Here are the top five aerial weapons that one day could change the face of modern warfare. Relying on the most advanced technology in the world, these hyper-advanced projectiles may outmaneuver, outrun, and outmatch America’s foes around the globe, whenever the need arises.
Some people have a way of breaking down an issue, laying it out in its simplest, most rudimentary form. Comic and podcaster Adam Carolla did just that recently when he unleashed what many conservatives will hail an acerbic yet painfully accurate debunking of the Occupy movement and its self-ascribed motivations. The […]
During an interview Sunday on ABC’s This Week with Christiane Amanpour, former Secretary of State Colin Powell said that he believes the curent political tone in the country and on Capitol Hill is “very tense,” with Democrats and Republicans focusing on the extreme left and extreme right. Powell says the media is […]
Courtesy of the crew at Jimmy Kimmel’s show:
Glenn Beck and Don Imus have the type of relationship that can’t be described, only observed. The two regularly join each other’s radio shows and what usually ensues is a cross between comedy, hilarity, and banter with some great content mixed in. This morning was no different when Beck joined […]
[credit provider=”Sergey Ponomarev / AP Photo”] It looks like Stalin is making a comeback of sorts.At least, the former dictator’s cult of personality is.
Liberal MSNBC Hardball host Chris Matthews is known to throw some jabs at Republicans during his daily show. But the commentator has become increasingly critical of Democratic President Barack Obama, the same man whose words used to give him a “Thrill up my leg.” Matthews has an upcoming book on President John F. […]
Some analysts believe that a collapse of the EU will have a calamitous effect on the U.S. economy. But exactly how will that play out, that is, who will get hit the hardest?
New e-mails released Tuesday prior to Energy Secretary Steven Chu’s testimony before a congressional investigative committee on Solyndra, reveal that the Obama administration urged their failing clean energy poster child to keep firm layoffs quiet until after the 2010 midterm elections.
[credit provider=”YouTube”] Your home videos posted on YouTube, if funny enough, could be making your family some major dough.The 2007 YouTube sensation “Charlie Bit Me” — which was filmed for the boy’s American godfather – not only racked up more than 386 million views but it earned £100,000 ($158,560) in ad revenue.
[Editor’s note: smallpox is indeed a horrifying and terrible disease; this cannot be overstated. It is not the intent of this article to mitigate the very real and terrible nature of the disease. The point of this article is to question the White Houses’ intentions in this deal.]
[credit provider=”WTVR-TV” url=”http://www.wtvr.com/”] Remember the spate of military service members inviting Hollywood celebrities to be their dates to various balls and galas?It started in July when Sgt. Scott Moore extended a YouTube invitation to actress Mila Kunis to attend a Marine Corps. ball with him.
Billed as part of first lady Michelle Obama’s “Joining Forces” initiative for military families — and perhaps as a way to woo average American voters — Mrs. Obama and Vice President Joe Biden’s wife, Dr. Jill Biden, will serve as Grand Marshals of the November 20 season-ending NASCAR Ford 400.
[credit provider=”Chris Pizzello / AP Photo”] Sasha Grey, the porn star who outraged Los Angeles-area elementary school parents after she was invited to read to students last week, said Friday she will not stop reading to kids despite having “a past that some people may not agree with.”Grey was participating […]
[credit provider=”Phillips” url=”http://www.design.philips.com/philips/sites/philipsdesign/about/design/designportfolio/design_futures/design_probes/projects/microbial_home/urban_beehive.page”] Who wouldn’t want the comforting buzz and sweet smell of honey — not to mention fresh supply — that comes from being a beekeeper their city dwelling apartment?The “Urban Beehive” modernizes the traditional beehive in an artsy, ready-for-display design. According to Popular Science the “Urban Beehive” is designed […]
[credit provider=”AP”] I want to show you something. Here are two Republican candidates for president on some of the big issues of the day. Check it out. ON SPENDING AND DEBT Candidate A – We must reign in spending and “not postpone the debt so as to place that burden […]
In mid-October, New York Magazine conducted a survey of 50 random Occupy protesters in which they were asked a series of basic, politically-charged questions in order to gauge their level of understanding of economics, current affairs, elected leaders…and what, exactly, they are protesting.
[credit provider=”Flickr/D’Arcy Norman” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/dnorman/4097326852/”] 80-year-old Marti Warren thought she was doing a good thing a little over a month ago when she booked a local Olive Garden restaurant in Oxford, Alabama, to host a Kiwanis club awards banquet. The chapter president got a rude awakening the night of the gathering, however, […]
“Occupy Chicago” and similar groups have been materialising in the Windy City.
[credit provider=”The MAiZE Inc.” url=”http://www.spacefarm7.com/index.html”] If you think space can be complex, check out these corn mazes created by NASA.Called Space Farm 7, CNET reports, the mazes honour NASA’s 50 years, and are located in seven regions on the country (Belvedere Plantation in Fredericksburg, VA, Cornbelly’s in Lehi, UT; Dell’ […]
[credit provider=”The Blaze”] Meet The 53%. Who are they? The term 53% refers to the people who are actually paying taxes for themselves and the rest of the country.The 53% is a group of responsible young people organising across the country. However, this group is not camping out in parks around […]
Actor and self-proclaimed activist Sean Penn seems to be on an “Arab Spring” tour of sorts.
[credit provider=”The Blaze”] So this exists: A President Barack Obama-inspired fried chicken chain in — where else? — China.The “OFC” sign — which we can only assume stands for “Obama Fried Chicken” — looks suspiciously like the KFC logo and depicts the president dressed as Colonel Sanders, complete with suspenders […]
You may have caught some of the on-air testing ESPN and the other local networks did last night to show off the Kevlar vest Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo was wearing Monday night to protect his broken rib. And if you did, it was a treat.
How would you feel about a humanoid robot 1 meter in height being in the relay to carry the 2012 Olympic torch?
[credit provider=”Wikipedia”] Want to know what it is like staying in the presidential suite at the Mandarin Oriental in New York City? Ask Rwandan President Paul Kagame, who has spent his stay there for the United Nations General Assembly at a measly $16,000 a night according to the New York […]
According to a recent study from The National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC), 33 per cent of Americans do not have a savings account of at least $1,000 or more to cover emergency expenses.The NFCC study surveyed 1,010 Americans to determine how much money they had set aside in the […]
All it took was a little patch of oil, one slip and a crack in the head. At 46 years old, Scott Bolzan could not remember a thing.According to the Daily Mail, he couldn’t remember his wife or what a wife even was, the fact that he was in the […]
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/4925358935/”] In an effort to prevent couples from selectively aborting unborn children based on gender, the Council of Europe has passed a draft resolution that would prevent parents from being told the sex of the foetus.According to the Daily Telegraph, this method of “choosing” […]
Ever wondered what it’s like to work with Glenn Beck?
[credit provider=”The Blaze”] If electric cars never really take off in popularity, how about the flip side? Electrified roads.Previous ideas with electrified roads required a coil to be attached to the car, which is unreasonable if the car is moving. Now, researchers at Toyota Central R&D Labs and Toyohashi University of Technology are […]
There’s something thrilling about movies with scenarios that could happen — especially those that lead to the demise of humanity. “Contagion”, for example, topped $22.4 million and took the number one spot at the box-office this weekend. But how realistic is the movie that depicts what life would be like […]
In an age of fancy unmanned aerial vehicles and stealth fighters, some of the meat-and-potato warfighting tools in the American arsenal get overlooked, but not today:
[credit provider=”Flickr/Alexander Normande” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/alexnormand/5810553782/in/photostream/”] Can you imaging having at least 150 half brothers and sisters? This is a reality — however extreme — for some “donor children.”The New York Times reports that it is estimated that 30,000 to 60,000 children are born from use of donated sperm each year. With […]
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/5018804163/”] Scottish officials say they may take four heavy children away from their parents after warnings to help their kids trim down have apparently failed.The children are aged one to 11.
[credit provider=”Courtesy of The Blaze” url=”http://www.theblaze.com/stories/update-gibson-guitar-ceo-says-feds-told-him-to-outsource-labour-to-madagascar/”] The tale of the Gibson guitar raid — the one focused on the legendary guitar maker’s alleged importation and use of illegal wood — has taken an odd turn.Now CEO Henry Juszkiewicz is claiming the Feds told him that some of his problems “would […]
[credit provider=”AP”] What would happen to the new Libya of hundreds of hardcore Jihadists were released from prison there?We may soon find out the answer if a new report from CNN is true. It includes analysis from Noam Benotman, a former Libyan Islamic Fighting Group Member who renounced violence and […]
That’s not a caterpillar. What you’re seeing are images taken using an atomic force microscopy (AFM) showing — for the first time ever — an electron in orbit around the nucleus of an atom.
Remember when Warren Buffett — a staunch Obama supporter — said that rich people like him would be willing to pay more taxes to help out? If you do, it will probably shock you that his company, Berkshire Hathaway, has back taxes dating back to 2002.
[credit provider=”See-ming Lee 李思明 SML on flickr”] Personal info of 43,000 Yale students, staff and alumni was hacked using Google. Names and Social Security numbers were uncovered on an unprotected File Transfer Protocol (FTP) server.USA Today reported that the hackers used a new-ish Google FTP search function to locate this […]
[credit provider=”InStep NanoPower” url=”http://www.instepnanopower.com/2_Technology/Technology.aspx”] New technology could eventually convert your footsteps into energy for your smartphone. Though the use of kinetic energy to produce power is not a new concept, a couple engineers believe they have created a more effective and less cumbersome way of harnessing this energy than previous […]
[credit provider=”iRobot” url=”http://www.irobot.com/gi/more_information/irobot_110_firstlook”] What was on the up-and-up at the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) Unmanned Systems North America convention? The question is more like, what’s on the up and coming back down? How about throwable robots.Technology has made on-the-ground recon robots lighter and more durable, and the […]
[credit provider=”The U.S. Army via flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/soldiersmediacenter/2799805285/sizes/m/in/photostream/”] Schoolchildren in London are eligible for 125,000 free tickets for the 2012 Olympics next Summer, but any event that involves a firearm will be excluded from the massive giveaway.Why, you ask, would anyone choose to hide storied events and world class competitors from […]
[credit provider=”Steve O: in NC” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/steve-orcutt/2975180214/sizes/m/in/photostream/”] Boeing recently sent two unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs or drones) on a mission using swarm technology. Although testing drones isn’t new, the fact that the two drones were two different types of aircraft is.Popular Science has more about what’s called the “swarm” concept:
[credit provider=”Schluckspecht” url=”http://www.schluckspecht.net/index.php?mact=Album,m7b1dc,default,1&m7b1dcalbumid=26&m7b1dcreturnid=205&page=205″] The latest in electric vehicle (EV) technology is the epitome of the saying slow and steady wins the race — at least for now. Though the German engineered EV nicknamed “Boozer” only goes 28 miles per hour, it went further than any EV on a single charge.Created […]
It’s been an odd few days for pop-sensation Katy Perry.
[credit provider=”Grathio Labs” url=”http://www.theblaze.com/stories/see-the-new-sonar-glove-that-can-help-the-blind-navigate/”] Sonar — the same sensing through sound waves used by bats — can now help the blind see — sort of — and at a low cost.A self-contained glove with sonar technology measures the distance of how close or far away objects are and lets the […]
What, exactly, is a “US Day of Rage?” Well, on September 17th we may find out for certain, but until then, The Blaze is revealing what information does exist about this very nefarious-sounding campaign.
[credit provider=”Courtesy of The Blaze” url=”http://www.theblaze.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/08/CBS-update-II.jpg”] There’s some curious merchandise for sale in CBS News’ online store.*Alongside a travel mug, tote bag and T-shirt that all bear the CBS News logo, the store also includes the following:
Although you may not be able to shoot webbing from your wrist, a new material could someday give you a superhuman quality like Spider Man — no radioactive spider bite needed.
The Office of Naval Research (ONR) announced this week that it has developed a new material for warhead casings that will increase the lethal effect and likelihood of a hit on an enemy target.
[credit provider=”Flickr Russell James Smith” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/russelljsmith/1019199554/”] “Partner betweenness.”Yes, this is a scientific term researchers at the University of Chicago and Cornell University have coined to describe how men feel when their partners come between them and their friends.
Gawker may have put it best: “As you’ll see, his hips most definitely don’t lie.”
[credit provider=”Flickr World Economic Forum” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/worldeconomicforum/3488885680/”] You might have to try hard to suppress the laughter that will surely begin to bubble over as you read the latest about 58 year old Russian prime minister Vladimir Putin.Putin is allegedly trying to show off his physical prowess by partaking in a strongman competition at a […]
What’s it like to have a parent who is running for the American presidency? More pointedly, what’s it like to be Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann’s kid?
[credit provider=”chrisschuepp via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrisschuepp/2264352319/”] Move over “Sister Wives” and “My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding”: There’s a new show in town.TLC, the television channel known for its sometimes extreme depictions of human behaviour (“Hoarding: Buried Alive” or “Freaky Eaters,” anyone?) has announced it will debut a new reality show in […]
[credit provider=”The Blaze” url=”http://www.theblaze.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/Memri_Shlash.jpg”] In polite society, statesmen are revered for their diplomacy and ability to bring people together, but in Syrian tribal societies, they apparently deserve to be barbecued and “eaten” like a lamb kebab. Literally.Ahmad Al-Shlash, a tribal leader in Syria, gave an interview to the Arabic language channel Al-Dunya […]
[credit provider=”YouTube NGC Wild”] A mature, egg-bearing northern snakehead has been discovered by scientists in a river just south of Annapolis, MD.The toothy and aggressive fish is a native of Asia, and believed to be rapidly breeding.
[credit provider=”Flickr Jolene” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/shieldkitten/4559588912/”] Well, you can save your money and forget about buying that Prius.Because apparently cats, not cars, cause “climate change.” That’s the latest according to some research studies.
[credit provider=”The Blaze” url=”http://www.theblaze.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/Radar_Suicide-Bombers.jpg”] Billed as a “must have” life-saving piece of gear for all military men and women, a new radar system promises to detect suicide bombers from 100 yards away.The CounterBomber, created by Science, Engineering and Technology Corporation, reportedly uses a complex algorithm to detect possible explosive materials hidden beneath a person’s […]
[credit provider=”Miru Kim” url=”http://www.theblaze.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/Snapz-Pro-XScreenSnapz0096.jpg”] The massive framework of New York’s abandoned subway stations, tunnels, sewers, catacombs, factories, hospitals, and shipyards have served as the backdrop for Manhattan artist Miru Kim to photograph herself nude. Metro New York: “She inserts her naked body into the ‘organism’ of the metropolis, producing ethereal […]
There are about 300,000 Protestant churches in America.
[credit provider=”Flickr Jeff Foust” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/jfoust/5106831228/in/photostream/”] One former RAF pilot’s lifelong dream of becoming an astronaut might actually come to fruition after he was tapped by Sir Richard Branson to become chief pilot for Virgin Galactic, Branson’s $200,000 per ticket sub-orbital “commercial” spacecraft enterprise.The “VSS Enterprise”—named after the famed Star Trek Enterprise—is […]
[credit provider=”Flickr Pratham Books” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/prathambooks/3291623097/”] In a stunning revelation reported in The Telegraph Monday, parents in India are allegedly paying £2,000 (around $3,200) to have their young daughters undergo gender reassignment surgery in order to turn them into sons—all in the hopes of dodging the added expense of raising a girl.Indian […]
[credit provider=”The Blaze” url=”http://www.theblaze.com/stories/a-glimpse-into-how-exactly-u-s-military-dogs-are-trained/”] In the past, we’ve brought you pictures of military dogs in action (see them here).Today, we bring you a video showing where and how some of those dogs are trained.
Betsy Morgan raised a lot of eyebrows when she announced earlier this year that she would be heading Glenn Beck’s news site The Blaze.
STARTUP 2011, NEW YORK — Betsy Morgan helped Arianna Huffington build the Huffington Post, and now she’s helping Glenn Beck build The Blaze into a big news site.
The Bugatti Veyron has reclaimed its title as the world’s fastest car.
If Glenn Beck succeeds in turning The Blaze into a massive media conglomerate, Betsy Morgan will deserve much of the thanks.
Now that Glenn Beck‘s reign on Fox is coming to an end, the personality can focus on his plans to hire 50 staffers by the end of the year.
Apparently now that Glenn Beck has officially parted ways with Fox he is fair game.
Ok, so “Superbus” is probably the worst name for this vehicle.
Ever wonder what it looks like when a pilot ejects from a jet going 600 mph?
From the website Big Think comes this video simulation (scroll down) of what would happen if an asteroid hit the earth, as it did over four billion years ago.
[credit provider=”Flickr/pocketwiley” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/pocketwiley/1801041765/”] There’s big brother, who watches your every move. And now, there’s little brother, who makes you get fingerprinted if you want to work concessions at a Little League baseball game in New Jersey.The Tenafly Little League in Tenafly, NJ is now requiring anyone who volunteers at a […]
[credit provider=”AP”] This is one of the more bizarre snippets to come out of the political/media axis in a while.Fox News:
Accident, prophetic, or wishful thinking?
The Blaze has obtained an exclusive letter sent from Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) to Attorney General Eric Holder regarding shocking video uncovered by The Blaze on Tuesday.
[credit provider=”The Blaze”] The nuclear problems facing Japan cannot be overstated, and the government has told people in the affected area to stay indoors…So why why why are the news people on the scene standing OUTSIDE?
Following the release of James O’Keefe‘s NPR ‘sting’ video, which resulted in the resignation of NPR CEO Vivian Schiller, Scott Baker at Glenn Beck‘s site The Blaze decided to go through O’Keefe’s raw video frame by frame.
On Wednesday, The Blaze posted a lengthy report looking at the ethics of undercover journalism. The comments on the post show a lively debate and wide-ranging views on what is considered ethical and acceptable in pursuit of a scoop.
Does anyone over at MSNBC check the facts on stories before they are allowed on-air?
That’s the million dollar question that must be vexing more than just the hosts at MSNBC. In the state that gave birth to the Progressive political movement, how did a conservative Republican get elected to the Governor’s office?
Have you ever been driving behind a large semi in winter only to get distracted by the loose snow fluttering off the top of the rig? Multiply your little dusting times a million and you get this:
I’ve wanted to be a diplomat since I saw them running amok in Lethal Weapon 2 screaming “Diplomatic Immunity!” every time Mel Gibson caught them doing something naughty.
There is a recall election slated for March 15th in Miami-Dade County, the results of which will determine the future of current county mayor Carlos Alvarez.
He’s about 4-feet tall, but he’s become one of the biggest stars of the Super Bowl.
Milwaukee-based paper the Journal Sentinel is in Dallas to cover the Packers’ eventual Super Bowl win over the Steelers.
When you are legitimately angry with a colleague, or even want to playfully banter with him, you might have the urge to flip said colleague “the bird.” But if you’re a TV anchor delivering a report live and you decide to engage in such an action, you might want to […]
A large chunk of the nation is currently getting hammered by snow and ice.