This 1 Invention Made Swedish Submarines Among the Best

A silent, powerful new engine.

by Sebastien Roblin | The National Interest

Key Point: Swedish submarines are affordable, deadly, and stealthy.

For decades, submarines came in two discrete flavors: traditional diesel-electric submarines that need to surface every day or two to recharge their noisy, air-breathing diesel engines, and nuclear-powered submarines that could quietly hum along under the sea at relatively high speeds for months at a time thanks to their nuclear reactors.… Continues

Star Wars Confirms Location of Death Star Wreckage Seen in ‘The Rise of Skywalker’

A new moon has been discovered.


The Death Star is no more, but wreckage from the infamous space station will feature in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker–and here’s where to find it.

The Rebel Alliance destroyed the remains of the Death Star in Return of the Jedi, as it orbited the forest moon of Endor, but a Disney Parks blog has since confirmed that its wreckage actually landed elsewhere.… Continues

In A 2013 Exercise, A U.S. Submarine Sank A British Aircraft Carrier

Submarines are truly terrifying.

by David Axe Follow @daxe on TwitterL | The National Interest

Key point: Submariners gain practice by tailing enemy vessels while remaining undetected.

A photo depicting an American nuclear-powered submarine poking its periscope above the waves—within shooting distance of a British aircraft carrier during a war game—is a useful reminder of one of the most important truths of naval warfare.… Continues

Elvira’s Haunted Hills Soundtrack LP Eric Allaman


Elvira’s Haunted Hills Soundtrack LP Eric Allaman:

-First Time Available On Vinyl
-Original Artwork By Olivia & Steven Wild
-Limited Edition Vinyl Reissue
-Remastered For Vinyl
-Track Listing curated in sequential order for the first time by composer Eric Allaman and Elvira herself, Cassandra Peterson
-First time Le Music Hall (performed by Elvira) available on the format

Enjoy The Ride Records and Elvira, Mistress Of The Dark in conjunction with Queen “B” Productions are happy to announce the release of Elvira’s Haunted Hills, on vinyl for the very first time.… Continues

NATO’s Nightmare: Fighting Russia’s Su-27 and MiG-29 in a War

When the Su-27 “Flanker” and MiG-29 “Fulcrum” came onto the scene in the 1980s, they represented a significant generational leap in technology compared to earlier Soviet fighters. The missiles they carried also represented a generational leap in their own way.

by Charlie Gao | The National Interest

Key point: These two fighters came with very powerful, long-range missiles that kept NATO war-planners up at night.… Continues