You Can’t Beat It: The Army Uses This Powerful Rifle To Win Wars and Slay Enemies

Meet the classic M4.

by Kyle Mizokami | The National Interest

The M4 still has its critics, including a retired major general, who have derided this descendant of the M16 as inadequate for modern ground forces. They point to the direct impingement gas operating system, which siphons off hot gases from burning gunpowder to chamber the next round, as guilty of fouling the inside of the rifle, increasing the likelihood of jams.Read the full article.

Exotic Love (1968) – Martin Denny [ * EXOTICA – FULL VINYL LP * ]

Side A

0:00 – SAY A LITTLE PRAYER

2:22 – WHAT THE WORLD NEEDS NOW

5:00 – A BEAUTIFUL MORNING

7:33 – LOVE EXOTIC STYLE

10:33 – THE EYES OF LOVE

13:26 – YOU DON’T HAVE TO SAY YOU LOVE ME

Side B

16:46 – MACARTHUR PARK

2:01 – THIS GUY’S IN LOVE WITH YOU

25:54 – LOVE IS ALL AROUND

28:20 – A MAN WITHOUT LOVE (QUANDO M’INNAMORO)

31:38 – VOODOO LOVE

34:58 – THE LOOK OF LOVE (FROM THE COLUMBIA RELEASE “CASINO ROYALE”) … Read the full article.

Analysis: China blinks, but divide from Hong Kong remains

By KEN MORITSUGU | Associated Press

BEIJING (AP) — The leader of China, it turns out, may not be all-powerful.

Faced with huge and disruptive protests in Hong Kong, China blinked. The decision to shelve the legislation that sparked the demonstrations shows that limits still exist to how hard China can, or is willing, to push.… Read the full article.

Huawei phone sales plunge, cutbacks planned as US pressure bites

By AFP

Huawei’s founder says overseas smartphone sales have tumbled after US pressure on the Chinese firm (AFP Photo/HECTOR RETAMAL )

Huawei’s founder said Monday the Chinese telecom giant’s overseas smartphone sales have tumbled since the US last month threatened to blacklist the company, and he warned the embattled firm would slash production to weather the US drive to isolate it.… Read the full article.

Liz Hurley looks fantastic modelling her bikinis, but how well is her swimwear business doing?

By Caroline Allen, Contributor | Yahoo Style UK

She has posted nine Instagram photos of her in her bikini range in the last month alone. [Photo: Getty]

Elizabeth Hurley has ramped up the self-promotion this month by posting a total of nine pictures of her in her swimwear collection to her 1.2 million followers.… Read the full article.