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    A man of honor

    A story from a time when men of honor behaved with honor: WW1 soldier released from German prison camp to see his dying mother by the Kaiser on the promise that he returned to his cell... and he did | Mail Online
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    'Brain drain' discourages young Pakistanis

    @Aeronaut @Secur @Last Hope @balixd and others: 'Brain drain' discourages young Pakistanis - World News 'Brain drain' discourages young Pakistanis By Amna Nawaz, NBC News, Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan – While Pakistan continues to grapple with terrorism, drone attacks and trouble...
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    Pakistan overhauls its image

    This is a good article on how the Pak-US relationship is evolving: From global bad boy to regional good guy: Pakistan overhauls its image - World News From global bad boy to regional good guy: Pakistan overhauls its image By Wajahat S. Khan and Henry Austin, NBC News ABBOTTABAD...
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    Old Laptop Advice and suggestions

    I have an old Dell laptop that is getting overheating problems. I replaced the fan and cleaned out the heat sink. Now it also giving power adapter error. The problem may be the motherboard itself, which is expensive and hard to find. Is it worth to repair this old laptop (five years old) or to...
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    Carrier Landing in a sandstorm

    What an awesome demonstration of technical abilities and flying skills:
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    Manufacturing jet engine turbine blades

    This short video has some good information about manufacturing jet engine turbine blades: @ANTIBODY @Aeronaut @muse @Oscar @Jungibaaz
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    A wonderful tale of chivalry from WW2

    This is an incredibly marvelous story, well worth the read for those interested in military history: A Higher Call: A stricken Allied bomber, the German ace sent to shoot it down and a truly awe inspiring story of wartime chivalry | Mail Online A stricken Allied bomber, the German ace...
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    No capacity to deliver

    @Aeronaut @nuclearpak @Oscar @Jungibaaz or any mod: I tried to post this in Senior's Cafe but there was no response, so I am posting it here. Please move if necessary. I think that the following article should be discussed in detail. As a nation, we need to take a serious look at the very...
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    How to create the capacity to deliver actual and effective results?

    @Aeronaut @nuclearpak @Oscar @Jungibaaz or any mod: Please approve this post as I think that the following article should be discussed in detail. As a nation, we need to take a serious look at the very basics that into making the foundations of a State...
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    The doctor brides

    Is another skilled profession in which we used to excel is in decline? The doctor glut - DAWN.COM The doctor glut RAFIA ZAKARIA 2013-07-19 15:31:26 It used to be that there were just a few medical colleges in the country. The majority were state run institutions and a handful were...
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    The Drone That Killed My Grandson

    @Awesome @Aeronaut @nuclearpak This op-ed on drones killing a 16 year old US citizen makes good points about the need for due process and clarification about the use of drones: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/07/18/opinion/the-drone-that-killed-my-grandson.html?_r=0 OP-ED CONTRIBUTOR The...
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    Cross sections of bullets

    Interesting photo for sure:
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    Never before seen night-time photographs of Vietnam War revealed

    Vietnam War photos reveal moment U.S. troops unleashed hell on Viet Cong sniper in hills above an Army camp | Mail Online Astonishing Vietnam War photos reveal the moment U.S. troops unleashed hell on Viet Cong sniper in hills above an Army camp By DAILY MAIL REPORTER A Vietnam War...
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    Air travel security at risk?

    Despite all the recent measures, the risk of a bomb being smuggled on board an aircraft is still there: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/09/world/asia/attacker-in-afghanistan-hid-bomb-in-his-body.html Attacker in Afghanistan Hid Bomb in His Body By ROD NORDLAND KABUL, Afghanistan —...
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    Girl Scouts Extortion Case

    ‘Evil Elmo’ Pleads Not Guilty In Girl Scouts Extortion Case ‘Evil Elmo’ Pleads Not Guilty In Girl Scouts Extortion Case Posted: June 5, 2013 Dan Sandler, also known as “Evil Elmo,” has pleaded not guilty in an extortion case involving the Girl Scouts. The street...
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    New all-solid sulfur-based battery outperforms lithium-ion technology

    New all-solid sulfur-based battery outperforms lithium-ion technology A new all-solid lithium-sulfur battery developed by an Oak Ridge National Laboratory team led by Chengdu Liang has the potential to reduce cost, increase performance and improve safety compared with existing designs...
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    Secret footage of German army drone in collision scare with Afghan airliner

    New video!!! Secret footage of German army drone in collision scare with airliner !! - YouTube There were 100 passengers on the civilian airplane as it just missed the Luna drone by two meters.
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    Did U.S. Pause Drone Strikes for Pakistan Election?

    @Awesome @Aeronaut @nuclearpak Interference in our elections can take many shapes and forms: Did U.S. Pause Drone Strikes for Pakistan Election? - US News and World Report Did U.S. Pause Drone Strikes for Pakistan Election? Last publicly reported drone strike was one month ago By PAUL...
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    232 important people

    Who Owns the Media? Massive corporations dominate the U.S. media landscape. Through a history of mergers and acquisitions, these companies have concentrated their control over what Americans see, hear and read. Only 6 media giants control over 90% of what Americans read, watch or listen to on...
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    Pakistanis in North Korea (P.I.N.K.)

    Any Pakistanis living or visiting North Korea can gather here under the leadership of our beloved leader @Aeronaut.
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