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Curious About Quantum Physics? Read These 10 Articles!

Steve Mariotti | Posted 09.21.2014 | Science
Steve Mariotti

I've been fascinated by quantum physics since I was five. I have even written here about my enchantment with Bell's Theorem (see the article here). My...

U.S. To Sell $10.8 Billion In Missiles To Gulf Allies

Agence France Presse | | Posted 12.17.2013 | World

The Pentagon said Thursday it plans to sell Washington's Gulf allies Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates $10.8 billion worth of missiles and mun...

Flavor Bombs: The Ultimate Flavor Enhancer

Jeffrey de Picciotto | Posted 07.22.2013 | Taste
Jeffrey de Picciotto

No MSG allowed.

The Dog That Stood in a Landmine Field, and the Cow With the Saddest Eyes

Rym Tina Ghazal | Posted 12.19.2012 | Green
Rym Tina Ghazal

Not long ago, there were people who feared the camera, believing it to be 'a tool of the devil.' They feared this 'evil instrument' that captures and ...

Sheldon Siegel's Latest Bombastic Book

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 12.11.2012 | Books
Jackie K. Cooper

This new novel by Siegel is action packed from beginning to end. A "terrorist" is striking fear in the heart of Chicago by placing bombs in cars and then detonating them with cell phones.

Spending Billions on B-61 Nuclear Bomb Upgrades Doesn't Make Sense

Mia Steinle | Posted 10.23.2012 | Politics
Mia Steinle

The B-61 refurbishment could end up being a colossal waste of money, and it shouldn't fall squarely on the shoulders of U.S. taxpayers.

Nearly 50 Bombs Found In Car During Routine Traffic Stop

Aaron Sankin | Posted 02.23.2012 | San Francisco

There's a pretty standard list of illegal things most police officers expect to find in someone's car when making a routine traffic stop--open contain...

Bomb Explodes Outside Indian Court

AP | MUNEEZA NAQVI | Posted 11.06.2011 | World

NEW DELHI — A briefcase bomb tore through a crowd of people waiting to enter a New Delhi courthouse, killing 11 people and wounding scores more ...

Libyan Rebels Battle for Brega

Chris Weigant | Posted 09.19.2011 | World
Chris Weigant

Whoever controls Brega will control the oil the town can ship out, which would be a huge source of income for the rebels. In the end, this war may wind up being one of attrition.

UK Spies Replace Terrorists' Online Bomb Instructions With Cupcake Recipe

AP | By PAISLEY DODDS | Posted 11.19.2012 | Home

LONDON -- Britain's spy agencies have a new message for terrorists: make cupcakes, not war. Intelligence agents managed to hack into the extremist ...

Why America Slept

Reverend Billy | Posted 05.29.2011 | Impact
Reverend Billy

America was sleeping deeply, in a dream whose creators were hiding inside skyscrapers with smoked glass.

Courthouse Guards Miss Mock Bombs

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A $370 million program run by the U.S. Marshals Service to protect federal courthouses failed to detect mock explosive devices sent to several offices...

Baghdad Blasts Kill Scores, Over 200 Hundred Wounded

AP | REBECCA SANTANA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — Rapid-fire bombings and mortar strikes killed 76 people and wounded more than 200 across Baghdad's myriad neighborhoods Tuesday, demon...

Rats & Land Mines: Colombia Teaches Rodents To Sniff Out Explosives

The Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Early next year, anti-narcotics police will begin deploying squads of rats to sniff out land mines in remote areas of Colombia where leftist rebels an...

Misunderstanding Terrorism, Misrepresenting Islam

Louis Klarevas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Louis Klarevas

This weekend, the FBI arrested a man for planting what he thought was an improvised explosive device outside Wrigley Field in Chicago. Sami Samir Hass...

The F Word: Time to Declare Global War on Flooding

Laura Flanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Flanders

The flooding in Pakistan has displaced 2 million people, killed at least 1600 and affected 14 million. It should be affecting all of us. A disaster o...

Power Plant Attacked In Russia, 2 Killed

AP | SERGEI VENYAVSKY | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia — Two carloads of assailants attacked a hydroelectric station in southern Russia early Wednesday, killing two workers and ...

Bombing on the Analysis of the Times Square Bomb Plot

Louis Klarevas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Louis Klarevas

The failure of Shahzad's plot serves as a reminder that the capabilities available to terrorists seeking to harm us are drastically limited. This lesson seems to have been lost on the plethora of terrorism "experts" that took to the airwaves this week.

Australian House Booby-Trapped With 50 Fake Bombs

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SYDNEY — A Sydney bomb squad evacuated neighbors and sent in robots to clear dozens of suspected explosives strewn about the house of a man who ...

Pune Bakery Blast Kills 8 In India

AP | ASHOK SHARMA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

NEW DELHI — A bomb detonated in a crowded bakery popular with foreigners in western India killing nine people and wounding 57, officials said Su...

15-Year-Old Accused Of Planning Columbine-Style School Massacre

AP | Posted 06.08.2012 | New York

MONROE, N.Y. -- A 15-year-old boy accused of stockpiling gasoline, propane and a machete for a planned school attack on the anniversary of the Columbi...

Najibullah Zazi: Terror Suspect Was 'The Donut Guy'

nytimes.com | MICHAEL WILSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

For years, he was a fixture in Lower Manhattan, as regular as the sunrise. Every morning, Najibullah Zazi would be there on Stone Street with his past...

Terror Attack Was Planned For 9/11

AP | IVAN MORENO and P. SOLOMON BANDA | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

DENVER — An Afghan immigrant was on the verge of unleashing a terrorist attack on New York City on the Sept. 11 anniversary but was scared off a...

Bombs will kill women in Afghanistan

Robert Greenwald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Greenwald

Self immolation is a method of suicide by lighting oneself on fire and has reached epidemic levels amongst women in Afghanistan.

Possible ETA Bomb Factory, Hundreds Of Kilos Of Explosives Found In France

BBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

French police have found hundreds of kilos of bomb-making ingredients in a garage in the south-eastern city of Grenoble, officials say....