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How to Use Iodine for Survival

How to Use Iodine for Survival

You may have heard that iodine is an important item to stock up on for survival, but what is it exactly, and what do you use it for? Iodine in tables, as crystals, and as a liquid tincture, and has many applications, from sanitizing wounds, to protecting against radiation exposure. It’s most commonly known for sterilizing drinking water, and you may have seen the tablets for this purpose sold in outdoor stores. First off, it’s important to note that there is a difference between iodine and potassium iodine.  Potassium iodine, expressed as KI, is what you want to use for protection against exposure to […]

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Survival News: Fukushima Update

Survival News: Fukushima Update

It’s always been hard to get an accurate picture of what’s really going on at the Fukushima Daichi nuclear plant in Japan since its cooling system was damaged and failed in the 2011 tsunami. The Japanese government is notoriously tight-lipped about the nuclear disaster, but time to time we hear updates on what we’ve all assumed was going on: a six years (and counting) nuclear disaster with no foreseeable positive outcome. The technology simply doesn’t exist to properly contain the radiation leaking from that plant, and to this day, 300 tons of radiated water is still being dumped into the […]

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Preparing for Nuclear War

Preparing for Nuclear War

For those that don’t watch the news much, there has been an increase in the frequency and tone of talks regarding nuclear war from highly powerful people.  Now, there’s no reason to freak out, but it is very important to be aware, and be prepared. Whether or not we end up in a nuclear conflict with Russia by year’s end, with the amount of nuclear weapons all over the world mean that it is simply prudent to be realistic and think about how to best survive were nuclear war to break out. Nuclear war is the worst case scenario for […]

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