by Cara Kelly, Nathan Bomey and Lindsay Schnell | USA TODAY
Boy Scouts of America filed for bankruptcy protection early Tuesday amid declining membership and a drumbeat of child sexual abuse allegations that have illuminated the depth of the problem within the organization and Scouts’ failure to get a handle on it.… Continues
Key Point: The science of rail guns may have finally been unlocked.
While the U.S. Navy had announced a few years back it would take a prototype railgun to sea onboard the expeditionary fast transport USNS Trenton (JHSV-5) in 2016, the service may have to scupper those plans.… Continues
Dozens of species that rarely, if ever, come in contact with one another in the wild ― fish, turtles, snakes, bamboo rats, bats, even foxes and wolf cubs ― are confined in close quarters, waiting to be butchered and sold.… Continues
The graphics card market is as saturated as it ever was, with industry leaders Nvidia and AMD persistently trying to upend one another with a glut of new product releases and lineup refreshes over the past year.… Continues
Key point: At the grand strategic level, this Chinese Navy analysis assesses that Japan’s mistakes in the Guadalcanal campaign were partly a failure to reckon with the true significance of the Midway battle a couple of months prior in June 1942.… Continues