Prepare-aphernalia: The Survival Shotgun

We often discuss the importance of having an easy to grab emergency kit prepared for the necessities of surviving without help for a few days. Earthquakes and Tsunamis have been […]

Prepare-aphernalia: Gizmodo Taste Test!

We’ve blogged Costco’s $2,999 1-year, 4-person supply of freeze dried and dehydrated food before. We ogled the colorful cans, figured out the total number of servings (18,485!) and determined the […]

Prepare-aphernalia: The Tactical Sammich

Thank Think Geek for this latest in disaster kit deliciousness. The Tactical Sammich is designed to help geeks survive the zombie apocalypse, but of course it would be useful in […]

Gimme Shelter

Let’s play a game called Guess What iPhone App I Just Downloaded? Hint: it’s not Angry Birds or Fruit Ninja. (Though those are both fun apps.) Nope. It’s the new […]

Prepare-aphernalia: An Empty Altoids Tin

Sometimes the perfect piece of prepare-aphernalia is a $60 complex contraption. And sometimes it’s a cheap old empty box of mints. If you are a lover of ingenuity in preparedness, […]

Prepare-aphernalia: The Survival Stove

I’m not making that headline up. That’s the actual name of this camping stove. I know it’s a little early in the year to start thinking about camping. But it’s […]

Prepare-aphernalia: Earthquake-Safe Bed

I. Want. This. Bed. Inventor Wang Wenxi (who has personally experienced several earthquakes in China) has won over my heart with this gorgeous piece of furniture designed to keep you […]

Prepare-aphernalia: Climate Controlled Clothing

More fashion-forward prepare-aphernalia here… These light-weight clothes will help you weather the weather whatever the weather, whether you like it or not. How? By keeping you climate-controlled no matter what […]