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The most expensive weapons system of all time is about to make its debut

The exercise, called "Green Flag West," tests the U.S. military's ability to engage in air-to-surface conflicts and helps get ground troops who pinpoint potential air strikes ready for combat.<p>The three F-35 Lightning II variant aircrafts (F-35 A, B, and C) are designed and manufactured in Lockheed …

Okinawa Airport Near-Misses Almost Resulted in 'Major Disaster'

TOKYO — A military helicopter and two commercial planes were involved in pair of near-misses at a Japanese airport on Wednesday.<p>The incidents occurred at Naha Airport in Okinawa when the CH-47 helicopter flew over the runway as an All Nippon Airways Boeing 737 carrying 83 was preparing to take off. …

Jeep Chief Concept

Based on the Wrangler yet inspired by the full-size, 1970s era Cherokee, the Jeep Chief Concept is a throwback to the beach rides of yesteryear. …

Returning Military Dad Photobombs Son on School Picture Day for Best Surprise Ever (VIDEO)

Army Corporeal James Bass was deployed to Kuwait for the past year or so, eventually being returned home in time to catch his son Joshua’s picture …

Pilot Totally Cool Watching His Plane Burn After Crashing Into Boat

A brand-spanking-new Mooney seems to have gotten in a fight with a boat in Central Florida. It’s not exactly clear who won, although the irony may …

Air Shows

Marine V-22 Osprey Shoots Kamikaze Drones Out Its Backside

A deadly bird from any angle<p>Whatever comes out the back-end of the V-22 Osprey is a guaranteed load of unpleasantness, whether it’s a troop of Marines or a Jeep-like Phantom Badger. As a tiltrotor, the V-22 can take-off and land vertically like a helicopter, then switch to flying fast like a plane …

106 Years After the First Airline Formed, a Company Has Finally Made the Middle Seat Halfway-Pleasant

If Thompson Aero Seating has its way, the days of cramming into the middle seat, engaging in the passive-aggressive skirmish for the armrests, will …

Solar Impulse Plane Lands in Nanjing: Next Stop, Hawaii

After a three-week-long delay due to weather, the Solar Impulse 2 airplane made a dawn-to-midnight flight to the Chinese city of Nanjing on Tuesday — with a perilous Pacific crossing next on the itinerary.<p>"Finally in the air again!" pilot Bertrand Piccard, co-founder and chairman of the Swiss-led …

'Furious 7' breaks box office records in China

Part of the reason <i>Furious 7</i> became the fastest film ever to cross $1 billion in global ticket sales? Its performance in China. The Vin Diesel film …

Fast & Furious 7 becomes fastest film to make $1 billion

For three weeks running, Fast & Furious 7 has dominated the American box office. As of Sunday, 17 days after release, it became the fastest film in history to make $1 billion at the global box office - other Hollywood heavyweights Avatar, The Avengers and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part …

The next ‘Transformers’ movie may be coming in 2017

During a Hasbro earnings call on April 20, CEO Brian Goldner confirmed that the next "Transformers" is slated for a 2017 release.<p>Entertainment Weekly first reported the news.<p>"Our plan right now with the studio and film makers, you may have read something about some writers being hired and we have, …

Fortune.com

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Fires, deaths continue after Jeep fuel tank recall

DETROIT (AP) — As Kayla White slowed her SUV behind two other cars to exit a suburban Detroit freeway on Veterans Day, it was rammed from behind by a …

Samsung Teases Galaxy S6 Camera As Reports Of Two All-Metal Models Emerge

Samsung’s next flagship device is going to be revealed in just a few short weeks ahead of this year’s Mobile World Congress, and the head of the company’s camera division is already teasing us about its photo capabilities. In an official blog post, Samsung SVP DongHoon Jang provided a survey of the …

12 of the Most Impressive Tiny Houses You've Ever Seen

These homes may be small, but they have huge appeal.<p>These homes may be small, but they have huge appeal. This piece originally appeared on CountryLiving.com.

Living Rooms

2-year-old accidentally kills his mom in Wal-Mart

HAYDEN, Idaho (AP) — A 2-year-old boy accidentally shot and killed his mother after he reached into her purse at a northern Idaho Wal-Mart and her …