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8 Forgotten 80s Bands You Need To Hear

For some, the allure of the decade that gave us Adam Ant, Prince, Madonna and Wham! is just as fresh as the Jordache jeans they once wore while …

Bands

This Artist Illustrates The Adorable Evolution Of Pop Culture Icons Throughout Time

Famous and cute to boot.

Cute

'Molar Mic' will let US military make radio calls from their teeth

In the future, communicating in combat could be as simple as speaking into the microphone on your teeth.<p>On Tuesday the US Department of Defense sealed a multimillion dollar investment into a futuristic two-way communications system dubbed the "Molar Mic," slated for use by the US Air …

U.S. Dept. of Defense

How to stay fit forever: 25 tips to keep moving when life gets in the way

When it comes to exercise, we think about how to “get” fit. But often, starting out is not the problem. “The big problem is maintaining it,” says Falko Sniehotta, a professor of behavioural medicine and health psychology at Newcastle University. The official UK guidelines say adults should do …

Work Stress

Stop Holding Yourself Back

Publication Date: <b>January 01, 2011</b><p>After working with hundreds of leaders in a wide variety of organizations and in countries all over the globe, the authors found one very clear pattern: When it comes to meeting their leadership potential, many people unintentionally get in their own way. Five …

Customer Service

Russian ‘Red October’ stealth submarines invade UK waters

Russian nuclear submarines with state-of-the-art stealth capabilities are slipping into UK waters undetected, according to defense chiefs.<p>The …

Royal Navy

Nazi Germany's 'Stealth' Fighter: The Story of the Ho 229

The Ho 229 might have been a formidable adversary over the skies of World War II, but in truth the plane was far from ready for mass production by …

Aviation

France says a Russian satellite 'with big ears' tried to sneak up on another satellite and listen to secure military communications

PARIS (AP) — A Russian satellite "with big ears" cozied up to a French one last year in an apparent effort to eavesdrop on secure military communications, France's defense minister alleged Friday.<p>In what she said amounted to a "Star Wars" above the Earth, Florence Parly named the Russian satellite …

Space

The 25 Best Movies With A Twist20. Arrival (2016)

<b>Director:</b> Denis Villeneuve <b><br>Starring:</b> Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker, Michael Stuhlbarg, Tzi Ma<p><b>The Twist: The flashbacks are actually the</b> …

Movies

‘USS Callister: Black Mirror’ has galactically good Emmys as it wins Best TV Movie at 2018 Creative Arts

As Gold Derby predicted, Netflix’s “USS Callister: Black Mirror” has just won the 2018 Emmy for Best TV Movie. This all-important category jumped …

Black Mirror

Russian Commandos Are Getting "Silent" Mortars That Are As Quiet As A Suppressed Rifle

The weapons use special ammunition to eliminate smoke and flash during firing and keep noise to an absolute minimum.<p>Burevestnik Institute<p>Personnel at …

A Soviet Pilot Went Missing in Afghanistan and Was Found 30 Years Later

It is a story that could write a Hollywood blockbuster: A Soviet pilot was found 30 years after his plane was shot down during the Afghan-Soviet War. …

Missing in Action

Nonfiction Book Review: The Coddling of the American Mind: How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure by Greg Lukianoff and Jonathan Haidt. Penguin, $28 (352p) ISBN 978-0-7352-2489-6

The Coddling of the American Mind: How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure<p>Greg Lukianoff and Jonathan Haidt. …

Book Reviews

Hilarious Netflix Jokes Guaranteed To Make You Laugh

“Are you still watching?" First of all, I’ll tell you when I’ve had enough.<p>21 Netflix Tips You'll Wish You Had Known About Sooner<p>The 16 Best Netflix Original Movies Released So Far In 2018<p>Build A High School Lunch Box And We’ll Tell You What To Watch On Netflix In September

Jokes

Watch Paul McCartney Hilariously Surprise Fans in Elevator on ‘Fallon’

Paul McCartney and Jimmy Fallon surprised unsuspecting Beatles super fans in a hilarious sketch that aired on Thursday’s <i>The Tonight Show</i>.<p>Groups of …

Paul McCartney

When to Tell Your Partner About Your Mental Health Issues

There are plenty of big conversations you'll probably have when you're dating someone: whether or not you want to get married, if you want to have …

Mental Health

The US Navy's most successful WWII submarine also 'sank' a Japanese train

The Gato-class, diesel-powered US Navy submarine USS Barb is known for a lot of things. In 12 war patrols, she sank the third most tonnage in World War II, had eight battle stars, and fired the first submarine-based ballistic missiles on Japan. It earned her crew a Presidential Unit Citation, among …

Military

Hurricane review – guns blazing and great chemistry commemorate Luftwaffe defeat

Perhaps partly inspired by the success of Dunkirk, this based-on-a-true-story, second-world-war drama contains the required guns blazing and handsome chaps being heroic, stoic and panic-stricken.It’s a much more conventional work than Christopher Nolan’s epic that verged at times on abstraction. …

Game of Thrones

Teenage Boy Reportedly Cut Own Head Off With Chainsaw After Losing Computer Game

It remains unclear if 15-year-old Pavel Mateev was involved with the so-called 'death groups' in Russia behind the 'Blue Whale' challenge.<p>Reports …

PC Gaming

Air Force "Validates" New Weapons for its F-22 Raptor Stealth Fighter

The new AIM-9X will shoot farther and reach a much larger targeting envelope for pilots.

Military

The Entire Known Universe, in a Single Image. Here's What It Looks Like

Too stunning for words.<p>Isn't it beautiful? This is an illustrated logarithmic scale conception of the observable Universe with the Solar System at …

Universe

13 of the most famous last words in history

We love famous last words.<p>There's a reason there are so many books listing memorable deathbed sayings throughout history out there. Perhaps we'd just rather believe well-known figures tend to die saying something clever and profound. It makes death itself a little less scary.<p>But, for that reason, …

Winston Churchill

Five memory hacks to make you smarter

Simply reading the things you need to remember for a looming exam over and over may not be the best way to retain information. Instead, you should use these tried-and-tested methods.<p>No matter how smart you think you are, the chances are that you sometimes fail to make the most of your memory. A …

Pedagogy

Russia's Multinational Military Exercise Last Week Was A Dry Run For Bigger War Games

The ground trembled as Russian Sukhoi attack jets blasted off at the Shagol airfield in the Ural Mountains. Close behind them, fighters from China and assault planes from Kazakhstan roared into the late-summer sky.<p>The multinational air force was assembled 900 miles east of Moscow last week to take …

Military

7 medieval kings of England you should know about

With lands to conquer, rebellions to quash and finances to raise, ruling over medieval England was no mean feat. Some monarchs flourished, while …

World History

An airline embargo would bring down Iran's terrorist regime

It is rare for one nation to defeat another without resorting to war. But events in Iran have presented the United States an unprecedented …

Foreign Policy

'Magic Mushrooms' Get FDA Green-Light to Treat Depression

Sign up for e-newsletters<p>Want more news?<p>Sign up for free e-newsletters to get more of AJC delivered to your …

Peter Thiel

The 15 Creepiest PSAs Ever Made

There's plenty of ways to address public concerns about personal safety, drugs, child abuse, and risky behavior. You can teach it in the classroom. You can build public health centers. You can allocate money to non-profit organizations. Or, you can take to the airwaves, and do your best to scare …

Horror

Pop culture's most iconic monsters become ancient pictograms in this Maya glyph-inspired artwork

Mexican-based artist Monarobot is putting an old school spin on pop culture; we're talking <i>really</i> old school here.<p>Their MO is taking famous monsters …

Art

Understanding Putin’s Paranoid Style

The answer, one of Russia’s leading opinion centers has concluded, has everything to do with a pervasive sense of cultural siege.Just why is Vladimir …

Russia