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Can next-generation bomb 'sniffing' technology outdo dogs on explosives detection?

The Conversation US | Posted 07.12.2016 | Technology
The Conversation US

David Atkinson, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory With each terrorist attack on another airport, train station or other public space, the urgenc...

Fearless Is as Fearless Does -- The Journey of Marine Sgt. Rob Jones

Shandra Carlson | Posted 04.01.2017 | Healthy Living
Shandra Carlson

Having the incredible opportunity to hear Rob talk, I quickly picked up on his hard-won wisdom, gained from fearless acts performed on a daily basis. Acts most of us can't fathom. I am honored to share some of our conversation with you.

The Military Is Burning Awful Explosive Stuff Out in the Open

Evaggelos Vallianatos | Posted 01.13.2017 | Politics
Evaggelos Vallianatos

In early 2015, I received a call from Mark Toohey, Juvenile Judge in Kingsport, Tennessee. He had just read my book, "Poison Spring: The Secret Histor...

Flammable or Inflammable

William B. Bradshaw | Posted 07.03.2013 | Business
William B. Bradshaw

"Inactive" means not active; ""incapable" means not capable; "inseparable" means not separable; and on and on the examples go. It doesn't make sense that "inflammable" means flammable. But we need to keep in mind that it's not always easy to translate one language accurately into another.

School Killings: Why Have We Learned Nothing in 85 Years?

Dan R. Fink | Posted 02.22.2013 | Politics
Dan R. Fink

I have wondered for decades why the incident in which my great-uncle was murdered is simply called a "disaster" in the popular media, while more recent events are called "massacres," "mass killings," "killing sprees," "mass murders," "rampage killings" and such.

WATCH: Taylor Morris, Quadruple Amputee, Dances With Girlfriend

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 09.17.2012 | Impact

Taylor Morris and Danielle Kelly's love story is a captivating one: Morris was hit by an explosive device while serving in Afghanistan and became one ...

Andrea Stone

Homeland Security Trade Show Deserted Even As Industry Keeps On Growing | Andrea Stone | Posted 05.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- More than a decade after 9/11, it isn't easy to stage a "first-of-its-kind" event centered on homeland security and counterterrorism. ...

PHOTOS: Meticulous Removal Of Land Mines

Posted 01.18.2012 | World

Past conflicts between Ecuador and Peru have left the landscape dotted with mines, and their removal is risky business. This important job is done by ...

Luke Stillman, 16, Injured By Bomb Bought Online

PA | Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.24.2012 | Home

Police are investigating after a teenager suffered burns to his hands when a "deactivated" mortar shell he bought on the internet blew up in his hands...

Cops: Man Threatened To Put Pipe Bomb In 2-Year-Old's Bedroom

Posted 10.15.2011 | Chicago

A suburban Chicago man appeared in DuPage County Court Friday on explosives charges, with authorities claiming that he threatened to bomb the bedroom ...

Our Own Private Mumbai

Cliff Schecter | Posted 08.05.2011 | Politics
Cliff Schecter

There is nothing as stark as seeing a video where a leader of a murderous group of thugs is able to announce the intention to use our own lack of common sense laws against us.

Online Videos Lead Cops To Teen's Explosives

Huntley, IL Patch | Gloria Casas | Email the Author | March 31, 2011 | Posted 06.01.2011 | Chicago

An online video of a 14-year-old making explosive devices _ like M-80s _led police to a home in the Georgian Place Subdivision Thursday where the devi...

Israelis Develop Bomb-Sniffing Mice (VIDEO)

Keith Thomson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Keith Thomson

2011-02-16-mouse.jpgFirst it was spy vultures, weaponized sharks and jellyfish. Now Palestinian media have accused Israel of loosing genetically engineered rodents.

Cops Seize Fireworks And Explosives Capable Of Leveling An Entire City Block

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

After making one arrest following the seizure of fireworks and explosive chemicals powerful enough "to level an entire city block," Cook County sherif...

FBI Refuses to Put Republicans on Terrorist Watch, For Now

Norm Stamper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Norm Stamper

The Republican Party may have dodged a bullet when the FBI announced it had no plans, "at this time," to put the party on its Terrorist Watch List. But some members are none too happy about the slight.

Will the TSA React Smartly or Foolishly?

Philip G. Baker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Philip G. Baker

With the recent terror plot foiled on the flight from Amsterdam to Detroit, let's see if our government officials react sensibly or foolishly. If their past actions are an example, I'm not hopeful.

Police Seize Rocket Launcher, TNT In Raid

STNG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Explosives, one live rocket launcher, a cache of guns, marijuana and cocaine were confiscated Wednesday from a home in unincorporated Antioch, and a f...

Will Friday Sermons Condemn Jihadist Plot to Blow Up New York Synagogues?

Rabbi Abraham Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rabbi Abraham Cooper

When Obama expands the limits of dialogue, the first red line he must draw is against the poison of state-sanctioned bigotry that is spawning not only hatred but criminal violence.

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....