SurvivalBlog presents another edition of The Survivalist’s Odds ‘n Sods— a collection of news bits and pieces that are relevant to the modern survivalist and prepper from “JWR”. Our goal is to educate our readers, to help them to recognize emerging threats, and to be better prepared for both disasters and negative societal trends. You can’t mitigate a risk if you haven’t first identified a risk. Today, we look at polo shirts and AR-15s.
Slow Earthquakes in Cascadia are Predictable
Reader C.B. spotted this over at Phys.org: Slow earthquakes in Cascadia are predictable.
Armed Couple Fends Off Gate-Smashing Rioters
Linked over at the Whatfinger.com news aggregation site: Armed St. Louis couple who defended their home from angry mob speaks out. JWR’s Comment: I wonder if he picked that pink polo shirt, so that the rioters would think he was a sensitive AR-15 owner. You know what they say… Guys who are secure in their masculinity, don’t shun wearing pink.
Moldova Shuts Down Bootleg Helicopter Factory
Our Editor-At-Large Mike Williamson sent this: Moldova Shuts Down Bootleg Helicopter Factory
Elk Lives Matter?
Reader D.S.V. suggested this news: Portland Rioters Torch 120-Year-Old Elk Statue. JWR’s Comment: Must have been because of perceived Cervidae Privilege, or something…
A Study of Face Mask Effectiveness
Ghislaine Maxwell Arrested
I generally shy away from tabloid headlines, but this is actually newsworthy: Ghislaine Maxwell Arrested, May Be Sent To Same Jail Where Epstein ‘Killed Himself’
Hydroxychloroquine: Fewer COVID-19 Deaths
Another from D.S.V. to be filed under “No Great Surprise”: Study finds COVID-19 patients who took hydroxychloroquine were less likely to die
Biden and Dems Are Set to Abolish the Suburbs
Over at Jim Quinn’s The Burning Platform: Biden and Dems Are Set to Abolish the Suburbs. (A hat tip to H.L. for the link.)
Practical Infrared Images
And yet another from D.S.V.: How Infrared Images Could Be Part of Your Daily Life. JWR’s Comment: As preppers, we should think in terms of checking the insulation of houses, as well as intrusion detection, for retreat security.
Thomas Sowell at 90: Understanding Race and Culture Around the World
Reader H.L. recommended this article at the Capitalism magazine web site: Thomas Sowell at 90: Understanding Race and Culture Around the World
Costco Cutting Senior Shopping Hours
C.B.. sent us this: Costco to cut senior shopping hours to twice a week.