Prepper News Watch for February 24, 2016



  1. U.S. Mayors Desperate to Fix Crumbling Infrastructure but States, Feds Hold Them Back
  2. Amnesty: Human Rights Deteriorated Globally in 2015
  3. US: 14 New Reports of Sexual Transmission of Zika Virus
  4. Severe storms, reported tornadoes kill at least 3 in Louisiana, Mississippi – FOX NEWS WEATHER CENTER
  5. CDC Team Studying Zika-microcephaly Link in Brazil
  6. Temperatures, Sea Levels on the Rise
  7. British Nurse Who Survived Ebola Hospitalized a Third Time
  8. Large-ish Meteor Hits Earth… But No One Notices : Discovery News

Prepping and General Interest:

  1. 12 Tools Every Carpenter Needs
  2. A Simple Way To Make Charcoal Using The Mound Method
  3. 5 Things You Need in a Bug-Out Vehicle
  4. Bahco Laplander Folding Bushcraft Hand Saw Review
  5. Prepare Your Babysitter | Your Own Home Store
  6. Homemade Ketchup Recipe – Montana Homesteader
  7. 20 Steps: The Ultimate Guide to Becoming a Prepper
  8. What It’s Like to Live Without Electricity
  9. Avoid Complacency In Your Life
  10. Here’s How We Got Here: A Short Primer On The History Of The Petrodollar
  11. Suggestions for OPSEC when the SHTF |
  12. Self defence for You and Your Home Without Owning a Firearm
  13. 11 Tips for Buying Your First Handgun – The Prepper Journal
  14. 11 Winter Survival Skills Every Child Should Know
  15. Army Touts Improved Lube for Rifles, Machine Guns
  16. Knot of the Week Video: Shorten or Bypass a Damaged Section of Rope with the Sheepshank
  17. Try it Today: No-Recipe Soup
  18. Experts Urge Higher, Costlier Building Standards in Aftermath of Tornado
  19. Start a Food Storage Plan Painlessly – Apartment PrepperApartment Prepper
  20. Prepping – A Beginners Story
  21. How to “Zombie” Proof Your Driveway Gate
  22. Why Every Prepper Needs To Know About Oxygen Concentrators
  23. Chocolate Cake in a Mug by Ree
  24. 100 Foot Asteroid Could Pass Earth 20 Times Closer Than The Moon At 34,000 MPH On March 7th
  25. 5 Reasons You May Want a Ham Radio at Home
  26. CapandBall’s Ballistic Tests of 19th Century Rifles – The Firearm Blog
  27. A Field Guide to the North American Utility Pole
  28. Forgotten Weapons Captures the Unholy Recoil of a 4-Bore Rifle in Slow Motion

Freedom Issues:

  1. Outcome in Apple Phone Case to Become Important Precedent
  2. President’s Column | Obama’s Latest Edict Could Turn Peaceable Gun Owners Into Felons
  3. The REAL Reason Bill Gates Supports Backdoor FBI Access
  4. A former CIA and NSA director says the US is a ‘safer, more secure’ nation without back doors


  1. Perfect Storm of Financial Collapse and WWIII-Michael Snyder
  2. Why Guggenheim Believes The 10 Year Treasury Will Drop Below 1%
  3. Donald Trump Is Right – Here Are 100 Reasons Why We Need To Audit The Federal Reserve
  4. Large Spike in World Oil Prices Could Come in a Few Years
  5. Recession 2016: In Some States, A Very Deep Economic Downturn Has Already Arrived
  6. Student debt apocalypse: Median wages up 1.6% over last 25 years while median student debt is up 163.8%.
  7. Will the US Go Negative in 2017?
  8. Safes Sold Out in Japan: Customers Hoard Cash in Response to Negative Rates

Science, Nature and Tech:

  1. How to Check if Your Android Cellphone Is Rooted or Not
  2. What Would The Stuff Your Smartphone Can Do Cost in 1985?

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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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