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Doomsday Preppers, Season 2 Episode 2 Review

Finally found someone on the show that was sane. Also discovered that the most prepared preppers on the show this season are the lizard-breeding, adult-toy-selling kind. No, really.

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Doomsday Preppers, Season 2 premier review

My review is up at PJ Lifestyle, and it is every bit the creepy trainwreck I’ve come to expect.

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Simple machines

“It looks like a rainbow trout.” My oldest daughter was looking at the rusted Farmall tractor under the shed at my father’s home. The ’49 Cub’s faded red paint had peeled away to blue-grey primer and rust. It had belonged to one uncle and then another before my father decided to take it home and […]

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It has been incredibly hot the last few days here in central NC, with the outside air temp in the movie theater parking lot yesterday hitting 111° according to the thermometer on our truck. It has been at least 104° since Friday, and is expected to hit 105° today before cooling to an even 100° […]

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Solar storm coming tomorrow morning “hitting us right in the nose.”

Someone quickly hit my paypal with about $50K so I can get a bunker built overnight, because this sounds delightful. The largest solar flare in five years is racing toward Earth, threatening to unleash a torrent of charged particles that could disrupt power grids, GPS and airplane flights. The sun erupted Tuesday evening, and the […]

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