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Popular Mechanics: What Human Beings Can Teach Aliens About Probing the Solar System

Popular Mechanics: What Human Beings Can Teach Aliens About Probing the Solar System

Other December 15, 2018 0

An emerging golden age of probes may reimagine the origin story of our galactic neighborhood. By Joe Pappalardo Dec 5, 2018 “Alien conspiracy theorists have certainly ruined the word “probe.” But there’s really only one kind

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Popular Mechanics: The U.S. Military’s Cryptic Letters, Numbers, and Symbols, Explained

Popular Mechanics: The U.S. Military’s Cryptic Letters, Numbers, and Symbols, Explained

Other December 11, 2018 0

A quick guide to the nomenclature that identifies America’s military vehicles and units. By  By Kyle Mizokami Dec 6, 2018 “The U.S. military speaks many languages. From the markings on tanks to the classification of aircraft,

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Popular Mechanics: Swedish Pilots Win Medals for Top Secret 1987 SR-71 Incident

Popular Mechanics: Swedish Pilots Win Medals for Top Secret 1987 SR-71 Incident

Fred Manzo December 1, 2018 0

The Swedes, trained to intercept the SR-71, became one Blackbird’s guardians. By Kyle Mizokami Nov 29, 2018 “Three decades ago, a group of Swedish fighter pilots who were trained to intercept America’s high-flying SR-71 suddenly became guardian

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South China Morning Post: Liaoning aircraft carrier

South China Morning Post: Liaoning aircraft carrier

Other November 28, 2018 0

Trade tensions with the United States blow hole in budget for China’s newest aircraft carrier. Cuts and rising fighter jet development costs have slowed progress on the Type 002, military insiders say. By Minnie Chan:

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Popular Mechanics: Hobo Hieroglyphs

Popular Mechanics: Hobo Hieroglyphs

Other November 24, 2018 0

By Roy Berendsohn Nov 21, 2018 The Hobo Hieroglyphs: Their Secret Symbols, Explained The marks that told travelers whether a town or house was friend or foe. “I was a hobo,” Willy Howard told me.

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FaTDoG 2018!

FaTDoG 2018!

Other November 20, 2018 0

By Harvey Mossman:  There are only 3 more days to buy your tickets for FaTDoG 2018. Please don’t wait till last minute. We have well over 100 attendees now and hoping to make this

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Fatdog 2018 is only 8 days away!

Fatdog 2018 is only 8 days away!

Harvey Mossman November 16, 2018 0

By Harvey Mossman: It is only 8 days until FaTDoG 2018! (The Friday After Thanksgiving Day of Gaming) Here are the vendor list as of today Against the Odds Magazine will also be bringing Highflying Dice

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A Pictorial View of Fatdog 2017

A Pictorial View of Fatdog 2017

Fred Manzo November 16, 2018 0

By Fred Manzo:                                    Some 2017 Fatdog pictures:                    

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France 24: How the Salonica Front led to victory in WWI

France 24: How the Salonica Front led to victory in WWI

Other November 15, 2018 0

“A century ago, towards the end of World War I, Allied soldiers were engaged in fighting on the Salonica Front, near the Greek city now known as Thessaloniki. Those key battles, fought in the

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Business Insider: A devastating shipyard accident appears to have sunk Russia’s efforts to save its sole aircraft carrier

Business Insider: A devastating shipyard accident appears to have sunk Russia’s efforts to save its sole aircraft carrier

Other November 15, 2018 0

By Ryan Pickrell Nov. 9, 2018 While officials initially stated that the incident would not affect the planned overhaul of the Kuznetsov, officials now say there is currently no acceptable alternative to the sunken dry

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