“People Deserve to Know Their Houses Are Going To Burn.”

That is the headline from an article in The Atlantic today. It focuses on insurance policies and the way homeowners look at threats and how climate change is causing a large shift. One part jumps out:“Eighteen of the 20 largest fires in California history have...
We Don’t Want To Believe. Thus We Don’t Prepare

We Don’t Want To Believe. Thus We Don’t Prepare

Ukraine Despite the massive buildup of Russian forces on their border, and the fact they’ve been in conflict with Russia for years from a previous invasion, less than 20% of Ukrainians thought that their country would get attacked. Even fewer prepared for the...
Why Do People Panic Buy Toilet Paper In An Emergency?

Why Do People Panic Buy Toilet Paper In An Emergency?

Hoarding We’ve all seen it. Whether in person or in film. Something bad is happening or going to happen and people rush to the stores and load their carts with—- toilet paper. As if that’s a priority. After all, we die after three days of no water. But toilet...
Stop Thinking Someone’s Going To Rescue You

Stop Thinking Someone’s Going To Rescue You

What Interstate 95 looks like on Tuesday morning with drivers trapped for hours. (Courtesy NBC Washington) Dawn comes this day with thousands of drivers trapped in freezing temperatures on I-95 in Virginia. A number of circumstances collided to produce this; one of...