Prepper News Watch for February 22, 2016



  1. WHO: Months Needed to Establish Link Between Zika, Microcephaly
  2. Hacker group releases information about Cincinnati Police Department employees
  3. World War 3 Could Very Easily Turn Into The Very First Nuclear War In The Middle East
  4. Experts: Invasion of Syria Could Lead to Nuclear War
  5. Flu Activity on the Rise in US

Prepping and General Interest:

  1. 9 Pros and Cons of Walkie Talkies for Emergency Communication
  2. Long-Term Meat Preservation, The Native American Way
  3. Reconnaissance and Security Patrols In an Urban Area When the SHTF
  4. Survival Medicine Hour: Sleep Deprivation, Burns, Zika, More
  5. Letter: Home Locks Review From Someone That Breaks Into Homes (Legally) For A Living
  6. How to Manage Starvation in a Post-SHTF World
  7. The Number One Knife Skill for Wilderness Survival and Self-Reliance
  8. Prep Blog Review: How’s Your Food Stockpile?
  9. Back to Basics: Are You Prepared to Defend Your Family? – The Prepper Journal
  10. How Dependent are You on Electricity?
  11. Survival Saturday: Cash, Words, and Medical Options Are Becoming Illegal
  12. Fitness for Success when the SHTF– Part 4 by J.P.M.
  13. Would a Long-Term Blackout Mean Nuclear Meltdown?
  14. 10 Spring Edibles To Look For In Your Backyard
  15. Letter Re: EMP Question
  16. 9 Off-Grid ‘Pioneer Tools’ You’ll Need If The Grid Fails
  17. The 5 Best Calibers If You Want Cheap Ammo
  18. How To Find Clean Water In The Wilderness
  19. Getting Aluminum From Aluminum Cans for Survival
  20. How to Use Oxygen Absorbers When Stockpiling Food
  21. What Makes A Good Survival Knife
  22. EDC/Concealed Carry Vest – Philosophy and Product Review
  23. Use the 50/20/30 Rule to Outline Your Budget For Every Need
  24. The pocket grill – All
  25. Breathing New Life Into An Old Key
  26. Browning Suppressor Ready .22 1911’s
  27. ITS Tactical’s Discreet Messenger Bag – The Firearm Blog
  28. Part 9: Getting a Home-Based FFL – Getting & Using the SOT
  29. The Active Shooter — One Retired Cop’s Perspective
  30. Temperature, Cartridge Pressure, Accuracy — The Effects of Temperature
  31. When Fear Becomes An Unintended Public Health Problem

Freedom Issues:

  1. Rob Morse: So, He Has a Gun?
  2. Apple/FBI fight looks destined to go all the way to the Supreme Court as more background is revealed


  1. Warning: You May Be Next: 400,000 People Just Had Their Pensions Cut By 50%: “Going to Happen To The Rest Of Pensions in the United States”
  2. Cash Ban is All about Control-Bill Holter
  3. 8 Surprising Ways Cheap Oil Impacts Your Wallet
  4. Greek Attempt To Force Use Of Electronic Money Instead Of Physical Cash Fails
  5. Fannie, Freddie May Need Another Bailout As Washington Drags Feet On Housing Finance Reform
  6. Safes Sell Out In Japan, 1,000 Franc Note Demand Soars As NIRP Triggers Cash Hoarding
  7. The US Economy Has Not Recovered And Will Not Recover
  8. An Alarm Goes Off Threatening The “Strong U.S. Jobs” Myth: Withheld Income Taxes Are Stalling
  9. Venezuela Raises Fuel Prices By More Than 6,000 Percent | Oil Price | FINANCIAL SENSE
  10. The Drivers Of Inflation: Rent, Obamacare And Minimum Wage Hikes

Science, Nature and Tech:

  1. The World’s Water Shortage Is Far Worse Than We Thought
  2. Using This Phone Passcode Strategy Will Take The FBI 127 Years To Crack Your Encrypted Data
  3. Protect Yourself With An Annual Security and Privacy Checkup
  4. Popular home security system SimpliSafe can be easily disabled by burglars

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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