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Spread of Tropical Vector borne (insects) diseases in the Gulf Coast US + a little accident at the CDC.

The spread of tropical diseases in the US is increasing…much has to do with increasing poverty in the US…especially gulf coast region. The region has never fully recovered from numerous tropical systems nor the impact of the massive Deep Water … Continue reading

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Strategic Terrorism…or how to scare the crap out of people.

Nathan Mhyrvold is the former Chief Technology Officer for Microsoft and founder of Intellectual Ventures. To put it mildly, he is a fairly smart guy. Mr. Mhyrvold decided to publish a ‘little’ research paper titled Strategic Terrorism A Call to … Continue reading

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Having a 72hr kit just isn’t enough…

UPDATE: At plus 6 days, conditions for many seem to be rapidly deteriorating. For all intents and purposes, Sandy was not a strong storm. It did coincide with high tide and tight pressure gradient resulting in a large storm surge … Continue reading

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Hurricane Season….a bit early.

Today marks the beginning of Hurricane Preparedness Week. It is quite timely since, presently, ~165 miles east of me is STS Beryl, the second named storm of the season (which doesn’t really start until June 1). The supplies kit and … Continue reading

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Tips from Urban Survival Guide.

Urban Survival Guide by David Morris is one of many survival books out there, though it separates itself by being more of a ‘bug in’ book (survive in place) versus heading out into nowhere land and surviving off nature. Something I … Continue reading

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Check list timeā€¦a bit early.

I used to post this at the beginning of every month, but felt it was too repetitive. In light of the seeming looming govt shut down, which may or may not happen, thought it would be good time to maybe … Continue reading

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I’m a slacker…

credit Yea, I know I haven’t posted in a while, and I’m lacking a decent excuse, but get ready…a bunch of reviews are coming, and I might even make an attempt at the dreaded video posting…at the very least it … Continue reading

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