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Long-term Survival Strategy

I am a firm believer in go-bags, survival skills of all kinds, security, and other preparedness needs. The climate in the U.S. in terms of future outlook, violence, security, politics, and especially long-term survival has changed rapidly these past few months and will continue to change. The cumulative effects of the Covid-19 virus, which is no different than a common…

Solar Storms: Are You Prepared?

In 1859, a huge geomagnetic storm called the Carrington Event, struck Earth. It took down telegraph machines and melted some telegraph wires, a few almost ½ inch in diameter. Solar storms are a huge source of electromagnetic pulse (EMP) generation. Solar storms are potentially always a threat and recent research shows one of the first maps of areas in the…

What Does Electricity Mean to You?

“What could we do if suddenly we were confronted with the prospect of no power, not for a few hours, but perhaps days, weeks, or longer?” The large critical systems that sustain life, known as critical infrastructure (power, water, telecommunications, food and agriculture, transportation, etc.) are reaching the end of their respective life cycles, which makes them very vulnerable to…

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