The F-35′s X-Ray Vision Is The Future Of Naval (And All Other) Warfare

One of the most 'popular' features on the controversial F-35 is the jet's Distributed Aperture System (DAS). DAS creates an all-seeing sphere and classifies and relays data and video to the pilot's helmet and to the jet's mission computers. This game-changing system has now been adapted for the high seas, and it won't… » 9/19/14 4:54pm Friday 4:54pm

What Would Politics Look Like Without Plagiarism?

Pundits are aflutter over a Wisconsin Democrat's plagiarism of other candidates' platforms for her jobs plan. What would politics look like without plagiarism? Nothing. Politics is plagiarism. And it will continue to be plagiarism until we demand something different of our politicians, and ourselves. » 9/19/14 3:11pm Friday 3:11pm

ISIS Releases New Video of Captured British Journalist John Cantlie

On Thursday, ISIS released a video of captured British journalist John Cantlie. In the video, Cantlie, who was abducted in Syria in November 2012, calmly tells the viewer that the British government has "abandoned" him and promises to explain, over a series of subsequent videos, the "truth" behind ISIS and the ways in… » 9/18/14 12:49pm Thursday 12:49pm

The Ultimate Tutorial for Writing Slimy Internet Hoaxes

Have you ever wanted to get millions of hits on your blog without having to use one bit of your brain? Would you like to create a hoax disguised as satire in order to bring home a traffic bonanza? Do you aspire to be a slimebag? Boy have I got the tutorial for you! » 9/17/14 5:14pm Wednesday 5:14pm

Thirsty Uber Seeks the Fresh Blood of Military Veterans

Uber, the smartphone-based succubus that's driving taxis to extinction (but isn't really driving disabled people anywhere), is branching out to military vets and their loved ones. They want vet drivers, vet riders and most importantly, several well-placed executives in the federal defense establishment. » 9/17/14 4:56pm Wednesday 4:56pm

ISIS Releases New Video Threatening to Kill U.S. Forces in Iraq

In a bizarre new video reportedly released by ISIS late Tuesday that resembles a Hollywood movie trailer, the Sunni militant group appears to threaten to kill American troops in Iraq. The short clip, apparently a preview of a longer video called "Flames of War," ends with the message, "fighting has just begun" and… » 9/17/14 4:19pm Wednesday 4:19pm

Many People Are Killing With Rented Guns at Shooting Ranges

In 2009, Marie Moore, pictured above, took her son Mitchell to a Florida shooting range and rented some guns. While Mitchell lined up, Marie killed him with a single shot to the head, then shot herself. She'd had a history of mental illness. She's one of many such Americans who have killed with rented firearms. » 9/17/14 2:17pm Wednesday 2:17pm

Princeton Fop Ted Cruz Is a Green Beret Soldier or Something Now

Ted Cruz, Princeton '92 and creepy bathrobe enthusiast, is really tired of all these nancyboys who run the military, insisting that there must be political reconciliation and trustbuilding to forge stability in Iraq. Is he gonna have to go over there and bloody up some jihadi ass himself? » 9/17/14 11:15am Wednesday 11:15am

Media Critic Calls Chris Hayes Sexist for "Girl Talk" Reference

Mark Finkelstein, a NewsBusters editor dedicated to "COMBATING LIBERAL MEDIA BIAS" who "spent ten days in Iraq" once, has a scoop: MSNBC host Chris Hayes was really sexist on the air last night. Which is true, if you don't know who Girl Talk is. Mark Finkelstein does not know who Girl Talk is. » 9/17/14 11:12am Wednesday 11:12am