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[Video] Solid-wood collectible flags made by brave American Veterans

Have you ever wondered how an American flag is made? You know - one of those sturdy, wooden collectibles that look aged to perfection? Well now you don't have to... drumroll please... because in honor of Presidents' Day we filmed...

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Proud American

Could have been born anywhere, but I feel very fortunate that my birthplace was the USA. Imagine for a moment how incredibly different your life would be if you came into this world in China, Russia, Argentina, Iran? We came...

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Rescue Comes Just in Time for Hiker Lost in Hawaiian Forest

If a survival story goes on long enough, it’s pretty much inevitable. At some point the survivor is going to assume the end is near. That’s the way it was for 35-year-old yoga teacher and physical therapist Amanda Eller. Earlier...

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Weird New Inventions for the New Decade

Someday we might be able to see right through a solar panel. One day we might be able to eat our water bottles after we drink their contents. One day Japan will build a robotic moon base. Someday our cars...

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Retirement Prep and Crisis Prep Are Two Peas in a Pod

Most people think of preparing for a crisis and preparing for retirement as two completely separate activities. But if you think about it, they are similar. There is plenty of overlap. The main difference is that with retirement, you can...

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Spreading Coronavirus Leads to Quarantines, Food Shortages… Is America Next?

[Update from the warehouse: Demand is high for Survival Food due to the global Coronavirus emergency. But as of today, 4Patriots food kits are still available and ready to mail. Take a look for yourself, right here.] It started slowly...

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When Pitch Black Gets Darker

One of the most impactful memories from my time in the SEAL Teams didn’t occur in a country halfway around the world. It was in the San Francisco Bay in 1999. I was a Platoon Commander at SEAL Team One...

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Unboxing the Patriot Power Generator 1800… Almost Too Good to Be True

By now you’ve all heard about our new Patriot Power Generator 1800. I can’t remember the last time we were this excited about a new product.  Today I’m going to remind you about how the 1800 is an improvement over...

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Personal Alarm Beats a Smart Phone When You Need Help in a Hurry

Most of us are so used to carrying our mobile phone around with us these days, we wonder how we ever survived without it. How did our parents keep track of us when we were kids? How did we connect...

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