According to the Pentagon, “approximately 71% of the 34 million 17-to-24-year-olds in the U.S. would not qualify for military service because of reasons related to health, physical appearance and educational background.”

+ One of the reasons Uncle Sam no longer wants you could be due to the rise in our consumption of certain oils, fats, and grains. From WaPo: How the American diet has failed.

+ The Wrong War: According to a recent report from the CDC, alcohol is responsible for one in ten deaths.