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Fireball Friday: Feeding Your Explosive Video Fix

We love explosions, almost as much as we love Fridays. I get it. It’s natural. So, I decided to combine the two in a Fireball Friday piece. There’s something beautifully carnal in the destructive power of energy charged blasts. The phoenix rising from the ashes, calling forth destruction and fire. Although I’m pretty sure nothing is rising from …

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The Explosive Pike System: A Booming Future for Smart Rounds

The smart bullet. A concept that went mainstream thanks to the 1988 Hollywood box-office smash hit “Who Framed Roger Rabbit“. Ok, so the cartoon bullets’ personalities may have been a bit over-the-top in the bandolero stereotype department, but the idea is what to focus on. The concept of bullets being able to round corners or follow a …

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Democrats Raise Money to Repair Firebombed GOP Office

This year’s election season has hit levels of tension and violence like few in history. That tense atmosphere hit a climax at a GOP office in Hillsborough, North Carolina when it was firebombed and vandalized. Thankfully, the response has indicated that cooler heads prevail even among the most violent of circumstances. David Weinberger of Brookline, Massachusetts heard the news …

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Person of Interest in NYC explosion Named

New York police are looking for Ahmad Khan Rahami, a naturalized Afghan citizen, for questioning regarding the explosion that injured 29 people in New York City’s Chelsea neighborhood on Saturday night.  Bill De Blasio, New York City’s Mayor, said that Rahami may be armed and dangerous. “We need to get this guy in right away,” de …

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