How Many Taxpayer-Funded Spaceports Does Richard Branson Need?

Space tourism sounds pretty fun, if exorbitantly expensive. The ticket to ride is far from the only pricy thing about it. Building a spaceport for launches and returns costs hundreds of millions. So why does Sir Richard Branson now want to build one in the UK, right after finishing one in America—which isn’t even…

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This Is How The Royal Marines Will Kick The Crap Out Of You Without Ever Touching A Gun

The Royal Marines are a pretty nasty bunch, with hundreds of years of experience fighting wars. And sometimes in war, for various reasons, you lose your rifle. The Royal Marines have contingency plans for that, and many of those plans seem to just include a swift dropkick right to the solar plexus.

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