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Fukushima-It’s Coming for California (Video)

Fukushima-It’s Coming for California (Video)

I’ve written about the recent news coming out of Fukushima, Japan recently, and there is pretty much no good news that relates to the greatest nuclear disaster in history. Bill Still breaks down exactly what is so deadly about the radiation that continues to seep out of the now-inoperable nuclear plant, which was damaged in the 2003 earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan’s West Coast. The media doesn’t even seem to be denying what is happening in Fukushima, simply downright ignoring it, or at best, downplaying it. But the reality is, it is most likely going to continue on as […]

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Survival News: Severe Weather Rips Through the Midwest

Survival News: Severe Weather Rips Through the Midwest

Meterologists warn that close to 100 million people throughout the Midwest are subject to extreme weather Wednesday, in the wake of 22 tornadoes that hit the states of Illinois, Missouri, Tennessee, Indiana, and Iowa last night. Three people were killed and several injured by tornadoes Wednesday night, as high winds and tornadoes blew cars across highways and destroyed buildings and even entire areas. The town of Perryville, KY, was hit particularly hard, as witnesses described it as “a disaster zone”, with tractor trailers flipped over, cars scattered across the highway, and debris littering the hillside. Fortunately, all residents were accounted for. Meteorologists also […]

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The Smart Way to React to a Tornado Siren

The Smart Way to React to a Tornado Siren

Tornados are no joke. They form quickly and can plow through whole communities in a matter of minutes, destroying everything in their path. It can be terrifying to hear that blaring siren, so it’s important to know ahead of time what to do when you hear it so you can make smart choices as to how to react. Know the weather Keep an eye on the weather in your area daily. Download a reliable weather app that will give you alerts for severe weather warning, but also check the weather regularly so you know when to anticipate a tornado. Know […]

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Tips for Disaster Preparedness

Tips for Disaster Preparedness

You never know when a disaster could strike, but that doesn’t mean you can’t be prepared. A big part of survival is having knowledge that you can call on when you need it. Even though you might not know when a disaster will hit, you can still be prepared. Keep in mind the following tips. First, make sure you know the most likely possible disasters in your area. If you live along the coast of the Atlantic or the Gulf, you are at a higher risk for hurricanes. Someone hunkered down in Butte, MT does not have to worry about […]

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Preparations for Solar Interference    

Preparations for Solar Interference   

  According to a recent study by the University of Cambridge solar storms pose a serious threat to the American economy, our way of life, and life itself for many.  The study suggests that depending on the severity of the incident 2/3 of the country could be without power for extended periods and the economic impact could cost anywhere from $6 billion to $40 billion a day. But commerce and industry won’t be all that is affected by massive prolonged power loss.  For most this will mean that their water supply will vanish, their heating or air-conditioning could be out, […]

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Wildfire Survival Tips

Wildfire Survival Tips

This year we have seen wildfires all over the globe.  Whether caused by natural factors like prolonged dry weather and lightning, accidents like fallen power lines in California, troublesome kids in Tennessee, or potential acts of terrorism in Israel, the result will always be deadly.  The only good thing about wildfires is that they usually come with warning thanks to monitoring and the brave groups of men and women that put themselves in harm’s way to fight the flames.  So, with proper planning and awareness you can greatly reduce your risks in case of a wildfire, here are some tips […]

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