Mic Drop, Nuclear Submarine Style: The U.S. Navy Surfaced Three of These Subs To Warn China

“In July 2010, three SSGNs surfaced nearly simultaneously in Western Pacific and Indian Ocean waters, allegedly to signal U.S. displeasure over Chinese missile tests in the East China Sea.”

by WarIsBoring (The National Interest)

Submarines seemed to fit the bill, as if Washington were saying to Beijing, “Sure, you might surprise us with your missiles.Read more

IN DEPTH: Koenigsegg Factory Tour with Christian von Koenigsegg

We take a look around the ever-growing Koenigsegg factory in Ängelholm, Sweden, now building the Agera RS, a limited run of 25 cars and gearing up to commence production of the hybrid megacar, the Regera.

I’m joined by the company founder, Christian von Koenigsegg, who still to this day has a vast knowledge and understanding of his cars and the engineering processes that go into creating them, for a look around the facility.… Read more

Guillermo del Toro’s ‘Hellboy’ Movies Were the Last of Their Kind — and They Knew It

By Michael Nordine (YAHOO!)

Guillermo del Toro’s two “Hellboy” movies were made before a certain cinematic universe had a name. Marvel’s 21 (soon to be 22) films standardized the assembly-line approach to overlapping narratives and origin stories, and the comic-book adaptations that preceded them by even a few years — like “X-Men” and “Spider-Man” — skipped much of the throat-clearing and presented their heroes as fully formed beings by the second act.… Read more