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China Is Buying Giant Attack Hovercraft From Russia

The "Bison" is as big and fast as it sounds.<p>China has received its second Zubr ("Bison") class hovercraft from Russia. Fast, armed and capable of carrying an invasion force, thesed hovercraft give China the ability to land troops on nearby islands and islets, including those in the East China Sea, …

SpaceX's first reusable rocket is back in its hangar

As a reminder of one of 2015's greatest accomplishments, SpaceX founder Elon Musk posted one more picture (embedded below) of the record setting Falcon 9 rocket it launched to space and then landed again at Cape Canaveral. Now the rocket is back in its hangar and after showing no damage from its …

Men's rights activists call for boycott of 'Mad Max: Fury Road,' citing feminist agenda

<b>(The Hollywood Reporter) —</b> A well-known "men's rights activist" blog is calling for a boycott of the postapocalyptic film "Mad Max: Fury Road" for being a "feminist piece of propaganda posing as a guy flick."<p>Author Aaron Clarey admits he has not seen the film yet, but his self-proclaimed "spidey …

Shutting down piracy sites is like playing Whac-A-Mole, says EU

The European Commission (EC) has finally confirmed what we've all known for years: if you shut down one online piracy site, another will simply take its place. A report published by the EC's Joint Research Center found that the closure of Kino.to, a popular unlicensed streaming site in Germany, had …

LG returns to Windows Phone with a budget Verizon handset

It took a long time, but LG is returning to building Windows Phone handsets. Verizon is launching the LG Lancet, the first LG handset running Windows Phone 8.1. LG created a handset for the original Windows Phone 7 launch back in 2010, but the company skipped Windows Phone 8 and it looked like it …

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Tesla’s $3,000 Powerwall Will Let Households Run Entirely On Solar Energy

You almost certainly associate Tesla with cars — very cool cars — but the company has an even grander vision beyond that. Today, CEO and founder Elon Musk unveiled ‘Tesla Energy’ — a new business arm that is focused on ending our dependence on grid power and switching instead to solar energy.<p>The …

German anti-Islam group Pegida marches in Britain

Tension on Tyneside as divisive organisation plans high-profile protest<p>The cameras are still rolling at Byker Grove. These days, though, they are set high above the security fence at the edge of the grounds, next to signs warning off intruders. When the children’s soap finished its run, in 2006, …