Notes from JWR:

Hey! I just noticed that we’ve surpassed 4.5 million unique visits. Thanks for spreading the word about SurvivalBlog!

The high bid in the SurvivalBlog Benefit Auction is now at $550. The auction for a mixed lot that includes: Two cases of Mountain House freeze dried foods in #10 cans, (donated by Ready Made Resources–a $320 value), a NukAlert radiation detector, (donated by KI4U–a $160 value), a Wilson Tactical COP tool, (donated by Choate Machine and Tool Company, a $140 value), a DVD of 480 E-books on Alternative Energy (donated by WK Books–a $25 value). The auction ends on Monday September 15, 2008. Please e-mail us your bid.