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Data brokers selling military members’ personal data is a national security risk
Lab-made ‘super melanin’ speeds up healing and boosts sun protection
Want to report a UAP sighting? US government workers can now use this website.
Can we find hackers by the clues they leave in their code?
Watch a Japanese research ship fire an electromagnetic railgun
The US is developing a new nuclear bomb. Why?
How an underground explosion in Nevada will help the US detect nuclear tests
This electric plane’s 2,000-mile journey is over. Now its Air Force tests begin.
The Marines used a ‘robotic goat’ to fire a rocket-propelled grenade
This giant bumper car is street-legal and enormously delightful
This weird-looking British ship will keep an eye out for sabotage beneath the surface
What are carrier strike groups, the ships the US sent near Israel?
Watch this new Canada-made troop transport pass its explosive tests
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