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Potassium Iodide

Updated: 8/16/17 Did you know that in a nuclear fallout emergency having something as simple as potassium iodide tablets on hand could actually save your life? Editors Update: North Korea Nuclear Crisis With talk of WW3 and nuclear strikes...Show More Summary

Should We Punch Nazis?

Let me start off by getting this out of the way: I’m a liberal, an activist and a pacifist I’m also Jewish However, I admit that I don’t know the correct answer to “Should we punch neo-Nazis?” Therefore, this essay will have more questions than answers And it’s not about the ethics of punching a […]

Scratch: Writers, Money, and the Art of Making a Living, Edited by Manjula Martin

Review by Melanie Davis   As an author, I looked forward to receiving my copy of Scratch: Writers, Money and the Art of Making a Living. The truth is, unlike most professions, the exchange of money and value of service in the writing world is kept largely undisclosed. Show More Summary

Post-Collapse Barter Items And Trade Skills

Updated 8/15/17: The concept of private barter and alternative economies has been so far removed from our daily existence here in America that the very idea of participating in commerce without the use of dollars or without the inclusion of corporate chains seems almost outlandish to many people. Show More Summary

Nuclear Fallout Survival Gear

Updated 8/14/17 As tensions continue to rise between the United States and North Korea over their nuclear weapons testing I thought now would be a great time to remind everyone about the importance of being prepared for nuclear fallout. Show More Summary

Please Remember: Love Will Outnumber Hate

Words have escaped me lately. This is, in part, due to the rapid fire of unfortunate, heartbreaking, terrifying events that have plagued America recently. Like many others, my brain is in a frenzied state and is having difficulty keeping up; every day is a fight not to go down a path of self-preservation numbness to […]

Why People Feel Compelled to Challenge Your "No Kids" Status

Anna Goldfarb, writing for the New York Times, shares her experience of people asking "intrusive" questions about her childfree status after she married her boyfriend of many years. Most of us who are childfree have experienced thisShow More Summary

Preview Soon-to-be-launched Website, Get $10 Gift Card

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Irresistible: The Rise of Addictive Technology and the Business of Keeping Us Hooked

I can describe this book with these two words: fascinating and disturbing. Why do people spend hours and hours gaming? On Facebook? Obsessed with Fitbits, unread emails, or people on Instagram? In Irresistible, author Adam Alter answers these questions and more. Show More Summary

Are you prepared for a war/ nuke attack like situation? Shelters, gadgets and more!

North Korea could launch a second, much deadlier Pearl... Kim Jong Un has largely defied the odds. Faced with mounting U.S. military pressure over his rapidly developing nuclear and ballistic missile arsenal as well as persistent accusations of human rights abuses, the third-generation North Korean... Show More Summary

Get Staples from Future Essentials. Hedge against Price Increases

While prices have since fallen, they’re still up 18 percent for the year, causing a ripple effect that will find its way to grocery stores, the USDA said. The USDA also expects inflation to quicken for beef and fresh fruit next year after some declines in 2017. Show More Summary

We Are In An Abusive Relationship With Society (And We Refuse To Leave)

The one piece of advice that is commonly shared with someone who has landed themselves in an abusive relationship is- “get out before it is too late” or “he/she (the abuser) will never change” it is an almost universal piece of advice. Show More Summary

A Look at Boil Orders: What to expect and how to prepare in advance

Q: What is a boil order? A: A boil order is an announcement issued by your local government or water provider declaring public tap water unsafe for consumption. Consumption includes but is not limited to drinking the water, cooking with it, using it to brush teeth, etc. Show More Summary

The 2017 Childfree Man and Woman of the Year

Each year on International Childfree Day (today!), the winners of the Childfree Man and Woman of the Year are announced. Here are this year’s winners and their nomination submissions. Ladies first: 2017 Childfree Woman of the Year Krystal Brown is from Norfolk, Virginia, and has known she did not want children since the age of sixteen. Show More Summary

Rare Discounts on Meats from Yoder's. This Week Only!

Great deal just offered to us, but valid only thru this Friday, Aug 4 Choose any of your favourite meats from Yoder's. Mix and Match and get discounts that even we haven't offered in years... Time to bank some savings. Buy 2 Cases, Get Extra $10 Off. Show More Summary

The Relative Power of Nuclear Weapons

This chart shows the terrifying power of nuclear weapons. This infographic designed by Maximilian Bode and posted on illustrates the terrifying power of today’s nuclear bombs. Each red block represents a ton of TNT.Show More Summary

Unpacking Reasons Why People Decide Not to Have Kids

The recent piece, “Do You Have Kids,” by Jeannette Cooperman on in part lays out what “14 women of various races, careers, backgrounds, and belief systems, all married or as-good-as, with the resources to raise a child should they choose to” contemplate as reasons women decide not to have kids. Show More Summary

Survival Planning on a Budget

I’ve seen so many great DIY articles on survival topics lately which I find very inspiring. The only thing holding me back at any given time is usually finances more than motivation. This video gives some great ideas for prepping on a budget. The post Survival Planning on a Budget appeared first on Survival Blog | Survival Spot.

I’m So Happy I Don’t Have Kids

When I married my first husband (I was about 25), we decided we didn’t want children. I’ve never regretted it. I’m so happy I don’t have kids. I wasn’t willing to spend the money or give up my job. It was the perfect decision for me, and most people I know that made the same […] The post I’m So Happy I Don’t Have Kids appeared first on Why No Kids.

I Will Trim Your Trees at Night

  Once in awhile, as darkness falls, I will sling my trusty hedge trimmers over my shoulder and march up and down my street looking for neighbors whose brush encroaches on the sidewalk. I will snip, snip, snip as fast as I can and hurry off to the next offender. Before you think I’m that […]

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