July 09, 2014

12:26 AM | Military food safety with mashed potatoes and ‘some stuff with lettuce’
Army Times reports that what began as a line of defense against biological warfare has been unleashed on unsuspecting victims in an Army laboratory — 150 mashed potatoes, to be exact. The result could speed up the Army’s food-testing process, … Continue reading →

July 06, 2014

7:16 PM | CIA tweets mea culpa on UFOs over Norway in the 50s
The US military is said to be responsible for the rash of “UFO” sitings over Norway in the 1950s during test flights. The more incredible part of this story is that the CIA has a twitter account. Cool. Norway’s UFO mystery of 1950s finally solved. The CIA has revealed sightings of mysterious flying crafts travelling… Source: Doubtful News

June 30, 2014

5:43 PM | More Than Two-Thirds of American Youth Don't Qualify for the Military
Calling it a "national security matter," the Pentagon says that 71% of Americans aged 17 to 24 would fail to qualify for military service owing to physical, behavioral, or educational shortcomings. Obesity is a big part of the problem, but it's hardly the whole story. Read more...
4:28 PM | Did You Know… That the U.S. Almost Dropped A Nuke on the Moon During the Cold War?
After the end of World War II and the fall of Nazi Germany, two major global powers emerged: Russia in the east, and the United States (along with its NATO allies) in the west. More than anything, the Cold War was an arms race. Both sides had built up their nuclear arsenals during the war, and both were fearful of […]

June 24, 2014

12:23 AM | Microbial community of the battle wound
Microbial community of the battle wound: Looks like a good read on wound microbes and health implications.
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