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October 17, 2014

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5:25 PM | DNews: What's the Military's Not-So-Secret Shuttle Doing?
It's not entirely a secret space shuttle, but there's still much we don't know about the Air Force craft that recently landed after a journey to space to do ... no one knows what! Trace examines what the mystery ship might have been up to.
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5:04 PM | Explainer: How Powerful Is India?
With the second-highest population in the world, a growing economy and nukes on site, how big of a global power is India becoming?

October 16, 2014

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7:49 PM | U.S., Military to Plan More Strategically for Climate Change
Climate change is a “threat multiplier” and worse than many of the challenges the U.S. military is already grappling with, according to a new report by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). The New York Times indicated that the report marks a departure from the DoD’s previous focus on preparing bases to adapt to climate…

October 10, 2014

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5:47 PM | Explainer: Rise of the Drone
The U.S. is testing heavily armed autonomous drones for combat... and they're working. These computer controlled weapon carriers operate solely on their own and have already been used to attack targets abroad. Is this the future of war?

October 01, 2014

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3:00 AM | The Fluke That Thwarted an Invasion
Microbes are the omnipresent yet frequently unacknowledged adversary on the battlefield. Though microscopic in size, their very macroscopic effects can decimate armies, foil the best planned war initiatives, and change the course of history. In one of the greatest military debacles in history, Napoleon’s invasion of Russia in 1812 failed on account of body lice […]The post The Fluke That Thwarted an Invasion appeared first on Body Horrors.
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3:00 AM | The Fluke That Thwarted an Invasion
Microbes are the omnipresent yet frequently unacknowledged adversary on the battlefield. Though microscopic in size, their very macroscopic effects can decimate armies, foil the best planned war initiatives, and change the course of history. In one of the greatest military debacles in history, Napoleon’s invasion of Russia in 1812 failed on account of body lice […]The post The Fluke That Thwarted an Invasion appeared first on Body Horrors.

September 26, 2014

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2:00 PM | Weird Space Bubbles May Have Caused US Battle Deaths
New research suggests a plasma bubble in the high atmosphere blocked radio communications during a 2002 firefight in Afghanistan, which lead to a deadly US helicopter ambush.
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