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Wednesday, 13 September

21:57

Got this done just in time... "IndyWatch Feed Survival"

With the weather here in Northern Idaho, and specifically, the temperature to change drastically starting tomorrow - well - I got this done just in time...

BACKGROUND:
I moved here and purchased the property about 2 years ago from a Californian refugee that built the house. It's a nice, solid little house but he failed to install a wood stove even though the property is covered in Lodge Pole pines that have to come down to protect the other trees (blue spruce, white/red fir and etc.) and,...

Got this done just in time...

21:48

Hurricane tornado disaster resist door. "IndyWatch Feed Survival"

I searched around with no luck locally which is to be expected and searched regionally also nothing.
The price is king of high, typically 1,000 to 3,000 and up so basically 10x the cost of a regular door.
Then I found a bank vault door frame almost in my own back yard. It weighs 360lb and I got it for $35. It's so heavy because it's filled with concrete.
The place I got it from says they don't think they have the vault door that goes with it but that they will look for it.
If they have the...

Hurricane tornado disaster resist door.

21:45

California Woman Busted With Illegal Gun: A Stock-less 10/22 "IndyWatch Feed Survival"

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California woman Leticia Sept was taken into custody after officers on patrol encountered her near a recreational vehicle that was parked illegally and found her with the firearm.  The illegal gun was a stockless Ruger 10/22, and thanks to gun laws, shes in a lot of trouble with the government.

Police in Fresno arrested the woman Monday after they found her in possession of a .22LR rifle that came up a little short on their tape measure. Her trouble wasnt with the fact the rifle had no stock, although it didnt slip past the more gun savvy out there. California law requires rifles to be at least 26 inches long, and this particular rifle was only 24 inches in length. But the federal government has regulations on SBRs too.

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives considers a weapon made from a rifle if such weapon as modified has an overall length of less than 26 inches or a barrel or barrels of less than 16 inches in length, to be regulated under the NFA.

According to Guns.com, an inmate search at the facility shows Sept is still in custody as of Tuesday morning. Her bail set at $12,000. Officers also recovered composite knuckles and an illegal narcotic from Sept, and she was booked into the Fresno County Jail on charges of misdemeanor possession of paraphernalia and two weapons violations a misdemeanor for the knuckles and a felony charge on the SBR.

So much for shall not be infringed.  Although it stands to reason that the cops were looking into the possession of the narcotics, the illegal weapon just compounded the issue with the state.

 

21:40

Newbie here "IndyWatch Feed Survival"

Hi my name is Philip I am new here nice to meet you all :D

21:39

really serious bluetooth vulnerabilities "IndyWatch Feed Survival"


[tea] [coffee] monkeys

turn off bluetooth on all devices immediately, then install the patches/fixes as soon as they become available

see...

really serious bluetooth vulnerabilities

21:37

America's Changing Religious Identity "IndyWatch Feed Survival"

Religious Identity is a changing demographic reality in several western nations, including Australia, the UK , and America. Christianity is waning in the USA as the preeminent religion, and even within Christianity, there are significant changes in denominational predominance.

I. Executive Summary...
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America's Changing Religious Identity

20:27

Let the WAR begin! (MUHAHAHAHAHAHAAAAaaaaa) glock vs 1911 "IndyWatch Feed Survival"

This is actually just for fun but hey all how about posting your opinion and your fav?


Why The 1911 Is Better Than Glock

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Everyone who watchs The Firearm Blog on YouTube should know Patrick is a massive Glock fanboy. Awhile back Patrick got a job at Brownells and refused to ship...


Let the WAR begin! (MUHAHAHAHAHAHAAAAaaaaa) glock vs 1911

19:55

How to Handle Dental Emergencies In Survival Situations "IndyWatch Feed Survival"

How to Handle Dental Emergencies In Survival Situations (This article by Joe Alton MD was first published in MD Creekmores thesurvivalistblog.net) Medical preparedness is an important part of surviving a disaster scenario and, indeed, many believe that they can handle any emergency if the grid goes down. For those who are trained to stabilize and transport, that may be true for typical injuries due to trauma. The true survival medic, however, is the end of the line for medical care,

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19:45

Florida Farmers Say Irmas Damage Is The Worst Theyve Ever Seen "IndyWatch Feed Survival"

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Almost half of Floridas citrus crops were destroyed during the hurricane and when Florida farmers survey the damage caused by Hurricane Irma, and most are saying its the worst destruction to their farms that theyve ever seen.

When the worst of Irmas fury had passed, Gene McAvoy hit the road to inspect the citrus groves and vegetable fields in Florida. McAvoy is a specialist on vegetable farming at the University of Floridas extension office in the town of LaBelle. LaBelle is located in the middle of one of the countrys biggest concentrations of vegetable and citrus farms.

According to NPR, the storm made a direct hit to those fields. The eyewall came right over our main production area, McAvoy says. Irma had destroyed almost half of the citrus crops in the central Florida area, meaning prices are likely going to go up sharply.

Many of the destroyed groves of oranges and grapefruit were actually approaching harvest too.  But after Irma blew through, it left 50 or 60 percent of the fruit lying in water [or] on the ground, says McAvoy. Many trees were standing in water, a mortal danger if their roots stay submerged for longer than three or four days. About a quarter of the countrys sugar production comes from fields of sugar cane near Lake Okeechobee, just east of LaBelle. Harvest season for the sugar cane crop is only a few weeks away, but Irma knocked much of the cane down, making it more difficult to harvest. We wont know the exact extent of the loss until its harvested, McAvoy says.

Fortunately for the vegetable farms, most had yet to be planted, so the destruction was minimal.  But that wont help the destroyed citrus produce. For exampl...

18:45

This is why people love to hate the Red Cross "IndyWatch Feed Survival"

HOUSTON (KTRK) -- At least one city leader is questioning the Red Cross's choice of hotels while coming to Houston to help with Harvey relief.

City Councilman Dave Martin dubbed the charity the "Red Loss." He made the point last week at city hall, claiming he hadn't seen the charity in his district.

Five days later, they still haven't shown up in Kingwood, Martin claims.

Flood victims like Ronald Leggett, who live in Kingwood echo Martin's complaints.

"I haven't seen them," Leggett said....

This is why people love to hate the Red Cross

18:27

What Do Catfish Eat? "IndyWatch Feed Survival"

What Do Catfish Eat? Like all other fishing, catfishing is particularly fun in a kayak. It is a simple process that involves putting the appropriate bait in the right place and at the right time. It is crucial to know that different sizes and species of catfish prefer different types of meals. This implies that your bait choice should Continue reading What Do Catfish Eat?

The post What Do Catfish Eat? appeared first on Prepper Broadcasting |Network.

18:20

Your Children Will Definitely Be Microchipped "IndyWatch Feed Survival"

An NBC News report that promotes the microchipping of children asserts that it will happen sooner rather than later and that Americans will eventually accept the process as something just as normal as the barcode.

It goes on to highlight mother of three Steffany Rodroguez-Neely, who talks about how she briefly lost her daughter after she hid behind a rack of clothes, bringing to the fore, every parents nightmare when you cant find your child.
If itll save my kid, theres no stuff...

Your Children Will Definitely Be Microchipped

17:58

Lost At Sea Survival Guide | 7 Tips And Tricks For Ocean Navigation "IndyWatch Feed Survival"

Lost At Sea Survival Guide | Tips And Tricks

Are you fascinated by lost at sea movies? Dont you think its fascinating how the characters come up with strategic ways to survive using only what theyve got?

Lost At Sea: Surviving The Unknown

While you might think it can only happen in the movies, its still a good idea to know how to survive, should you ever find yourself lost at sea. Even with limited resources and unknown dangers, it is still possible to survive if youre equipped with the proper knowledge. Read on to know the most important things to keep in mind when you find yourself lost in the waters.

RELATED: Man Survives 14 Months Lost at Sea

1. Drink Water

Drink Water | Lost At Sea Survival Guide | 7 Tips And Tricks
One of the ironies of being stuck adrift the sea or ocean is you are surrounded by water but wont be able to drink it. Drinking salt water will only make you thirstier and can even make you ill. Instead, collect rain water with any container or cloth you have with you and stock up.

RELATED: Drinking Water for Survival | 8 Reasons Why Its Important

2. Build Shelter and Find Clothing

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17:48

Step One- 72 Hour Suitcase "IndyWatch Feed Survival"

Seems very simple, the officials say to have a 72 hour kit. I am in the process of making a 72 hour kit for my daughter. Please note chances are high that she will be at my door if an emergency ever happens but I would like for her and her boyfriend to be prepped just in case. I want to keep things at a lower cost. I know that putting a dollar amount vs. a life is bad but this is a basic 72 hours kit that may never be used so wasting money on the latest and greatest is not what I want to...

Step One- 72 Hour Suitcase

17:08

Another whizbang chainsaw sharpener. "IndyWatch Feed Survival"

OK....I'll admit, I'm a sucker for chainsaw sharpeners. Over the years, I've bought a Granberg File/guide attachment, went back to a plain file, then a 12v Granberg chain grinder (like a Dremel tool), then went back to a file, then a bench mounted Harbor Freight grinder (really didn't like that one) , and back to a hand file.....the only thing I've improved a hand file with is a file guide like this Oregon one.....like the wood handle, and angle marks....keeps you hand filing pretty good....

Another whizbang chainsaw sharpener.

17:00

Prepping For A Nuclear War: 10 Foods To Grow To Help Reduce Radiation Effects "IndyWatch Feed Survival"

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With the threat from North Korea of a potential and possibly imminent nuclear war on the horizon, many preppers have taken to gathering items which protect them from the effects of radiation.  Food can do that as well, and here are ten things you can grow to reduce that damages done by radiation.

Its terrifying to think about, but there may come a day when the United States will be struck by one or more nuclear weapons.  Because of this, Natural News compiled a list of the ten best foods to grow in case this horrific scenario becomes a macabre reality.

  1. Potatoes

    In the event of a nuclear attack, one of the first organs that will be affected by the nuclear fallout and radiation is the thyroid gland. The reason the thyroid is affected first is primarily because radioactive iodine is absorbed by the gland extremely quickly. Unbeknownst to most people, though, potato skins contain high amounts of iodine, which can be used by the body to shield the cells from radioactive material, like nuclear fallout. Potatoes are also one of the easiest and heartiest crops to grow, making them a no-brainer for anyone who is serious about prepping for a nuclear attack.

  2. Strawberries

    Like potatoes, strawberries are extremely easy to grow. All you really need is some soil, some water and a spot on the windowsill, and in no time at all, you will be able to enjoy a plethora of fresh, juicy berries. Strawberries also contain several important nutrients and are a good source of iodine. Its also been thought that eating strawberries can help prevent breast cancer.

  3. Cranberries

    The great thing about...

16:56

Best Rocket Stoves To Make Yourself Or Purchase "IndyWatch Feed Survival"

Rocket stoves are popular right now. Like any type of camping gear you can spend a few dollars or hundreds. Before you go out and buy a propane gas camp stove and spend a lot, it may be worth it to look into the many options in the world of rocket stoves. There are a. . . Read More

16:52

Disinformation: How It Works "IndyWatch Feed Survival"

Some food for thought whenever we watch or read the so called news... ANY of it...

what wing it leans toward don't really matter... claims are the KGB/Soviets used this a lot!

interesting read if nothing else...


Disinformation: How It Works

Major disinformation trend in 2017: Fascists were the good guys? - Personal...

Disinformation: How It Works

16:19

Pounds of Flour or Wheat for Preparedness Bread "IndyWatch Feed Survival"

Yesterday we polled our audience to discover how many loaves of bread are consumed every week in their household. Based on the results we can work out a few things for survival & preparedness. 1. How much flour storage to make your own bread 2. How much wheat storage to make your own bread From those who responded to our poll question, the majority go through 1 loaf (or less) of bread each week. 1. up to 1.0 loaf (64%) 2. 1.5 loaves (19%) 3. 2.0 loaves (8%) 4. 2.5 loaves (5%) 5. 3+ loaves (4%) The following data (pounds

The post Pounds of Flour or Wheat for Preparedness Bread appeared first on Modern Survival Blog.

16:18

Preppers Daily News: Introducing a News Website by Preppers, for Preppers "IndyWatch Feed Survival"

Preppers are often current events junkies I know I certainly am. We check out the news in a different way than the non-prepared. We want to know things like:...

14:54

Hurricane Irma, Limbaugh & Water "IndyWatch Feed Survival"

Unsure if people listen to Rush Limbaugh but pre-Irma, during the build up, he made some observations regarding water.

"Well, the TV stations begin reporting this, and the panic begins to increase. And then people end up going to various stores to stock up on water and whatever they might need for home repairs and batteries, and all this that theyre advised to get, and a vicious circle is created. You have these various retail outlets who spend a lot of advertising dollars with...
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Hurricane Irma, Limbaugh & Water

14:30

Hacking The Power Grid: They Can Induce Blackouts On American Soil AT WILL "IndyWatch Feed Survival"

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The American power grid has been hacked.  It also appears that these hackers may take down the entire grid at will and induce blackouts when and where they choose.

For an unknown reason, however, the hackers restrained themselves from taking down the power like they did in Ukraine recently.  They simply hacked their way into the system, although speculation is that they just wanted to look aroundfor now.

You could have seen this one coming a mile away. The narrative is taking shape, folks. The boogie men are being put into place and when the time is right, The Powers That Shouldnt Be, will send the signal to their henchmen to set off the next crisis, stoking fear in everyones hearts. Out of chaos, order! The Daily Sheeple

A report by internet security experts, Symantec, says that a hacking group called Dragonfly 2.0 has gained access to 20 power company networks.

The targets were in the United States, Turkey, and Switzerland. According to Symantec, the hackers did gain access to the interface they would need to control the power equipment, with which they could cause a widespread blackout.

According to one expert, they were just in there looking around. John Hultquist, a researcher for FireEye security, said of another such intrusion, In our experience groups that have solely targeted energy like this have been carrying out reconnaissance for attack. Organic Prepper

Yet Fortune claims that we...

14:07

List of the Best Survival Schools in the USA "IndyWatch Feed Survival"

One of the best investments I ever spent was enrolling in a 3-day survival school course with my family.  Not only did we get to learn a lot of new skills while enjoying breathtaking nature, but we also met a lot of like-minded people.  Some of them went on to become good friends! If you []

The post List of the Best Survival Schools in the USA appeared first on Primal Survivor.

11:35

Old school kerosene can availability? "IndyWatch Feed Survival"

I use a good amount of kerosene for my lamps and lanterns. I've adopted a system now where I'm using a minimum of two cans, one gallon, and one quart to do my refueling. This works, but in every barn of my youth there was a better solution. I have yet to find a can as simple and efficient in design as the old one gallon bail handle kerosene can with a spout. It wasn't too big, balanced well and was easy to control the pour from. I've even found new production one and two gallon cans of...

Old school kerosene can availability?

11:31

The Beer Tent "IndyWatch Feed Survival"

This is just a place discuss beer. I will moderate this thread, but will not moderate consumption! b::
viewdrunk_214.

11:26

How to make Bannock or Indian Bread, the food of mountain men "IndyWatch Feed Survival"

Back in the 18th century, every day was a survival situation for most people in North America. Obtaining and eating foods with a high-calorie intake was a great challenge. The taste wasnt a priority back then and people were looking for calories and durability. Such food is the bannock or Indian bread, and it is ... Read more...

The post How to make Bannock or Indian Bread, the food of mountain men was written by Dan Mowinski and appeared first on Prepper's Will.

09:13

Prepping should not be 24/7 serious "IndyWatch Feed Survival"

Prepping should not be 24/7 serious Ray Becker The Ray Becker Show Audio player provided! In the first segment I cover the equities markets, metals, the dollar, Shanghai metal prices, BDI, VIXAll of the Indicators that weve been following. I believe that it is critical for us to closely monitor all activity at the beginning Continue reading Prepping should not be 24/7 serious

The post Prepping should not be 24/7 serious appeared first on Prepper Broadcasting |Network.

08:36

Reclassification Of Firearms In Australia! "IndyWatch Feed Survival"



One of our legal minds has been looking at the appearance provisions of the Victorian Firearms Act 1996.
The offending provisions are found in sections 3A and 3B of the Act which give the Chief Commissioner broad powers to either temporarily or permanently recategorise Cat A or B firearms on the basis of appearance. 
In fact, if you read what he has to say carefully, youll see its worse than that. The Chief Commissioner can recategorise firearms for reasons which go beyond appearance or for no reason at all.
...

07:14

What Happens When Lightning Hits A River? "IndyWatch Feed Survival"

This is video that is being passed around. Titled:
What Happens When Lightning Hits A River?


07:10

Biotech Breakthrough Could Save Millions Of Lives And Billions Of Dollars "IndyWatch Feed Survival"

This report is a PAID ADVERTISEMENT from Oilprice.com

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Someone dies of a stroke every 4 minutes in the United States. Globally, 15 million people suffer a stroke every year. Its debilitating physically and financiallybut one little-known company has developed a medical device that hopes to challenge that deadly statistic.

Its been quietly developing this new technology for 10 years. Now its released updated preliminary clinical trial results, and signed a manufacturing deal which could make a significant impact in the medical device industry.

After a decade of painstaking development, were now nearing the end of the long road to validation, and for investors who understand this industry, this could be the critical juncture.

The little-known company is CVR Medical (TSX:CVM.V; OTC:CRRVF), and its potentially life-saving device is the Carotid Stenotic Scan (CSS)a technology designed to detect stenosis within arteries, or Ischemia, which is the leading indicator of strokes.

Of the 15 million people who suffer stroke every year, some 6 million are killed, while 5 million are rendered permanently disabled, according to the World Heart Foundation.

But there has been no cost-effective way to screen for Ischemia.

So, when a biotech company offers a potential solution to help prevent the second-leading cause of death in the worldand then releases positive preliminary clinical trial results, investors listen.

Now its hoping to charge out of the gate and take the market by storm once it manages to gain FDA market clearance.

In the m...

06:42

Thought I'd drop an intro "IndyWatch Feed Survival"

hi to all , paddler here from the wilds of Tasmania Australia , am civil engineer by profession ,ex army and so on , have been and lived many places but am now settled in Tas , been here for 19 years now , live by the sea great views , and have cabin up the highlands for a bit of r&r , looks like I have some reading to do and learn a few new skills ,glad to be on board , good luck to all in your own personal ventures

Cheers Paddler

06:13

Personal threat status is rising "IndyWatch Feed Survival"

So there is a fire burning in Waterton National Park in southwest Alberta. The Waterton townsite and park were evacuated last week. Last night the fire left the park to the east and some areas to the west of me, about 30km, are now evacuating.

This is a photo taken from my front door this morning. The smoke is currently rising and blowing over my town which is actually a nice reprieve from the last few days when it was blowing through town. What the photo doesn't show is the eerie...

Personal threat status is rising

01:36

Roll call, Irma Survivors. "IndyWatch Feed Survival"

Can't wait to hear from the Florida Monkeys as they come back on line.
Must admit that u-tube & cell phones actually came through. My Generac 4000 XL generator suddenly began to shut itself off after only a couple of seconds running. Thing 1's other half searched u-tube from his cell and we found a video detailing a problem with the oil sensing sensor. Disconnected the sensor wire bundle and that ended the problem. I'll need to take the generator in for a new sensor once things return to...

Roll call, Irma Survivors.

00:00

The Death Of Free Speech Is Imminent: Government Begins Censorship Of Media Through Disingenuous Means "IndyWatch Feed Survival"

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The death of free speech is imminent.  Anyone with access to a computer and the internet can see that the United States mainstream media is nothing more than a propaganda machine designed to brainwash the masses into a lemming-like agreement with the government.

And now, its oh-so-ironic that the same government that tells the media what to report on in order brainwash the public is seeking to quiet those who disagree and label them as propaganda.  Some may call it fake news, others just want a different opinion rather than the left-leaning media hysteria we are accustomed to.  But now, media outlet RT (Russia Today), founded in Russia will have to register with the United States as foreign media; which will forever give it the inaccurate title of propaganda.

The war the US establishment wages with our journalists is dedicated to all the starry-eyed idealists who still believe in freedom of speech. Those who invented it, have buried it, Margarita Simonyan, RTs editor-in-chief, said about the registration.

Media organizations have been exempted from the law, which is wide-ranging in its disclosure requirements and generally applies to political consultants and those working in lobbying or public relations. It would be a felony if RT is found to have willfully failed to register a...

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22:00

Conspiracy Fact? Hurricane Harvey Survivors Taken To Wal-Mart FEMA Camps "IndyWatch Feed Survival"

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Weve all heard the saying, its only a conspiracy theory until its proven a fact.  And some in Texas think that survivors of Hurricane Harvey are being taken to Wal-Mart stores and held until they can be relocated to a more permanent location, aka, a FEMA camps.

FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) is at the heart of many conspiracy theories, and one only needs to do a simple Google search to discover the fact in that statement. YouTube user Taj Longino posted a short video claiming that people are being rounded up for relocation to FEMA camps.

That was not the only video either, by far, of what some are continuing to allege as FEMA camp transportation. YouTuber 2LiterJay 21 has a more in depth video complete with his theories as to what is happening in Texas in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.

Some of the videos and commenters on these videos are even accusing those who work for FEMA of stealing phones and computers so that communication with the outside is all but impossible. And unfortunately, because situations were so dire, most people were all too happy to do and go exactly where FEMA was demanding.

But FEMA put out their own statement, advising against listening to rumors about the agency.

To dispel some of the false rumors circulating on the internet and social media, FEMA created a dedicated website to address some of the most common themes. Remember, if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. Visit ...

21:00

Rise Of The Machines: U.S. Military to Have More ROBOT Soldiers Than Human by the Year 2025 "IndyWatch Feed Survival"

This report was originally published by Lance D Johnson at NaturalNews.com

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Warfare is being reinvented. Like a scene out of The Terminator, the future of warfare is destined to include robot soldiers, unmanned aerial assault, and self-driving, weaponized vehicles. An $11 million contract approved by the Pentagon has been awarded to Six3 Advanced Systems. The US Department of Defense is calling on Six3 to design, develop, and validate system prototypes for a combined-arms squad. By the year 2025, experts predict that the U.S. military will have more robot soldiers than humans.

According to the U.S. Department of Defense directive, the new American fighting squad is meant to combine humans and unmanned assets, ubiquitous communications and information, and advanced capabilities in all domains to maximize squad performance in increasingly complex operational environments.

Unmanned, self-driving, weaponized vehicles

The military aims to test a new system prototype by mid 2019. The robotic fleet may include underwater drones and unmanned Army trucks that drive themselves. The Army already has plans to test the unmanned vehicles at the Blue Water Bridge in Michigan. This will be the first time the Army has ever unleashed self-driving vehicles onto public roads. The test will take place on Interstate 69 highway in Michigan.

The U.S. military is very likely to pursue forms of automation that reduce back-office costs over time, as well as remove soldiers from non-combat deployments where they might face risk from adversaries on fluid battlefields, such as in transportation, says Michael Horowitz, an expert on weaponized robots.

Just as in the civilian economy, automation will likely have a big impact on military organizations in logistics and manufacturing. The US military has already cut costs using technology; for instance, warships such as the USS Zumwalt are now operated by 50 percent fewer soldiers than previous crews.

The robot technology will accompany soldiers on dangerous mission...

20:00

Senator Warns Of Imminent Nuke Attack On SeattleBut A Law Forbids Them From Preparing "IndyWatch Feed Survival"

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A United States senator has just warned that a nuclear attack by North Korea is imminent.  He wants Washinton state to prepare for the strike, but right now, a little law is getting in his way.

According to Senator Mark Miloscia, the danger to Washington state, which is the closest part of the contiguous US to North Korea, is starting to become imminent. Miloscia has warned that the threat of a nuclear attack is growing with each weapons test done by the North and their defiant leader, Kim Jong-Un.  He is urging lawmakers to back the bid for an emergency response plan when they meet tomorrow. But hell be fighting against a law that says the state of Washington cannot prepare for a nuclear war.

Its a throwback to the Cold War when it was feared that planning for a nuclear strike might suggest the US was preparing to launch one itself and expected a response.

Most people dont realize that sometimes, not only does the government not have a plan, they deliberately avoid making a plan for political reasons.

That may sound totally asinine, but its absolutely true. Especially in the state of Washington. With all the hype surrounding North Koreas missile tests, many states are reexamining their nuclear preparedness plans, except in Washington, where apparently its illegal for state authorities to even make those plans. Ready Nutrition

State law does not allow any advanced planning, said Karina Shagren with the Washington State Emergency Management Division. RCW 38.52.030, passed in 1983, says The comprehensive, all-hazard emergency plan authorized under this subsection may not include preparation for emergency evacuation or relocation of residents in anticipa...

19:37

Thoughts from a Trip to the Knife Store "IndyWatch Feed Survival"

My youngest loves knives and has been talking about getting a pocket knife. This weekend we took a field trip to a knife store. Wow, what a selection and education (for me). We looked at all the name brand, very well made knives plus they had a bargain basement (my words, not theirs) display of knives from China and such. We skipped the bargain basement display because that is not what he is looking for.

The kid held different knives, talked to the sales people and we ended up leaving...

Thoughts from a Trip to the Knife Store

18:38

14 Lost Emergency Care Tips From 100 Years Ago "IndyWatch Feed Survival"

What do you do in an emergency situation when no doctor is available? Unfortunately, we sometimes find ourselves in these situations. The problem compounds under survival conditions with no 911 calls and no emergency room nearby. When the day comes, you may need this first-aid wisdom from 100 years ago.

14 Lost Emergency Care Tips From 100 Years Ago

In the Mid-19th century, tobacco companies began putting helpful cards included in each pack of cigarettes. This set of cards taught helpful first aid tips. Designed to encourage brand loyalty, the cards here have a picture on one side and the first-aid tip on the reverse. Many of these tips from a 100 years ago are still valuable today, especially in emergency situations.

14 Lost Emergency Care Tips From 100 Years Ago


#1. Strapping a Wound:

  • Cut two pieces of bandage tape long enough to reach several inches past the wound on each side.
  • On one piece of tape, cut a rectangular hole in the center, one-third of the width of the tape and two inches long.
  • At the center of the other piece of tape, cut away one third of the width in a two-inch strip on each side, leaving a two inch strip in the center that is only one-third of the total width.
  • Thread the second piece of tape through the hole in the first, forming a x from the tape.
  • Fix the bottom leg of the x on each side to the skin adjacent to the wound.
  • Grasp the top sections of tape and pull tightly, drawing the skin together. Secure the upper pieces of tape over the lower section, holding the skin tightly together.

Related: 26 Practical Survival Uses for Duct Tape


#2. Tourniquet To stop bleeding from an artery below the middle of the arm:

  • ...

17:30

Testing Reveals Floodwater In Houston Homes Contain Toxins "IndyWatch Feed Survival"

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Photo: Flooding in Rockport, Texas in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey

 

Residents in Houston need to take precautions, as testing of the flood waters left by Hurricane Harvey came back showing bacteria and toxic matter abundant in the homes devastated by the storm.

It is not clear how far the toxic waters have spread but Fire Chief Samuel Pea of Houston said over the weekend that there had been breaches at numerous waste treatment plants. The Environmental Protection Agency said on Monday that 40 of 1,219 such plants in the area were not working. According to the New York Times, the results of testing have been worrisome.

Water flowing down Briarhills Parkway in the Houston Energy Corridor contained Escherichia coli, a measure of fecal contamination, at a level more than four times that considered safe. In the Clayton Homes public housing development downtown, along the Buffalo Bayou, scientists found what they considered astonishingly high levels of E. coli in standing water in one familys living room levels 135 times those considered safe as well as elevated levels of lead, arsenic and other heavy metals in sediment from the floodwaters in the kitchen.- The New York Times

Theres pretty clearly sewage contamination, and its more concentrated inside the home than outside the home, said Lauren Stadler, an assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering at Rice University who participated in The Timess research. It suggests to me that conditions inside the home are more ideal for bacteria to grow and concentrate. Its warmer and the water has stagnated for days and days. I know some kids were playing in the floodwater outside those places. Thats concerning to me.

Residents and medical profession...

17:14

The Newly Leaked Secret to Hire a SEO Consultant Disclosed "IndyWatch Feed Survival"

Ok, I Think I Understand Hire a SEO Consultant, Now Tell Me About Hire a SEO Consultant!

Because you can see, a search engine marketing consultant can either supply you with an invaluable provider, knowledge or both. A search engine optimization consultant assists your site to make the most of the distinct social media as avenues for promoting your brand. Because of this, you are going to want to select a search engine optimization consultant that provides easy-to-understand reports as a piece of their expert services.

In regards to selecting the search engine optimization consultant thats right for you, you have to understand your goals to pinpoint who can help your business the most. The search engine optimisation consultant is also supposed to check into these minute information and supply solutions for them. An expert SEO consultant validates hyperlink profile related to your site then he decides if its still crucial in retaining or breaking the hyperlink.

Finding the Best Hire a SEO Consultant

Otherwise, you want a search engine optimization Consultant and heres why. The search engine optimisation consultant has to have an in-depth understanding of the tools and techniques to discover a set of the most relevant keyword phrases which will assist the businesss website to construct organic traffic. Our search engine marketing consultant can either work with your current staff or carry out the services ourselves. A dependable search engine optimization consultant wont ever guarantee quick effects, and they stay abreast of Googles changes. A professional search engine marketing consultant has to be capable of understanding the marketing aims of the customer. Whether or not you are searching for a local or an international search engine marketing consultant, you wish to be sure the next services are included in your package.

Our search engine marketing consultants are some of the the best in the business, and theyre able to help optimize your sites traffic, clicks, and sales. Until and unless the search engine optimisation consultant knows the tools to gauge the metrics of the employed search engine optimization campaign, he wouldnt be in a position to suggest the improvements that could be earned in the campaign. A skilled SEO consultant knows what should and shouldnt be done to your site to optimize your on-page search engine optimization results.

The function of a search engine optimization Consultant Some search engine marketing consultants might be used to help your organization consistently grow and increase sales. A se...

16:52

Swedish Police Cannot Cope With Huge Numbers of Rapes Since Migrants Arrived "IndyWatch Feed Survival"

This report was originally published by Paul Joseph Watson at Infowars.com

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A journalist investigating the rape of a 12-year-old girl in Sweden was told that police have not even interviewed the prime suspect two months later because authorities cannot cope with the sheer volume of cases since Sweden opened its borders to mass immigration two years ago.

Back in July, the 12-year-old girl was dragged into a restroom by an older man in the center of Stenungsund before being beaten, raped and threatened with death.

Knowing the identity of the culprit, the girls mother immediately reported him to police, but authorities have yet to even interrogate the suspect two months later despite knowing his name and address.

According to journalist Joakim Lamotte, the girl is still being confronted and taunted by the rapist on the streets of Stenungsund.

When Lamotte contacted authorities, he was told that the case hasnt been acted on because police cannot cope with the workload of having so many rape cases to investigate.

Do you know how many rapes we have? Lamotte was told by the police officer in a conversation he recorded and uploaded to YouTube.

No, I dont. But Ive talked to the mother and her daughter feels very bad because of this, and I know who this man is, I have his name, address, social security number and everything, and, I mean, you havent even interrogated him yet, isnt that remarkable? asked Lamotte.

Well, you might think so, but we have so many similar issues and so few people available we cannot cope with the workload, responded the police officer.

That sounds unbelievable. A 12-year-old girl who is raped, its just a child, said Lamotte.

...

15:42

Traveling as a Prepper! "IndyWatch Feed Survival"

Traveling as a Prepper. Forrest Garvin The Prepping Academy Audio player below! On this Prepping Academy Radio show we will discuss all things traveling as a prepper. One of the most dangerous things you can do in life is travel. A good prepper does not only accumulate goods, but also knowledge. When traveling, you retain Continue reading Traveling as a Prepper!

The post Traveling as a Prepper! appeared first on Prepper Broadcasting |Network.

15:38

Two People In Canada Have Died From West Nile Virus "IndyWatch Feed Survival"

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Two Windsor-Essex people in Canada are dead after succumbing to the West Nile Virus. As more and more cases pop up in the United States, health officials are warning to not take this disease lightly.

In Utah state alone, the number of West Nile cases is 22, said Dallin Peterson, an epidemiologist who oversees all animal- and vector-borne diseases for the Utah Department of Health, including one fatal case in Salt Lake County. The county has confirmed that the virus was found in mosquitoes across the state and that lead to a death. Hillcrest High School football coach Cazzie Brown, who unexpectedly died late last month, is said by family to have become ill by contracting West Nile virus.

According to the Centers for Disease Control, about one in 150 who contract the virus will be subjected to serious symptoms that could prove fatal. Fortunately, most people infected with the West Nile virus do not have symptoms. About 1 in 5 people who are infected develop a fever and other mild symptoms. Canadian health officials said in a statement released Monday, (West Nile virus) continues to be a risk until the area experiences temperatures below freezing.

To prevent WNV, simply prevent mosquito bites, say the health officials. The late summer is the most important time to take precautions as thats when mosquitoes switch from feeding on birds to searching for other food sources, like humans. Wear clothing which covers the skin and use insect repellent to keep those mosquitoes at bay. This should serve as a reminder to all residents to take steps to prevent mosquitoes and West Nile virus. The importance of using insect repellent with DEET can not be overstated, county health department spokeswoman Aislynn Tolman-Hill of Utah said in a st...

15:34

How Many Loaves of Bread Every Week in Your Household? "IndyWatch Feed Survival"

POLL question: How many loaves of grocery store bread do you go through each week in your household? Just for fun, let us know your favorite bread too in the comments. Why do I ask? It has to do with preparedness. Youll see (later). Participate in our anonymous poll below: This does NOT include hamburger buns, hot dog buns, any kind of rolls and/or buns. Only loaves of bread. If you make your own bread rather than buying grocery store bread, go ahead and count that too     What do you use the bread for mostly? Toast? Grilled Cheese

The post How Many Loaves of Bread Every Week in Your Household? appeared first on Modern Survival Blog.

15:24

One Familys Experience with Hurricane Irma "IndyWatch Feed Survival"

We lost power about 10:30 p.m. Sunday evening as Hurricane Irma approached; no big deal, we went to bed. I was so exhausted I fell asleep as soon as my head hit the pillow. I was jarred awake at 1:45 a.m. Monday by my husband shaking mehe said, I think theres a tornado nearby.

I grabbed my glasses and my Glock and headed to our makeshift safe room (our laundry room which is the innermost room in our home). We heard roaring winds but didnt know what was going on. Then at 2:02 a.m. all got quite. We looked at each other. The glance was all that was needed; we were in the eye...

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14:37

How to Protect Yourself from Flood Borne Illness: Harvey and Irma Edition "IndyWatch Feed Survival"

Its time to brush up your flood survival knowledge. The latest media reports about Hurricane Harvey reveal that at least 50+ people have died while 32,000 people are in official shelters. The cost in life is a tragedy, especially to preppers who often wonder how these lives could have been saved. Yet, the effects of. . . Read More

13:41

Creative Acts of Vandalism "IndyWatch Feed Survival"

creative vandals have a sense of humour....

13:10

Thought I,d drop an intro "IndyWatch Feed Survival"

hi to all , paddler here from the wilds of Tasmania Australia , am civil engineer by profession ,ex army and so on , have been and lived many places but am now settled in Tas , been here for 19 years now , live by the sea great views , and have cabin up the highlands for a bit of r&r , looks like I have some reading to do and learn a few new skills ,glad to be on board , good luck to all in your own personal ventures

Cheers Paddler

11:59

Why Good Hygiene and Sanitation Keeps You Safer After an Emergency "IndyWatch Feed Survival"

 

ReadyNutrition Guys and Gals, the Grand Funk were going to be speaking about today is not that of the Grand Funk Railroad, the Band.  Rather it is the funk of sweat, dirt, and grime that all of us experience firsthand throughout our existence.  I am relating it to the bush, or the outdoors/forest/jungle when you are out and about in a survival situation.  There are a few pointers here that would be good to observe, especially considering the world situation and how close we are to a war with China or North Korea.

Hygiene in the field.  So, what?  So, it may be the difference between life and death.  Everyone will recognize and concede the point that hygiene helps protect you from germs and diseases, as well as preventing the body from falling apart.  This is common sense.  But there are other reasons to keep clean that might not be clear.

When you sweat, your body uses apocrine and eccrine glands.  The eccrine secrete primarily water and salt.  The apocrine glands, on the other hand, are mostly found in the hairy areas of the bodyand these throw out (in addition to water and salt), oily secretions that have pheromones in them.  The secretions from the apocrine glands tend to be eaten and metabolized by bacterial flora on the skinand produce a hideous odor.

Im here to tell youyou can smell a stinky man a long way offseveral hundred feet when the wind is right.  Be advised: in an SHTF/collapse scenario, whether its foreign troops or neighborhood maraudersif you can smell them, they can smell you.  It is very important to clean the heaviest apocrine gland-laden areas of your bodyyour groin, armpits, buttocks.  You should wash them (a sponge bath at the minimum) at least once a day, especially after much work or physical exertion.

Deodorant is finebut not an antiperspirant.  The antiperspirants have Aluminum and Magnesium in them to keep you from perspiring.  This is not good.  You need to perspire, as the sweat removes toxins from your body, as well as cooling you off (thermoregulation).  For this reason, a mild deodorant will work well, one with some alcohol in it to help kill the germs that feed upon your sweat.  For soaps, use a clean, non-fragranced soap in the field.  I always used Ivory when I was in the service.  It is effective and doesnt stick out with a fragrance.

That last part can be detrimental, especially for you guys and gals that like to use cologne or p...

08:49

BRILLIANCE IN 3 PARTS "IndyWatch Feed Survival"

BRILLIANCE IN 3 PARTS

Part I:
A. Back off and let those men who want to marry men, marry men.
B. Allow those women who want to marry women, marry women.
C. Allow those folks who want to abort their babies, abort their babies.

In three generations, there will be no more Democrats.


Part II:
10 Poorest Cities in America (How did it happen?)
City, State, % of People Below the Poverty Level

1. Detroit, MI 32.5%
2. Buffalo, NY 29.9%
3. Cincinnati, OH 27.8%
4. Cleveland, OH 27.0%
5. Miami, FL...

BRILLIANCE IN 3 PARTS

02:48

Any luck on 10 meters? "IndyWatch Feed Survival"

I know the sun spot cycle is not helping us right now. Has anyone had luck on the 10m band?

00:00

WARNING: Resistant Head Lice On The Rise, Docs Urge Prescriptions Meds "IndyWatch Feed Survival"

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Head lice: a giant pain in the backsides of parents taking their children into public and an annoyingly itchy irritating parasite that must be eliminated. But the new super lice could present a problem with treatments and has become much more daunting over the past years. Yet, theres a solution

According to Today the effectiveness of over the counter preparations had declined to 25 percent, a level described as being no better than placebo. Even with nit combing, the process of removing some of the younger and recently hatched lice from the hair follicle, according to a  review article published in Pediatric Dermatology late last year found that the tedious process is as effective as a placebo. Worse, even higher doses of the over the counter product arent any more effective, researchers said.

But a prescription doesnt necessarily equate to efficacy, and there is something that can help.  Doctors are now saying that the treatments are not effective because they arent done properly and with dedication.  They are done with lazy impatience making prescription medications the only avenue for frustrated parents.

Dr. Kenneth Polin became aware of the growing problem of head lice resistance more than two decades ago (20 years) when his 5-year-old daughter came home with lice. We used the over-the-counter stuff and it didnt work, said Polin, a pediatrician at Lurie Childrens Hospital of Chicago. When we called the company, they blamed us, saying that the patient just didnt know how to use the product. But it does appear that working thoroughly to rid your child of lice without prescription interference will work in a very vast majority of c...

Monday, 11 September

23:00

Strange Earthquake Lights Accompanied Mexicos 8.2 Quake "IndyWatch Feed Survival"

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The massive 8.2-magnitude earthquake that rocked Mexico earlier this week was enough of a phenomenon on its own, but the quake also had something of a fascinating side effect.

The mysterious lights in the sky following the massive earthquake were a shock to those in the area. Numerous videos have been cropping up on social media showing the flashes brighten the night sky above Mexico City, but the flashes arent lightning coming from the clouds above, or even lights from planes.

The mysterious lights didnt immediately have an explanation.  But now, the flashes of light are instead thought to have been caused by the 8.2 magnitude earthquake itself. More specifically, the lights come from a particular type of rock.  A study published in 2014 revealed that these lights can come in many forms, such as bluish flames, orbs of light, or quick flashes that resemble lightning.

In certain types of rocks this accumulation of stress can break up pairs of negatively charged oxygen atoms in the ground, allowing them to flow up to the surface as an electrical current through cracks in the rock, said Leila Ertolahti, an adjunct professor of geology at Farleigh Dickinson University, to Gizmodo. If enough atoms are present they can ionize pockets of air and form a plasma, or charged gas, that emits light.

As amazing as the appearance of the...

20:00

Over 250 Earthquakes In Idaho In 9 Days Leads To More Super Volcano Fears "IndyWatch Feed Survival"

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An earthquake swarm in south eastern Idaho is rattling windows across parts of the state and Wyoming and Utah.  There have now been over 260 earthquakes since September 2, in the Soda Springs area and many have been over a magnitude of four or even higher on the scale.

The earthquake swarm in Southeast Idaho looked like it might be ending or at least slowing down on Thursday and Friday. But then Saturday arrived and by the days end, 19 quakes had struck. There have been 34 more temblors so far Sunday, bringing the earthquake total since the swarm began on Sept. 2 to 204 quakes. All of the quakes have occurred in the Caribou County area east, southeast and northeast of Soda Springs.

While many believe California and the West Coast are ripe for a huge earthquake, the heartland is often forgotten and these earthquakes are being swept under the rug and largely unimportant to the public at large.

 

While all eyes are on Californias San Andreas Fault because of the density of the human population there, many havent noticed Idahos swarm and the area which is highly active right now. Earthquake experts claim that the swarm in Idaho could end in a worst case scenario: a 7-magnitude quake that would reduce some buildings and homes to rubble and kill dozens or more but the chances of that are incredibly small.

Dr. David Pearson, an Idaho State University geologist who studies earthquakes, said scientists who have researched some of the faults in Southeast Idaho have concluded that the 7.0 quake is possible at some point in the regions future, but the current earthquake swarm is not necessarily an indication tha...

19:54

Best Chicken Breeds For Eggs "IndyWatch Feed Survival"

Most people start raising chickens out of a desire to be more sustainable through egg production. There are plenty of towns and municipalities that while they do not allow most livestock, they do allow a set number of backyard chickens so long as some basic rules are followed. Chickens are a wonderful way to get. . . Read More

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