The US has exactly ONE lead smelting plant left. At the beginning of next year, not too long off, the US will have NONE. The Herculaneum smelter is the last primary ore smelter in existence. Several recycling operations will continue to run, but large bulk smelting is a thing of the past.
EPA regulations, jacked-up [...]
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I’ve been collecting some info on Expos you might be interested in visiting. It makes some sense to make this an actual page, with updates [...]
Hehe. My wife, obviuosly the better and smater half, said I should share a link with y’all. NoMoreRack. It is a shopping site with a wide variety of offers, time sensitive deals and general savings. As of right now, I see a 5000mAh solar rechargeable emergency backup battery for various devices. Comes with adapters. $20. [...]
While not a list of prep chores, I do have a general gotta-do list of sorts. Things I would like to do, body aches permitting, before things get really damp and wet.
Clean the gutters Cut one particular branch off a tree out front Re-roof the chicken run Paint the chicken coop and secure the [...]
I have this friend. Met him on the net several years ago, back when “Survival Forum” was running. Anyone remember that place? (Don’t get me started on GrimmStories….) Anyway, he started an internet radio show recently. It’s called “Prepare America” on the Push Back Radio network.
You know how it is with friends starting [...]
Well, the argument on the forums concerning the NSA’s ability to crack e-mail encryption seems to have been resolved.
The agency has fulfilled a decades-long quest to break the encryption of e-mail, online purchases, electronic medical records and other Web activities, the New York Times, the U.K.’s Guardian and ProPublica reported yesterday. The [...]