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One Chart That Explains How the U.S. Marines Fight

More than just naval infantry, the service fights in the air and on land…from the sea.<p>The U.S. Marine Corps was founded in 1775 to conduct ship to ship fighting and amphibious warfare. In the more than two hundred years since, the Marines have evolved into America's crisis response force.<p>A typical …

If The Earth Were A Village Of 100 People

There are more than 7 billion of us on the planet now. We comprise a wildly diverse set of ages, nationalities, religious groups, incomes and technological capacities. Given the magnitude of our numbers, it can be hard to really grasp how that diversity plays out. How many of us have cell phones? …

Science

12 Tips from a British Army Sniper

Written by Mike Turner on The Prepper Journal.4.18/5 (141) Editor’s Note: This post is another entry in the Prepper Writing Contest from Mike Turner. …

Writing

10 Very Good Apps for Teaching Students about Outer Space

August 31, 2015<br>Upon the recommendation of some of our readers here in EdTech and Learning, we went ahead and compiled this list of some popular iPad …

Construction of Giant Telescope Pushes on Despite Protests

The group building a huge telescope on Hawaii's tallest mountain plans to restart construction this week, ending a two-month delay caused by …

100GB Of NASA Space Photos Compiled Into A Breathtaking Four-Minute Time-Lapse

<b>Russian photo blogger</b> Dmitry Pisanko spent months digging through 100GB worth of archives from the Image Science & Analysis Laboratory of NASA, …

Exoplanets With Helium Skies May Abound in Milky Way Galaxy

Alien worlds with helium skies might be fairly common throughout the universe, researchers say.<p>One such helium-rich exoplanet might have already been …

What the WikiLeaks documents reveal about US spying on French leaders

Francois Hollande apparently held secret meetings with Germany's opposition and Nicolas Sarkozy believed he was the one who could lead the push to resolve the financial crisis in 2008, according to WikiLeaks documents<p>Documents published online by WikiLeaks show that the US wiretapped three French …

RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

Here's why you can't just push a dead body into outer space

That might not sound like a big deal. But what if those microbes somehow made it to the real Mars?<p>We've launched tons of spacecraft, probes, and rovers to the red planet, all potentially carrying a few microbes from Earth.<p>Accidentally contaminating Mars could have big consequences. It might trick …

European Space Agency

Big Year for Small Worlds

Don't call them planets.<p>This year two unmanned spacecrafts are taking us to worlds we have never seen up close. The Dawn mission has been in orbit around Ceres, the largest asteroid in the solar system since March, and the New Horizons spacecraft will make a close fly-by of Pluto on July 14. …

NASA spies 3-mile-tall 'pyramid,' more bright spots on Ceres

Ancient astronaut alert! More weird features have been spotted by NASA's Dawn spacecraft on Ceres, a dwarf planet and the largest object in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter.<p>As Dawn first made its approach on Ceres earlier this year, it caught sight of large, bright and mysterious …

NASA moves forward with mission to Jupiter’s icy moon Europa

Soon we may know if this space rock can support life<p>In the search for life elsewhere in our solar system, NASA just passed a significant milestone. The agency’s Europa mission, a plan to send a data collecting probe to Jupiter’s icy moon, has finally moved from concept phase to development phase. …

This video perfectly captures why we are so excited about NASA's mission to Pluto

It's a mission that faced countless roadblocks and setbacks before it ever got off the ground. Now the spacecraft is closing in on Pluto and its moon system that sit at the very edge of our solar system.<p>This will be the first time we've ever visited the distant dwarf planet.<p>The National Space …

Space

Venus And Jupiter: Planets Will Converge On July 1

Venus and Jupiter — two of the brightest stars in the sky — will converge, and the celestial event will be visible on the night of July 1.<p>In what …

Astronomy