Bugging Out – Will You Make It To Your Destination?

When disaster happens (or is about to happen), some may choose to bug out. There are lots of things to consider before making that decision, including your planned final destination… However here’s something to think about: Will you actually make it to your destination? Ask yourself, what are the obstacles …

Realistic & Likeliest Preparedness Scenarios

It’s tempting for those of us who author survival & preparedness websites to gravitate towards worst case scenarios when we write articles. Yes it’s more dramatic, scary, and shocking to focus on “Armageddon”. It can be fun and interesting to delve into the follow-on survival after such an event. However …

Huge Sunspot Unleashes Major X9 Solar Flare

Strongest in a decade, a major solar flare from the very active sunspot AR2673 ripped out of the sun on September 6 1202 UT. X-rays and UV radiation from the blast ionized the top of Earth’s atmosphere, causing a strong shortwave radio blackout on the dayside of our planet. The …

Hurricane Irma Spaghetti Track Models (and more)

(click image for latest positional update)   Hurricane Irma Strongest Ever in Atlantic? The U.S. National Hurricane Center said Hurricane Irma was a “potentially catastrophic” storm. The maximum sustained winds are now 185 mph as of this post. Irma could potentially explode into the strongest Atlantic hurricane ever recorded. Currently …

Ideal Bug Out Boat For Preparedness

Guest post by “Bogan” Boat To Safety. The images of the flooding in Houston in the wake of Hurricane Harvey are everywhere in the media these days. They are filled with pictures of boats of one kind or another which are being deployed to get the living to safety, among …

A Hurricane Preparedness List

A hurricane preparedness checklist will provide reassurance that you will have thought of all the essentials (provided that they are on the list) and will greatly reduce the likelihood that you will forget something during the stressful time immediately before a potential hurricane disaster. Note: No list is a perfect …