Daily Survival Reader

Prep-Blog’s Daily Prepping and Survival Reader

This new feature at Prep-Blog.com is a single webpage where you can access our continually growing list of top posts, articles, and resources for prepping and survival. The list is organized on a daily basis. And we’ll be adding a post at the end of each week (Friday) to summarize the past week’s list of links. Visit our Prepping and Survival Reader page daily, or wait for the weekly post to peruse a set of links for your reading interest.

*Note: I’m going to take a break from updating the Daily and Weekly Survival Reader here at Prep-Blog. But new posts and articles will continue to be added to the blog.*

Friday: 29 August 2014
* NY Times: Experimental Drug Would Help Fight Ebola if Supply Increases, Study Finds
* Washington Post: Five co-authors of a new Ebola study died of the virus before their research was published
* Huff Po: Senegal Confirms First Case Of Ebola
* Fox News: UN: Ebola cases could eventually reach 20,000
* CBS News: ZMapp cures monkeys of Ebola virus

Thursday: 28 August 2014
* Root Simple: Worm Composting Demo
* Mother Earth News: Great Ways to Increase Your Harvest
* Willow Haven Outdoor: Persimmon – A Perfect Fall Survival Food
* More Than Just Surviving: 10 Self-Sufficiency Skills That Will Save You a Bundle
* Kirsten Joy Weiss: National Champion & Performance Shooter Kirsten Joy Weiss invites you to explore a fresh perspective of shooting with her

Wednesday: 27 August 2014
* Food: Make the most of summer sweet corn with these 10 vegetarian recipes
* At Last: TwistRate.com – Crowdsourcing for gun-related products
* Treehugger: 8 foods you can reuse before throwing out (waste not, want not)
* DIY: Make a solar powered radio for $5
* Wired: These 3-D Printed Skeleton Keys Can Pick High-Security Locks in Seconds (Why is it so hard to make a secure physical lock?)

Tuesday: 26 August 2014
* Islamic State controls area larger than UK (and they are well funded)
* Shooter’s Log: Throwback Thursday: Hunting Knives
* Treehugger: Decapitated Snake kills a man (This story definitely will not give me nightmares)
* Tracking You Day and Night: Fitness Trackers Show How Many People Woke Up During the Bay Area Quake (Scary how much info gov’t and corps. have about us.)
* Today I Found Out: Over 100 Fascinating Facts about U.S. Presidents

Monday: 25 August 2014
* Shooting Illustrated: Pistol Caliber Carbines
* Truth About Guns: Suppressor? I just met her!
* Shooter’s Log: AR Replacement-Stock Options, Part II
* 36 Ready Blog: Water Purification: Simple and Inexpensive Methods
* HGTV Gardens: Growing Strawberries in Baskets

Friday: 22 August 2014
* Science News: Humans Did Not Wipe Out the Neanderthals, New Research Suggests (I’m pretty sure we did, but whatever.)
* Truth About Guns: U.S. Army Kills Rifle Replacement Program After Competitor Bests Existing M4A1
* Treehugger: 19 Fall garden ideas, projects, and tips to extend your harvest
* Foxnews: Second Amendment Foundation specializes in overturning local gun restrictions
* Klean Kanteen: Stainless Steel Vacuum Insulated Bottle

Thursday: 21 August 2014
* Guns are not evil: 14 year old Girl from Iraq has AK-47 for self-defense
* Medical News: Looters attack Ebola Quarantine Center
* Truth About Guns: Student Arrested for Writing about Killing a Dinosaur with a Gun
* Organic Gardening: Last Chance To Sow Cool Weather Vegetables
* Off The Grid News: Ducks and Geese are better than Chickens on the Homestead

Wednesday: 20 August 2014
* Is This Real? Motorcyclist crashes, flips and sticks a perfect landing on a car’s roof
* New Scientist: Inside California’s $7.5 billion drought-survival plan
* Wired: 11 Multitools for All Your Needs, From Opening Bottles to Bike Repairs
* Truth About Guns: New Report: Nearly One Out of Ten Burglars is a Murderer
* When the SHTF and the supermarkets have been closed for weeks, I’ll still be eating better than this gourmet meal at the world’s best restaurant.

Tuesday: 19 August 2014
* Instructables: Paracord Belt with Carbiner Buckle (Nice)
* Mother Earth News: Determining Days to Maturity
* Organic Gardening: To Do List for September
* Grit: Bear Trouble on the Homestead
* Truth About Guns: SilencerCo Shotgun Silencer (heavy, long, expensive, and still pretty loud)

Monday: 18 August 2014
* Family Survival-ish:Ingenious mom comes up with an app that locks her kids’ phones until they call her back
* Today I Found Out: Alcohol Doesn’t Cook out of Food (GTK)
* More Than Just Surviving: Nite Ize Doohickey Key Tool Review
* Medical Facts: Ebola Info from the CDC
* Truth About Guns: Torture Test: ShootingSight TAV-D TAVOR Trigger

Friday: 15 August 2014
* Survival Sherpa: Physical Fitness for SHTF
* Field and Stream: Ask Petzal: Beanfield Calibers, Deer Rifles, and Gun Questions for God
* Gizmodo: Confused Sharks Keep Trying to Eat Google’s Undersea Data Cables
* Daily Beast: Meet the Beer Bottle Dictator
* Treehugger: Skin lightening creams contain dangerously high levels of toxic mercury

Thursday: 14 August 2014
* Organic Prepper: Build the Ultimate School Bug Out Kit for your Kids
* Underground Medic: How Does An Ebola Pandemic Differ To Other Potential Pandemics?
* Prep for SHTF: 7 Methods of Primitive Fire Starting
* Off The Grid News: Grow A Great Garden Even In A Drought
* Garden Betty: How Sweet It Is: Yellow Wonder Alpine Strawberries

Wednesday: 13 August 2014
* Gizmodo: FBI’s Sinister New $1 Billion Project Will Track Everyone By Their Face
* Treehugger: 7 Superfruits you can grow at home
* Survival: Three Year Old Girl Survives in Wilderness with the help of girl’s best friend
* Mom with a Prep: How To Dehydrate Strawberries
* Medical News: Ebola Virus: Hospitals Take Extraordinary Precautions

Tuesday: 12 August 2014
* LifeHacker: The Most Common Cooking Disasters and How To Save Them
* Instructables: Breaking Down A Whole Salmon
* Mother Earth News: Growing Beans: Sustainable Protein
* Truth About Guns: New From Smith & Wesson: M&P22 Compact
* Doomsday Moose: 7 No-Hassle Tricks to Keep Your Home Secured 24/7

Monday: 11 August 2014
* Gawker: How We Imprison the Poor For Crimes That Haven’t Happened Yet (Shades of the Minority Report)
* Tactical Life: Silence Is Golden: 8 Elite Suppressors For 2014
* Legislation: Smartphone ‘kill-switch’ bill headed to California governor
* Gardening: Build a Deer-Proof Fence
* LifeHacker: How Are You Teaching Your Kids to Be Safe Online?

Friday: 8 August 2014
* Wired: How to Use Your Cat to Hack Your Neighbor’s Wi-Fi
* Truth about Guns: Question of the Day: Are Hollywood Celebs The Biggest Gun Hypocrites?
* Security News: MIT Scientists Figured Out How to Eavesdrop Using a Potato Chip Bag (or a houseplant)
* Medical News: FDA authorizes Ebola test; vaccine will probably take until 2015
* Prepared For That: Solar Panels For Your Home: An Introduction

Thursday: 7 August 2014
* Pinterest: Women’s Self-Defense
* Prepper Podcast: Best Martial Arts for Preppers
* Truth About Guns: CA Lawmaker Proposes Banning Body Armor for All Civilians
* Medical News: Why isn’t there a treatment or vaccine for Ebola?
* More Than Just Surviving: 5 Popular Knife Myths and Why They’re Not True

Wednesday: 6 August 2014
* Doomsday Moose: Essential Documents to Have in Case of Disaster and How to Store Them
* Organic Gardening: Rain Barrel Hygiene
* Off The Grid News: 8 Lightning-Fast Vegetables For Your Fall Garden
* How To Survive It: 5 Steps Most Preppers Overlook
* Backdoor Survival: Preparing to Hunker Down in place

Tuesday: 5 August 2014
* 2AR: Missouri RKBA Amendment Could Lead to Constitutional Carry
* Skill: One Thousand Yard Shot with 9mm Revolver
* Low Tech: Zen and the Art of the Alcohol Stove
* Military Tech: The U.S. Military is researching 3D Printers for Food (how to make MREs worse)
* State Security: Singapore is testing a massive surveillance program

Monday: 4 August 2014
* Treehugger: In defense of large fridges
* Toxic Water: Lake Erie’s algae woes began building a decade ago
* Gear: Adventure Tested: Hyperlite Mountain Gear Southwest 3400 Backpack
* Instruction: How To Make Cowboy Coffee
* The Patriot Nurse: Homesteading – Where To Start

Friday: 1 August 2014
* The Firearm Blog: Sig Sauer MPX Awesomeness
* Organic Prepper: The Big Blackout: Why I’m Going Low-Tech to Prep for an EMP
* $100/month: Mavis Garden Blog – How to Harvest and Store Onions
* Woodworking: Build a Large Picnic Table – Outdoor Woodworking Plans
* Mother Earth News: Best Summer Cover Crops

Thursday: 31 July 2014
* Shotgun-AR: MKA1919
* Shotgun-AR: Firebird Precision TAC12A1
* Doom and Bloom: Ebola Overview
* News: Texas fingerprints Driver’s License Applicants and Renewals
* Game and Garden: How To Roast Vegetables: Rustic Roasted Vegetable Recipe

Wednesday: 30 July 2014
* Backdoor Survival: 16 Food Storage Tips for the Space Challenged Prepper
* Organic Gardening: Recharge your soil by using buckwheat as a cover crop
* Doomsday Moose: 7 Reasons Why You Want to Know How to Drive a Truck
* Backwoods Home: Small Camp Security
* Grit: A Guide to Livestock Feed and Forage

Tuesday: 29 July 2014
* Health: Ebola outbreak: What you need to know about its spread
* SCOTUS: Here Comes the Next Big Supreme Court Gun-Rights Case
* Truth About Guns: Gear Review: ShootingSight TAVOR Trigger Unit
* Security: Free Encrypted Phone Calls (free at time of posting; Android phones)
* Mother Earth News: Health Benefits of Blueberries

Monday: 28 July 2014
* Country Magazine: Salt-Rising Bread, or Pioneer Bread
* Wired: Personal Privacy Is Only One of the Costs of NSA Surveillance
* Treehugger.com: Is this the best super-commuter bike ever?
* Health: Fist bumps reduce bacteria transmitted by 90% compared to shaking hands
* Tactical Life: Megapistols: 7 Big Firearms in Small Packages

Friday: 25 July 2014
* Blunt Force Trauma Vest: CEO gets hit by axe, ice pick, brick, shiv, spike, baton
* Science News: Scientist Tara Reid says Sharknado could actually happen
* Extreme Tech: The solar storm of 2012 that almost sent us back to a post-apocalyptic Stone Age
* 2AR: MA police chiefs want sole discretion over Second Amendment rights
* The Firearm Blog: Gear Review: TAC-CON 3MR Trigger

Thursday: 24 July 2014
* Garden Betty: Skinny Dipping in an Alpine Lake
* More Than Just Surviving: Stitches, Bandages, or Super Glue
* Survival UK: Perennial Veg in the Preppers Garden
* Mom with a Prep: Overloaded with Blueberries? Try Some Blueberry Soda
* The Firearm Blog: Lightning Review: Real Avid AR-15 Tool – The Epitome of Function

Wednesday: 23 July 2014
* Gun News: MA police chiefs want sole discretion to deny all firearms to anyone they choose
* Threatwatch: Chikungunya virus hits the US and Europe
* Tactical Life: LifeCoat Low Mass Bolt Carrier from VooDoo Innovations
* Mother Earth News: The Truth About Fire-Starting Tools
* Organic Gardening: Confessions of an Outlaw Gardener

Tuesday: 22 July 2014
* Mom with a Prep: Why You Need to Take a CPR / First Aid Class to Save a Life!
* Instructables: How To Kill Ants with Orange Oil
* Survival Sherpa: Grain Alcohol: the Swiss Army Knife of SHTF liquids
* Organic Gardening: Useful Unusual Root Vegetables
* Off The Grid News: Why ‘Wild Gardening’ Just May Beat Traditional Gardening

Monday: 21 July 2014
* Crowd-funding: Device that detects date-rape drugs in drinks
* Health News: 3 more diagnosed with rare plague in Colorado
* Gun Product: MagnetoSpeed V3 (a chronograph that does not rely on light)
* Video Lesson: Hammer vs. Striker fired guns
* Which is scarier: Zombies or Apes? Well, the Apes have shotguns, AR-15s, and iPhones.

Friday: 18 July 2014
* News: Philadelphia mother whose legal gun got her arrested in NJ hopes for leniency
* The Homestead Survival: Build A Cob Solar Oven
* Health: 9 Ways That Processed Foods Are Slowly Killing People
* Backdoor Survival: Survival Basics: 12 Tips for Families with Children
* Organic Gardening: Monster Tomatoes – How to grow a giant

Thursday: 17 July 2014
* Quiz-like: Online Color Acuity Test
* Disaster Science: When a Volcano Erupts Under a Glacier You Get a Jökulhlaup
* Horrifying: Electricity-Eating Bacteria Are Real and More Common Than We Thought (Well, that’s not going to give me nightmares at all.)
* The Firearm Blog: Gemtech needs to name its muzzle brake shroud
* Prepper Product: goTenna (pricey but useful)

Wednesday: 16 July 2014
* Today I Found Out: The Man Who Single-Handedly Liberated a City of Zwolle from German Occupation
* Bean Institute: Cooking with Dry Beans
* Mother Earth News: A Brief History of Milking Cows by Hand
* 5 Little Homesteaders: Compost Temperature: Is your compost hot enough?
* Rossi USA has some nice lever-action rifles, such as this 30-30 Win. in stainless with a rail and this large-loop .357 magnum and an interesting .410 shotgun in lever-action

Tuesday: 15 July 2014
* Heath News: New study finds organic food is healthier
* Pocket Pause: How To Make Farmer’s Cheese
* Mom with a Prep: Preparedness Items to get in the End of Summer Sales
* Doomsday Moose: 4 Essential (and Common) Household Items To Have During a Crisis
* More Than Just Surviving: 10 Tips for Building a Stockpile on a Budget

Monday: 14 July 2014
* Gizmodo: Why the British Don’t Refrigerate Eggs
* Wired: The Brilliant Machine That Could Finally Fix Airport Security
* Science: What Will Happen When the Earth’s Magnetic Field Switches
* CNET: Camping made cooler with outdoor tech
* Fox 411: Belgian beauty loses modeling gig after her hunting pic hits the web

Friday: 11 July 2014
* The Economist: Military uniforms – Expense and stupidity too big to camouflage
* The Firearm Blog: Universal Manual Operating System Pump Action AR-15 Kit
* Kickstarter: Smash Cup – reusable coffee cup that fits in your pocket
* Treehugger: 3 Natural DIY sunscreen recipes to make at home, for cheap
* Sploid: The science of happiness explained in one infographic

Thursday: 10 July 2014
* Doom and Bloom: Choosing A Medic Bag
* Grit.com: The Big Decision: Picking Our Home Site
* Tactical Life: Top 12 Tactical Shotguns For Law Enforcement Pros
* Mother Earth News: Discovering Chinese Water Chestnuts
* Instructables: Space Efficient Gardening Rack

Wednesday: 9 July 2014
* Backdoor Survival: How To Build an Outdoor Oven
* Jane Baldwin is a genius: How to dehydrate Raspberries | and also Watermelon
* The Firearm Blog: Rainier Arms RA-308
* The Fresh Loaf: Homemade Pizza on a Weber Grill
* Surfing the Apocalypse: The Rocket Stove in a Greenhouse concept

Tuesday: 8 July 2014
* Health Scare: Vials Full of Smallpox Were Just Found In an Unapproved Lab
* Weather: Major Typhoon Sweeps Across Japan
* Mother Earth News: Easy Ways to Make a New Vegetable Garden
* Survival Sherpa: Surviving Large on Small Stuff
* Mom with a Prep: How to Dehydrate or Freeze Raspberries

Monday: 7 July 2014
* Sploid: World’s largest flying bird was as big as some aircraft | More
* Off Grid Survival: Media ignores Chicago gun violence
* Primal Rights: First Focal Plane or Second Focal Plane for rifle optics?
* The Firearms Blog: Beretta 92 grip and rail adaptor
* Mother Earth News: How to grow and cook Summer Squash

Friday: 4 July 2014
* Prep for SHTF: 5 Chores That’ll Still be There When the Grid Goes Down
* The Organic Prepper: Withdraw Your Consent: 25 Ways to Declare Your Independence
* The Survival Place Blog: How To Pick The Best Fixed Blade Knife For Your BOB
* Backwoods Home: Can your own tomato products
* News: FBI raids “Doomsday Prepper” home – finds food and 5 legal firearms in a safe (Oh no! It’s so horrible! He has foooood! And a few guns in a gun safe!! Ahhhh!)

Thursday: 3 July 2014
* Half Baked Harvest: Cheesy Bacon Pastry Puffs (I like 3 of those 4 things)
* Game and Garden: Healthier Crunchier “Baked” Fried Green Tomato Recipe
* Game and Garden: Everything Olive Oil
* Survival Sherpa: 5 Tips for Epic Self-Reliance Skills
* Organic Gardening: Protecting brassicas from cabbageworm damage

Wednesday: 2 July 2014
* Wired: The Ultra-Simple App That Lets Anyone Encrypt Anything
* Treehugger: This gadget repairs flat bike tires in 60 seconds, without having to remove the wheel
* Treehugger: The ‘No Shampoo Experiment,’ six months later
* Off The Grid News: Surviving A Drought On Your Homestead
* CNET: Facebook is always trying to alter people’s behavior, says former data scientist (“since 2007, the Data Science team has reportedly run hundreds of experiments without users’ consent or even knowledge”)

Tuesday: 2 July 2014
* Movie: Persecuted (What if religious freedom dies in America)
* Gun Rights: Georgia’s guns everywhere bill goes into effect
* Ars Technica: Exclusive: A review of the Blackphone, the Android for the paranoid
* Mother Earth News: Growing Corn Early
* Mom with a Prep: Redneck Air Conditioner and 15 More Ways to Keep Cool in the Summer

Monday: 1 July 2014
* News: US hog farmers struggle to overcome rampant piglet virus
* The Firearm Blog: Understanding Ballistics in Home Defense
* Extreme Tech: TrackingPoint rifle lets you hit what you can’t see
* Gizmodo: Is the Government Responsible For Sheltering You From Nukes?
* Choosing Voluntary Simplicity: Hulled Corn or Samp — What It Is and How To Make It

Friday: 27 June 2014
* Mother Earth News: Renewable Energy Options for Your Homestead
* Prep for SHTF: How to Skin and Clean a Rabbit
* Garden Betty: Growing and Harvesting Green Garlic
* Root Simple: Tippy Tap, Beta Version (a water-saving hand washing device for when there is no running water)
* Prep for SHTF: Why Every Prepper Should Have a Survival Pellet Rifle

Thursday: 26 June 2014
* Mom with a Prep: What the Heck does that Even Mean!? A Glossary of Preparedness & Homesteading Terms
* Off-Grid.net: My preparedness test
* Sunny Corner Farm: How To Grow Rice at Home
* The Organic Prepper: Quiz: Will You Survive When the SHTF?
* Doom and Bloom: Video: AEDs and Survival (Automated External Defibrillator)

Wednesday: 25 June 2014
* Alaska News: Alaska bear falls through skylight into party, eats all the cupcakes (You just can’t prep for some situations)
* SCOTUS: Get a warrant! Today’s cellphone privacy decision in Plain English
* Off Grid Survival: Protecting yourself from Attacks on our Power Grid
* Keeper of the Home: Canning: Not What You Think!
* Mother Earth News: A Glossary of Natural Garden Pest Control Solutions

Tuesday: 24 June 2014
* Gizmodo: A Candle-Powered Speaker Keeps Playing Even When the Power’s Out (so they claim)
* The Firearm Blog: Review: AirForce Escape PCP Air Rifle — Dead (Squirrel) Accurate
* Lifehacker: Use Coffee Grounds to Get Rid of Ants
* Backdoor Survival: Prepping is hard work
* Herbal Academy: 3 Easy Tips for Late Gardening

Monday: 23 June 2014
* Truth About Guns: FL Gov. Scott Signs “Stand Your Ground” Reform Law
* News: Ground Zero Cross: Court presses atheist group to explain why artifact is ‘offensive’
* Sad News: Marine who tried to wear uniform to HS graduation, killed in action
* Tactical Life: Magpul, Mossberg Create ‘Complete Package’ with 590A1 Shotgun
* Today I Found Out: How to Survive Being Trapped in Quicksand

Friday: 20 June 2014
* Medical News: CDC says more lab workers may have been exposed to anthrax
* Everyday Carry: ModuLoader Pocket Shield
* Lifehacker: Prepare Yourself for Anything with a Bug Out Kindle
* More Than Just Surviving: 3 Ways to Find Bodies of Water in the Wilderness
* Drought Monitor: Agriculture is on the Brink

Thursday: 19 June 2014
* Grit: Direct Composting
* Healthy Living: Green Tomatoes may help you build muscle
* Organic Gardening: 6 Veggies You Never Knew You Could Pickle
* Mom with a Prep: Awww NUTS! A Guide to Nuts and Their Long-Term Storage Benefits
* Root Simple: How To Make Stock

Wednesday: 18 June 2014
* WebMD: Types of Teas and Their Health Benefits
* The Firearm Blog: MGI Survival Package (9mm, 5.56 NATO, 300 BLK, 7.62×39)
* Gizmodo: How To Turn Your Android Phone Into The Ultimate GPS Navigator
* Mother Earth News: How to Prevent Heat Stroke and Heat Exhaustion In the Garden
* Extreme How-To: DIY Build a Freestanding Cantilevered Deck

Tuesday: 17 June 2014
* Gun Law: Supreme Court affirms restrictions on buying guns for third party
* Factoid: How Urine Can Be Used to Make Gunpowder
* New 16 round Shotgun: Watch the SRM 1216 Gen 2 16-Round Shotgun in Action
* Doomsday Moose: How to Create a Makeshift Splint or Sling in the Field
* Mother Earth News: How to Design a Backyard Forest Garden

Monday: 16 June 2014
* Tactical Life: Colt CRB-16RR 300 Blackout Pushes AR Boundaries
* Computer News: Augmented Reality’s Next Frontier Is Real-World Search
* Cooking: Rumtopf – Preserve fruit with rum for a fun holiday treat
* Modern Survival Blog: Dehydrated Strawberries Satisfies Sweet Tooth
* Cheap Eats: Free cookbook teaches you how to eat well on $4 a day

Friday: 13 June 2014
* Crowdfunding: Robot Dragonfly (Is this real?)
* The Firearm Blog: 26 Nosler, the new 6.5mm round
* Survivalist Prepper: From Bug Out Location to Survival Homestead
* Root Simple: What’s the Best Solar Food Dryer?
* Health Alert: More States report cases of mosquito-borne Chikungunya virus

Thursday: 12 June 2014
* Mom with a Prep: 5 Ways to Cook Off-Grid
* How To Survive It: 13 Things I Learned About Prepping While in the Marine Corps
* Organic Gardening: Fried Okra with a Kick
* Alternative Gardening: How to Get Rid of Whiteflies
* Tactical Life: 10 Best Rifle Features of the Sig Sauer SIG556xi

Wednesday: 11 June 2014
* Video: The Range Idiot Song
* Treehugger.com: Do you forage for food? This interactive online map can help.
* Belated News: Atom bomb over North Carolina came close to detonating in 1961 crash (Now you tell us)
* Is It Legal? Comcast turns 50,000 paying customer homes into public hotspots, millions more by the end of the year (Your house is Comcast’s Free WiFi spot)
* 2nd Amendment: Two Men Use Girl As Human Shield — Until Her Father Guns Them Down (but Mom needs more time at the range, or a long gun)

Tuesday: 10 June 2014
* Know Your Knife Rights (like the NRA, but for knives)
* News: Armed civilian confronts two cop-killers (Hero with a CCW)
* IndefinitelyWild: How Survival Knives Are Designed And Manufactured
* New Product: Muzzle Brake with Sound Redirect (It’s about time)
* Off The Grid News: 9 Tricks To Keep Your Garden Animal-Free — Without A Fence

Monday: 9 June 2014
* Shooter’s Log: The Next Wave of Firearm Control Measures
* Gizmodo: Articulated Hand Armor Makes These The Safest Gloves Ever (and most expensive)
* Indefinitely Wild: Why I Carry A Knife (Almost) Everywhere
* Gizmodo: Fix Absolutely Anything, Anywhere With A Keychain Toolkit
* Food Bridge: The Lost Art of Curing Olives

Friday: 6 June 2014
* Mother Earth News: Your Garden’s Soil pH Matters
* Prep for SHTF: Is a Survival Garden Really Worth It?
* Garden Betty: Planting a Three Sisters Garden
* Root Simple: Worth Doing From Scratch: Corn Tortillas
* HK has a new pistol: Product Announcement: HK VP9 Pistol

Thursday: 5 June 2014
* How To Survive It: How to Blend In, and How It Can Save Your Ass
* Off The Grid News: Magic Gardening: How To Grow 50 Nutrient-Dense Veggies In Virtually No Space
* Wired Gadget Lab: iDevices iGrill2 (great for watching the temp in a solar oven)
* Field and Stream: A Survival Show Worth Watching: “Life Below Zero”
* The Firearm Blog: How to Shoot a rifle with No Sights.

Wednesday: 4 June 2014
* Video: Sig Sauer MPX Rifle in 9mm Shot Show 2014 (perfect for home defense)
* Video: 20mm Anti-Tank Rifle versus iMac (also perfect for home defense)
* New Scientist: More than 100 missing Saudi MERS cases come to light (Saudi Gov’t hid cases from UN WHO)
* Treehugger: 7 No-Cost Ways to Grow More Food From Your Garden
* The Firearm Blog: Gunner’s Mate 12-Gauge Shotgun Shell Dispenser on IndieGoGo

Tuesday: 3 June 2014
* Joke or Real? Be ready for anything with the Lifeguard desk
* This one too: Be ready for anything with the Couch-bunker (that can’t be comfortable to sit on)
* Kids and Politics: School food fight rages on in the US (Should the government decide what your kids eat?)
* This is real: Back up your iPhone’s data right now: Huge iOS ransomware scam hits the U.S. (See backup directions here)
* Other Ransomware: CryptoLocker ransomware – see how it works, learn about prevention, cleanup and recovery (Get CryptoPrevent, it’s free)

Monday: 2 June 2014
* Weed ‘em and Reap: How much does it cost to run a small farm?
* How To Survive It: How to Blend In, and How It Can Save Your Ass
* Survival UK: Cultivating Allies
* Backdoor Survival: Is It Realistic to Grow Your Own Groceries?
* Willow Haven Outdoor: 4 Reasons To Add a Pellet Air Gun To Your Survival Gun Arsenal