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Anti-access/area denial: not as new as you might think | The Strategist

‘Anti-access/area denial’ (commonly known as A2AD) has become a hot topic in recent years. Many have detailed the threats that A2AD weapons systems …

Checking Out The Marvel Legends Series Captain America Shield

When I was five, my uncle bought me my first comic book… it was <i>Captain America and the Falcon</i>. When I was eleven, I met my first comic creator… <b>Jack</b> …

Comics

What's Faster, an Ultralight Plane or a Porsche?

Can a Zivko Edge 540 beat a Porsche 918 supercar?<p>Who you got: Plane or car? German motoring TV show "Grip" has filmed the ultimate speed test pairing an ultra high performance stunt plane against the super-fast Porsche 918 Spyder.<p>Even if German isn't your native language, the film is worth the …

Internal Combustion Engine

Incredible footage shows what it’s like to fly at supersonic speed in the stratosphere

The following footage was shot by famous aviation video producer Artur Sarkysian for MigFlug, the company that offers fighter jet flying experiences to their customers. Among the packages the company offers, the Edge of Space mission uses a MiG-29 Fulcrum and takes people who want to experience a …

9/11 through the eyes of a first responder and his disposable camera

Anyone who was in the U.S. during the Sept. 11 attacks has their own images from that day imprinted in their mind. Ken George, a first responder to …

Jeff Francoeur: one of the least valuable players of all time

Jeff Francoeur has been a part of my life for a long, long time. He was the great, young hope for my favorite baseball team and then quickly became …

U.S. Overseas Bases Are Much More Vulnerable Than Aircraft Carriers

There has been a raft of commentaries recently about how countries like China and Russia are pursuing so-called anti-access/area-denial strategies …

Atlanta Braves Morning Chop: Motivation from Babies… and Tebow

Aug 30, 2016; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta Braves shortstop <b>Dansby Swanson</b> (2) and second baseman <b>Gordon Beckham</b> (7) celebrate a victory against the San …

10 Reasons Why You Should Spend a Month or More in NYC

There is so much going on in NYC that you need a decent chunk of time to make a noticeable dent on must-see lists, let alone experiencing the …

Captain America Has Officially Quit Being Captain America

There may have been more to the ending of Civil War than we thought.<p>The <i>Captain America</i> movies—like most Marvel movies—are a lot of fun, but they rarely leave anything open to interpretation. These are not movies that cut to credits with Hawkeye's arrow spinning on a table, <i>Inception</i>-style, making …

5 Old-School Leg Workouts that Will Work Forever

Leg Day has become somewhat ceremonial for men. If you’re new to weightlifting, though, is there anything more daunting? Are you doing the moves …

Underdog Vietnam Is Splurging on Weapons to Keep China at Bay

A modern day David and Goliath is playing out in the South China Sea.<p>Rivals are preparing for a showdown in the South China Sea. On one side is the world's second-largest economy and most populous nation. On the other is a scrappy country that has taken on world powers—and won. And the way it is …

Military

Game of Thrones

Summers span decades. Winters can last a lifetime. And the struggle for the Iron Throne begins. Based on the bestselling book series by George R.R. …

VIDEO: How does a Boeing 737 perform when it doesn’t have passengers aboard?

At Farnborough, Boeing took one of their 787s out for a aerobatics display to show off the performance of the 787.But can you do the same with …

Blue Angels flight simulator soars into the Play Store

Ever felt the urge to coordinate and execute your own airshows from the comfort of your mobile device? If so, that’s a remarkably specific desire to have, but we pass no judgement. If not, hey, it sounds like a pretty fun idea anyway. Thankfully, developer Rortos has unleashed their Blue Angels …

The world’s largest jet engine is as wide as a Boeing 737 and more powerful than America’s first manned space rocket

As large in diameter as the body of an entire Boeing 737, the GE9X is the biggest jet engine in the world, and it delivers those extra fuel savings and more. GE Aviation has built the engine for the new Boeing 777X planes and started testing it in March. It's also one of GE's biggest draws at the …

South China Sea Showdown: America Must Step Up to Face Off with China

The United States faces a major challenge in Asia’s South China Sea. The UN’s Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) announced that they will hand down …

Brooklyn Is Getting a Big-Ass Captain America Statue

This year marks Steve Rogers’ 75th Birthday, and his home town, Brooklyn, is celebrating in style: by erecting a giant bronze statue of Captain …

Comics

We asked some airline pilots to send us some of their best photos from on the job

It is essential that pilots be in perfect health and have nerves of steel. But when you get the job, it's a ticket to see some of the best views in the world ... and to be paid for it.<p>We asked pilots working for LOT Polish Airlines what they see during different stages of a flight. They took their …

How To Eliminate 90% Of Your Regret And Anxiety By Thinking Like A Roman Emperor

<i>This column is by Raad Ahmed, Founder & CEO at lawtrades</i><p>Do you know what Steve Jobs, John D. Rockefeller, Amelia Earhart, and Ulysses S. Grant have …

Relive Jon Snow’s Journey in New GAME OF THRONES Supercut

There are spoilers ahead if you aren’t current with <i>Game of Thrones</i> through the end of the sixth season. You’ve been warned!<p>Three years after the Red …

27 Times Margaery On "Game Of Thrones" Was Actually The Best

THE Queen. Contains spoilers.<p>* We Need To Talk About That Insane "Game Of Thrones" Twist<p>* “Game Of Thrones” Just Revealed Something Huge And People Aren’t OK<p>* 29 Reasons Sansa Stark Is The True Queen In The North

The 7 most important military decisions the next president will have to make

With ISIS continuing to fight, Russia and China throwing their weight around, and budget shortfalls becoming bigger and bigger problems, the Department of Defense will definitely need strong leadership in the form of a commander-in-chief and his political appointees in the months immediately …

The 'Game of Thrones' travel guide

Set in a world of epic landscapes and noble castles, cable hit "Game of Thrones" needed talented production designers to bring George R.R. Martin's vision to life. While many of "GOT's" recurring sets (like the Iron Throne) are filmed at Paint Hall studios in Belfast, Ireland, the show shoots …

Game of Thrones

You can relive the Battle of the Bastards with these 'Game of Thrones' wallpapers

<b>Spoilers for Game of Thrones season six follow. Stop reading this if you didn't watch!</b><p>"Battle of the Bastards," the epic ninth episode of <i>Game of</i> …

TV Series

We Have Some Questions About Sansa On "Game Of Thrones"

I have so many feelings. Contains spoilers!<p>* For Everyone Who Is Upset About Rickon<p>* People Are Really Satisfied About Ramsay's Death<p>* People Think This Week’s “Game Of Thrones” Was The Best Episode Ever

America, China, India and Japan: Headed Towards a South China Sea Showdown?

Recent months have seen a continuing increase in military activities in the South China Sea, particularly by the United States and China, but also by …

Mutual funds are facing extinction

Passive investing is taking over the money-management world.<p>Exchange-traded funds, which simply track an index, have hoovered up assets at a rate over the past decade. The combined assets of ETFs in the US hitting $2.2 trillion in April, according to the Investment Company Institute.<p>The funds, …

Revealed: How the U.S. Navy Would Destroy a Chinese Aircraft Carrier

Ah, yes, the “carrier-killer.” China is forever touting the array of guided missiles its weaponeers have devised to pummel U.S. Navy nuclear-powered …

Military