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3 Monster Stocks in the Making

Looking for growth potential? Look to China.<p>For investors willing to take on above-average risk in pursuit of huge returns, the Chinese tech sector …

Investing

Nerf Rival Minigun

Although Nerf guns are created for youngsters, it’s also safe to say that the various types and models of these toys have its fans amongst the …

Ammunition

The YF-23's Air Inlet Design Was Its Most Exotic Feature You Never Heard Of

Northrop engineers used an innovative solution for dealing with an old airflow problem that is especially troublesome for stealthy designs.<p>USAF image …

I’ll never go back to watching TV without this $14 accessory

It might seem odd if you’ve never experienced this for yourself, but I don’t think I can ever go back to watching TV at home without the EveShine …

Stealth turns 40: Looking back at the first flight of Have Blue

The forerunner of the F-117 Stealth Fighter flew for the first time 40 years ago this month.<p>On December 1, 1977, a truly strange bird took flight for …

Space Battleship Yamato 2202 Anime Previews 1st Film in New Trailer

1st film in 7-part film project opens in Japan on February 25<p>The official website for the Uchū Senkan Yamato 2202: Ai no Senshi-tachi (Space …

Manga

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25 Confucius Quotes That Will Change Your Perspective On Life

Confucius was a Chinese social philosopher, whose teachings have a strong basis in common Chinese tradition and belief. He had a knack for nailing …

How to Pick a Perfectly Ripe Watermelon Every Time

We’ll start with visuals, since they offer the most obvious clues. Throughout the ripening process, watermelons will turn a deeper green (unless …

Watermelon

Operational Assessment of the F-35A Argues for Full Program Procurement and Concurrent Development Process

The F-35 is expensive, but it is markedly more effective and in many cases cheaper than other four-plus-generation multirole fighters.

If You Don’t Want Cops To Shoot You, Don’t Resist Arrest

It saddens me that what little is left of the black civil rights movement is spent defending thugs, hustlers, drug dealers, and troublemakers such as …

Justice

Black Officer Jay Stalien Shares Views on Race and Policing

Watch U.S. Army Artillery Testing Blow Up a Bunch of Cars

Do you like explosions? Because we've got explosions.<p>The military buys a lot of weapons, which means it has to test a lot of weapons. Occasionally theses video get put online so regular people like us can enjoy a bunch of awesome explosions. Case in point: This video of Raytheon's M982 Excalibur …

Military

These affordable leather dress shoes are a game-changer

Spring is in the air, which also means wedding season is nigh.<p>There's much for dudes to think about, from suit fit to accessories. Cost can add up …

Clothing

Behold, The Caribbean's First Over-The-Water Luxury Suites

120K<p>SHARES<p>The Caribbean finally has its first over-the-water luxury suites thanks to Sandals Royal Caribbean in Montego Bay, Jamaica, which just …

Luxury Lifestyle

Here's how much you should have saved up for retirement by now

Everyone knows that they need to save money for retirement. Eventually.<p>So the question, really, is just how much should you be saving at <i>your age</i> to retire comfortably?<p>In their Guide to Retirement, JP Morgan Asset Management outlined answers that might help you visualize how much you should have in …

12 Great Movies That Were Supposed to Fail

by Stuart JA<p>– on<p>in Lists<p>For every <i>Jaws, Star Wars</i> or <i>Back to the Future</i>, there are a ton of movies that are destined for the bargain bin from day one. …

Movies

The best credit card to have if you want cash back rewards

Now that we're in the new year, you may find yourself, like many Americans, setting resolutions focused on saving money and paying off bills. But it's not always easy, especially if you don't know where to start.<p>Few consumers look to credit cards as a money solution, but when used correctly, they …

3 Buy-and-Hold Stocks You Can Rely on for the Next 5 Years

<i>Editor's pick: Originally published Jan. 4.</i><p>Every portfolio needs a few reliable buy-and-hold names that will keep it profitable, secure and protected …

Conrad Bora Bora Nui Bora Bora, French Polynesia - Condé Nast Traveler

Is this better than Bora Bora?

But if they had any idea of what lay only a short speed boat ride from their lonely island home, there would have been another problem: a serious …

Speedboat

30 Years in the Making, A Simple Gearbox is Posed to Change the Jet Engine

PurePower Geared Turbofan engines are quieter, more efficient, and took three decades to make their way to planes.<p>Jet engines can be much more efficient and much quieter than they are today. The trick to doing it is as simple as adding a gearbox, but the process of doing so has taken nearly 30 …

Aviation

This Cockpit Video Of A F/A-18F Blasting Through The "Jedi Transition" Rocks

Some of the most incredible military aviation photos taken in recent years have come at a point along the low-level military training route in …

8 ways the average investor can make money in this wild stock market

After a volatile Tuesday, the U.S. stock market stabilized, but only briefly. Worries over China continue to plague the global economy and will …

New Orleans Cuisine’s Surprising New Flavors

NEW ORLEANS—It’s just after 4 p.m. on a Friday at Dong Phuong Restaurant and Bakery, and Kevin Tran—a jovial 25-year-old who is heir apparent to the …

Vietnam

What to do on Monday about that stock market selloff | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Last week’s $1 trillion stock market selloff was scary. After almost seven years of bull market, we were all reminded of the fallibility of our retirement accounts and college nest eggs - as in: yikes, this can really fall fast.<p>A specialist trader is reflected in a screen at …

How low the stock market can go

After seeing 1,000 points flash away from the Dow in this morning, 6% of their money evaporate this week to drop 8% from the recent highs- investors are wondering how much uglier things can get. The answer is: much.<p>The Standard & Poor's 500 fell another 3.1% Monday - dragging the index further …

Stock Markets

MARK CUBAN: I want to be a Republican, but the party has one big problem

In a post on his Cyber Dust social-media app, the outspoken billionaire investor wrote that he would prefer to join the GOP but had an issue with the party's push for conformity.<p>"I would prefer to be a Republican," Cuban wrote in the post, which was flagged by The Dallas Morning News. "I want …

10 Facts You Never Knew About 'Batman: The Animated Series'

Batman’s iconic animated series has influenced The Dark Knight’s legacy and vocal talent for decades, but did you know that Tim Curry almost voiced …

Buck Says These ‘Indefensible’ Positions Are Why He’s Glad He’s Not a Democrat

TheBlaze’s national security adviser Buck Sexton on Tuesday said he’s glad he isn’t a Democrat because “it’d get really tiring” trying to justify their many “indefensible” positions.<p>As Sexton sees it, Democrats’ message for the American people is: “Hey, you’re incompetent. You can’t build a …