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  1. daftandbarmy

    Top scientist admits ‘space telescope image’ was actually a slice of chorizo

    A Science Walt! A French scientist has apologized after tweeting a photo of a slice of chorizo, claiming it was an image of a distant star taken by the James Webb Space Telescope. Étienne Klein, a celebrated physicist and director at France’s Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy...
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    Snowbird pilot OK after crash landing

    Glad to the that the pilot seems to be OK. And the RCAF gets extra EDI-Pronoun Brownie points... ... Nice work Trevor!! ;) Snowbird pilot OK after crash landing Emergency crews have converged on a hay field southeast of the North Peace Regional Airport this hour. A Canadian Forces...
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    US Special Operations Command chooses L3Harris’ Sky Warden for Armed Overwatch effort

    Well, this is pretty cool.... US Special Operations Command chooses L3Harris’ Sky Warden for Armed Overwatch effort WASHINGTON — U.S. Special Operations Command on Monday announced it has selected the AT-802U Sky Warden, made by L3Harris Technologies and Air Tractor, for its Armed Overwatch...
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    ‘Massive’ Chinese rocket debris to crash land in US this weekend

    Confucius say: WT actual F?! ‘Massive’ Chinese rocket debris to crash land in US this weekend Pieces of a Chinese Long March 5B rocket are expected to crash into Earth this weekend, likely spreading debris around the world, including the United States. California-based federally subsidized...
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    How Much Land does the U.S. Military Control in Each State?

    And half of the total in Nevada is Area 51, right? ;) How Much Land does the U.S. Military Control in Each State? https://www.visualcapitalist.com/how-much-land-does-the-u-s-military-control-in-each-state/
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    Stats Canada - On guard for thee: serving in the Canadian Armed Forces

    Stats Canada has spoken! (for the first time in 50 years....) On guard for thee: serving in the Canadian Armed Forces Text - Selected Tables Related information PDF (372 KB) Released: 2022-07-13 Canada has a proud military tradition According to new data from the census, in the spring of...
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    B.C. dad and son honoured for rescuing two men in a capsized canoe

    Wow... well done the dynamic duo! RCMP Cpl. James Moore and his 11-year-old son Emmett saved the two men from drowning in Griffin Lake near Revelstoke last summer. A B.C. dad and son have been honoured after they saved two men in a capsized canoe last summer while they were out fishing on a...
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    Scotland Has Appointed its First ‘Chief Entrepreneur’

    And I don't even think they see any irony in this ;) Scotland Has Appointed its First ‘Chief Entrepreneur’ | Here’s What You Need to Know Scotland has officially appointed its first ‘Chief Entrepreneur’, with former Skyscanner executive Mark Logan selected for the role. According to the...
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    How can C-suite leaders improve both their employees’ and their own well-being?

    Ignore leader and staff well being at your peril.... everyone is not doing OK ;) The C-suite's role in well-being How health-savvy executives can go beyond workplace wellness to workplace well-being—for themselves and their people. How can C-suite leaders improve both their employees’ and...
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    NATO Must Tackle Digital Authoritarianism

    Digital FREEEEEDOMMMMMM! On another note, I'm glad to see the use of the terms such as 'Post-Westphalian' and 'Revanchist'. That kind of unconscious irony should help a much wider range of people to access and understand the concepts included in this article ;) NATO Must Tackle Digital...
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    Travel chaos continues as Canadian airlines, airports top global list of delays over long weekend

    We're Number One, in the world !!! ;) Travel chaos continues as Canadian airlines, airports top global list of delays over long weekend Air Canada ranked No. 1 for airline delays with Pearson International taking the No. 2 spot among airports Canadian airlines and airports claimed top spots...
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    Driver spots tiny kitten on side of the road, ends up rescuing 13

    Kitten Contact, Wait, out... Driver spots tiny kitten on side of the road, ends up rescuing 13 As he grabbed the little one, which was barely bigger than his hand, six more kittens came bounding out of the grass toward him. "Oh my gosh, there's more!" Brantley could be heard exclaiming. "I...
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    Army Officer Receives Four Month Prison Term after Soldier is Killed on Firing Range

    Tragic, and sad, all round.... Army Captain Christopher Peeples, an Aviation officer, was recently sentenced to four months in prison for failing to follow proper safety precautions at a Fort Campbell, Kentucky, weapons range. His negligence resulted in the death of a soldier...
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    US Marines to acquire land-based Tomahawk missiles

    That's a properly beefy weapons det.... US Marines to acquire land-based Tomahawk missiles The US Marine Corps is moving closer to acquiring land-based Tomahawk missiles for use as a powerful anti-ship missile against large surface combatants. Last month, the US Navy awarded a $217...
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    Internal DND study calls green technology minerals 21st-century 'oil weapon'

    Some new 'vital ground' to feed into defence planning, national resource management programming, and Eco-warrior off pissing :) Internal DND study calls green technology minerals 21st-century 'oil weapon' Skyrocketing demand for copper, lithium and rare earths sparks geopolitical race, worrying...
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    Winona Ryder in High School

    Should have emptied a coffee on her too, IMHO...
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    Jerry Amernic: The downfall of Canada’s military

    Nailed it... Jerry Amernic: The downfall of Canada’s military Over the past 50 years it’s been painfully clear the military has been off the radar in Ottawa You can’t pin the desecration of our military on one person but over the past 50 years and more it’s painfully clear the military has...
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    Cyprus Emergency Memorial

    FYI... Few people know that we lost a total of 372 men during the 1955 to 1959 Cyprus Emergency, 12 of them paratroopers. We will be holding our next Service of Remembrance at The National Memorial Arboretum Staffordshire commencing at 12.00hrs on Sunday the 14th of August. I know that it is a...
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    Why Are Some People More Reluctant to Network Than Others?

    One of the biggest barriers for CAF members transitioning to civvy street, IMHO.... Why Are Some People More Reluctant to Network Than Others? The benefits of professional networking are backed by research, anecdote, and career coaches galore—and yet a lot of people shy away from it. A global...
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    West Vancouver creates free lifeguard training program to address acute shortage

    What an awesome idea... seriously: Trainees save $1K in course fees and will have the inside track to a job that pays almost $28 per hour With dozens of vacant lifeguard jobs and big summer crowds about to descend on Ambleside and Dundarave beaches, the District of West Vancouver is tackling...
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