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One of the most lethal US Marine snipers in Vietnam fired 16 headshots in 30 seconds in pitch darkness

Charles "Chuck" Mawhinney was one of the most lethal snipers of the Vietnam War with 103 confirmed kills. In a particularly daring engagement, Mawhinney stopped a Viet Cong assault by hitting 16 headshots in 30 seconds at night in bad weather.<p>"Chuck was extremely aggressive," retired Master Gunnery …

Hidden Netflix tricks that can vastly improve your streaming quality

We all love Netflix but there are times when we our streams aren’t as consistent as we’d like them to be. Because of this, we were intrigued to see</i> …

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NFL QUARTERBACK POWER RANKINGS: Where all 32 starters stand going into Week 2

Using two different advanced stats and the popularity of each quarterback in fantasy football, we came up with a formula to rank all 32 NFL starters after Week 1.<p>The formula uses Football Outsiders' DYAR metric, ESPN's total QBR metric, and the percentage of teams that own each quarterback in …

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How the British Gun Control Program Precipitated the American Revolution

When people think of the causes of the American War for Independence, they think of slogans like “no taxation without representation” or cause …

The Queen of Paradox and Her Crumbling Stone Wall

For once, Hillary Rodham Clinton seemed to be a decent candidate. Taking aim at weak spots in the GOP lines, she attacked Jeb Bush on women’s health, …

Here's What Norway Is Getting Right About Cops That America Just Can’t Figure Out

7K Shares<p><b>Sean Nevins<br>August 11, 2015</b><p><b>(MINTPRESS)</b> <i>Washington, DC</i> — Matthew Ajibade, Roberto Ornelas, and Garrett Gagne: These were the first three people …

How ‘Die Hard With A Vengeance’ Caused The FBI To Re-Think The Federal Reserve’s Security

Twenty years ago today, one of the best (and arguably last) films in the <i>Die Hard</i> franchise was released in theaters. <i>Die Hard With a Vengeance</i> featured the return of John McClane (Bruce Willis), again separated from his wife Holly and the kids after moving back to New York City. Throw in a random …

The incredible story of how a group of US soldiers saved their helicopter from crashing in Afghanistan

<i>In this excerpt, Sabiston describes the scene just after</i> <i>the rescue helicopter crew Dustoff 7-3 successfully extracted the body of a soldier killed in action.</i><p><i>David Capps, who is in charge of maneuvering the body inside the aircraft, quickly realizes they are in a compromised position that could lead</i> …

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Questionnaires e-mailed to United Airlines passengers yield some surprising results about flyers’ preferred aircraft. After a flight, United Airlines e-mails nearly every passenger a questionnaire about their experience on the airline. Nearly 8,000 passengers respond to the United Airlines survey each day. TheStreet reports that the results of those surveys give us some interesting insights […]

United Airlines Customer Survey Reveals Passengers’ Favorite Plane<p><i>Questionnaires e-mailed to United Airlines passengers yield some surprising results</i> …

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US Air Force reveals what's inside its top-secret space plane, this time

The US Air Force has responded to fears that it is weaponizing space through its secret space shuttle by providing some details of what it will …

Ardennes 1944: Hitler’s Last Gamble by Antony Beevor review – a startlingly detailed account

A military history of the Battle of the Bulge brings realism to the battlefield and coherence to the larger story of the second world war<p>The beginning of the end was Operation Bagration, which began on 22 June 1944. In a massive offensive timed to coincide with the third anniversary of the German …

It's Not A Tesla But At A Fraction Of The Price Chevy Spark Electric Sales Jump

April sales surged for the Chevy Spark EV — an often-overlooked pure electric car from General Motors.<p>Chevrolet moved 920 of the compact electric cars in April, demolishing the old sales record for the car of just under 200 back in May 2014. The Spark EV has gone almost unnoticed since its …

The Litas – The Other Sunday Sisterhood

Photo: John Barkiple<p>When I hop on my motorcycle, a Hunter S. Thompson quote always goes through my head: “Faster, faster, until the thrill of speed …

World War II’s Strangest Battle: When Americans and Germans Fought Together

The most extraordinary things about Stephen Harding's <i>The Last Battle</i>, a truly incredible tale of World War II, are that it hasn’t been told before in …

GATS Gets Rolling this Week | Go By Truck Global News

One of the trucking industry’s biggest events, the Great American Trucking Show, begins this week in Dallas. With more than half a million square …

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10-4, Good Buddy: Technology takes fun out of trucking

It’s inevitable. Time is marching on. I’m getting older every day, but it doesn’t mean I have to stop and die today.<p>I’m still having fun, and that …

Driver Shortage: Already Over the Cliff?

The safety director for a 160-truck regional fleet in the Midwest, with 28 years of military and civilian logistics experience, says he has "put …

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BigRigBuilder.com has a Free Interactive website for the American Trucker to Build their Dream Semi and Compete in a Virtual Truck Show for Products, …

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Kenworth T680 and T880 Now Available with Bendix SmarTire System<p>KIRKLAND, Wash., July 30, 2014 - The Kenworth T680 and Kenworth T880 are now …

Readers share their trucking stories

I always enjoy reading the comments from loyal readers. Some are nice, some are just wanting to vent, and some are special, in an almost personal way.<p>…

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