By: Leah Barkoukis
Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula’s media branch is out with a new English language magazine, Palestine-Betrayal of the Guilty Conscience Al-Malahem. The new publication, a spin-off of Inspire, is calling on fellow Muslims to wage acts of terror in the United States and Britain.
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By: Anna Rodriguez (Survival Central Contributor)
If a major disaster sweeps across America, at least six out of ten families would not know what to do. This is according to a survey conducted by the Ad Council in 2013. It found that most families would not know who to call, whereto go, what to bring, and what to do. Only 19% are confident they are “very prepared” for a disaster.
A related national poll by the Adelphi University Center for Health Innovation reveals that 44% of Americans do not have first aid kits, 48% do not have emergency supplies, 52% have not prepared documents, and 52% do not have a designated meeting place. In short, in the event of a disaster, most Americans would be at a lost and are more likely to be in danger. Read more »
Thermos Cooking for Daily Cooking or Emergency Use
From: Preparedness Mama
The lowly thermos. Do you have one? I’m not talking about the kind of thermos we had in our lunch box as a kid – no breakable glass lining. These new ones are heavier and stainless steel lined. Your thermos can be a real work horse around the home and an even more important ally in an emergency.
Thermos cooking is not cooking on the stove and then using it to keep your food warm (or cold). A good quality thermos is useful for more than just keeping beverages. While, there is certainly something more high tech that you can use to cook your food, a thermos is a handy tool to have around for emergency cooking during power outages.
Your thermos also works well on hot days when you don’t want to get the kitchen heated up. Just heat up the inside of the thermos and get cookin’. Read more »