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Is Japan About to Become an Offensive Military Power?

“Aspiring sincerely to an international peace based on justice and order, the Japanese people forever renounce war as a sovereign right of the nation and the threat or use of force as a means of settling international disputes. In order … Continue reading

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Hamas-Israel Ceasefire Ends as Gaza Schools Drop Sports for Military Training

I have been following the news regarding the ceasefire between Israel and Gaza that started in November of last year closely. The relationship between the two is incredibly tense, and the violent conflict that occurred then was thankfully over soon. … Continue reading

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Top 10 Safest and Most Dangerous Countries in the World

The Global Peace Index was released for 2012 recently, and it’s surprising in some ways, and totally expected in others. Nations were rated for safety, based on a wide range of factors, including: homicides, violent crimes, violent demonstrations, police activity, perceived … Continue reading

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The Science and Art of Being a Sniper (15 Top Documentaries)

Snipers are one of the best-used weapons in armies and law enforcement agencies all over the world. The lone sniper hides behind an open window, waiting for the perfect opportunity. Their guns fire several kilometres away, so they can take … Continue reading

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CG Advances – Part 1: Getting Realistic, and Already Fooling People

The graphics in video games are improving dramatically every decade. We now have plenty of examples of virtually life-like people and realistic-looking scenery in games. Of course, the in-game graphics (i.e., what you see when you control your character) are … Continue reading

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Iron as an Achievement of Science, and a Warrior’s Tool

Iron changed the world, because some people used scientific reasoning to make it so. Continue reading

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Skeptikai Notices (Sep11) – 9/11, Hackers, Psychology, and more

10 years have passed since the World Trade Center fell, more hackers are caught, conformity can be influenced by manipulating the brain, and a tally of some criminals who ended up saving lives during their criminal acts. Continue reading

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A Visual History of Sex and Violence

One graphic shows the evolution of sex and violence throughout history. How much do you know about your past? Continue reading

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