Prepper News Watch for February 1, 2016



  1. Zika Feared to Be Greater Health Threat Than Ebola
  2. Zika Threatens to Become Global Health Threat
  3. Zika: Not a New Virus, But Not a Lot Known
  4. US: 22 Clinton Emails Included ‘Top Secret’ Material
  5. El Nino Is Here, So Why Is California Still in Drought?
  6. DNews Stormtracker: ‘Ground Hog Day Blizzard’ Predicted
  7. 6 Cities In Michigan Have Even Higher Levels Of Lead Than Flint
  8. Zika Outbreak Epicenter In Same Area Genetically-Modified Mosquitoes Released In 2015

Prepping and General Interest:

  1. How to Raise Goats
  2. Report: Store Inventory Levels Reduced Nationwide: “Stock Up Now While You Can!”
  3. The Long-Lasting, Never-Go-Bad ‘Survival Soup’ The Pioneers Ate
  4. Kit Up’s Top Picks from SHOT Show 2016
  5. Smart Ways To Use Salt
  6. Zika Virus A Mutation?
  7. Cotton Ball Vaseline Fire Starters, How to Make and Carry Them
  8. Here’s The Quickest Way To Grow Indoor Food This Winter
  9. On Risk Assessment
  10. Raise Chickens Easily and Naturally with These Free Videos
  11. Survival Medicine Hour: Bleeding Control Kit, Herbal Teas, Zika update, more
  12. When The Economy Collapses The Government Will Implode : “The Support Mechanisms On Which We Depend Will Break Down”
  13. Mosquito Bite Prevention: It’s Not to Early to Prepare Now
  14. 9 Ways To Defend Yourself Without A Gun
  15. 11 Forgotten ‘Antique’ Appliances Your Great-Grandparents Used Every Day
  16. Dipping Candles the Old-Fashioned Way
  17. 4 Easy Ways to Estimate Height in the Woods
  18. Living Off Grid-Homesteading Skills Your Need to Master
  19. The New Biological Threat: The Zika Virus
  20. Prepper Investment Model Portfolio: First 6 Months’ Outcome
  21. How to put together your own bug out bag perimeter alarm kit… or how to sleep better at night when the “zombies” are on the move.
  22. CMP gets M1 Carbines (that you can order, right now)
  23. How to Make a No Sew Blanket
  24. The Practical Life Skills Kids Should Learn at Every Age
  25. This Video Shows Simple Survival Tricks Using Cans and Other Everyday Objects
  26. Titanium Armor Plate? How well does it do?
  27. Remington 200 Years Of Gunmaking History
  28. Winchester M-22 Subsonic Ammo
  29. Use The Force, No Sight Shooting – The Firearm Blog

Freedom Issues:

  1. Gun Show Loophole Exposed
  2. What To Do When “Authority” Comes a Knocking
  3. Illinois Supreme Court Confirms old Illinois Gun Law Unconstitutional
  4. Air Force Establishes Gun Carrying Programs
  5. NJ Man who Shoots Three Problem Bears gets $4,000+ Fines and Fees
  6. California secretly listened to cellphone calls from the air


  1. Investors Heading for Slaughter One More Time-David Stockman
  2. Retail Apocalypse: 2016 Brings Empty Shelves And Store Closings All Across America
  3. Citi On Why Negative Rates Are Like Potato Chips: “No One Can Have Just One”
  4. What A Cashless Society Would Look Like
  5. Unsocial Insecurity: Social Security Fund loses money for the first time since 1983. The new retirement model will have you working until you fall over from a heart attack.
  6. Welcome To The Currency War, Part 21: Japan Goes Negative; US To Return Fire In 2016

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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