Part 1 of the first “What’s in My BugOut Bag” series of articles focuses on the books that will help us get through the tough times.
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A new report suggests that hurricane Sandy did a number on NYC’s subway system, and is continuing to do damage to tracks and walls.
Protesters and members of the Occupy movement around the world are starting to get used to pepper spray and tear gas, but the rest of the world? Probably not so much. In addition to those threats, natural disasters can rupture gas lines, sewer pipes, and generally wreak chemical havoc on your body. What you need […]
Living, surviving, and thriving off the grid presupposes that you are, indeed, living, surviving, and thriving. It’s tough to do those things when you’re dying from an infection you got from a simple cut. It’s easy to understand, then, that the people who will do the most surviving will be the ones with the best […]
Imagine a terrible disaster that leaves the air toxic and the soil contaminated with radiation. A disaster like that, one like Fukushima or Chernobyl or London towards the end of 28 Days Later, that humans might need to – but might not be able to – safely explore. In almost any scenario you come up […]
We all feel the weight of our financial and economic system, and most of us feel helpless to do anything about it. John Robb has a prescription for an insurgency: the open source venture. And Robb knows about insurgency. An Air Force special ops veteran, he gained notoriety for predicting the current wave of popular […]
As many of us spent the day glued to our laptops watching for updates on Japan’s earthquake and tsunami, the two big questions are “What can I do to help?” and “What if it happened here?” There are dozens of organizations accepting donations and providing emergency services in the affected areas. If you can make […]