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Elon Musk has the perfect argument for raising NASA's budget

There's a story Musk likes to tell about the time he went surfing on the NASA website looking for a timeline for when NASA would be going to Mars.<p>He didn't find a date, so now he's planning on doing it himself using his rocket company SpaceX, and hope that it inspires people enough that the …

Space Exploration

The US military took these incredible photos this week

The military has very talented photographers in its ranks, and they constantly attempt to capture what life as a service member is like during training and at war.<p>This is the best of what they shot this week:


NASA's Curiosity rover eyes weird rock on Mars

NASA's Mars rover Curiosity went out of its way to investigate a rock the likes of which it has never seen before on the Red Planet.<p>Measurements by Curiosity's rock-zapping ChemCam laser and another instrument revealed that the target, a chunk of bedrock dubbed Elk, contains high levels of silica …

Mars Rover

Follow The Leader: Drones Learn To Behave In Swarms - sUAS News - The Business of Drones

KRISTA ALMANZAN<p>At a restricted airfield at a quiet National Guard base in central California, researchers from the Naval Postgraduate School have …


Republicans backed by the NRA are vowing to block Obama's latest gun control move

On the heels of a report in the Los Angeles Times claiming that millions of people on Social Security could be prohibited from purchasing firearms because they have their affairs managed by a representative payee, both the National Rifle Association and the Second Amendment Foundation have said …

Aviation Safety
Aviation Safety

FedEx buys 50 Boeing 767 cargo planes

- 19:10 - 22/07/2015<p>Más noticias sobre:<p>Washington, Jul 22 (EFE).- Delivery giant FedEx said it was acquiring 50 additional 767-300F cargo planes from …

Iran Nuclear Side Deal Secrets, Kept From Congress, Are Discovered

Senator Tom Cotton and Congressman Mike Pompeo have discovered two secret side deals relating to the Iran nuclear agreement that were not going to be …


50 Cent Faked Wealth With Borrowed Jewelry And Cars

Not everything is as it seems.<p>Fifty Cent, real name Curtis Jackson, testified in Manhattan Supreme Court Tuesday and admitted that he faked his wealth with borrowed jewelry and cars, according to the New York Daily News, saying: "It's entertainment."<p>Forbes pegged 50 Cent's net worth at $155 million …

Floyd Mayweather, Jr.

Chattanooga Shooting: Service Member Opened Fire on Gunman Mohammad Abdulazeez

At least one military service member opened fire on the Chattanooga gunman in the opening seconds of his attack on a Navy and Marines center last week, an FBI investigator revealed on Wednesday.<p>The service member got off several rounds but was unable to stop the gunman, who fired at the building, …

South Asia
South Asia

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg moves step closer to becoming world's richest person

31-year-old overtakes 89-year-old Ikea founder to move up to ninth in Bloomberg's billionaire list<p>Mark Zuckerberg has moved a step closer to becoming the richest person on the planet.<p>The Facebook founder has moved up to ninth place in Bloomberg's billionaire list, overtaking Ikea founder Ingvar …

How 2016 presidential candidate Donald Trump spends his billions

The report — alleging that his net worth is in excess of $10 billion — was made public after a June document released by the real estate magnate's campaign described his net worth as being approximately $8.7 billion.<p>One thing is for certain, though: regardless of how many billions Trump has, he …

Donald Trump

Unmanned Aerial Vengeance: Drone Takes Out Terrorist Linked to Marine's Killing

“If you target Americans,” President Obama warned terrorists during a speech to the Veterans of Foreign Wars on Tuesday, “you will find no safe …


Chattanooga Shooter Linked To CIA, FBI Asset Anwar Al-Awlaki | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

Mohammad Youssef Abdulazeez, the gunman who killed four Marines and a Navy sailor last week in Chattanooga, Tenn., was heavily influenced by Anwar …

Joint Multi-Role Technology Demonstrator from Boeing

The Army, supported by NASA and the Navy, is combining its areas of technical expertise to accomplish the aggressive scientific and engineering goals …

Lindsey Graham

Russia's economy is so bad, unemployed migrant workers are turning to the Islamic State

And now a small number of them looking to the Islamic State because they see no other economic options.<p>"Islamic State recruiters are at the ready, offering large sums of cash to desperate, unemployed worked to go fight in Syria," writes Karoun Demirjian in the Washington Post. "And many — given the …

Migrant Workers

On Edge: Beijing Warns US of the Dangers of Spying in South China Sea

On Saturday, the new commander of the US Pacific Fleet boarded a seven-hour surveillance flight over the South China Sea. Observing the capacities of …

Someone took a selfie with a US Army drone that crashed in Iraq

A photo posted on Jul. 21 on Twitter shows some people taking shots around a crashed (still largely intact) MQ-1C Gray Eagle UAS (Unmanned Aerial Systems) sporting U.S. Army markings.<p>The Gray Eagle is an advanced derivative of the Predator specialized in providing direct operation control by Army …


FIFI: World's only flying Superfortress airplane | CNN Travel


4 Freaky Plane Designs That Reimagine The Golden Age Of Air Travel

Powered by sonic booms and nuclear reactors, Tim Clark imagines aircraft from an alt-history of aviation without fossil fuels.<p>For all their convenience, airplanes are one of the dirtiest modes of transportation out there. A fully loaded A380’s CO2 output is equivalent to each passenger driving six …


How The Small State Of Israel Is Becoming A High-Tech Superpower

<i>The horrific Iran nuclear deal is, these days, overshadowing the miracle of the Israeli economy, particularly in the area of high technology. With the exception of the U.S., Israel–a country of a mere 8 million people–leads the world in high tech, an astonishing feat. In this interview Prime</i> …