Hamilton: “Bad decisions” by F1’s rulemakers lead to boring races

By Scott Mitchell | Autosport

Lewis Hamilton says boring Formula 1 races are not the drivers’ fault and instead the blame lies at the rulemakers for a “constant cycle” of making bad decisions.

Hamilton dominated Sunday’s French Grand Prix, winning by 18 seconds after a straightforward race with little action to earn his sixth victory in eight races maintained Mercedes’ 100% record at the start of the season.… Continues

Six Medieval Arrow Types – What are they for?

Tod of todsworkshop.com discusses six medieval arrow head forms. How and why they were used with the English Longbow in Medieval Britain.

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Britain Is Sending Its Special Forces to Fight Russian “Little Green Men”

How will this end?

by Michael Peck | The National Interest

Britain is giving its vaunted special forces a special job: fighting little green men, gray wars and black ops.

All these colors belong to Russia’s “hybrid warfare” strategy, which eschews massive military force in favor of more subtle means such as political manipulation, cyberwarfare and special forces operating incognito (the “little green men” in unmarked uniforms that spearheaded the seizure of Crimea from Ukraine in 2014).… Continues

Wanna Bomb Iran? Here Are All of the Reasons It Could Backfire

Tehran would respond, for starters.

by War Is Boring | The National Interest

The enormous costs involved in engaging U.S. forces against Iran, both human and materiel, should not be bandied about lightly.

(This story originally appeared on March 28, 2015, more than three years before Pres.Continues