The Giants of Iceland

The Giants of Iceland

Iceland. Its very name suggests a kind of strength. Something about its viking history, its inhospitable climate, and massive geothermal power has given the country an almost unparallel reputation in the world’s strongest man competition. It might have a population of just 300,000 people, but amongst those are some of the strongest that have ever…

LARPing Saved My Life

LARPing Saved My Life

OK Jungs, reißt ihnen das Fleisch von den Knochen! Zerschmettert es eins, zerschmettert es zwei, zerschmettert es drei, zerschmettert es vier. Hinter euch. Pulverisieren drei. Es ist kein Spiel. Es ist kein interaktives Schauspiel. Es ist weder ein Theaterstück noch eine Aufführung. Das ist eine eigene Welt. Larpen hat mir dabei geholfen, meinen Autismus und…

The Future of Amphibious Warfare

The Future of Amphibious Warfare

[Music] keep moving [Applause] amphibious assaults a major focus of this year’s RIMPAC or rim of the Pacific the exercise involved 22 Allied nations including the US the UK and China China is a major driving force in the United States renewed focus on Asia as the rapid expansion of China’s military might has escalated…