Prepper News Watch for August 7, 2015



  1. North Korea is creating its very own time zone
  2. Typhoon Soudelor, once the year’s strongest storm, roars ashore in Taiwan
  3. Looting, Violence on Rise in Venezuela Supermarkets
  4. Desperate Push for Nuke Deal, Economic Warning Signs, GOP Debate, California on Fire
  5. Putin Lays Claim to North Pole

Prepping and General Interest:

  1. How to Use Simple Checklists to Boost Efficiency and Reduce Mistakes
  2. How to travel with a gun
  3. 17 Easy-To-Store Items That Should Be In Your ‘Barter Stockpile’
  4. The Impending Severe Vegetable Oil Shortage
  5. Natural Insect Repellents
  6. Siphoning Gasoline from Newer Vehicles without Damaging Them
  7. How to Choose the Best Water Bottle for Your EDC
  8. Quick and Easy Methods for Preparing Tomatoes for Canning
  9. 5 Reasons ‘Miniature Cows’ Are A Better Option Than Standard Ones
  10. Mass starvation expected in Venezuela
  11. Deadly Legionaries Disease Spreading Through Air Conditioning Units and Water Tanks
  12. Letter Re: Calcium Hypochlorite
  13. Sustainability: A Prepper’s Lifestyle
  14. 6 Smart Ways To Repurpose Tire Rims
  15. Canning 101 – The Basics for Beginners
  16. BASIC Disaster Supplies – Emergency Survival Kit
  17. The Hike : The Importance of Knowing Your Equipment, and the Reality of Using It…
  18. Survival Medicine Videocast #12

Freedom Issues:

  1. Stossel: Gun Control Lies
  2. Movement Grows To Ban Gun Use In Your Home


  1. How to Make Sure the Government Can’t Freeze Your Bank Account
  2. The Dow Has Already Fallen Nearly 900 Points From The Peak Of The Market

Science, Nature and Tech:

  1. Most Small Business Owners Aren’t Ready For Chip-And-PIN Credit Cards
  2. FCC Adopts Rule Saying Your Phone Company Actually Has To Tell You Before They Kill Your Copper Landline
  3. Things You Should Know About Redundancy and Backups
  4. Put Down the Acai Juice: Antioxidants Are Not a Miracle Cure
  5. Firefox bug could secretly upload your files, so update your browser now

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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