Arete 12.13.18

Military / National Security

Mattis calls for help in ending war in Afghanistan: ‘40 years is enough’, The Hill
A Commanding Problem: Historical Insights for Military Organizational Reform, War on the Rocks
This Generation Of Military Servicemembers Has The Opportunity Of A Lifetime, Forbes
US Army Awards Barrett .50 Caliber Sniper Rifle Contract, Tactical Life
Artificial Intelligence: Forget The Terminator For Future Army: LTG Wesley, In Homeland Security
Questions Remain Over Pentagon’s Strategy to Pivot Towards a Large-Scale Conventional Conflict, Small Wars Journal


Homeland Security / First Responder / Wildland Fire

Europe’s Five Strategies for Coping with Migration Pressure, Rand Corp.
Portland to Hire Unarmed Officers,
‘El Chapo’ Trial Gives Inside Look At His Rise To Power, In Homeland Security
Apple launches online store with discounts for veterans and those in the military, Stars & Stripes
Florida Sergeant Disciplined for Wearing Patch While Greeting Vice President at Airport,
November Border Arrests Jump To Highest In Trump Presidency, In Homeland Security
How is the shooting accuracy at your agency?, Law Enforcement Today
Philly firefighters explain why mealtime is ‘secret sauce’ of firehouse, Fire Rescue 1
Machine learning masters the fingerprint to fool biometric systems, Homeland Security Newswire
Police job applications decrease at most U.S. departments, Police One
Atmospheric scientists find causes of firenado in deadly Carr Fire, Science Daily
Marijuana education or illegal drug-selling? Instagram’s not sure., Washington Post
San Antonio Police Department Announces First Female SWAT Team Member, LE Today



Can GoPro Make Me an Influencer in Three Days?, Outside
Mikaela Shiffrin Just Cannot Be Stopped Right Now | Expands Season Lead, Wins First Ever Super-G, Unofficial Networks
The Toughest Ski Runs in North America – Part One [Presented by Liftopia], Unofficial Networks
Off Piste: Tragedy in the Alps, AAI
Skiers Stuck On Lift As Chairs Swing Nearly Inverted From High Winds, Unofficial Networks
54 Avalanches In 5 Days Across Colorado | Snowpack ‘Teetering On The Edge’, Unofficial Networks
The Best Trekking Poles, Outside
What Women Want In Skis – A round-table conversation with Elyse Saugstad, Jackie Paaso, and Keely Kelleher about the gear and the support for women in the ski industry, Powder
How To Be A Better Ice Climber, Outdoor Research
Alpine Skiing Meets Big Mountain Freeriding, Red Bull

Fitness / Nutrition / Health

The Flow State of Strength Training, Breaking Muscle
We have two ages and your health and diet determines one, study reveals, Body & Soul
9 Ways Weed Can Help (or Hurt) Athletic Performance, Muscle & Fitness
Third-time national recognition for professor who unlocks music’s power for gym-goers and goal-scorers, Brunel University News
The science behind the perfect breakfast, Sydney Morning Herald
The Sweat Science Holiday Book List, Outside
Fitness Boom Energizes Free Market, Newsmax
I spent years hating running, until I changed my routine — here’s how I learned to love it, Business Insider
Almost Half of U.S. Adults to Skip Flu Shot, WebMD
5 Habits That Annoy Your Spouse the Most, According to Science, Fatherly
Office workers who stand at their desk to lose weight only burn nine calories an hour more, Daily Mail
How Elite Athletes Respond to Extreme Heat, Outside


10 cool facts about the Army astronaut at the International Space Station, Stars & Stripes
The CEO of one of America’s biggest homebuilders sounds the alarm on a ‘housing slowdown’ (TOB), Business Insider
Australia dispatch: Were Killings at an Australian Cliff a ‘Massacre’? And Who Gets to Decide?, NY Times
The Deadliest Snowstorm In History Dropped 26 Feet of Snow in 7 Days | 4,000 Killed, Unofficial Networks
A bit of a stretch… material that thickens as it’s pulled, Science Daily
The New Old Age: Older Americans Are Flocking to Medical Marijuana, NY Times
The 10 Best Science Books of 2018, Smithsonian
Largest continuous oil and gas resource potential ever, Science Daily
How Are Food Influencers Changing The Restaurant World?, Forbes
The best STEM toys you can buy for kids, Business Insider
Social media outpaces print newspapers in the U.S. as a news source, Pew
Liberals Like What Patagonia Has Been Doing Lately, Forbes
2018 was a rough year for many retailers. Here are the messiest stores we visited this year., Business Insider

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