June 8, 1918, Nova Aquila was found.

On June 8, 1918, Nova Aquila, the brightest nova since Kepler’s nova of 1604, was found. Remnants of the stellar explosion can nonetheless be seen.

On June eighth, 1776, Canadian Governor Sir Man Carleton defeated American Patriot forces below John Sullivan. After taking heavy losses and the lack of Normal Richard Montgomery at Quebec, the Patriots have been pursued by Governor Carleton. Midway between Quebec and Montreal, on the Trois-Rivieres, the Patriots turned to battle. The Redcoats and German mercenaries killed 25, wounded 140, and captured 236, however Carleton allowed the remainder of the two,500-man power to finish their retreat. This battle modified the priorities of the Patriots, and Colonel Benedict Arnold wrote, “Allow us to stop and safe our personal nation earlier than it’s too late.”

SurvivalBlog Writing Contest

At the moment we current one other entry for Spherical 113 of the SurvivalBlog non-fiction writing contest. The prizes for this spherical embody:

First Prize:

  1. The photovoltaic energy specialists at Quantum Harvest LLC  are providing a store-wide 10% off coupon. Relying on the mannequin chosen, this could possibly be price greater than $2,000.
  2. A Gunsite Academy Three Day Course Certificates. This can be utilized for any of their one, two, or three-day course (a $1,095 worth),
  3. A Peak Refuel “Wasatch Pack” number of 60 servings of premium freeze-dried breakfasts and dinners in particular person meal pouches — a whopping 21,970 energy, all made and packaged within the USA — courtesy of Prepared Made Assets (a $359 worth),
  4. American Gunsmithing Institute (AGI) is offering a $300 certificate good towards any of their DVD training courses.
  5. Two units of The Civil Defense Manual, (in two volumes) — a $193 worth — kindly donated by the writer, Jack Lawson.

Second Prize:

  1. A SIRT STIC AR-15/M4 Laser Coaching Package deal, courtesy of Subsequent Stage Coaching, that has a mixed retail worth of $679
  2. Two 1,000-foot spools of full mil-spec U.S.-made 750 paracord (in-stock colours solely) from www.TOUGHGRID.com (a $240 worth).
  3. A $200 credit score from Military Surplus LLC that may be utilized to buy and/or transport prices for any of their in-stock merchandise, together with full mil-spec ammo cans, Rothco clothes and subject gear, backpacks, optics, compact photo voltaic panels, first help kits, and extra.
  4. Two Super Survival Pack seed collections, a $150 worth, courtesy of Seed for Safety, LLC.
  5. A transferable $150 FRN buy credit score from Elk Creek Company, towards the acquisition of any pre-1899 vintage gun. There may be no paperwork required for supply of pre-1899 weapons into most states, making them the final bastion of firearms buying privateness!

Third Prize:

  1. A Berkey Gentle water filter, courtesy of USA Berkey Filters (a $305 worth),
  2. A $300 present certificates from Good2Goco.com, good for any of their merchandise: Residence freeze dryers, stress canners, Nation Residing grain mills, Emergency Necessities meals, and way more.
  3. Three sets each of made-in-USA common and wide-mouth reusable canning lids. (It is a complete of 300 lids and 600 gaskets.) This prize is courtesy of Harvest Guard (a $270 worth)
  4. A transferable $150 FRN buy credit score from Elk Creek Company, towards the acquisition of any pre-1899 vintage gun.

Greater than $900,000 price of prizes have been awarded since we began working this contest. In 2023, we polled blog readers, asking for suggested article topics. Consult with that ballot if you happen to haven’t but chosen an article subject. Spherical 113 ends on July thirty first, so get busy writing and e-mail us your entry. Bear in mind that there’s a 1,500-word minimal, and that articles on sensible “how-to” abilities for survival have a bonus within the judging.

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