to change paths at the last minute. The State of Hawaii has had a huge lucky streak when it comes to hurricanes, with only two notable exceptions. The most notable was Iniki, who basically set development ... Read the full article →

How To Guide by Don Feathers (2014-10-12)

Training - Survival Chicken's Nerf Conquest of Planet Evil

Are you really ready for every scenario?

So you got your bullets, beans, and band-aids. The bug out bag is packed and ready, secondary locations are lined up, and everything down to the tire pressure on your get-out-of-Dodge vehicle of choice is perfect.


You are now among the prepared elite. Not many people make it this far, but even if a fraction of the above mentioned list is squared away you are already light years ahead of the masses. ... Read the full article →

Article by Don Feathers (2014-10-11)

ISIS vs. Mexican Drug Cartels

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How To Survive The Baddest Of The Baddies

Editor's Note: We usually try to stick to advice and gear reviews but after becoming thoroughly disturbed with the popular topic among blogs and news organizations about arming up for some sort of impending war against the percieved evil of Islam, we figued it was time to really explore the heretofore unthinkable situation of an invading force taking over American soil. While the following article does not necessarily represent the opinions and views of everyone at It ... Read the full article →

How To Guide by Don Feathers (2014-09-13)

Ebola prevention and survival: Tips on Being A Smarter Monkey

While every communicable disease has it's own nasty characteristics that require a wide variety of treatments in the specialized setting, fretting over details doesn't really help people stuck with America's most popular health insurance policy for lower income families, also known as the 'Don't Get Sick Plan'. The result of having an overpriced health industry focused more on boner pills rather than vaccines is that people don't seek treatment as soon as they should and will likely keep spreading ... Read the full article →

Review by Don Feathers (2014-10-12)

How to keep your rooster from crowing - no crow rooster collar

As one of the few urban residents with an actual back yard, Mrs. Feathers and I are very fortunate to have the best of both worlds. With $7 and a little bit of walking there is always a warm meal available somewhere nearby, we save gas by using bicycles, and our hearts go out to the poor souls who sit in 4 hours of traffic everyday.

There are definitely some drawbacks to the city life, however. Lousy air quality, dog ... Read the full article →