For several years during World War II, a branch of the Japanese Imperial Army known as Unit 731 operated a vast biological and chemical research program in the Chinese province of Manchuria. The Japanese researchers conducted blood-curdling experiments on Chinese … Continue reading ?
Posted by news intern Ansel Herz Happy Haitian Flag Day: Today marks the anniversary of the day the Haitian flag was created by Jean Jacques Dessalines, the Haitian leader who defeated Napoleon's armies and tore out the white from the French flag. Show More Summary
In the long history of donkey fellation, Larry Abramson's piece on NPR celebrating the Israeli army as a rite of passage for minorities should win a prize
This week in the world of cartoons, the Decepticons take a cue from the Galactic Empire and begin cloning armies to fight the Autobots, Finn and Jake give up on their vocal cords, one of the regulars on Regular Show is in health trouble, and we take an advanced look at a new Disney/Marvel release. Read more...
18 May 2013 Over the last twelve years of war, our Army has demonstrated exceptional competence, courage, and resiliency in adapting to the demands of war and accomplishing the mission. Today, however, the Army is failing in its efforts to combat sexual assault and sexual harassment. Show More Summary
I’m sure you remember this guy, Kenneth Crocheron, the ass monkey who dressed up in that clown suit to impress his neighbors. His knowledge of the Army Regulation 670-1 Wear and Appearance of the Army Uniform exceeded all of our collective knowledge. Well, Mary sent us his FOIA last night and it might explain why. [...]
The day's top stories in social media and technology for 5/17: Syrian Electronic Army Hacks Financial Times, social media and soldiers, social media may come back to haunt HS athletes, CA school system blames social media for potential...Show More Summary
Underlining growing concerns over friction between Jerusalem and Damascus, the highly-respected former head of the Israeli army’s Military Intelligence hierarchy on Friday compared current Israeli-Syrian tensions to the strains thatShow More Summary
UN says town of Pibor has been destroyed, between fighting and looting, by rebels and army soldiers alike.
How does the US Army train soldiers for guerrilla combat in cities and villages they’ve never visited? By building replicas of those villages, training a force of fake “insurgents” and hiring actors to populate the scenes. Welcome to Fort Irwin, a 2590km² US Army base where many soldiers train before deploying overseas. More »
Boston straight edge hardcore kids create a mini army of angry youth!
iOS devices are in the army now, Intel’s former CEO recounts his Apple misstep, and Apple’s got its work cut out for its WWDC keynote. The remainders for Friday, May 17, 2013 lead the way. Apple Mobile Devices Approved for Use on U.S. Show More Summary
Irish soldiers who left their army to join the fight against Hitler and Nazism and suffered a lifetime of ostracism are being pardoned, as the Irish parliament has passed an amnesty on the thousands of troops. Defence Minister Alan Shatter...Show More Summary
How does the Army train soldiers for guerrilla combat in cities and villages they've never visited? By building replicas of those villages, training a force of fake "insurgents," and hiring actors to populate the scenes. Welcome to Fort Irwin, a 1,000-square mile Army Base where many soldiers train before deploying overseas. Read more...
This has apparently been one of their favorite things for a while now. It's not exactly "I Don't Know But I've Been Told," and you probably wouldn't want to call a bunch of armed Russians "nerds...
The President appoints an army general to take control of the drug cartel-ravaged region.
An insightful article by Amy Showalter. She notes the conventional media narrative is "NRA has lots of political money with which to scare politicians," but that's not the key. Keys are things like armies of well-informed volunteers, face to face...
Authorities are investigating whether a body recovered in the brush near Modjeska Canyon in Orange County is that of a 36-year-old Army veteran who has been missing since May 2. [ more › ]
LONDON (AP) — A clutch of blogs and Twitter accounts maintained by the Financial Times were hacked Friday, the latest in a series of cyberattacks claimed by the Syrian Electronic Army, a pro-government group which often attacks media organizations it sees as sympathetic to the country’s rebels. Show More Summary
Thousands of men rally in Jerusalem against plans to enrol them into military, saying it would harm their way of life.