Prepper News Watch for January 16, 2014

Prepper News Watch

Prepping and General Interest

  1. Name Brands, Store Brands, and Generic Brands
  2. Benchmade’s newest knives run the gamut of style and function
  3. oftwominds-Charles Hugh Smith: Who Has the Time and Motivation to Comprehend the Mess We’re In? Almost Nobody
  4. Treat Sore Throats and Coughs with this DIY Syrup
  5. How to Make a Stool from an Old Tree Trunk
  6. First Look: LWRC IC PDW Carbine
  7. Introducing the SIG Sauer P320
  8. First Look: Leupold Deltapoint 2 Reflex Sight
  9. How to Use a Food Saver for Vacuum Canning – Backdoor Survival
  10. Black Scout Survival: Elements of a Fire Kit
  11. Using Potassium Iodide Following A Nuclear Incident
  12. Mini EDC First Aid Kit | The Modern Survivalist
  13. FEMA Seeking Contractors Who Can Supply Biohazard Disposal Facilities, Tarps and Housing Units With 24-48 Hours Notice
  14. Ontario Knife Company’s New Bushcraft Machete and Knife Combo
  15. New KA-BAR Designs Emphasize Classic Bushcraft and Modern Style
  16. New Hinderer Collaborations by Zero Tolerance
  17. Archangel Nomad Kits Convert a 10/22 into Fighting Machine


  1. North Korea issues warning over US-led military exercises
  2. Hamas Trains 13,000 Teens to Emulate ‘Suicide Martyrs’

Freedom Issues

  1. WI:Open Carry of Rifles in Fond du Lac, Police Respect Constitution
  2. Virginia: House Militia, Police and Public Safety Subcommittee 1 to Hear Several Consequential Gun Bills Tomorrow
  3. Vermont: Burlington City Council Pushing More Gun Control
  4. More People Die from Falls in NYC Than Firearm-Related Murders


  1. Best Buy Plummets 30%, Is Better Sell Following Abysmal Holiday Sales Update
  2. Life After Quantitative Easing
  3. The Last 2 Times This Happened, The US Was Already In Recession
  4. J.C. Penney cuts 2,000 jobs, closes 33 stores

Science, Nature and Tech

  1. Starbucks’ iOS app found to store user credentials in plain text
  2. How to Clear Google Search History
  3. Hands-on with Kinsa, the smart thermometer of the future | TUAW – The Unofficial Apple Weblog
  4. NEW: Health Alert Network (HAN) No. 360
  5. Starbucks app leaves passwords vulnerable

Prepper Expos

  1. Prepper Fest Az
  2. Prepper Fest – Craig County Business Association
  3. PrepperShowsUSA | Prepper Shows and Survivalist Expos

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