An anti-domestic violence PSA will air during the Super Bowl this Sunday, courtesy of the No More campaign and the National Football League, which donated its internal ad agency to create the spot and, according to the Wall Street Journal, half a minute of air time on NBC, "where ad time costs roughly $4.5 million for 30 seconds." No More is billing it as the first of its kind.
My latest at the National Interest takes a look at the three most effective air forces flown by Asian countries: B ut effective air forces need more than flashy fighters. They need transport aircraft that can provide strategic and tactical airlift, and Aerial Early Warning (AEW) planes that can maintain surveillance and control of the […]
Pentagon chief Chuck Hagel said it is “going to be very difficult” to close the controversial US prison at Guantanamo Bay by the end of President Barack Obama’s term in two years. In an interview with National Public Radio that aired Monday, Hagel also acknowledged that he had...
The 63rd Miss Universe pageant scored big gains in the Fast National ratings for Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, doubling its audience from the most recent broadcast in November 2013 (which aired on a Saturday). The pageant carried NBC to a win...Show More Summary
Over the last 50 years, the National Football League on television has seen many changes. Back in 1964, only one network aired the NFL while another network aired the rival American Football League games. Going into 1964, CBS had completed a two-year contract to air the NFL for $9.3 million. Show More Summary
The recovered QZ8501 'black box' at an air base in Kalimantan. (REUTERS/Darren Whiteside.) When Indonesia's new president Jokowi pledged to strengthen the nation's focus on maritime affairs in his inaugural address in October last year, he could not have anticipated that the first test at sea would come from a disaster involving an aircraft. Show More Summary
I recently wrote about the United States Air Force's files regarding their investigation of UFOs, Project Blue Book, and how they have become more accessible. The news regarding these files has become a big national story, albeit much...Show More Summary
At a time when Super Bowl commercials are getting a great deal of attention, the National Congress of American Indians and the Oneida Indian Nation have released a commercial that the NFL would never permit to air during one of its games. That commercial, called “Take It Away,” shows a highlight of Washington quarterback Robert…
A new report from Earthworks shines a light on air pollution, including methane leaks, from oil and gas wells in California, the nation's third largest oil producing state in 2013 – highlighting the ways that potentially toxic gasesShow More Summary
Chinese director Jia Zhangke, a bête noir of censors whose socially conscious films have tackled issues of modernization, globalization, violence and alienated youth – has now turned his lens, briefly, on the country’s air pollution problem.
People demonstrate in front of the National Congress in Buenos Aires against the death of Argentine public prosecutor Alberto Nisman, who was found shot dead this weekend, just days after accusing President Cristina Kirchner of obstructing a probe into a 1994 Jewish center bombing. Nisman, 51, who was just hours away from testifying at a […]
Usually suspended from the rafters of the Boeing Milestones of Flight Hall at the National Air and Space Museum, safely away from the grubby hands of curious spectators, the trusty stead that delivered Lindberg across the Atlantic on his record breaking solo flight has been lowered for some much needed attention. Read more...
PBS' Frontline is responding to criticism of its recent documentary about the National Rifle Association by misrepresenting the arguments made by progressives in order to dismiss them. On January 6, Frontline aired Gunned Down: The Power...Show More Summary
“LIVE with Kelly and Michael” will continue its awards season tradition with the fourth edition of “LIVE’s After Oscar® Show,” airing live in national syndication on Monday, February 23, 2015, at 9:00 a.m., ET.
Shred. Big air. Gnarly alley-oop backside rodeo nosegrab. Yeah, the Winter X Games have a language all to themselves. Increasingly, the highly acclaimed extreme winter sports competition and festival -- which takes place this weekend in Aspen, Colo. Show More Summary
Ultra Hot Model Charlotte McKinney's Carl's Jr. Burger chain ad won't air outside of the western half of the nation. The collective boo is overwhelming. But there is plenty of Charlotte to see as you may notice below. The Florida model known for her Guess ads is sure to create a stir on social media. But Super Bowl ads are just that social media bombs designed to stir it up.
Looking at China's recent surge of toxic smog, it's clear the nation's air pollution crisis isn't going away any time soon. Now we have some fresh statistics that reveal the extent of the problem. New rankings released today by Greenpeace...Show More Summary
Launched four years ago by 20 participating nations, the European Air Transport Fleet (EATF) partnership has now entered its second phase. The initiative is expected to grow based on the building blocks that have already been put in place. With […]
The proliferation of small, relatively inexpensive unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) presents the Federal Aviation Administration with a challenge in identifying people who don't follow the rules of the air or who endanger the nation's airspace. So, the agency is asking law enforcement for help. Read more...
New technology will make it easier for air traffic control to prioritize certain flights over others. Richard Deakin, the chief executive of National Air Traffic Services (NATS), said the introduction of remote technology, sensors and infrared cameras would increase the amount of data air controllers received from flights, The Sunday Times reported. Show More Summary