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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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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The Key to Successful Wood Burning

The key to successful wood burning Whether you burn wood in a fireplace, stove or furnace, good quality firewood is the key to convenience, efficiency and safety. Wet wood and pieces that are not the right size and shape for your wood burner can be frustrating, burn inefficiently and deposit creosote that can fuel a …

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Iran attempts sub-based missile launch

(North Korea has same ‘midget’ type of sub) By L. Todd Wood - - Wednesday, May 3, 2017 (Photo by: Vahid Salemi, Pro-reform Iranian youths who support President Hassan Rouhani for the May 19 presidential election flash the victory sign as one of them holds Rouhani's poster in a campaign rally in Tehran, Iran, Saturday, …

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U.S. Has Plans To Evacuate 230,000 Citizens; North Korea Detains American, Threatens To Sink Ship

Written by: Daniel Jennings War talk between the United States and North Korea continued to escalate in recent days as a U.S. aircraft carrier headed to the Korean peninsula. “Our revolutionary forces are combat-ready to sink a U.S. nuclear-powered aircraft carrier with a single strike,” an editorial in the Rodong Simnun threatened. It is the …

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Tensions Mount: Japan Deploys Largest Warship Since WW2; French Sending Ship; What Will N. Korea Do?

Written by: Daniel Jennings May 2, 2017 Japan is sending it largest warship to join in possible action against North Korea in what is being called the nation’s most significant military move since World War II. The helicopter carrier Izumo will escort supply ships supporting the U.S. Navy’s Carrier Strike Group One, which has been …

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Hawaii preparation for North Korea nuke attack far from complete

Hawaii preparation for North Korea nuke attack far from complete | Fox News http://global.fncstatic.com/static/v/all/js/html5shiv.js By Malia Zimmerman  Published May 02, 2017 Kailua, a beach community on the Hawaiian island of Oahu, has everything that residents and visitors could want from a tropical paradise: exquisite beaches, crystal clear water and modern amenities. No wonder it now …

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North Korea test-fires ballistic missile in defiance of world pressure

North Korea test-fires ballistic missile in defiance of world pressure | Reuters By Jack Kim and Ju-min Park | SEOUL SEOUL North Korea test-fired a ballistic missile on Saturday shortly after U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned that failure to curb Pyongyang's nuclear and ballistic missile programs could lead to "catastrophic consequences". U.S. and …

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Trump says ‘major, major’ conflict with North Korea possible, but seeks diplomacy

By Stephen J. Adler, Steve Holland and Jeff Mason | WASHINGTON   U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday a major conflict with North Korea is possible in the standoff over its nuclear and missile programs, but he would prefer a diplomatic outcome to the dispute. "There is a chance that we could end up …

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North Korea threat: Top admiral calls on more missile interceptors in Hawaii

By  Ryan Gaydos |  Published April 27, 2017 | Fox News A top U.S. commander in the Pacific on Wednesday said he believes Hawaii needs more missile interceptors in response to the growing threat on North Korea and Pyongyang’s capability to launch a rocket. Adm. Harry Harris told the House Armed Services Committee that Hawaii’s …

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