#Warfare

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

The Air Force's 'rods from god' could hit with the force a nuclear weapon — but with no fallout

A bundle of telephone-pole sized tungsten rods, dropped from orbit, reaching up to 10 times the speed of sound.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Here's a B-52 Stratofortress and all of its ammunition in one photo

This photo shows the entire arsenal of a B-52 Strartofortress. The standard loadout for this...

History | History

7 Ingenious Weapons From History That Should Never Have Worked

Human ingenuity has a way of triumphing over basic logic, and weapons design is one area where impractical ideas and designs have actually worked out.

History | History

The War to End All Wars? Hardly. But It Did Change Them Forever.

World War I destroyed kings, kaisers, czars and sultans; it demolished empires; it introduced chemical weapons; it brought millions of women into the work force.