The Irish Potato Famine Some good lessons from the Irish potato famine show that supply chains, farming luck, and power structures can cause problems. We took a tour of the so-called 'coffin-ships' the last time we were in Ireland and the conditions were horrendous. Hope our current issues with food and supply chains get worked out soon, but as always, prepare for the worst, but hope and pray for the best.

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How to Protect Yourself from Tear Gas

How tear gas works, how to stay safe, and how to put canisters out If you are caught up in a protest or public disturbance that involves tear gas, it is crucial to know how to protect yourself from tear gas. Tear gas can cause serious health problems and even death in some cases. In this blog post, we will discuss the dangers of tear gas and how to protect yourself from it. Stay safe out there! What is tear gas, and how does it affect you?? Agent CS’s most typical form of tear gas consists of a crystalline powder that is…

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The Ultimate Guide To Building A Survival Library

Detailed descriptions of 37 books to have on hand when the internet goes down A human being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion, butcher a hog, conn a ship, design a building, write a sonnet, balance accounts, build a wall, set a bone, comfort the dying, take orders, give orders, cooperate, act alone, solve equations, analyze a new problem, pitch manure, program a computer, cook a tasty meal, fight efficiently, die gallantly.Robert A. Heinlein The internet has revolutionized the way we absorb information and has done away with many of the hardcopy books we used to…

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How to Store Vegetable Seeds for Planting Next Year

Image by Sterver from Pixabay  Do you have leftovers from this year's planting and want to learn how to store vegetable seeds? Saving leftovers is a great way to stock up for next year's garden. It saves you money, but it also ensures that you'll have the types of vegetables you want to plant. There are many ways to store leftover vegetable seeds, but not all methods are created equal. In this blog post, I will discuss the best ways to keep your excess seed stock to stay viable and ready to plant when the time comes! The Disappointment of Not Storing Vegetable…

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How to Prepare For (And Survive) Nuclear War

It’s technically possible, but it won’t be easy Image credit “It does not do to leave a live dragon out of your calculations, if you live near him.” — JRR Tolkein A few years ago, while making a documentary on human trafficking, my wife and I visited Switzerland. When we arrived at our host’s house, the first thing he did was take us down into the basement to show us his nuclear bunker. It was fantastic. Concrete walls… several weeks of food… a nice little library of books… a totally sealable door. It even had a well in the concrete floor so…

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Dead Simple Trick Brings Any Battery Back To Life

There’s a new way to bring nearly any type of old battery back to life it’s just like new again. This method works with nearly every type of battery out there ...and it’s simple and quick.

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How To Survive Tough Times(Part VI-Consumer Debt)

How do people get into debt in the first place (especially with credit cards)? There are a few primary reasons. 1.  They don't have enough money to buy the things they need for physical survival/pay the bills at the time so they charge it. 2.  They desire something now, instead of later 3.  They justify their use to themselves by thinking they are using it to improve/invest in themselves or some product which they place a value on In all cases you are promising your future time and work for purchasing power now, instead of later. You are a Slave.…

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Those About To Die 14 – Twelve Beautiful Young Girls

UP UNTIL THE SECOND CENTURY A.D., there still remained some sense of fair play in the games. A gladiator had a chance to leave the arena alive. He could even insist that the lanista put a price on him and if he could raise the sum he was free. An animal generally had a good chance to kill his human opponent, so the contest was often fairer than a modem bullfight. There was at least a pretence that the games were still contests—bloody, brutal and cruel but still retaining some idea of giving the contestants a sporting chance unless they…

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Those About To Die 13 – Where The Multitude Of Animals Came From‌‌

YOU MAY WONDER where the Romans got all the animals they used in the games. You'll wonder more after reading a few statistics. Trajan gave one set of games that lasted 122 days during which eleven thousand people and ten thousand animals were killed. Titus had five thousand wild animals and four thousand domestic animals killed during the one hundred-day show to celebrate the opening of the Colosseum. In 249 A.D., Philip celebrated the one thousandth anniversary of the founding of Rome by giving games in which the following were killed: one thousand pairs of gladiators, thirty-two elephants, ten tigers,…

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Those About To Die 12 – The Variations In The Games‌‌

MARCUS AURELIUS, the great Roman emperor and philosopher, remarked: "I wouldn't mind the games being brutal and degrading if only they weren't so damned monotonous." Although the Romans devoted an enormous amount of ingenuity to ringing in variations, there is no doubt that Marcus was right. But the mob had developed a morbid taste for the spectacles which had to be gratified. Nietzsche believes that the great driving power which had made the Romans masters of the world had to be given a vent. With no worlds left to conquer, their force was dissipated in watching these holocausts. So I'll…

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