14 mind-expanding TED Talks to watch if you have 20 minutes to spare

July 11, 2018

TED Over the past several years, TED talks have brought insights from the most prominent academics, business leaders, and writers to the masses. If you want to get some quick enlightenment, look no further than this list of some of the most thought-provoking and mind-expanding TED talks available. These talks will change the way you look at yourself, and the world around you. There are worse ways to spend 15…

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Spain’s Cabify ‘categorically denies’ that it is in negotiations for a full or partial sale to Lyft

July 11, 2018

Transportation-on-demand service Lyft, now valued at over $15 billion after raising another $600 million in June, is on the hunt to scale its business. One move it might not be making soon, however, is to expand operations into Spain and Latin America by way of an acquisition of one of the leading players in the region. Cabify says it “categorically denies” that it is in conversations with Lyft for a…

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4 Things You’ll Learn About an Egyptian-Themed Sect Hiding Child Sex Abuse, on Monday’s PMI: Cults

July 11, 2018

On May 8, 2002, cult leader Dwight “Malachi” York, was arrested as he was walking into a grocery store in Eatonton, Georgia —  putting an end, authorities said, to his years of sexually abusing the children of his followers. Soon afterward, local and federal law enforcement officers busted through the gates of “Tama-Re,” the Egyptian-themed compound of York’s United Nuwaubian Nation of Moors. There they discovered dozens of female followers, 50…

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Twitters efforts to suspend fake accounts have doubled since last year

July 8, 2018

Bots, your days of tweeting politically divisive nonsense might be numbered. The Washington Post reported Friday that in the last few months Twitter has aggressively suspended accounts in an effort to stem the spread of disinformation running rampant on its platform. The Washington Post reports that Twitter suspended as many as 70 million accounts between May and June of this year, with no signs of slowing down in July. According…

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How to Choose Best Holographic Sights

July 8, 2018

Written by Guest Contributor on The Prepper Journal. Editors Note: An article from Shien who writer for topreddotsights.com to The Prepper Journal. The physics of light are one of the most complex parts of Physics. Shien provides a buyers guide for those looking to adapt to the latest in sights. As always, if you have information for Preppers that you would like to share and be entered into the Prepper Writing Contest with a chance…

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ELE – Earth and Dark Matter

July 7, 2018

Written by Guest Contributor on The Prepper Journal. Editors Note: An article from Jaidev Parmer to The Prepper Journal. Did an “extinction level event” really kill the dinosaurs (and, as a result, inflict us with a never-ending series of Jurassic Park movies?) Mr. Parmer presents some very interesting scientific facts, a logical progression and supporting theory. It is a preppers vision that may be new to some of us. And, to…

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Support Our Fallen with the ITS Frogman Swim Morale Patch

July 7, 2018

The Golden Gate Frogman Swim is a 1.5 Mile Ocean Swim I’m doing with a good friend of mine, Nick, who I served with in the Navy. This swim holds a special meaning to me. As many of you know, I went into the Navy to become a SEAL, but was injured on a dive at the tail end of 2nd Phase, never completing the training pipeline.  One of the…

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How to Tie the Sheet Bend for a DIY Knot Board Display

July 7, 2018

This week, Bryan continues the DIY Knot Board Display by demonstrating how to tie the Sheet Bend. He also showcases a couple different variants to the bend, including the Double Sheet Bend and the Slipped Sheet Bend. Sheet Bend » Bends (Strength: 1/Security: 2/Stability: 4/Difficulty: 5) See below for what these ratings mean. A Sheet Bend (aka Becket’s Bend) is utilized to join two lines of different thickness, which may occur when…

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Outdoor or EDC? Why the GiantMouse ACE Biblio Fits Both Roles

July 6, 2018

It’s not easy to categorize the new GiantMouse ACE Biblio folder, which combines practical elements from different segments to create a small, but stout utility knife. The Biblio could be used as a beefy EDC knife or even a compact outdoor companion. I’m a big fan of GiantMouse knives and I’ve had the chance to play with a couple of their great models in the past. I was extremely happy…

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Weirding Weather – Proofing Our Production

July 6, 2018

Written by R. Ann Parris on The Prepper Journal. Editors Note: Another article from R Ann Parris to The Prepper Journal. As always, if you have information for Preppers that you would like to share and be entered into the Prepper Writing Contest with a chance to win one of three Amazon Gift Cards  with the top prize being a $300 card to purchase your own prepping supplies, then enter today! Weather proofing applies to…

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