Bottom left: “The young men soak their boots, battle dress uniform trousers and white T-shirts. Their bare, crewcut heads must stay immersed as waves bat them around. Eight minutes later they rise, race to the sand dunes, drop and roll to become ‘sugar cookies.’ This rinse cycle repeats five times. Faces grow flushed and mottled with cold, some men violently shiver, a few abdomens start to convulse.”
Sugar cookies and puppy piles. I’ve never heard something that sounds so Strawberry Shortcake been used to describe something that looks like it’s one step away from an on-location Active Duty video.
Building Elite Forces for Military of Future [sf chronicle]
Is My Oarfish Hot or Not? [tr]
(thanks carl, joe, don, joel, richard, etc)