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Staying Warm Without A Thermostat Part I

In Post-Apocalypse on February 9, 2010 at 11:59 am
For thousands of years, humans have kept warm in cold climates with fires or hearths in their homes. In the last 50 years we’ve began to build homes without fireplaces because “they are just so sooty,” and have become totally reliant on central heating. Because the ability to heat our homes requires electricity, many people are in danger during prolonged power outages. Many families are discovering this danger this week as the New England storm (ironically nicknamed Snowmaggedon) knocked out power to many homes for a few days. With their heat off, people were moving in with other families that had fireplaces and huddling in their living rooms to stay warm. It raises the question, how will we stay warm during the apocalypse? (continued..)