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How To Keep Your Cell Phone Charged During A Power Outage

August 31, 2015, by Ken Jorgustin

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(possibly the best cell phone charger for when the power goes out)

When there’s a regional power outage and the power goes out, your cell phone will keep on working – at least until the battery drains. Then what? During the time of hurricane Sandy, I recall reading articles describing how people were desperately looking for ways to charge up their cell phones for communications with loved ones (the cell towers were still operating due to their independent backup power systems – which is always a top priority during an outage).

Well here’s an effective way to keep your cell phones charged when the grid does down…

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What Happened To Me After I Switched Banks

August 30, 2015, by Ken Jorgustin

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I just wanted to let you know an interesting (coincidental?) thing that happened to me recently as I made a major transfer from one particular bank to deposit into a new (different) bank.

I don’t much believe in coincidences (there’s often a reason) and in this case I have little doubt it was coincidental…

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Survival Preparedness Resources

August 30, 2015, by Ken Jorgustin

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About once each month I like to point out our sponsor vendors here on Modern Survival Blog.

Consider browsing for some of your preparedness supplies (or preparedness ideas) from those listed below who pay for advertising space here – which helps keep us in business so to speak…

 
The following vendors who advertise on Modern Survival Blog offer an array of preparedness products that might interest you:

Updated: AUG 30, 2015
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What did you do for your preparedness this week? (2015-08-29)

August 29, 2015, by Ken Jorgustin

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(my solar panels)

In the opinion of many, this week’s roller-coaster ride in the stock market is just a prelude to what is coming in the next 4 to 8 weeks, and these people are stepping up their preparedness. They realize the extreme dangers that will surround a market meltdown and credit lockup whereby the lifeblood (credit) of today’s modern world will slow or stop – crippling the infrastructure of supply and distribution of all sorts of goods and services.

Many believe that the resulting follow-on effects will include a Great Reset – currency devaluations (already beginning elsewhere). Many also believe (and see the writing on the wall) of an upcoming major war – quite likely devolving into World War which could turn into an East/West showdown.

The signs of the troubled times ahead are there. And for those who see them, they’re doubling-down on their preparedness going into this Fall season.

With that said, what have you been doing for your preparedness this week?

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Tell Us Your Stories Of Encounters With ‘Common Sense Challenged’ People

August 28, 2015, by Ken Jorgustin

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Lets have some fun today. I know you all have stories about this subject… your encounters with those who are ‘common-sense challenged’ – those who may exhibit a higher than usual number of episodes which involve a clear lack of common sense, judgement, or basic understanding of the world around them.

There are plenty of them out there (these people), and while one wonders the actual percentage of the human species, one might believe that number to be exceptionally high these days… perhaps due to the ‘modern’ cushy world we currently live in whereby just about anyone can survive with ease…

With that said, here’s one example of a story which I copied from one of our reader’s comments from yesterday’s article (How Will People React After The Crash Of The Great Reset?) – which I thought was pretty darn humorous (and telling) —

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How Will People React After The Crash Of The Great Reset?

August 27, 2015, by Ken Jorgustin

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For those who are already reasonably prepared, perhaps one of the biggest concerns is the reaction and behavior of the unprepared. When it all comes crashing down, whether it’s a sudden or drawn-out decent into collapse conditions during the Great Reset, the question is how will people react during this time of great turmoil?

Here are a few thoughts, while we invite those of your own…

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10 Tips For Women Versus The Predator

August 26, 2015, by Ken Jorgustin

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Among the many personal security safety tips for women against the predator, these are just a few to get you thinking about it – to remind you of situational awareness and what you might do with it to prevent such a circumstance.

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