Volcano 101
NATURAL THREATS

Volcano 101

  Volcanoes What are volcanoes? How Are Volcanoes Formed? A volcano in eruption is one of the most dramatic, fascinating, terrorizing, and awesome displays of the destructive power of nature. A mountain that suddenly blows up into a mountain of fire, gases, rock and ash can change our lives in a hurry! Mantle The earths…

New Weather Satellite Positioned For Hurricanes
WEATHER PREPAREDNESS

New Weather Satellite Positioned For Hurricanes

During April, 2010, the new GOES-13 weather satellite has moved from orbital storage to active duty as ‘GOES-EAST’ covering the eastern USA and Atlantic Ocean. It replaces the GOES-12 satellite which is being moved to cover South America. The GOES-11 satellite (GOES-WEST) continues to cover the western USA and eastern Pacific Ocean. The GOES satellites…

Could We Survive a Super Volcano?
NATURAL THREATS

Could We Survive a Super Volcano?

Observing the volcanic ash cloud and the disruptions to northern Europe from Iceland’s recent volcanic eruption has caused me to think about other scenarios which would have grim and wider consequences from an event called a Super Volcano. Our experiences with volcanoes have for the most part been with classifications that are somewhat tame in…

Container Gardening
GARDEN

Container Gardening

The container garden, or garden-in-a-bucket, is a simple method to grow plants and vegetables when without a traditional in-ground garden, or to simply augment your existing garden. It allows you to mix specific soil and nutrition blends which may be different depending on the types of plants or vegetables that you are growing, and as…

Shop Smart Save Money – Pasta
MONEY

Shop Smart Save Money – Pasta

Permalink Shop smart and save money. This time I want to share with you the sale I took advantage of this past weekend. I purchased spaghetti in one pound boxes for 50 cents per box. The regular price is $1.25 per box (pound). That’s a 60% savings on each box! How many boxes did I…

The Benefits of Powdered Milk
SURVIVAL KITCHEN

The Benefits of Powdered Milk

#10 can of Instant Milk The price of milk is up I am one of the biggest proponents of the benefits of powdered milk for several reasons. About 18 months ago the price of a gallon of milk in the San Francisco bay area went up to over $4.00 a gallon. (JAN-2010) Although we could…

LIFESTYLE

What Is Modern Survivalism?

Modern Survivalism is a way of life, a process that will liberate you from the shackles of the system that is holding you down. Modern Survivalism is a new way of thinking, a completely liberating view of our lives, our time, and our values. It is a process that will open your eyes to what…

Modern Survival Blog Mission statement
LIFESTYLE

Modern Survival Blog Mission statement

Modern Survival Blog Mission Statement: It’s simply this: To provide information and ideas of preparedness in a modern world of uncertainty. To provide survival preparedness information while helping others to be better prepared for the dangers and risks that we face in our modern world. To live a simpler, more self-sufficient and rewarding life, and…