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Disney Security’s Unofficial Challenge Coins Are a Different Sort of Collector’s Item

As the owner of a substantial portion of the world’s most popular pieces of intellectual property, the Walt Disney Company is more than used to seeing its characters and branding pop up in unofficial, unlicensed places. In some instances, like when the family of a recently deceased child attempted to feature…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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New York Times Casually Drops Another Story About How Aliens Are Probably Real

The New York Times published a story Thursday night about the likelihood that aliens have visited Earth. The main takeaway? Aliens could be real and the U.S. government has been conducting classified briefings in recent years about things left behind by “off-world vehicles.”Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Leak Exposes U.S. Navy Sailor as Once-Prolific Recruiter for Neo-Nazi Group

Hate forums and social media platforms have likely made it easier for atomized white supremacists and neo-Nazis to find like-minded individuals, laying the base for a resurgence in far-right organizing and violence. But that’s come with a price: a lengthy online trail that makes it difficult to stay anonymous. Leaks…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Everything That Happened in Iran While You Were Sleeping

The U.S. assassinated a high-ranking Iranian official in a targeted airstrike at Baghdad International Airport in Iraq early Friday, local time. The strike killed Qassem Soleimani, a top Iranian general with the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, as well as at least seven other people. And now there’s concern that the…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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The Best Freebies for Vets and Military Personnel on Veterans Day 2019

“FroYo brand honors veterans with discount,” says an actual email I got from a TCBY rep, because we live in an Infinite Jest-ass Futurama world, where the reward for risking your life on behalf of America’s imperialist oligarchs is a free 6-ounce cone of frozen yogurt.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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How to Save on Credit Cards If You’re in the Military

$250. $450. $550. The annual fees for top travel rewards cards keep creeping up. But active duty military service members don’t have to pay those fees at all. That hefty discount is thanks to the Military Lending Act (MLA) and the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA), the laws designed to protect military service…Read more… Continue […]

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How to Save on Credit Cards If You’re in the Military

$250. $450. $550. The annual fees for top travel rewards cards keep creeping up. But active duty military service members don’t have to pay those fees at all. That hefty discount is thanks to the Military Lending Act (MLA) and the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA), the laws designed to protect military service…Read more… Continue […]

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How to Save on Credit Cards If You’re in the Military

$250. $450. $550. The annual fees for top travel rewards cards keep creeping up. But active duty military service members don’t have to pay those fees at all. That hefty discount is thanks to the Military Lending Act (MLA) and the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA), the laws designed to protect military service…Read more… Continue […]

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How To Peacefully Import An Armored Vehicle

Importing a car into the U.S. is hard enough. You have to worry about getting it here, getting it past U.S. safety and emissions regulations, and then you still have to worry about getting parts for something that maybe wasn’t ever sold here. But it’s entirely different—and in some ways surprisingly easier—to import a…Read more… […]

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How to Help Pets of Military Service Members on Deployment

When a military service member is deployed, that often means finding a long-term boarding situation for their pet—or face the possibility of surrendering their animal. If you want to help these service members and provide them some comfort while away from home, you can use Dog on Deployment to volunteer as a temporary…Read more… Continue […]

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The F-35C Is Finally Ready for Combat, Though Of Course It Was Years Late

The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter is being sold to the U.S. military and the air forces of thirteen allies under a program worth approximately $1.4 trillion worldwide. It’s all been an utter boondoggle, but we’re stuck with it, even as there have been some signs of progress, with the latest variant going operations…Read more… Continue […]

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Thousands of Top AI Experts Vow to Never Build Lethal Autonomous Weapons

Hundreds of companies and thousands of individuals, many of them researchers and engineers prominent in the fields of robotics and artificial intelligence, vowed on Wednesday never to apply their skills toward the creation of autonomous killing machines.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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DARPA Reinvents The Wheel

I’m not sure just how closely you’re tracking the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s (DARPA) research into making new, more potent and capable ground vehicles, but they’ve been working like very secretive and dangerous little beavers and coming up with some pretty remarkable things. Like a whole new take on…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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