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Here Are 8 Stubborn Facts on Gun Violence in America

In the wake of the tragic murder of 17 innocent students and teachers at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, students, …

The 27 must-see new yachts at the 2016 Monaco Yacht Show

1<p>1 - <i>Amore Mio</i><i>Amore Mio</i><p>It’s that time of year again, when the most notable superyacht launches of the year converge in the Mediterranean yachting …

US-South Korea military drills to proceed despite North Korea's warning

• War games conducted south of demilitarized zone dividing the two Koreas<br>• Pyongyang typically responds with tough talk and threats of retaliation<p>Army Secretary Eric Fanning said on Saturday annual military drills between the US and South Korea will go ahead next month, despite North Korea’s warning of …

North Korea

108m Hybrid Mega Yacht by Hareide Design

Yachts aren’t typically considered to be the most environmentally-friendly means of transportation and luxury. However, Swedish design studio Hareide …

U.S. military takes SFU power-generating project for a test walk

An idea germinated in a biomedical lab at Simon Fraser University is being tested by the U.S. military in a research project meant to turn foot soldiers into their own power-generating stations.<p>Using a lightweight device that looks like the kind of knee brace a high-performance athlete might wear, …

How DARPA stays innovative: It kicks employees out after four years

The group that laid the groundwork for the Internet and self-driving cars is opening up about how it helps invent the future.<p>DARPA, the research arm of the U.S. Department of Defense, has a track record of nurturing great inventions -- not something the government is typically known for. DARPA …

These are the flashpoints to watch in the South China Sea now that China’s claims have been crushed

This week the Philippines is celebrating an international tribunal’s ruling on the South China Sea that went even better than expected. The 500-page award generally invalidated China’s sweeping territorial claims in the strategic waterway, and held that China unlawfully bullied the Philippines …

China

With gold and rat heart cells, scientists make a robot stingray

Here's a critter that would be a showstopper in your aquarium: By layering rat heart cells over a gold skeleton, scientists have built tiny swimming artificial stingrays that can be driven and guided by light.<p>These little ray-bots, described in the journal Science, may offer insight into building …

Modular Plane Concept Treats Passenger Cabin Like A Shipping Container

All the efficiency of cargo!<p>Airplanes, trains, and cargo ships may travel through different mediums, but they roughly do the same thing: encase precious cargo in a similar container, and then unload it at the destination. “Clip Air” is a concept from Switzerland’s Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale De …

Shipping Containers

A look at the grueling Navy SEALs training program

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The training death of an aspiring Navy SEAL, 21-year-old Seaman James Derek Lovelace, has been ruled a homicide by the San Diego …

Military

NKorea: US sanctions tantamount to act of war

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Thursday that U.S. sanctions on leader Kim Jong Un and other top officials for human rights abuses are tantamount to declaring war.<p>The country's Foreign Ministry issued a statement carried by the official Korean Central News Agency saying the announcement …

Is This an American Gatling Gun in North Korean Hands?

South Korean media report says Pyongyang has the GAU-19/A.<p>A South Korean news agency reports that North Korea has started outfitting its navy with gatling guns—American gatling guns, at least according to defense officials in Seoul.<p>The Yonhap News Agency report says gatling guns have been showing …

The US Navy says a Russian warship harassed a US carrier strike group in the Mediterranean

The US Navy claims that the Russian frigate Yaroslav Mudry "was intentionally trying to interfere with Harry S. Truman operations," while sailing in the Eastern Mediterranean sea on June 17.<p>Initially, the Yaroslav Mudry indicated to US ships operating in the area that it's ability to maneuver had …

Military

Vietnam captain recalls trick that faked the enemy, saved lives and earned Medal of Honor

Army Capt. Paul “Buddy” Bucha faked out the enemy while leading a motley crew in Vietnam.<p>The Medal of Honor recipient was hailed as a hero after he made North Vietnamese fighters believe his 187th Infantry Regiment was much bigger than it really was. The combination of bravery and cunning helped …

Here's The Fascinating Way The U.S. Military Waterproofed Its Jeeps During World War II

To allow U.S. military vehicles to drive through deep water during World War II beach landings, the armed forces devised a fascinating method of …

How Saturn V Rocket Booster Rolls Down a River

It was headed for its new home at the Infinity Science Center in Mississippi.<p>It was to power Apollo 19. But there was no Apollo 19.<p>This is one of the last remaining Saturn V rocket boosters, the kind that launched the Apollo missions to the moon. Once upon a time it was the world's mightiest …

Watch an A-10 land on a highway for the first time since 1984

In another episode ripped from the U.S. military’s Cold War training manual, four Air Force A-10 jets landed on an isolated highway in Estonia on Monday, the first time the aircraft has practiced highway landings since 1984.<p><i>[NATO to send ‘combat-ready’ battalions near Russian border]</i><p>The iconic …

The World's Biggest Nerf Gun Can Shoot Darts at 40 MPH

Every child and every adult who wants to be a child again loves a good Nerf gun. They’re fun to shoot, whether you’re playing in your yard or across …

These 17 photos show how the US military trains for amphibious warfare

The seas are considered cruel mistresses, so it's necessary for one to either stay clear or be prepared to face their unpredictable wrath. Considering that the surface of the planet consists of 71% water, it's probably in the US military's best interest to be prepared to perform on land and at …

Military

Meet the Israeli start-up that develops smart gun lock

While the US debates firearm regulations, two Israeli army veterans have developed a patented cartridge to prevent firearm accidents.<p>><br>• ><p>Zore smart gun …

Startups

This is arguably the toughest soldier in the world

Standing at 5-foot-3 , the average Gurkha is easy to overlook, let alone be seen as a soldier.<p>However, that mistaken belief may very well be your last thought if ever you meet a troop of Gurkhas in battle: Their motto , "better to die than be a coward," suggests as much.<p>Hailing from the mountainous …

Indian History

Military aircraft accidents costing lives, billions of dollars

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> A rash of recent military crashes has cost the lives of several service members as well as billions of dollars worth of damages. The wave of accidents has raised questions about the training of pilots and the maintenance of aircraft, with top brass pointing to slashed budgets and …

145 MPH! CubCrafters Unveils Its Fast And Rugged XCub - Plane & Pilot Magazine

One of the best-guarded secrets in civil aviation history came to light on Monday when CubCrafters officially unveiled its XCub, a Part 23 airplane …

Introducing ‘Maxwell’: NASA reveals experimental electric X-plane (VIDEO)

NASA has unveiled plans for its experimental electric plane, designated the X-57 and nicknamed "Maxwell," in the agency’s first addition to the …

This may have been legendary Marine Corps General Mattis' one mistake in battle

If you believe that the current political climate in Afghanistan is inconceivably complicated, imagine what the clandestine operatives behind the scenes during the onset of the war endured. Consisting of 11 members, Special Forces A-Team ODA 574 was one of these groups.<p>Having deployed with a …

Military

Ford brings Lego GT to Le Mans, doesn't plan on racing that one

You don't get a comeback like this every day. Ford is returning to Le Mans, with a whole new racecar, based on the GT supercar. To celebrate the occasion -- because it's an occasion worth celebrating -- Ford commissioned a 1:3-scale replica of its car, built entirely of Lego bricks.<p>Thankfully, gone …

A US national park that once held nukes

When Kirk Singer, a retired Marine Corp infantry officer, took a job with the National Park Service to lead tours of the Everglade’s missile site, it was a bit like coming home.<p>Upon entering Everglades National Park, fruit stands and swaths of farmland give way to a vast wilderness of skinny …

National Parks

Be prepared for anything with these 5 survival tools

So what do folks in the business of survival tools carry on a daily basis? US Army veteran, and now Gerber Gear Marketing Director, Andrew Gritzbaugh, visited FOX Firepower to share what he personally brings with him everywhere he goes.<p>Here are five things that will integrate into regular business …

Oh Look, It's the Evil Mustang From the New 'Transformers' Movie

The pony car wars continue on screen.<p>Last week, we saw the new Bumblebee from the upcoming movie <i>Transformers: The Last Knight</i> and now, courtesy of director Michael Bay, we know what its enemy looks like. Meet the new Barricade, which is, appropriately, a Ford Mustang to go head-to-head with the …