Solar Storm 14 Times Larger Than Earth Could Unleash A Society-Crippling Electromagnetic Pulse

 

Did you know that a storm 14 times larger than the Earth is happening on the sun right now?  Earlier this week, it unleashed a flare which was a million times more powerful than all of the nuclear weapons in existence combined.  Fortunately, that flare was not directed at us.  But now the area of the sun where this solar storm is located is rotating toward Earth. Continue reading

21 Things a Prepper Should Never Throw Away

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Part of preparing is acquiring adequate supplies to survive an emergency, but an equally important part is making the most of the supplies you already have.

Every day we throw away valuable supplies that could be critical in an emergency; the key is knowing what to keep and what to throw away. Otherwise, you go from being prepared to being a hoarder. That’s both inefficient and unhygienic. Continue reading

The Best 5 Bug out Locations in the US

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In the survivalist parlance of our times, when we’re using the term “bugout” we’re referring to getting away  from danger after a society collapse scenario or a natural/manmade disaster .Getting away  ASAP from the big bad city if anything nasty happens seems like the right thing to do. After all, who wants to fight with the hordes of hungry and desperate people, not to mention the gangs of criminals, looting and fighting for the last supplies? Continue reading

Dirty Bombs:Emergency Preparedness and Response

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People have expressed concern about dirty bombs and what they should do to protect themselves if a dirty bomb incident occurs. Because your health and safety are our highest priorities, the health experts at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have prepared the following list of frequently asked questions and answers about dirty bombs. Continue reading

Winter survival kit:car kit basics checklist

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Winter travel especially by passenger car, is serious business.You should always carry a survival kit just in case.Your kit can be as extensive as you want,but you should include those items which would allow you to survive 12-24 hours without the benefit of a car heater.The following list contains the basic items for the survival kit and can be updated for your needs averytime you have to travel by car in the cold season. Continue reading

Using the Stars to Find North: Cassiopeia

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I was talking with a friend recently who was lamenting the worsening of his vision. His eyesight had been slowly getting worse over a long period of time. Finally, he couldn’t put it off any longer. He went to an optometrist and got glasses. Within a year of getting, his eyesight had worsened considerably. His eyes had become so used to the crutch that now he could hardly see without his glasses. Continue reading

What Makes This Ebola Outbreak So Terrifying (And Why You Should Worry)

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On October 12 th , American news outlets reported that the death toll of the current incarnation of the Ebola virus has risen to 4,000. And despite the effort of the medical community, the final number could rise significantly above that. In fact, according to the World Health Organization, Ebola may claim as many as 20,000 lives by November, and may even hit 1 million by this time in 2015. Continue reading