A Lockheed Martin F-35B Short Takeoff/Vertical Landing (STOVL) Lightning II test aircraft recently completed the first-ever Vertical Takeoff (VTO) on May 10. VTOs are one of the many capabilities required for the fielding an F-35B aircraft. While not a combat capability, VTOs are required for repositioning of the STOVL in environments where a jet could [...]
For the first time ever, a production Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II has performed a vertical takeoff (VTO) maneuver, followed by a short hover at low altitude and vertical landing. Though the US Marines had required such a function...Show More Summary
As NewsBusters has reported over the years, America's media love to hype every serious weather event. On Monday, shortly after an F4 tornado demolished the town of Moore, Oklahoma, MSNBC's Martin Bashir called it "perhaps the worst tornado in the history of the planet" (video follows with transcript and commentary, file photo): read more
Heidi Klum dons a shimmering black dress while attending the 2013 Toys”R”Us Children’s Fund Gala on Thursday (May 16) in New York City. The 39-year-old America’s Got Talent judge was joined by Martin Short and Steve Martin. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Heidi Klum The Toys”R”Us Children’s Fund Gala raised more than $4.5 [...]
PT Anderson's adaptation of Thomas Pynchon's 'Inherent Vice' has cast Oscar-winner Reese Witherspoon, comedy legend Martin Short, and 'Sucker Punch' star Jena Malone.
After assembling a superteam of Hollywood’s shaggiest, frequently stewed male actors for its stoner detective story, Paul Thomas Anderson’s Inherent Vice has also stirred the increasingly potent Reese Witherspoon into the mix. Anderson...Show More Summary
The last name to join Paul Thomas Anderson's adaptation of Thomas Pynchon's book Inherent Vice was Owen Wilson, but now a trio of co-stars have just been added to the comedic detective story. Deadline has word that Reese WitherspoonShow More Summary
Paul Thomas Anderson has a habit of getting his stars Oscar nominations, so it’s no wonder he’s got some big names interested in his next project Inherent Vice. Reese Witherspoon has just boarded the Thomas Pynchon adaptation, joining Joaquin Phoenix, Owen Wilson, and Benicio Del Toro. Jena Malone and Martin Short round out the cast. [...]
Joining Phoenix, Del Toro, and Wilson.
Comedian and actor Martin Short announced Sunday that he is writing a memoir to be published in the fall of 2014. The book will chronicle Short’s career in show business, including his time with Canadian comedy show Second City Television and Saturday Night Live. The memoir will also cover...
Giant robo-ape see, giant robo-ape do in this animated short from Andrew Martin. Read more...
Why Watch? Magically engaging and beautifully surreal, this short film from Martin Rosete begins with a narrator explaining that you’re an astronaut on an alien world with only a few minutes of oxygen left and an escape pod to get to. Show More Summary
Comedian Martin Short is writing a memoir for Harper to be released in the fall of 2014. In an announcement from his publisher, Short said the book was not yet titled. "I haven't named my book yet, but I'm toying with the title, 'If I'd Saved, I Wouldn't Be Writing This,'" he quipped.
Sources say that test pilots at NAS Patuxent River, Maryland, performed the first Lockheed Martin F-35B Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) vertical take-off on 10 May. The US Marine Corps' short take-off vertical landing (STOVL) variant has always had a requirement to perform vertical take-offs right from he outset of the JSF programme. Show More Summary
Enemy rockets go up. ADAM makes'em go down... safely and in a grand explosion of fire. That's the name of Lockheed Martin's Area Defense Anti-Munitions system, or badass laser for short (to us, anyway), created to intercept and "negate" airborne rockets and drones. Show More Summary
Submitted by Martin Sibileau of A View From The Trenches blog, I want to offer today an historical perspective on the favorite liquidity injection tool: Currency swaps. These coordinated interventions are not a solution to the crashes, but their cause, within a game of chicken and egg. Show More Summary
I feel like these photos, or photos similar to these photos, pop up online every now and again, but maybe you’d like to take a look at them now? They’re behind the scenes photos from Empire Strikes Back! -Pajiba Martin Short appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live last night and was wonderful, no duh. -JimmyKimmelLive Can you [...]
Newest Detroit Tiger, Martin Short 1:17 Martin Short joins the Tigers as their new closer. Submitted by: Funny Or Die Chosen Keywords: newest detroit tigers tiger tigers player baseball ball pitcher batter catcher forgotten harvest martin short martin short closer pitching fastball strike out strikes balls baseball stadium Views: 0
People magazine just named Gwyneth Paltrow 2013's "World's Most Beautiful Woman " — even though her husband Chris Martin is " used to seeing me in baggy shorts and frizzy hair." There was a secret "American Idol" plot to replace Mariah...Show More Summary
Strong earnings from a range of U.S. companies are driving stock prices higher in the early going on Wall Street. Coach, Travelers and Lockheed Martin were among the winners shortly after the opening bell after the companies reported better results than analysts were expecting. Show More Summary