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Why Cops Need to Train Better – Physical Management Techniques and Law Enforcement

Regardless of whether or not you think "All Cops Are Bastards", most cops are Bad at Grappling.

The Time-Travelers guide to the worst timeline, Chapter 2

The philosophy in our timeline is trash. Here's how much better it could be on other timelines. Via our own combat philosopher, Steve Mix

The Time Traveler’s Guide to the Worst Timeline

Congratulations, traveler! You have managed to find your way into the worst timeline. Feel free to panic. Essay on the low-key horror of our current reality, by Steve Mix

Don’t Be the “Fallacy Guy”

Nobody is impressed that you know a few Latin phrases, dorkwad. Nor is that an "ad hominem".

Arguing with Idiots: a Brief Guide

People who tell you not to argue with idiots are probably idiots. Here's a handy guide on how to do it properly without being an idiot yourself.

Capitol Riots: Anatomy of a Catastrophe II – Electoral Boogaloo

Scrapper again deconstructs the failures that lead to the latest major catastrophe befalling the United States, the how, why, and what the f

The Zipper Merge, or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Traffic Engineers

No, you're not being a nice guy by getting in line as soon as possible, you're making everyone's commute take longer.

Covid Denialist Physician Steven LaTulippe Stripped of License

The Oregon physician who bragged about not wearing masks in his office is no longer a physician in Oregon.

On Remaining Unbiased in the Age of Bullshit

The media needs to stop catering to both confirmation bias and the temper-tantrums of those who abuse it.

Latest articles

42 Matt Thornton on the Nature and Reality of Violence

Matt Thornton of the Straight Blast Gym is an icon in the martial arts world, and in particular, has been beating the drum about functional training even longer than we have. In this conversation we discuss violence, how it is an unavoidable part of the human experience, and how to ensure good men are better at it than bad.

3 Concepts to Get Your Thought Processes Jacked, not Hi-Jacked

Three concepts to help keep your brain from getting sand kicked in its face.

41 Martial Arts Training Tourism And Nationalism With Alyxe Khei

Ever dream about just saying "F it" and going to train an obscure martial art in a foreign country? Alyxe Khei did, and then lived that dream. He joins us on this episode of The Art of Fighting BS podcast to discuss tips and advice for people who want to visit exotic places and get punched by the people who live there, and we delve into the real history of Martial Arts and how ethno-nationalism looms over virtually every one of them.

40 Bivalent Booster BS And Mixed Messages In Public Health

Should you get the new bivalent booster? After all the back and forth between public health officials and social media influencer/grifter cranks, you'd think this would be a simple answer.