Arete 11.22.18


‘I Got Him With My Hunting Knife’: SEAL Allegedly Texted Photo Cradling ISIS Fighter’s Head, Task & Purpose
2 Navy SEALs, 2 Marines Charged With Murder In Green Beret’s Strangling Death In Mali, Task & Purpose
WiFi Over Water: Misplaced Priorities in the American Way of War, Modern War Institute
Mattis, defending troop deployment against caravan, cites Pancho Villa’s raid into U.S. that killed 18 Americans, Washington Post
Mattis Cuts U.S. Troop Numbers in Africa by 10 Percent, Small Wars Journal
The Army Needs to Replace the M4 Rifle—And It Won’t Be Easy., Task & Purpose
Why Is America So Scared of China?, The National Interest


Homeland / First Responder / Wildland Fire

‘It’s a Crisis of Civilization in Mexico.’ 250,000 Dead. 37,400 Missing., Wall Street Journal
Dear Police Officers – I’m Sorry About America, LE Today
Ex-Chicago Police Commander Accused of Stealing from Social Security, Police Magazine
10 leadership lessons for LE from the military, Police One
Reflecting on the Past to Counter Future Terrorism, Rand Corporation
ACLU sues Boston police for access to gang database, Police One
The Camp and Woolsey Fires have burned more than 10,000 structures, Wildfire Today
How a military approach to training could improve police skills, Police One
GoFundMe page for ex-Parkland deputy draws more criticism than cash, Police One
The Real Toll of The West’s Fight with Fire, Gear Patrol



As California Burns, This USFS Photographer Shows What’s at Stake, Adventure Journal
The Best Upright Freezers,  NY Times
Population of rare Stone’s sheep 20% smaller than previously thought, Science Daily
How to Start Hunting as an Adult: Resources for the New Hunter, Gearjunkie
Skiing In Jeans Rules – Skiing in denim states beautifully, radically, and unequivocally, “I don’t give a shit.”, Powder
Video: Alex Honnold – What If He Falls?, The Adventure Blog
WATCH: Ski Mountaineering Greenland with Leo Slemett & Jimmy Chin, Unofficial Networks
Denver Attorney Explains The Colorado Skier Safety Act, Unofficial Networks
Top 10 Gear Picks from Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2018, The Outbound Collective
Video:  Why is Arc’teryx Gear so Expensive and Is It Worth It?, The Adventure Blog
Grand Junction Is a Top-Notch Adventure Town, Outside
These Videos Will Inspire You to Always Ski With a Helmet – An estimated 1.7 million people per year sustain a traumatic brain injury in the United States, Powder
Outdoor Retailer’s Most Innovative Products, Outside
Colorado Meteorologists Talk Climate Change and Its Impact On Skiing, Unofficial Networks
The Real Toll of the West’s Battle with Wildfires, Gear Patrol


Fitness / Nutrition / Health

Does Your Turkey Have Salmonella? Assume It Does, WebMD
Like Coffee? You May Be Genetically Wired That Way, WebMD
Should you eat a low-gluten diet?, Science Daily
Yet Another Selfie? You Might Be a Narcissist, WebMB
She Couldn’t Quit Smoking. Then She Tried Juul., NY Times
Moves: 3 Stretches to Improve Flexibility, Outside Magazine
Why Standup Desks are Overrated, NY Times
Why we shouldn’t like coffee, but we do, Science Daily
Low-carb diets cause people to burn more calories. Fitness News
5 Ways to Combat Seasonal Depression in the Winter, Muscle & Fitness
Blacks Are Twice as Likely as Whites to Experience Sudden Cardiac Death, NY Times



Early Benchmarks Show ‘Post-Millennials’ on Track to Be Most Diverse, Best-Educated Generation Yet, Pew Research Center
New Applications Of Gore SHAKEDRY Fabric, Soldier Systems
Tinder Borrows a Page From Uber With Its New ‘Swipe Surge’, Gear Latest
IRS Announces 2019 Tax Rates, Standard Deduction Amounts And More, Forbes
A researcher studied 400,000 knitters and discovered what turns a hobby into a business, Washington Post
‘Amazon will fail. Amazon will go bankrupt’: Jeff Bezos makes surprise admission about Amazon’s lifespan, Business Insider
The 13 Best STEM Toys for Kids That Will Make Learning Fun, Gear Latest
Sucking your baby’s pacifier to clean it may prevent allergies, Science Daily
Meanwhile: Green Burials: At the End of Life, Thinking Outside the Coffin, NY Times

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