Dozens of Genetically Modified Babies Already Born – How Will They Alter Human Species? : “They’ve really done it… they’ve created humans that nature could never allow for, and it’s anyone’s guess as to what will happen next.” Thanks to Al for the link.
Comparing droughts: 1934 and 2012 : “More than 50% of the United States is under drought conditions, putting 2012 in the same category as some of the worst droughts in history. As bad as the current drought is, the Dust Bowl drought of the 1930s remains the worst. At its height in July 1934, almost 80% of the nation was enduring drought conditions, compared with about 55% today.” Thanks to Gwen C for the link.
Mass Shooting at Colo. Movie Theater, 14 People Dead : “A shooting at a screening of “The Dark Knight Rises” at a movie theatre in Aurora, Colorado early today has left at least 14 people dead and at least 50 people injured.”
‘Dark Knight’ Shooting To Be Exploited For Political Grist : “Within hours of the tragic shooting in Aurora, Colorado at a screening of the new Batman movie, the political machine is already gearing up to exploit the incident as a tool to demonize the second amendment and characterize Americans who are against big government as extremists.”
I wonder what wound have happened if this old guy had been at the Movie Theater in Colorado? 71-Year-Old Man Shoots Would-Be Robbers at Ocala Internet Cafe. Thanks to Gayle H for the link.
Eye Protection and Shooting Glasses Review : “You will never think about eye protection the same again.”
How the World Could End : “Predicting the end of the world has practically become a spectator sport. From movies like “Deep Impact” and “2012,” to the Mayan prophecy, there are plenty of suggestions of how life on Earth could disappear.”
News Channel Helps Public Identify Gun Owners : “News station WRAL has caused outrage amongst gun rights activists by listing address details of firearms owners in Raleigh, North Carolina – prompting critics to complain they are being treated like sex offenders and left open to criminal predation.”
GRAINS-Corn and soybeans hit record highs, stir food crisis fear : “Corn and soybeans soared to record highs on Thursday as the worsening drought in the U.S. farm belt stirred fears of a food crisis, with prices coming off peaks after investors cashed out of the biggest grains rally since 2008.”
Food prices skyrocket : Beef: +10.2%, Pork: +8.5%, Fish: +7.1%, Eggs: +9.2%, Dairy: +6.8%, Oils and Fats: +9.3%.
Disability Ranks Outpace New Jobs : “More workers joined the federal government’s disability program in June than got new jobs, according to two new government reports.”
An awesome book that you should have in your survival library Back to Basics: A Complete Guide to Traditional Skills, Third Edition. See my full list of recommended books here. :yes:
- The Prepper's Guide to Surviving the End of the World, as We Know It: Gear, Skills, and Related Know-How
- The Prepared Prepper's Cookbook: Over 170 Pages of Food Storage Tips, and Recipes From Preppers All Over America!
- Dirt-Cheap Survival Retreat: One Man's Solution
- 31 Days to Survival: A Complete Plan for Emergency Preparedness