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Amortization calculator | The Simple Dollar

Amortization is a very important term that you should know, especially when you have plans of getting a loan. If you are wondering what amortization is, this refers to the process of paying off debt on certain schedules throughout several years. Amortization varies from one debt to another. Some debt is paid longer, while others are paid in a shorter ... Read More »

Following M3A1 grease gun #750213 through Vietnam | Recoil

The M3A1 is an old grease gun that stood out in Vietnam in the 1960s and 1970s. It takes its name from a tool still used by mechanics today. This gun was particularly developed in WWII and is almost entirely made with stamped metal. The M3A1 Grease Gun is widely known for its ability to spray an area with heavy ... Read More »

Let’s blade, brah! Pakistani police shred the gnar while shredding crime | Military Times

WATCH: Police in Karachi, Pakistan are training an armed rollerblading unit to better prevent theft and harassment on its streets. pic.twitter.com/IX5CrM6tep — CBS News (@CBSNews) February 23, 2021 In Karachi, Pakistani police officers have received rollerblades that they will be using in their mission to fight theft and harassment. This strategy is seen as reasonable as it can make it ... Read More »

The guys behind ‘Snatch’ and ‘Top Gun’ team up to make a WWII caper about Britain’s first black ops unit | Task & Purpose

Together with Jerry Bruckheimer, Guy Ritchie is set to collaborate in a World War II flick titled Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare. The movie is based on a book by the same name from author Damien Lewis and is all about Britain’s first black ops unit. Ritchie is the director of such cockney-rhyming crime capers as Lock, Stock, Two Smoking Barrels, ... Read More »

Free yourself from overwork | Michael Hyatt

We have always lived with the belief that if we work harder, we will be rewarded more. And in the hopes of getting more, we tend to overlook the dangers that come with hustling more than we should. The reward might be tempting, but little did we know, overworking isn’t healthy at all in any aspect of our lives. It ... Read More »

A trailblazing female Ranger grad has reignited the debate over the Army’s controversial new fitness test | Task & Purpose

Capt. Kristen Griest, a graduate from the Army’s Ranger School, has once again brought the issue on the new Army Combat Fitness Test (ACFT). In an recently published article, Griest had criticized Army’s plans to separate soldiers’ test scores by gender, which further marginalizes women in service rather than protecting them. She also stated that the move could drastically reduce ... Read More »

Son Tay Raid commander Leroy Manor dies at 100 | Air Force Times

Just four days after his birthday, Retired Air Force Lt. Gen. Leroy Joseph Manor dies at 100 after struggling with his health for months. The manor is widely known for commanding the special operations raid on the Son Tay prison compound in Vietnam. He served the military for nearly 35 years. He was commissioned into the Air Force as a ... Read More »

Study finds possible link between blast exposure and Alzheimer’s disease | Army Times

In recent research funded by the Army, researchers have found that troops exposed to explosive military shockwaves have a higher risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease. The finding could also explain why a lot of individuals from war zones that are not exposed to blast still suffer from persistent neurological symptoms. Such neurological symptoms include headache, depression, memory problems, and irritability. ... Read More »