But what kind of world will we find ourselves in after the shit hits the fan? Dispatches from a survivalist convention by Elmo Keep I am unprepared. When the world goes to shit, women are going to face our own set of unique and terrifying problems in the fight for survival. “You will be raped. You will be assaulted. Your belongings will be stolen.” The person dispensing this litany of horrors is Eva Gonzales, a “disaster zone specialist” and survivalist who’s addressing a sparsely furnished, fluorescent-lit room of fellow preppers and survivalists gathered in a drab strip mall in Bowling Green, … Continue reading The Doomsday Prepper’s Time Has Finally Come
by Terence Newton, Staff Writer Waking Times It’s well-known that the world’s billionaires are spending a good chunk of their loot on preparations for the end of the world as we know it. They’re building luxury underground bunkers, stocking up on military-style hardware, buying up the world’s most precious farmland, and banking seeds to restart society after an inevitable and severe civilization crash. Given recent events catastrophic events including three devastating Atlantic hurricanes, serious earthquakes in Mexico, and apocalyptic wildfires in Western United States, it would be a matter of basic prudence for the common person to consider putting in at least basic provisions to … Continue reading ALL EYES ON THE PACIFIC RING OF FIRE AS MAJOR GEOLOGICAL EVENTS TRIGGER CONCERN
People take shelter at the George R. Brown Convention Center after floodwaters from Hurricane Harvey inundated the city on August 29th, 2017, in Houston, Texas. The evacuation center, which is overcapacity, has already received more than 9,000 evacuees, with more arriving. (Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images) A catastrophe like Hurricane Harvey was long predicted for Houston. But to live next to a dam and never fathom a breach is not a uniquely Texan brand of magical thinking. by LAURA BLISS As the death toll climbs past 30, Houston is bracing for the next phase of Hurricane Harvey’s devastating 50 inches of record … Continue reading WHAT HURRICANE HARVEY TELLS US ABOUT HOW WE ASSESS AND PREPARE FOR CATASTROPHE
ADAM REYNOLDS Pup Cultural Center Kibbutz Kfar Aza GIMME SHELTER ‘Architecture of An Existential Threat’ provides a visually compelling insight to the cultural and geographical perspective of bomb shelters in Israel today. by KELLY CAMINERO Architecture of An Existential Threat provides a visually compelling insight to the cultural and geographical perspective of bomb shelters in Israel today. Adam Reynolds refers to these ubiquitous bomb shelters as “doomsday spaces.” He approaches these interior spaces by capturing the importance of proportion and scale. These photographs reveal the normalcy of survival in the most extreme situations. His perspective sheds light on the a country constantly … Continue reading Inside Israel’s Doomsday Spaces
ReadyNutrition Readers, recently I suggested 5 projects to undertake in the Spring to get a head start on preparing for emergencies. As the title suggests, this article will outline several methods to hide your stuff underground. Be advised: this means you’ll have to have some property at your disposal. (Sign up for our FREE newsletter to get the latest prepping advice, gardening secrets, homesteading tips and more delivered straight to your inbox!) Caches are the ultimate back up plan because everyone wants to hide their “stuff,” but hiding it effectively is a different matter. Yes, everyone wants a set of diagrams and ideas, but you … Continue reading What is the Best Location for a Cache On Your Property?
Stephanie Lee Hopefully, you’ll never be in a situation where you have to use these tips, but they might just come in handy to help you handle a dog attack. In this Business Insider video, a former Navy SEAL tells you what you need to know to protect yourself. First, be very clear that the dog is really about to attack you. Use a shirt, jacket, or a purse to draw the dog’s attention from other vital body parts. If the dog pounces, most of us might reflexively put our arms in front of us to shield us from the … Continue reading What to Do If You’re Attacked By a Dog, According to a Former Navy SEAL
Some of America’s richest people are spending billions quietly preparing for a global Apocalypse and building boltholes in New Zealand. They include the billionaire hedge-fund pioneer Julian Robertson (third from left) and the Hollywood film director James Cameron (third from right).Others, like Mark Zuckerberg (far left) and Larry Ellison (far right), have chosen Hawaii. They fear nuclear war (inset) and the collapse of western civilisation. Steve Huffman (second from right), co-founder of Reddit, has had laser surgery because he does not want to rely on post-apocalyptic opticians. By Tom Leonard In New York For The Daily Mail You’re all set … Continue reading Apocalypse island: Tech billionaires are building boltholes in New Zealand because they now fear social collapse or nuclear war. So what do they know that we don’t?