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China is testing a new long-range, air-to-air missile that could thwart U.S. plans for air warfare

The hypersonic missile reaches can take down aircraft from 200 miles.<p>In November 2016, a Chinese J-16 strike fighter test-fired a gigantic hypersonic missile, successfully destroying the target drone at a very long range.<p>Looking at takeoff photos, we estimate the missile is about 28 percent of the …

Correction: AS-South-China-Sea-Watch story

BANGKOK (AP) — In a Nov. 21 summary of South China Sea news, The Associated Press reported erroneously that China's first aircraft carrier was commissioned in 2013. It was commissioned in 2012.<p>A corrected version of the story is below:<p>Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea<p>Satellite …

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Russia’s Sukhoi T-50 PAK FA Fighter Jet Can Defuse Enemy Plane’s Stealth Capability: Report

Russia’s fifth-generation Sukhoi T-50 PAK FA fighter jet is equipped with an advanced defense system that can neutralize an enemy plane’s stealth …

How to Build Muscle and Lose Fat

Working out is one of the most important ways to keep your body looking muscular, lean and youthful. Building muscle and strength training is one of …

The Workout to Build a Bigger, Stronger Chest

<b>Goal 2: A Thinner Waistline!</b><p>Building a bigger, stronger chest also adds size to your shoulders and triceps, widening the top of your body. The larger you are on top, the smaller your waistline appears. So if your diet and aerobic plan are lagging, building a larger upper body will create the …

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Inside The New Stealth Arsenal

A top secret class of autonomous drones is changing the way war is waged<p>On May 2, 2011, an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV)—locked in a steady, predawn orbit above a residential compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan—transmitted live video of an unfolding military raid to a laptop in the White House …

Destiny player recounts the exciting adventures of Billy the Thrall

Gather 'round, kids, and listen to <i>Destiny</i> player and YouTube user leftyfl1p tell you the story of Billy the Thrall, an adventurous young lad who finds a secret chest.<p>According to Leftyfl1p, the video was recorded while soloing in-game. It makes for an interesting glitch video on its own, but …

Octopus-like camouflage can hide you in plain sight

Octopuses and other cephalopods are masters of disguise -- their prey often doesn't realize the danger until it's too late. It only makes sense to model active camouflage after that behavior, then, and a team at the University of Illinois has managed just that. Their octopus-like material uses …

Why Do Dogs Wag Their Tails?

It's commonly believed that dogs wag their tails to convey that they are happy and friendly, but this isn't exactly true.<p>Dogs do use their tails to …

Tiny chip mimics brain, delivers supercomputer speed

This can allow a chip installed in a car or smartphone to perform supercomputer calculations in real time without connecting to the cloud or other …

EmDrive Is an Engine That Breaks the Laws of Physics and Could Take Us to Mars

An experimental engine is gaining acceptance among scientists, and could introduce a new era of space travel — it only had to break a law of physics …

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Nvidia G-Sync integrated monitors coming Q2 2014

Monitors with G-Sync modules installed, Nvidia's chip for computer displays to improve visual performance in video games, will be available from manufacturers in Q2 2014, CEO Jen-Hsun Huang announced during the company's 2014 CES presentation today.<p>Monitor manufacturers who will release G-Sync …

Nvidia unveils Tegra K1, a 192-core GPU that runs Unreal Engine 4

Nvidia's next mobile GPU, dubbed the Tegra K1, will boast a 192 CUDA core processor, Nvidia CEO and co-founder Jen-Hsun Huang announced at CES today.<p>Huang said the 192 cores of the Kepler-based architecture in the Tegra K1 are "all fully programmable, all massively parallel." The next-generation …

Threats to national security aren't all terrorism-related, RCMP say, in announcement that a 53-year-old Toronto man has been arrested for allegedly trying to sell classified information about Canada's shipbuilding strategy to China. Read more about the arrest: http://bit.ly/1j80MVj Watch the complete announcement by law enforcement officials: http://bit.ly/1b6slLc

Military families struggling with frequent moves, housing issues: ombudsman

Although Canadian military families now receive more support than ever, they continue to face serious challenges, including finding suitable housing …

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Capt. James Kirk To Command Navy's New 'Stealth Destroyer'

Capt. James T. Kirk always got the latest, most advanced ship in Starfleet, so it seems only fitting that the Navy's new stealth destroyer, the USS Zumwalt, is slated to be commanded by none other than Capt. James A. Kirk, USN.<p>We can only speculate about the ribbing the Bethesda, Md., native might …

Grand Theft Auto 5 smashes 7 Guinness World Records

Rockstar Games' open-world title, <i>Grand Theft Auto 5</i>, has smashed a total of seven world records, including the best-selling video game within 24 hours and the "fastest entertainment property" to generate $1 billion, according to Guinness World Records.<p>The Rockstar North-developed title reached $1 …

Real-life 'Iron Man' suit commissioned by US military

The technology in <i>Iron Man</i> is getting a step closer to reality thanks to the United States military. The Army has commissioned a Tactical Assault Light Operator Suit, which would provide the wearer with superhuman abilities like night vision, enhanced strength, and protection from gunfire.<p>Each suit …