‘Winter Storm Warning’ Preparedness

‘Winter Storm Warning’ Preparedness

A Winter Storm Warning means that a winter storm is no longer just a possibility, but a certainty. While some winter storms are quite manageable in that they are a nuisance but not terribly disruptive – other winter storms have the potential to be completely debilitating to infrastructure and can impact your life significantly. During…

COLD Weather Survival: Clothing

COLD Weather Survival: Clothing

One of the most difficult survival situations is a cold weather scenario. Every time you venture into the cold, you are pitting yourself against the elements. With a little bit of knowledge of the environment, proper plans, and appropriate equipment, you can overcome the elements. The most important aspect to staying warm in cold weather…

Preparing For A Bad Winter

Preparing For A Bad Winter

The winter scene from my home-office window this morning Will we have a bad winter this season? Maybe, for some, but we should all be preparing for winter each and every year. The time to prepare is now – before you’re buried in snow or shivering in the cold. Here are a few ideas:

United States Aquifer Locations

United States Aquifer Locations

An aquifer is the saturated zone beneath the water table. Aquifers are huge storehouses of water – a primary resource for human survival! Here’s more about what is an aquifer and how it may relate to where you live. An aquifer is a geologic formation that contains sufficient saturated, permeable material to yield significant quantities…

How Bad Would A Yellowstone Eruption Be?

How Bad Would A Yellowstone Eruption Be?

image source: National Geographic Mount St. Helens was tiny compared to the most dangerous category of volcano – the super volcano. The Yellowstone super volcano is located in the Yellowstone National Park of Wyoming. Try to imagine a volcanic eruption 10,000 times stronger than Mount St. Helens – an eruption that would threaten our very…

Yellowstone Super Volcano Much Larger Than Thought

Yellowstone Super Volcano Much Larger Than Thought

Image: National Park Service The Yellowstone ‘super volcano’ is a mega disaster eruption just waiting to happen. And if that isn’t enough to capture your attention, it has been revealed that Yellowstone’s underground volcanic plumbing is much bigger and better connected than scientists previously thought. Now let’s put it in context:

Severe Weather Preparedness

Severe Weather Preparedness

Severe weather could happen at any time, anywhere. In a weather emergency, being prepared to act quickly could be a matter of survival. This is especially true during the threat of severe weather. The deadliest and most destructive tornado of 2013, an EF-5 on May 20 in Moore, Oklahoma with wind speeds of 210 mph…

Pitch Black And The Next Carrington Event

Pitch Black And The Next Carrington Event

The next ‘Carrington event’ will likely plunge much of the world into pitch black as the power grids fail — in turn wiping out much of modern humanity. The catastrophic scenario is not science fiction. Apparently, there is a one in eight chance that it could happen within 10 years…