The Newest Mars Base Concept Is a Giant Igloo at the Martian North Pole
A team of scientists at the École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne outline plans for a nine-month surface mission to the Martian North.
War Is Boring
The Navy’s First Carrier-Launched Drone Will Be a Flying Gas Tank
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The World’s Biggest Military Contractors Don’t Encrypt Their Websites
America’s largest defense contractors still don’t use HTTPS on their main websites.
Can a Pride Be Proud with Unethical Corporate Sponsorship?
An increasing bevy of activists say they can't—a conflict that's redefining the battleground of LGBTQ rights.
No Justice, No Pride Is the Revolutionary Spirit of the Stonewall Riots
The parade blockade at Capital Pride 2017 is the queer revolution we've been waiting for.
This 1997 Flight Sim Let You Fly the F-35 Years Before It Was Ready
I first flew the F-35 as a nine-year-old.
NASA Is Pushing for Solar Power, But It Can't Get Us Past Jupiter
The newest solar-powered spacecraft, Juno, would probably lose steam beyond the gas giant.
Field Trip to Mars in a Real-Life Magic School Bus
All aboard the first-ever headset-free VR vehicle.
Stuff We Launched Into Space This Week: The U.S. Military's MUOS-5 Satellite
MUOS-5 will extend the US Military’s reach even Further into Earth’s polar regions.
The Trillion-Dollar Stealth Jet the Government Can’t Seem to Finish
Looking back at the F-35 Lighting II, the most expensive military project ever.
How to Make Millions by Selling War
The life and times of former Iraq War booster and military-industrial complex insider Bruce Jackson show how you maintain power in Washington, DC.
The US Air Force Watered Down the F-35 Fighter Jet to Avoid Embarrassment
The flying branch is rushing new stealth fighter to into service despite flaws and limited fighting capability.