May 212012
 
A Request for a Dollar by One Man Ends Up as a Brutal Beating by Four

It is always massively preferable to learn lessons from other people’s misfortunes rather than to be doomed to repeat their experiences ourselves. One of the great ways to learn about street survival skills is to see real world examples of what can happen to people who aren’t prepared for the events that evolve. Here’s one such a dismaying scenario, a story full of lessons for us, and happily able to be experienced and enjoyed in […]

May 012012
 
Beware When Returning Back to Your Residence

We’ve written before about the deceptive perception of safety we all experience in our own homes.  We’ve also specifically covered the dangers of opening your door to strangers. But there’s one other dimension of danger to be aware of.  This is perhaps counter-intuitive – the danger of entering your own home, yourself, when returning from any absence (whether as short as going over to the mailbox or as long as a several week journey out […]