Confessions Of A USAF KC-135 ‘Flying Gas Station’ Boom Operator

Confessions Of A USAF KC-135 ‘Flying Gas Station’ Boom Operator

  From flying over war zones to fueling top secret experimental aircraft, being a Boom is truly a dynamic career choice. Additionally, this airman was both an aerial refueling instructor and evaluator and has nine air medals, an aerial achievement medal, and over a dozen deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan under their belt. Around 10pm […] more…
Microsoft Surface Pro 3: Hands On, Display & Performance Preview

Microsoft Surface Pro 3: Hands On, Display & Performance Preview

  Earlier today Microsoft announced its 3rd generation Surface Pro device, aptly named the Surface Pro 3. This is the first Surface model to deviate from the 10.6″ 16:9 form factor of all four previous devices (Surface Pro, Surface RT, Surface Pro 2, Surface 2) and instead standardizes on a 12″ 3:2 form factor. The […] more…
The Possible Ultra Tank from WWII

The Possible Ultra Tank from WWII

  The Germans had been studying enemy armor since the start of the World War Two and they were always collating new ideas and designs and more often than not, incorporating them into their own tank designs. For example, the Panther tank was a derivative of the Russian T-34. However, the Landkreuzer P1000 and P1500 […] more…
The photos North Korea didnt want you to see

The photos North Korea didnt want you to see

  PHOTOGRAPHER Eric Lafforgue ventured into North Korea six times. He captured the harsh reality of the communist country first hand. Then he got banned for life. The photos North Korea didnt want you to see Image from news.com.au more…
Addiction Depiction in Photos

Addiction Depiction in Photos

  From a very tender age, most of us learnt about the harmful effects of drug abbuse and addiction. The juxtoposition of a healthy human being and a sickly junkie sheds light on the injurious effects corollary to drug abuse, particularly crystal meth. The artist has beencriticised for his simplified portrayal of drug dependency.The unsettling […] more…
Top 3 Stories from Today – Solar Storms, Work, and Celebrity Porn

Top 3 Stories from Today – Solar Storms, Work, and Celebrity Porn

  A severe enough solar storm could wipe out a portion of the U.S. power grid, sending us temporarily back to the Dark Ageswithout electricity, without cable, without selfies. If we can predict the next Carrington eventan 1859 solar storm so strong it temporarily powered telegraphswe may be able to avoid trillions of dollars in […] more…
That War You Were Expecting? Putin’s Already Won It

That War You Were Expecting? Putin’s Already Won It

  In a world where Youtube, Twitter and Facebook dominate, the overt hard power of guns and bullets is no longer as publicly palatable as it once was. Autocratic states prefer to bankrupt dissidents instead of executing them; NGO workers are not disappeared but their offices are shut down for zoning irregularities. To adequately comprehend […] more…
How the World’s Next Tallest Building Will Be Built

How the World’s Next Tallest Building Will Be Built

There are plenty of technical challenges involved with building a one-kilometer-high tower, including (but in no way limited to!) lackluster elevator tech and the sheer weight of a tower this tall. First of all, the tower\’s foundation will be 200 feet deepand it has to withstand the salt water of the nearby ocean. One of […] more…
King Richard III will be first famous historical figure to have genome sequences

King Richard III will be first famous historical figure to have genome sequences

It’s not every day that you stumble upon the remains of a king under a parking lot, but that’s what happened last year as archaeologists searched for the remains of King Richard III of England. Having successfully identified the former king’s remains, researchers are now planning to take a closer look at Richard III’s genes. […] more…
6 Ways to Measure B2B Content Marketing Performance

6 Ways to Measure B2B Content Marketing Performance

Content marketing clients want to make sure their objectives are satisfying similar criteria as their peers’ efforts. Here are important reporting options for content marketers benchmarking brand awareness. Marketers should export and filter this report to find the web addresses associated with content marketing assets published. See full story on contentmarketinginstitute.com more…
Giant leap for nuclear fusion as scientists get more energy out than fuel put in

Giant leap for nuclear fusion as scientists get more energy out than fuel put in

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratroy Researchers in the US have overcome a key barrier to making nuclear fusion reactors a reality. In results published in Nature, scientists have shown that they can now produce more energy than the fuel put into an experiment. The use of fusion as a source of energy remains a long way […] more…
The Startling Intelligence of the Common Chicken

The Startling Intelligence of the Common Chicken

See InsideChickens are smart, and they understand their world, which raises troubling questions about how they are treated on factory farmsIn the animal kingdom, some creatures are smarter than others. Birds, in particular, exhibit many remarkable skills once thought to be restricted to humans: Magpies recognize their reflection in a mirror. New Caledonian crows construct […] more…
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