Prepper News Watch for June 30, 2014

This is a curated list of news stories and articles having interested to the preparedness community. Prepping and General Interest New Ways To Pest-Proof Your Garden Organically Ten Quick and Easy Cooking Tips for Preppers Survival Medicine Hour: Animal Bites, Sterilization, Anxiety/Depression AWESOME Free-Standing DIY Pallet Herb Garden | Off Grid World Don’t Store Cake or Pancake Mixes for Long-Term Storage. EDC Bag Dump Contest: Dub’s Bag Dump Levi’s leather wallet Sharpie AA Maglite Leatherman Wave Nite… Preppers: You only Rise To The Level Of Your Training Preparedness for People with Diabetes (part. 1 – How to Make Insulin) How … Continue reading

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Prepper News Watch for June 27, 2014

This is a curated list of news stories and articles having interested to the preparedness community. Prepping and General Interest Prep Without Going Broke! 3 Ways Prepping Saves Me Money! Getting Out of Dodge – Getting to Your Bug Out Location Write Down These Important Phone Numbers Essentials for Building Off-Grid Houses 7 Basic Knots Everyone Should Know Matador Pocket Blanket How to Skin and Clean a Rabbit Peel an Entire Bag of Potatoes in Under a Minute Ammo Prices: 06/27/2014 10 Uses for Wood Ashes | Fireplaces | Interior | This Old House Prepping Your Feet for SHTF Tourniquet … Continue reading

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Prepper News Watch for June 26, 2014

This is a curated list of news stories and articles having interested to the preparedness community. Prepping and General Interest Choosing Group Members Episode 227 – Personal Safety and Security Top 10 Uses for Stinging Nettle Pros and Cons of DIY Methanol from Waste The U.S. Economy Has Collapsed: “This Is A Monstrous Negative Revision” Biochar Made from Human Waste? Introducing the SolChar Toilet How to Build a Solar Oven When Prepping Isn’t Easy: Dealing With Prepper Burnout An Excellent Brunswick Stew for Preppers .22LR: Truth & Myth | My Family Survival Plan 31 Dollar Store Items for Survival 5.11 … Continue reading

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Choosing Group Members

Be sure to listen to the accompanying podcast: Episode 223 – Finding Members for your Group One of the topics we have covered periodically on the podcast is that of teams, groups and MAGs (Mutual Assistance Groups). Regardless of how you define your group, there are common issues when determining who to let into your private membership. And it is a private membership, due to the sensitive information everyone in the group has access to. Therefore, you need to give careful consideration to the people becoming part of your group. In general, this is not an easy topic, as there are … Continue reading

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Episode 227 – Personal Safety and Security

Talking with security expert, Fred Henss, about maintaining your personal security. Fred has given this class to thousands of people and it’s one of the more popular classes that he teaches. I’ve asked him to go over his class with us. This is one of those podcasts that you’ll want to share with family and friends as a way to help them stay better focused on their personal safety. Mom, dad, husband, wife, brother, sister, and children will all benefit from this podcast, so pass it along and help keep them safe!

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Prepper News Watch for June 25, 2014

This is a curated list of news stories and articles having interested to the preparedness community. Prepping and General Interest Dimple your Own AR-15 Barrel How Heat Kills 3 Ways to Preserve Eggs and Milk for Long-term Storage No Toilet Paper Now What? Economic Preparedness & the Coming Collapse: 1 in 4 Americans Have No Emergency Savings DIY Bread Machine Bread Mix in a Mason Jar Diy Wind Turbine Building a Grab & Go Handgun Kit Warning Shots Are Not Advised Severe storms and tornado damage homes and power lines in Indiana News Supreme Court Says Phones Can’t Be Searched … Continue reading

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Researchers Find Vulnerability in Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

As reported in Voice of America: Scientists say drug-resistant bacteria surround themselves with a defensive barrier, but researchers at the University of East Anglia in Britain have found a crack in that armor. A team led by Professor Changjiang Dong studied a class of bacteria that is especially resistant to antibiotics. Writing in the journal Nature, he reports the team identified how the bacteria transport the building blocks of the barrier to the outer surface. “We have demonstrated that the bacteria would die if the gate [allowing access to the surface] is locked,” he said. This newly-recognized vulnerability provides a … Continue reading

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Prepper News Watch for June 24, 2014

This is a curated list of news stories and articles having interested to the preparedness community. Prepping and General Interest DIY Survival: Water You Can Drink Without Boiling | Dual Survival The Secret To An All-Natural Bug-Free Summer Skills to Learn for First Aid in a World Gone Mad 12 Survival Hacks Using Just Leaves What Should a Serious Prepper Wear? How to Pick the Right Tomato for Your Garden A Historical Lock & Key Visual Guide and Why You Should Learn to Pick a Lock 5 Cheap & Easy Off Grid Refrigeration Options AR-15 Upgrades You Should Think About … Continue reading

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Prepper News Watch for June 23, 2014

This is a curated list of news stories and articles having interested to the preparedness community. Prepping and General Interest Top Ten Ways to Blow Your Operational Security (opsec security) 3 Signs it’s Time to Bug Out – Interview with Jim Cobb, Author of Prepper’s Long Term Survival Guide You Know What I’m Saying – Message Ciphers How To Get Dry Corn Off The Cob The Easy Way Survival Kit Sleeping Bag 10 Ways Your First Backpacking Trip will Better Prepare you for Bugging Out 4 Simple Animal Traps For Off-Grid Survival A Survival Medical Truth Sticky Survival Situation: Family … Continue reading

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Prepper News Watch for June 20, 2014

This is a curated list of news stories and articles having interested to the preparedness community. Prepping and General Interest Scenes From D-Day, Then and Now How I got prescription eyeglasses for $11 This Is Why You Can’t Postpone Planning for Your Retirement (And How to Start) Stovetop/Oven to Crockpot Conversion Chart | One Good Thing by Jillee Training Under Stress: 6 Ways to Prepare for Defensive Scenarios Personal Defense TV: Snubnose Revolver Tactics $8 Ikea Tool Set Please, Please, Please: Do Not Leave Your Children In Hot, Locked Cars Solar Lighters, and Interesting New Item Terrorists Plotting A Major … Continue reading

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