Robert Bright

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Here's the Difference Between a Hydrogen Bomb and an Atom Bomb

In some ways it’s a shame human beings ever figured out how the sun works. If we hadn’t figured that out, we never would have learned how nuclear …

Iraq: Islamic State group says it killed 10 policemen

BAGHDAD (AP) -- The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for abducting and killing 10 policemen.<p>Pictures posted online late Saturday by the extremist group showed eight men in civilian clothing on their knees in an open area with militants pointing rifles at their backs. Another picture …

A travel company gutted a regular commercial plane and turned it into a fancy 52-seat private jet

The next time you fly commercial—say, on a transatlantic flight from the U.S. to Europe—imagine what it would be like to completely gut renovate the plane and bring it back to life as a luxurious private jet.<p>Well, that's exactly what TCS World Travel did to its newly launched Boeing 757, which …

Postmen 'will take photographs' on your property when they leave parcels behind

Royal Mail considers pilot scheme which will see posties take photographs as "proof of delivery" when they leave a parcel outside<p>Postmen will be equipped with miniature cameras so they can take photographs of packages left behind customers’ bins or in their front gardens, as part of a new trial by …

MH17: Ukraine had reason to close airspace before crash, investigators say

<b>(CNN) —</b> Ukrainian authorities had "sufficient reason" to close the airspace over conflict-stricken eastern Ukraine before the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, according to the findings of a Dutch investigation into the crash.<p>The Boeing 777 was heading from Amsterdam to Malaysia when it was …

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