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How the U.S. Marines Practice Escaping a Sinking Helicopter

This is no afternoon in the kiddie pool.<p>The prospect of a helicopter crash landings is terrifying enough, but the U.S. Marine Corps, as America's amphibious force, have to worry about a possibility that even worse: crashing a helicopter at sea. When a helicopter goes down in the ocean it starts …

How long would the US military last in a war against the rest of the world?

Not just its traditional rivals, but what if it had to fight off its allies like the UK, France, and South Korea as well?<p>In short, America would stomp them.<p>Especially if it pulled back to the continental US and made its stand there.<p>First, the US has the world's largest Navy, by a lot. With ships …

Military

5 North Carolina Day Hikes You Should Do

by Kristin Wood February 26, 2016 1 Comment<p>Hiking in North Carolina Rocks!<p>So often people think of the west as a hiking mecca. When really, some of …

What I learned during a 6-month hike on the Appalachian Trail

The sun beat down on the narrow wooden boardwalk. On either side, lush, impenetrable foliage hummed with insects and birdsong. It was sweltering — a cloying, sultry, sticky heat more appropriate for primordial jungles than for Western Massachusetts. And yet I was wearing almost every stitch of …

The Glycemic Index Explained

139<p>SHARES<p>The glycemic index (GI) is a scale that rates carbohydrate-carrying foods from 0 to 100 based on their direct effect on blood-sugar levels. …

Nutrition

Chris Martin: We Tried the Coldplay Singer's Fasting Diet - Great Ideas : People.com

<b>What Is It:</b> Chris Martin’s once-a-week fasting diet, which allows for water only and claims to provide a variety of mind and body benefits.<p><b>Who Tried</b> …

National Parks

Scientists Say We Could Probably Outrun a T-Rex If We Were Chased

Controversial Russian cartoons show Putin's enemies violently killed

Russia has released a series of bizarre cartoons showing Vladimir Putin’s political rivals being brutally killed.<p>The clips show well known political figures meeting their grisly ends after being accused of crimes such as corruption and abuse of office.<p>Incredibly, the animations were released by the …

Russia

Tom Hanks Is Named America's Favorite Movie Star – for the Fifth Time!

Tom Hanks takes the top, again!<p>That’s right, the beloved <i>Bridge of Spies</i> actor has been named America’s favorite film star for the fifth time, …

Russian jet flies within 15 feet of US Air Force plane

A Russian fighter jet came within 15 feet of a US Air Force reconnaissance plane in international airspace over the Black Sea on Monday.<p>Pentagon …

Military

12 Great Reasons to Study Abroad

Insights into the advantages of studying abroad from the College Tourist Spring Team<p>1. <b>Roslyn Kent</b> - University of Calgary<p>Studying abroad means that you can learn how to integrate yourself into a new city, environment and even culture. By living somewhere completely different than your home, you're …

College & University

Japan Wants to Sign a Peace Treaty With Russia After 70 Years

Shinzo Abe, the Japanese Prime Minister, has said that Tokyo would like to sign a peace treaty with Moscow.<p>The two powers ceased hostilities at the …

Russia

26.2 Running Quotes To Motivate You In 2016 - Women's Running

I’m a huge fan of quotes and those that I can relate in some way to running are some of my favorites. These little nuggets of wisdom have helped me …

Putin Just Dissolved the Russian Space Agency

Roscosmos will be replaced by an entirely new state run space agency.<p>TASS, a Russian-government-owned news outlet, is reporting that Russian President Vladmir Putin has dissolved Roscosmos. The space agency, founded shortly after the fall of the Soviet Union, has run into a number of rocket …

Do You Have Wine Face, Sugar Face, or Dairy Face?

What you're eating may be affecting your skin.<p>There are several schools of thought on the topic of food and how it affects your skin. Some say acne increases in direct proportion to the amount of chocolate you eat, some say there is no correlation and naturopath and skincare specialist Nigma Talib …

The U.N. Sent 3 Foreign Women To The U.S. To Assess Gender Equality. They Were Horrified.

A delegation of human rights experts from Poland, the United Kingdom and Costa Rica spent 10 days this month touring the United States so they can prepare a report on the nation's overall treatment of women. The three women, who lead a United Nations working group on discrimination against women, …

Human Rights

Diply

Diply is a leading social entertainment publisher that creates captivating content for millennials. We are a ComScore Top 10 Lifestyle property with …

Top 10

South Korea passes free-trade bill with China

Korea's parliament has ratified a free-trade agreement with China, removing most tariffs between Asia's largest and fourth-largest economies, while …

South African scientists piece together 'new dinosaur species'

After 20 years of collecting fossils, team believes sauropod-like specimen, nicknamed Highland Giant, was largest animal to roam Karoo region<p>A dinosaur reconstruction effort that began with half a giant thigh bone discovered in South Africa is puzzling palaeontologists, who think they might have …

Paleontology

Russia builds massive Arctic military base

Moscow builds permanent structure on the 80th parallel in the far north Arctic where 150 soldiers can live autonomously for up to 18 months<p>Russia's defence ministry said on Tuesday it has built a giant military base in the far northern Arctic where 150 soldiers can live autonomously for up to 18 …

Japan is flexing its military power

The Fleet Review in seas near Tokyo was the first major display of Japanese military hardware since Prime Minister Shinzo Abe won lawmaker approval for legislation that for the first time since World War Two will allow Japanese soldiers to defend their foreign allies.<p>Abe is pursuing a doctrine of …

Military

Why so many Americans think they're part Cherokee

Like many Americans at the time, Phelps had a vague understanding of his Native American ancestry. On one point, however, his memory seemed curiously specific: His Indian identity was a product of his "Cherokee blood."<p>The tradition of claiming a Cherokee ancestor continues into the present.<p>Today …

Cherokee Nation

Odd partnership: Ties warm between India and North Korea

But ties are warming between New Delhi and Pyongyang, with mineral-hungry India looking to boost trade while North Korea, facing sometimes-rocky relations with China, searches for new friends.<p>"We feel that there should not be the usual old hurdles and suspicion," Kiren Rijiju, a top official in …

North Korea

The Least-Visited States in America -- and Why You Should Go

Even the most well-travelled American will show a few gaps on the “where I’ve been” map, especially in that wide windy stretch of America between the …

National Parks

Russia just put its Arctic oil dreams on hold

The Russian Energy Ministry gave a presentation earlier this week that pointed to exploration in the Kara Sea not resuming until 2020 at the earliest, a huge blow to the highly touted project north of the Arctic Circle.<p>In 2014, Rosneft suspended drilling in the Kara Sea after western sanctions …

Oil
North Korea

China warns Japan over expanding military role abroad

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1194000/1194514_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1522594444_40ba7913147fde304fd3d0f9e89514c0<p><b>China has said Japan is endangering peace in the region after it passed controversial laws expanding the role of its military abroad.</b><p>Japan should …

North Korea

An Angry China May Cancel Xi Trip To Washington Over US Cyber Sanctions

A little over a week ago, FT suggested that the US was set to slap China with sanctions in retaliation for what the US claims are a series of cyber …

Xi Jinping

5 signs you're overworked — and what to do about it

The more dedicated you are, the more solid your standing with your boss and employer.<p>Add to the mix never-ending, pervasive technology and a gadget-centric world that cannot disconnect, and you have the makings for a very un-relaxed society.<p>Did you stay home this summer? In a recent Allianz survey, …

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