March 1, 2024

On January 15, 1919 a storage tank collapsed in Boston, sending more than two million gallons (eight million litres) of molasses flowing through the city’s North End; the Great Molasses Flood, as it became known, caused extensive damage and killed 21 people.

This is the anniversary of the 2009 “Miracle On The Hudson” engines-out emergency water landing.

And this is the birthday of Dr. Edward Teller who co-invented the H-bomb and worked on the Manhattan Project. He was born January 15, 1908 in Budapest. He died September 9, 2003 (aged 95).

I just heard that Natchez Shooters Supplies (one of our affiliate advertisers) is offering Free Shipping On  ALL Ammo When You Spend $200+.  Use Promo Code: FS240115.  This special ends  on January 16th, at midnight EST.

We are now taking pre-orders for the Waterproof/EMP Resistant 2005-2023 SurvivalBlog Archive USB sticks.   This year the stick capacity is 32 gigabytes and we upgraded to the faster USB 3.0. We had to raise the price from $29.95 to 30.95 due to increased product costs. The postage is flat rate, so you pay just $7 postage for your order whether you buy 1 stick or 100. Deliveries will begin in the first week of February. Orders must be made through our automated ordering system. These sticks sell out quickly each year, so order your sticks soon!

Today’s feature article is a review written by SurvivalBlog  Field Gear Editor Tom Christianson.