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The Pentagon wasted $125 billion in back-office bureaucracy

Pentagon in hot water amid $125B wasteful spending

Dec 07, 2016 10:54 AM EST

The Pentagon has terminated its study that was supposed to straighten its back-office bureaucracy. Research findings have revealed that around $125 billion were incurred in the department’s wasteful spending.

Air Force One purchase order cancelled by Trump

Trump halts Air Force One upgrade

Dec 07, 2016 08:36 AM EST

Trump has fumed over Boeing’s $4-billion upgrade of the presidential plane Air Force One. The large American manufacturing organization has joined the list of companies that had been openly criticized by the incoming US President.

Instead of boiling, carbon nanotube-restrained water solidifies

At extreme heat, water inside carbon nanotube turns solid

Dec 01, 2016 11:08 AM EST

A recent study at MIT has divulged that water restricted in carbon nanotubes solidify even at high temperature. Future applications of the experiment can utilize ice wires where the presence of stabilized liquid allows the faster transmission of protons in conductive materials.

Who will likely comprise Trump's administration

Trump to diversify Cabinet ranks with allies and foes

Dec 01, 2016 11:00 AM EST

Incoming US President Donald Trump seeks to diversify his administration. Aside from rewarding his loyalists and supporters, the real estate mogul is also considering former foes to join his government.

Trump claims Facebook, Twitter, etc. contributed to his election win

Social media propel Trump to victory

Dec 01, 2016 09:57 AM EST

Donald Trump has declared that social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter have helped him win the presidency. Although he is considering about toning down the use of these networks, it may seem unlikely judging from the fact that he has used them to respond against his critics.

US military prepares for Space War

US military gears up for space war

Nov 30, 2016 09:09 AM EST

Considering the presence of weapons in outer space, preparations for a space war is being instituted by the US military. China and Russia, which had both unleashed cyber intrusions against America, will be the familiar adversaries in a conflict that goes beyond Earth.

NASA's Operation 'IceBridge' Observes Rapid Ice Melt at South Pole

NASA: Antarctica’s polar ice melting at alarming rate

Nov 30, 2016 02:30 PM EST

Operation ‘IceBridge’ has been established by NASA to study the South Pole’s ice conditions and its impact on Ocean water elevation. During an investigation, the team has found a split at the region’s Larsen C ice shelf.

Global Commerce in the Balance Due to Uncertainty in Trump's Trade Policies

Trump’s business policy threatens US global trade relations

Nov 29, 2016 09:58 AM EST

With the world still recuperating after years of falling into recession, Trump’s pronouncements against trade deals are not really helping. While he has warned against negating commercial accords like the NAFTA and the TPP, the new US President may have mellowed down his attacks and reassessed his position.

Trump Fails to Support His Claims of Illicit Popular Voting

Trump: Millions voted for Clinton unlawfully

Nov 28, 2016 11:13 AM EST

President-elect Donald Trump has announced that illegal voting caused his failure to win the popular vote. However, the real estate mogul has failed to back up his claim.

Amazon Offers the Sony PS4 Pro at a Discount

Best Cyber Monday Deals: Amazon Puts Sony PS4 Pro on Sale

Nov 28, 2016 09:42 AM EST

At Amazon, the Sony PS4 Pro is being offered at a discounted price. While the gaming console is up against equally-hot selling competitors, its Japanese manufacturer intends to steer the product towards the future-dominating 4K TV market.

Beyond Earth Assessment for EM Drive Pursued

NASA EM Drive: Space testing the next step for the ‘impossible' propulsion theory

Nov 28, 2016 07:57 AM EST

The Electromagnetic (EM) Propulsion Drive is set to be tested in space. US innovator Guido Fetta has recently announced that his Cannae Company will host the process on board its CubeSat satellite.

NASA's Climate Change Monitoring Project to be Slashed

US President-elect Wants NASA to Focus on Deep Space Expeditions

Nov 28, 2016 03:54 AM EST

Donald Trump is set to cut NASA’s budget on climate change monitoring. The President-elect wants the agency to mainly focus on space explorations.

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