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Britain unveils fighter jet model to rival Franco-German program

FARNBOROUGH, England (Reuters) - Britain unveiled a model of a sleek proposed fighter jet named Tempest on Monday, raising questions about the future of European defense cooperation, given that Germany and France launched their own fighter jet program a year ago.<p>At the Farnborough Airshow, Defence …

Aviation

Scientists Finally Decipher The Mystery Of The 2,000-Year-Old Basel Papyrus

Researchers have solved the puzzle of the Basel papyrus, which turned out to be something quite unexpected.<p>The University of Basel in Switzerland …

Basel

Watch USS Recine Get Pummeled To Death During RIMPAC 2018 Sinking Exercise

RIMPAC executes its first land-based anti-ship missile barrage in a big way.<p>Youtube Screencap<p>Tyler RogowayView Tyler Rogoway's …

Military

'A goldmine': mummies' secrets uncovered in Egypt

Deep below the sands of the Saqqara necropolis, archaeologists have uncovered a unique discovery they say reveals the secrets of the ancient Egyptian mummies.<p>A mummification workshop and adjoining burial shaft as well as five mummies, their bejewelled sarcophagi, figurines, and a gilded silver and …

Archaeology

An Amazing Airplane Engine Powered Motorcycle Sporting Hubless Wheels and True Sci-Fi Style

Former F1 racer and designer Taso Marques has created the TMC Dumont, an incredibly sleek, low-to-the-ground motorcycle that sports an airplane …

Motorcycles

6 Battle of Britain myths

The Battle of Britain, which took place between July and October 1940, was a major air campaign in which Britain’s Royal Air Force defended the …

Battle of Britain

This mag accurately predicted the future 95 years ago

In April 1923, Popular Science magazine predicted that we would one day be driving gyroscopic motorcycles — sitting high inside a massive wheel — …

Artificial Intelligence

This Swiss straw-bale house is completely self-sufficient

Traditional building techniques and modern technology come together in the House in Berne, a self-sufficient straw bale house in Graben, a Swiss …

Architecture

21 Amazing DIY HACKS Aluminum Foil Hacks You Should Really Try

Aluminum foil is a staple in any house, and you generally use it for a variety of things (mostly involving cooking and storing), but there are a …

Hacking

Does the moon hold the key to the earth’s energy needs?

Using giant kites, blades and paddles, and mimicking pogo sticks, blowholes and even the human heart, groups around the world are on the cusp of harnessing the colossal power of the oceans.<p>The challenge is huge - seas have been battering coasts and sweeping sailors to their doom for millennia - but …

Renewable Energy

Float On This Season With 9 Paddling Must-Haves

One river guide's choice kayaks, oars, PFDs, and other water wares<p>After nearly 20 years of venturing in canoes and kayaks down wild rivers and along …

Camping

Watch Brands That Every Man Needs To Know

No matter how far we come in technology, the mechanical movements of a timeless wristwatch will always be a fascinating work of art. An art that has …

Watches

Daily Design Inspiration

Part of the Daily Design Inspiration series that started it all on Abduzeedo. This is where you'll find the most interesting things/finds/work …

Graphic Design

This 1 Mistake Will Get Your Cover Letter Tossed By Hiring Managers | Inc.com

Do hiring managers read cover letters? If you ask most job seekers today, they think not. That's because they apply online to dozens of jobs and never hear back. I've had more than a few job seekers tell me, "If the hiring manager read my cover letter, they'd know why I'm perfect for the job. I …

Employment

France's Macron brings back national service

<b>The French government has introduced a plan to bring back national service for all 16 year olds.</b><p>It was an idea put forward by Emmanuel Macron in his presidential campaign, to promote a sense of civic duty and national unity among French youth.<p>But some remain unconvinced of the benefits.<p>The new …

Emmanuel Macron

'Comments about our daughter have brought us to tears'

<b>It was chance that brought Clara Daly and Tim Cook together. It was an act of kindness that brought their story to the attention of millions.</b><p>They found themselves on the same flight to Portland, Oregon - Clara, 15, with her mother, Tim, 64, alone.<p>Tim is deaf and blind, so airline staff - unable to …

Tim Cook

10 Brutal Facts About the Roman Legions

For nearly one thousand years, the world quaked at their footsteps, and the very sound of their name: The Legions. The elite troops of Rome’s …

Ancient History

Man on 207-mph bicycle humiliates Ferrari at dragstrip

Rocket-powered bike sets speed record.<p>Which is the more amazing feat: Switzerland's Francois Gissy leaving a Ferrari 430 Scuderia sitting still at the dragstrip as he recorded 3.1gs of inline acceleration on his way to a top speed of 207 mph, or that he did this on a BICYCLE? That bicycle, …

Tour de France

The Tank Killer

If I asked you to name the greatest tank killer of the Gulf War, you’d probably guess the A-10, and you’d be wrong.<p>No, the largest number of armored …

Military

‘Huge mistake’: Britain throwing away lead in tidal energy, say developers

Britain is throwing away its opportunity to rule the global wave and tidal energy sector due to lack of government support, a series of leading developers have told the Guardian.<p>The nation is currently seen as a world leader in capturing renewable energy from the oceans but some companies are …

Hydroelectric Power

Spitfire MK IX TD314 – A Merlin 70-Powered High Level Fighter (HFIXE)

Reading time: about 3 minutes.<p>British<br>• Military<br>• Planes<p>The Supermarine Spitfire<p>The Spitfire is not only one of the most consequential aircraft of the …

Military Experience: 6 Ways To Translate Talent

When my father was a teenager, he enlisted in the military. The experience had a deep effect on how he later maneuvered through the world as a civilian. That in turn shaped how I viewed the world. It meant my early understanding of geography included not only my hometown of Los Angeles, but places …

A Look Back at 25 Rare and Extreme Overlanders, Off-Roaders and 4x4s Announced in 2017

There’s Still Time to Win this Vintage Defender Commissioned by Orvis and Barbour<p>Orvis commissioned a custom Land Rover build through East Coast …

British troops parachute into Latvia in dramatic show of force amid Russia tensions

British troops have parachuted into Latvia in a dramatic display of force amid heightened tension with the Kremlin.<p>Paratroopers completed the longest strategic parachute insertion ever undertaken by British forces as army chiefs said the exercise showed "we are prepared".<p>The Transatlantic …

Ancient doodle discovered on windowsill at Tintagel Castle is evidence of 'King Arthur's court'

For centuries, historians have searched for evidence that Tintagel Castle was the birthplace of King Arthur.<p>Perched on a rocky outcrop on the Cornish coast, the windswept site seemed an unlikely location for a royal court. But the discovery of a 1300-year-old windowsill has lent credence to the …

These Are the 14 Watches Our Staff Can’t Live Without

It’s funny: for the longest time, I’ve never really noticed an explicit love for watches amongst my colleagues, at least not until recently. I’d like …

Watches

USB-C was supposed to be a port paradise, but it’s become a nightmare

When the transition to USB-C began, we were all promised a better life. Connections would be faster and simpler. One connection to end all …

Adobe Has Created Five Fonts From the Lost Lettering of Original Bauhaus Designers

Last year, to kick off its “Hidden Treasures” campaign, Adobe partnered with an award-winning Photoshop brush maker and Oslo’s Munch Museum to …

These are your legal rights if someone parks in front of your home or on your drive

The story of a woman who arrived home to find a stranger's car parked in her driveway raised a few eyebrows among motorists and homeowners this …

How Special Paint On The Hood Of The World War II Jeep Protected Soldiers' Lives

If you’ve ever seen a picture of a World War II Jeep with brown paint between the points of its “invasion star,” you might have assumed it was just …