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Is This Gliding Electric Bus the Future of Public Transportation?

Farewell, traffic jams.<p>If you've ever been stuck on the bus wondering how and when the humble vehicle will make the jump into the future, a fresh concept video could ease your transportation-related concerns.<p>The mass-transit concept, created by Beijing-based Transit Explore Bus, was shown off at …

This tweet accidentally revealed an uncomfortable truth about law enforcement

This is probably not the best way to respond when people say police are stealing their stuff.<p>Civil asset forfeiture — police confiscating the stuff of someone accused of a crime, on the theory that it might have been used in the crime or bought with money from it — is one of those widespread …

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German pensioner claims he has found Nazi nuclear bombs

A pensioner in Germany claims to have found evidence of Nazi nuclear bombs hidden underground.<p>Peter Lohr, a 70-year-old amateur historian, said he found traces of mysterious metallic objects in a long-abandoned network of tunnels built by the Nazis near the city of Chemnitz.<p>“At least two of the …

Combat power, allies best way to deter North Korea: U.S. military official | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - North Korea is on a quest to develop nuclear-armed ballistic missiles that can strike the United States, and the best way to counter Pyongyang is with combat power and strong alliances, the commander of U.S. forces in the Pacific said on Tuesday.<p>U.S. army soldiers take part …

North Korea

How the Refugee Crisis Has Already Changed Europe

"One thing is clear: Europe is a different place now."<p>During the winter of 2014, I worked on a project for the United Nations refugee agency, unhcr, …

North Africa

The Strange, Forgotten Story of the 'Nazi Titanic'

<i>This post is in partnership with the History News Network, the website that puts the news into historical perspective. The article below was</i> …

Royal Air Force

NUKEMAP by Alex Wellerstein

Export to Google Earth (KMZ) (beta) No detonations to export!<p>Render objects<p>Render effects as rings on ground [?]<p>Render fireball as 3D sphere …