Episode 235 – Harvest Right: In Home Freeze Dryer

One of the biggest challenges we face in our preparedness plans is food storage. Freeze-dried food has a long shelf life, but can be expensive. Now, you can freeze dry your food at home with the Harvest Right In Home Freeze Dryer. It’s a great unit that allows you to freeze dry nearly any food. Now you can control what is in your food and the taste! I first saw this at the Spring 2014 PrepperFest and decided to interview someone from the company to learn more about the unit. I had a great talk with Matt NeVille from Harvest Right, and … Continue reading

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Prepper News Watch for August 20, 2014

As listeners of the podcast know, I don’t do fear. Having been in the game long enough, I realize there is no value in spreading fear about certain events occurring. Realistic discussions about potential events is important and prudent, especially for the prepper, but the “sky is falling” mentality is simply not productive. As such, the special coverage sections on the Prepper News Watch for Ebola and the events happening in Ferguson are no longer warranted. These are events to keep an eye on, but they’re no more or less important than the myriad of other potential hazards we’re facing. … Continue reading

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Prepper News Watch for August 19, 2014

As you have, no doubt, noticed, the situation in Ferguson is being fanned by the media, anarchists, criminals, and racists. Don’t be fooled, this is not a protest. It’s a cover for rampant violence from a segment of society whom believes they are entitled. Entitled to what? Apparently, anything they want. This is not a peaceful protest, as you may have been led to believe. These “peaceful” protestors are shooting at the cops, burning buildings, and looting, all in the name of “Give us Justice!” The Police Chief is trying everything he can think of to quell the violence: More … Continue reading

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Prepper News Watch for August 18, 2014

Make no mistake, what’s going on in Ferguson, MO., is not a civil rights issue. We are seeing what we always see when the ignorant thugs of society use opportunity to create a smoke and mirrors event for their criminality. We like to teach our children the world is a nice, kind place, but unfortunately, it’s not. There are people that will rape, pillage, burn, loot and murder when they think they can get away with it. As a prepper, if you live in or near an area prone to this sort of violence, you should consider moving. Ferguson is … Continue reading

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Prepper News Watch for August 15, 2014

Special Ferguson, MO Coverage Complete Breakdown of Law & Order in Ferguson, MO: Rioting Spilling into Surrounding Areas Special Ebola Coverage (Ed. Note: This applies only to Africa, not the world) Ebola Outbreak “Moving Faster” Than Reported Cases Suggest, May Be Far Worse WHO Warns Prepping and General Interest Grease the Groove for SHTF Survival Skills We Can Learn From The Amish Top 5 Tips for Cooking With Your Food Storage Review of The Survival Key Things that go Bump in the Night – Security at the Remote Homestead Choosing the Right Gun 4 Delicious Ways To Use All Those … Continue reading

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Prepper News Watch for August 14, 2014

Another special coverage section has been added for the events happening in Ferguson, MO. There is much talk about the militarization of the police, but no one is asking the important question: What would you have the police do? The police are there to maintain the peace and enforce the law. When you have people tearing up the town, looting, and committing other acts of violence, what are the police suppose to do? If you sent “Barney Fife” into that situation, he’d get killed. As they face an increasing amount of violence from protesters, the only logical response is to … Continue reading

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Episode 234 – Off Grid Communications with the goTenna

An interview with Jorge Perdomo, co-founder of the goTenna. The goTenna is a unique device that allows you to send text and map data from one smartphone to another, without the need for the cellular phone infrastructure. Whether in an urban city or out in the field, the goTenna allows you to communicate with others goTenna users. In this interview, Jorge and I discuss the abilities of using the goTenna and your smartphone.

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Prepper News Watch for August 13, 2014

Special Ebola Coverage Actually, there’s not much to report. Yesterday, the CDC’s Ebola update states 1013 deaths so far. On August 4th, there were 932 deaths. This is only an average of 8 deaths per day; still not the global death panic some people are making it out to be. Prepping and General Interest Power Failure: A Taste of Doomsday The Benefits of Rosehip Syrup How to Use Pool Shock to Purify Water Foot Care and Survival 8 Survival Principles Every Kid Should Learn Making Hominy is Easy and Inexpensive Survival Toolkits for Your House Optical Eye Glasses and Dentures … Continue reading

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Prepper News Watch for August 12, 2014

Special Ebola Coverage Want to Know Why Healthcare Workers are Becoming Infected with Ebola? With 170 Ebola Healthcare Workers Infected, WHO Warns ‘No End in Sight’ Ebola as Biological Weapon? Prepping and General Interest Special: Ferguson Looting Lawless AZ Crowd Swarm Tucson Police, Attempt to Stop Arrest of Illegal Immigrant Ferguson, St.Louis Violence Continues: Protesters Warn “The Revolution Won’t Be Televised” Ferguson Is A Perfect Example Of How Quickly The Streets Of America Can Descend Into Chaos Total Breakdown In Less Than 24 Hours: Images and Videos of Missouri Riots and Looting Ferguson Riots: North County Business Owners (Some Armed) … Continue reading

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Want to Know Why Healthcare Workers are Becoming Infected with Ebola?

Infection control is not fun. Having to wear a hazard suit and/or gown, mask, gloves, goggles, hood, and boots/booties is very hot and uncomfortable. Try wearing an N95 mask for 8 hours and see how well you fare. People will cut corners any chance they get to increase their comfort. If you don’t decontaminate properly, infection is likely. Simply put: lack of proper personal protective equipment (PPE) and infection control is why healthcare workers are getting infected. When you don’t protect 100% of your body from infected patients, the odds of you contracting the disease increases dramatically. You must consider … Continue reading

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