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The World's Largest Version of Minesweeper Has You Trying To Clear Over 38,000 Mines

An Atlanta-based company called CineMassive who builds giant multiscreen video walls has created what is easily the world’s largest version of Minesweeper. On its hardest setting players will have to clear 38,799 mines without blowing the whole thing up and having to start over from scratch. »8/19/15 6:02pm8/19/15 6:02pm

The Navy's Wooden Avengers Are Real-Life Mine Sweepers

The Strait of Hormuz is one of the most strategically important stretches of water on Earth. Though just 29 miles wide, it accommodates the passage of 20 percent of the world's oil. Were Iran to plant sea mines there (again), global trade would be severely affected. Luckily, the Strait is defended by the Avengers—not… »5/23/12 1:40pm5/23/12 1:40pm