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What My Grandfather Taught Me About Strategy

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 06.12.2014 | College
The University of Central Florida Forum

My grandfather was also a naval officer, Class of 1922, U.S. Naval Academy. I became a fan of naval strategy thanks to him. To paraphrase Mark Twain: I learned how much my grandfather knew long after he taught me many life lessons.

Interview: Richard Ayoade Seeing Double

Marshall Fine | Posted 07.20.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Gloomy, claustrophobic and haunting, Richard Ayoade's second film, The Double, has been described by some as a dark comedy, a label that leaves Ayoade scratching his distinctive head.

Week in Film: Neighbors, Chef and more

Marshall Fine | Posted 07.09.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Neighbors may not be a particularly well-thought-out film (huge third-act problems). But it has some of the biggest sustained laughs of the summer.

Nuclear Death, Warmed Over

Jon Wolfsthal | Posted 03.10.2014 | Politics
Jon Wolfsthal

The cold war is over is long gone, but the nuclear triad remains. And now, as the nuclear weapons built and deployed in the 1980s reach the end of their operational lives, the government is planning to not only maintain these weapons, but to build their replacements.

Sleep Underwater in Baltimore

Andrea Poe | Posted 02.05.2014 | Travel
Andrea Poe

Visitors to the city almost always find their way to the Inner Harbor to stroll, dine and cruise along the waterfront. Recently, two innovative programs at the Inner Harbor have made it possible to explore the waterfront in a whole new way -- by spending the night under the water.

World War II Mystery Finally Resolved, 2,300 Feet Below Water

Posted 12.03.2013 | World

After more than half a century, a mystery of military history has finally been resolved. Researchers at the University of Hawaii and the National ...

New Sub's Giant 'Eye' To Probe Deep Ocean Mysteries

LiveScience | Megan Gannon | Posted 10.15.2013 | Science

A manned submersible named Cyclops is being built to dive nearly 2 miles (3 kilometers) below the ocean's surface, deeper than most existing subs, an...

This Underwater Airplane Is Unlike Any Other Submarine

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.23.2013 | Technology

It all started with a little crab. While conducting tests with a conventional submersible that crawled on the bottom of the sea, ocean engineer Gra...

How to Launch a 13-Ton Submarine, Part 1

Craig Musburger | Posted 11.12.2013 | Science
Craig Musburger

When word comes from the deep that the sub is done with its work and is returning to the surface, the LRT divers suit back up and reverse the process -- essentially landing the sub on the barge underwater like a fighter jet hitting the deck of an aircraft carrier.

Navy Drops Plans To Repair Sub

AP | DAVID SHARP | Posted 10.06.2013 | Politics

PORTLAND, Maine — The Navy has decided to scrap the USS Miami instead of repairing the nuclear-powered submarine because of budget cuts accompan...

You Could Sleep Where?

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 06.17.2013 | Travel

Underwater hotels have been the talk of extreme vacationing for a few years now, with new visions of aquatic resorts surfacing each year. From the...

This Teenager Built A Submarine

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 05.29.2013 | Technology

Have we found the next tech millionaire genius? Just one week after high-school dropout David Karp sold his start-up Tumblr for $1 billion cash to ...

Will Her Plane Finally Be Found?

Sun Sentinel | KEN KAYE | Posted 02.27.2013 | Miami

They are among aviation's greatest mysteries, vanishing decades ago without a trace. But experts say technology now exists to find both Flight 19, th...

Lessons From A Little Yellow Submarine

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 02.13.2013 | Education
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Photo Credit: Steve Moore -CSUMB Sub piliot, Erika Bergman, leads divers below the decks. By Denise Tejada and Ike Sriskandarajah On a foggy night...

Iran Launches New Warships

AP | Posted 11.28.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Iran -- Iran's state TV is showcasing additions to its Navy including a missile-launching warship around the size of a frigate. Navy official...

U.S. Navy Tests New Kind Of Drones

AP | MICHAEL MELIA | Posted 10.07.2012 | Technology

NEWPORT, Rhode Island (AP) — Just beneath the placid, sailboat-dotted surface of Narragansett Bay, torpedo-shaped vehicles spin and pivot to their o...

Deep-Diving Submersible Puts U.S. Record At Risk

Posted 06.12.2012 | Science

By: Andrea Mustain, OurAmazingPlanet Staff Writer Published: 06/11/2012 03:26 PM EDT on OurAmazingPlanet China has announced that it is ready t...

Robot Submarine On Jupiter's Moon Is 'Holy Grail' In Search For Life

Posted 05.25.2012 | Science

By: Mike Wall Published: 03/23/2012 06:03 PM EDT on SPACE.com Sending a submarine to the bottom of the ocean on Jupiter's icy moon Europa is the m...

The 11 Best Films You May Have Missed In 2011

Leonard Maltin | Posted 02.25.2012 | Arts
Leonard Maltin

If you're a discerning moviegoer who lives in a community with a specialty theater (or art house, as we used to call them), you may have seen some of the titles on my list. But there are some smaller, more offbeat pictures, that fly under the radar of even avid film buffs.

The 11 Best Films You May Have Missed In 2011

Leonard Maltin | Posted 02.25.2012 | Arts
Leonard Maltin

If you're a discerning moviegoer who lives in a community with a specialty theater (or art house, as we used to call them), you may have seen some of the titles on my list. But there are some smaller, more offbeat pictures, that fly under the radar of even avid film buffs.

Russia's Disappearing Subs

Posted 12.04.2011 | World

By David Axe, The Diplomat A debate is raging over whether Russia will soon decommission its three gigantic Typhoon-class nuclear-powered bal...

Watch: Feds Seize Submarine With $180M of Cocaine

Posted 10.02.2011 | Crime

The U.S. coastguard intercepted a makeshift submarine carrying an estimated $180M of cocaine. The smugglers pulled the plug on the sub, but author...

A Glimpse Aboard One Of France's Silent But Deadly Nuclear Submarines

LeMonde/Worldcrunch | Nathalie Guibert | Posted 09.18.2011 | World

For France, nuclear deterrence is very much an underwater affair. At all times, one of the country’s four ballistic missile submarines quietly patro...

Honduras Catches Narco-Sub Smuggling Cocaine

AP | Posted 09.13.2011 | World

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras -- A Honduran patrol boat has located a semi-submersible craft used by drug traffickers to carry cocaine. Five crew members have...

Good Times for the Nuclear Weapons Budget

Benjamin Loehrke | Posted 09.13.2011 | Politics
Benjamin Loehrke

As the rest of Washington is bracing for cuts, the funding spigot for nuclear weapons and delivery systems is about to get thrown wide open. What does this say about our security priorities?