It looks like Defense Secretary Ash Carter is a comedian bombing on open mic night in this photo from Adana, Turkey yesterday.
Here’s really awesome footage that shows a B-52 bombing run on an island from inside the weapons bay. You can see the open doors of the plane peering down towards the ocean and then see the bombs drop away and strike the target and pepper the ground with explosions. Such a cool perspective.
In the early 1900s, airplanes were a novelty and a spectacle, but some people were already thinking of what other uses could be made of them. This is why there were thousands of people in Los Angeles running out into the streets to be "bombed."
The Yellow River has been completely frozen for weeks. China's flood prevention authority decided that, before the snow melts and a huge clusterfuck ensues, they should destroy de ice and make it flow again. So they said: "Let's ask the air force to bomb it because—fun!"
This 11-minute video takes us from the preparations of the Fat Man nuclear weapon, its loading onto the plane Bockscar, and the explosion of the bomb in Nagasaki. It's a sobering look at this catastrophically destructive technology and a reminder of the toll it took in human lives.
The ten-year anniversary of the World Trade Center bombing is approaching fast and writer-director Steve Rosenbaum is preparing his 9/11 Memorial app to commemorate this occasion.
Terrorists are running out of places to put their bombs—even shoes are off limits now. So where do you stick explosives these days? Here's a look inside the deviously clever design of printer bombs that made recent headlines.