China’s Air Force Is Completely Enormous (But Can it Beat America?)

Although it is catching up.

by Sebastien Roblin | The National Interest

Key point: China has a lot of old jets to replace.

The People’s Liberation Army Air Force of China and its sister branch, the PLA Naval Air Force, operate a huge fleet of around 1,700 combat aircraft—defined here as fighters, bombers and attack planes.… Continues

59 Photos Capture The Art Of Cool – One of the first supermodels in the 60’s and 70’s, Countess Vera von Lehndorff-Steinort, also known as Veruschka.

Countess Vera von Lehndorff-Steinort, also known as Veruschka was an actress, model, and artist, who was very popular during the 1960s. It was while in Florence, she was discovered by photographer Ugo Mulas and became a full-time model.

Veruschka reigned supreme as the girl with the most covers, she appeared on the cover of Life magazine’s August 1967 issue and on the cover of all four major Vogue magazines’ American, Italian, French and British versions (multiple times) throughout the 1960s.… Continues