Spring Garden Checklist

The First Step in Providing for Your Own Food

"Let's start at the very beginning.... It's a very good place to start..."  -- Yes, I am singing the "Sound of Music: Do-Re-Mi" song in my head as I am writing this.   Want to provide your own food?  Want to start your food planning process, but do not know where to begin?  This should …

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North Korea Tests Major Missile, Warns U.S. Is Now Within ‘Range For Strike’

Written by: Daniel Jennings North Korea Sunday made significant progress in its effort to develop an Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) capable of hitting the United States, successfully testing a missile that potentially could hit a U.S. territory. “It appears to have not only demonstrated an intermediate-range ballistic missile (IRBM) that might enable them to reliably …

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Cold War nuclear weapons warped Earth’s magnetosphere – revealing what the true fallout could be if World War 3 broke out

Interesting article.  Originally posted in the Sun (may not be the best source), but interesting none-the-less. Published May 22, 2017 NASA have released chilling details about how Cold War nuke tests affected our planet. Several nuclear tests were carried out by the US and the Soviet Union in the 1950s and 60s. But it’s only …

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Simple, Low-Budget, Off-Grid, Gravity-Fed Water System

By Alyssa Craft Since moving to our off grid property just over a year ago, we've had plenty of adventures learning how to become more sustainable and self sufficient. One of the big challenges that we've had to work through has been setting up a long-term, off grid water system. After looking into lots of …

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North Korea tests another missile; Seoul says dashes hopes for peace

North Korea tests another missile; Seoul says dashes hopes for peace | Reuters By Ju-min Park | SEOUL SEOUL North Korea fired a ballistic missile into waters off its east coast on Sunday, its second missile test in a week, which South Korea said dashed the hopes of the South's new liberal government for peace …

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Decades after catastrophic 1980 eruption, Mount St. Helens is ‘recharging’

  Decades after catastrophic 1980 eruption, Mount St. Helens is 'recharging' - ABC News #main-container{visibility:visible !important;} Mount St. Helens erupted on May 18, 1980, after two months of increasing volcanic activity. Since its most recent eruption in 2008, there has been a swarm of earthquakes, which are thought to be a result of the magmatic …

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New Report: US Power Grid Attacked Every 4 Days; Nationwide Blackout More Likely Than We Thought

Written by: Daniel Jennings The power grid upon which Americans depend for nearly every aspect of life is attacked once every four days, an investigative report from the nation’s largest newspaper chain revealed. Gannett and USA Today reporters analyzed federal energy records and found that a cyber or physical attack takes place so often – …

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Electromagnetic pulse attack on Hawaii would devastate the state

By Malia Zimmerman Published May 12, 2017 On July 9, 1962, Hawaii was hit by a massive electromagnetic pulse (EMP) attack, which within minutes took down the state’s communications systems and traffic lights —  virtually everything that ran on electricity.  The EMP wasn’t an attack by a foreign government; rather the U.S. government had set off …

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Cyber attack spreads across 74 countries; some UK hospitals crippled

Published May 12, 2017 Cyber attacks that hit 74 countries across Europe and Asia Friday, impacting the public health system in Britain, apparently involved a leaked hacking tool from the National Security Agency. The attack used ransomware, which is malware that encrypts data and locks a user from their data until they pay a ransom. …

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U.S. Military Announces “Doomsday Plan” To Prepare For Infrastructure Collapse!

[repost by Jeff Anderson: http://moderncombatandsurvival.com/survival/u-s-military-announces-doomsday-plan/?utm_source=fb-mo&utm_medium=post&utm_campaign=us-military-doomsday-plan-sgs ] In 2008, the majority of America realized our electrical grid was held together with duct tape, bubble gum, and hope. Guess what… Eight years later, nothing much has changed. Our electrical grid is still vulnerable… our water system is still vulnerable… and the current NSA chief, Michael Rogers, testified …

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