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Al Gore's Prediction Comes True

When <i>An Inconvenient Truth</i> was released more than 10 years ago, the most criticized scene of Al Gore's climate change documentary was the flooding of …

Climate

From The Archives: Stealth Flight Comes Into View

Looking back at the first invisible bombers<p>When <i>Popular Science</i> featured the Advanced Technology Bomber (ATB) on the September 1986 cover, we could only guess at what the burgeoning United States stealth air force would look like. Stealth technology was in its adolescence, and the highly classified …

Aviation

Watch A B-2 Bomber Refuel And Return To Stealth Mode [Video]

Secret compartments for vital functions<p>Stealth aircraft are defined by their smooth edges and deliberate angles. While this provides a sleek aesthetic, it's not very conducive to re-fueling during flight. Mid-air refueling requires some form of fuel intake valve on the plane for receiving …

New U.S. stealth bomber shrouded in mystery

<b>Atlanta (CNN) —</b> Nearly 30 years after the first U.S. stealth bomber took flight, the Air Force's aging fleet is primed for a makeover; albeit an expensive one.<p>The Pentagon is looking to upgrade its stealth aircraft for the first time since the 1970s, developing a high-priority, super-classified, …

Military

Russia and China are developing drones that could make stealth aircraft obsolete

According to Zarchary Keck writing in The National Interest, both Beijing and Moscow have begun development of unmanned aerial vehicles that have the goal of finding, detecting, and possibly even eliminating enemy stealth aircraft.<p>China's stealth detection drone, called the Divine Eagle, is …

Do Israel's New Fighter Jets Mean Stealth Is Going Out of Style? | VICE News

Israel just did something a wee bit nutty with their most recent wish list of US war goodies. It's one of those nerdtastically insider geek things that might actually mean some really interesting stuff.<p>So — drumroll please — reports have just emerged that Israel wants to buy a proposed, but as yet …

Military Aircraft

B-52s: The Plane That Refuses To Die

<i>Dave Phillipps has an interesting article in the NY Times about B-52's and why the Air Force's largest bomber, now in its 60th year of active service</i> …

India's Worst Nightmare: Pakistani F-35 Stealth Fighters?

Pakistan wants to buy Lockheed Martin’s stealthy fifth-generation F-35 Joint Strike Fighter. But the South Asian nation’s chances of acquiring the …

Military

The 15 most compelling scientific findings that suggest aliens are real

Over billions of years, these ingredients condense to form gas clouds, new stars, and planets, which means that the ingredients, and therefore the potential, for life beyond Earth are scattered across the universe.<p>What's more, a number of recent discoveries also strongly suggest that alien life …

A Mysterious Piece of Space Junk Is Headed for Earth, and Astronomers Are Stoked

An unidentified piece of space debris originating from beyond the Moon is giving astronomers the rare chance to observe an object on a collision course with Earth.<p>An unidentified piece of space debris originating from beyond the Moon is giving astronomers the rare chance to observe an object on a …

David Cameron to make final push on EU migrant benefit restrictions

David Cameron is to make a final push at an EU summit next week to win agreement for a four-year ban on EU migrants claiming in-work benefits, in the hope that fellow leaders show more flexibility than officials who have dismissed the proposal. As the European council president, Donald Tusk, warned …

Donald Tusk

Complicated Military Aircrafts - Engineering and Manufacture (HD Documentary)

Paranormal

Has World War III Already Started?

An atomic explosion<p>At the height of the Cold War the possibility of a Third World War was a real and frightening possibility. Pentagon strategists gamed possible conflict scenarios and how they might evolve, think tanks opined on optimal force structures and strategic deployments. Novelists mined …

Submarines, Carriers, Cruisers & Other Vessels

CARRIERS<p>A Navy aircraft carrier doesn't just launch aircraft – it projects power. A carrier air wing can dominate large stretches of territory – on …