How the US Air Force reloads the largest combat jet gun on the planet

When you got one of the biggest guns in the world, you can’t just pop in a new magazine and start firing again. Well, you can but the new ‘magazine’ for the GAU-8 Avenger is so ginormous it needs to be trucked in and requires multiple Air Force guys to get the gun reloaded. It takes time to get giant bullets on board!… »10/13/15 3:20pm10/13/15 3:20pm

Elon Musk: SpaceX Will File Suit Against the U.S. Government

Elon Musk, CEO and founder of SpaceX, announced Friday that SpaceX is filing suit against the Federal Government to protest and break the US Air Force's awarding of lucrative launch contracts for high priority national security satellites to a sole rocket provider – United Launch Alliance (ULA) – on a non competitive… »4/26/14 11:00am4/26/14 11:00am

Air Force wants ray guns for "weed prevention"

The Air Force is looking to hire a gardener - preferably one with ray guns. You see, just like the rest of us, the military is embarrassed by their unkempt, weed-filled backyards. They've tried spraying those pesky weeds with toxic herbicides, but chemicals are expensive and - this was news to me - apparently, when… »11/13/11 12:15pm11/13/11 12:15pm

Declassified Government Documents Reveal the Truth About UFOs

As any viewer of Fringe »10/14/08 11:40am10/14/08 11:40am or will tell you, the governments of the world know more about UFOs and alien life than they’re letting on. The party line may be that UFO sightings are mere misunderstandings and close encounters a fantasy, but not every government official agrees. We’ve rifled through tons of declassified…