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Little-known group claims it killed senior Egyptian army officer

Banner of the Revolution says it was responsible for murder of brigadier general outside his suburban Cairo home<p>A little-known Egyptian group has claimed responsibility for the killing of a senior Egyptian army officer outside his suburban Cairo home.<p>The claim came in a statement by the Banner of …

Muslim Brotherhood

Here's How You Can Restore An Old Hot Wheels Car to Its Former Glory

It's crazy what a little polish and some new paint can do.<p>If you're a fan of old cars, then there are few things more satisfying than seeing a rusty barn find brought back to life. It takes a ton of time, energy, and effort, but in the end, you have an awesome piece of history to drive.<p>But what …

"Reversing" Combustion: We Can Now Convert Carbon Dioxide Back Into Ethanol

Direct Conversion<p>Scientists at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have developed a catalyst that “essentially reverses” the …

Aleppo rebels outgunned but confident as siege bites | Reuters

BEIRUT (Reuters) - A senior rebel commander said on Friday that Syrian government forces would never be able to capture Aleppo’s opposition-held east, more than three weeks into a ferocious offensive, but a military source said the operation was going as planned.<p>Russian air strikes were proving of …

Middle East

As Assault On Mosul Looms, Resistance Grows — And ISIS Grows More Brutal

ISIS has held the Iraqi city of Mosul in a tight, brutal grip for more than two years. Now, a motley array of Iraqi forces and their allies are massing to try to retake the extremists' crown jewel and their largest city.<p>Whether the offensive is successful — pushing out the militants without the …

Mosul

Libya coup attempt as Tripoli militias seek to topple UN-backed government

Tripoli militias have staged an attempted coup against Libya’s United Nations-backed government, seizing key state buildings and a TV station and pledging they are ready to fight to take power.<p>After capturing the central Rixos hotel, home of the government’s state council assembly, on Friday night, …

Middle East

From drones to AKs, high technology to low politics.

The U.S. Navy wants to go all in on the USS Ford-class aircraft carrier program. Less than a year...<p>The world’s largest automobile market is China, …

Obama put Iran's ballistic missile program back in business

The Washington Free Beacon reports that the Obama administration put Iran's ballistic missile program back in business by removing sanctions on its …

South Asia

Syria isn’t a cold war conflict: the US and Russia can’t just fix it

Washington and Moscow are engaged in a new standoff over Syria, and this time it has gone beyond words. The US has broken off talks and recalled its negotiators from Geneva. Russia, meanwhile, has suspended an agreement on the destruction of plutonium, setting conditions – including an end to …

Middle East

This One Dealer Bought Pretty Much All The Remaining New Dodge Vipers [Updated]

2017 is the final year of Dodge Viper production, the end of an era of snap-oversteer madness. And one dealer is looking to cash in on that by buying …

Leaked: Source Reveals Coordination between US, ISIS in Attacking Syrian Army | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

<i>The ISIS launched attacks on the Syrian army positions in Deir Ezzor only 7 minutes after the US-led coalition’s airstrikes on Saturday, a military</i> …

Jeep Adventure Pedal Cart

Jeep Adventure Pedal Go Kart<p>Pack a lunch, it's not called the Jeep Adventure for nothing. You're set to ride on an adventure with this mid-sized …

Borla Announces Exhaust Systems For Camaro V6 And 2.0 Turbo

Not long after announcing its exhaust line-up for the 2016 Chevrolet Camaro SS, Borla has unveiled its exhaust options for the V6 and turbo-four …

How Texas explains Assad's strategy in Syria

San Antonio lies in the southwest of our fictional battlefield, Austin is 80 miles to the north, and Dallas sits 200 miles farther along the same highway, near the northwestern border.<p>Houston does not exist as part of the conflict, lying just outside the southeastern border, and the northeastern …

Meet the world's first vehicle that can be packed up and shipped like Ikea furniture

A philanthropist asked a racecar designer to make an all-terrain vehicle suitable for humanitarian missions in Africa. The result was the Ox, “the world’s first flatpack truck” — meaning it can be packed up into a flat box and shipped like Ikea furniture.<p>The truck is absurdly simple to assemble: …

The Next President Will Decide the Fate of Killer Robots—and the Future of War

The next president will have a range of issues on their plate, from how to deal with growing tensions with China and Russia, to an ongoing war …

The US Navy's 'first-of-its-kind' stealthy destroyer is one step closer to activation

The Navy's new "first-of-its-kind" stealthy destroyer will soon go to San Diego, Calif., where it will go through what's called "ship activation" - a process of integrating the major systems and technologies on the ship leading up to an eventual live-fire exercise of its guns and missiles.<p>As part …

34 Ways to Soup Up Your Current Car With Tech

Adding the right technology to an older car can make it feel brand new. Here's where to start.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn …

NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

Two Colorado men killed fighting ISIS with Kurdish forces

Why did two young men leave suburban Denver neighborhoods for a war zone to fight ISIS? They may have never met, but they shared similar traits, …

Middle East

How the US could take on and beat another country's military with only the Army

The US military most certainly has the capability to project force almost anywhere in the world on a moment's notice. The Army, Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps are on constant alert for the order to break through another nation's defenses and start aggressively installing a democracy.<p>Sure, the …

How to Turn Your Bicycle into a Motorcycle

It is basic human nature that forces us to continuously innovate and progress in almost every aspect of our lives. The drive that led to the …

Manchester

These Custom Motorcycles Can Go Anywhere

Photo: Kamil Bailous<p>James Crowe didn’t start out a motorcycle guy. After a childhood filled with romping around the British Columbia backcountry on skis and mountain bikes, he became fascinated with combustion-powered vehicles and landed an apprenticeship at Steve’s Auto Restorations, a legendary …

Motorcycles

Fast & Furious: 16 Driving Tips to Make Your Car Purr

Most of us think we’re pretty good behind the wheel. Whether that’s true or not, there’s always room to improve. You might be a dab hand at drift …

Commuting

Auto Restoration Shop | Sell Your Muscle Car | Brauns Auto

You took her to an auto restoration shop and fixed every single thing you could. You’ve waxed and wiped the beautiful fully restored muscle car in …

Buying Cars Off Craigslist Has Enriched My Life

Like everyone, I started surfing Craigslist because I wanted to snag sweet deals. Though I was initially a bit worried about meeting randos from the …

The 10 Best Off-Road Vehicles That Aren't the Jeep Wrangler

Don't want to wait for the next-generation Wrangler? Buy one of these.<p>The Jeep Wrangler is the default choice for a new off-road vehicle, and for good reason: For the money, there are few trucks more capable. What if you don't want a Wrangler, though? Perhaps you want something more luxurious, or …

Off-roading

British Special Forces combat ISIS in modified Land Cruisers

The Land Cruiser-based Al-Thalab is an unstoppable mule of a truck.<p>British Special Forces on the ground in Syria are fighting the Islamic State with heavily modified Toyota-based off-roaders. Exclusive images from the BBC, embedded below in a tweet from Middle East correspondent Quentin …

Middle East