BBC drama highlights evils of war

I know Tom Lawlor, the father of Irish actor Tom Vaughan Lawlor, aka Nidge. Earlier this month he drew my attention to the fact that his son was playing a role in a BBC 2 drama called Danny Boy. Only for Tom, I would never have seen the drama and …

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Maine astronaut retires after 17 years with NASA

Cassidy spent a total of 378 days in space throughout her time at NASA. HOUSTON, Texas – Astronaut Chris Cassidy announced his retirement from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the US Navy on Thursday. Her last day of work was Friday. Cassidy made the announcement in a …

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Unmanned Systems and the Future of War

Unmanned Systems and the Future of War 05/28/2021 By Sebastian Viscuso Army photo In 2005, Vice-Admiral Lowell E. Jacoby, then director of the Defense Intelligence Agency, noted in testimony before the House Armed Services Committee that “lethal aerodynamic unmanned vehicles are expected to pose an increased threat to US and …

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DVIDS – News – Dedication ceremony for the new US Navy fire station Tsurumi Petroleum, Oil and Lubricant Depot

Tsurumi Petroleum, Oil and Lubricant Depot (POL) held a dedication ceremony for its new fire station on May 26. Attendees included Capt.Rich Jarrett, Yokosuka Fleet Activities Commander (CFAY), Cmdr. Benjamin Waite, CFAY public works officer, Captain Sean Andrews, general manager of Fleet Logistics Center Yokosuka, Martin Lewis, Ph.D., commander of …

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The American Sagebrush Rebellion Never Ended

BACK IN February, the Republican governor of Montana killed a wolf without a proper permit. Greg Gianforte, who is best known for slaughtering a journalist during the election campaign in 2017, trapped the creature after it moved away from Yellowstone National Park to a private ranch owned by one of …

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Kids Sell Explicit Content on OnlyFans: Report

Children use fraudulent personal information to sell explicit videos and images on OnlyFans. A BBC News investigation revealed a number of accounts started by minors on the adult website, which has over one million “creators” who share self-produced content with over 120 million paying subscribers. In return, OnlyFans takes a …

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A permanent structure of peace

Suddenly, a fragment of history comes to mind from the ebbing days of World War II, hitting me to the heart. You mean the rulers of the world (not to mention all of us) really wanted to transcend – for good – the hell the world had just been through …

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