wars

Skunk Works

The US Air Force Is Making Drones From Recycled Fighter Jets

An experimental, autonomous F-16 has completed a simulated airstrike.
Ben Sullivan
4.12.17
Stuff

This Is Where War Reporters Go to Learn How to Stay Alive on the Front Lines

Conflict zones are dangerous for journalists. Reporters Instructed in Saving Colleagues is a program that offers free battlefield response training in order to teach journalists how to protect themselves and save others.
Daniel Tepper
8.7.16
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Watch Macklemore Get Ciara's Dorky-Ass Boyfriend Pumped Up for the Big Game

Russell Wilson is the kind of guy who eats Chinese food with a fork.
Eric Sundermann
10.15.15
All Fronts

The Author of Our Best SF Military Novel Explains the Future of War

Sci-fi's reigning king of war fiction on 3D-printed weapons, why interstellar war is impossible, and how, one day, we might actually see the end of war.
Brian Merchant
9.18.15
Terraform

​It's Going to Be Okay

A veteran war correspondent imagines a future in which humans serve as medics to the robot army.
David Axe
9.17.15
Interviews

Chris Van Der Laan is the Greatest Musical Polymath in Canada

Vancouver is known for being weird and funky, but one musician is turning up the knob with his band’s latest release.
Alex Hudson
5.15.15
Culture

How to Make It as an Expat Extra in Vietnam

The Vietnamese film industry is always in need of foreign-looking people to appear in the background of movies, but it can be a tricky ladder to climb.
Amanda Saxton
12.16.14
News

Meet the Guy Who Could Soon Be Running America's Wars

Ashton Carter, a theoretical physicist and former No. 2 at the Pentagon, is expected to be tapped as Obama's next Defense Secretary.
Allie Conti
12.2.14
earth

US military plans for climate change

The military is preparing to adapt to a warming planet
Brian Merchant
10.14.14
News

Hillary Clinton's Foreign Policy Is Already Terrifying

The next presidential election is more than two years away, so why is the former Secretary of State talking a big game about America imposing its will across the world?
Matt Taylor
8.12.14
News

The Week In GIFs

What time is it, America? It's GIF time!!!
Mitchell Sunderland
6.22.14
Stuff

The British Soldier Who Killed Nazis with a Sword and a Longbow

Lieutenant Colonel John Malcolm Thorpe Fleming Churchill, a.k.a. "Mad Jack," was finally honored this year by the Royal Norwegian Explorers Club for being a crazy bastard who ran screaming into battle armed with a longbow and a sword.
Mark Hay
5.20.14
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