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Spent Nuclear Fuel Pools Are Full

Spent Nuclear Fuel Pools Are Full

image: nrc.gov Commercial 'Spent Nuclear Fuel' is composed of metal assemblies about 12’-15’ long. The fuel assemblies, after being in the reactor for 3 to 6 years, are stored underwater in 'Spent Fuel Pools' for 10 to 20 years before being sent for reprocessing or...

High Altitude  EMP

High Altitude EMP

Any nuclear detonation above 25 miles will cause a high altitude EMP (electromagnetic pulse). A nuclear weapon detonated at an altitude of 200 miles could affect all unprotected electrical equipment within the continental United States. Nuclear weapons at that...

Prepping For A Nuke

Prepping For A Nuke

Recently, former Assistant Secretary of the Treasury, Paul Roberts, said "War with Russia will be nuclear." and he has indicated repeatedly that the current policies and mishandling of world events are surely leading us closer to that time. While nuclear war is...

560 Tons Of Radioactive Waste Being Dumped Into The Ocean

560 Tons Of Radioactive Waste Being Dumped Into The Ocean

Remember Fukushima? The nuclear power plant disaster in Japan that melted down back in 2011? The one that no-one talks about anymore? Well guess what -- it's still a problem. The latest news to hit the press is the fact that they are now dumping 560 tons of nuclear...

Immediately After The Nuclear Explosion

Immediately After The Nuclear Explosion

A nuclear explosion is one of the most devastatingly catastrophic incidents imaginable. Our normalcy bias prevents most of us from contemplating such a horrific event and therefore most people have not planned for it in any way. The reality is that a nuclear explosion...

Navy SEAL Says It’s Amazingly Easy To Take Down Our Power Grid

Navy SEAL Says It’s Amazingly Easy To Take Down Our Power Grid

Former Navy SEAL Christopher Mark Heben (trained in unconventional warfare including how to take down power grids) speaks with Judge Jeanine about the dangers of America's power grid and how apparently 'amazingly easy' it would be for terror cells to dismantle....

After the EMP comes Nuclear Meltdown

After the EMP comes Nuclear Meltdown

An EMP (electro magnetic pulse), if strong enough (and regardless of the source - weaponized or solar), will potentially fry electronics and electronic systems within its invisible sphere of destruction. Many expert opinions and reports suggest that our electrical...

Nuclear Weapons World Map

Nuclear Weapons World Map

The following map is is a proportional visualization of the total number of nuclear weapons stockpiled by each country of the world (that we know about). While Russia and The United States stockpile the vast majority of nuclear weapons, any one single nuke could turn...

How To Protect A Portable Radio From EMP

How To Protect A Portable Radio From EMP

Protecting a portable Shortwave/AM/FM radio from an EMP (electro-magnetic-pulse) is (theoretically) fairly easy, and is a wise course of preventative action to take with a critical electronic piece of equipment like a radio which could provide you with critical news...

A Very Dangerous Removal Of Nuclear Fuel Rods At Fukushima

A Very Dangerous Removal Of Nuclear Fuel Rods At Fukushima

image: TEPCO artwork (not actual fuel pool - damage not shown) More than two years after an earthquake and tsunami brought disaster to a nuclear plant in Japan, Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) will begin a very dangerous process of removing more than 1,500...

Fukushima Problems Are Unprecidented

Fukushima Problems Are Unprecidented

"Nobody really knows how to solve the problems at Fukushima. There is nobody that has solutions to these. The problems at Fukushima are unprecedented. So even bringing in outside expertise, all they can do is problem-solve -- there's no solutions that other countries...

Fukushima Nuclear Plant Unfolding Human Disaster

Fukushima Nuclear Plant Unfolding Human Disaster

While the failed Fukushima Daiichi Japanese nuclear power plant continues to teeter with 1,300 spent fuel assemblies at the top of mangled reactor No 4, and the problems associated with radiation/cooling leaks and disposal of radioactive cooling water and materials,...

Grow This For Radiation Protection

Grow This For Radiation Protection

Protection from the damage caused by nuclear radiation is a concern of many preppers (and others) who are wary of the fallout resulting from a nuclear disaster. A new research study at Georgetown University has proposed that a small molecule compound named DIM...

Suspect Super-EMP Orbit Over United States

Suspect Super-EMP Orbit Over United States

Given the recent nuclear threats from North Korea directed at the United States, the satellite orbital map shown above indicates the track of the KMS 3-2 "satellite" this week from APR 8 - APR 16, which coincidentally just so happens to orbit along the eastern half of...

North Korea Super-EMP Weapon

North Korea Super-EMP Weapon

North Korea may possess, or may be in the advanced stages of developing a Super EMP weapon. As the U.S., pundits and media continue to downplay every threat made by Kim Jong Un and North Korea, there is little doubt by some experts that they are working feverishly...

What Type Of Terrorist Events Might Involve Radiation?

What Type Of Terrorist Events Might Involve Radiation?

Possible terrorist events that could could involve radiation include the following. Introducing radioactive material into the food or water supply Using explosives (like dynamite) to scatter radioactive materials (called a 'dirty bomb') Bombing or destroying a nuclear...

Will EMP Pulse Fry Anything Electronic NOT Plugged Into The Grid?

Will EMP Pulse Fry Anything Electronic NOT Plugged Into The Grid?

I recently received the following question regarding EMP effects: "What will happen to vehicles with electronic ignitions, a Chevy with an ignition module, but they are not hooked to a battery, with no path for electricity to follow, can it do damage? There may not be...

All Nuclear Explosions Since 1945

All Nuclear Explosions Since 1945

There have been 2,055 nuclear explosions since the very first in 1945. Fortunately, depending on how you look at it, all but two of them have been detonated for testing rather than having been used for war. During recent years some of the world's nuclear arsenal has...

Effects Of Long Term Power Outages

Effects Of Long Term Power Outages

The effects of long term power outages will be very severe to our modern way of life. Our human civilization has only existed with the 'help' of electricity for a VERY small slice of its overall timeline. It, and other factors, have enabled enormous population growth...

Building A Faraday Cage

Building A Faraday Cage

A protective measure to protect electronic devices from the effects of EMP include the Faraday cage. -------------------- (Update) The effectiveness of protection depends on several complicated factors including strength of EMP, your geo location from it, EMP...

EMP Electromagnetic Pulse: Circuit Effect

EMP Electromagnetic Pulse: Circuit Effect

There are two types of EMP bombs, nuclear and non-nuclear.   Nuclear EMP The nuclear explosion generates 'ionizing radiation'. Ionizing radiation is radiation with enough energy so that during an interaction with an atom, it can remove tightly bound electrons...

Nuclear Meltdown Risk In The United States

Nuclear Meltdown Risk In The United States

Many of you may not even know where the nuclear power plants are located here in the U.S., and as a result you may not understand the associated risk if one of these plants suffers a nuclear meltdown. Here are a few maps which show some of the geographical...

Buy your Canned Tuna, Now?

Buy your Canned Tuna, Now?

Radioactive Tuna recently caught off the California coast has been absolutely determined to be contaminated as a result of the Fukushima nuclear plant disaster. The results "are unequivocal. Fukushima was the source," said Ken Buesseler of the Woods Hole Oceanographic...

Surviving The Fukushima Nuclear Fuel Pool Collapse

Surviving The Fukushima Nuclear Fuel Pool Collapse

The current TEPCO (Tokyo Electric Power Company) plan calls for the nuclear fuel rods of the severely damaged 'Daiichi' nuclear power plant fuel-pool #4 to NOT begin removal until possibly 2014. That's right, 2 more years before they might start the 10-year process of...

Fukushima Could Still Armageddon The World

Fukushima Could Still Armageddon The World

The world has become largely desensitized to what has happened and what is still happening in the wake of the nuclear disaster at the Daiichi nuclear plant in Fukushima Japan more than a year ago. Arnie Gunderson of Fairewinds Associates, with more than 40 years...

Geomagnetic Storm Power System Transformer EMP Threat

Geomagnetic Storm Power System Transformer EMP Threat

North America’s electricity infrastructure is clearly one of our society’s most important assets. As reliance on digital technology and 'just in time delivery' distribution systems has increased, many North Americans have come to depend on the reliable delivery of...

Power Outage – How Will You Deal Long Term?

Power Outage – How Will You Deal Long Term?

I think we have all had to deal with a power outage for a day or two. Some of us have had the experience of being without power for 5 to 7 days. What if you had to survive and adapt to a power outage for 3 weeks or longer? Can you imagine that? Can you manage? Let's...

Will A Metal Garage Protect From EMP?

Will A Metal Garage Protect From EMP?

Reader Question: I have a very big workshop/Garage and it is 95% metal. Would it protect my cars electrical systems in the event of an EMP attack? Answer: An enclosed metal structure is ideal for protection of electronic systems against an EMP attack (or a natural EMP...

Microwave Oven Used As A Faraday Cage?

Microwave Oven Used As A Faraday Cage?

Reader Question: Can an old microwave oven be used as a Faraday cage? Answer: Maybe, to an extent, an old microwave oven may be re-purposed as a Faraday cage against EMP (electromagnetic pulse). In fact, its design is very much similar to a basic Faraday cage (with a...

Fukushima Nuclear Meltdown Update

Fukushima Nuclear Meltdown Update

What is going on in Fukushima Japan?  It has been 8 months since the massive magnitude 9 earthquake, the tsunami, and resulting nuclear disaster / meltdown, and we do not hear ANYTHING from the news media anymore. How about an update once in a while? I did my own bit...

EMP Commission Warns Catastrophic Consequences

EMP Commission Warns Catastrophic Consequences

First, the definition... An electromagnetic pulse (sometimes abbreviated EMP) is a burst of electromagnetic radiation. The abrupt pulse of electromagnetic radiation usually results from certain types of high energy explosions, especially a nuclear explosion, or from a...

What Items Might Survive an EMP?

What Items Might Survive an EMP?

Identifying the systems that would probably fail if there were a strong-enough EMP from either a massive solar CME, a nuclear EMP weapon, or a tactical EMP bomb, is easier to speculate than  items that might survive an EMP. There are some obvious items that would...

Definition of an EMP

Definition of an EMP

electromagnetic pulse (EMP): The electromagnetic radiation from a nuclear explosion or a suddenly fluctuating magnetic field. The resulting electric and magnetic fields may couple with electrical/electronic systems to produce damaging current and voltage surges. A...