Josiah Souder

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Welcome to Law Enforcement’s “Dark Side”: Secret Evidence, Illegal Searches, and Dubious Traffic Stops

Federal agents at the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration speak in veiled terms about the secret DEA unit that shares intelligence from the National …

8 Low or No-Cost Sources of Threat Intelligence

Here's a list of sites that for little or no cost give you plenty of ideas for where to find first-rate threat intelligence.<p>1 of 9<p><i>Image Source:</i> …

The 5 Best Upper-Body Exercises That You're Not Doing

These often-overlooked moves will help you build you the results you want<p>Most men bring the wrong approach to training their upper half: Whether it’s defaulting to the same exercises, not working hard enough on them, or completely overlooking lower body moves—yes, some of them can help build your …

Learn This Navy SEAL's Plan to Survive an Active Shooter Attack

As the nation mourns these horrific deaths, Brandon Webb shares vital safety advice.<p><i>This article was originally published October 4, 2017</i><p>As a former U.S. Navy SEAL and head sniper instructor, Brandon Webb helped train Chris Kyle and some of the most elite snipers in SEAL history.<p>Now as founder and …

Leadership

3 Tips for Tapping Into Your Subconcious for Better Point Shooting

1. 20 Feet and In<p>Bruce Piatt is one of the top shooters in the world and was a trainer for the New Jersey State Police. He told me everything within …

I Tried to Become the World's Fittest CrossFit Fan, and Here's What Happened

My experience at the Fittest Fan competition was brutal and intense—and I wouldn't have traded it for the world<p>"Are you here for the CrossFit?" my driver asks in a thick Russian accent as we go from my AirBNB to the Alliant Energy Center in Madison, Wisconsin.<p>"I am," I say, still a little groggy …

This Is How Long You Really Need to Hold a Plank to See Results

Hint: It's not as long as you think<p>The concept of a plank is pretty simple: You hold yourself up in a pushup position for a set period of time to tone your core, glutes, and hamstrings. But while you probably already know how to do a plank, you might be hazy on how long you should actually hold one …

Do This Full-Body Workout When You're Tight On Time

All you need is one pair of dumbbells and about 15 minutes<p>Here’s a quick full-body workout you can do at home, at the gym, or anywhere else you find a set of dumbbells and about 15 minutes.<p>“We’re going to do a descending ladder,” says Ben Lauder-Dykes, an instructor at Barry’s Bootcamp in New York …

These Are the 6 Exercises You Can Do to Become as Fit as a U.S. Soldier

Decades of research have culminated in this<p>Since the early 2000s, the United States Army has been devising a new series of fitness tests to better prepare their soldiers for the battlefield. For years, the military's current standard, the Army Physical Fitness Test, has been viewed as an inadequate …

How I Wake Up in Under 1 Minute Every Day

After decades of morning sloth, for 7 months I've gotten out of bed in under 60 seconds each day and loved it.<p>For decades, I'd take at least 20 minutes to get out of bed, often 40 minutes or more.<p>But since November, I've gotten out of bed in under 60 seconds, without fail, each day, at 6:15 a.m. …

Time Management

You can only claim to be fit if you pass these 7 tests, says hardcore gym instructor

You might be able to squat, lift your own body weight and execute a round of pushups without breaking a sweat but that doesn’t necessarily mean …

The Bench Press Workout That Helped Me Gain 35 Pounds

​Your upper body will be sore—and strong<p>Last week I revealed one of the five workouts I did that over the course of six months helped me pack on 35 pounds of muscle. That workout is a lower body nightmare—a 10 sets of 10 reps squat session that crushes your entire body, eliciting serious muscle …

This foam stops bullets cold and pulverizes them to dust

Foam body armor? Even armor-piercing bullets cannot get through this foam.<p>And the foam doesn’t just stop bullets. It destroys them…this foam decimates bullets into dust.<p>North Carolina State University Professor Afsaneh Rabiei led the team that created the amazing foam.<p>This is not ordinary foam like …

North Carolina State University

How to Train for a Tactical Physique

The average lifter follows a traditional gym program, which is made up of body part splits that start with chest day every Monday. This style of …

The 15 best pullup variations

There are few exercises as timeless and effective as pullups. But, while they're tried-and-true, there's no denying they can get boring. That's where …

The Very Best Way to Build Your Chest

9 Experts Drop Their Most Effective Tips<p>The Question<p>What's the single best way to build chest?<p>Michael Warren – Strength Coach and Performance …

Hypertrophy Is Not a Bad Word: Functional Hypertrophy Training

<b>As I wrote about recently in regards to the future of the fitness industry, one of my big picks for training trends is a return to hypertrophy</b> …

Exercise

Former Navy SEAL Reveals 10 Steps to Survive a Mass Shooting

If you love your family and friends then you need to share this with them, it could save their lives.<p>My kids are visiting me in New York for the …

Grand Central Station

Edward Snowden Kills Team Trump’s New Conspiracy Theory By Explaining How The FBI Can Quickly Comb Through Email

On Sunday, FBI Director James Comey declared for the second time that Hillary Clinton committed no crimes regarding her use of a private email server while she was Secretary of State. Unsurprisingly, the reaction to this news was a highly partisan one, and perhaps Comey did work some damage to the …

Edward Snowden

Edward Snowden Calls Police Spying on Quebec Journalists a ‘Threat to Democracy’

The world’s most famous whistleblower addressed a Montreal crowd amid revelations of police spying on journalists.<p>In a speech to 600 people at McGill University in Montreal on Wednesday night, Edward Snowden described police spying on Quebec journalists a "threat to the traditional model of our …

Surveillance

ACLU takes on Fisa court over secret decisions on surveillance laws

Motion argues that first amendment requires panel to release classified decisions from 2001 to 2015 that formed foundation of government’s surveillance activities<p>The American Civil Liberties Union is challenging a secret court to effectively turn its back on deciding the meaning of a broad swath of …

Marines opt for the 9 mil over 45s for special operators

For Marine special operators, the never-ending debate over whether the 9mm or .45-caliber round is the more powerful bullet has been …

Smith & Wesson

The Washington Post is wrong: Edward Snowden should be pardoned

There’s little truth in the five charges most often levelled at the whistleblower. Here’s why he deserves acclaim, not punishment<p>With the launch of Oliver Stone’s Snowden film this past weekend came a renewed push for a pardon for Edward Snowden from the world’s leading human rights …

This is everything Edward Snowden revealed in one year of unprecedented top-secret leaks

In June 2013, The Guardian reported the first leak based on top-secret documents that then 29-year-old Edward Snowden stole from the National Security Agency. At the time, Snowden worked as an intelligence contractor for Booz Allen Hamilton in Hawaii.<p>That leak would certainly not be the last. In …

Surveillance

Edward Snowden makes 'moral' case for presidential pardon

Exclusive: Whistleblower says citizens have benefited from his disclosure in 2013 of US and UK government surveillance<p>Support the Guardian’s fearless, independent journalism by making a contribution or becoming a member<p>Edward Snowden has set out the case for Barack Obama granting him a pardon …

Snowden Is Turning Into a Liability for Putin

The NSA whistle-blower is speaking up about the repressive drift of the country that granted him asylum.<p>Edward Snowden is increasingly unhappy with the situation in Russia, where he has lived for more than three years. President Vladimir Putin once welcomed the National Security Agency contractor …

Surveillance

The skinny guy's workout program to build muscle

Hard-gainers or ectomorphs believe it's difficult for them to build muscle because of genetics. But more often than not, they're training too hard, …

Fitness

Tip: For Stronger Traps, Do THIS Instead of Shrugs

One exercise combined with a specific technique can be the key to increasing trap size and strength. Take a look.<p>Ask most lifters where their traps …

Health

The 5 Muscle Groups Guys Neglect Most

By K. Aleisha Fetters for Life by Daily Burn<p>Photo: Pond5<p>There are some muscle groups guys love to train -- namely, the ones that look great under a t-shirt. And hey, your chest, bicep, abdominal and shoulder muscles all make huge contributions to your overall strength. But so do a lot of other …

Muscular Strength and How to Get Stronger

In the exercise world, we talk a lot about building strength, but what does that actually mean?<p>The word strength refers to a muscle's ability to …

Exercise