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How a Very Deadly Submarine Did the Unkthinkable to Japan During World War II

A legendary U.S. submarine toting a rocket launcher began its own campaign of coastal terror that foretold the future of naval warfare.<i>At midnight on</i> …

Military

Before and After D-Day: Color Photos From England and France

American troops in England before D-Day, May 1944.<br>Frank Scherschel—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images<p>1 of 25<p>It's no mystery why images of …

D Day

Porsche 911 Speedster Concept Unveiled, Packing 500 HP and 6-Speed Manual

The bubble-backed 911 marks 70 years of Porsche sports cars —as well as the end of the 991 generation.<p>Porsche<p>Eric AdamsView Eric Adams's …

Porsche

D-Day: The Invasion of Normandy in color photographs

Image 1of/90<p>Caption<p>Close<p>On June 6, 1944, the course of world history changed while most Americans slept soundly in their beds thousands of miles away.<p>…

History

Here is Every Weapon the U.S. Army Issues Its Soldiers

Here is Every Weapon the U.S. Army Issues Its Soldiers

U.S. Army

Breathtaking Colorized Photos Show the Horror of the War in the Pacific During World War II

Stunning photos of the US Army during the War in the Pacific have been brought to life through vivid colorization. The breathtaking images capture …

Military

Navy Starts Building its 1st Flight III Destroyer - New Weapons, Sensors & Radar

Navy Flight III DDG - 51 Destroyers have a host of defining new technologies not included in current ships

Emerging Technology

It's been 76 years since the World War II battle that set the stage for Japan's defeat — and changed naval warfare forever

The first few months of 1942 saw Japan take control of islands throughout the Central and South Pacific, including the Philippines and Guam, as part of its plan to form a defensive perimeter to protect its empire and blunt Allied counterattacks.<p>By mid-April, Tokyo was ready to turn its attention to …

These are all the fighter jets in the US Air Force

The Air Force has a different kind of plane for every task, but its fighter jets are often its most visible aircraft, carrying out a variety of missions over any kind of terrain.<p>The first F-15 arrived in the early 1970s, and the highly advanced (though technically troubled) F-35 came online in the …

The US Navy basically admitted that the Littoral Combat Ship looks like a massive failure

After 16 years and billions of dollars, the Navy may have finally acknowledged that its Littoral Combat Ship program looks like a miserable failure.<p>The service "may not" deploy any of the dozen small surface combatants this year despite officials' previous plans to deploy several to join the 7th …

'The Sandlot' cast reunites for 25th anniversary

Scottie Smalls, Hamilton "Ham" Porter, Michael "Squints" Palledorous, and the rest of "The Sandlot" gang took the field together again Thursday in …

Here's every class of ship in the US Navy

The US Navy is the most powerful group of ships, carriers, and sailors on Earth.<p>The Navy is older than the US — founded in 1775 as the Continental Navy — and is currently made up of 430 ships and submarines. It's been involved in more than 10 major wars, and combat has taken the Navy all over the …

The man who won World War II - The Washington Post

March 26, 2018<p>The man who won World War II<p>Andrew Higgins wasn't in the Army. He wasn't a paratrooper. He was a wild and wily genius, a tough, crafty, businessman. And he built the built the boats that brought troops ashore at Normandy on June 6, 1944.<p>About this podcast<p>Retropod is a show for history …

Jim Clark, the indecisive farmer who was transformed behind a wheel

Jim Clark was almost certainly the only Formula One world champion as comfortable with a shepherd’s crook as with a steering wheel. Had he not been killed in Germany 50 years ago this coming weekend, his family’s farm in the Scottish borders is the place to which he would have returned when his …

Motor Racing

If You Want A Sexy Night, Ask Your Partner These Questions

The hottest sex I've ever had started with a question, when a former partner leaned in close to my ear and said, "What have you always wanted to do?" …

Sexual Health

The Atomic-Bomb Core That Escaped World War II

Before two deadly nuclear mishaps, scientists used to risk “tickling the tail of a sleeping dragon.” An Object Lesson.<p>In 1946, shortly after the end of World War II, the physicist Louis Slotin stood in front of a low table at the Los Alamos National Laboratory, concentrating intensely on the object …

Neutrons

Police: Austin bomber left 25-minute confession video on phone

<b>Austin, Texas (CNN) —</b> As the Austin bomber sensed that authorities were closing in on him on Tuesday night, he took out his cell phone and recorded a 25-minute video confessing to building the explosive devices -- but didn't explain why he targeted his victims, interim Austin police Chief Brian …

In Winston Churchill, Hollywood rewards a mass murderer

<i>Shashi Tharoor is author of “Inglorious Empire: What the British Did to India.” He chairs the Indian Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee.</i><p>“History,” Winston Churchill said, “will be kind to me, for I intend to write it myself.” He needn’t have bothered. He was one of the great mass murderers of …

World History

This Android app just changed the desktop game: scrcpy

This week developer rom1v released an application for Mac, Windows, and Linux which makes Android appear on a desktop. The user has only to connect …

Wreckage of aircraft carrier, USS Lexington, sunk in WWII found in Pacific

A team led by billionaire Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen says it found the wreck of the USS Lexington, an aircraft carrier that was sunk in 1942’s Battle of the Coral Sea with the loss of more than 200 sailors.<p>In a tweet and an announcement on his website, Allen said the ship had been found Sunday …

Military

What are F1's biggest design trends in 2018?

Whenever Formula 1 introduces dramatic new regulations, the first year of the rules always throws up some fascinating divergence as teams pursue …

Here's every weapon the US Army gives to its soldiers

It goes without saying that the US Army is continuously testing and adding new weapons to its arsenal.<p>For example, the Army recently began to replace the M9 and M11 pistols with the M17 and M18, but has only delivered them to soldiers in the 101st Airborne Division at Fort Campbell in Kentucky. …

Taylor Swift’s Lyrics Are Too Lame to Copyright, Judge Hilariously Rules

In a copyright case accusing Swift of cribbing the “Shake It Off” lyrics “players gonna play” and “haters gonna hate,” a judge ruled the phrases too …

Drums

The Harp Twins Perform a Rocking Cover of Led Zeppelin’s ‘Immigrant Song’

Identical twins Camille and Kennerly Kitt, also known as the Harp Twins, performed an awesome cover of legendary rock band Led Zeppelin‘s “Immigrant …

End of an era: Millennials brought about the downfall of one of America's most iconic beer brands

The "King of Beers" has fallen on some hard times.<p>Budweiser, once the best-selling beer in America, is no longer in the top three best-selling brands, CNN reports.<p>Miller Lite beat out Budweiser in US sales in 2017 to earn the No. 3 spot, CNN reported, citing the trade publication Beer Marketer's …

Watch this 100,000 tonne aircraft carrier making sharp high-speed turns in the Atlantic Ocean

For a moment, it appeared the USS Abraham Lincoln would flip sideways but it nailed the manoeuvre perfectly.<p>Aircraft carriers are known for their …

Dan Gurney, 1931-2018

Following his career as a driver, Gurney, who was also a race winner in IndyCar and Nascar, continued to develop All American Racers. It remains the …

Dan Gurney obituary

The American racing driver Dan Gurney, who has died aged 86, was said to be the rival most feared by the great Jim Clark. He was at the start of the most remarkable week of his career in the cockpit when, on a Sunday afternoon in June 1967, he mounted the podium at Le Mans alongside AJ Foyt, with …

Motorsport

10 Amazing Untold Stories From World War II

World War II was one of the bloodiest wars in human history. Millions took part in the fighting, and sadly, millions died. Unsurprisingly, there are …

31 Niles Crane Quotes To Live Your Life By

Niles gotta have it!