Prepper News Watch for January 8, 2016



  1. Why Is Islamic State So Hard to Beat?
  2. Russia Suspected in First-ever Cyberattack on Ukraine’s Power Grid
  3. Study: Human Imprint Has Thrust Earth Into New Geological Epoch
  4. US Hellfire Missile Goes Missing; Turns Up In Cuba
  5. Middle East War, Global Market Crash, Oregon Stand-Off and Guns
  6. TERROR ARRESTS IN US ‘Catastrophic’ terror event may have been averted
  7. Donald Trump Says He will end Military ‘Gun Free Zones” day one in Office
  8. Doctors Urge California Residents “Leave Now…While You Can” As Gas Leak Fears Grow
  9. New Dietary Guidelines for Americans: Watch your sugar, but enjoy the eggs and coffee

Prepping and General Interest:

  1. 4 Simple Ways To Retain More Heat From Your Wood-Burning Stove
  2. The Six Laws of Survival: Strategies For Beating the Worst Case Scenario
  3. How To Live Off-Grid With A Full-Time Job
  4. 70+ Sourdough Recipes – Montana Homesteader
  5. 10 Winter Activities Guaranteed To Boost Your Homesteading Skills
  6. Beyond the Bug Out Bag
  7. Do You Know How To Use Snow For Insulation?
  8. Worst Mistakes To Avoid When Going Off Grid: “We Wish We’d Known”
  9. Elder Athletes Grow Their Own Food: The Tarahumara Indians Part 1
  10. Tactical Tips Part-5: Holster Skills
  11. ‘Knife-Proof Vest’ Fails Test on TV; Reporter Wounded
  12. FLIR Announces “Its Most Affordable” Thermal Monocular – The Firearm Blog
  13. First Look: Ruger Silent-SR Suppressor

Freedom Issues:

  1. Obama Orders Pentagon to Test Smart-Gun Tech
  2. LESSON IN HATE Philly high schooler gets threats over race column
  3. Under Gun Rules, F.B.I. Will Receive Health Data
  4. Rising Support for NRA Stymies Obama
  5. The Home-Based FFL Series Update
  6. MS: Mississippi Governor Takes On President Over Gun Control


  1. The Dow Is Plunging (And Here’s 5 Other Reasons We’re Teetering On Another 2008)
  2. 2008 Repeat Coming, Says George Soros, Harbinger of “Impending Financial Markets Crisis”
  3. World Food Prices Fall for Fourth Consecutive Year, UN Agency Says
  4. As Shipping Slows Worldwide, Taiwanese Occupy Old Containers
  5. “Nowhere To Hide” As Baltic ‘Fried’ Index Careens To Fresh Record Low
  6. When The U.S. Dollar No Longer Exists – Jeff Nielson | Sprott Money
  7. Stock Market Crash 2016: This Is The Worst Start To A Year For Stocks Ever

Science, Nature and Tech:

  1. World’s largest blue star sapphire – yours for $300m | World news | The Guardian

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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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