Nick Disbrow

20 Flips | 5 Magazines | 10 Likes | @NickDisbrow | 22 serving in the United States Marine Corps. From New Jersey living in Hawaii.

First Poo-Powered Bus Hits the Road in United Kingdom

<b>London:</b> The UK's first bus powered entirely by human and food waste has gone into service between Bristol and Bath.<p>Engineers believe the bus could …

United Kingdom

Fierce fighting rages in Iraq's Anbar

The Iraqi army says it has held off a fierce assault by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) on the city of Ramadi.<p>The claim comes amid an announcement by the Iraqi government that it will triple its defence budget in an effort to defeat the group.<p>Ramadi is one of the last major urban …

No Easy 'Plan B' For Iran If Nuclear Talks With Major Powers Collapse

(Reuters) - Iranian officials say they can turn to Beijing and Moscow if talks in Vienna fail to end Western sanctions, but with oil prices falling, …

U.S. Marshals disguise themselves as Mexican Marines to combat drug cartels, report says

An investigation by the Wall Street Journal has revealed that United States Marshals are secretly disguising themselves as Mexican Marines to take part in armed raids against drug suspects in Mexico — a move that not only puts the lives of U.S. personnel at risk but also shows the country’s growing …

Barack Obama secretly extends US combat role in Afghanistan

Classified reports show troops to remain for another year despite President saying there would be a complete withdrawal by year-end<p>Barack Obama has extended the combat role for US troops in Afghanistan for another year, in a classified order he signed in recent weeks, according to …

Netanyahu: Iran is America’s enemy, not its partner

Premier spoke via video on Tuesday night to the The Jewish Federations of North America's General Assembly, which has met for the last three days in …

South Asia

US troops arrive in Iraq's Anbar province amid ISIS fight

A team of about 50 military personnel are visiting a U.S. military airbase in Iraq’s Anbar province after President Obama authorized the deployment of up to 1,500 more American troops to bolster Iraqi forces in the region in the fight against the Islamic State.<p>A Defense Department spokesperson …

Egyptian militants swear allegiance to Islamic State

Announcement via Twitter shows spreading influence of Jihadist group Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis<p><b>Egypt</b>'s deadliest militant group Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis have disclosed their allegiance to the Islamic State group in a statement that exhorted moderate Islamists to join their ranks.<p>The group promised to "listen …

Reform the war on terror: How Obama can better his legacy with AUMF reform

President Obama says he’ll “engage” with Congress about authorizing the ISIS war. This one’s important<p>One of the few bits of new information President Obama unveiled at his post-election press conference was that he would begin "engaging" with congressional leaders about drafting a new …

Close military encounters between Russia and the west ‘at cold war levels’

Close military encounters between Russia and the west have jumped to cold war levels, with 40 dangerous or sensitive incidents recorded in the past eight months alone, according to a report published on Monday.<p>The report, Dangerous Brinkmanship by the European Leadership Network, logs a series of …

National Geographic Magazine

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Extreme Sports

Obama approves sending up to 1,500 more US troops to Iraq

President Obama has approved sending up to 1,500 additional U.S. troops to Iraq, doubling the number being deployed to help Iraqi forces fight the Islamic State.<p>The president also requested an additional $5.6 billion on Friday for the war against the Islamic State, in part to cover the additional …

Ten Reasons to Train for Muscle & Performance Instead of for Fat Loss | Poliquin Article

Strength coaches and fitness experts often say that you can’t lose fat and build muscle at the same time. Although it’s true that having a primary …

Body Fat

Terrorist Group’s Loyalty Pledge Signals Islamic State Is Aiming to Surround Israel

Is the Islamic State group positioning itself to surround Israel from all sides? That’s what an Israeli news site is asking following the announcement by Ansar Beit al-Maqdis, a Sinai-based terrorist group, that it’s now allied with Islamic State militants.<p>According to Reuters, Ansar Beit al-Maqdis …

Illegal dig unearths ancient Egyptian temple

Seven men have been arrested in Egypt after digging up an ancient temple under a house in Giza, just outside Cairo.<p>Egyptian news website Ahram reports that the illegal excavation revealed the remains of a temple from the reign of Pharoah Tuthmose III.<p>The dig revealed huge limestone blocks covered …

The Best Nutrition Advice and Weight Loss Tips

But the truly stylish always look smart; you’ll never see a photo of Pharrell Williams wearing crocs or Victoria Beckham in a meat dress. Here at Eat …

Lawyers claim 30 Iraqi civilians died at the hands of British soldiers

• duration: 2:12<br>• published: 10 Oct 2013<br>• updated: 10 Oct 2013<br>• views: 2155<p>British soldiers may face prosecution at the International Criminal Court in The …