Survival Escape and Evasion, by Nemo

When reading survivalist literature, on various blogs and in fiction, there are many good ideas and suggestions, but often suffering from an idealization of circumstances, both before and after “the event”, which throws all into confusion. On the one hand, preparations for disaster are too often haunted by the twin … Continue reading

Letter Re: Heathkit Radios

Editor: I disagree with the letter regarding the unsuitability of Heathkit (vacuum) tube radios for EMP protection. Let me elaborate: Lethal voltages: While you really don’t want to tangle with +700 VDC, the most lethal voltage in any radio is that which comes from the wall outlet: 120 VAC. AC … Continue reading

Odds ‘n Sods:

Migrants Committing Disproportionately High Crime In Germany – “Foreign nationals are thought to account for around 11 or 12 percent of the total population of Germany, but were over-represented in every area of crime. Illegal immigrants and asylum seekers account for around 2.5 percent of Germany’s population, but were also … Continue reading

Jim’s Quote of the Day:

“Trouble rather the tiger in his lair than the sage amongst his books. For to you Kingdoms and their armies are things mighty and enduring, but to him they are but toys of the moment, to be overturned by the flicking of a finger.” – Gordon Dickson, Tactics of Mistake

Recipe of the Week: Crock Pot Noodles, by J.G.

Ingredients: 1 to 1-1½ lb. ground beef or turkey 2 pints pizza sauce l can mushroom soup, slightly thinned l lb noodles 4 cups mozzarella cheese, shredded 1 medium onion, chopped Directions: Brown meat in skillet. Cook noodles until about half done. Layer in crock pot (in this order): a … Continue reading