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The Craziest Fishing Technique You've Never Seen

The word "crazy" is certainly overused in digital media, but we don't really know how else to describe this video. The angler's name is Satan Shimada …

Fishing

The Best Way to Wipe Your Butt, According to the Experts

Curtis Asbury sees it all the time. A patient comes in with blotchy, red, irritated rectum and insists they’re not doing anything unusual. Peering …

Stephen Hawking

A retired Navy SEAL says SEALs' blind obedience shown in books and movies isn't anything like real life

If you're not in the military, you probably think soldiers blindly follow the orders of their leaders, since that's all movies and books have lead us to believe.<p>But according to former Navy SEAL commander Jocko Willink, that blind obedience is a "complete fallacy," he told Business Insider's Rich …

Military

New $100 Genetic Test Identifies Men Who Have Vastly Increased Chance Of Developing Prostate Cancer

A new DNA “spit test” for prostate cancer can identify men who have an increased risk of developing the disease.<p>The research published today in <i>Nature Genetics</i>, funded by an international team including the world’s two biggest cancer research agencies, the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and Cancer …

Cancer

Laird Hamilton's age-busting 10-point plan to supercharge your body

Laird Hamilton has ridden many of the tallest, heaviest, fastest and longest waves ever conquered by a human being. Even people who don’t like him – of which there are a few – have to concede that he’s one of the greatest big-wave surfers of all time, if not the greatest. Even if you don’t have the …

Standup Paddleboarding

Where to Hit Someone to Inflict the Most Damage | The Art of Manliness

Getting into a physical fight is never ideal, and every self-defense expert will tell you that if you can avoid a fight if at all possible, you …

Martial Arts

If Russia Invades, US Special Operations Forces Have an Unconventional Plan to Liberate the Baltics

DOLASZEWO, Poland—In less than 72 hours, U.S. special operations forces transformed a nondescript reserve base at this village in the bucolic Polish …

Military

World’s Longest Sniper Kill: The Enemy Killed Over 2 Miles Away

To understand the complexity of the shot, it’s best to start with a sniper maxim: sniping is weaponized math.

Complexity

The Quest to Break America’s Most Mysterious Code—And Find $60 Million in Buried Treasure

<i>A set of 200-year-old ciphers may reveal the location of millions of dollars’ worth of gold, silver, and jewels buried in rural Virginia. For the</i> …

Blue Ridge Mountains

Why hip fractures in the elderly are often a death sentence

The news an elderly relative has broken a hip tends to sound alarm bells, perhaps more than breaking another bone would. That’s because a hip …

Cognitive Impairment

Redating the Sphinx: Robert Schoch Talks to Joe Rogan about a Lost Civilization

<i>Be sure follow The Daily Grail on Facebook and on Twitter for more fascinating stories like this.</i><p>I was pleasantly surprised on Friday to learn that …

Archaeology

Antifungal drug kills dormant colorectal cancer cells

Colorectal cancer is the fourth most commonly diagnosed type of cancer in the United States. Though various treatments are available for it, certain …

Cancer

US Navy divers put prototype MK29 rebreather system to the test

The US Navy has begun pool testing of its new MK29 Mixed Gas Rebreather designed to conserve helium during deep sea dives below 170 ft (52 m). The …

Scuba Diving

Turmeric: It’s been touted as a magic bullet for joint pain, eczema and even depression

Turmeric latte? How about a turmeric-infused popcorn? It’s been touted as a magic bullet for joint pain, eczema and even depression... so here’s why …

Food

U.S. Special Operations Command's Elusive Mothership Is Packing Stealth Speedboats

We finally have high-quality images of the entire ship in its completed state.<p>David Kozdron<p>Tyler RogowayView Tyler Rogoway's …

Military

Prostate cancer breakthrough as new drug keeps men with previously 'untreatable' cases alive

Men with previously “untreatable” prostate cancer are being kept alive by a new drug in what experts believe may be a breakthrough for patients with the worst form of the disease.<p>A British trial has for the first time shown that state-of-the art immunotherapy can be used to target prostate …

Cancer

Physician Claims He Can Kill Cancer With Unusual Innovation: Arsenic Poison

Cancer could be killed with a dose of arsenic poison, a renowned health tech expert and chemist has claimed.<p>Arsenic, which is known to have killed many a human being back in the olden days when it was used as a poison, is usually associated with an increased risk of cancer if we are exposed to …

Cancer

Knives are too sharp and filing them down is solution to soaring violent crime, judge says

A judge has proposed a nationwide programme to file down the points of kitchen knives as a solution to the country’s soaring knife crime epidemic.<p>Last week in his valedictory address, retiring Luton Crown Court Judge Nic Madge spoke of his concern that carrying a knife had become routine in some …

Knives

Special Operators Showed Off Their Abilities By Staging A Mock Battle In Tampa's Harbor

U.S. Special Operations Command forces raided downtown Tampa from the sea, air, and land in a massive display of force.<p>Youtube Screencap<p>Tyler …

Military

Strange notches on the F-35 raise questions about its first tastes of combat with Israel's air force

As reported yesterday, the Israeli Air Force F-35 stealth aircraft have had their baptism of fire taking part in air strike in the Middle East (Syria and another unspecified "front") lately.<p>"The Adir planes are already operational and flying in operational missions. We are the first in the world to …

Aviation

Detailed Official Report On Harrowing Encounter Between F/A-18s and UFO Surfaces

The paper recounts a course of bizarre events that occurred near the USS Nimitz while it was sailing off the Baja Peninsula in November 2004.<p>MC3 …

Military

Emerson Combatives: 10 Must Know Attributes To Win A Fight

7:02 PM 05/20/2018Ernest Emerson<p>As this is a Brotherhood of Warriors, it is fitting to establish a base line set of fighting skills that all brothers …

Self Defense

Famous Neutron Star Just Glitched in a Huge Way

On November 8, 2017, a spinning neutron star inside one of the most studied objects in the sky “glitched” more than it had ever glitched before.<p>Back …

A New World’s Extraordinary Orbit Points to Planet Nine

Astronomers argue that there’s an undiscovered giant planet far beyond the orbit of Neptune. A newly discovered rocky body has added evidence to the …

Universe

Scientists inject one snail's memories into another's brain

Learning new things would be so much easier if we could just download them into our brains, like in <i>The Matrix</i>. Now, biologists at the University of …

It’s Time For Common Sense Pit Bull Regulation

5:07 AM 05/15/2018Scott Greer<p>America, we need to address pit bulls.<p>The internet is riven with intense debate over what should be done with these …

Former Navy Seal: Enhanced Interrogation Techniques, Just Another Day in the Office

In the wake of recent attacks on acting CIA Director Gina Haspel, one former Navy SEAL had some choice words when it came to the CIA director …

Navy SEALs Face Sexual Assault Charges and Drug Investigation

According to two current Navy SEAL consultants familiar with the case, the investigation into the commander and his senior enlisted adviser concerns …

Military

Figure Out Where You Are With Nothing But a Watch and Protractor

In a recent episode of MacGyver, Angus (yes, that's his first name) finds his location in the desert using only a string, a protractor, and a watch. …

WATCH: Surfer Rides Record-Breaking, 80-Foot Giant

Take a good, long look at the image above.<p>On the face of the wave, veined as it is with tiny lines of white, there's one thin line that stands out from the rest. There, streaking diagonally in the center of the frame, is the wake left by a man so small compared with the giant he is riding that he …