What Will Happen When the Next Pandemic Strikes?

What Will Happen When the Next Pandemic Strikes?

Pandemic I predicted a pandemic when I wrote the first draft of my Survival Guide in 2001. That doesn’t make me a genius. Anyone who spent more than a minute studying history knew one was inevitable. One always is. What I didn’t predict, and I’m a glass half-full, and...
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...