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Has Nasa's Kepler Telescope spotted signs of alien life?

Scientists say a swarm of objects around a star look like 'something you would expect an alien civilisation to build'<p>A star with unusual behaviour spotted by the Kepler Telescope could be explained by alien activity, scientists have said.<p>KIC 8462852, a star 1,500 light years away from earth, has …

'Photoshop The Nipple' Is A Hilarious Solution To Ridiculous Censorship Of Women's Bodies

Social media sites such as Facebook and Instagram are well known for their lack of tolerance when it comes to women and their nipples.<p>In the past, …

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Even More Stunning US Air Force Photography

To satisfy the notable interest in our Stunning US Air Force Photography photo gallery, once again I have delved into the archives of the United …

Russia thinks its monstrous new super-tank can resist just about all of NATO's anti-tank weapons

The unnamed source at the Russian Tractor Plants, which develops armor for the country's tanks, told Jane's that the T-14 Armata battle tank will feature a radically redesigned ERA system that has "no known world equivalents".<p>"The new ERA can resist anti-tank gun shells adopted by NATO countries, …

We debunked 6 of the craziest myths about the US military

While the military keeps trying to debunk Jade Helm 15 rumors, there are plenty of other military myths that have gotten ridiculous.<p>WATM has covered Army and Marine Corps-specific myths before. Here are 6 more urban legends from around the Department of Defense.<p>The Army has 5,117 aircraft — which …

The harrowing story of how World War II turned the US Army Rangers into one of the world's most elite fighting forces

June 19, 1942, is not a familiar date to most. But members of the Army's elite 75th Ranger Regiment know it well. It's the date of activation of the 1st Ranger Battalion, under the command of Lt. Col. William Darby.<p>Colloquially known as "Darby's Rangers," 1st Battalion and several subsequent Ranger …

Discolouration - Photographs by Lily Zoumpouli | LensCulture

Photography is the perfect medium to explore the culture of youth, coming of age, sex and intimacy, the dynamics of groups and pop culture. Over the years, masterful photographers have turned the lens on themselves, their friends and peers to record vibrant moments of joy and exuberance, …

The Absolute Best of US Marine Corps Photography, Part 1

Being a photographer in the United States Marine Corps comes with incredible access. Wherever Marines are, there you are too, documenting.<p>Here we …

The Battle of Kursk

The Battle of Kursk took place in July 1943. Kursk was to be the biggest tank battle of World War Two and the battle resulted in a severe crisis for …

Interesting Engineering

Navy Makes Armor Clear As Clay

Well, transparent clay, that they made armor out of<p>It’s a transparent armor so good it might turn the phrase “glass cannon” on its head. The Naval Research Laboratory developed a manufacturing process to reliably make a strong, transparent ceramic that also allows infrared cameras to look through …

Winners: Sony World Photography Awards 2015 - Photographs by the winners of the Sony World Photography Awards | LensCulture

We have a winner! From a record-breaking 173,444 entries (coming from 171 countries), the Sony World Photography Awards has named its L’Iris d’Or/Photographer of the Year: John Moore.<p>Chosen from the winners of the awards’ thirteen professional categories, the winning work “Ebola Crisis Overwhelms …

World's worst planes: The aircraft that failed

The history of aviation is littered with aircraft that failed to live up to expectations. Here are some of the most serious aviation failures – from nine-winged monstrosities to a plane with flapping wings.<p>It's more than 110 years since mankind first took to the air in a powered aircraft. During …

Aviation

Mysterious Radio Bursts Are Indeed Coming From A Galaxy Far, Far Away

New research clears the reputation of these distant signals<p>In 2001, the Parkes Radio Telescope picked up an extremely energetic burst of radio waves that lasted a mere five-thousandths of a second. Since then, astronomers have found several more so-called fast radio bursts, or FRBs, and even …

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The Guns of The Bay of Pigs Invasion

Fifty-four years ago plus five days, nearly thirteen hundred troops of the paramilitary Cuban exile group Brigade 2506 landed in Cuba, in an attempt …