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The Steady Decline Of AAA Games: Developers Ditch Corporate Tyranny And Start Over

This YouTube video by Bellular News provides an overview of the decline of corporate made AAA video games. For a few years, giant development companies including Electronic Arts and Activision/Blizzard have inspired the wrath of YouTubers who cover the industry. AAA publishers and developers use greedy and manipulative monetization practices, and overwork their employees to the point of physical illness. These companies used to be the leaders in game quality, but today they are bloated, corrupt, and the creative talent is striking out on its own.

Bitcoin Price Breakout? Month Of Consolidation, How Much Longer?

In another YouTube video by Crypto Zombie, the host K-Dub reports signs of a Bitcoin price breakout coming soon. Ever since the economic stimulus checks were distributed in March, Bitcoin has hovered between about $54K and $60K. For any other asset class, this would seem volatile, but it’s been very boring by cryptocurrency standards. Looking at the charts, we should see either a new all time high, or drop to $50K, in another week.

Beginner’s Guide To Handguns Part 4: Storage And Staging For Home Defense

In this YouTube video by USCCA, we learn the difference between gun storage and staging in the home, and how to practice them safely. Storage is keeping an empty gun unused for long periods of time, while staging is having one ready, yet secure, in case of a home invasion.

25 Minute Dumbbell Workout: Build Muscle And Burn Fat

In this YouTube video, we have another dumbbell workout by Funk Roberts. This one is 25 minutes long and utilizes metabolic conditioning and high intensity interval training (HIIT.)

Beginner’s Guide To Handguns Part 3: Gun Range Safety And Etiquette

This YouTube video by National Shooting Sports Foundation explains common safety and etiquette rules at a shooting range. Shooting ranges are important places to practice. Many will let you rent or otherwise try out different gun models before you commit to buying one. It’s helpful to know how a gun model feels in your hands and if it’s comfortable; everyone is different.

The Rise Of Indie Comics: Crowdfunding, Mainstream Publisher Collapse, And Twitter’s Undue Influence

his YouTube video by Clownfish TV reports on the outstanding success indie comics, while reviewing the state of mainstream comic publishers’ woes. For many years, Twitter has had too much influence on mainstream entertainment, and Corporate America for that matter. Twitter amplifies the complaints of far left agitators, comics publishers and Hollywood listen to them, and regular audiences reject the products that result.

Beginner’s Guide To Handguns Part 2: 4 Rules Of Firearm Safety

This very important YouTube video by Warrior Poet Society lists 4 safety rules for handguns. The host John Lovell is a former Army Ranger who teaches firearm safety throughout the United States. These rules are universal, and should be practiced by gun owners so much they become second nature.

25 Minute Yoga Workout

In this YouTube video by Yoga With Tim, we are guided in a 25 minute yoga workout meant to detox the body and improve the nervous system. The instructor Tim Sinesi provides variations of the exercises to match one’s skill level. If you haven’t practiced yoga before, or haven’t for many months like me, this is an easy workout to get into.

Beginner’s Guide To Handguns Part 1: How A Handgun Works

In this YouTube video by Guns & Accessories, the host presents the basics of how a handgun works. There are many types of guns and ammunition. The host explains how ammunition is classified by its diameter size, whether in the Standard or Metric systems. Then he carefully demonstrates how a standard gun operates while not firing with it.

Bitcoin News: Explosive Growth In April?

It’s time for another cryptocurrency update as we listen to this video by Crypto Zombie. The host K-Dub predicts the month of April will be explosive for the value of Bitcoin. Historically, March is a bearish period for Bitcoin, but this year we have seen a general bull trend with mostly sideways consolidation.

“Christ Defeated Death” Unisex Cruiser Hoodie

“Christ Defeated Death” Unisex Cruiser Hoodie

This iconic unisex hoodie sweatshirt is the only way to take the cold seasons in style. Also, it’s organic, so that’s a plus. Featuring a double-layered hood, a kangaroo pocket in front, and a tight-knit construction, giving it better quality and...

“Assets > Money” Unisex Cruiser Hoodie

“Assets > Money” Unisex Cruiser Hoodie

This iconic unisex hoodie sweatshirt is the only way to take the cold seasons in style. Also, it’s organic, so that’s a plus. Featuring a double-layered hood, a kangaroo pocket in front, and a tight-knit construction, giving it better quality and...

“It’s Okay To Stand Up For Yourself” Unisex Twill Hat

“It’s Okay To Stand Up For Yourself” Unisex Twill Hat

The Unisex 6-panel Twill Cap is one of our most popular options—it’s perfect for the great outdoors, sporting events, and everyday use. This solid design is 100% cotton twill and will become your go-to hat for years to come. Buckram lining not only...

The Steady Decline Of AAA Games: Developers Ditch Corporate Tyranny And Start Over

The Steady Decline Of AAA Games: Developers Ditch Corporate Tyranny And Start Over

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This YouTube video by Bellular News provides an overview of the decline of corporate made AAA video games. For a few years, giant development companies including Electronic Arts and Activision/Blizzard have inspired the wrath of YouTubers who cover the industry. AAA publishers and developers use greedy and manipulative monetization practices, and overwork their employees to the point of physical illness. These companies used to be the leaders in game quality, but today they are bloated, corrupt, and the creative talent is striking out on its own.

Bitcoin Price Breakout? Month Of Consolidation, How Much Longer?

Bitcoin Price Breakout? Month Of Consolidation, How Much Longer?

If You Find This Content Valuable, Share It!

In another YouTube video by Crypto Zombie, the host K-Dub reports signs of a Bitcoin price breakout coming soon. Ever since the economic stimulus checks were distributed in March, Bitcoin has hovered between about $54K and $60K. For any other asset class, this would seem volatile, but it’s been very boring by cryptocurrency standards. Looking at the charts, we should see either a new all time high, or drop to $50K, in another week.

Beginner’s Guide To Handguns Part 4: Storage And Staging For Home Defense

Beginner’s Guide To Handguns Part 4: Storage And Staging For Home Defense

If You Find This Content Valuable, Share It!

In this YouTube video by USCCA, we learn the difference between gun storage and staging in the home, and how to practice them safely. Storage is keeping an empty gun unused for long periods of time, while staging is having one ready, yet secure, in case of a home invasion.

Beginner’s Guide To Handguns Part 3: Gun Range Safety And Etiquette

Beginner’s Guide To Handguns Part 3: Gun Range Safety And Etiquette

If You Find This Content Valuable, Share It!

This YouTube video by National Shooting Sports Foundation explains common safety and etiquette rules at a shooting range. Shooting ranges are important places to practice. Many will let you rent or otherwise try out different gun models before you commit to buying one. It’s helpful to know how a gun model feels in your hands and if it’s comfortable; everyone is different.

The Rise Of Indie Comics: Crowdfunding, Mainstream Publisher Collapse, And Twitter’s Undue Influence

The Rise Of Indie Comics: Crowdfunding, Mainstream Publisher Collapse, And Twitter’s Undue Influence

If You Find This Content Valuable, Share It!

his YouTube video by Clownfish TV reports on the outstanding success indie comics, while reviewing the state of mainstream comic publishers’ woes. For many years, Twitter has had too much influence on mainstream entertainment, and Corporate America for that matter. Twitter amplifies the complaints of far left agitators, comics publishers and Hollywood listen to them, and regular audiences reject the products that result.

Beginner’s Guide To Handguns Part 2: 4 Rules Of Firearm Safety

Beginner’s Guide To Handguns Part 2: 4 Rules Of Firearm Safety

If You Find This Content Valuable, Share It!

This very important YouTube video by Warrior Poet Society lists 4 safety rules for handguns. The host John Lovell is a former Army Ranger who teaches firearm safety throughout the United States. These rules are universal, and should be practiced by gun owners so much they become second nature.

25 Minute Yoga Workout

25 Minute Yoga Workout

If You Find This Content Valuable, Share It!

In this YouTube video by Yoga With Tim, we are guided in a 25 minute yoga workout meant to detox the body and improve the nervous system. The instructor Tim Sinesi provides variations of the exercises to match one’s skill level. If you haven’t practiced yoga before, or haven’t for many months like me, this is an easy workout to get into.

Beginner’s Guide To Handguns Part 1: How A Handgun Works

Beginner’s Guide To Handguns Part 1: How A Handgun Works

If You Find This Content Valuable, Share It!

In this YouTube video by Guns & Accessories, the host presents the basics of how a handgun works. There are many types of guns and ammunition. The host explains how ammunition is classified by its diameter size, whether in the Standard or Metric systems. Then he carefully demonstrates how a standard gun operates while not firing with it.

Bitcoin News: Explosive Growth In April?

Bitcoin News: Explosive Growth In April?

If You Find This Content Valuable, Share It!

It’s time for another cryptocurrency update as we listen to this video by Crypto Zombie. The host K-Dub predicts the month of April will be explosive for the value of Bitcoin. Historically, March is a bearish period for Bitcoin, but this year we have seen a general bull trend with mostly sideways consolidation.

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