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Nuclear Powers, the Rise in the Middle-East and the New Bomb

Nuclear Powers, the Rise in the Middle-East and the New Bomb

(Editorial note: Article & Video is the opinion of the author.) “History shows the folly in hoping that each new, more destructive weapon will not be used. And yet we dare to hope that this time it will be different. We, and the Soviets have amassed a combined arsenal of 55,000 nuclear weapons, equivalent in […]

By September 16, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Update: Monsoon Kills Nearly 500 People

Update: Monsoon Kills Nearly 500 People

September 15, 2014 nearly 500 people have been killed across Northern India and Pakistan. Flooding in a village south of Srinagar, India leaves women and children scavenging through their destroyed homes while thousands are stranded. “Massive de-watering operations have been launched in flood-hit areas of the city as military and civilian rescuers have been using […]

By September 16, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
CS Magnum Kukri Machete Product Review

CS Magnum Kukri Machete Product Review

Originally Published on the APN Product Review Blog Knifehog.com was most gracious in donating the Cold Steel Magnum Machete for this review, be sure to check out their great selection of knives & edged weaponry. There’s few who doubt the need for a stout blade. Most tend to focus on pocketknives or tactical fighting knives, but there’s […]

By September 9, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Dare Devil Runs Into Outback Tornado for a Quick Selfie

Dare Devil Runs Into Outback Tornado for a Quick Selfie

In this video titled “Crazy Guy Runs Into Outback Tornado To Take Selfie,” we witness what seems to be quite a daring stunt performed by a “crazy guy,” who heroically runs into what he thinks is a tornado. Fortunately for the man in the video, the massive spiral of dust isn’t actually a tornado, but […]

By September 9, 2014 1 Comments Read More →
Missing Planes in Libya, 9/11 fears, and what you can do about it

Missing Planes in Libya, 9/11 fears, and what you can do about it

With all of the recent troubles, a world that is content on fighting, missing planes in Libya, hijack attempts, bomb hoax’s, and the threat from terrorist attack, travel agents and flight companies around the world have reported large numbers of people cancelling their holidays and flights. According to reports, the travel industry could be looking […]

By September 6, 2014 1 Comments Read More →
3 Disaster Mitigation Items all Households Should Have

3 Disaster Mitigation Items all Households Should Have

Natural disasters are not only becoming more frequent, but more deadly. In 2011, there were 553 deaths in the U.S. as a result of tornadoes, which was more than 2001 to 2010 combined, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association. The Oklahoma Insurance Department estimated damages from the 2013 tornado which destroyed the town […]

Study Seeks to Understand What Drives Preparedness Today

Study Seeks to Understand What Drives Preparedness Today

(Michael Mills is a Ph.D. candidate in the School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research at University of Kent (England). His doctoral work involves undertaking 3 years of research on the preparedness community in America. In this article he will explain some of the problems and misconceptions his research aims to address. This primarily […]

Prepping for Prepping: The Preparedness Rabbit Hole

Prepping for Prepping: The Preparedness Rabbit Hole

Originally published on Utah Preppers Prepping – it’s an endless activity that has few rewards, and those rewards often are not close in payout to the amount of time and effort that went into them. The interim rewards in prepping include not having to run to the store constantly to keep your food stocked. When […]

By August 5, 2014 2 Comments Read More →
Vantablack: synthetic black hole-like material that absorbs 99.965% of light

Vantablack: synthetic black hole-like material that absorbs 99.965% of light

What’s better than a Ninja?  A super black Ninja that not even light can escape. Scientists have developed a new material called Vantablack.  It breaks all previous records for light absorption using carbon nanotubes (10,000 times thinner than a human hair). Vantablack is as close as we’ve come to having a synthetic black hole.  This […]

By July 15, 2014 4 Comments Read More →
Start a fire with pee

Start a fire with pee

  This is the urine version of the old bottled water or water in a plastic bag fire starting trick.  But it’s a good one to know and one more reason why carrying plastic wrap or a plastic baggy in your survival kit is a good idea.

By July 15, 2014 1 Comments Read More →


Earlier this month, APN Author Stephanie Dayle got some scary news about her twin babies.  Let's see what we can do to help out.