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The world just got closer to a 'hypersonic space plane' that will transform 'the economics of space'

BAE Systems, the globetrotting defence and aeronautics giant, just bought 20% of the firm, and it's making a major investment in Reaction Engines' most promising ideas.<p>The idea is an unpiloted and reusable hypersonic space plane. It's called Sabre. Here's how Reaction Engines describes it:<p>A new …

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Wales Rally GB preview

Britain's round of the World Rally Championship takes place in the traditionally tricky forests of Wales from November 12-15. Here's what's in store from some of the world's most spectacular cars<p>Believe it or not, the latest, 1.6-litre turbocharged rally cars are quicker than the fearsome machines …

Anonymous drops names of KKK members online, including US politicians

Anonymous has released four separate drops that allegedly include the names and information of members of the Ku Klux Klan — a Christian white supremacy organization identified as a hate group by the Anti-Defamation League and the Southern Poverty Law Center. The list, so far, has apparently …

FBI returns to 9mm rounds, once shunned as ineffective

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is returning to the ammunition caliber it labeled ineffective and blamed for the deaths of two of its agents during a 1986 shootout in Miami — the 9mm jacketed hollow-point luger.<p>In addition to the new bullet, the FBI has decided to purchase a new pistol to fire …

Masked Man Enters Chicago Corner Store, Points Gun at Employee and Announces Robbery. But Customer With Concealed Carry License Has Final Word.

CHICAGO (TheBlaze/AP) — A customer with a concealed carry license shot and killed an armed man attempting to rob a Chicago neighborhood store, police said Sunday.<p>A masked man walked into the store and currency exchange about 7 p.m. Saturday on the city’s southwest side, displayed a handgun and …

This little-known federal agency can't explain why it needs a fleet of 1,100 flashy SUVs

The Federal Protective Service (FPS) is a relatively unknown division of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) which is primarily concerned with …

WATCH: One dead and another injured after 'UFO' appeared in the skies

But most people who watched the video of the crash which involved three vehicles have concluded it to be a bird-brained theory, saying you can …

There’s now a robot that can drive a motorbike on its own

The robots are gaining on us.<p>As part of its display at this year’s Tokyo Motor Show, on Oct. 28, Yamaha showed off a robot that can drive a motorbike on its own. The robot, which Yamaha is calling Motobot, even challenges Valentino Rossi, the nine-time Grand Prix champion, in the creepiest voice …

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Horror

Russia's 'plan to drop nuclear bomb on London' in attack that could kill millions exposed

A plot from Russia to drop nuclear bombs on London in a bid to wipe out the capital city has been exposed.<p>William Penney, a British atomic expert who …

Watch Obama Break Down the Difference Between 'Black Lives Matter' and 'All Lives Matter'

As the White House hosted a forum to discuss criminal justice tonight, <b>President Barack Obama</b> used the opportunity to defend activists' use of "<b>black</b> …

Black Lives Matter

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Sports Cars

Future Cars: 2017 Honda Civic Type-R Is The One Coming To North America

Caught recently undergoing <i>testing at the Nürburgring</i>, it’s hard to believe Honda are already developing their next generation Civic Type-R. It only …

This Week on the Forums: Race-Ready Lamborghini, Barn Find Gold, And More

"I read it for the articles" always sounded like a punchline.<p>But come March, it'll be true. Because pioneering men's magazine <i>Playboy</i> has announced …

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Enforma transformed a dark 19th-century stone villa in Montenegro into a modern light-filled residence

Altering heritage buildings in order to accommodate contemporary lifestyles is a often a tightrope task. In the case of this 19th-century villa …

Dean Baker | Paul Ryan Wants to Shut Down the Government, Permanently

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin) speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor, Maryland, March 6, 2014. (Photo: Christopher …