Today Duff and Dale talk about some of the innovations from D.A.R.P.A. (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) and how these technologies will impact our future. We also went over how prepping is becoming more mainstream, and how preppers are losing the “extremist” label.

While D.A.R.P.A. is a military research agency, many of their innovations make it out to the civilian population. The video below goes over a few of those projects.

Here are a couple more links we covered in the show…

8 weird DARPA projects that make science fiction seem like real life.

Weaponized insects and human experiments to boost brainpower.

Prepper Hate and Mainstream Prepping

The second half of the show was all about different types of prepping, prepping becoming more mainstream, and how the “extremist” prepper label is starting to disappear.

People are starting to understand that anything can happen at any time, and having some food and supplies stored isn’t a bad idea. Below are a couple of links we talked about in the show.

Preppers Of The World

Prepping isn’t weird anymore, it’s mainstream

10 Reasons why preppers aren’t the crazy ones

Social Media Meltdown

At the end of the show we had a discussion about how social media is largely responsible for why everyone lives in their own echo chamber and are unwilling to listen to opposing view points.

While there are some great benefits like talking to family and friends anywhere around the world, it has become a information gathering monster.

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