William B. alerted us to an economy story from South Korea that is actually a preparedness story if you read between the lines: Empty Containers Clog South Korea’s Busan Port as Trade Slumps. We can safely conclude that it is just a matter of time before the price of used CONEX containers plummets. As previously noted in SurvivalBlog, CONEXes have potential for aboveground storage, and even conversion into housing. (On the latter, just ask any returning Iraq vet about “CHU” billets.) OBTW, the ones to look for are they type made with Corten (aka “Weathering”) steel. Just don’t make the mistake of burying a CONEX without first doing some serious engineering for load bearing and lateral stresses. They are not designed to withstand the weight of soil on their sides or roofs. (Most of their strength is in their corners, for stacking.).
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The latest essay from Bill Buppert: The Evil That Men Do: Willful Submission To Illegitimate Authority
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Ben M. found this on: ‘No proof’ of bee killer theory.
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Readers have been asking me for more light-hearted news, to counter all the economic gloomage. Well, here you go: The McNugget Emergency