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10 lethal special operations units from around the world

Special Analysis: Breakdown on top 10 Special Ops Units around the world

Top 10

30-year-old Mareena Robinson Snowden is the first black woman to earn a PhD in nuclear engineering from MIT

When Mareena Robinson Snowden walked across the commencement stage at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.) on June 8th, she became the …

Women of Color

Parody: Aboard Air Force One after Donald Trump-Vladimir Putin havoc in Helsinki

Donald Trump: 'I was great, wasn't I? I killed it.' John Kelly: 'Well, in a manner of speaking, sir.' Parody from Air Force One on the havoc in Helsinki.<p><i>Aboard Air Force One, President Donald Trump is huddled around the conference table with his top advisers on the way back to Washington from the</i> …

Donald Trump

5 Reasons Why Chesty Puller is a Marine Corps Legend

Lt. Gen. Lewis "Chesty" Puller was a Marine’s Marine. A bonafide badass leatherneck with the scars to prove it. But this badass had one soft spot—his …

Military

The Presidential Motorcade Has A New Mysterious And Sinister Looking Vehicle

A huge, heavily customized, jet-black truck that sports a big glossy dome on top has been noticed taking up the rear of the Presidential …

'Scuse Me While I Kiss The Sky: What It's Like To Fly In A Supersonic T-38 Talon

The original intent of my visit to Beale, a U.S. Air Force Base just north of Sacramento, CA, was a first-person account of a flight aboard the venerable U-2, America’s high-altitude surveillance aircraft known as Dragon Lady that flies above 70,000 feet.<p>After a series of back-and-forths with …

Aviation

'Heck, Yeah, We Took It': Business-Class Fliers Are Filching All That Fancy Swag

When Steve King jets across the Atlantic for work twice a month, he often comes back with souvenirs—from the plane.<p>At home, he sips brandy from his favorite British Airways glasses and his children curl up in premium Norwegian Air Shuttle blankets. Last year, British Airways began offering a soft, …

The F-22's cockpit is off-limits and highly classified — but here are 11 glimpses inside the Raptor

The F-22 Raptor is arguably the best stealth fighter ever built.<p>So it comes as no surprise that much of the aircraft is highly classified — especially the cockpit.<p>In fact, all of the instruments and displays in the Raptor's cockpit are classified, an Air Combat Command public affairs officer told …

The NXT 360 Is The Next-Gen Humvee

When the HMMWV, AKA the Humvee, AKA the military version of the Hummer, first came out, people thought it was unstoppable. Then the wars of …

With khukris and assault rifles, Singapore's Gurkhas to guard Trump-Kim summit

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - When U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un meet for their historic summit in Singapore later this month, they will be protected by men from one of the fiercest warrior tribes in the world - the Gurkhas of Nepal.<p>While both leaders will bring their own …

Asia

Top Gun 2: Navy, Air Force spar after Tom Cruise says filming is underway

The need for speed?<p>Who understands that better than the U.S. Armed Forces who actually fly the fast aircraft we see so often in movies?<p>Tom Cruise’s …

A Civilian's Primer on Military Rank and Insignia | The Art of Manliness

If you’re a regular ol’ civilian like me, you might have a lot of respect for the military, but you don’t know much about military culture. For …

Military

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's order of service in full

<b>Here is the order of service for Harry and Meghan's wedding in full:</b><p>The Marriage of His Royal Highness Prince Henry of Wales with Ms Meghan Markle at St George's Chapel Windsor Castle Saturday, 19 May, 2018 at 12 Noon<p>The following Pastoral Introduction is taken from Common Worship:<p>A wedding is one …

Instagram model ‘being sued for sexually arousing dog’ during photo shoot

<b>An Instagram model who says she is being sued for allegedly sexually arousing a dog during a photo shoot has claimed she is the real victim.</b><p>Deyana …

Royal family tree: How Meghan Markle will fit into the line of succession to the British throne

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's first-born child would become seventh in line to the throne, behind their father – but only if the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have no more children.<p>The royal couple – who tie the knot in Windsor on Saturday – are said to be keen to start a family soon after their …

These are all the fighter jets in the US Air Force

The Air Force has a different kind of plane for every task, but its fighter jets are often its most visible aircraft, carrying out a variety of missions over any kind of terrain.<p>The first F-15 arrived in the early 1970s, and the highly advanced (though technically troubled) F-35 came online in the …

The incredible life of Jordan's Instagram-famous Crown Prince, an army officer who flies in helicopters and watches football with Prince William

23-year-old Crown Prince Al Hussein Bin Abdullah II is next in line to the Jordanian throne.<p>A Sandhurst graduate and second lieutenant in the Jordanian Armed Forces, he shares his adventurous lifestyle with an Instagram following of 1.3 million— and also uses the platform to promote his initiatives …

Middle East

Hey Siri, take off! Get ready for more-advanced planes

I'm sitting in the jump seat of an airplane perched at the runway threshold at Deer Valley Airport in Phoenix. The cramped cockpit puts me so close to the action that I can almost reach out and grab the throttle.<p>Over my headset I hear air traffic control give us clearance to take off. We begin to …

How to get a world-class education for free on the internet

As crucial as a university degree has become for working in the modern economy, it is not the only route forward into a wildly lucrative and satisfying career—just ask famous dropouts Bill Gates, Oprah Winfrey, Michael Dell, Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg.<p>In the future, a single bachelor’s degree in a …

Online Education

What Do Pilots (Actually) Do on Long Flights?

When the plane takes off, the work is only just beginning.<p>For most people, long flights are something to be endured with the help of sleeping masks, movies, and free mini bottles of wine. But while passengers are trying to relax and mentally check out, pilots are doing just the opposite. Even after …

Aspark Owl Electric Hypercar Does 0-60 MPH in 1.6 Seconds

Thanks to ultra-capacitors and hot Hoosiers<p>We offered bemused coverage of this unknown Japanese electric supercar when it first appeared at last year’s Frankfurt show claiming 2-second 0-62-mph acceleration from pretty modest-sounding power and torque output. Then the other day Aspark’s …

North America

The 2018 Mercedes-Maybach S560 Is How You Make 'The Best Car In The World' Better

The Mercedes-Benz S-Class is best known as “the best car in the world.” The Mercedes-Maybach is built off of the regular S-Class, and that presents …

Instagram model Jen Selter removed from American Airlines flight after 'humiliating' row

An Instagram fitness model was “humiliated” after being removed from an American Airlines flight following a row with staff.<p>Jen Selter, who has 11 million followers on Instagram, posted footage of her arguing with a pilot and a flight attendant on the delayed flight from Miami to New York on 27 …

A Walmart executive who sold his first startup for $6 million, 2nd for $550 million, and 3rd for $3 billion, reveals how he became wildly successful

• <b>Marc Lore is the president and CEO of Walmart eCommerce in the US.</b>• <b><br>He founded Quidsi and sold it to Amazon in 2011 for over $500 million. Then he founded Jet.com and sold that to Walmart in 2016 for $3 billion and stock. His first startup was acquired for $6 million.</b>• <b><br>Lore says radical transparency,</b> …

Drawing Trump

These are the most incredible photos of the US Navy in 2017

2017 was an unsurprisingly eventful year for the US Navy.<p>New ships, such as the USS Washington and USS Gerald R. Ford, were commissioned. The USS Fitzgerald and USS John McCain were involved in collisions. Hurricane victims in the mainland US and Puerto Rico were aided. The terrorist group ISIS and …

The 27 most captivating photos of the US Coast Guard in 2017

From Guam in the Pacific to Puerto Rico in the Atlantic, from north of the Arctic Circle to south of the equator, the US Coast Guard patrols and protects the world's largest exclusive economic zone, covering nine time zones.<p>It is one of the five military branches, a member of intelligence …

The most stunning photos of US Marines in 2017

The Marine Corps had an active 2017. Among their many accomplishments, Marine units were responsible for massive artillery barrages that helped defeat the terrorist group ISIS in Raqqa, Syria, tested a fully autonomous helicopter. and graduated their first female infantry officer. Marines also …

Insane photos show how US and South Korean Marines train in the middle of winter

US and South Korean Marines conducted their annual winter exercises this week in Pyeongchang, South Korea.<p>Pyeongchang will soon host the 2018 Winter Olympics.<p>The drills included winter patrols on foot and on skis, physical conditioning, and team building exercises in the snow — and mostly without …

These are the most incredible photos of the US Army in 2017

The US Army performs a variety of missions and duties all over the world every year — and 2017 was no different.<p>They provided relief to the victims of hurricanes that hit the mainland US and Puerto Rico, as well as artillery support as part of Operation Inherent Resolve. They suffered tragic losses …