Texas’s Power Grid Disaster Is Only The Beginning

Record-setting cold and snowfall in Texas has in turn caused dramatic power outages and rolling blackouts across the state. Texans stuck in powered-off apartments with no way to warm themselves have fled to “warming centers.” A few have died from carbon monoxide poisoning trying to warm themselves with a car. The mess with the Texas power grid is only … Continue reading Texas’s Power Grid Disaster Is Only The Beginning

Extreme Heatwave Could Bring Blackouts In New York City, DC and Chicago

An upcoming heat wave could lead to power outages in the central and eastern U.S., including the major metropolitan areas of New York City, Washington and Chicago, experts say. As temperatures rise and more people turn to their air conditioners for relief, the demand for power can become overwhelming. Power companies are preparing for the worst and asking customers to be mindful … Continue reading Extreme Heatwave Could Bring Blackouts In New York City, DC and Chicago

FAILURE TO PROTECT U.S. AGAINST AN EMP THREAT WOULD MAKE 9/11 LOOK TRIVIAL SOMEDAY

Exploding A Nuclear Bomb In The Sky Creates An Interesting Phenomenon In 1962, during the depths of the Cold War, the U.S. military exploded a nuclear weapon high above an atoll in the Pacific Ocean. Dubbed Operation Starfish, this exercise was part of a larger project to evaluate the impacts of nuclear explosions in space. … Continue reading FAILURE TO PROTECT U.S. AGAINST AN EMP THREAT WOULD MAKE 9/11 LOOK TRIVIAL SOMEDAY