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Thursday, July 26, 2018

The invisible gorilla and eat your carrots from Gringo

If you watched Gringo, a video by Amazon Studios, then you saw the constant references to gorillas Harry ironically points out in the movie. If you havent watched it you can watch it free here. As you may have guessed the references are from real world studies.  Here is a quick video to refresh your memory on the first one.



The first one is the carrots and bananas experiment.  Richard(Ironic name, huh) tells Harry about a book he read it in.   The movie references a book titled Dear Darwin: Experiments with Apes and Man.  The experiment and book may be real, but I was unable to find any info on the book. Making a fake book cover  is pretty simple.  However, a very real book on his shelf in the scene where he displays the Dear Darwin book was The Art Of War.  The Art Of War was probably displayed to show he was a strategic businessman.  I like to provide visuals so I found a similar experiment with cucumbers and grapes. The parallel should be apparent. The short video is actually kind of funny. 



The video is about unequal pay. Obviously the sweetness of a grape is of more value to a monkey than the taste of a cucumber.  The parallel can be seen in the example from the movie about the banana and the carrot which is referenced at the end.  In the movie this example may have been substituted for continuity, simplicity and that neat ending.  Continuity of the use of gorillas sets Harry up to say the hilarious line(Im sure you were thinking), "Why is everyone talking about Gorillas!?"

Later on his wife Bonnie tells him a story about a gorilla experiment involving a ball.  I was able to find a video on this, and spotting the gorilla isn't as tricky as you may have thought. Counting the passes is a bit more tricky.  How did you do?


The final allusion is an outlier about a bear, and is similar to an old tale about a village and a tiger.  The kids in the village find a baby tiger and raise it.  The village elder warns them that the tiger should not be kept as a pet.  The people ignore the elders warnings.  A child gets injured and starts bleeding. The tiger licks the wound and the taste of blood sends him on a killing spree wiping out the village.  The bear allusion is a truncated version of that story.


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Sunday, July 22, 2018

Easiest way to keep your gaming peripherals clean!


Here is a quick and easy way to keep all your gaming peripherals(controllers, mice, keyboards, ect) clean.  It is by far the easiest way.  Other methods were using disposable alcohol pads and water with paper towels. This way eliminates all of that expense and waste.

It should cost you nothing to do it. Because you are recycling something that should be replaced, for sanitary, reasons before its physical failure date.  Save time, money and the planet!
Hope this helps or at least inspires you to clean your nasty devices.  Drop a comment at the FB page, YT or on Twitter.






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Gaming Gear:
Mouse (Great Value)
Keyboard
Headset(Great Value) 
Gamepad
Controller 
Monitor   Learn more about choosing the right PC Monitor.
GPU 
SSD
Mobo  (Has awesome software to control programs bandwidth usage so nothing spikes causing game lag.)


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Thursday, July 19, 2018

Fortnite Cosplay Glider, Umbrella and Harvesting tool list

Rainbow Smash (most widely liked)

Fortnite is a wildly popular game.  Cosplay is a way for fans to show how much they like a particular hobby.  Fortnite cosplay list(will be continuously updated check back often) is a simple easy way to compile a list of gear that you can order online and wear to Comic Cons, parties or out to a chicken dinner. If you are looking for Fortnite Skins Cosplay click here.

The Glider/Umbrealla(used to enter the map) and the Harvesting Tool(used to gain resources) are the two main devices, aside from weapons, that can be used in the game.

The glider has no real world counterpart, but a how-to build guide can be found below.

**Video coming soon

Umbrellas, however, are easy to come by. Here is a list of real world items that mimic game items:

Umbrellas


The Umbrella(Standard):
Snowflake :

Paper Parasol:
Wet Paint :
Beach :
Founders Umbrella:

Other Ideas:

White Ninja Umbrella:
Black Ninja Umbrella:
Middle Finger Umbrella:

Harvesting Tools


Harvesting tools are another item that is hard to find without replicating in a DIY fashion.  Here are a few that can be easily bought for your Fortnite Cosplay needs. Some of these will require imagination and slight modding(dye, stickers, accessories), but additional links are provided where needed. Sssniperwolf

Studded axe(basic pickax):
Studded axe and You Shouldn't have:
Studded axe and Disco Brawl:
Studded axe and  Raiders Revenge:
Studded axe and Lucky:

Forebearer:
Tenderizer:
Cliffhanger:
Spectre:
Tactical Spade:

Renegade Roller:
"Plunija"(Plunger and Sword):
Directors Cut:
Stop Axe(requires cutting and post):

Rainbow Smash(requires dye):
Reaper:
"BatSickle" Bat and Sickle:

Sssniperwolf

Other Ideas:

Royal:
Viking:
Cobra:

**List Version(mm/yy): 07/18

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Fortnite Battle Royale Cosplay based on popular outfits, skins and cosmetics

Fortnite

Fortnite is a wildly popular game.  Cosplay is a way for fans to show how much they like the hobby.
The Fortnite cosplay list(will be continuously updated check back often) is a simple easy way to compile a list of gear that you can order online and wear to Comic Cons, Parties or out to a chicken dinner, or while watching Sssniperwolf play Fortnite: Battle Royale.

Fortnite skins are based on a standard rarity system(Green, Blue, Purple, Gold). There are even skins that will never be released again.  The only way to(without illegally buying an account) have them is to have bought them when they were released.
The Glider/Umbrealla(to enter the map) and the Harvesting Tool(to gain resources) are the two main devices, aside from weapons, that can be used in the game. The links will take you to a list for those devices as this list would be too long.  Sssniperwolf
The glider has no real world counterpart, but a how to build guide can be found below.


Many of the common skins are just basic tops and bottoms. I will build out the more uncommon/rare skins that are more unique, or the defining feature of each skin.

Default Skins:
Top
Pants
Tags
Scarf(can customize color)


SEASON 1


Chromium and Diecast 
Skin color
Beret


Gumshoe, Sleuth and Nior 
Outfit
Trench coat 
Male Glasses
Female Glasses

Sash Sergeant
Hat
Tactical Belt
Scarf
Gloves

Rapscallion and Scoundrel
Outfit(need black pants)

Mission Specialist and MoonWalker
Outfit(choose color)
Helmet
Teknique
Mask
Sweats

SledgeHammer

Vest Pants Top

Gloves
Hat

CrackShot
Outfit



Red Nosed Raider
Head
Sweater

Merry Marauder
Outfit

Codename E.L.F.
Outfit

Nog Ops
Hat
Sweater

Skull Trooper
Outfit

Cuddle Team Leader
Outfit

Sgt Green Clover
Outfit

Bunny Brawler and Rabbit Raider
Outfit

Magnus
Outfit

Huntress
Outfit





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Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Expedition Unknown gear list

Here is a gear list for Expedition Unknown Season 5.  Season 5 covers Josh Gates' on his treasure hunting of Vikings, Nazis, Egypt, and many episodes in Central America(Mormons will like 10 and 11)  As much of the gear was identified as was possible from his gear to wardrobe.
His boots appeared to change frequently and there wasn't much focus on them. If you happen to recognize them from a given episode be sure to leave a message so the list can be updated.

PERSISTENT GEAR

The persistent gear used throughout the season involves stuff he is typically wearing or packs with him. The specific notable gear used in particular episodes will be broken down by episode.

His necklace is just an old necklace he got from England as a child. It is his travel superstition and as he calls it his "travel necklace"(2min YT link of Gates telling about it).

The wrist beads he wears in just about every episode.
His headlamp is a standard AAA battery headlamp buy a quality manufacturer.
He carries a $100 single blade folding pocket knife when he travels.  I dont recommend such an expensive single use knife for travel.
He recommends this Travel Adapter that he uses.
He carries a large Moleskin Notebook.
He carries these just in case.
His basic meds are Cipro antibiotics for bad food and water, Z-pak antibiotic for head and lungs and Pepto-bismol chewables.
His iconic "Crusher" hat.

EPISODE 10/11

Flashlight is used to illuminate the hole they drill in the structure after they find a void with GPR.

He seems to have the same style of shirt in various colors.

He seems to have the same style of pants in various colors.


He wore these the entire time he was in the jungle for these two episodes.



EPISODE 12


The device he used to pinpoint the Nazi coin hit he got with the metal detector.

Flashlight  is used to illuminate the basement area and dish storage room.

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Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Will you fight for independence?


It is actually a coincidence that this article is coming out on July 4th, but I couldn't pick a better time for it to coincide with.  The significance of  7.4.1776 should be more than cookouts and fireworks.  There is a concept that the rest of the world thinks should have influence on what is done in the US that concept goes against the US sovereignty.  The US is the way it is because of its freedoms.  How people can somehow seek to change what it is and still expect it to remain successful is puzzling. Around the world citizens are starting to fight back against the oppressing external forces that are against their way of life.  Here are just a few.

UNITED STATES



The US is beginning to feel the squeeze of oppression that it has been insulated from for a long time.  As tensions grow, the ones seeking change are the ones that should be questioned not the ones who seek to keep the status quo or freedom.  All of the concessions that the seekers of change are working toward directly impact freedom, and it should scare you.   



SOUTH AFRICA


South Africa is being hit hard by an agenda currently starting to take rise in the US.  Identity politics and income inequality are the basis for the murdering of white farmers in South Africa.  The problem is private property ownership is being abolished and "redistributed" to people based on race.  John Adams warned us about this in 1787 in his Defence of the Constitutions of the Government of the United States.
"Debts would be abolished first; Taxes laid heavy on the rich, and not at all o the others; and at at last a downright equal division of everything be demanded, and voted."
Adams' quote should scare you because it is exactly what leftist groups like Antifa and BLM are advocating for along with gun control.  Despite where the argument is misdirected, guns are a constitutional right(in the US) in order to prevent an unjust government.


MEXICO

Mexico has its own reasons for armed resistance.  Currently the resistance in Mexico is fragmented and doesnt really have a unifying symbol or flag.  Drug cartels are running many of the rural areas.  Local government officials from the cops up to the mayors are corrupt.  Cartels carry out killings with no consequences in many areas.  One source puts murder prosecution down as low as 10%.
The people of Mexico have had enough.  Their lives and livelihoods are being taken from them.  Local businessmen are standing up militias armed by mercenaries and volunteers to take back control from the cartels.
Cartels are international terrorist that are affecting the US in the form of large drug funded gangs.

EASTERN BLOC


The eastern bloc nations of the former USSR(Hungary, Bulgaria, Croatia, Poland, Romania, ect) are extremely vigilant against oppressive governments.  It is no coincidence they are defensive when it comes to Islamic immigration.  Islam is more than a religion.  Islam is an oppressive political ideology and not a religion.  Bulgaria has a group called BNO Shipka. They are associated with a wider group called Knights Templar International.  Hungary is out spoken as a country against Islamic immigration and openly and actively invites disenfranchised Europeans to take refuge in its Christian country.
Illegal immigration is a forced political paradigm shift from freedom to a strict adherence to Sharia Law.  Sharia Law should be opposed on every front.  It is antithetical to established law in the US. Legal immigration is at the will of the government, and is dependent on immigrants willingness to assimilate US values.  If US values are antithetical to immigrants values then why do they want to come here? 



SYRIA


Syria has been a proxy war for some time.  Fighters from all over the globe are converging on Syria to fight on both sides.  Some under the banner of governments in coalitions and others as independent freedom fighters.  The fight here is for the political ideology of oppression that is Islam. Syria is already Islamic, but for some that is not good enough.  Daesh(ISIS) is the vehicle for terrorism and oppressive government.
Syria is what will happen when the war comes to the US.  The US has been insulated by the wisdom of the founding fathers and the design of the Constitution.  The Constitution is slowly being eroded. Not only must the Constitution be protected from foreign enemies, but it also must be protected from domestic enemies seeking to corrupt it from within.


UKRAINE 


Ukraine had the unique experience of being invaded by a foreign country for a mere land grab.  Today that is largely unheard of.  Russia made a move into Ukraine and Ukraine's military was unready for the event.  Seeing the government was unable to protect them from the Russians, the people formed volunteer militias to fight. The Ukrainian Insurgent Army initially activated in WW2 under the flag above.  It has recently been activated under the same flag fighting the same ideal. The acting leader of the country was wise enough to see this force and utilize it in preservation of the country.  The documentary places a diabolical spin on the milita, but Vice is pretty far left. The reporter is visibly under the influence of drugs for most of the filming. 
We look to China and their claims on Taiwan and the small islands to its south that it keeps trying to arm.  Korea has cooled down for the moment, but who knows how that will evolve.  Our allies could drag us into a war.  It is nice being isolated by vast oceans, but Hawaii and Guam are geographically vulnerable.  The contiguous states are not out of reach with current technology.  What if that war comes to the US? 


These current events should be a warning to those who have freedom and are all to familiar to those who have lost it.  There WILL come a time that you will have to stop talking and start fighting for it.  Are you willing? How far will you let it get? It is a tough decision to make.  The oppressors count on the restraint of the people to slowly get used to their rights being eroded.  Be vigilant.
"The best prophet of the future is the past." -Lord Byron


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Friday, June 29, 2018

An easy way to save money on stuff you buy anyway.


We are back with another legit money saving method.  It is simple and uses tricks that online merchants like drop shippers(drop shippers are why you should be careful what you buy on Amazon and Ebay) use to widen their profit margins.  We have gathered their tricks to show you how to save money.  One of the best ideas is some of these ways can be used with coupons.  So if you coupon then this is something you need to be doing.  Check out some useful examples below.  The system integrates with your existing budget!
Imagine saving literally up to 10% shopping at Walmart buying things you need like groceries and appliances you would buy anyway. Imagine an average household spends $400 a month on groceries.  A minimum of 7% savings at Walmart just buying groceries would save you $28 a month!

Kohls I've seen over 13%.  Imagine the discounts available in store at Kohls then saving an EXTRA 13%.  The concept works at tons of different retailers from electronics to power tool stores.

It is completely possible for both examples and many more with just a few simple steps. You dont have to do all of them.  You can do each on its own in whatever combination you are comfortable or combine them together for double digit saving percentages.  We are interested to see how high your percentages go.  Be sure to drop a post on the FB page.

For a simple example we are going to use Walmart buying groceries which is easily the best application for this system.


CASH BACK CREDIT CARDS

The first step that everyone should be doing is a cash back credit card.  People have a unhealthy fear of credit cards.  If used properly you can get 1% cash back from things like rent, power, water, phone, cable, ect. If you pay those mandatory bills with credit cards then you are looking at a free 1%.  This is a simple and easy step. You use the card to pay for everything you would pay for directly out of your bank account, you have a transaction protection and 1% back in your pocket. You pay the credit card balance at the end of the month, and you dont pay interest. It is super easy and super effective. We are not going to recommend any particular cards most banks have options and in today's market they are pretty straight forward and have no annual fees.
So we are saving 1% on all our groceries at Walmart. What else can we do?


GIFT CARDS

I know. How will a gift card save me money on groceries.  Easy a website called Gift Card Granny(Using this link will give XcerptShow.com readers(you) 100 points to start off). Do yourself a favor and click that link and take(literally) 2 minutes to sign up and verify your email.  You dont have to add a credit card at this point, but you will be when you see how it works.  GCG sells gift cards of varying amounts for between 1-25% off.  The question is how? 
Sometimes people need cash and get gift cards as gifts or prizes(companies love to give away gift cards).  People sell gift cards to this site and the site resells the cards to you.  You will often times see pawn shops doing the same thing.  It is easy money for them.  
The various stores have differing rates. Currently Walmart is 4%, Kohls is 12%, Home Depot(remodel?) is 3% Target is 9% and Dunkin Donuts was 22%! 
Remember you are going to use your cash back credit card to buy the gift cards and that is going to add 1% as well.  Not only that, but GCG has a rewards program that gives you point towards free gift cards. The more you buy the more you save!  The best part is these are products you are going to buy anyway. You dont have to make a special budget to buy food.  Food is naturally built into budgets. 
So we got 1% from the cash back credit card + 4% for Walmart gift cards(in store) and gaining points for each dollar spent at GCG.  What else can we do?

REFERRAL SITES

There are many sites like this but the best is a website called SwagBucks(Using this link will give XcerptShow.com readers(you) free points to start off!) that gives up to 4% cash back just for shopping thru their portal at Walmart(as an example) which they have exclusively at the moment.  And remember we are just buying groceries. What about when you have to buy other things at Walmart?  The savings just keep stacking up.
So we got 1% from the cash back credit card + 4% for Walmart gift cards and gaining points for each dollar spent at SB. AND an additional 2%(or 4% if you buy a lot and decide to upgrade).
There we have a total of  7% saved on groceries at Walmart. With our first example of $400 per month that is $28 per month saved.  Imagine Christmas shopping, clothes at Kohls, tools at Home Depot and other places you spend money. Plus I have a bonus tip below!

BONUS: LINK SITES

If you have checked out one of our previous posts you will see referral sites used to generate completely FREE gift cards based on watching ads or using a browsing service.  If you want to know more about that click the link above.  Also, the links provided in that article will give you bonus points.  Sign up now, thank me later.  You can do that by itself. It is a slow process, but it definitely works.  I have been doing it for MANY years and it works great. I can make about $25-30 a month just using the website without making any purchases.

For an extra bonus, If you start using Walmart Grocery you can get $10 off of your first order.

Thanks for checking the article out.  Get out there and start saving!

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Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Greatest Counter Terrorism Raid Documentaries

Terrorism has been around for some time.  Governments are becoming more and more scared to deal with terrorism as they should and used to.  Here is a list of some documentaries that show how governments put and end to these terrorist demands once and for all.
Documentaries are on YouTube and I included links to movies if they are worth watching. Movies links have trailers you can watch as well.
The more recent ones have actual footage from news stations and even helmet cams of operators.

Operation Nimrod

1980
Location: England
CTU:SAS
Terrorist: Iran(Islamic)

A really good movie based on Operation Nimrod is 6 Days.

Air France Flight 8969

1994
Location: France
CTU: GIGN
Terrorist: Algeria(Islamic)


A good movie based on Air France Flight 8969 was The Assault

Operation Thunderbolt

1976
Location: Uganda
CTU: IDF
Terrorist: Palestine/ Uganda (Islamic)




Lufthansa Flight 181

1977
Location: Somalia
CTU: GSG9
Terrorist: Somali

Movie action


Operation Dawn 

2011
Location: Ship in Gulf of Aden
CTU: ROK SWF
Terrorist: Somali

Not a documentary, but a CNN breakdown and ACTUAL helmet cam footage of the taking of the ship.





Moscow Theater Siege

2002
Location: Russia
CTU: Spetsnaz
Terrorists: Chechen(Islamic)





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Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Who are Thatcher and Sledge on Rainbow Six Siege?


The recent addition of Thatchers elite skin has confirmed suspicions of where Thatcher came from and further research has a reference to Sledge. The new Thatcher elite skin is called Operation Nimrod.  If you dont know what Operation Nimrod is then you have to watch the movie called 6 Days . Operation Nimrod was considered one of the most successful counter-terrorism operations to date.  The movie is really good. Not only does the name of the skin give us a clue, but Thatchers uncovered face shows us some unique facial hair.

Six Days isn't just a movie; it was based on an event in the 1980's.  The event is spelled out in a documentary by National Geographic embedded below. Remember that unique facial hair mentioned above? Thatcher makes his way into the documentary not as a reenactor, but as a participant telling about his experience during Operation Nimrod.  Thatcher or John McAleese makes his first appearance in the documentary at 16:05. You can jump ahead and check out the resemblance, but I encourage you to watch the full video.  It is really interesting.


But what about Sledge. An actual sledgehammer was used on the back side of the building to make entry when they were unable to use shaped charges.  Why were they unable to blow the window.  It is best seen in the movie.  The crew in the rear had a difficult time making entry.  The man wielding the sledgehammer was named Bob.

Other references to Operation Nimrod:
The embassy balcony that is assaulted looks a lot like the balcony on the embassy map in R6.
Thatchers original outfit has a 1980's style look to it.  It looks just like the accurate period gear in 6 Days.
Thatcher gets his name from Margaret Thatcher who was the Prime Minister of England at the time of Operation Nimrod.
Thatchers bio indicates that he took part in Operation Nimrod.


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Learn about the real life Valkyrie and BlackBeard.
Learn about the real life Capito and Caviera.
Real Life Counter-Terrorism Operations

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Tuesday, June 12, 2018

The worlds most mysterious ancient books documentary collection

We have compiled a list of the most mysterious books known in the world today.  With each book we have included legitimate documentaries that will tell you about them if you have not heard of them. We have tried to include legitimate sources or well produced videos.  Even if you know what you are searching for, filtering out all the bizarre ideas and thoughts of any weirdo with a webcam can be annoying.
The books may be significant or just curiosities. Regardless, learning about them and the history surrounding them is interesting. This is a convenient list of the books and documentaries listed by producer.
**All links link to YouTube.




Voynich Manuscript
"The Voynich manuscript is an illustrated codex hand-written in an unknown writing system. The vellum on which it is written has been carbon-dated to the early 15th century (1404–1438), and it may have been composed in Northern Italy during the Italian Renaissance. The manuscript is named after Wilfrid Voynich, a Polish book dealer who purchased it in 1912." -Wikipedia

Videos by:
BBC
National Geographic
Voynich Code - The Worlds Most Mysterious Manuscript (Unknown, but well made)



Codex Gigas or Devils Bible
"The Codex Gigas is the largest extant medieval illuminated manuscript in the world, at 92 cm (36 in) long. It is also known as the Devil's Bible because of a very unusual full-page portrait of the devil, and the legend surrounding its creation." -Wikipedia

Videos by:
National Geographic Version 1
National Geographic Version 2 (most recent)







Book of Enoch
"The Book of Enoch is an ancient Jewish religious work, ascribed by tradition to Enoch, the great-grandfather of Noah. The older sections (mainly in the Book of the Watchers) of the text are estimated to date from about 300 BC, and the latest part (Book of Parables) probably to the first century BC." -Wikipedia

Videos by:
History Channel






Zohar
"The Zohar is the foundational work in the literature of Jewish mystical thought known as Kabbalah. It is a group of books including commentary on the mystical aspects of the Torah (the five books of Moses) and scriptural interpretations as well as material on mysticism, mythical cosmogony, and mystical psychology. The Zohar contains discussions of the nature of God, the origin and structure of the universe, the nature of souls, redemption, the relationship of Ego to Darkness and "true self" to "The Light of God", and the relationship between the "universal energy" and man. Its scriptural exegesis can be considered an esoteric form of the Rabbinic literature known as Midrash, which elaborates on the Torah." -Wikipedia

Videos by:
History Channel




Nag Hammadi Library
"The Nag Hammadi library is a collection of early Christian and Gnostic texts discovered near the Upper Egyptian town of Nag Hammadi in 1945." -Wikipedia

Videos by:
Science Channel









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