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What Really Killed Terrorist Mastermind Mohamed Atef?

William Arkin, recently of Gawker, has had a long career of attempting to tell some of the hardest stories there are tell, and his new book Unmanned: Drones, Data and the Illusion of Perfect Warfare is no different. In it, Arkin takes the reader on a voyage through the shadowy and often misunderstood world of unmanned… » 8/03/15 9:00pm 8/03/15 9:00pm

America's First Successful UAV Engine Was Secretly Built In A Racing Legend's Garage

Hans Herrmann is, of course, Lucky Hans, the racing legend who, among many other things, won LeMans in 1970. I've spoken with this man in my house, even watched him play Forza for the first time. His grandson plays with my son. And yet I had no idea of his role in the development of the unmanned aerial drone. » 12/03/12 3:00pm 12/03/12 3:00pm