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Black History Month Reveals the White Lies of America

Since its formal beginning as Negro History Week in 1926, Black History Month has revealed the “white lie” of American history. It has been a project …

Here's all the coolest military tech we saw at the Marine Corps' big West Coast trade show

Sponsored by the Marine Corps League, the 2017 Marine West show held at Camp Pendleton's 22 Area parade field gives a chance for Marines to check out the latest and greatest in military technology, and perhaps later, ask their bosses to buy it for them to use downrange.<p>"This event is really for the …

Cruising 30 Miles of SHOT Show

As a famous comedian once said, “the sooner you fall behind, the more time you’ll have to catch up.”<p>Truer words have never been spoken, at least in …

FedEx Driver Who Saved American Flag at Anti-U.S. Protest Just Learned His Fate

FedEx worker Matt Uhrin was not about to stand for it.<p>When a group of protesters in Iowa City, Iowa, were burning an American flag, he leapt to …

See the difference in handgun calibers and their KNOCK DOWN power

Last night I ran across a 2010 video from a famous gun guy on YouTube, Hickok45, who said he’d been asked to shoot different handgun calibers at one …

Demonstration

The Sig P320 is the U.S. Army's New Sidearm

The new pistol replaces the 80s vintage M9 handgun.<p>After a two-year, $17 million dollar search involving 12 contestants, the U.S. Army has finally picked its first new handgun in 32 years. The Sig Sauer P320 Compact pistol is now the M17 handgun, replacing the M9 Beretta.<p>In 2014, the Army announced …

The Perfect Way to Squeeze a Rifle Trigger

We picked up the eland’s track at dawn and followed in single file behind Buti, our Namibian tracker, who somehow sorted the bull’s print from the …

Self Defense

Why More Convicts Are Studying Criminology

Two professors are trying to revolutionize the study of crime by bringing their own experiences behind bars to bear. And they’re finding a following …

Crime

These are the 12 largest nuclear detonations in history

No other force epitomizes the absolute destructive power humanity has unlocked in the way nuclear weapons have. And the weapons rapidly became more powerful in the decades after that first test.<p>The device tested in 1945 had a 20 kiloton yield, meaning it had the explosive force of 20,000 tons of …

These Are The Top 10 Most Significant Events Of Americans’ Lifetimes

People’s lists vary wildly by age, race, and income–but one thing is clear: 9/11 changed everyone’s lives.<p>A new Pew Research survey asked U.S. citizens to name the 10 most significant events of their lifetimes. Overall, 9/11 comes top of the list, closely followed by the election of Barack Obama as …

Shoot To Kill: Instinctive Shooting

Written by Orlando Wilson on The Prepper Journal.You use a method known as instinctive - or point- shooting. Instinctive shooting is simple- you …

Self Defense

The Most Likely Reasons a C-130 Was Circling Manhattan Today

Did it have to do with Donald Trump?<p>Just minutes ago, editors at the <i>Popular Mechanics</i> office in Midtown Manhattan noticed that a USAF C-130 and multiple Black Hawk helicopters were circling the area. Shortly after, Twitter erupted with speculation from reporters about the purpose of the military …

Donald Trump

What Would Trump's 350-Ship Navy Look Like?

More of the same, but that's not a bad thing.<p>President-elect Donald Trump campaigned on the promise of a 350-ship U.S. Navy. While some of Trump's campaign promises are unlikely to come to fruition, there's widespread support for increasing the ship size of the Navy. But what would a bigger Navy …

5 Nonfiction Books We're Excited to Read in 2017

Mutiny, Martyrdom, and National Identity in the Age of Revolution<p>As we’ve seen with fugitive Edward Snowden, the process of criminal extradition can turn into a diplomatic nightmare, especially when the two nations at the negotiation table already have a difficult relationship. Such was the case in …

19 photos show how aircraft servicemembers have the most unique office views

Whether they're giving medical aid during a "dustoff," or providing suppressing fire from a gunship, crewmembers from a variety of aircraft can have one of the most hazardous jobs in the military — which is why some of the following scenes can only be experienced from this exclusive group.<p>We've …

Trump’s Surprise Taiwan Call Was Smart Politics

<i>This article first appeared on the American Enterprise Institute site.</i><p>Relax. Breathe.<p>Donald Trump’s phone call with the president of Taiwan wasn’t a …

Trump lays out military plan; formally introduces James 'Mad Dog' Mattis

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President-elect Donald Trump formally introduced his pick to lead the Defense Department Tuesday, as he brought his "thank you" tour to Fayetteville, North Carolina.<p>"In order to succeed in our defense policy, we must have the right person to lead in our Defense Department," he …

Donald Trump

Air Force None? Trump Threatens To Cancel New Presidential Plane Over Cost

President-elect Donald Trump wants to clip the wings of a new Air Force One, saying the customized 747 is too expensive.<p>"The plane is totally out of control," Trump told reporters Tuesday morning. "I think Boeing is doing a little bit of a number. We want Boeing to make a lot of money, but not that …

Donald Trump

The Military's Painstaking Guide to Cutting Its Own Weapons In Half

A strange, brief tour of the Department of Defense's demilitarization manual.<p>Maintaining the strongest military force on the planet is no easy task. You need a huge budget, knowledgable personnel, devoted soldiers, brilliant engineers, and high-tech tools and weaponry. You also need a hell of a lot …

Military

Audio Rewind: 15 Years Without George Harrison, the Quiet Beatle

Ask a random person on the street to list The Beatles and you’ll likely hear George Harrison named third, right after some combination of John Lennon …

The New York Times (Accidentally) Debunks the Never-Ending Fairy Tale of Gun Control

When I write about gun control, I generally make two arguments.• First, criminals are lawbreakers, so the notion that they will be disarmed because of …

Guns

Proms, ponies & the secret service: Growing up in the White House

By Meabh Ritchie <i>Newsbeat reporter</i><p><b>The president-elect's youngest son Barron will not be moving to the White House when his dad takes over as US President next January.</b><p>Instead, he will stay in New York with his mum Melania until he finishes the school term next year.<p>Even then, his parents still …

Donald Trump

These 500 Drones Flying In Formation Are The Fireworks Of The Future

No smoke, no explosives. See what your Fourth of July will look like once drones take over.<p>In the 18 minutes it takes to blow up 30-some tons of fireworks for the Fourth of July show on the National Mall in D.C., it costs the government more than 200 grand. Bigger shows–like the massive Macy’s show …

Drones

The Boneyard: Where thousands of military aircraft go to rest

<b>Tucson, Arizona (CNN) —</b> They served in combat from Korea to Afghanistan. Dangerous missions all over the world. Dropping bombs and protecting soldiers on the ground. Now, they lay here in the Arizona desert.<p>These veterans aren't people -- they're planes.<p>All kinds of military aircraft are lined up …

Military

Climate change is real: Just ask the Pentagon

A bitter wind blew across Sewell's Point on a recent afternoon as ocean waves crashed against a concrete pier where two black attack submarines were tied up for the day.<p>Pier 3 was taking the last hits of a severe storm that had roared ashore a few days before. It flooded four buildings, tore up …

Military

Entertainment - MarketWatch.com

There’s a limit to how much people trust the biggest social network on the planet.<p>25 min ago3:23 p.m. April 4, 2018<p>Here’s where to spend more money …

Why a small German museum is showing Nazi art

Nazi art is taboo in Germany. But one museum is juxtaposing it with artworks banned by the Nazis. The result is jarring. Curator Alexander von …

Art

WWII Veteran Tries Virtual Reality for the First Time to Visit the French Town He Helped Liberate

91-year-old veteran Frank Mouqué tries virtual reality for the first time and visits the French town of Armentières which he helped liberate in World …

Inside Russia's Military Training Schools for Teens

Campers practice shooting air soft guns at a Historical War Camp in Borodino, Russia. Borodino is where the deadliest da<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Sarah Blesener<p>1 …