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The YF-23's Air Inlet Design Was Its Most Exotic Feature You Never Heard Of

Northrop engineers used an innovative solution for dealing with an old airflow problem that is especially troublesome for stealthy designs.<p>USAF image …

Boris Johnson attacks Theresa May's 'crazy' customs plan

Boris Johnson has launched an unprecedented attack on the prime minister’s preferred option for a post-Brexit EU customs partnership, calling the proposed system crazy and saying it would not give Britain control of trade policy.<p>On a visit to Washington, the foreign secretary said a customs …

Great Britain

Russia's Victory Day parade: Weapons to watch

<b>(CNN) —</b> Russia will showcase some of its newest and most advanced military hardware on Wednesday when it stages its annual Victory Day Parade in Moscow's Red Square.<p>Rehearsals for the event, which commemorates the 73rd anniversary of Nazi Germany's surrender in World War II, began earlier this …

Military

This comedian's collection of top golfer impressions is phenomenal

Move over, Frank Caliendo, and make way for Conor Moore. As the Masters approaches, the Irish impressionist whipped up a video in which he imitates 11 different golfers (plus Butch Harmon) in only two minutes. And we're not exaggerating when we say it's bloody brilliant. Check it out.<p>As you can …

Play Better Without Practice - Videos & Tips

Buy All Access<p>Get access to over 175 video lessons from Golf Digest All Access<p>ABOUT<p>When you think about game improvement, the image that probably comes to mind is giant buckets of range balls or marathon sessions on the practice green. But that's just wasting time, says Will Robins, a Golf Digest …

A major champ speaks out on rollback talk

Not everyone agrees distance is a problem<p>People have been talking about the golf ball going too far since the 1930s, but recently it has reached a crescendo. Half the golf world thinks the game is fine, and the other half thinks it’s a disaster. Wisely, most of my fellow pros with endorsement …

Newly-discovered human organ may help explain how cancer spreads

A newly discovered network of fluid-filled channels in the human body may be a previously-unknown organ, and it seems to help transport cancer cells …

How to Play Consistent Golf - Videos & Tips

5<p>Video Lessons<p>Substantial, easy-to-use content on all the do's and don'ts and fixing common faults.<p>22<p>Swing Thoughts<p>Simple tips and strategies to bring with you on the course. Click to email them to yourself.<p>11<p>Drills<p>Practice techniques guaranteed to make your range time more efficient—and more fun.

A neuroscientist explains why reality may just be a hallucination

Anil Seth, professor of Cognitive and Computational Neuroscience at the University of Sussex, explains the link between perception and reality. Seth believes reality as we know it comes from activity of our brain. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><b>Anil Seth:</b> How do we know that we experience …

Consciousness

Saudi Arabia's missile defenses look to have 'failed catastrophically' at trying to stop a large Houthi strike

Saudi Arabia's missile interceptors may have "failed catastrophically" in their attempts to shoot down several missiles headed toward Riyadh over the weekend, according to one expert.<p>Seven ballistic missiles launched from the Yemeni Houthi rebel group were intercepted on Sunday, according to the …

Footage reveals the moment Uber's self-driving car fatally crashed into a woman in Arizona

The 20-second footage, which comes from Tempe police, shows the woman appearing suddenly in view on the exterior camera<p><i>Update:</i> Following the fatal …

Automotive Industry

Why Russia, Assad, and Iran combined don't stand a chance against just 2,000 US troops in Syria

Since the US-led effort against the Islamic State has reclaimed almost all of the terrorist group's territory in Syria, 2,000 or so US forces remain in control of the country's rich oil fields.<p>And though Russia, Syria's government forces, and Iran's militias all oppose that remaining US presence, …

What you need to know about the new Rules of Golf

The new, modernized Rules of Golf have been finalized and released by the USGA and R&A, and will go into effect at the beginning of 2019. Though the general premise for this update was to clarify the sport's notorious ambiguity around its guidelines, let's be honest: rules language can still be …

China clears way for Xi Jinping to rule for life

<b>Beijing (CNN) —</b> China's largely ceremonial parliament on Sunday overwhelmingly endorsed a controversial change to the country's constitution, paving the way for President Xi Jinping to stay in power indefinitely.<p>Inside Beijing's Great Hall of the People, nearly 3,000 delegates to the National …

China

'We all better listen up': The CEO of an FX trading firm says Wall Street needs to pay attention to the breakneck growth of crypto exchanges

LMAX<p>Some of most powerful people on Wall Street have derided cryptocurrencies as a "fraud," "bleeding edge," and as a "bubble."<p>But it might be cryptocurrency-companies that have the last laugh, according to David Mercer, the chief executive of LMAX Exchange, a UK-based forex trading technology …

Here's every weapon the US Army gives to its soldiers

It goes without saying that the US Army is continuously testing and adding new weapons to its arsenal.<p>For example, the Army recently began to replace the M9 and M11 pistols with the M17 and M18, but has only delivered them to soldiers in the 101st Airborne Division at Fort Campbell in Kentucky. …

LSD Study Reveals Unprecedented "Harmonic" Reorganization of Brain

The drug appears to hit a "reset" button in the brain.<p>Ongoing neuroscience research on psychedelic drugs like LSD and psilocybin is increasingly …

Neuroscience

'Fire and Fury' author Michael Wolff ended a live TV interview after question about his claims Trump is having an affair

The author of "Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House" walked off an interview with an Australian breakfast television program on Sunday after being questioned over his claims US President Donald Trump was having an ongoing affair.<p>Michael Wolff, who wrote the best-selling exposé of Trump's …

Bunker Shots are the Easiest Shots on the Course

Golf instructor Will Robins says bunker shots are the easiest shots because there’s more room for error in a bunker shot than any other shot on the course. Think about it: Where else can you hit a few inches behind the ball and still be left with a good shot? In our video series, <b>The Will Robins</b> …

Tiger Woods' driving issues may be curbed this week for a simple reason

Though we are quick to scrutinize the results, Tiger Woods' latest comeback is a process in discovery, trying to understand his limitations and comfortability following his fourth back surgery. Still in its fledgling stages, it's hard to extrapolate much of merit, as he's logged just six official …

Dustin Johnson has the perfect DJ reaction to possibly losing his No. 1 ranking

Dustin Johnson doesn’t usually sweat the small stuff. But what about something relatively big—like losing his No. 1 spot on the World Ranking?<p>Well, that’s doesn’t seem to bother him much, either.<p>Playing this week at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am, his first PGA Tour event since his eight-stroke …

Here's How Much It Costs to Mine 1 Bitcoin in the U.S.

While still profitable, bitcoin mining margins are plunging in the U.S. of late.<p>Cryptocurrencies may have hit their first real hiccup in more than a …

Massive crayfish that didn't exist 25 years ago are capable of cloning themselves — and it's terrifying scientists

A crayfish that is capable of cloning itself is taking over Europe — and scientists are taking note.<p>The marbled crayfish has a mutation that allows it to clone itself, reports Carl Zimmer at The New York Times. Zimmer profiled scientists studying the all-female species known for its massive size, …

New Blood Test For Alzheimer's Is So Precise It Could Predict It 30 Years Ahead

It was accurate in 90% of patients tested.<p>Scientists have developed a new blood test where a tiny drop of blood could be enough to predict the onset …

Here's what's behind the rumors of an affair between Nikki Haley and Trump

Nikki Haley, the US's ambassador to the United Nations, has been the subject of heated debate in recent days over flimsy rumors that she had an affair with President Donald Trump.<p>The controversy has been escalating for days but came to a head on Thursday morning on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" when Mika …

Scientists Just Identified The Physical Source of Anxiety in The Brain

And they can control it with light.<p>We're not wired to feel safe all the time, but maybe one day we could be.<p>A new study investigating the …

The nation’s cartoonists on the week in politics

Every week political cartoonists throughout the country and across the political spectrum apply their ink-stained skills to capture the foibles, memes, hypocrisies and other head-slapping events in the world of politics. The fruits of these labors are hundreds of cartoons that entertain and enrage …

Salt Lake City

Fears over 280,000 pensions as Barclays leaves final salary scheme with 'casino bank'

Barclays has attracted stinging criticism over plans to give responsibility for its giant staff pension fund to its "riskier" investment banking division.<p>Frank Field MP, who chairs the influential Work and Pensions parliamentary committee, has written to the chief of the Pensions Regulator over …

Don’t expect miracles from Tiger Woods in 2018, say experts

Woods completed 72 holes for the first time in three years when he finished equal ninth of 18 players at the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas.<p>By: |<p>…

Fisher hails Fleetwood display

Ross Fisher admitted there was little he could do to prevent Tommy Fleetwood winning the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship presented by EGA after being …