Prepper News Watch for May 21, 2014

Prepper News Watch

This is a curated list of news stories and articles having interested to the preparedness community.

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Special Attention!

  1. U.S. utility’s control system was hacked, says Homeland Security | Reuters

Prepping and General Interest

  1. 3 Survival Recipes – Easy and useful for your hard travels.
  2. Garden Sun Shade / Frost Cover
  3. The Cheeky Chickpea: A Must For My Pantry
  4. Food Grade Containers and Why You Should Use Them
  5. Fish Antibiotics For Human Use?
  6. Re: Cheap Survival Gardening
  7. How To Stop The Bleeding With QuikClot
  8. 10 Ways to signal SOS | Ask a Prepper
  9. Busse FBM Ranger RD7 GB Axe Field Test
  10. 12 Gauge is Enough Gun


  1. Another Day, Another GM Recall
  2. As Putin looks east, China and Russia sign huge gas supply deal | Reuters
  3. Royal Navy’s Newest Submarine Can Hear a Ship Leaving New York from England
  4. FCC Chair’s Proposed Net Neutrality Rule Not Popular At Congressional Hearing
  5. Decline New Privacy Policy? LG Will Dumb Down Your Smart TV
  6. Minnesota Bans Widely Used (But Pretty Much Useless) Antibacterial Soap Ingredient
  7. Russia Reminds US It’s Not Over: Test-Fires Nuclear Missile
  8. Caught On Camera: Fire At Fukushima? | Zero Hedge
  9. U.S. to disclose legal justification for drone strikes on Americans
  10. Petco to Stop Selling Treats Made in China
  11. NASA Administrator: Russia Cannot Unilaterally Terminate Space Station
  12. US Investing $5 Million to Stop Fungus Spiking High-End Starbucks Prices
  13. FBI Wary of Russian Spies Lurking in US High-Tech Companies

Freedom Issues

  1. Americans Are More Afraid of Being Tortured By Our Government than British, Australians, Canadians … Or Even Chinese
  2. FBI: More People Killed with Fists and Hammers Than with Rifles and Shotguns
  3. Open Carry Activists Strike Again
  4. US Govt Admits Using Fake Vaccination Programs To Gather Intelligence; Swears It Won’t Do It Again
  5. Hacker Invoices DoJ For Prison Time; Refuses To Accept U.S. Dollars
  6. The NSA reform bill now shuts down a secret database. Will that fix anything?
  7. Chipotle’s gun ban could spark backlash: Perry
  8. Chipotle Bars Law-Abiding Citizens From Carrying Guns In Their Stores
  9. Report: Man Behind Guns & Ammo Mag, Sportsman Channel is Democrat Fundraiser
  10. Holocaust Organization Trains Children of Holocaust to Shoot in L.A.


  1. As Russia Dumps A Record Amount Of US Treasurys, Here Is What It Is Buying
  2. Russia And China Finally Sign Historic $400 Billion “Holy Grail” Gas Deal
  3. Dollar Collapse Starts in Late 2014-Charles Nenner
  4. More Adult Californians Moving in with Parents
  5. Russia And China Do Pipelineistan
  6. 27 Huge Red Flags For The U.S. Economy
  7. Report: California Drought Will Only Cut Farm Revenue 3%
  8. China Undermines Russia Sanctions with $18 Billion Investment

Science, Nature and Tech

  1. eBay: Customers must reset password
  2. Mass Fish Deaths: Millions Have Been Found Dead All Over The World In The Past Month
  3. Virus experiments risk unleashing global pandemic, study warns
  4. Microsoft rolls out Surface Pro 3 tablet – MarketWatch
  5. Beware of malicious ads that can harm computers without a click
  6. Password security study: AMZN, GRPN among worst
  7. Late Snow Falls in Northern California

Prepper Expos

  1. PrepperShowsUSA | Prepper Shows and Survivalist Expos

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