Prepper News Watch for June 16, 2014

Prepper News Watch

This is a curated list of news stories and articles having interested to the preparedness community. A lot of good stuff came out over the weekend.

Prepping and General Interest

  1. A Practical Zeer Pot (evaporative cooler / non-electrical refrigerator)
  2. EDC Bag Dump Contest: Ryan at TSLRF
  3. Arcteryx Aerios 10 (I use this for hiking, mountain biking, and…
  4. Spent Grain Bread
  5. 20 Cool Uses for Vinegar, Your Most Useful Kitchen Staple
  6. Survival Medicine Hour: Lyme Disease, Triage, Tea Tree Oil, New Virus
  7. The Amazing Survival Uses of Kitchen Scraps
  8. Hardtack or Pilot Bread is Good for Long-Term Storage
  9. How Long Should I Hold On To My Old Bills & Other Documents?
  10. Simple Backyard Wind Turbine
  11. Old Honey Hickory Syrup
  12. PVC longbow
  13. VHS Rope
  14. Knife Making (Saw Blade)
  15. Free Red Cross Apps For Emergencies Near You
  16. Bugging Out: Possible Misconceptions
  17. 11 Tips to Make Camping Fun!
  18. The Trauma Pak Pro, a Life Saving Kit for Major Wounds
  19. DIY Project: The Easiest Off-grid Fridge
  20. Shocking Videos: The Post Collapse World Will Be Violent and Brutal *EXTREMELY GRAPHIC IMAGERY*
  21. Learning to Forage for Food!
  22. Beginners Guide To Knife Sharpening
  23. 12 Survival Uses For Mylar Blankets
  24. Simply Dazzling Indoor Aquaponic System
  25. The Key To Victory Is Adapting One’s Plans And Options To Seize Advantage
  26. 7 Pieces of Essential Wilderness Survival Gear
  27. How to Survive a Personal Economic Collapse
  28. Do You Have an Adequate Supply of the Right Type of Socks?
  29. 5 Great Uses For Old Socks
  30. Extract A Drinking Water Supply From Your House During Disaster
  31. How to Grow Mint in a Pot
  32. You might qualify for this. And it could be life-changing.
  33. ​How To Find The Perfect Pocket Knife
  34. Woodburning Stove from sheet steel
  35. Apartment Solar System
  36. Personal Remington R51 Woes
  37. PSA from Elzetta: Understanding Lumens & Tactical Flashlight Beam Patterns
  38. PK FL2 LE 650 lumen light
  39. Ammo Prices: 06/13/2014
  40. 5 surprising ingredients in your favorite beer – MarketWatch


  1. U.S. Plans to Evacuate Many Embassy Workers
  2. Ukraine Gas Talks Break Down; Don’t Worry Until September
  3. US Orders Partial Evacuation Of Baghdad Embassy As Aircraft Carrier Arrives In Gulf
  4. Captured Iraqi soldiers ‘murdered by militants’
  5. ISIS Leader to US Troops When Released: ‘I’ll See You Guys in New York’
  6. GM Recalls Another Half-Million Cars For Ignition Switch Problems, But Different Ones This Time
  7. Ukraine PM Warns “Prepare For Russian Gas Cutoff On Monday”
  8. Lines In The Sand – The 5 Key Maps Of The Middle East Crisis
  9. Exclusive: Honda’s Takata airbag recall could top 1 million – source
  10. Ukraine separatists shoot down military plane, 49 dead
  11. New Rules for Iraqis: Repent or Die, Say 5 Daily Prayers, Women Not Allowed Outside; Grim Massacres
  12. Weekly News Wrap-Up 6.13.14
  13. GM to recall all current generation Chevrolet Camaros
  14. Jan Brewer: MS-13 Gang Members Could Be Crossing Border with Children
  15. Exposed: The Horrific Cost And Utter Pointlessness of Obama’s War on Carbon Dioxide

Freedom Issues

  1. Meet The “Minerva Research Initiative” – The Pentagon’s Preparation For “Mass Civil Breakdown”
  2. AL: Kids learn gun safety at ‘Be Prepared Not Scared’ camp
  3. Meet The “Minerva Research Initiative” – The Pentagon’s Preparation For “Mass Civil Breakdown”
  4. Report: Obama Admin Knowingly Letting Illegal Immigrant Gang Members into US
  5. Liberals Furious over SC Law to Teach the Constitution in Schools
  6. Report: California Lawmakers Push Ammunition Registration, ‘Ammunition Purchaser Permit’
  7. Human Events: “74 School Shootings” Propaganda Goes Down Hard
  8. GA: Man Sues for Constitutional Rights on Public Land
  9. AT&T says personal customer info taken in security breach by smartphone unlocking service
  10. Smart Meter Companies Admit: We’re Spying On You
  11. Grocery Groups Sue Vermont Over New GMO Food Labeling Requirement
  12. Sheriff Says Cops Need MRAP War Vehicles Because America Is A “War Zone”
  13. Professor: Statistics show mass shootings not on the rise
  14. Everytown’s List of “School Shootings” Employs Misleading Terms for Emotional Effect
  15. Obama (Again) Touts Australian Gun Control, Misleads (Again) on Background Checks
  16. Selwyn Duke: Are Most Mass Murderers Really White?
  17. Change in Las Vegas Shooting Story Prompts Alternate Theory
  18. Senior NSA Executive: NSA Started Spying On Journalists in 2002 … In Order to Make Sure They Didn’t Report On Mass Surveillance
  19. The US government doesn’t want you to know how the cops are tracking you
  20. Bikers Ride to Mexico to Free Jailed Marine
  21. CA Senator Pushes Gun Database Check, Funds for Firearm Confiscation
  22. Missouri Town Aldermen Override Business Owners, Ban Open Carry
  23. AZ Gov. Jan Brewer to Congress: End ‘Unconscionable’ and ‘Manufactured’ Border Crisis
  24. Police Officer Cannot Buy Gun, Ammunition in Illinois


  1. Dastardly War Will Prop Up Failing System-Gregory Mannarino
  2. Life As We Know It Will Change Radically In The Coming Decades
  3. The United States Of Debt: Total Debt In America Hits A New Record High Of Nearly 60 Trillion Dollars
  4. Crony capitalism and the cult of borrowing: As the banking sector is fully bailed out, Americans push aside history and begin to leverage into debt to compensate for stagnant wages.
  5. We Are So Not Prepared For Another Oil Shock
  6. The coming ‘tsunami of debt’ and financial crisis building in America
  7. Economic Preview: Fed faces economy with conflicting vital signs
  8. Money Advice Not Everyone Agrees On: Emergency Funds
  9. The economic war on the young: young Americans are being priced out of the housing market, pushed into student debt, and many see no growth in wealth.
  10. U.S. producer prices fall, but inflation still seen firming
  11. No Money Down Mortgages Another Sign of Gigantic Credit Bubble in China
  12. The Bacon Cheeseburger Index, and other cool measures

Science, Nature and Tech

  1. Don’t wash chicken before cooking it, warns Food Standards Agency
  2. No more fillings as dentists reveal new tooth decay treatment
  3. El Niño Is Coming: Here’s What To Expect
  4. California wildfire prompts calls for evacuation of 500 homes
  5. Calling Back a Zombie Ship From the Graveyard of Space
  6. California Declares Whooping Cough Epidemic
  7. New study suggests a temperature drop of up to 1°C by 2020 due to low solar activity | Watts Up With That?
  8. Obama Flunks his Climate Science 101 at University of California, Irvine
  9. HPV Vaccine Maker’s Study Proves Natural HPV Infection Beneficial, Not Deadly
  10. 6 Tips For Creating An Unbreakable Password That You Can Remember
  11. U.S. Nuclear Disaster Narrowly Avoided in 1961 : Discovery News
  12. PF Chang’s confirms customer card data stolen
  13. Why are American pigs dying?

Prepper Expos

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