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Great Aircraft of History

WW2 Fighters, Bombers, and more<p>By Stephen Sherman, Apr. 2002. Updated Sept. 26, 2012.<p>In World War Two, airplanes of all types - fighters, bombers, …

Aviation

Miyazaki-Inspired Jet Glider Flies Before Crowds In Japan

Valley of the win<p><i>Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind</i> is a film about an apocalypse, a millennium after an earlier apocalypse. The 1984 anime, by now-legendary director Hayao Miyazaki, is a sort of gunpowder fantasy, with strange bio-engineered toxic monsters cohabitating a world with windmill farms …

10 essential Gmail tips for whizzy email on your phone

Google's email service is now over a decade old and millions of us rely on it as a hub for all our communications - whether on desktop, mobile or …

Smith & Wesson stock opens near record high after Dallas shooting

Fellow gunmaker Sturm Ruger sees stocks rise 5%, while shares of Taser and Digital Ally, which make wearable police cameras, also climb<p>Smith & Wesson stock opened near an all-time high on Friday after five police officers were killed and seven were injured in a shooting in Dallas. The gunmaker’s …

Guns
Sleep Disorders

Company Registration in Malaysia

If you have decided that you want to make an investment and <b>register a company in Malaysia</b>, you will first need to learn some basics about the …

The Real Sock Queens of India

If you’re a patterned sock aficionado anywhere in the world, there’s a good chance you have a pair of socks manufactured by India’s Mustang Socks sitting in your sock drawer – after all, it’s a real sock empire – and the story of the two women who have worked hard to build it, is one I’m about to …

Mickey Mouse

Beating the “Bloody Flux” – How an 18th Century Army Doctor Waged War on Dysentery

“Sanitation standards in the 18th Century were almost non-existent. Soldiers were in the habit of relieving themselves wherever they wished, …

History

Classics of Military History

Join the Hoover Institution's community of supporters in advancing ideas defining a free society.<p>Support …

'Admiral' makes Netherlands' military history a Hollywood-style spectacle

Netherlands military/political history gets the<p>Michael Baytreatment in "Admiral," a lavishly art-directed, loud, combat-chaotic and ultimately superficial biopic of legendary 17th-century Dutch naval genius Michiel de Ruyter, whose trade-war victories against the British fleet made him a national …

8 Badass Women Warriors In Military History

Women have played various roles in combat throughout the history of war. However, some women have risen above historical gender norms and left their …

Military buff is building a World War Two Stirling bomber in his SHED using parts of 30 different aircrafts he bought off eBay and a Haynes manual

• <b>Martin Smith, 50, rebuilding part of a rare Short Stirling bomber in his garden shed in Holcombe, Somerset</b>• <b><br>He has spent thousands of pounds locating</b> …

Remembrance Day

Lysander

Lysander (d. 395 BCE) was a Spartan statesman and general who famously defeated the Athenian navy at the Battle of Aigospotamoi in 405 BCE, which …

What This Obscure Comic About a War Over a Glacier Gets Wrong

The Siachen conflict should have never happened. And “Siachen: The Cold War” fails to question the point of it all.<p><i>This story originally appeared on War Is Boring</i>.<p>In 1984, India and Pakistan went to war over the Siachen Glacier. A 2003 ceasefire halted most of the fighting, but troops from both …

War

Our democracy can learn from China's meritocracy

For several years now, polls by organisations like the Lowy Institute have been telling us that Australians aren’t particularly impressed by our …

There is something extraordinary happening in the world

Most of us haven’t quite realized there is something extraordinary happening.<p>A few months ago I freed myself from standard-procedure society, I broke …

NEW UNICORNS: The 42 startups that grew to be worth billions in 2015

2015 was a big year for private market tech companies and their valuations.<p>Uber, already the most valuable private tech company in the world, is rumored to be raising a new round of funding that would value the company around $60 billion.<p>And this year alone, 70 startups became members of the …

Startups

International Greetings has Christmas all wrapped up

The Christmas cracker and wrapping paper maker is ending the year with a bang. But things weren't always so merry for International Greetings, as CEO Paul Fineman explains<p>Paul Fineman wanted to be a comedy writer when he was young. Things didn’t exactly work out that way for the 56-year-old …

Universal Studios

Internet of Things: Forget the big numbers, what are the best IoT gadgets?

Introduction<p>It's a market that likes to talk numbers – 34 billion connected devices by 2020, global investment of $7.3 trillion (around £4.8 …

Internet of Things

Why is Buddha Amitabha So Prevalent in China?

A month ago, I was with Rinpoche and a bunch of other people in a car. In a conversation about China, Rinpoche suddenly asked us, “Why is Buddha …

Spirituality

The Most Expensive Album Ever: Enter the Wu-Tang Clan’s ‘Once Upon A Time In Shaolin’

Inside the Wu-Tang Clan’s ‘Once Upon A Time In Shaolin,’ a secretive double-album stored in a Marrakech vault that sold at auction (to Quentin …

Rap & Hip-Hop

New Release: 0 A.D. Alpha 19 Syllepsis

Wildfire Games, an international group of volunteer game developers, proudly announces the release of <b>“0 A.D. Alpha 19 Syllepsis”</b>, the nineteenth …

CC BY-SA

New & Notable: 8 High-Tech Home Security Gadgets

In our high-tech world, keeping your home fully protected is easier than it's ever been. Vastly more sophisticated than those blaring door alarms of …

Home Automation

Samsung Gear VR review (2015): A no-brainer if you own a Samsung phone

When Samsung and Oculus debuted their Gear VR headset almost a year ago, the companies made it clear the device wasn't yet ready for the masses. Billed as "Innovator Edition" models, the original Gear VRs were intended mainly for early adopters. They only fitted a limited number of phones -- the …

Barclays bets on stock boom as world money growth soars

Commodities and emerging markets may have hit bottom. Fed rate rises mean leadership is switching to "anti-bond" sectors<p>Barclays has advised clients to jump into world stock markets with both feet, citing the fastest growth in the global money supply in over thirty years and an accelerating …

Japan: Dementia lessons from the world’s oldest country | Toronto Star

TOKYO—In December 2007, a 91-year-old man left his home in the city of Obu and ambled on to railway tracks, crossing just as a commuter train hurtled …

Rio De Janeiro

The Air USB Car Charger Boasts Integrated Ionic Air Purifier

Using integrated ionic car air purifier, the Air USB car charger not only charges your mobile devices, but also freshen the air in your car. Like the …

Gear & Gadgets

11. The Bourne Identity (2002)

Nobody expected a movie based on a novel by Robert Ludlum, whose stodgy bestsellers had previously inspired The Osterman Weekend (1983) and The …

Movies