Arete 11.5.20

Military / National Security / Foreign Policy

Tens of Thousands of Military Absentee Ballots Yet to Be Counted, Real Clear Defense
Conceptualizing the Future of US Special Operations, Small Wars Journal
US Army’s tactical network modernization team requests industry pitches for future capabilities, Defense News
Here’s how the Pentagon will test industry’s counter-drone tech for an enduring capability, Defense News
5G Experiments in U.S. Pave Way to Battlefields Abroad, RealClearDefense
Pentagon’s Fleet Architecture Mirrors Original Navy and Marine Plan, Real Clear Defense
Moving Beyond Total Force: Building a True Strategic Reserve, War on the Rocks

 

Wildland Fire / Law Enforcement

Some of Alberta’s largest wildfires from 2019 were extinguished this fall, Wildfire Today
Federal wildland firefighters say they’re burned out after years of low pay, little job stability, NBC News
Smoke cloud from Australia’s wildfires was three times larger than anything previously recorded, Wildfire Today
Quantifying production of hot firebrands using a fire-resistant fabric, International Journal of Wildland Fire
Feds Dismantled the Dark-Web Drug Trade—but It’s Already Rebuilding, Wired
Portland voters approve creating new civilian oversight board for police, Police 1 Daily News
How to evaluate the flying skills of police drone pilots, Police 1 Daily News

 

Mountain

Scientists Weigh in on the Great Trekking Pole Debate, Outside Magazin
Grip it and Rip it With Straight Skis | Return of the Turn, Unofficial Networks
Climber Sues Guide Over Failed Everest Expedition, The Adventure Blog
Why This World-Class Skier Left The Mecca of Powder, POWDER Magazine
The Best Day Hikes on the Pacific Crest Trail, Outside Magazine
Skis Made From Algae? Yep, Skis Made From Algae, Adventure Journal
Heated seats to become a hot commodity at ski areas this season, FREESKIER

 

Fitness / Health / Nutrition

Weight Training May Help Ease Anxiety, NYT
How To Continue Training When Injured, The Barbell Physio
New Drug Offers Hope Against MS, WebMD Health
The Max Vert Challenge Is the Craziest Virtual Race Yet, Outside Magazine
Compression garments reduce strength loss after training, Science Daily
How exercise stalls cancer growth through the immune system, Science Daily
3 Things People With Asthma Should Know Before They Take Up Running, Men’s Health

 

Interesting

Who Should Get a Covid-19 Vaccine First? NYT
How to Deal with the Pressure of Never Having Enough Time (and Why It’s Total BS), Mark’s Daily Apple
Mt. Kilimanjaro is at the Epicenter of Climate Change, The Adventure Blog
Coronavirus Study in Germany Offers Hope for Concertgoers, NYT
Video: A Wild Idea | Buffalo, a Boot, and a Family’s Work to Save the Prairie, Patagonia
Pre-Historical Badass? 9,000-Year-Old Female Big-Game Hunter Found in Andes, Adventure Journal
Dogs Can Be Trained to Sniff Out COVID-19, Studies Suggest, Everyday Health

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