Prepper News Watch for April 8, 2016



  1. A Brief History Of Zika Virus, From Its Discovery In The Zika Forest To The Global Outbreak Today
  2. Study: 7 Million In America’s Heartland Facing New, Dangerous Earthquake Threat
  3. US Lawmakers Warned Against Short-Changing Ebola to Fight Zika
  4. US Military Christens Self-driving Warship
  5. WHO: Drowning Among Top Causes of Death in Children
  6. Iran War Drums, Panama Papers Update, Economy Weak and Sick

Prepping and General Interest:

  1. Exercise Does Reverse The Effects Of Sedentary Lifestyle: Stop Sitting All Day And Start Being Active
  2. Whole Milk And Full-Fat Dairy May Help You Maintain Weight, Reduce Diabetes Risk
  3. Easy Homemade Butter
  4. Case Study: Micro Hydro Power with a Turgo Generator
  5. The Weed-Free, Dirt-Free, Space-Saving Gardening Method You Just Gotta Try …
  6. Are You Always Ready to Bug Out? – The Prepper Journal
  7. Gear Tasting 33: Outdoor Meals, Waterproofing Products and Carrying While Running
  8. Preparing For The Conflict Of Societal Chaos
  9. Long-Range Shooting for the Eastern Whitetail Hunter
  10. Waterless Hygiene and How to Keep Yourself Clean
  11. 10 Maintenance Tips to Keep Your EDC Going Strong
  12. Tularaemia Fact Sheet: What You Need To Know
  13. 5 Overlooked Challenges To Off-Grid Life That You Better Learn Before It’s Too Late
  14. Israeli Bandage and the CAT Tourniquet Why They Should Be In Your Medical Kit
  15. Crises Preparation- Part 1, by B1
  16. 30 Facts That May Come In Handy |
  17. Solo Stove Titan Review
  18. How To Protect Your Garden: DIY Smoke Bombs
  19. Dried Bean Recipe from Schatzie Ohio
  20. How Do You Handle Emergency Food Storage?
  21. Tool Tip: Choosing an Extension Cord
  22. Tool Tip: LPG Canister Weight
  23. Survive Outdoors Longer Blanket
  24. Remember: Your Eye Doctor Should Give You Your Prescriptions After Your Exam
  25. Five Delicious Dishes You Didn’t Know You Could Make in Cast Iron
  26. Review: ProSounds M-4 Electronic Hearing Protection
  27. ITS Tactical ETA Trauma Kit – Blowout – The Firearm Blog


  1. The Costs & Consequences Of $15/Hour
  2. Shocking Photo: Nearly 30 Oil Tankers in Traffic Jam Off Iraqi Coast
  3. Comparing the 1930s and Today | International Man
  4. Why Oil May Hit $50 This Summer


  1. More Than a Pizza Topping: 10 Smoky, Savory Ways to Use Pepperoni
  2. Respecting the Craft: We’re not in Naples – Pizza Today
  3. How Long Does Pizza Last? Shelf Life, Storage, Expiration
  4. Perfect Homemade Pizza: How to Bake Pizza {With and Without a Baking Stone}
  5. New York Style Pizza Sauce

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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