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Heat waves, power outages, and shelf-stable food

The Pacific Northwest is currently experiencing a record-breaking heatwave that has shut down much of daily life for residents. In Salem, Oregon’s state capitol, temperatures reached 117 degrees, the hottest since record-keeping began in the 1890s. Seattle set an all-time high temperature of 106 degrees. Portland saw an extreme high of 115, breaking the previous […]


The odds of an earthquake happening today is 100 percent. Though millions of people may never experience an earthquake, they are a very common occurrence on this planet. Today, somewhere on the Earth, an earthquake will occur. In fact, several million earthquakes occur annually, so, there will actually be thousands of earthquakes today. Fortunately, most […]