PREPAREDNESS FOR LIFE - MODERN SURVIVAL BLOG - since JAN-2010
Vitamin C is THE most popular vitamin supplement. And there are good reasons for that.
Your body is not able to make vitamin C on its own. It doesn’t store vitamin C. Therefore it’s important to include vitamin C-containing foods in your daily diet, and/or a supplement.
Vitamin C is safe, not expensive, and there are good things this powerful vitamin can do.
Here are some of the health benefits of vitamin C, and a list of fruits and vegetables with the highest source of the vitamin.
Cash is King. At least it will be, for awhile, following any disaster or collapse – until such time that it is not.
Having a quantity of cash on hand, both in your wallet and stashed in a safe at home, will be invaluable for awhile after any disaster.
Preparedness – being prepared – prepping — to a large extent involves having backups (and/or backup plans) for the things in life which we believe to be important to our well being.
It’s all about backups.
Wind power may be a good choice (for some), when considering alternative energy sources for either emergency preparedness or simply part-time power.
Some parts of the country (world) are much windier than others, with steady breezes just waiting to be harnessed.
Practically all batteries used in alternative energy solar power backup systems are Lead-Acid type batteries. Even after over a century of use, they still offer the best price to power ratio.
ALL of the batteries commonly used in deep cycle applications are Lead-Acid. This includes the standard flooded (wet) batteries, gelled batteries, and AGM (Absorbed Glass Mat) batteries. They all use the same chemistry, although the actual construction of the plates, etc., varies.
Here’s more information about some of the different types of batteries out there – which may be helpful if you’re thinking about alternative energy.
Four guidelines when choosing the safest place to sit in a restaurant or other public place:
The following true story exemplifies situational awareness and it’s importance for correct decision making in a time of crisis.