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Ben Sobieck

About Ben Sobieck

Ben Sobieck is an online editor for Gun Digest, Living Ready, Tactical Gear and BLADE. His interests include hunting, knives and current events issues.

Should disaster insurance be mandatory?

Should Disaster Insurance be Mandatory?

Should special disaster insurance be required for those living in areas prone to natural disasters, like floods, hurricanes, fires, tornadoes and tornadoes?


Help Us Design a Bug-Out Bike

Click here for tips on how to outfit a bug-out bike from Living Ready. A bug-out bike is a bicycle used to evacuate an area on short notice. Read more

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Video: How to Make an Earthen Oven

In this homesteading video from Stacy Harris, learn how to make an earthen oven for cooking and baking food outdoors. Click here to watch now.

A “threat map” details the hazards in your area. It helps choose evacuation routes and a rendezvous point. - See more at:

How to Make a Threat Map

Click here to read how to make a "threat map." A threat map identifies hazards in your area. It helps evacuate you safely during a disaster.