Prepper News Watch for February 8, 2016



  1. ISIS supporter cites gun-free zone as reason for targeting church
  2. Colombia says 3,177 pregnant women have Zika virus, but no birth defects, yet
  3. Doctors Puzzle over Severity of Defects in Some Brazilian Babies
  4. N. Korea Triggers Outrage With Rocket Launch
  5. New Warning From CDC on Zika Virus Transmission
  6. Europe is Dying
  7. German Spy Chief Says ISIS Operatives Have Infiltrated Europe Disguised As Refugees
  8. “Fukushima Class Disaster” – L.A. Gas Leak Spewing Lethal Levels Of Breathable Nuclear Material
  9. 65,000% Spike In Reported Radioactivity After Tritium Leaks At Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant
  10. North Korea Launches Long-Range Rocket

Prepping and General Interest:

  1. How to Safely Camp in the Rain
  2. How To Find The Best Place To Dig Your Own Well
  3. Backup Heat: 5 Things You Can Burn In The Stove When There’s No Firewood
  4. The 5 Best New Pistols You Can Buy For Under $500
  5. How To Preserve Beef in Glass Jars
  6. Should You Buy Preps or Pay Off Debt? – Apartment PrepperApartment Prepper
  7. Hiding Your Backup Supplies – The Prepper Journal
  8. 6 Potent Natural Pain Relievers For Preppers
  9. How to Make an Outdoor Ice Cache for Frozen Food Storage in Winter | Outdoor Life
  10. Video: All About Zika Virus
  11. Olive Oil Braised Chick Peas with Feta | Joy the Baker
  12. Meprolight EOTech Trade-in Offer
  13. Flower Shell Turns Your Shotgun Into A Gardening Implement
  14. Survival Bartering: The Pros and Cons
  15. The 12 Tools You Need For Survival
  16. Your Handgun Does Not Make You Bulletproof
  17. Consumer Reports Shares Mosquito Repellent Ratings For Zika Virus Prevention
  18. Survival Gear Review: ESEE-6 Knife
  19. The World’s Best ‘Survival Knife’ For Clearing Brush, Cutting Firewood And Even Carving
  20. Hand Washing vs the Dishwasher – Which is Better?
  21. Turn Your Homemade Battery Packs into a Solar Generator
  22. Fewer Than Half of Americans Have an Emergency Preparedness Plan
  23. Free Heating – How To Build a Solar Heater Using Aluminum Cans
  24. 36 Common Household Survival Items you have in your home
  25. 6 Off-Grid Lessons From Amish Life We All Should Learn
  26. Reconsidering the M1 Carbine as an Assault Rifle

Freedom Issues:

  1. Lott: Clinton and the gun control lobby get it wrong
  2. WI: Governor Walker Signs Constitutional Carry for Knives


  1. Three Reasons To Be Worried About The Economy
  2. Legendary Investor Jim Rogers Warns: “Most People Are Going To Suffer The Next Time Around”
  3. DOW 6,000 Extreme Sell-Off Coming-Gregory Mannarino
  4. Iran Says No Thanks To Dollars; Demands Euro Payment For Oil Sales
  5. Bank Of America Admits The U.S. May Already Be In A Recession
  6. Dot-Com Bubble 2.0 Is Bursting: Tech Stocks Are Already Down Half A Trillion Dollars Since Mid-2015
  7. Low wage recovery highlighted by 7 out of 10 jobs added in January coming from minimum wage waiters and temporary retail workers.
  8. Saudi Currency Devaluation Would Carry Major Political Risk
  9. “Recovery” Has 45 Million Americans on Food Stamps As Bankers Pull “Greatest Heist in History”
  10. North Dakota’s Economy Has Been “Completely Devastated” By Oil’s Collapse
  11. The “Minimum Wage” Surged In 6 Cities Last Year; Then This Happened
  12. Chart of the Day: Nonfarm Payrolls and Bank Tightening

Science, Nature and Tech:

  1. 4 Easy Ways to Export Wikipedia for Offline Use
  2. 100-Foot Asteroid to Buzz Earth Next Month : Discovery News
  3. The US Southwest May Already Be Drying Up : Discovery News

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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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