Day: August 4, 2020

Beirut

Beirut bombing: Here is what we know

A massive explosion rocked the city of Beirut Tuesday, August 4th 2020. The blast was reportedly in the port district of the Lebanese capital. Lebanon’s health minister, Hamad Hasan, has confirmed there are multiple injuries and extensive property damage. There are reports of a second, smaller explosion. However, those have not been confirmed. The suspected …

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SOS

Shipwrecked sailors found after writing “SOS” in sand

Much like our unrealistic childhood concerns of quick sand, the dreaded boat crash on a deserted island has always been a constant “what if?” We never actually expect this to happen to us. Regardless, we all learned the SOS meant “Save Our Souls.” However it was a reality for three men from the federated states …

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hypersonic flight research

Hypersonic weapons: DoD’s $3 billion dollar project

Sonic Boom. Not just a cool catch phrase howled by Guile from Street Fighter. The flat top rocking officer would punch so hard he would send a sonic wave of damage towards the enemy. Now we have a glimpse at the possibility of a new devastating weapon, the hypersonic weapons. Unclassified documents have shown that $3 …

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