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Ebola Is Now In The USA, But, You Have Nothing To Fear

September 30, 2014, by Ken Jorgustin


That’s the message you’ll probably start hearing from the mainstream talking heads. The risk of Ebola spreading is little to none. The public has nothing to fear.

Just because the CDC said that Ebola infections could reach 1.4 million by the end of January (worldwide), don’t worry – you will be fine. Ebola will always be somewhere else – not here…

The CDC has just confirmed that a patient in Dallas has the Ebola Virus…

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Benefits Of Vitamin-C, And The Fruits & Vegetables With The Most

September 30, 2014, by Ken Jorgustin


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.

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Survival Cash For After The Disaster

September 29, 2014, by Ken Jorgustin


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.

Here’s’ why:

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Preparedness Is About BACKUPS

September 29, 2014, by Ken Jorgustin


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.

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Wind Power for your House, Home, Retreat

September 28, 2014, by Ken Jorgustin


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.

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Alternative Energy Battery Type 101

September 27, 2014, by Ken Jorgustin


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.

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Choosing The Safest Place To Sit In A Restaurant Or Public Place

September 26, 2014, by Ken Jorgustin


Four guidelines when choosing the safest place to sit in a restaurant or other public place:

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