Prepper News Watch for April 14, 2016



  1. Russian Jets Fly Near US Destroyer in Baltic Sea
  2. Russia, China Warn of Chemical Weapons Threat for Europe
  3. Zika Virus Confirmed to Cause Microcephaly
  4. Major Earthquake Hits Japan, Strongest Since 2011; At Least 10 Houses Collapse, Suga Urges “Calm”
  5. ISIS Sex Slaves Reveal The True Horror Of What Is Going On Over In The Middle East

Prepping and General Interest:

  1. Summer’s Almost Here: Freshen Up Your Skills Before Heading into the Great Outdoors
  2. The 7 LEAST Healthy Vegetables You Can Plant (No. 6 Is Found In Lots Of Food)
  3. BREAKING: FBI, DHS Warn Of Cyberattack Threat That Could Dismantle Power Grid, Cause Blackouts
  4. Dirt Cheap: The Best Frugal Gardening Ideas on the Internet – The Organic Prepper
  5. Some Helpful Tips for Older Preppers
  6. Basic Grafting Techniques, Tips and Tools with Ben Falk – Walden Labs
  7. How To ‘Talk Prepping,’ Rationally, With Family And Friends
  8. Easy Sourdough Biscuits | Store This, Not That!
  9. The Best Fruits & Vegetables for your Food Storage | Store This, Not That!
  10. A Digital Library in a Grid-Down World, by J.G.
  11. Survival Basics: Understanding and Making Your Own Desiccants
  12. River Cane: 25 Self-Reliant Uses for “Cherokee Plastic”
  13. 3 Ways To Disinfect Water In a Plastic Bottle to Make It Potable
  14. 18 Tips for Enjoying a Frugal Lifestyle
  15. Beyond Oatmeal: Everything You Can Do With Oats
  16. Night Vision Stealth Cam
  17. Survivor recalls anger, frustration and hope

Freedom Issues:

  1. Review: Assault Weapon Bans: Can They Survive Rational Basis Scrutiny?
  2. Texas A&M campus carry rules: Guns OK in classrooms, dorms
  3. Of Course the Second Amendment Protects an Individual Right to Keep and Bear Arms


  1. Sales Of Short-Term Health Plans Soar As Americans Flee Expensive Obamacare
  2. 40,000 Verizon Workers Go On Strike: How Will It Affect You
  3. Incredible. US government just screwed itself out of $3 billion in tax revenue

Science, Nature and Tech:

  1. Massive Sunspot Rotates to Face Earth
  2. Ocean Temps Could Be Key in Predicting Tornadoes
  3. Wildfire forecast: ‘Disastrous season’ possible
  4. 5 Mac Backup Solutions That Aren’t Time Machine
  5. Some Bed Bugs Withstand Insecticides By Growing Thicker Skin

If you have find a news story or prepping-related article, send it in.

This is a curated list of news stories and articles having interested to the preparedness community. None of the above should be considered an endorsement or an attempt to push any particular agenda by the Preparedness Podcast. They’re simply presented here as an informative source, many included are provided as ‘food for thought’ material.

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