My old friend Fred the Valmet-meister mentioned that the price of uranium ore has gone up from $7 a pound to $52 in just five years. Not a bad return.
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Reader Jim K. sent a fun link, showing a katana slicing a 9mm round in two!
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The source on this story is dubious at best, but it is nonetheless worrisome. (Six different readers forwarded me the same link.) Of course most SurvivalBlog readers are well prepared. But if you don’t yet have fallout detection and protection for your family squared away, it would be prudent to do so. At the very minimum get a dosimeter, a ratemeter (either a pen type or a survey meter), and some potassium iodate. See the links to “Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical Warfare Protection Information and Gear” at our Links Page.