Author Archives: Survival Update Team

Author Archives: Survival Update Team

  • Preparing for Hygiene Risks in a Survival Situation

    Preparing for Hygiene Risks in a Survival Situation

    We’ve all seen the news stories about the aftermath of a disaster. A major hurricane, flood, earthquake, tsunami, or other disaster leaves an area devastated. In some cases, hygiene risks are astronomical. People die from infectious diseases or from injuries that are not treated properly. So ...
  • What is Magick, and Why the “K”?

    What is Magick, and Why the “K”?

    Often in texts discussing the occult and mysticism, you will see the word “magic” spelled with an ending “k” rather than a “c.” Many devotees of the craft say that this was a convention developed to distinguish the arts of ritual magic; divination, incantation, sorcery, etc., from the ...
  • High Schooler Accused of Terrorist Threat Over Math Symbol

    High Schooler Accused of Terrorist Threat Over Math Symbol

    In what could only be described as a threat from a “Weapon of Math Instruction,” believe it or not, police were recently called to a school over a perceived “terrorist threat,” from a math symbol. I admit, I always had a bit if fear of math when I was in High School, but this is […]
  • Protecting Yourself From Nuclear Fallout

    Protecting Yourself From Nuclear Fallout

    While it’s unfortunate to have to write such an article, our current times require the issue of nuclear weapons to be brought up once again. Many of you recall the nuclear drills, when you were instructed to huddle underneath your desks, heads tucked between your knees. As terrifying as the ...
  • What You Need to Know About Expiration Dates

    What You Need to Know About Expiration Dates

    Much of what you know about expiration dates is false. While that little date found somewhere on your food packages seems quite authoritative, almost governmental in the minds of most, it is merely a suggestion made by the company that sells the product. If you were a milk vender who had a ...
  • How to Survive Being Snowbound in Your Car

    How to Survive Being Snowbound in Your Car

    The New Year brings with it a time for renewals and resolutions. But also, for many parts of the country, the New Year means we are entering the worst of the winter storm season. Snowstorms can be dangerous if you are caught unprepared for them, particularly on the road. Nearly 800 people die ...
  • Creative Fire-Starting Techniques

    Creative Fire-Starting Techniques

    Why do people prepare to survive dire emergencies when the odds – for most of us, at least – that something on the order of Oh-My-Freaking-Gourd! are so unlikely? The answer is simple: Failing to plan is planning to fail. Although the phrase is attributed to American Founding Father ...
  • 5 Surprising Items you NEED to Hoard

    5 Surprising Items you NEED to Hoard

    If you’ve ever considered creating a stockpile of necessities in the event of a crisis, you are not alone. Many people throughout the world are prepared to keep themselves and their loved ones safe and fed during any situation man or nature throws at them. However, you might be surprised by ...
  • Staying Alive with Self-Defense Moves

    Staying Alive with Self-Defense Moves

    Every man, woman, and child on the planet can gain confidence and boost the chance of thwarting an assailant by learning a few basic self-defense moves. These skills can save your life, no matter how young or old you happen to be. Helen “Hellraiser” Harper is a leading British mixed ...
  • Scientists Detect “Ghost Particle” That Shouldn’t Exist

    Scientists Detect “Ghost Particle” That Shouldn’t Exist

    According to a recent report featured on NBC News, there’s something strange happening in the universe that is making humanity’s most cutting-edge physics experiments contradict one another. A major particle physics laboratory claims to have discovered definitive proof of a particle ...