Coffee Robot

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When modern technology threatens our health and our independence. One of my youngest child’s favorite commercials is for the Tassimo coffee brewer. The coffee machine looks like a cute transformer robot, ready to serve. It is, in essence, sort of what it portrays: a robot that can brew your coffee for you with the touch of… Read more »


snow sunset

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No doubt you have heard about the fierce nor-easter that is about to level the East coast. It is all over social media and the news, causing a bit of a panic. Even my mother-in-law, who thinks Instagram is a new diabetes pill, is panicking. With barely three inches of snow on the ground, she… Read more »


the prepper trilogy

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  Ron Foster is the author of the popular prepper and survival series, The Prepper Trilogy. In addition to holding several master’s degrees in emergency management related fields, Foster also brings real-life disaster experience to the table. The Ron Foster’s  academic credentials include certificates in Global Security and Terrorism Studies, Law and Public Safety, Displaced… Read more »


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One of my watched, now defunct, shows on television was called “Life After People.” It was a fascinating deer-in-the-headlights look at what the Earth would become if people weren’t around to exert their influence. Based on science and some real life examples of abandoned places, “Life After People” showed how quickly everything in the environment… Read more »


Christmas gifts

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The more you save, the more resources you will have to be prepared, and the better off you will be. Take advantage of the season to purchase the following items after the holidays, when prices are at their lowest.   Gym membership and exercise equipment: This time of year, the personal finance experts come out… Read more »


sad man

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I have a friend who was convinced, mostly without a doubt, that the end times were coming. While I don’t mind a healthy dose of the possibility that life as we know it can change at any moment, this particular friend ran into a bit of trouble, because of the course she took, and based… Read more »