Year in Review: Top 10 Local Stories of 2017 Editor’s Note: We took a look at the stories that made the news in 2017 and narrowed down our picks for the Top 10 to include stories that captured the most attention on our website through the year.
Bomb Shelter Business Booming Thanks to North Korea Threat Younger generation who had only heard Cold War stories now “seeing this as a realistic scenario” and preparing, says owner of Texas shelter shop.
Enterprising businesses are offering highly customisable options for the discerning survivalist. Doomsday shelters are not a modern invention. Burrowing underground to hide from danger is an animal instinct, and humans have been constructing their own versions of underground safe houses since the 1800s. However, it wasn’t until the Cold War made an all-out nuclear catastrophe seem horrifyingly […]