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Canada's Defense Department Is Funding a Quantum Radar System

Cutting-edge physics has driven military innovation for over a century, from Marie Curie’s x-ray machines of World War I to the quest for the atomic …

Quantum Mechanics

How the F6F Hellcat Became America's Answer to the Japanese Zero - Warrior Maven

Xi term limit proposal sparks rare public dissent in China

BEIJING (AP) — In a rare public expression of dissent in China, a well-known political commentator and a prominent businesswoman have penned open letters urging lawmakers to reject a plan that would allow President Xi Jinping to rule indefinitely.<p>Their impassioned statements on a popular messaging …

China

The Deep State Takes Out the White House’s Dark Clown Prince

Jared Kushner had a very bad terrible no good day. Couldn’t have happened to a nicer guy.<p>If you’ve ever filled out a form SF-86 for a U.S. government …

China Has Big Plans to Win the Next War

The 1991 Gulf War and the 1999 Kosovo War heralded a new era of warfare for the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA). Stunning victories by …

How Fake Surgery Exposes Useless Treatments

Two weeks after my husband had a couple of stents installed in his coronary arteries, he awoke to this headline in the <i>New York Times:</i> …

Medicine

Here are 9 things Americans just don't understand -- compared to the rest of the world

To hear the far-right ideologues of Fox News and AM talk radio tell it, life in Europe is hell on Earth. Taxes are high, sexual promiscuity prevails, …

Watch F-15 fighter jets rip though the UK's 'Mach Loop' while making ultra low-level passes

The "Mach Loop" in northwest Wales provides a perfect vantage point to watch fighter jets and other aircraft blitz through steep-sided valleys at almost eye level.<p>Earlier this week, amateur photographer Elwyn Roberts caught what appear to be US Air Force F-15 fighters from the 48th Fighter Wing …

Aviation

Is Israel Turning Against the F-35?

Even as Israel activates its first F-35 squadron, the Israeli Air Force may be opting for an older aircraft for its next fighter purchase.<p>Instead of …

Aviation

Basic Plane Design - Explained Simply, With Pictures

Basic Aircraft Design .craft pack – Here is a basic .craft pack I’ve put together with some stupid-simple designs taking different approaches.<p>And the …

Plane full of plumbers forced to turn around because of a broken toilet

A Norwegian flight with a broken toilet was forced to return to Oslo only 20 minutes into the journey - despite the plane being full of plumbers.<p>The service from the Norwegian capital bound for the German city of Munich - a two hour and 20 minute flight - was carrying 85 tradesmen from the …

Doron Rubin, leader of daring missions behind enemy lines, dies at 74

Former IDF general Doron Rubin, who led soldiers into battle in four wars and countless military operations, died on Friday after an extended illness …

Military

USAF Official in Charge of A-10s Says Re-Wing Program Is "Not Going to Happen"

At a certain point, political opposition may not be enough to prevent more than 100 Warthogs from ending up unflyable.<p>USAF<p>The top civilian in charge …

Military

Russia Built a Mach 3 Fighter Jet to Destroy a Bomber America Never Built

<i>According to one count, there are 252 MiG-31s in the inventory of the Russian Air Force. Moscow began modernizing its Foxhound fleet to the MiG-31BM</i> …

Military

Want to Strike North Korea? It’s Not Going to Go the Way You Think.

Trust me: I was a nuclear strategist for the Pentagon.<p>For the bulk of my professional career, I’ve been studying maybe the most difficult and dangerous question in American foreign policy: how to handle a North Korea armed with nuclear weapons. During five of those years, my job at the Department …

North Korea

Roy Moore’s stunning defeat reveals the red line for Trump-style politics

The shock election results saw a Democrat make rare inroads in deep-red Alabama – and will hasten the existential question facing the Republican party<p>There’s no sugar-coating the stunning defeat for Donald Trump and his cronies in Tuesday’s Senate contest.<p>There’s no accusation of fake news that can …

Roy Moore

Mad Jack Churchill: WWII’s Bagpipe Playing And Sword Wielding Badass

From motorcycle adventurer to Nazi hunter to surfer, Mad Jack Churchill lived quite the life.The post Mad Jack Churchill: WWII’s Bagpipe Playing And …

Churchill

Elon Musk Made a Secret Appearance to Elite U.S. Marines and Gave a Stirring Speech

Tesla CEO Elon Musk made a welcomed appearance at the 1st Marine Raider Battalion Ball and delivered a sobering speech that took many U.S. Marines by surprise last Friday.<p>This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>Tesla CEO Elon Musk made a welcomed appearance at the 1st Marine Raider …

Military

NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

College Football

Juan Williams: Trump's war on media is truly dangerous

Editor's note: This first appeared in The Hill.<p>Okay, you are covering the White House. What do you do when a retired four-star general who is now White House Chief of Staff tells lies in an on-the-record briefing?<p>You stick to the facts, and let readers and viewers realize the alarming dereliction …

Donald Trump

Thor: Ragnarok review

The God of Thunder gets the movie he’s always deserved<p><i>Thor: Ragnarok</i> is proof that Marvel has finally allotted space for a new cinematic voice to take total control over one of its franchises in desperate need of change.<p><i>Ragnarok</i> is a doodle notebook full of teenage daydreams, a neon-infused fantasy …

New Lockheed Martin’s Skunk Works Video Teases The Shape Of The Next-Generation Air Dominance (NGAD) Fighter

A new video provides a glimpse of the 6th Gen. fighter concept that could replace the F-22. But it’s probably not the real one… A short clip just …

Aviation

I Worked With Elon Musk And Learned That Intelligence Is Not The Key To Success

<i>As a 15-year-old who aspires to be an engineer, I admire people like Elon Musk. How do you think someone could be as successful as him without being as smart as him? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the</i> …

Self-improvement

Onkyo’s new TX-RZ920 network receiver is a multimedia monster for all audio fans

Premium audio manufacturer Onkyo has announced the latest in a long line of high-quality home theater gear at CEDIA 2017, unveiling a massively …

Audiophile

The F-23 Stealth Fighter: A Revolutionary Fighter Jet That Was Passed Over for the F-22

<i>As is the case with the X-32, the YF-23 never faced the most dramatic problems to afflict the F-22 Raptor. It never experienced cost overruns,</i> …

Aviation

Report: China needs 5-10 more years to achieve graphene industrialization

(Photo/International Financial News)<p>China's graphene industry is still in its early development stage. It needs at least five to ten more years to …

Graphene

Ant Middleton explains how being the best can only get you so far

Business Insider UK spoke with Anthony Middleton, former Special Forces Operator and co-author of "SAS: Who Dares Wins" about how being an individual and the best at everything can only get you so far in your career.<p>He said: " I think you have to massively humble yourself when it comes to your …

Special Forces

SpaceX scores contract to launch Air Force’s secretive X-37B spaceplane

The flight is set for August<p>SpaceX has scored one of its biggest contracts yet with the US Air Force: launching the military’s secretive X-37B spaceplane on top of the company’s Falcon 9 rocket. The mission, set to happen sometime in August, will be the first one SpaceX does for the Air Force, as …

Space Exploration

Qatar's $21B deal to buy F-15s moving forward amid diplomatic battle

A plan to sell $21.1 billion worth of Boeing (BA)-made F-15 fighter jets to Qatar appears to be moving forward, despite several countries cutting diplomatic ties with the Middle Eastern nation this week.<p>A State Department official said the diplomatic battle and President Donald Trump’s criticism of …

NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

78 minutes ago<p>We can fortunately now formulate a guess on when the Raiders could make the call on Marshawn Lynch's future.<p>3 hours ago<p>The Raiders …