This Is Northrop Grumman's Idea Of A Sixth-Generation Fighter, But Is It Feasible?

Even as the Pentagon is struggling to figure out a way to afford and field its fifth-generation fighter of choice, the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, the Navy and the U.S. Air Force—along with industry—are looking at what comes next. This sixth-generation fighter initiative is loosely known as the “F-X program” for the…

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The Doomed TV Adaptation of Kurt Vonnegut's Cat's Cradle Was Just Undoomed

Ever since it was announced that the vaguely named IM Global Television would turn Kurt Vonnegut’s classic science fiction satire Cat’s Cradle into a TV series, I have been dreading it. Oh, I love Vonnegut’s bleak novel, but I was 100 percent certain no one could transform the slim, wonderful, esoteric book into…

Gateway P-Series FX Edition P-171XL, P-171S and P-171X Gaming Notebooks Roll With 512MB NVIDIA GeForce 8800M GTS Graphics, HDMI and eSATA Ports

The Skinny: Not really known for their gaming wares, Gateway's FX Edition notebooks bring the fire with NVIDIA GeForce 8800M GTS graphics cards, HDMI out and eSATA ports, 17-inch WUXGA screen (1920x1200) displays, and HD DVD drive options. The top of the line P-171XL rocks a Core 2 Extreme X7900 proc, 3 gigs of RAM…