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    First Message to Defense Department from SECDEF Mattis

    Original @ Small Wars Journal By: SWJ Editors Short and sweet – Via USNI – SECDEF Mattis’ first message. [...]

    President Donald John Trump’s Inaugural Address

    Original @ Small Wars Journal By: SWJ Editors Continue on for a video recording and the transcript of President Trump’s inaugural address. [...]

    Little Known Facts about the First Barbary War

    Original @ Small Wars Journal By: David Smethurst In 1800, the US was threatened by the Barbary States of Morocco, Tripoli, Algiers, and Tunis. Here are some interesting and little known facts about the First Barbary War. [...]

    Video: A colorful ‘landing’ on Pluto

    Original @ Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories What would it be like to actually land on Pluto? This movie was made from more than 100 images taken by NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft over six weeks of approach and close flyby in the summer of 2015. The video offers a trip down onto the surface of Pluto—starting with a distant view of Pluto and its largest moon, Charon—and leading up to an eventual ride in for a “landing” on the shoreline of Pluto’s informally named Sputnik Planitia. [...]

    Five Lessons for Commander in Chief Donald Trump from the Iraq ‘Surge’

    Original @ Small Wars Journal By: Fox News “President-elect Trump should zero in on the following lessons from the Surge.” [...]

    Apple antitrust suit: Qualcomm overcharged ‘billions’ (Update)

    Original @ Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories Apple on Friday sued Qualcomm, accusing the California chipmaker of abusing its market power to demand unfair royalties, echoing charges filed days earlier by US antitrust regulators. [...]

    Firm believes it can tap the potential of geothermal energy

    Original @ Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories TerraCOH’s vision is grand. The fledgling firm would use carbon dioxide emissions – a nemesis to the planet – to power a geothermal energy system, which would in turn produce low-cost, clean electricity. [...]

    Can’t sleep? More technology devices promise relief

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories Do you believe drinking coffee is keeping you up at night? It’s not – as long as you’re consuming less than four cups per day. [...]

    Iatrogenic cushing’s syndrome described in 9-year-old girl

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories (HealthDay)—In a case report published online Jan. 19 in Pediatrics, iatrogenic Cushing’s syndrome (CS) is described in a 9-year-old girl who received topical ocular glucocorticoid (GC) treatment for bilateral iridocyclitis. [...]

    Overall survival poor in unresected anaplastic thyroid CA

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories (HealthDay)—For patients with unresected anaplastic thyroid carcinoma (ATC), overall survival (OS) is poor, but radiation therapy (RT) dose is associated with improved survival, according to a study published online Dec. 27 in Cancer. [...]