Some people feel that the possibility of a nuclear blast is very small, but most people would probably admit that it is not impossible. Business Insider shares some information on how to protect yourself from the fallout created by a nuclear blast.More than 14,900 nuclear weapons exist in the world, and kiloton-class nukes are proliferating in weapons stockpiles. In fact, a nuclear detonation of 10 kilotons or less by a terrorist is one of 15 disaster scenarios for which the US government … [Read more...] about You Do Not Want To Be In Your Car In The Event Of A Nuclear Blast
In the mood for a good laugh, a big smile, or maybe just a little smirk? There was a humorous article over at McSweeney's. I thought I would share it with you today. Had to give it some thought because I am not sure how people may react, but I am going to give it a go.The title of the article is "Emergency Preparedness Amongst The Liberal Elite", so now you can see why I paused at least a little. The article is written as a conversation between a man and a woman. … [Read more...] about Emergency Preparedness In A Politically Correct World
I came across a fantastic video that graphically illustrates all of the nuclear explosions that have ever taken place all across the globe. The time-frame is from the first atomic explosion in New Mexico in 1945 up through 1998. The video keeps a running total of all of the nuclear weapon detonations along with the country responsible. I was surprised to see who the #3 nuclear power was behind the United States and Russia. The pace is fairly slow to start off, but once the video … [Read more...] about Thousands of Nuclear Explosions
Nuclear war is one of the scariest propositions for mankind, and certainly one of the most challenging SHTF scenarios that anyone prepares for. I like to think that we are too smart for something like that to happen, but almost on a daily basis I encounter news that makes me wonder if I am being too optimistic. Reminds me of what Albert Einstein's once said: “Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe.” The video below shows 5 nuclear … [Read more...] about If One Little Nuclear Detonation Could Ruin Your Whole Day – What About Five?