America Has A Lab For Building Deadly And Durable Human Weapons

America is known for taking an almost no expense—spared approach to developing new weapon systems and military capabilities, yet by and large the intricacies of the individual soldier's physiology, and how it can be maintained and maximized, has remained something of a mystery. Until now... » 9/03/14 3:00pm 9/03/14 3:00pm

Wounded British Troops Get Rides Home For Christmas In Jaaaaaag Wagons

And now, it's time for your heartwarming car-related Christmas story, ladies and gentlemen. Get those hankies ready. » 12/22/12 11:00am 12/22/12 11:00am

Pentagon Recruits Extras for Transformers 3

After long discussions, the producers of Transformers 3 won permission to film around Washington this week. To help fill out one scene, they needed to recruit 33 military men for extras. Who's more expert at recruiting than the Pentagon? » 10/11/10 1:30pm 10/11/10 1:30pm

U.S. Soldiers Film Themselves Pranking Iraqi by Planting a Grenade In…

A reality TV show that pranks celebrities by planting fake bombs in their cars is causing a stir in Iraq. But a couple months ago, U.S. soldiers filmed themselves planting a live grenade in an Iraqi's trunk as a 'prank.' » 9/04/10 5:20pm 9/04/10 5:20pm

Ghost-Riding The Whip, Iraq Edition

It's got to be tough living in the middle of a war zone, in a strange country, under constant stress. So it's understandable when troops blow off a little steam by being goofy. For example, ghost-riding Humvees and MRAP's. Yep, the craze that started with a yellow short bus and later saw bored suburban kids crashing… » 3/24/08 2:00pm 3/24/08 2:00pm