Feb 05

Would a Long-Duration Blackout Cause Nuclear Armageddon?

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According to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, there are sixty-one active commercial nuclear plants spread across the United States. A question on the minds of many is what would happen to those plants if the nation experienced a widespread, long-lasting power … Continue reading

Nov 03

When You Lose Power For A Week And Temps Are Below Freezing

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If you live in a climate where winter temperatures readily fall below freezing, you have special concerns (or at least you should) about what you would do if you lost power for a week. Your biggest concern will probably (rapidly) … Continue reading

Oct 04

Communication Breakdown – How to Stay in Touch after a HEMP Attack

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What is a HEMP attack? No, it’s not a bunch of hippies smoking pot on your front lawn. HEMP stands for High-Altitude nuclear Electromagnetic Pulse and is an extreme form of EMP. Any strong enough EMP can damage sensitive electronics … Continue reading

Oct 04

5 Ways An EMP Could Kill Your Car

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Most cars created in the last few decades have computers integrated into just about every system in the vehicle. No matter whether you are talking about exhaust systems, fuel systems, or any other part of the car, rest assured there … Continue reading

Apr 26

Lights Off: How The World Could Change In 7 Days

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You might be thinking, hey, I’ve got this one covered! I’ve survived lots of power outages. If that is your thought process, you could not be more wrong. Anyone who considers, even for a moment, how interconnected and interdependent our … Continue reading