Prepper News Watch for August 18, 2015



  1. IRS: Identity Thieves Accessed More Taxpayer Accounts Than We Thought
  2. Cyanide Thunderstorms Feared As Mystery Deepens Around $1.5 Billion Tianjin Explosion
  3. 4.0 Earthquake Hits San Francisco Area
  4. Report: All Out War As Russia Prepares To Deploy 50,000 Troops To Ukraine: “Cities Burning, Hundreds Dead”
  5. Oregon, Idaho, Washington and California: Over a million Acres burned

Prepping and General Interest:

  1. Want to see the future of America? Check out this astonishing survey of government workers.
  2. News Flash: Table Salt Is Also Sea Salt
  3. FNS Compact Review
  4. Breathing New Life into an Old Rifle
  5. Tips For First Time Gun Buyers
  6. Straight Talk About Expiration Dates
  7. How to Siphon Gas from a Car
  8. Urban Survival Gear: 7 Tools Designed for Urban Survival
  9. Starting Your Own Survival/Prepping Group
  10. A Glimpse at Everyday Life Without Running Water
  11. How to Save Money on Eggs
  12. How To Preserve And Store Fresh Apples
  13. Homemade Chicken Nuggets
  14. Economists Brace for September: “Building Up to Catastrophe of Historic Proportions”
  15. Survival Skills: How to Survive 4 Major Malfunctions While Driving
  16. A new “drinkable book” has pages that turn raw sewage into drinking water
  17. Severe Food Shocks More Likely Due to Extreme Weather, Experts Warn – NDTV Food

Freedom Issues:

  1. Concealed Carry Reciprocity: What If All 50 States Recognized Your CCW Permit?
  2. The New Loophole That Lets Cops Stop You For (Literally) Anything


  1. The Russian Media Is Talking About What Is Coming In September, But The U.S. Media Has Been Strangely Silent
  2. 23 Nations Around The World Where Stock Market Crashes Are Already Happening

Science, Nature and Tech:

  1. Everything You Need to Know About Windows 10’s Privacy Issues
  2. This Is How They Hack You: The Murky World of Exploit Kits
  3. Here Are the True Radiation Dangers in Your Environment

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.

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