By: Anna Rodriguez Survival Central Contributor
An unstoppable epidemic sweeps the entire world and wipes out more than half of the entire population in less than a year. The world powers suddenly enter into world war 3 and unleash a worldwide nuclear holocaust. These two apocalyptic news are some of the possible events that can usher in the worst fear of the the staunchest of preppers: societal collapse.
Imagine the lives of Rick Grimes and his group in the walking dead. A complete societal collapse means having to live a life eerily close to that one.
So do you think of yourself as a hardcore prepper? Do you consider yourself prepared for a post-apocalyptic societal collapse? Yes? No? Well, just to make sure, maybe you should cross-check your preparedness checklist with ours to make sure you’re not missing anything. Read more »
The Bunker Mentality
The Blaze is running a fascinating profile of a guy who’s working on a sprawling underground bunker complex for families to retreat to when Doomsday drops.
The Kansas caverns are 100 feet to 150 feet below the surface and have a constant natural temperature in the low 70s. They are supported by thick limestone pillars six times stronger than concrete and will have blast doors built to withstand a one-megaton nuclear explosion as close as 10 miles away, Vicino said. Read more »
A cantankerous sunspot region erupted with a powerful X1.6-class solar flare at just the wrong time Wednesday. The blast was pointing right at us. That means the resulting outburst of electrically charged particles, known as a coronal mass ejection or CME, could have a disruptive effect.
The National Weather Service’s Space Weather Prediction Center reported on its Facebook page that the height of the storm is expected to sweep over Earth on Saturday
Solar storms don’t have a significant impact on human health, although high-altitude fliers and astronauts may get an extra dose of radiation. In a worst-case scenario, the storms can deal a blow to orbiting satellites and power grids on Earth. In a best-case scenario, they merely cause heightened auroral displays. Read more »