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These are all the fighter jets in the US Air Force

The Air Force has a different kind of plane for every task, but its fighter jets are often its most visible aircraft, carrying out a variety of missions over any kind of terrain.<p>The first F-15 arrived in the early 1970s, and the highly advanced (though technical troubled) F-35 came online in the …

Military

The Subaru Impreza 22B Was An Insane Monster That Could Never Happen Today

If you’re in the U.S. and you’re a fan of fast Subarus, you should consider yourself lucky. Very lucky. If you want a brand-new WRX STI, you can just …

Subaru

Meet the men who spy on women through their webcams

<img src="http://cdni.wired.co.uk/138x138/a_c/ars.png" alt="Ars Technica" style="float: right;"/> "See! That shit keeps popping up on my fucking …

Security

How I learned to live with a name that’s a constant source of humiliation

A month into my first semester as an exchange student in the United States, I was at an inter-city bus stop waiting to get to St. Louis. I only mentioned my surname—Lung, pronounced “loong”—when I checked in with the receptionist. It was a quiet Wednesday noon and I was the only customer …

Hong Kong

Mr. Data Meme Proves Mark Zuckerberg Didn't Watch Enough 'Star Trek'

If he had, none of this would have happened.<p>The biggest surprise to come out of the Facebook Cambridge Analytica scandal and subsequent Congressional …

Science Fiction

'Mr. Zuckerberg' explains the internet to elderly senators

In what will probably be the premise of <i>The Social Network 2</i>,Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was grilled by members of the U.S. Senate on …

Social Media

Kevin Smith Offers His Home To Stan Lee After A Shocking Report Alleges That He’s The Victim Of Elder Abuse

A sad, stunning report by The Hollywood Reporter dropped on Tuesday, shocking many with details about the current living situation for Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee. The report provides details of a document Lee reportedly had written with his lawyer alleging elder abuse and a battle over the pop …

Comics

The 50 Best Moments in Sci-Fi History

These are all the moments that made our favorite films truly memorable.<p>We've written about our favorite films of all time, but they'd be nothing without these memorable moments that make them worth watching again...and again... and again.<p><b>Warning:</b> <i>Some of the clips feature intense violence, mild</i> …

Science Fiction

Nichelle Nichols: At 85, the Star Trek icon is bold as ever

Star Trek's original Uhura continues to push boundaries and love her career -- and her fans.<p>She boldly went where no other women of color had been and became a role model along the way.<p>Nichelle Nichols, Lieutenant Uhura from Star Trek, The Original Series, was one of the first African-American …

Science Fiction

Section 31 is coming to Star Trek: Discovery, so here's everything you need to know

As Captain Benjamin Lafayette Sisko once said, "it's easy to be a saint in paradise."<p>The world of <i>Star Trek</i> is full of righteous idealism and a future …

Science Fiction

Rogue One: Star Wars movie releases new photos

'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' exclusive images

Star Wars

Aliens' Original SFX Artists Helped Sideshow Create the Most Accurate Alien Queen Collectible Ever

The exposed skeletons and incredible detail helped make H. R. Giger’s design for the creatures in <i>Alien</i> unforgettably terrifying. James Cameron took …

Science Fiction

Here's how Popular Science covered 'Star Trek' in 1967

From the December '67 issue: 'TV's Star Trek: How they mix science fact with fiction.'<p>You're ready to believe that the fantastic adventures of television's popular spacemen will be possible in 200 years, for their "science" is a logical projection of present knowledge.<p>If you're one of the 20-odd …

Star Trek

With a spacecraft in trouble and the White House watching, SpaceX had to deliver

Within minutes of liftoff, it was clear the Dragon spacecraft was in trouble.<p>Inside mission control on the morning of March 1, 2013, the SpaceX team was desperately trying to figure out what went wrong and soon pinpointed the problem: A few valves were stuck.<p>Lori Garver, NASA’s deputy …

Space Travel

A NASA spacecraft that hunts for alien worlds will soon run out of fuel

NASA's Kepler spacecraft has been peering deep into the Milky Way galaxy for nearly a decade. It has spotted over 2,500 confirmed planets orbiting …

Japan cronyism scandal linked to Shinzo Abe and wife worsens with suicide note

Japanese official who took his own life said he was forced to alter records linked to sale of public land at 85% discount<p>A cronyism scandal engulfing the Japanese government has taken a dark turn, with reports that a finance official left a note before his suicide saying that he was forced to …

Japan

Stephen Hawking: A Life in Pictures

Queen

Married couple discover photo of them both from 11 years before they met

Xue and now-husband Ye were photographed together as teenagers in the Chinese town of Qingdao – and didn’t find out until after they married<p>Two strangers pose for a photo at the exact same spot, in front of a towering red sculpture in a town square in China. By mere chance they appear in the same …

China

Stephen Hawking, science's brightest star, dies aged 76

The physicist and author of A Brief History of Time has died at his home in Cambridge. His children said: ‘We will miss him for ever’<p>Stephen Hawking obituary by Roger Penrose<p>Tributes poured in on Wednesday to Stephen Hawking, the brightest star in the firmament of science, whose insights shaped …

Physics

21 Low-Cost Ways to Make Money from Home

Startup costs can be a real barrier to getting up and running, so here are some work ideas that cost little to no money to consider.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Startup costs for training, schooling or equipment can be a real barrier for many people who want to make …

Employment

Extra thumbs! Missing legs! A rundown of celebrity Photoshop blunders

From John Travolta’s surreal head shape, to Kylie Jenner’s lost limb, no-one is safe from the perils of digital manipulation<p>Reese Witherspoon’s three legs on the cover of Vanity Fair was the Photoshop fail that launched a thousand memes. Along with Rihanna’s Instagram oddities and an odd Kardashian …

Kylie Jenner

Eight Samsung Galaxy tricks you can't do on any other phone

Make the most of your smartphone.<p>Samsung likes to add its own flourishes to the Android operating system, which means Galaxy phones boast quite a few unique features that you won't find on standard Android devices—or iPhones for that matter. We've collected eight tips and tricks that should work on …

Watch as a sphere of 42,000 matches gets set on fire

In the latest episode of crazy stuff people do for YouTube, user “All is Art” formed a basketball-sized sphere out of 42,000 matches—and then set it …

Broadcast camera lenses at the Olympics can cost as much as a Lamborghini

These 59-pound boxes contain lots of glass and a ton of tech.<p>Look around the sidelines of any Olympic event and you’ll see rows of photographers with enormous zoom lenses— gear that can easily climb above the $10,000 mark. They’re the stuff photographers dream about, but that equipment can seem …

SpaceX Landed the Falcon Heavy's Two Boosters, But Its Core Clipped Its Drone Ship at 300 MPH

SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy launch went pretty well this afternoon, with the rocket’s two partially reusable Falcon 9 strap-on boosters making successful …

Space Travel

Pixar's Biggest Mistakes Were Just Leaked--by Pixar | Inc.com

Here's some news you may find hard to believe: Even Pixar makes mistakes. In fact, the details in a new video recently released by the animated film studio juggernaut would suggest it makes some doozies.<p>But that isn't how we imagine our heroes, is it? Person or company, most often we picture them …

Animation

Understanding How TVs Work Is a Lot Easier When You Watch Them at 380,000 Frames Per Second

Despite feeling like ancient, antique technology at this point, the monstrously-heavy CRT television you grew up with was an engineering marvel, as …

Some creep made an overtly sexist edit of The Last Jedi, and even they think it’s awful

<i>The following contains spoilers for both</i> Star Wars: The Last Jedi <i>and a horrid, misogynistic fan edit of</i> Star Wars: The Last Jedi<i>.</i><p>Although some people …

Star Wars

Meltdown-Spectre: Four things every Windows admin needs to do now

When a major security incident occurs, there's a natural tendency to overreact. My advice: Don't panic. Instead, use these four guidelines to build a …

Information Security

Check Out This Fastidious Re-Creation of Knight Rider's K.I.T.T.

As we enter 2018, we’re getting a sense that <i>Knight Rider</i> nostalgia is building. <i>Mr. Robot</i> showrunner Sam Esmail dedicated the opening sequence of one of this fall’s episodes to <i>Knight Rider</i>, and now we’ve heard from an Ohioan, Chris Blasius, who has constructed a ridiculously correct version of …

General Motors