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Kloppende hartjes

Hou je vast: elke dag worden er in Nederland ruim 1,6 miljoen dieren geslacht. Gemiddeld.<p>Laat dat even op je inwerken. 1,6 miljoen levende wezens. …

Why America Can't Stop Russia's Hybrid Warfare

Hybrid warfare—the term applied to Russia’s particular approach to irregular warfare in Ukraine—is the threat <i>du jour</i> in international security …

New Putin Invasion Coming This Summer

Moscow says it’s sticking to a ceasefire agreement. Meanwhile, it’s piling up troops and weapons for something that doesn’t look so peaceful.<p>The war …

Coolors App Brings Color Palettes to iOS

Looking for a flawless color scheme? Coolors <b>($0.99)</b> — an app for the web and iOS — can generate an unlimited number of color arrangements to help with your design projects.<p>The app was created by designer and developer Fabrizio Bianchi. In an interview with <i>Wired</i>, Bianchi says that “the process of …

Special Report: Russian soldiers quit over Ukraine

MOSCOW/DONETSK (Reuters) - Some Russian soldiers are quitting the army because of the conflict in Ukraine, several soldiers and human rights activists have told Reuters. Their accounts call into question the Kremlin’s continued assertions that no Russian soldiers have been sent to Ukraine, and that …

Russia’s military options in Ukraine

A resumption of Russian military provocations is likely, to keep Ukraine destabilised and maintain pressure on its government.<p>After the fall of …

Russia

How Israel Hid Its Secret Nuclear Weapons Program

An exclusive look inside newly declassified documents shows how Israel blocked U.S. efforts to uncover its secret nuclear reactor.<p>For decades, the world has known that the massive Israeli facility near Dimona, in the Negev Desert, was the key to its secret nuclear project. Yet, for decades, the …

Revealing Photos of Skylines and Apartment Windows Capture Solitude of City Life

Living among millions of other people and bumping shoulders on overflowing sidewalks doesn't always equate to a sense of community. Ironically, the most thriving metropolis can create the strongest feelings of isolation. French photographer and graphic artist Floriane de Lassee offers an …

Skyscrapers

Shanghai

Feyenoorder Kazim gaat AZ-kleedkamer in en troost jonge verdediger

Je kunt van Feyenoordspits Colin Kazim-Richards vinden wat je wilt, kleurloos is hij niet. Dat bleek weer eens na het duel van zijn club met AZ.<p>De …

Eintemaxemilium, Thitaporn of Provider? De gekste babynaam in jouw gemeente

Daan of Emma is voor sommige ouders nu eenmaal te saai, dus kozen zij voor een bijzondere voornaam voor hun baby. RTL Nieuws zet de vreemdste …

Russian Tu-22 bomber scares NATO air defenses flying at supersonic speed over the Baltic Sea for the first time

The latest close encounter between NATO and Russian planes over the Baltic Sea was different.<p>Early morning on Mar. 24, NATO and Swedish QRA (Quick …

AT-6: Possible Future Light Attack Contender

A Beechcraft AT-6 test model in flight. Copyright Beechcraft Corporation.<p>Confronted with the eventual retirement of the A-10 Thunderbolt II, the U.S. …

Brief radeloze NS'er: Ik ben een mens, net als u

Een medewerker van de NS heeft een brief geschreven aan 'u, de reiziger' en verspreid in de trein. "Als u thuiskomt en verneemt dat keer op keer een …

China Shows Off Its Deadly New Cruise Missiles

DH-10 for a speedy 1100-pound delivery<p>A DH-10 land attack cruise missile (LACM) launches out of its canister, heading for parts unknown. Weighing about 1-1.5 tons (about the same size as the American Tomahawk cruise missile), it can be launched from land on a three missile transport erector launch …

Military

Astronomers Find a Long-Lost Ocean on Mars

The ancient sea covered a fifth of the planet's surface, to a depth of at least a mile.<p>Astronomers using some of the world's most powerful telescopes have determined that an ocean at least a mile deep covered a significant fraction of the Martian surface four billion years ago.<p>The research, …

Putin's 'Red October': Russia's Deadliest New Submarine

As a follow-up to my previous article “What to Expect from Russia’s Pacific Fleet in 2014,” I would like to take a closer look at Russia’s new …