Prepper News Watch for May 22, 2014

Prepper News Watch

This is a curated list of news stories and articles having interested to the preparedness community. There have been some changes to sources used for this list lately, and I would like your feedback on what you think. Please send me a comment using the Contact form and let me know what you think of the Prepper News Watch.

Prepping and General Interest

  1. Using Essential Oils with Farm Animals
  2. Essential Dooms Day Preppers for Elders
  3. How to mend a ripped seam | Life and style |
  4. 21 Surprising and Delicious Ways to Cook Instant Ramen
  5. Dwight Eisenhower’s Best Productivity Tricks
  6. Make Your Own Deodorant to Avoid Allergies and Control Ingredients
  7. How to Make a Tin Can BBQ Grill
  8. Solar Charged Stereo Cooler
  9. Rendering Pure Beeswax
  10. Summer PREP School: 48 Survival Skills for Kids to Learn This Summer!
  11. EDC Bag Dump Contest: EdWood’s Kit
  12. SHTF Dental Care: Chew Sticks
  13. How They Would Stage A Bioterror Event
  14. Severe Gear Test: Safeguard Armor GHOST Bulletproof Vest – Part Two
  15. The #1 Reason Why the Power Grid Will Collapse
  16. Pill Identification Manuals and Why Preppers Need Them
  17. Why Should I Own Gold?
  18. Have Food Storage? Eat Out Much?
  19. Army Begins Equipping Soldiers with M4A1s | Kit Up!
  20. Food Storage and Survival Radio Episode 52: Lessons Learned from 12 Weeks of Eating Shelf Stable Foods–Interview with Contest Winner
  21. Ask Belinda! How to Harvest Spinach with out the Grit
  22. Understanding Triage Following a Mass Casualty Event
  23. Get Rid of Cable = Save Money for Preps | Apartment Prepper
  24. Food For Car Emergencies
  25. Heating Your Home Without Power
  26. Basic Outdoors Tool Kit
  27. Crossing Over: EDC Knives for Ultralight Backpackers


  1. China Halts US Dollar Transactions With Afghan Banks
  2. North Korea artillery fires at South Korean navy ship, and misses
  3. US test-fires Aegis missile defence system destined for Europe
  4. PetSmart & Petco Will Just Say No To Made-In-China Cat And Dog Treats
  5. US Holds Massive Nuclear Weapons Exercise Days After Russian Drill
  6. 16 Reasons Why the United States is Going to Hell in a Handbasket
  7. Is It A Bird? Is It A Plane? No It’s A Russian ICBM.. Over Iran?
  8. Who Needs The United States? Not Russia And China
  9. Russia Buys 900,000 Ounces Of Gold Worth $1.17 Billion In April
  10. Austria-Russia Energy Deal Exposes EU Disunity Over Ukraine
  11. Arizona: more firefighting crews sent to battle 450-acre northern wildfire
  12. Another GM recall: 218K Chevy Aveos for fire risk
  13. Google’s Nest recalls 440,000 fire alarms in US
  14. Microsoft, Cisco to face China chill in spying row
  15. West Virginia Doctor: Veterans On VA Waiting List Are Committing Suicide
  16. Biden Warns Russia of ‘Costs’ Should It Disrupt Ukraine’s Presidential Election
  17. Russian Rocket Crash Triggers UFO Panic in China

Freedom Issues

  1. Yes, the NRA Is a Civil Rights Organization
  2. JPFO: When Governments Fail
  3. Controversial Anti-Bullying Measure Defeated in Carson
  4. Airbnb Agrees To Hand Over Some User Info To NY Attorney General
  5. Florida Report: Some keep asking about the anti-gun activities of the Florida Sheriffs Association
  6. Missouri: Senate Bill 656 Under Attack by Anti-Gun Media
  7. Mozilla, the last holdout for the open web, gives up and accepts DRM
  8. Why Is The USDA Buying Submachine Guns With 30-Round Magazines?
  9. FEDS Steal another half-million acres of Land in New Mexico: Obama Doubles Down on BLM Land Grabs
  10. Martin Armstrong Warns Out Of Control Unions Are The Real Poison Pill Of Western Society
  11. Facebook Launches NSA-Style Auto-Eavesdropping Feature
  12. Obama creates half-million acre national monument in New Mexico
  13. Restaurants on guns: We’re not pulling a Chipotle
  14. Gun control groups accuse New Jersey of ignoring ‘smart gun’ law
  15. Restaurants Welcoming Gun Owners Far Outnumber Chipotle
  16. FDIC Labels Firearm, Ammunition Sellers ‘High Risk’ Like Pornography, Tobacco
  17. Sen. Ed Markey Wants $10 Million Per Year to Treat Guns Like Disease at CDC


  1. Is It Better to Buy or Rent? –
  2. Young People Ditching California Tech Scene to Become Texas Oilmen
  3. Russia-China Energy Deal Puts the US Dollar on Deathwatch
  4. EU And Canada To Confiscate Savings When System Collapses!
  5. Who Is The New Secret Buyer Of U.S. Debt?
  6. oftwominds-Charles Hugh Smith: I’m a Fiat Slave, And So Are You
  7. Who Is The New Secret Buyer Of U.S. Debt?
  8. Median Home Price and Salary Required in 27 Major Cities
  9. Fractional-Reserve Banking: From Goldsmiths To Hedge Funds To…Chaos
  10. The Daily Bell – Global Warming: The Incredible Shrinking Meme

Science, Nature and Tech

  1. Top 10 new species of the past year – in pictures | Environment |
  2. Scientists Claim Global Warming Will Put Historic U.S. Landmarks Under Water
  3. Google admits it may place ads on thermostats, glasses, car dashboards & refrigerators
  4. Researchers: Silverlight now more vulnerable than Java, Flash
  5. Climate science is a hoax: Big Oil, GOP, God say so – Paul B. Farrell – MarketWatch
  6. Hackers raid eBay in historic breach, access 145 million records
  7. Severe Storms Stall Cars in Colorado, Send Passengers to Shelters at Denver Airport
  8. How Spammers Spoof Your Email Address (and How to Protect Yourself)
  9. Most Doctors Still Prescribing Antibiotics When They’re Not Supposed To
  10. EBay asks users to change passwords after hack attack

Prepper Expos

  1. PrepperShowsUSA | Prepper Shows and Survivalist Expos

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