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A campus facilities arms race?

It’s all about the aquatics apparently

I’ve posted before about the growth of luxury student accommodation in the US. Now the Education Advisory Board has a report on what it says amounts to a recreation facilities arms race on US campuses: 225 more words


U.S. launch airstrikes on ISIS targets inside of Syria

September 2014WASHINGTON — The U.S. military has begun air strikes against Islamic State targets in Syria late Monday, as the war ordered by President Obama against the militant organization took on an urgent new phase. 353 more words
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RAF jets scrambled as Russian nuclear bombers threaten British airspace

September 2014LONDON – Royal Air Force jets were deployed from Scotland to intercept Russian military ‘Bear’ aircraft that were flying too close to the airspace it guards. 354 more words
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Vladimir Putin threatens Ukraine, also says Russia could invade Europe within two days

September 2014UKRAINE — Things in Europe are heating up with threats made by Russia President Vladimir Putin to the Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko. In a private meeting also attended by European Commission President Jose Manuel Barraso, Putin said that Russian troops could reach multiple points in Europe in just two days. 352 more words
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U.S., Canadian jets intercept 6 Russian aircraft near Alaska

September 2014ALASKA — Two F-22 fighter jets intercepted six Russian military airplanes that neared the western coast of Alaska, military officials said Friday. Lt. 202 more words
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The Digital Arms Race

Megapixel counts and LCD screen sizes in cell phone cameras are growing every year. As a result, handheld devices have come to fill much of the niche previously occupied by dedicated cameras and photographers. 604 more words


Australia orders the F-35

It is quite the story! The Australian government has approved a USD 11.6 billion deal to buy 58 F-35A (the conventional takeoff and landing variant), as a one-for-one replacement of their F-18A/Bs which have formed the backbone of the RAAF warfighting capability. 68 more words