Christopher Rae

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World War II Social Place

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World War II

How Cartels Use 'Narco-Submarines' to Smuggle Drugs by the Ton

The vessels come in four shapes<p>Packing planes and speedboats doesn't have the stealth factor as it did before the 1990s when law enforcement agencies enhanced their ability to detect drug trafficking by air and sea.<p>Instead, drug cartels in South America take to jury-rigged jungle workshops where …

Military

How to Fight Submarines in the 21st Century

As a new Cold War heats up, submarine warfare is coming backbut it wont be like it was in the 1980s.<p>As a new Cold War heats up, submarine warfare is coming back—but it won't be like it was in the 1980s.

Military

Sunken Japanese WWII Submarine Discovered Off Hawaiian Coast

A World War II-era Japanese submarine that had been captured and intentionally sunk by U.S. forces was discovered earlier this year in its watery …

Military

Sunken Nazi Submarine Found Just Off the Coast of Nantucket

It has been well documented that German submarines came disturbingly close to U.S. shores during World War II — but just how close was made all the …

Merchant Shipping

Russia tells Sweden that hunting for its submarines is a 'mindless waste of Swedish taxpayer money'

But the Swedish military still believes that Russia was indeed sailing submarines around Swedish waters last year: "The assessment that Swedish territory was violated in October 2014 remains correct in its entirety."<p>In an extraordinary retort, the Russian foreign ministry issued a statement …

The first task of any new prime minister is to write this letter to nuclear submarines in case the government is destroyed

While many Royal Navy captains hold responsibility for their crew, Trident submarine commanders also bear a far more macabre role: the duty to play Britain's final political and diplomatic hand possible. Within the bowels of each boat lays two safes, an outer and an inner, and within that inner …

Saab’s New Super Stealthy Submarine Is ‘Effectively Invisible’

When most people think about Saab, they think about cars. But the manufacturer is involved in the defense industry as well and recently unveiled its latest super stealthy submarine for which it just landed a huge contract.<p>Saab’s Kockums A26 submarine — features what the company calls GHOST …

Intel and Warner Bros. sue Chinese company for stripping out video encryption

How do you show users a movie online without letting them make a copy? For streaming services like iTunes, Amazon, and Netflix, the answer has been High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), an Intel-owned system that encrypts the video stream on its way to your screen, preventing it from …

Home

How Data Can Forge a Stronger Bond with Your Board<p>Data belongs in everyone's hands<p>What's powering the growth of European Wax Center? Data.<p>Paying …

Changing an Organization’s Culture, Without Resistance or Blame

One of the biggest challenges a company can face is changing people’s behavior — getting them to collaborate and be humble, for example, or put the company’s long-term interests first. Most behavior-change initiatives accomplish little, at best.<p>So when we faced such a challenge at Lear Corporation, …

Swedish peace group trolls Russian submarines with gay defence system

Forget Britain’s Trident, or Israel’s Iron Dome – peace-loving Sweden has come up with a much more innovative, and inclusive, system of defence.<p>The Swedish Peace and Arbitration Society (SPAS) is to deal with encroaching Russian submarines in Swedish waters with a device emitting anti-homophobia …

Homophobia

Steampunk Submarine-Themed Pub In Romania

A year ago, 6th-Sense Interiors came up with the idea of a themed pub meant to faithfully render the interior of a submarine for one of their …

Steampunk

Suspected Submarine Fired On By Finnish Navy Off Helsinki

Authorities in Finland have reported that the country’s navy fired depth charges at a suspected submarine located in the waters off Helsinki, after …

How to make Facebook send you encrypted notification emails

Facebook introduced an option for users to add OpenPGP public keys to their profiles and select to receive encrypted notification emails -- account recovery emails, in particular -- in an effort to better protect your privacy online.<p>PGP stands for Pretty Good Privacy and is used to encrypt email …

Information Systems

Security Experts Hack Teleoperated Surgical Robot - MIT Technology Review

A crucial bottleneck that prevents life-saving surgery being performed in many parts of the world is the lack of trained surgeons. One way to get …

Robotics

Cartels are using these 'narco-submarines' to move tens of thousands of pounds of drugs at a time

As the United States, Mexico, and Colombia intensified their war on drugs throughout the late 1990s and the 2000s, the cartels had to reimagine various ways that they could smuggle cocaine into the US. With billions of dollars in annual revenue at stake, no idea for getting drugs into the US buyers …

U.S. Navy tests new submarine-hunting drone ship

<b>Atlanta (CNN) —</b> Silently moving deep beneath the ocean's surface, combat submarines can employ the element of surprise to carry out devastating attacks on naval fleets and land targets.<p>For decades, the U.S. military has maintained its dominance in the depths of the world's oceans by boasting the …

Richard Branson Has Shelved Virgin's Deep Sea Submarine

The Virgin Oceanic mission, which would have visited the Mariana Trench and taken tourists to the ocean depths, has been mothballed.<p><i>Sir Richard Branson and explorer Chris Welsh (L) atop the Deep Flight Challenger on April 5, 2011. (Photo Credit: Gabriel Bouys/AFP/Getty Images)</i><p>Richard Branson's …

Space Travel

Top US Navy admiral: China has more submarines than the US

Vice Admiral Joseph Mulloy, deputy chief of naval operations for capabilities and resources, told the House Armed Services Committee's seapower subcommittee that China was also expanding the geographic areas of operation for its submarines, and their length of deployment.<p>For instance, China had …

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This Camouflage Coating Hides Submarines From Sonar

Sound waves bounce around the vessel, even if it has sharp corners<p>Imagine a material that wicks sound across its surface like water droplets sliding over a windowpane. For submarines, such a coating would mean an entirely new way to slip past sonar without detection as sound waves pass harmlessly …

Physics

Russian Submarine In North Sea? Scottish Fishermen Claim They Netted Warship

A fishing crew has claimed that a rogue Russian submarine may be to blame for a strange encounter they experienced off the Scottish coast, which …

How Farming on Mars May Help Us Farm Earth

In case this week’s report on NASA’s successful experiment growing lettuce on the International Space Station left you wondering what all the fuss was about—consider the implications. Mars One is scheduled to launch four humans to the red planet in 2025–people who will live their remaining days as …

Farming

How To Make A Secret Phone Call

To show how hard phone privacy can be, one artist examined the CIA, consulted hackers, and went far off the map (with a stop at Rite Aid).<p>There’s a lot you can find in the depths of the dark web, but in 2013, photographer and artist Curtis Wallen managed to buy the ingredients of a new identity. …

China Now Has More Submarines than the U.S.

China now has more submarines than the U.S., though the vessels are inferior to the U.S. fleet.<p>Vice Admiral Joseph Mulloy, deputy chief of naval …

How to Sabotage Encryption Software (And Not Get Caught)

In the field of cryptography, a secretly planted "backdoor" that allows eavesdropping on communications is usually a subject of paranoia and dread. …

Information Security

New NASA submarine could find aliens in the icy oceans of Saturn’s moon

A new submarine built to explore oceans of liquid methane on Saturn’s moon,could be our best hope of finding life within our solar system, NASA …

Astronomy

Saluting the silent heroes of the US Navy’s submarine force

Our most recent elections demonstrated Americans are still very worried about the state of the economy and their own job security. However, there is an employer looking to hire young, motivated, and intelligent men and women—the United States Navy’s submarine force.<p>It's not easy to be eligible for …