Category Archive: Survival News

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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Unfolding Gas Crisis: Long Lines, Supply Problems and Civil Unrest

Fuel supplies are drying up as workers are staging massive protests across the country as the government just made it easier for companies to exploit workers.  Lower wages, less benefits, fewer vacation days and longer work weeks are just some of the changes that were recently passed into law.  Consequently, unions that represent workers in …

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Tragic Backpacking Mystery Finally Solved: Don’t Let This Happen to You

Geraldine Largay was an experienced hiker who was making a monumental trek through the Appalachian Trail.  She stopped to use a restroom in the summer of 2013 off the trail in the Maine wilderness.  She came out, started hiking and then got lost.  Tragically, she died despite a massive search and investigation that involved everyone …

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