Skills You Need

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    How to Survive the Long, Uncertain Winter

    Stocking up on food and supplies is an ancient tradition in fall. Bears feed heavily to build up body fat before hibernation. The squirrel buries nuts for the long dark […]

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    Humans Need To Start Thinking Like Extraterrestrials

    Our hunt for aliens has a potentially fatal flaw — we’re the ones searching for them. That’s a problem because we’re a unique species, and alien-seeking scientists are an even […]

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    Tiny houses: why more people are living in miniature

    Tiny houses have been heralded as a radical and creative way to address a lack of affordable housing, as well as reducing living costs and shrinking our carbon footprint. My PhD research looks at […]

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    How to Drive Through a High-Risk Environment

     It doesn’t take much imagination to see how performance driving skills can increase survivability on the highways and interstates of America and elsewhere in the world. Considering all the things […]

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    Buying a New House vs. an Old House: Pros and Cons

    Home buyers have a lot to consider, and one of the biggest questions that comes up is whether you want a newer home in a suburban neighborhood or an older […]

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    America 2.0 – The Economy in 2020 and Beyond

    We’re on the verge of an economic and manufacturing boom. It will completely reshape America and the markets as we know them. I’ve been hinting at this boom for the […]

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    Miracle in the Andes: An Unforgettable Survival Tale

    Forty-seven years ago this month, an Uruguayan Air Force charter plane took off carrying the nation’s rugby team en route to a match in neighboring Chile.  The flight never made […]

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    “Doomsday Preppers” Prepare for the Inevitable

    The liberal mainstream media loves to portray “Doomsday Preppers” as a bunch of Christian, gun-toting, right-wing nuts. Some of that description makes sense — all but the “nuts” part. Nearly […]

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    Can Anyone Survive A Tsunami?

    A Tsunami (pronounced soo-ná-mee), also known as a seismic sea wave, and much less accurately as a “tidal wave”, is a series of enormous waves created by an underwater disturbance […]

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    Surviving ‘The Season Of The Witch’

    Survival skills are something you need to have and hone all year long, but when the calendar turns to October, and we enter the “Season of the Witch,” there are […]