Prepper News Watch for February 3, 2016



  1. California Extends Water Restrictions
  2. Higher Temperatures Make Zika Mosquito Spread Disease More
  3. Tornadoes in the South; Snow in Plains, Upper Midwest
  4. Upcoming US Super Bowl Causes Huge Security Concerns
  5. First Case Of Sexually Transmitted Zika Virus Confirmed In Texas

Prepping and General Interest:

  1. How to Make a Solar Generator
  2. Wartime Recipes can Help You to Survive TEOTWAWKI
  3. 5 Tips for Catching Pike and Pickerel this Winter
  4. Meat and Beans: How to Make Wild Game Cassoulet
  5. 11 All-Natural Remedies You Should Stockpile For Flu Season
  6. Knot of the Week Video: Haul Your Tools with the Axe Hitch and Hammer Hitch
  7. Growing Cole Crops – Broccoli, Cabbage, Cauliflower, and More
  8. Healthy Chocolate Protein Bars – Montana Homesteader
  9. How Do You Know if Your Water is Safe?
  10. Are Your Store Shelves Thinning?
  11. Making Fire Using the Bow-Drill Method
  12. How To Shoot A Pistol: Infographic
  13. Would a Long-Duration Blackout Cause Nuclear Armageddon?
  14. Top 20 Do’s and Don’ts in Your Condo During Earthquakes – The Prepper Journal
  15. Blowgun & Slingshot Review (Video & Transcript)
  16. Americans Are Packing Classes in How to Survive a Shooting
  17. Research Shows Super Bowl Parties Spread Flu
  18. US Seeks to Improve Earthquake Preparedness
  19. Your Non-Alarmist Guide to the Zika Virus
  20. How to Handload Ammo
  22. Anti Drone device uses rifle, but no ammunition – The Firearm Blog
  23. Top 5 Short Barrel Rifles/Shotguns (and What You Need to Know about ATF 41P Executive Order NOW)
  24. Ralston Scavenger 6 Multi-Caliber Rifle – The Firearm Blog
  25. GatCrank 15 AR-15 Trigger Actuator

Freedom Issues:

  1. New Texas Law Allows Open Carrying of Guns
  2. What Is The Best Method Of Rebellion Against Tyranny?


  1. Hundreds to Lose Jobs at Yahoo
  2. Expect the War on Cash to Accelerate as Negative Interest Rates Come to the U.S. | International Man
  3. Germany Unveils “Cash Controls” Push: Ban Transactions Over €5,000, €500 Euro Note
  4. ADP Employment Growth Tumbles From Miraculous December Bounce
  5. Why We Won’t Have A “Lehman Moment” In The 2016 Crash
  6. Spend or Die! The Era of Negative Interest Rates

Science, Nature and Tech:

  1. Something New to Worry About: Connected Toy Security
  2. Fertilizing the Seas: Huge New Source Found : Discovery News
  3. 7 Things We Learned About Food Safety Oversight From A Foodborne Illness Expert

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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