Hurricane Florence gaining size, strength on way to the Carolinas

The National Hurricane Center said on Monday evening that Hurricane Florence is getting bigger and stronger as it makes its way across the Atlantic Ocean and toward the East Coast. It now has maximum sustained winds of 140 mph, making it a Category 4 hurricane. “Florence has rapidly intensified into an extremely dangerous hurricane,” the…

Will Solar Panels Survive An EMP? Solar Panels vs EMP

Every prepper appreciates the importance of energy. With electric energy generated and transmitted through the modern-day supply lines expected to experience a catastrophic failure in the event of an end-of-the-world event, preppers are now beginning to turn to renewable and highly portable energy-generation options such as solar power. The usability and suitability of solar power,…

California mega-earthquake

California could be hit by an 8.2 mega-earthquake, and damage would be catastrophic

The magnitude 8.2 earthquake that ravaged southern Mexico on Thursday was the largest to shake the country in nearly a century. Like California, Mexico is a seismically active region that has seen smaller quakes that have caused death and destruction. But Thursday’s temblor is a reminder that even larger quakes — while rare — do…