What's in your pockets? (Ep. 47)
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In this episode, host Caleb Musgrave dives into the rough and tumble sub-culture of the EDC (Everday Carry). 

Plane Crash Diaries
Plane Crash Diaries
Desmond Latham
Episode 21 - “An orchestrated litany of lies" the Mount Erebus disaster and a tainted investigation
This is episode 21 and we’re taking a close look at the Mount Erebus disaster where an Air New Zealand McDonald Douglas DC-10 crashed on 28th November 1979, killing all 257 passengers and crew. At first it looked like straight pilot error - a CFIT or controlled Flight Into Terrain accident. But that would change as inquiries led to court cases. Of all the accidents I’ve described, this one has some of the most unfortunate set of circumstances and one of the most difficult recoveries afterwards of any aviation accident in history. Mount Erebus is on Ross Island part of the Antarctic archipelago and as you’ll hear, a juddge eventually called some evidence presented by Air New Zealand as "an orchestrated litany of lies" and which took 30 years before anyone at the airline formally apologised for that deceit. To say the court processes which took place were riven by bitterness and a distinct failure of leadership is pretty much an understatement. In fact, the phrase ‘an orchestrated litany of lies’ entered the Kiwi lexicon for some time and by the end of this episode I hope you’ll see why. The first aviation inquiry found pilot error caused the accident but then a Judge in a follow up investigation ruled the cause was incorrect data which had been knowingly left in a flight computer despite this error being reported. When a judge uses a phrase like conspiracy by senior management, then something has gone seriously wrong in terms of governance. But the legal wrangling didn’t end with the judge – there was an appeal then intervention by the privy council in London as New Zealand is a commonwealth state. So let’s go over the facts that are not in dispute. Flight 901 was marketed as a unique sightseeing experience where the passengers paid around $360 US Dollars each to be flown over Antarctica with an experienced guide who pointed out features and landmarks using the plane’s PA system. Some big names had been involved for example Sir Edmund Hillary had acted as a guide on flights and was actually supposed to be on board 901 that day in November 1979, but cancelled because he had other bookings. Unfortunately for long-time friend and climbing companion, Peter Mulgrew, he was available and stood in for the hero of Mount Everest. Mulgrew would never return from the Antarctic. The flight plan was complex compared to a normal commercial route. After the 5,360 miles from Auckland to the frozen south, the pilots would put the DC-10 into a series of low-flying sweeps out to the sea of McMurdo Sound or over the Ross Ice Shelf or both depending on time and the weather, then return home. There had been 13 previous flights which went off without serious incident and the whole concept had started two years earlier in 1977. It had become a great money-spinner for Air New Zealand, not to mention an excellent marketing tool. Come fly with Air New Zealand and see the world’s least visited Continent for a cool $359 New Zealand Dollars – which now set you back around $1300 US dollars. The flight left Auckland International Airport 8am on the morning of the 28th November and was due back at 7 that night. Usually flights would not be filled to capacity so that there would be space allowing passengers to walk about and get a better view of the incredible frozen continent from different places in the cabin. Cocktails would be served for the travellers as they clicked away on their cameras, many of whom would be puffing away on cigars and cigarettes. The aircraft that day was Air New Zealand’s McDonnell Douglas DC-10-30 trijet and the plane was registered ZK-NZP. It had logged more than 20,700 flight hours prior to the crash.
38 min
The Engineered Network
38: Thunder River Rapids
A popular family-friendly ride at DreamWorld would claim the lives of four people in 2016. In nearly thirty years of operation the ride had several similar but non-fatal incidents with blame placed on the operator every time, when a three thousand dollar modification could have prevented a horrific incident. With John Chidgey. Investigation Report: * DreamWorld (PDF) Links of Potential Interest: * River Rapids Ride * Thunder River Rapids Ride * Dreamworld operator Ardent Leisure Fined $3.6M for Thunder River Rapids Ride Deaths * Class Action Over Dreamworld Deaths * Shutdown Impacts Dreamworld’s Plans For New Rollercoaster * Dreamworld Chief Resigns After Damning Evidence At Inquest * Dreamworld Pays $1.8M In Termination Payouts * Dreamworld’s Missing Accountability * Dreamworld Accident Spurs Queensland Safety Crackdown Support Causality on Patreon Episode sponsor: *Many Tricks:* If you’re looking for some Mac software that can do Many Tricks remember to specifically visit the URL below for more information about their amazingly useful apps. Don’t forget the return of Usher with the Usher 2 Pre-Sale! Visit manytricks.com/pragmatic and use the Coupon Code *(listen to the episode to get the code)* for 25% off the total price of your order. Hurry it's only for a limited time! Episode Silver Producers: Mitch Biegler, John Whitlow, Kevin Koch, Oliver Steele, Lesley Law Chan, Hafthor and Shane O'Neill. Episode Gold Producer: 'r'.
41 min
Police Academy Podcast
Police Academy Podcast
Terence Herrick
The Four Most Common Police Agency Disqualifications and How to Beat Them
4 Police Hiring DQs: Learn How to Tell Your Story Drugs:  Credit: Arrests: Tattoos: Make sure you check out the membership.  Support our LEOs and give them a voice for less than a cup of starbucks a month!!! Connect with our other members and your truly! Get our limited edition tumbler Get free stuff! Badge Life T-Shirt Giveaway winners!  Jordan West Alec Handley Michael Babineaux Meredith Hooks Morgan Wilson  David King Kevin holzmiller Joshua Allen Montgomery  Michael Santana  Christian Tilman Jonathan Make 4 Police Hiring DQs: Learn How to Tell Your Story Everyone has a unique case, but the response is always the same. If I’ve answered an email by sending you to this episode, you should listen to it because I created it just for you. Answering specific scenarios is NOT necessary. This is the answer!  In regard to: Drugs Credit Arrests The Hard Line: Are you disqualified?  Look up the department’s hiring requirements and policy If that doesn’t answer the question, call them and ask If no concrete answer, then it’s not a formal DQ The soft line: Can you get hired?  OWN YOUR PAST!!!!! We all make mistakes. This builds maturity and wisdom! Why are you a better person now because of your past mistakes? What did they tech you? How can you help others who are still stuck in that place? Time is your friend: you need a solid track record of better decisions Evidence of a changed life Tattoos:   “Hello,    I am 32 years old and want to attend our local college police academy.  The biggest worry I have becoming a police officer is not being able to find a job due to my tattoos.  I have many in which none are offensive however, some are located on my hands and neck.  I would love to hear your opinion on this or others that have the same issues. I dont believe this says anything about who I am and know that they are becoming more accepted.  I thought this would be a great episode idea considering the younger generations that want to go into policing are also covered in tattoos.  Thanks! Michelle Curtis  La Crosse, Wi The Hard Line: Are you disqualified?  Look up the department’s hiring requirements and policy If that doesn’t answer the question, call them and ask If no concrete answer, then it’s not a formal DQ Tats, facial hair, unique hair styles are all becoming more common and accepted.  Tats do say something about you. (Moana)  Be prepared to tell your story How did those times in your life shape who you are today for the better? Hair: This is something you can control now. You should look the part in this category, even if it’s not your style exactly. Look clean and professional, period. Ultimately, your story is yours alone. Be honest, own your past, and sell yourself as a candidate using those tattoos you’ve collected along the way.
30 min
Drone Radio Show
Drone Radio Show
Randy Goers
A High Performance Drone For Military and Commercial Applications: George Matus, CEO Teal Drones
How can small U.S. drone manufactures compete on the world stage? George Matus is CEO and founder of Teal Drones, a U.S. manufacturer of specialty drones for the commercial and military sector. Based in Salt Lake City, Teal is focused on pioneering new uses for drone systems beyond the “flying camera” applications so often seen in use today. The development of complex air control, data processing and mapping technologies housed in rugged, high-performance drones allows Teal to transform how the military, public safety organizations and commercial enterprises operate. George started Teal Drones in 2014 when he was only a sophomore in high school. Today, Teal is making headlines with it’s signature product, the Golden Eagle drone, a secure, intelligent, rugged and high-performance drone system produced to exacting U.S. defense industry standards. The company found a financial partner in Decathlon Capital earlier this year, a revenue-based financing firm, which provides a funding model that ties a company’s loan payments directly to the amount of revenue they make. The funding agreement comes as the innovative unmanned aerial systems company expands its product line and grows partnerships with the U.S. military and commercial enterprises for intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance and public safety applications." In this edition of the Drone Radio Show, George introduces us to Teal Drones, the Golden Eagle Drone and shares how a young high school student is now competing globally in the drone industry.
26 min
History on Fire
History on Fire
Daniele Bolelli
EPISODE 67 Ripples of History
“If I knew the way, I would take you home.”  From the song Ripple by the Grateful Dead  “The only thing that will redeem mankind is cooperation.” Bertrand Russell  “Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships.” Michael Jordan  “A journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.” Tao Te Ching  In most fields, we are taught that people in your same profession are your competitors, and you need to do whatever you can to prevent them from rising above you. In podcasting I found the opposite attitude—people helping each other out and doing whatever possible to facilitate things for other podcasters in the same field. In this spirit, today we’ll do something unique: six history podcasters cooperating, with each one tackling a segment, to create a super-episode together. As the host, yours truly will get the ball rolling setting the theme and offering some examples of ‘historical ripples’—events that end up having unforeseen consequences years, or decades, or centuries after they take place. Alexander Rader Von Sternberg (History Impossible) will chat about how a man who died feeling like he had failed to make his mark in history ended up—possibly more than any other—shaping the culture of several Asian civilizations. CJ Killmer (Dangerous History) will tackle the Bacon’s Rebellion and its ramifications. Sebastian Major (Our Fake History) will play with the myth and lasting impact of Homer’s telling of the Trojan War. Sam Davis (Inward Empire) will be discussing the impact of Henry David Thoreau’s essay Civil Disobedience on the Civil Rights Movement about a century later. And Darryl Cooper (Martyrmade) will make a case for the Japanese origin for suicide bombings in the Middle East.
2 hr 55 min
Living Free in Tennessee - Nicole Sauce
Living Free in Tennessee - Nicole Sauce
Nicole Sauce
Episode 400 - How the Holler Neighborhood Works
Today by listener request, I explain how the Holler Neighborhood works as a community, as well as cover some of the history of how we ended up here. Icemegeddon Update Webinar coming up March 6, 2pm CT - Pantry Management Practices with Nicole Sauce Monday, June 14, chicken processing workshop, 9am Tales from the Prepper Pantry * Road food update, homegrown year * Reorganized canned goods * Reorganized prepper pantry * Sold seed potatoes * Found a stash of canned stock * The final jar of 2019 green beans will be consumed this week Operation Independence * Function stacking with the addition of a carport * Phireon Update Main topic of the Show: How the Holler Neighborhood Works People often ask me about how to build community because they see what a great network we have in LFTN and the hear the stories of the Holler Neighbors and wish they had something like that near them. Sometimes it is hard to really say what each needs to do. This podcast has doubled in size since last year and it is on track to double again this year. That means there are a bunch of you who were not around for the dawning of the Holler neighbors. History * Moved to the holler & Island Mountain Pat, learned homesteading things * The farmers market years and discovery of local organize and permaculture communities * The work vs homesteading choices and mistakes * Finding TSP and starting to go to events, Zello * The advent of the podcast - 1 year to 500 listeners * A personal transition from corporate work for my own health, friends * Prioritizing relationships, hosting events here, 1st workshop, TN GSD Crew * Friends moving to the area -- and the development from there Lessons learned * You get out what you put in * Make time to go be with people in person * Let the community guide itself and set expectations of solutions and positive action rather than bitch fests * It will go where it goes How the neighbors work now * Each has their own household, land, etc * We talk monthly about what we wish to accomplish * Unified by shared values and priorities and the desire to help each reach their happiness * Dealing with frustrations and boundaries * Communication and connection * Efforts do center on the events we do here, as well as producing high quality food * Money matters and strategic plan * Holler Dollars - the chicken processing workshop So far we have been successful as a community but that does not mean there has not been frustration, struggles with mental health, financial durres, and arguments. The deal is that we have agreed to open lines of communication, discussion of healthy boundaries, and putting hurt feelings aside to find solutions together as a family. It also really helps that everyone is king of their own castle. I cannot imagine how it would be to have someone telling me what color I can paint my home, etc. The Holler Neighbors work because of shared values, love and good will and the most important shared value is that we buy into individual liberty and the non aggression principle -- this means that what you do, so long as it does not harm others, is none of my business. As a friend, I will tell you if I see it harming you, but at the end of the day, you can do what you want and I don’t get to stop you. You do you. That is what works -- we do not have a bunch of rules. Just mutual respect and supportive friendship. And this community has been empowering to all of us in many different ways. Make it a great week! Song: Thanks Dave GUYS! Don’t forget about the cookbook, Cook With What You Have by Nicole Sauce and Mama Sauce. Community * Mewe Group: https://mewe.com/join/lftn * Telegram Group: https://t.me/LFTNGroup * Odysee: https://odysee.com/$/invite/@livingfree:b Advisory Board * The Booze Whisperer * The Tactical Redneck * Chef Brett * Samantha the Savings Ninja Resources * Membership Sign Up * Holler Roast Coffee
1 hr 8 min
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