Pentagon requests $49 million to build new prison at Guantanamo for ‘special’ detainees

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TweetYumShareThis Pentagon requests $ 49 million to build new prison at Guantánamo for ‘special’ detainees 21 Mar 2013 The United States Southern Command has requested $ 49 million to build a new prison building at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, for “special” detainees prisoners on top of other renovations it says are necessary since Congress has decided […]

Scientists to build $1 billion city where no one will live

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TweetYumIn what is being billed as the first of its kind, a billion-dollar futuristic town is being built in New Mexico, but humans need not apply. The new 15-square mile city will be built as a testing ground for new, cutting edge technologies. The Center for Innovation, Testing and Evaluation project will “help researchers test […]

World Trade Center developer Silverstein in $666 million deal in Poland

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TweetYumWorld Trade Center developer Larry Silverstein is going global for the first time, teaming up with Poland’s richest man for a $666 million property deal in Warsaw. Their first purchase was an eight-story Warsaw office building in August, and they are working on plans to add towers to the Polish capital’s skyline. The partnership is […]

Senate rejects GOP measure to build oil pipeline

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TweetYumShareThis Senate rejects GOP measure to build oil pipeline 08 Mar 2012 The Senate narrowly rejected a Republican-sponsored measure Thursday that would have bypassed the Obama administration’s current objections to the Keystone XL pipeline and allowed construction on the controversial project to move forward immediately. Fifty-six senators voted in favor of the amendment — four […]

Air Force’s Top Brain Wants a ‘Social Radar’ to ‘See Into Hearts and Minds’

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TweetYumChief Scientists of the Air Force usually spend their time trying to figure out how to build better satellites or make jets go insanely fast. Which makes Dr. Mark Maybury, today’s chief scientist, a bit of an outlier. He’d like to build a set of sensors that peer into people’s souls — and forecast wars […]