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China training for 'short, sharp war' against Japan

US military analyst says Beijing's military exercises designed to invade and gain control of the disputed Senkaku islands<p>China is stepping up its training for a "short, sharp war" designed to seize the disputed Senkaku islands from Japan, according to the head of US naval intelligence in the …

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Taller, fatter Chinese soldiers outgrowing their equipment

From cockpits to tanks, a survey by the People’s Liberation Army has revealed that China's soldiers cannot fit into equipment designed decades ago<p>Chinese soldiers have become so much taller and fatter in recent years that they are in danger of outgrowing their equipment, according to a People’s …

Dogecoin Founder Rejects $500,000 Investment Offers

We’ve talked about Dogecoin — a Bitcoin-like virtual currency that started as a bit of fun — having potential as a micro-currency for transactions and ‘tipping’ on the Internet (more on that below), and it seems like it is gaining credibility among investors. Dogecoin founder Jackson Palmer says he …

Norwegian Mass Killer Demands 'Adult' Video Games In Prison

Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik, serving a 21-year sentence for a 2011 shooting and bombing rampage that killed 77 people, is threatening to go on a hunger strike unless a list of demands, including access to "adult" video games and a better game console, is met by authorities.<p>A …

Ga. ice storm claims Augusta National's famous Eisenhower Tree

The Eisenhower Tree, so much a part of Augusta National that not even a sitting U.S. president could have it taken down, was removed from the 17th hole this weekend because of damage from an ice storm, the club said Sunday.<p>"The loss of the Eisenhower Tree is difficult news to accept," club chairman …