Prepper News Watch for February 5, 2016



  1. Obama floats $10-per-barrel oil tax to prep for clean, self-driving cars
  2. Manhattan crane collapses during morning rush hour, killing at least 1
  3. Zika, A Mosquito Spread Potential Pandemic
  4. Radiation Alert: L.A. Gas Well Spewing LETHAL LEVELS Of Breathable Nuclear Material: “Fukushima Class Disaster”
  5. ‘No Credible Threat’ Against Super Bowl
  6. Chocolate Demand Falls as Candy Bars Shrink and Asia Growth Slows
  7. NIAID Director: Massive Zika Outbreak in US Unlikely
  8. Zika Virus Dubbed Inconsequential Except for Link to Microcephaly
  9. WHO Bans Blood Donations from Zika-Infected Area Visitors
  10. Hillary’s Iowa Loss, Economy Keeps Sinking, Obama Mosque Visit

Prepping and General Interest:

  1. 3 Minutes To Midnight And A Terrorist With A Suitcase Nuke
  2. The Poor Man’s Off-Grid Sawmill You Can Definitely Make At Home
  3. Deal: ZeroLemon SolarJuice
  4. How to Jump Start Your Car By Yourself (yes, I mean without another car to help you) | Your Own Home Store
  5. Super-EMP Missile Launch Window Approaches: “A Mortal Nuclear Threat To The United States – Right Now”
  6. Gear Tasting 24: Glock Accessories, Jetboil’s Redemption and Wallets with an Escape Focus
  7. Monsanto’s Big Loss In Federal Court
  8. The Grey Man Theory: Living at Home VS Living Abroad
  9. 10 Must Read Survival Fiction Books
  10. 19 Off-Grid Survival Uses For A Plain Old Tarp
  11. How to Make Lotion – Montana Homesteader
  12. BYB Portable LED Light Review
  13. Warning Signs All Around Us
  14. 20 Uses for 2 Liter Water Bottles
  15. 10 Things To Replace Power During A Blizzard
  16. Getting home with a map and compass
  17. Do You Have a Family?..Prepare for Natural Disasters
  18. Handgun Accuracy (infographic)
  19. The Single Wisest Thing You Can Do with Your Money | International Man
  20. Live The Dream: Buy Your Own Doomsday Bunker In Northern Ireland
  21. What to Think About When Buying a Pair of Winter Boots
  22. Firearms Food for Thought: Choosing a Gun to Fit Your Clothes…or Vice Versa?
  23. AMTAC’s Over the Barrel Suppressors

Freedom Issues:

  1. US Gun Traders Rush to Set Up New Sites After Facebook Firearms Ban


  1. Bottoms Up! Why Gold Is Climbing: “New Bull Market In Precious Metals Will Be Birthed”
  2. US Unemployment Rate Falls to 4.9 Percent
  3. The American Dream Is Dead, And Now Even The Mainstream Media Is Starting To Admit It
  4. The Opaque Process Of Collapse
  5. Is The Fed “Seriously Considering” Negative Interest Rates?
  6. The Great Crisis Has Officially Begun (Oil is Just the Start)
  7. Mass Layoffs To Return With A Vengeance
  8. Post-Payrolls Reaction: Sell Everything, Buy Dollars
  9. 70% Of Jobs Added In January Were Minimum Wage Waiters And Retail Workers
  10. 22 Signs That The Global Economic Turmoil We Have Seen So Far In 2016 Is Just The Beginning

Science, Nature and Tech:

  1. Snow Emergency? We Have an App for That

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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