Odds ‘n Sods:

I will be the keynote speaker via teleconference at Charlotte PrepCon. This is an event for North Carolina and South Carolina preppers. The conference will be held on July 14, 2012 in Ft. Mill, S.C. (near Charlotte, N.C.) Phone: (800) 704-1862 for details.

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Reader Chris M. sent us this: History teaches why you don’t want to become a disaster refugee or an Internally Displaced Person (IDP).

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Don’t miss this: Pantry Paratus Interviews Joel Salatin of Polyface Farms.

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How to make a $1 Homemade Mosquito Bag Fan Trap kills bugs dead. (Thanks to Robb M. for the link.)

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J.McC. sent an article illustrating the perils of wireless home Internet routers: Police: ‘Threat matrix’ dictated SWAT team response at Powell Avenue home. Sadly, there is an epidemic of “Isolated Incidents”. Thankfully there have been very few in The American Redoubt region.