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On Deathbed, Former ‘Lockheed Martin Engineer’ With ‘Top Secret Clearance’ Opens Up About…Aliens

A man who claimed to be a former Lockheed Martin engineer said on his deathbed that aliens are real and have visited Earth, in a now-viral video posted to YouTube.<p>Boyd Bushman, who claimed to be a Lockheed Martin and Texas Instruments engineer, died on August 7th at the age of 78, but left behind a …

Is the Way These People Are ‘Hunting’ Feral Hogs in This Video Inhumane?

Killing wild or so-called “feral” pigs, which have spread across the U.S. causing some environmental and safety concerns, is nothing new, but blowing them up takes it to the next level.<p>A video posted onto YouTube earlier this month titled “Tannerite Hog Explosion” graphically shows the “efficient …

Is Ilya Muromets the Weirdest Flight Combat Game Ever?

Meet the Muromets, Russia's commercial airliner-turned-WW1 warplane.<p>The early days of air combat were as weird as you'd expect. Hot air …

The 10 Best Books Of The Year (So Far), According To Amazon

Back in July, we wrote about Amazon editors' selections for best books that were released between January and June. Now, Amazon is back with an updated list of the Best Books of 2013 (so far).<p>Here are the top 10 books from this year, according to Amazon editors.<p>1. "<b>The Goldfinch"</b> by Donna Tartt: …

A Gun Map That’s a Little Different

Different cultures, different customs, or so the saying goes<p>The saying also apparently applies to rifle preferences for the world’s militaries, as the following map illustrates.<p>[<i>Map note from Gizmodo: “Judging by the map’s choice of colors, it seems to group weapons that are of a similar family</i> …

Duck Dynasty Star’s Passionate Anti-Abortion Speech Goes Viral: ‘What in the World Happened to Us?’

Duck Dynasty’s Phil Robertson is apparently <i>fiercely</i> anti-abortion. In fact, he believes the United States’ acceptance of the practice is proof that the country has strayed far from her founding principles.<p>The popular television star in a video that has just now gone viral can be seen preaching to …

Mysterious Dancing Lights In Afghanistan

This isn't a painting. It's not from a movie. It's not a strange astronomical event. This is real — what you can see when certain helicopters in Afghanistan touch down on sandy ground, raising dust, causing mysterious arcs of light to loop and dance through the air.<p>This doesn't always happen. "The …

FPSRussia, One Of The Most Popular YouTube Channels Ever, Will Start Blowing Up Stuff Again

Nearly four months after being the subjects of a surprise raid by federal agents, and almost seven months after their co-founder was mysteriously killed in his Georgia office, the makers of one of the most popular YouTube channels of all time are ready to get back in the saddle.<p>"We'll start filming …

Goodyear bids goodbye to blimps, says hello to zeppelins

AKRON, Ohio -- To Goodyear, a blimp is a blimp, even if it's not a blimp.<p>For decades, the tire giant has been flying its signature airships around the United States, mostly over sporting events, and has become one of the most recognizable icons in the world.<p>But Goodyear's current fleet of three …

Aviation

The coating that makes iPhones touch sensitive is running out

Advertisement<p>16 Comments<p>No, iPhone screens are not magic. They are coated in a transparent material called indium tin oxide that senses when a finger …

First-ever human head transplant is now possible, says neuroscientist

<i>Update: New Scientist reported Feb. 25, 2015, that Canavero will announce at a conference in June a project to make the first human head transplant possible by 2017.</i><p>Technical barriers to grafting one person’s head onto another person’s body can now be overcome, says Dr. Sergio Canavero, a member of …

Cleveland Clinic

Around The Earth, That Moon Was Pretty Super

As if "supermoon" isn't cool enough, the technical term for the moon when it's closest to the Earth is: perigee-syzygy<i>.</i><p>It happens about once a year, and this year it fell on June 23, though the day prior wasn't bad, either. According to NASA, this year's supermoon was "14% larger and 30% brighter …

Beautiful strange and rare cloud formations

Various cloud formations might be one of the most beautiful and romantic sights in nature, but these masses of liquid droplets is also a complex and …

Xbox chief: we have a product for people who can't get online, it's called Xbox 360

Did you think the Xbox 360 was being kept around just for the budget market? It turns out Microsoft's got another sort of customer in mind for the revamped last-gen hardware: the crews of nuclear submarines. Xbox chief Don Mattrick, in response to the backlash over the Xbox One requiring an …

Here's 20 Startling Images Invisible To The Naked Eye

When it comes to the world around use, not everything is as it seems. Here's 20 every objects including the likes of coffee, cigarette rolling …

Sony hits Xbox One where it hurts: price, 'always-on' Internet

It's customary for fans and press to declare a "winner" at the annual Electronic Entertainment Expo, even though there's generally no real prize other than bragging rights at stake. That said, it's hard to imagine Sony's victory over Microsoft on Monday being more total and complete.<p>The Japanese …

PlayStation 4: Sony outmaneuvers Microsoft on price, design, and common sense

Xbox One controversy reaches its climax as Sony twists the knife<p>Before yesterday's E3 keynotes from Sony and Microsoft, opinion was split on the very different paths each company is taking. Some found the PlayStation 4 the more appealing proposal on paper — a more powerful, developer-friendly box …