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Smallpox Virus – Intentional Release And Potential Spread

July 27, 2014, by Ken Jorgustin


The alarming global (potential) spread of smallpox is revealed in a research study published in Scientific Reports which considers human mobility patterns in it’s findings.

Using a large-scale population model, they simulated the global spread of smallpox after an intentional release event, which showed that potential outbreaks can occur in different continents even before the detection of the pathogen release

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Survival Preparedness Resources

July 26, 2014, by Ken Jorgustin

Image: Ken Jorgustin: The Presidential Mountain Range – New Hampshire

If you’re looking to stock up on long term food storage from quality and substantial vendors who are dealers for Mountain House, Wise Food, Augason Farms, and more —

Or survival gear from Tom over at who carries LOTS of product including Military U.S. made paracord, drinking water filtration from Lifestraw, Berkey and others, antibiotics for SHTF —

Or maybe you want to stock up with Green Coffee Beans from who specializes in long term storage —

Or maybe you’re looking to preserve some of your ‘money’ by purchasing silver at or from any of our other supporting precious metals vendors —

And/or you’re simply interested in all sorts and varieties of preparedness resources and supplies to become better prepared…

The following vendors who advertise on Modern Survival Blog, offer an array of preparedness products that you may be interested in as you continue your prepping.

Updated: JUL 26, 2014
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5 Things That Raise Your Skin Cancer Risk And How To Prevent It

July 26, 2014, by Ken Jorgustin


Practical modern survival during the summer -

The following list of things which can raise your risk of skin cancer can be mostly avoided or minimized by observing this advice:
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Ebola Biological Warfare – A Pandemic Nightmare

July 25, 2014, by Ken Jorgustin


While you may not know it (this is not reported widely), the wost ever Ebola outbreak is sweeping through west Africa and is apparently raging out of control – while the worst news is that the virus may spill out of Africa into other continents – as exemplified by one of the latest to possibly have been struck by the deadly virus.

The head doctor who was tasked with containing the virus has himself apparently contracted it – while in a ‘megacity’ of 21 million people (Lagos, Nigeria). The thing is, he collapsed on arrival at Lagos airport from Liberia. The man (in his 40′s) is currently being tested.

Keyword: AIRPORT

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If You Could Only Take 5 Tools With You In An Outdoor Survival Scenario – What Would They Be?

July 24, 2014, by Ken Jorgustin


A question for all who come across this post – If all you could take with you are five tools in an outdoor survival scenario – what would they be?

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Lightning Strike Risk And Safety

July 24, 2014, by Ken Jorgustin


Lightning fatalities are highest among those who are fishing, boating, camping, and on the beach – even higher than lightning fatality statistics of golfers (NWS statistics).

Many lightning victims were seeking shelter when they were struck because they waited too long before seeking safety. Many believe that they are safe from a lightning strike because the thunderstorm is not yet overhead.

The thing is, when you hear thunder, even a distant rumble, you are already within striking distance of a potentially deadly lightning bolt – even a bolt from the blue.

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Outside Your Comfort Zone – Overcome The Path Of Least Resistance

July 23, 2014, by Ken Jorgustin


We as humans will often take the path of least resistance – literally and emotionally.

We will walk the straightest line to where we’re going – we will do ‘it’ the easiest way or the same way we’ve always done it before – and we will typically do the least amount of work possible to achieve a goal or requirement.

Is this hindering the way many of us experience real life to the fullest? I think so…

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