Leonard Jacobs

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Making a Murderer Prosecutor Admits He Made Mistakes

Former Calumet County prosecutor Ken Kratz hasn’t wavered in his belief that Steve Avery and Brendan Dassey are guilty of murder. But he does own up …

AP Update November 30 2015 16:00 (Eastern)

A photographer's year in review: 2013 Edition

Motorsports of moments ago.<p>2013 had me shipping myself all over the globe. Starting in Barcelona with Formula 1 testing, I made a slight detour in Geneva with the <i>Road & Track</i> crew. I watched the unveiling of the stunningly wild Lamborghini Aventador at the VW Group gathering, and I watched Luca …

Building a Better Windmill

What if turbines weren’t so awful to be around?<p>living near wind turbines. They’re loud and obtrusive, and their slicing blades create a strobe-light shadow effect.<p>But what if turbines weren’t quite so awful to be around—what if, in fact, they were quiet and good-looking? Researchers at the Delft …

The Killing Machines

How to think about drones<p><b>I. Unfairness</b><p>Consider David. The shepherd lad steps up to face in single combat the Philistine giant Goliath. Armed with only a slender staff and a slingshot, he confronts a fearsome warrior clad in a brass helmet and chain mail, wielding a spear with a head as heavy as a …

4 Hypotheses on Why China Suddenly Declared this New Air Defense ID Zone

If you haven’t yet seen the zone’s geography, here it is to the left, complete with its overlap with the Korean and Japanese zones. The most …

How Radioactive Poison Became the Assassin’s Weapon of Choice

The mysterious life and brutal death of a Russian dissident.<p><b>TUCKED INTO THE</b> Millennium Hotel on London’s Grosvenor Square, the Pine Bar is a place of …

Surveillance

SurveillanceNew search tool finds you, even in untagged photos<p>A new algorithm designed at the University of Toronto has the power profoundly to …

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The Iraqi Shiite Challenge to Tehran's Mullahs

Nearly two million Shiite pilgrims passed from Iran to Iraq between March 2009 and February 2010 through the Mehran land border crossing.[1] …

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AF participates in first Israeli Blue Flag exercise

<b>UVDA AIR FORCE BASE, Israel (AFNS) --</b><p>The Air Force participated in the first Israeli Blue Flag exercise at Uvda Air Force Base, Israel, Nov. …

China Will Kick Off December By Launching A Probe To The Moon

<i>China’s Chang’e-3 lunar probe will launch in the first week of December. If it successfully lands on the Moon, it will be the first probe from any country to do so in 37 years.</i><p>The Chinese space agency will be launching its Lunar probe Chang’e-3 from its Xichang Satellite Launch Center at 1:30 am …