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 some new revelations about the origin of the Wuhan Flu virus.
MSM, Governments Suffer Fastly CDN Internet Outage
H.L. mentioned this news, summarized over at Kit Knightly’s Off-Guardian: MSM experiences global internet outage . Be sure to read the comments. The problem appears to be with the Fastly content delivery network (CDN). The key question: Was it just a glitch, or was it a cyber attack?
Evidence Suggesting COVID-19 was Engineered by Wuhan Lab
Linked over at the Whatfinger.com news aggregation site: Two experts show damning fact in genome blueprint suggesting COVID-19 was engineered in Wuhan lab .
COVID Origins Report From LLNL’s Z Division: Lab Leak ‘Plausible’
Karl Denninger on the Wuhan Flu Genetic Resequencing
Karl Denninger on the Wuhan Genetic Resequencing: Ok, Now We’re Done . here is a key quote:
“A Chinese Communist Party military scientist who got funding from the National Institutes of Health filed a patent for a COVID-19 vaccine in February last year — raising fears the shot was being studied even before the pandemic became public, according to a new report.
Zhou Yusen, a decorated military scientist for the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) who worked alongside the Wuhan Institute of Virology as well as US scientists, filed a patent on Feb. 24 2020, according to documents obtained by The Australian.”
Supreme Court Asked to Review Men-Only Draft Law
Reader C.B. sent this troubling news: Supreme Court asked to review men-only draft registration law .
Russia’s New Class of Submarines in Nothern Fleet
Russia’s powerful Northern Fleet just got the first of a new class of submarines that has the US Navy worried . (Thanks to H.L., for the link.)
Ka-Boom? Propane, and Propane Accessories
From my friend Commander Zero, in his long-running Notes From The Bunker blog: Propane, and propane accessories .
USA Today Bucks the FBI
FBI Flirts With Tyranny:  USA Today Bucks the FBI. The article begins:
“A popular news outlet is battling an attempt by the FBI  to access information on its readers. The Bureau claims it is seeking specific details to aid in an investigation. However, the publisher claims this request violates the First Amendment  and is pushing back against the agency.”
Low-Cost Armed Turkish Drones Changing Warfare
C.B. sent us this: Low-cost armed Turkish drones shaping future warfare: Report .
Global Crime Sting Used ANOM Messaging App
From the BBC website: ANOM: Hundreds arrested in massive global crime sting using messaging app . An excerpt:
“More than 800 suspected criminals have been arrested worldwide after being tricked into using an FBI-run encrypted messaging app, officials say.
The operation, jointly conceived by Australia and the FBI, saw devices with the ANOM app secretly distributed among criminals, allowing police to monitor their chats about drug smuggling, money laundering and even murder plots.
Officials called it a watershed moment.
Targets included drug gangs and people with links to the mafia.
Drugs, weapons, luxury vehicles and cash were also seized in the operation, which was conducted across more than a dozen countries. This included eight tonnes of cocaine, 250 guns and more than $48m (£34m) in various worldwide currencies and cryptocurrencies.”
USAF Boosts Forces in Pacific Region — Preparing for War?
Forbes reports: Anticipating War With China, The U.S. Air Force Is Fanning Out Across The Pacific . Pundit Tim Pool has posted a video with his comments  on this news.