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How Did A 17-Year-Old Get The Materials To Make Bombs?

How Did A 17-Year-Old Get The Materials To Make Bombs?

Chalk this up under Near Disasters. Earlier today police arrested a 17-year-old who was allegedly putting together bomb-making materials in order to wage war on his former high school and “cause more casualties than were suffered at Columbine”.

Air Conditioning The Military Costs More Than NASA’s Entire Budget

Air Conditioning The Military Costs More Than NASA’s Entire Budget

According to Steve Anderson, a retired brigadier general who served as Gen. Petraeus’ chief logistician in Iraq, the Department of defence spends $US20 billion air conditioning tents and temporary structures for the military. That’s more than NASA’s entire $US19 billion annual budget.