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10 Foods That Last Almost Forever

December 21, 2014, by Ken Jorgustin


You’ve probably heard the saying that ‘nothing lasts forever’, but some foods will last almost forever. Here’s ten of them:
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10 Good And Bad Foods For Health And Longevity

December 20, 2014, by Ken Jorgustin


Eating foods in moderation and with a common sense approach to food choice might prove beneficial for our health and longevity.

‘Modern food survival’ can be difficult in a culture where we are bombarded with marketing towards foods which may not be entirely good for us – and a society where ‘fast food’ is all too much the normal in a fast paced lifestyle.

There are many good guidelines to follow out there with regards to eating healthier and potentially living longer. While some of them may be fairly extreme – others seem sensible. At least an approach of moderation between the supposed ‘good’ and the ‘bad’ is better than no approach at all.

I came across this list of 10 best and 10 worst foods for health and longevity:

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The Fenix HP25 Headlamp And Why I Chose It

December 19, 2014, by Ken Jorgustin


I consider this headlamp to be the best for my requirements. I’ve had the Fenix HP25 for several months and it is used daily. I would still buy it again today.

When I was looking for the best headlamp for my present needs, I decided to narrow down the search by listing criteria (since there are so many headlamps out there to pick from). Here’s what I was looking for, and why I chose this particular headlamp:

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Ten Items for Your Home During A Short Term Power Outage

December 18, 2014, by Ken Jorgustin


You have lost power.

It’s going to be a short term power outage. What are some of the things that might be nice to have during this time? Here are just a few ideas:

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The Reckoning Of A Collapsing Oil Price, Production Demand, And Market Stimulus

December 17, 2014, by Ken Jorgustin


The price of oil ‘should’ be decided by supply and demand. Instead though, and as with many other markets, price has been decided by hedge funds, speculation, and financial policies which have inflated prices beyond the ‘real’ fundamentals.

So the question is, what happens when market realization sets in that the air that has been inflating the balloon has suddenly stopped?

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Levels Of Survival Priorities

December 16, 2014, by Ken Jorgustin

Survival Priorities

Here are a few thoughts about prioritizing one’s priorities in a survival type situation.

Whether you are planning for, or actually encountering an emergency or disaster, consider this list of general areas to focus on first.

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People Who Panic In An Emergency

December 15, 2014, by Ken Jorgustin


I’ve read statistics that 80 to 90 percent of people will panic or will be unable to stay calm during an emergency or survival situation. This leaves just 10 to 20 percent of us who are less likely to panic and who will be able to grasp the situation clearly.

Have you ever noticed others who panic in an emergency, or who will panic in a situation much less than an emergency?

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