How Twitter Was Fooled Into Thinking bin Laden Watched The IT Crowd

Amidst stories of war-dogs, secret choppers, and hard drives chockablock with porn, there was a small furore on Twitter about Osama bin Laden watching hit UK TV show The IT Crowd—or was it Big Bang Theory? Turns out, it was all an elaborate hoax by The IT Crowd's writer. » 5/24/11 5:50am 5/24/11 5:50am

Hyperspectral Imaging Helped Kill Osama bin Laden. But What the Hell…

Killing ol' OBL wasn't just the work of SEAL Team 6—the beyond-badasses had a cadre of support staff backing them up behind the scenes, including classified hyperspectral imaging device experts. So, uh, what does that mean? » 5/04/11 12:00pm 5/04/11 12:00pm

Check Out the Demolished SEAL Team 6 Chopper from Space

Although no Americans were hurt in Osama bin Laden's takedown, one MH-60 Black Hawk helicopter didn't make it back—and was subsequently blown apart by US commandos. Here's the scene, as a satellite whizzed by at 17,000 mph. [GeoEye via Danger Room] » 5/03/11 11:20am 5/03/11 11:20am