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franceUS, UK and France hit a few targets in Syria over chemical weapons use

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Pentagon spokesperson Dana White said Saturday the U.S. and its allies “successfully hit every target” in airstrikes in Syria overnight. The US, France and UK launched the strikes Friday night Eastern Time in response to the Syrian regime’s alleged use …

iranIran launches drone from Syria into Israel – Israel launching big attack into Syria

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Israel’s army said it had launched a “large-scale attack” inside Syria on Saturday after one of its jets was downed under Syrian antiaircraft fire, in a series of cross-border incidents that threatened to destabilize the volatile region between the two …

afghanistanFit soldiers = Fitness Apps = Massive security leak

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Australian student Nathan Ruser noticed that trails from Strava users in certain countries made it possible to identify military bases and other facilities operated by countries, including the U.S., in locations such as Afghanistan, Iraq, Somalia and Syria. Strava released …

bitcoinBitcoin set record high of $5380

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Bitcoin has an intraday high of $5280 and ended yesterday at $5226. Week-on-week, BTC is up 18.75 percent, while month-on-month it’s up 23 percent. The new record broke a previous all-time high of $5,013 set in September. The cryptocurrency dropped …

chinaUSA needs to find ways to spend less on military and achieve more

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William J. Astore, a retired lieutenant colonel , makes the case at Tom Dispatch that the USA is behaving much like the Soviet Union before its collapse. Nextbigfuture thinks the USA is not in any danger of collapsing but there …

geopoliticalCruise missile strike on Syria similar in size to those ordered by Bill Clinton

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The 59 cruise missiles launched by President Trump on Syria is similar in scale to the smaller of several cruise missile strikes ordered by Bill Clinton. Reviewing the military strikes made by presidents over the last 40 years. Reagan — …

futureClaimed solid metallic hydrogen sample was lost

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The claimed solid metallic hydrogen sample has been lost on February 11. It was being stored at temperatures around 80 Kelvin (-193 degrees Celsius and -316 degrees Fahrenheit), and at incredibly high pressures between two diamonds in a type of …

afghanistanCarnival of space 494

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1. Universe Today – Here’s the Highest Resolution Map of Pluto We’ll Get from New Horizons Color mosaic map of Pluto’s surface, created from the New Horizons many photographs. Credit: NASA/JHUAPL/SwRI 2. Universe Today – New Age in Weather Forecasting …

geopolitical2017 terahertz science and technology roadmap

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Here is a 50 page 2017 terahertz science and technology roadmap from the Journal of Physics D- Applied Physics Science and technologies based on terahertz frequency electromagnetic radiation (100 GHz–30 THz) have developed rapidly over the last 30 years. For …

air forceSouth Korea makes 13 foot tall humanoid manned mech

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A 13-foot tall 1.5-ton “Method-2,” mech is the brainchild of South Korean robotics company Hankook Mirae Technology “Our robot is the world’s first manned bipedal robot and is built to work in extreme hazardous areas where humans cannot go (unprotected),” …