Monthly Archives: February 2013

U.S. Navy’s X-47B Air Vehicle System in Focus

Back in November the U.S. Navy craned an X-47B, officially labeled an “unmanned combat air system,” aboard the USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) for the drone’s first carrier-based testing. And nothing says “brave new world” like the thought of … Continue reading

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INFO-GRAPHIC: The Cost of U.S. Inaction & Under-Investment in Infrastructure

The American Society of Civil Engineer‘s Failure to Act economic report series shows the economic consequences of continued under investment in our nation’s infrastructure, and the economic gains that could be made by 2020 in terms of GDP, personal disposable income, exports, … Continue reading

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VIDEO REPORT: NEO 2012 DA14 passes by the Earth very closely

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Analysis Video Report: Will Russia and China try to become a NATO of the East?

China and Russia are hailing what they say is a new era of strong co-operation – its symbol: the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Summit taking place in Beijing. The one-time cold-war rivals, have pledged to strengthen their cooperation on foreign … Continue reading

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California Stagnation vs. Texas Prosperity

Originally posted on International Liberty:
I’ve been pointing out the differences between California stagnation and Texas prosperity for quite some time. And since California voters approved a new 13.3 percent top tax rate last November, I expect the gap to…

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Large Sinkhole Swallows 3 Story Building in South China

Sinkhole swallows buildings in Guangzhou A large sinkhole has appeared next to the construction site of an underground rail station in Guangzhou, Southern China. The hole appeared in the ground next to the boundary of the construction site on the … Continue reading

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USS Milwaukee (LCS 5) will be equipped with four Rolls-Royce Axial-Flow Waterjet Mk-1 engines

The Office of Naval Research recently announced that USS Milwaukee (LCS 5) will be equipped with four Rolls-Royce Axial-Flow Waterjet Mk-1 engines, which they claim will both improve performance and reduce required maintenance over the life of the ship. According … Continue reading

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These Five US Jobs Can Pay +$100K and a College Degree is NOT Required

The rising cost of getting a college degree has put attending a traditional four-year college or university out of reach for many people — and a handful of experts have recently made headlines by saying that a college degree simply … Continue reading

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VIDEO REPORT: US drone kills senior Taliban commander and fighters

Two US drone attacks occurred last month in South and North Waziristan, near the Afghanistan border. The South Waziristan attack killed senior Taliban commander Maulvi Nazir Wazir along with two of his top deputies, Atta Ullah and Rafey Khan, and three others. The second … Continue reading

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