A man codenamed Parmesan used infrared contact lenses and marked cards to cheat a French Riviera casino

An Italian has been sentenced to two years in prison after using infra-red contact lenses to count cards marked with invisible ink, in a daring poker scam believed to be “the first of… Continue reading

DARPA has a plan to flood the sea with drones

DARPA, the Pentagon’s research agency, has recently revealed its plans to boost the Navy’s response to threats in international waters by developing submerged unmanned platforms that can be deployed at a moment’s notice. Hydra,… Continue reading

Medal of Honor recipients meet in Gettysburg

GETTYSBURG, PA.The autograph hounds waiting expectantly in a hotel lobby weren’t drawn by actors, musicians or politicians, but by a few dozen men whose rare and distinguished achievements have earned them the nation’s… Continue reading

Eight-ton Orca leaps 15ft into the air to finally capture dolphin after two-hour chase

With the setting sun just beginning to turn the sky pink, a killer whale leaps out of the ocean and soars into the air, spray cascading down in its wake. It is a… Continue reading

How to Prevent Your Desk Job From Killing You

An animated short film highlights the importance of good posture in the workplace. Think your desk job is pretty comfy? Well, think again. Turns out every hour you spend in your cushy chair… Continue reading

The CIA Let 9/11 Mastermind KSM Design a Top-Secret Vacuum in a Bid to Keep Him Sane

Confined to the basement of a CIA secret prison in Romania about a decade ago, Khalid Sheik Mohammed … asked his jailers whether he could embark on an unusual project: Would the spy… Continue reading

A Dream Relived, and Its Lasting Legacy…

“3000 miles to history” “Some people pooh-poohed the idea. They didn’t think it was going to work. They thought there was going to be a lot of violence, and so our committee met… Continue reading

Fly Geyser, Nevada’s Coolest (And Least Known) Attraction

Nestled on a patch of private land in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert, the Fly Ranch Geyser is one of the state’s coolest attractions, though many residents still do not know it exists. The… Continue reading


Palo Alto, CA — Independent testing by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has awarded the Tesla Model S a 5-star safety rating, not just overall, but in every subcategory without exception. Approximately one… Continue reading

A Butler Well Served by This Election

For more than three decades Eugene Allen worked in the White House, a black man unknown to the headlines. During some of those years, harsh segregation laws lay upon the land. He trekked… Continue reading