army

climate change

Framing Climate Change as a 'National Security Threat' Is Dangerous

Understanding climate change as a national security threat putting “military readiness” at risk postures refugees as a threat and the U.S. military as threatened.
Caroline Haskins
5.17.19
Munchies

Man Acquitted on Charges He Tried to Fatten Himself Up with Fried Chicken to Avoid Army Service

Prosecutors argued that the 22-year-old Korean man intentionally gorged himself on chicken and booze before his physical exam.
Jelisa Castrodale
4.15.19
war

The US Army Somehow Thought This Rap Recruitment Video Was a Good Idea

'Uniform: paid for. Electric bill: paid for. Water bill: paid for.'
Justin Caffier
2.27.19
future guns

Army Eyes New ‘Ribbon-Gun’ Rifle That Fires Four Rounds at a Time

The L4 is just one of several gun designs the ground-combat branch has considered in recent years as it attempts to replace older weapons.
David Axe
10.11.18
Tedium

The Military-Industrial Complex Roots of GPS

The evolution of the global positioning system, the greatest non-internet idea to come out of the Space Race, and why the military initially hobbled it.
Ernie Smith
3.13.18
Comics!

'Wake,' Today's Comic by Penelope Gazin

Sweetie goes on a strange and epic journey to unleash her inner strength, free an army, and reclaim her throne.
Penelope Gazin
2.21.18
major laser

The US Navy Bought Its First Big Laser Cannon

New, drone-frying weapon could go to sea in 2020.
David Axe
2.7.18
Not a Drill

Russia Is Deploying Anti-Aircraft Missiles to Defend Its Arctic Oil Claims

The surface-to-air system is built for cold and can shoot down cruise missiles in the rapidly warming, potentially oil-rich Far North.
David Axe
1.3.18
On Edge

Neighborhoods Need to Be Designed More Like Military Bases

Bases are now built with a focus on mental health.
Emily Cassel
12.4.17
Fast Food Week

How US Army Technology Gave Rise to the McRib

The US Army pioneered restructured meats in the 1960s, and that technology found its way into beloved fast food menu staples.
Anastacia Marx de Salcedo
11.24.17
All Fronts

The US Army’s Robot Revolution Has Stalled

Following a high-profile screw-up in Iraq a decade ago, the Army has been reluctant to deploy armed ground robots.
David Axe
11.16.17
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

RNC ditches Roy Moore, Australia votes in favor of marriage equality, Sessions admits being told Trump aide had Kremlin ties, and more.
VICE Staff
11.15.17
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