Prepper News Watch for February 18, 2016



  1. Oklahoma Regulators Issue Expanded Disposal Well Directive for Earthquakes
  2. Underground Fire in Mo. Nears Nuclear Waste Dump
  3. Toyota Recalls 2.8 Million RAV4 SUVs Because Seatbelts Shouldn’t Separate
  4. “Highly Dangerous” Radioactive Material Stolen In Iraq, “Could Be Used For ISIS Dirty Bomb”

Prepping and General Interest:

  1. The 5 Best Places In America To ‘Bug Out’ When Society Collapses
  2. 10 Survival Uses for a Wool Blanket
  3. 10 Ways to have Hidden Gardens
  4. Self-Reliance Strategies for Small Spaces – The Organic Prepper
  5. On Becoming a Well-Rounded Prepper
  6. Hunting 101: How To Track And Find Animals In The Snow
  7. 6 Items Your Homestead Needs To Survive A Winter Blackout
  8. The Ultimate Guide to Building a Personal (and truly portable) Prepper’s Solar Generator
  9. How to decrystallize honey – Montana Homesteader
  10. AR-15 Condoms
  11. Fitness for Success when the SHTF– Part 1, by Joseph P. Mosser
  12. How to Pick a Lock
  13. Waterproof Socks – One Step Further In Terms of Outdoors Living
  14. Cool Survival Tips
  15. How to Read a Recipe
  16. A Complete Video Guide to Sharpening Your Knives with a Whetstone
  17. Gun Safes: Just How Strong Is Yours? – The Firearm Blog
  18. Magpul AK Furniture, a long term report
  19. How To Buy A Machine Gun – The Firearm Blog
  20. Magazine Extension Kits – The Firearm Blog
  21. BioLite’s latest gear includes a stove, lamp and a pair of solar panels

Freedom Issues:

  1. Freedom isn’t free.


  1. Industrial Production Post Third Consecutive Annual Decline: 90% Chance Of Recession
  2. As “Plan A” Fails, This Is What The Fed’s “Plan B” Would Look Like
  3. China Food Prices Soar Most Since 2013 As Producer Prices Hit 47th Straight Month Of Deflation
  4. Collapse Of The Paper Gold & Silver Market May Be Close At Hand
  5. Hungarian Central Bank Hoards 200,000 Bullets, Hundreds Of Guns Due To “Security Risks”
  6. First Iran, Now Iraq Refuses To Commit To Oil Production Freeze
  7. Breaking Down the US Economy
  8. Russell Napier Forecasts Negative Rates in the US as Deflationary Pressures Spread

Science, Nature and Tech:

  1. Our Fierce Sun: 12 Months of Explosive Activity
  2. Install a Smart Valve and Stop Your Basement from Flooding


  1. Make Amazing Homemade Pizza By Paying Special Attention to the Water

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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