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An explosive lens—as used, for example, in nuclear weapons—is a...

wikipedia - 20 Sep 2016
An explosive lens—as used, for example, in nuclear weapons—is a highly specialized shaped charge. In general, it is a device composed of several explosive charges. These charges are arranged and formed with the intent to control the shape of the detonation wave passing through them. The explosive lens is conceptually similar to an optical lens, which focuses light waves. The charges that make up the explosive lens are chosen to have different rates of detonation. In order to convert a spherically exp
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OPINION: The Crimes of My Lai Must Be Remembered

The News Lens International - 18 Mar 2018
A soldier bayoneted an old man to death. Another soldier was armed with an M-79 grenade launcher. Other soldiers testified at Army hearings that the man was frustrated that he hadn't been able to use his weapon, so he herded some women and children ...
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Record-breaking, landmark artwork arrives in Seattle | Crosscut

Crosscut - 21 Mar 2018
When Jean-Michel Basquiat's painting “Untitled” was up for auction at Sotheby's last May, the catalogue copy contained a cavalcade of breathless description: “a cacophonous melee of color, light and sound,” an “explosive torrent of gestural vigor” and ...
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5 Bombs, many questions: What we know about the Texas explosions

KXLF Butte News - 20 Mar 2018
Those three blasts all happened after someone left explosives-laden packages on the victims' doorsteps. On Sunday night, a fourth bomb blew up and injured two men walking in a residential neighborhood. And on Tuesday morning, a FedEx employee suffered ...
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What to Do If You Find a Suspicious Package

STRATFOR - 19 Mar 2018
And the March 18 device's success, despite significantly different design, further suggests that the bombmaker behind these attacks is an accomplished one, and is likely to have received some training, perhaps as a military or police explosive ordnance ...
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Analyst on Austin package bomber: 'This person is not an amateur'

WJLA - 13 Mar 2018
“Operating viable devices like we've seen in Austin, yes, those are difficult to make,” said Ben West, a global security analyst for Stratfor Threat Lens who has studied parcel bombs. In addition to having a working trigger mechanism, the bombs had to ...
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The Russian Lady Sings: a short story by Barry McKinley

Irish Times - 22 Mar 2018
He did not see the booster charge of high explosive, shaped like a coiled snake, nor did he see the electrical detonators connected to a car battery. He did not see the wire that ran down the hall and up the back of the door into a piece of ingenuity ...
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Laser weapons: Is this the dawn of the death ray?

New Atlas - 22 Mar 2018
When the first laser was invented the idea of using it as a superweapon seemed like science fiction. Almost 60 years later and it still seems that way, despite a remarkable degree of progress. Prototypes have been used to destroy small watercraft ...
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For Earn, More Money Definitely Means More Problems

The Ringer (blog) - 16 Mar 2018
That leaves the strip club, the one place in Atlanta Earn feels confident won't turn down cash. Here, “Money Bag Shawty” finally blossoms from the uncomfortable to the bizarre to the full-on surreal. One of Atlanta's many tonal signatures is an ...
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The new semiconductor boom: AI

Graphic Speak (blog) - 21 Mar 2018
Looks like the first quarter of 2018 is shaping up to be big for the future of AI. Companies in the segment including cloud companies, IP companies, and the traditional semiconductor companies all have major ambitions for the huge explosive market that ...
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Metro Tests New Portable Weapons Screening System

CBS Los Angeles - 06 Mar 2018
In December, a pair of bomb and explosives detection devices were also tested at the 7th Street station. The devices, resembling large, white-lens cameras mounted on tripods, were pointed at the escalators in order to capture images of passengers, with ...
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The law benefits from female perspectives

The Press - 16 Mar 2018
While the offending was spontaneous and explosive, it had to be seen in context, the judge said. The consequences of conviction would be "out of all proportion". This was prehistoric thinking, a defence of violence as an explosion of sudden passion or ...
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Cooper Companies (COO) Tops Q1 Earnings & Revenue Estimates

Nasdaq - 09 Mar 2018
Cooper Companies ended first-quarter fiscal 2018 on a solid note. The company's CooperVision business has always been posting impressive results. The company's raised guidance for fiscal 2018 is promising. However, intense competition in the contact ...
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The violence of flash photography

The Week Magazine - 18 Mar 2018
From the earliest decades of flash photography, when limelight or magnesium were used to illuminate darkness, flash was associated with explosive unpredictability. Even after Johannes Gaedicke and Adolf Miethe invented a far more reliable compound ...
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Burkina Faso: Dual Attacks in Capital Fall Short

STRATFOR - 02 Mar 2018
Editor's Note: This report was produced and originally published March 2 by Threat Lens, Stratfor's unique protective intelligence product. Designed with corporate security leaders in mind, Threat Lens enables industry professionals to anticipate ...
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Canon: Top Dog or Underdog?

Fstoppers - 11 Mar 2018
Canon is king, but they sure aren't getting that level of respect from photographers. What does this mean for their future? The camera industry is in the middle of a huge shakeup with mirrorless being seen by some as the future of photography. From ...

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