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Laser Weapons Could Be Closer Than You Think

Finally, the laser weapons we saw in Star Wars are closer to reality than ever before, and they could change everything we know about fighting a war.

04/13/2015

Meteor Sighting Map From American Meteor Society (http://www.amsmeteors.org)

Did You See The Meteor? Brilliant Chrome, Red, Green Fireball Blazes Through Bay Area Skies Saturday

What appears to be a meteor blazed over the North Bay midday Saturday creating a frenzy of excited tweets and blog posts, and triggering calls to 9-1-1 dispatchers reporting what looked like a possible aircraft going down.

02/02/2015

Image of Karlijn Keijzer posted to the Indiana University Twitter account. (Indiana University)

Indiana University Student Among Malaysia Plane Crash Victims

Indiana University says a graduate student from the Netherlands is among those killed when a Malaysian jetliner was shot down over Ukraine.

07/18/2014

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Around 100 Attendees Heading To Australia AIDS Conference Among Victims Of Downed Malaysia Airlines Flight

About 100 of the passengers on the Malaysia Airlines flight that was shot down over the Ukraine on Thursday were reportedly AIDS scientists and researchers heading to Australia for a conference.

07/17/2014

Facebook Post From Cor Pan Regarding Malaysian Flight MH17 (Credit Cor Pan Facebook Account)

Passenger Posts Facebook Photo Of Malaysian Flight MH17 As Joking Reference To MH370 Before Taking Off

A photo apparently taken Thursday morning at Amsterdam’s airport and posted to Facebook appears to be a joke made as a passenger boarded Malaysia Flight MH17, writing in rough translation, “If my plane disappears, here’s what it looks like,” in reference to Malaysia Airlines’ other tragedy, the disappearance of flight MH370.

07/17/2014

(Littlefield Tank Collection, Auctions America)

SCUD Missile Launchers, Tanks, Howitzers, In Bay Area Auction

In the market for a tank, armoured bridge carrier, amphibious jeep, or maybe a SCUD missile launcher, complete with attached missile? They can be yours, for a few thousand dollars or up to a few million dollars as the Military Vehicle Technology Foundation auctions off 200 military vehicles from the Littlefield collection, including historic vehicles and armaments from both sides of nearly every armed conflict in the last century.

07/01/2014

An unidentified missile flies over Los Angeles Monday evening. (CBS)

Pentagon, NASA Say ‘Mystery Missile’ Was Airplane Vapor Trail

Both the Pentagon and NASA concluded Wednesday that an airplane and not a missile launch was the likely cause of a large vapor trail in the skies off Southern California’s coast earlier this week.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–11/10/2010

An unidentified missile flies over Los Angeles Monday evening. (CBS)

Pentagon Can’t Explain ‘Missile’ Off California Coast

The Pentagon said Tuesday it did not know what created a vapor trail that crossed the skies off the Southern California coast and resembled a missile launch.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–11/09/2010