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Shootout in Garamba

On April 29th, the President of Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta, addressed the inaugural meeting of the Giants Club Summit, a conference held near Mount Kenya that is devoted to combatting the accelerated destruction of Africa’s elephants. Soaring...Show More Summary

Medieval Fight Club

2 months agoHumor / odd : Kottke.org

This is NUTS. The members of the Armored Combat League get dressed up in medieval armor and go at it, hard. Like full on with knives and axes and clubs. We've seen guys' fingers get cut off, we've seen guys' knees kicked in, we've seen...Show More Summary

Harlem Knight Fight Shows Off the Appeal of the Armored Combat League

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

In this short film, ‘Harlem Knight Fight’, Damion DiGrazia talks about a club that he joined: the New York chapter of the Armored Combat League, which looks like a sort of brutal medieval version of MMA fighting. Read more...

Bees take over flagstand in Xfinity Series practice (Video)

The flagstand can be a dangerous place. It's why the the person in charge of displaying the flags at NASCAR races wears a helmet. A helmet wouldn't have done much to combat the bees the flagstand at Auto Club Speedway got swarmed with on Friday. Show More Summary

U.S. Secretary of Defense: Kill ISIL with tech

The U.S. Department of Defense is rapidly ramping up its cyber efforts to combat the operations of terrorist organization ISIL, or ISIS. Speaking at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco, Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter yesterday described the importance of disrupting ISIL’s communications networks and their use of the Internet for propaganda and recruitment. “It’s the […]

MasterCard Will Soon Accept Selfies As Passwords

4 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : The Cut

MasterCard announced Monday that it will begin accepting selfies in lieu of passwords in order to combat identity theft. As the president of my own fan club, I couldn't be more pleased. Another excuse for me to look at myself? As my fellow millennials would say, "YAAAAS KWEEN SLAY!"The new... More »

Systemic Risk or Compartmentalized Recession?

Global economic fears and the proliferation of stock Bear markets have grown in recent months. The Bank of Japan (BOJ) has joined the negative interest rate club to combat a deflationary debt implosion as the deliberation of the...

Pat Robertson: Women in combat are ‘masochistic’ sexual deviants acting out ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’

5 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Televangelist Pat Robertson asserted this week that women who wanted to serve their country in combat roles were probably sexual deviants inspired by the movie “Fifty Shades of Grey.” On the Thursday edition of The 700 Club, Robertson asked co-host Wendy Griffith why women would want to...

Environmental Group Assails 'Polluter-Friendly' Obama Trade Deal

7 months agoNews : Huffington Post

WASHINGTON -- The Sierra Club on Wednesday released a report on the final text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, concluding that the landmark trade deal would be a significant setback in efforts to combat climate change and protect the environment. Show More Summary

Real Betis vs. Atletico Madrid: Team News, Preview, Live Stream, TV Info

All might not be rosy in the garden of Atletico Madrid, but Diego Simeone’s side resume club combat after the international break unbeaten in seven matches in all competitions. The 1-0 victory over Sporting Gijon achieved by a stoppage-time...Show More Summary

The Suffragettes Who Learned Martial Arts to Fight for Votes

Famous Bodyguard Edith Garrud demonstrates a jujitsu move on a policeman. (Photo: Tony Wolf/Public Domain) Beneath the folds of their Victorian dresses, the Suffrajitsus concealed wooden clubs—preparation for hand-to-hand combat with...Show More Summary

Sanda: China's Most Popular Combat Sport

Photo by Hotli Simanjuntak/EPA David Yoshida ended up at the Wangu Sanda club by accident. The initial goal was a teaching job in Japan to continue training the martial arts he had started at university in the UK. Finding a job in Japan proved difficult, but getting one teaching English in China took just a single day. Show More Summary

TV Club: Blindspot reveals its most regrettable tattoos yet

Jane Doe is more than meets the eye. In the figurative sense, what with the hidden array of combat, weapon, and language skills at her disposal, the dense tapestry of inked riddles on her body, and the dearth of information about her true identity. Show More Summary

Marruecos se une al selecto club de propietarios de carros de combate M-1 Abrams

Marruecos está a punto de convertirse en nuevo usuario mundial del principal carro de combate estadounidense, el M-1 Abrams. Y Rusia se valió de esta venta como excusa para alardear de sus misiles, y realizar una amenaza velada. En 2012 la agencia estadounidense de cooperación para la defensa y la...

This Drone Combat Champion Is Still in High School

Drone combat pro Kyle Ettinger went undefeated in his last tournament, knocking down the other teams’ drones one after another. He’s a drone fight club champion—and he’s only 15. Kyle picked up his first drone about two years ago while working at a hobby shop, and quickly became hooked. Show More Summary

3 Moves Yankees Can Make to Combat Lack of Trade-Deadline Activity

The Yankees were uncharacteristically quiet as the non-waiver trade deadline came and went. What moves can they still make to bolster their club? Bleacher Report's Scott Miller joins Kay Adams to discuss the Yankees in the video above. Read more MLB news on BleacherReport.com

The F-35 and the death of Dog-fighting

11 months agoIndustries / Military : OPFOR

From Richard Fernandez at the Belmont Club, comes an analysis on the F-35 and future air combat. The controversy surrounding the F-35 is fundamentally an extension of the debate over what a future fighter should be. Recently the aircraft made news when it was officially announced that the airframe couldn’t dogfight worth a damn. Show More Summary

Connected Bottle fights luxury piracy

12 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

The counterfeiting of goods is a major worldwide problem that affects everything from Rolex watches to corn flakes. The Rémy Martin Club Connected Bottle combats the problem using NFC technology to authenticate its upmarket contentsShow More Summary

Renzo Gracie injury cancels Matt Hughes rematch at ADCC 2015

The Abu Dhabi Combat Club (ADCC) Submission Wrestling World Championship, which takes place from Aug. 28-30, 2015, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, just lost its previously announced "super fight" between former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC)...Show More Summary

How UFC 188 Champion Fabricio Werdum Won Against Cain Velasquez

UFC 188 was one of the most anticipated mixed martial arts events in recent times. With Fabrício Werdum being an Abu Dhabi Combat Club World Heavyweight Champion, a European jiu-jitsu champion and two-time jiu-jitsu world champion, and...Show More Summary

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