Eric Shonkwiler

Eric Shonkwiler

Oct
10
On The Brink (Pt. 1 of 2); Accelerating Heat and Sulfuric Mirrors

On The Brink (Pt. 1 of 2); Accelerating Heat and Sulfuric Mirrors

By the time this gets posted, the second GOP debate will have already been forgotten, we will hopefully all still
5 min read
Oct
03

The 2024 Election and Related Horrors

It's been months, I think, since we've directly engaged with politics–and luckily enough, nothing has
4 min read
Sep
26
The Summer of 2023

The Summer of 2023

With the season ended, I think it's worth looking back at this absolute clusterfuck hellhole of a summer,
4 min read
Aug
29

Lahaina

Before anything else, here is a spreadsheet of requests for aid from families affected by the fire in Maui. Please
3 min read
Aug
22
Keeping Knowledge

Keeping Knowledge

An oft-overlooked concept in prepping is the notion of storing knowledge. In a prolonged disaster situation or in the more
2 min read
Aug
15

A Brief Aside; Insulin and Bananas

I should abandon Twitter, I know, but let's take a brief Twitter detour that I feel is relevant
3 min read
Aug
08
We're Doomed, Not Dead (Pt. 4 of 4); Calm in The Storm

We're Doomed, Not Dead (Pt. 4 of 4); Calm in The Storm

Over the course of the month it took to write and release this series, the climate news has been consistently
7 min read
Aug
01
The Collapse of AMOC

The Collapse of AMOC

I am going to briefly interrupt our series in order to talk about a current event that has been all
3 min read
Jul
25
We're Doomed, Not Dead (Pt. 3 of 4); Building Your Village

We're Doomed, Not Dead (Pt. 3 of 4); Building Your Village

Hello! We'll be somewhat less depressing this week as we are talking about actions we can and should
6 min read
Jul
18
We're Doomed, Not Dead (Pt. 2 of ?); Living Among Ruins

We're Doomed, Not Dead (Pt. 2 of ?); Living Among Ruins

A reminder: if the title wasn't enough of a red flag, we are going to be discussing some
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