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21st century

  1. Grey Havoc

    Ben Bova passes away

    http://up-ship.com/blog/?p=45038 https://www.tor.com/2020/11/30/legendary-science-fiction-author-ben-bova-has-passed-at-the-age-of-88/ The hits still just keep coming as 2020 draws to a close. Rest In Peace. :(
  2. Grey Havoc

    Gracias Diego

    2020, the year that just keeps giving: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/football/2020/11/25/diego-maradona-dead-aged-60-according-reports-argentina/ https://www.telegraph.co.uk/obituaries/2020/11/25/diego-maradona-one-greatest-footballers-game-has-ever-seen/...
  3. Grey Havoc

    The return of Vinyl records

    Thought we already had a thread touching on this general subject, but could not find it for the life of me. https://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-54904756
  4. Grey Havoc

    The smallest active duty vessel in the USN?

    https://www.popularmechanics.com/military/navy-ships/a33766522/tiny-boat-smallest-ship-us-navy/ View: https://www.reddit.com/r/interestingasfuck/comments/ifa0ns/the_smallest_activeduty_vessel_mini_tug_of_the/
  5. Grey Havoc

    Bundeswehr G36 rifle replacement

    Though with the way things are going in Germany at the moment, this might ultimately end up in the Army Projects section! https://www.thefirearmblog.com/blog/2020/09/14/breaking-c-g-haenel-wins-tender-for-the-german-g36-successor/...
  6. Grey Havoc

    McKinley Climatic Laboratory

    View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Eavbt2GLRLg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/McKinley_Climatic_Laboratory
  7. Grey Havoc

    Sino-Russian new generation SSK project (2020)

  8. Mr London 24/7

    ‘Mad Max’ (US/RUS) Road Wars in Syria

    Only noticed these recently, ‘Mad Max’ style road wars have broken out in the last few months between US and Russian forces in Syria. Pretty harmless so far, bumping these massive armoured vehicles against one another. I’m sure others here will also find them interesting and (with a proper...
  9. Grey Havoc

    Reactive Stiffening Armor System

    In other words bulletproof vests utilising what is in effect ERA. o_O http://www.freepatentsonline.com/6474213.html https://www.wired.com/2009/03/extreme-protect/ Might work with armored NBC suits and even infantry exoskeleton systems. But tactical vests?! I think I might have heard about...
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    https://thetakeout.com/sturddlefish-scientists-accidentally-create-new-specie-1844466716 https://www.mdpi.com/2073-4425/11/7/753/htm
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  12. covert_shores

    Narco Submarines: Covert Shores Recognition Guide - H I Sutton, March 2020

    Amazon - https://www.amazon.com/Narco-Submarines-Covert-Shores-Recognition/dp/B086G11WMM My third book, this time attempting to make sense of the many and varied 'narco submarines' used by drug smugglers. Mostly between Colombia and Mexico, but also in the Atlantic. As well as piecing together...
  13. Grey Havoc

    Turns out that today's date is a palindrome (02/02/2020)

  14. Grey Havoc

    An alternative to Soylent Green?

    ;) https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-51019798
  15. Grey Havoc

    The United States Territory of Greenland?

    https://www.wsj.com/articles/trump-eyes-a-new-real-estate-purchase-greenland-11565904223 https://www.reuters.com/article/idUSS3N23B02I https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/15/us/politics/trump-greenland.html?searchResultPosition=1 https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-49367792