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France Just Banned a Hoverboard Inventor From Taking Flight

Franky Zapata can no longer fly his jet-powered hoverboard in France.<p>Zapata, a hoverboard inventor who created Flyboard Air, was told by officials …

All the Ways UK Residents Will Be Watched in 2017

Spies, police, and companies will all have new powers to snoop on the populace—so how bad could it get in the year ahead?<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE UK.</i><p>We're living in a golden age of surveillance. Even as the debate around populations "going dark" rages on in both the UK and US (i.e. …

Hiker who went missing on Appalachian trail survived 26 days before dying

A hiker survived for 26 days after disappearing off the Appalachian trail and wrote desperate journal entries and text messages that have only recently reached her family, according to documents newly released by the Maine warden service.<p>Geraldine Largay, known to her friends as Gerry, disappeared …

Hiking

Sex trafficking “happens in everybody’s backyard”: A survivor busts the biggest myths and offers advice on how to keep kids safe

More kids than you might think could be at risk — here’s how to help<p>Savannah Sanders’s first encounter with sex trafficking at the age of 16 was as a victim. But during the years since, she has tackled this shockingly prevalent problem as an educator, a mentor, a social work student and most …

Photo of a transgender Air Force pilot preparing for Anzac Day wins Head On Portrait Prize

A photo of a transgender Air Force pilot preparing for Anzac Day has won the 2015 Head On Portrait Prize.<p>Molly Harris took out the prize with her …

Standing Alert with the UPS Hot Spares

At precisely 2200 Zulu (7 PM EDT) on the night of March 31, we sit down with eight aircrew members and a coordinator around a long wood veneer table …

The Way Things Age

The objects we hold on to, that we use everyday, become part of our identity. And, as they integrate into our lives, we, too, become part of theirs. …

Americans with illegal Iraq War souvenirs go largely unprosecuted

HARTFORD, Connecticut — As the elected Iraqi government seeks diplomatic respect and struggles to save its ancient sites from the rampages of the …

The history and the future of Israel

Next week, Israel will celebrate the 67th anniversary of its establishment as a modern nation. On Remembrance Day, the day before Independence Day, …

The 5 Most Lethal American Weapons of War Ever

The United States is the most formidable military power the world has ever seen. Arguably, since the end of the Cold War, America has enjoyed a level …

Military

Gallipoli 2015: Museum keen to give precious Bible to family of WWI soldier

A Victorian museum is trying to return a wartime Bible to descendants of an Adelaide man who served in World War I and was among the first soldiers …

New Testament

Remains of Canadian Second World War Soldier identified - Canadian Forces Forensic Odontology Responses Team matches dental records

The Department of National Defence (DND) and the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) have identified the remains of a Second World War soldier found near the …

Historian tracks MacDill AFB history to its roots

Growing up in Indiana, Denny Cole’s grandfather used to show him an album of pictures from back in the 1920s, when he was a member of the 6th …

Telstar Logistics

Sixty years after it was scuttled off the coast of San Francisco, the bomb-scarred, radioactive hulk of the World War II-era aircraft carrier <i>USS</i> …

San Francisco

Underwater Wonders | Chuuk Lagoon. Micronesia | earthTripper - time to see the world!

In February 1944 the USA launched an attack on Chuuk Lagoon that devastated Japan’s main WWII South Pacific base and sunk 12 warships and 32 merchant …

Scuba Diving

WWII pilot dies seven decades after facing death off Bougainville

WWII pilot and Group Captain Fred Tucker at his home in Karori in 2012.<p>A celebrated World War II pilot has died just eight days out from Anzac …

World War II Soldier’s Dog Tags Returned to His Family 70 Years After They Were Lost on a Beach

More than 70 years ago, World War II veteran Cpl. William Benn lost his dog tags on a Massachusetts beach. He died before he ever got them back.<p>But thanks to the efforts of a man with a metal detector, the veteran’s tags are now back with his family.<p>Cpl. William Benn’s lost dog tag from 1939 (Image …

UFOs Confront Soldiers During War, Says Ex-Air Force Intelligence Officer

The public rarely hears about interactions between military personnel and unexplained aircraft -- especially during wartime.<p>As time goes on, however, UFO stories stuck behind red tape begin to see the light of day. The Vietnam War saw its share of UFO activity in the 1960s.<p>One close encounter, in …

The Civil War did not end at Appomattox

The American Civil War ended with the notorious assassination of a great man, but was that man Abraham Lincoln or Martin Luther King Jr.?<p>That question will not make much sense to anyone who learned in school that the war came to a close with Gen. Robert E. Lee’s surrender to Gen. Ulysses S. Grant …

War

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Women in Saudi Arabia go behind the wheel<p>Anthony Bourdain toxicology report released<p>Why is Turkey going to the polls again?<p>Lava flow at Galapagos …

François Hollande

How The Most Daring Plan Of WWI Turned Into A Military Disaster

This coming Sunday marks the centenary of one of WWI’s most infamous campaigns: Gallipoli. It was an audacious attempt by the Entente to break the …

World History