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Night Light - by Terri Blackstock (2006)

This is book 2 in the “Restoration” series, and was just as engaging as the first book (Last Light). The Branning family and the community around them are still struggling to adjust to a society where no electronic devices work. 221 more words

Fiction

Last Light - by Terri Blackstock (2005)

How would you and your family react if the power went out, and simply stayed out? The Branning family is your typical American family, enjoying the good life in the US, until the day that everything modern stops working. 171 more words

Fiction

How Vulnerable is Our Web?

We all live under the assumption that the web is unbreakable. After all, it has thousands of different nodes and is so decentralized that there isn’t even as many as a handful of places that control the Internet. 850 more words

Technology

FORWARD! U.S. Aerospace Command Moving Comms Gear Back to Cold War Bunker

The Cheyenne mountain bunker is a half-acre cavern carved into a mountain in the 1960s that was designed to withstand a Soviet nuclear attack.

Washington (AFP) – The US military command that scans North America’s skies for enemy missiles and aircraft plans to move its communications gear to a Cold War-era mountain bunker, officers said. 417 more words

United States

Halving and Rehalving, as Well as Doubling and Redoubling, as a Calculator-Free Calculating Strategy

I don’t like being too dependent on calculators. The future might bring an EMP (electromagnetic pulse) that would fry all such gadgets (and cell phones, cars, computers, etc.), and I want to be ready for a post-calculator world, if that happens. 160 more words

Mathematics

Budget Prep: Faraday Cage

Many of you folks are fellow #preppers so we thought this might be of interest:

An #EMP (electromagnetic pulse) could render crucial electronic items useless in an instant if they are not adequately protected. 101 more words

Homestead News

26 December 2014

JUST IN!!! DUE TO THE BUSY-NESS OF THE HOLIDAYS, I’M EXTENDING THIS PROMPT FOR ANOTHER WEEK. IF YOU HAVEN’T HAD TIME TO WRITE BECAUSE OF FAMILY CELEBRATIONS AND WHAT-NOT THIS IS YOUR CHANCE TO POST A BARN BURNER FOR THE NEW YEAR.  205 more words

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