Arete 4.25.19

Military / National Security

Hungry for change, Ukrainians tipped to elect comedian as president, Reuters
Russia Has Won the Information War in Turkey, Foreign Policy
Contractors are giving away America’s military edge, Stars & Stripes
USAF Fleet Structured For The Wrong War, CSBA Warns, Aviation Week
This two-star Marine general has turned micromanagement into an art form, Task & Purpose
China’s Theft & Espionage: What Must Be Done, Breaking Defense
Pompeo dismisses North Korea’s rejection of him as US negotiator, Stars & Stripes
Sri Lanka bomb attacks were revenge for New Zealand mosque killings: minister, Reuters
Lyra McKee: woman, 57, arrested over journalist’s killing, The Guardian
‘Operation Blackout is underway’: Russia blames US for Venezuela power crisis, The Guardian
Merit over seniority: Army revamping 50-year-old centralized promotion board, Stars & Stripes
Army Green Uniform, Soldier Systems

 

First Responser / Homeland Security

Two rescuers drown after boat flips over off Australian coast, Reuters
FBI arrests leader of armed group stopping migrants in New Mexico, Reuters
Mexico warns of ‘deep concern’ over armed groups on U.S. border, Reuters
Say Freeze? FBI’s Facial Recognition Accuracy Unmeasured For Three Years, Warns Watchdog, Defense One
Portland county pays $100,000 in lawsuit over Blue Lives Matter flag, The Guardian
El Paso Sector Border Patrol Encounters New Tactics as Smugglers Keep Sending in Families and Felons, Small Wars Journal
Syrian Refugees Won’t Be Going Home Any Time Soon, Rand Org.
Forest Service Chief issues Letter of Intent for Wildland Fire, Wildfire Today
Off-Duty Idaho Tribal Police Officer Wounded in Ambush at His Home, Officer
Coast Guard servicemembers face drug charges in Alaska, Stars & Stripes
How Columbine became a blueprint for school shooters, Homeland Security Newswire
Suspect Uses Police Taser on Three Officers During Brooklyn Robbery, Officer
The Media Says One Thing About “Hate Crimes”. The FBI Says Something Else., LE Today

 

Mountain

Ice climbing in Val Pramper, Dolomites: new mixed route La Piccola Sgualdrina, Planet Mountain
Bear Cub Filmed With Snowboarders May Now Have to Be Euthanized, Unauthorized Networks
Top 15 American Ski Resorts That Received The Most Snow In 2018/19, Unofficial Networks
Pro Skier Dave Treadway Dies in Skiing Accident – Treadway is survived by his pregnant wife, Tessa, and their two sons, Powder
4 Ways To Progress As A Climber, REI Co-Op Journal
What The North Face’s Earth Day Petition Tells Us About Brands Taking a Stand, REI Co-Op Journal
Bodies of David Lama, Hansjörg Auer, and Jess Roskelly Recovered in Canada, Adventure Journal
The Thousands Of Colorado Ski Injuries That Resorts Don’t Tell You About [NPR], Unofficial Networks

 

Fitness / Health / Nutrition

Huge Review of More Than 300 Studies Reveals Whether Caffeine Can Really Boost Your Workout, Science Alert
What Do Foam Rollers Actually Do?, Outside
New Research Links Marijuana Use to a Healthier Weight, Muscle & Fitness
5 At-Home Cardio Workouts for Fat Loss, Muscle & Fitness
8 Things You Need to Know About Male Birth Control, Muscle & Fitness
Exercising in the evening is better for weight loss than a morning workout, The Sun
The Best Exercises for Your 50s, 60s, 70s—and Beyond, Wall Street Journal
Can CBD Improve Your Athletic Performance?, Gear Patrol
Premium New Zealand honey producer admits adding chemicals: media, Reuters
Many ‘Gen Xers’ Despair as They Navigate Adulthood, Web MD
Why Traditional Grip Training Can Sabotage Baseball Player’s Elbows, Stack News
Why Science Can’t Seem to Tell Us How to Eat Right, Web MD
Why You Don’t Have to Slash Your Mileage to Cure Shin Splints, Men’s Journal
Larry Wheels Just Benched Two 245-Pound Barbells for a Ridiculous PR, Muscle & Fitness
Shoulder Work: Self-Assessment and Development, Breaking Muscle
Artificial intelligence can diagnose PTSD by analyzing voices, Science Daily
Lack of Water Consumption Tied to Kids’ Obesity, WebMD

 

Interesting

SpaceX capsule suffers ‘anomaly,’ smoke seen for miles, Air Force Times
Half of England Is Owned by Less Than 1% of Its Population, Researcher Says, NY Times
Vermont passes bill abolishing Columbus Day in favor of Indigenous Peoples’ Day, Washington Post
Brains of blind people adapt to sharpen sense of hearing, study shows, Science Daily
How do we decide which species are endangered or threatened?, National Geographic
Harley-Davidson’s profit plunges as Trump’s tariffs bite (HOG), Business Insider
‘There’s zero chance that 5G is a ubiquitous technology’ by 2021, CNBC
These Are The World’s Most Hacked Passwords — Is Yours On The List?, Forbes
Twitter still has a growth problem, Endgadget
Here are all the winners of the 2019 Webby Awards, The Verge

 

 

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