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99 years ago: Bombs over Switzerland

Exactly 99 years ago, at 5.00 AM, two German planes bombed by mistake the railway station of Porrentruy, in neutral Switzerland. Luckily, there were no victims and damages were very reduced. 55 more words


3 FAA Programs Seeing Growth in DME Funding: Part II

by Kevin Shaker, Analyst, Market Intelligence

In 7 FAA Programs Seeing Growth in DME Funding: Part 1 I gave a quick rundown on which Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) programs had requested larger amounts of development, modernization, and enhancement (DME) funding for their FY16 IT budget. 404 more words

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War without Civilians

War has to be fought within the scope of soldiers; it is morally impermissible to afflict civilians. However, is it possible to completely exclude noncombatants from battles? 95 more words


St Peter's Seminary as seen by 'Sometimes Interesting'

If you’re not familiar with the Sometimes Interesting web site, then I suggest you bookmark it visit occasionally.

It’s not for those who like sites that post an endless stream of posts that treat their subject to a ‘butterfly touch, but caters for the reader who has an attention span that surpassed the oft-quoted modern limit of ‘three minutes’. 276 more words


Big Data Opportunities in the Pipeline at DHS & DOJ

Tomas O’Keefe, Consultant, Market Intelligence

At last week’s AFCEA Homeland Security conference, information sharing and cybersecurity were some hot topics that seemed to take center stage. 431 more words

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Vest Pocket Kodak

The Vest Pocket Kodak cameras were a worldwide best-selling folding camera series made by Eastman Kodak (Rochester), from 1912 to 1926. During the First World War, a version was advertised as the “Soldier’s camera”. 57 more words


I watched it: What "American Sniper" made me think about.

So, I finally watched “American Sniper”. I really liked it, although it raised my blood pressure a bit. Then I wept at the end when it was showing the funeral procession through Texas. 1,272 more words