Category Archives: War

Two Weeks of Military Drills in Downtown LA

00 Residents in and around downtown Los Angeles could hear helicopters or other military aircraft over the coming days as Marines and sailors from Camp Pendleton train in preparation for a deployment. The training is part of a two-week military exercise that starts Friday and extends through Dec. 16 and involves about 2,400 members of… Read More »

Category: War

Unknown Cloud Seen from Space Station

00 Unknown Cloud Seen from Space Station Added by Kimberly Ruble on October 13, 2013. This weekend, an astronaut from Italy, Luca Parmitano, put some very strange photographs upon his account at Twitter which had been taken from the International Space Station. They showed what appeared to be some sort of unknown cloud that was… Read More »

President Obama and Iranian President Discuss Nukes by Phone

00 It’s the First Time the Heads of the Two Countries Spoke Since 1979 President Obama spoke by phone today with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani about ongoing efforts to reach an agreement over Iran’s nuclear program, the first time the heads of these two countries have had direct communications since 1979. “While there will surely… Read More »

Yes, atomic bomb that fell in US almost went off, says document

00 An H-bomb that accidentally plunged into a North Carolina field in 1961 came far too close to actually exploding, according to a secret document newly published by the Guardian. “Yeah. It would have been bad news – in spades.” Newly declassified documents are on everyone’s mind these days … the Guardian reports that the… Read More »

Indian submarine INS Sindhurakshak catches fire, sinks

00 AN Indian navy submarine with about 18 sailors on board has caught fire after an explosion and sunk at its home port in Mumbai. Efforts were being made to ascertain the safety of the personnel and salvage the diesel- and electricity-powered submarine, navy spokesman Narendra Vispute said. Indian news channel NDTV said a loud… Read More »

FAA Predicts 10,000 Drones Could Be In the Skies By 2020

00   Image of a low tech drone control solution via http://www.democraticunderground.com/1002674703 The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) predicts 10,000 commercial drones could be in the skies by 2020 after guidelines are approved. For now, Congress has€ asked the FAA to write regulations on civil operation of small unmanned aircraft systems in the national airspace and submit… Read More »