June 6, 2020

10 Remedies for Itchy Mosquito Bites

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com Many areas has been having heavy rains these past couple of weeks. Any amount of rain results in puddles and other forms of standing water: breeding grounds for mosquitoes. Mosquitoes seem to multiply during the spring and summer. Just taking a half hour walk in the morning, you can wound up with multiple mosquito bites on your arms and other exposed areas. It’s a good idea to apply insect repellent but you may […]

Survival Essentials When SHTF

Written by Brandon Smith Being prepared when things go wrong is a must. Preppers will be ready for when things like a pandemic comes knocking (like COVID-19), having food stores and water supplies, but what happens when the Sh*t Hits The Fan? Every second the clock is ticking, which means you need to be prepared for the moment you find out. One major step to increase your chance of survival when the next natural or artificial disaster strikes is by […]

Foot and Ankle Specialist Advice on How Coronavirus Can Affect Your Feet

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com I recently posted about how coronavirus can live on shoes.  One of our readers, Dr. Benji, a Foot and Ankle Specialist kindly offered to answer a few questions for us. You’ll find these very interesting. 1. Recent reports indicate that coronavirus symptoms can appear on the feet. How does coronavirus affect the feet? There are speculations that COVID-19 can cause symptoms in the toes. Currently, we do not know enough to rule this […]

Should You Try Gardening in the City?

Editor’s note: It’s springtime and we’re all having to shelter-in-place due to the coronavirus pandemic. Whether you live in a home in the suburbs, or in an apartment in the city, now is a great time to try your hand at gardening. Should You Try Gardening in the City? Guest Post by Garret Stembridge Living in a city doesn’t mean you have to forgo your love of gardening. Regardless of whether you enjoy growing flowers for decoration or fruits and […]

Coronavirus can Live on Shoes – Here’s What You Need to Do

Written by Bernie Carr According to a study done by the CDC: the coronavirus was found to be tracked by shoes. “…as medical staff walk around the ward, the virus can be tracked all over the floor, as indicated by the 100% rate of positivity from the floor in the pharmacy, where there were no patients. Furthermore, half of the samples from the soles of the ICU medical staff shoes tested positive.” It was already well known before the coronavirus […]

How to Manage Your Stress During the Coronavirus Pandemic

  Written by Dan Vale It seems appropriate that National Stress Awareness Month is in April, which probably will be the most stressful month for us during this pandemic. This article will give you ideas about how to productively manage your stress. It’s normal to feel stressed It is easy to understand why this is a stressful time in our lives. We fear getting sick, and we may have fears about our careers and our financial stability. Also, having to […]

Can Food Riots Happen Here?

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com Just a quick post today, where I share articles I find interesting. In the past couple of weeks, I have been reading that food riots are already occurring in some parts of the world as a consequence of the coronavirus lockdowns. Italy Residents of Southern Italy had already seen their share of food riots. According to Bloomberg, Police have been stationed outside supermarkets in Palermo after at least one group of angry residents […]

Do Copper Water Bottles Resist the Coronavirus?

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com According to a study published in March in the New England Journal of Medicine, the coronavirus can survive on plastic and steel surfaces for up to 72 hours, but only lasts for four hours on copper. For this reason, I thought I’d try using a copper water bottle for drinking. (I received a sample from Copperh20.com but I have no financial affiliation with them and all opinions expressed in this article are mine […]

Protective Gear You Should Wear While Shooting, and Why

Editor’s note: With millions of people buying firearms in the recent months, there are a record number of new gun owners who need to get skilled in using their firearms. In a previous article, we covered safety essentials for first-time gun owners. Today’s article covers protective gear you’ll need while shooting at the gun range. Protective Gear You Should Wear While Shooting, and Why Written by Travis Noonan March 2020 set a record month for gun sales in America, with […]

Man Protects His Family from Home Invaders Wearing Coronavirus Masks

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com Just one of my quick Saturday posts, where I share news stories that caught my attention. Homeowner stops two home invaders This incident happened in Arlington Heights, a suburb of Chicago. Two armed robbers went up to this man’s front door wearing coronavirus protective gear – masks and gloves. The homeowner thought they were landscapers. As soon as the door was opened, the pair rushed in and a scuffle resulted. The homeowner shot […]

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