Not if But When: Getting Before “X”

Not if But When: Getting Before “X”

February 1st is the 15th anniversary of the failed re-entry of the Space Shuttle Columbia. On Feb. 1, 2003, space shuttle Columbia broke up as it returned to Earth, killing the seven astronauts on board. NASA suspended space shuttle flights for more than two years as...
Not if But When: Earthquakes

Not if But When: Earthquakes

Tomorrow will mark seventeen years since an earthquake devastated the state of Gujrat (g uu – j uh – r ah t) in Northwestern India. Measuring 7.9 on the Richter Scale, the violent shaking of the earth lasted for over two minutes. More the 12,800 people...
Mass Shootings and Why Lockdown Fails

Mass Shootings and Why Lockdown Fails

The recent shootings in Texas and Las Vegas have tragically illustrated that lockdown (or lock out) is not an effective active shooter response plan. Sadly, most businesses, schools, universities, and places of worship still view a lockdown plan as their only option....