Category Archive: Survival News

Airport Cops Told To Run and Hide During a Terrorist Attack

Airport Cops Told To Run and Hide During a Terrorist Attack Chicago Airports have a big security problem, and it wasn’t until the wake of the bombings in Turkey that this news became public.  Apparently, a directive from the head of airport security instructs some police and public safety personnel to run and hide during …

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Lead in Drinking Water: Bigger Problem than Ever Imagined

Lead in Drinking Water:  Bigger Problem than Ever Imagined A recent report reveals that around 5300 municipal drinking water systems across the country are tainted with lead that exceeds safe drinking standards.  Consequently, the problem in Flint, Michigan is just a drop in the bucket when compared to the ramifications of this report.  Not only …

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Extreme Heat in Phoenix: Reminder of the Dangers of Heat Exposure

Extreme Heat in Phoenix:  Reminder of the Dangers of Heat Exposure Temperatures soared to nearly 120 degrees Fahrenheit in Phoenix, Arizona in June of 2016.  This heatwave tied all-time heat records and was so intense that vehicles, roads, airplanes as well as humans were impacted.  Let’s take this opportunity to remind ourselves of the importance …

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Surviving a Plane Crash on a Canadian Glacier: Lessons for All of Us

Surviving a Plane Crash on a Canadian Glacier:  Lessons for All of Us An experienced 81 year old pilot and his student were flying in a remote area of British Columbia, Canada, when they safely crash landed their small plane on a glacier.  The story is one of success and failure, making good and bad …

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Top Environmental Toxins the Government Downplays

Top Environmental Toxins the Government Downplays The EPA is in charge of keeping our air and water clean, and they do so by establishing guidelines and regulations.  However, these regulations do not eliminate toxins from our environment.  Rather, they are there to give us the impression that we are safe, and that the contaminants we …

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The Benefits and Dangers of a Dry Heat

The Benefits and Dangers of a Dry Heat As temperatures in arid parts of the country begin to rise, it’s important to consider how they impact our daily lives.  There are many benefits to a dry heat, but there are also a number of risks that are often easy to ignore.  Let’s take a few …

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Simple Ways to Boost Your Level of Cyber-Security

Simple Ways to Boost Your Level of Cyber-Security Data mining, hacking and outright theft of information is becoming a problem of epidemic proportions.  However, most people still don’t realize how easy it is to secure accounts and keep your data from being accessed without your permission.  While it is true that a lot of data …

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The Crazy Things that People do and Your Security

The Crazy Things that People do and Your Security We spend enough time preparing for SHTF that we may miss the forest for the trees when it comes to day-to-day threats that we already face.  There has been a rash of news stories about maniacs in our society that are finding new and amazing ways …

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The Potentially-Fatal Danger of Energy Drink Overdose

The Potentially-Fatal Danger of Energy Drink Overdose An Arizona teen recently died of a heart attack at a Mexican beach resort after spending the day consuming energy drinks instead of water.  She reportedly told her father that she didn’t feel well and suddenly collapsed and was unable to be revived.  This is just one of …

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Do You Know How to Build a Prepper Pyramid?

Do You Know How to Build a Prepper Pyramid? A prepper pyramid is a nice way to illustrate the hierarchy of needs in order of importance during a SHTF or survival situation.  They are patterned after the familiar “food” pyramid that shows us how to achieve a balanced daily diet.  Some prepper pyramids vary in …

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