Survival 49 Days

On Monday, I read this incredible story of a woman surviving in the Nevada wilderness:  For 49 days, Rita Chretien waited for a miracle. Her husband had ventured off to get help three days after their minivan got stranded off-road in the cold, untamed Nevada... Read more

Black Swans, Why We Prepare

A few years ago I read a book called The Black Swan, by Nassim Taleb.  While the book is primarily applicable to the financial crisis (it came out before the credit crisis hit and accurately predicted the issues), it also applies to low probability, high impact events... Read more