Monthly Archives: July 2012

NEW US Dilemma Develops in the South China Sea

WASHINGTON — China has heightened tensions in the South China Sea with its new, remote island city and planned military garrison in a contested area viewed as a potential flashpoint for conflict in the Asia-Pacific. How might the United States … Continue reading

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DoD allows Troops to March in Gay Pride Parade in Uniform (1st time in history)

SAN DIEGO — Some of the loudest cheers last Saturday at San Diego’s gay pride parade were for active-duty troops marching in military dress, the first time that U.S. servicemembers participated in such an event while in full uniform. Dozens … Continue reading

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VIDEO SIMULATION: Meet the “Lynx” Rocketplane by X-COR that can take off AND land horizontally

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kgmu62gV28w&feature=colike

This simulation is a high-quality demonstration of how the “Lynx” Rocket-plane (aka “Suborbital Vehicle”) by X-COR takes off and lands horizontally.
Total Flight time is going to be approximately 30 minutes (from take-off to landing).

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A New Leader Emerges in Commercial Space Flight; meet X-Cor Aerospace from Mojave, Ca (General Info.)

About XCOR XCOR Aerospace is a California corporation based in Mojave and is starting the process to create a new Research and Development Center in Midland, Texas. It builds safe, reliable and reusable: rocket-powered vehicles propulsion systems advanced non-flammable composites … Continue reading

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The Princess Tower in Dubai, United Arab Emirates is set for completion in September and will go on record as the world’s tallest residential building

The Princess Tower enters Guinness Book of World Records as the tallest residential tower in the world The Princess Tower in Dubai, United Arab Emirates is scheduled for completion Sep. 2012 At a height of 413.36 metres, The Princess Tower, … Continue reading

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VIDEO REPORT: Somali Pirates Mistakenly Attack US Cruiser

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One lucky fan of the WB’s “The Big Bang Theory” wins a trip into space at Comic-Con today!

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (July 13, 2012) – In what will certainly go down as the ultimate Comic-Con giveaway, Warner Bros. Television awarded one lucky fan of The Big Bang Theory a truly out-of-this-world trip … INTO SPACE aboard XCOR Aerospace‘s … Continue reading

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US, Vietnam, and Cambodia Square Off Over South China Sea with China

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia – The Obama administration pressed Beijing on Thursday to accept a code of conduct for resolving territorial disputes in the resource-rich South China Sea, a difficult U.S. mediation effort that has faced resistance from the communist government … Continue reading

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NEW CASE STUDY: You are 23 times more likely to get into a car accident if you text while driving

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