Category Archives: Survival

University vs. Walsh Jesuit hockey: Preppers fall to cap wild district semifinal Saturday | High School Sports

At one end of the hall was Calvin Harris’ “Feel So Close” pulsing with bass from the locker room and players posing in gold hard hats and a WWE championship belt postgame on February 27th. Unfortunately, it wasn’t the end of the university after their semifinals in the Brooklyn East District against Walsh Jesuit. The […]

Simplicity as a spiritual survival strategy

When autumn turned into winter, I found in common prayer a prayer for life transitions: a liturgy for ordinary radicals. We were thinking about moving in the middle of a pandemic. It all felt very complicated. And the opening line of the prayer agreed with me: “Lord, help me now to organize my life and […]

Encinitas City Council takes action to cap fees on food delivery services

Encinitas City Council has taken steps to limit fees charged by third-party suppliers for delivering food for the duration of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a city press release. During the council meeting on Wednesday, February 24, city manager Pam Antil was instructed to work with the city’s attorney to implement a proclamation and emergency […]

Software-as-a-service attack, on-prem survival and redefining cloud

Software-as-a-service companies have been some of the strongest performers during this COVID-19 era. They finally took a bit of a breather this month but remain generally well-positioned for the next several years with their predictable revenue models and cloud-based offerings. Meanwhile, the demise of on-premises data center legacy players from COVID shock seems to have […]

Valheim review: Coffee Stain Studios’ Viking survival game is taking over

Valheim begins with a sketch of red runes that slowly merge into text. The Nordic epic unfolds before you as you are carried away to another realm in the claws of a crow. Thunder and lightning all around you before falling into a familiar, but somehow strange, landscape. There is a sense of mystery and […]

Earthships: Doomsday preppers turning homes into spaceships

High energy costs and the desire for a sustainable home life force Aussies to discover a different kind of life outside of the grid. If the past year has taught us anything, we should look for more self-sufficient ways of living. As our climate is getting warmer and energy costs are higher, it is no […]

Falling sperm counts ‘threaten human survival’, expert warns | US news

Falling sperm counts and changes in sexual development threaten human survival and lead to a fertility crisis, warned a leading epidemiologist. Shanna Swan, an environmental and reproductive epidemiologist at the Icahn School of Medicine on Mount Sinai in New York, warns in a new book that the impending fertility crisis poses a global threat comparable […]

Pandemic preppers receive Kudos from NU regents | Nebraska Today

Four employees received Kudos awards for leadership and frontline collaboration that have contributed to the success of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln COVID-19 answer. Jack Dohrman, room manager for the university, was honored during the meeting of the University of Nebraska Board of Regents on February 12th. Gabriel Hampton, assistant director, building systems maintenance; Larry Shippen, […]

Disaster in Texas result of Republican dismissal of big government (Letters)

The failed response to the Texas disaster is the result of a bankrupt ideology that views the big government as an enemy, views tax cuts as a panacea, worships harsh individualism, and relies on the “big lie” to maintain power . Republicans agreed with Ronald Reagan’s view that the government was the problem and sowed […]

Russia-Turkey Pincer Movement Threatens Ecumenical Patriarchate’s Survival

On January 5, 2019, Bartholomew I signed a tomos (decree) granting autocephaly or ecclesiastical independence to the Orthodox Church in Ukraine, which came under the jurisdiction of the Moscow Patriarchate in 1686. The Ukrainian Church’s desire for spiritual independence reflects the Kiev government’s own attempt to escape Moscow’s orbit, to which Putin responded with an […]