NORAD Launches Unblinking Eye Friday, But Don’t Freak

Like the offspring of the Great Eye of Sauron and the lovable Goodyear blimp, the JLENS aerostat carries systems that can surveil and track objects, like cruise missiles, in an area as large as Texas, staying aloft for up to 30 days. The US Army announced that on¬†Friday, North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) plans…

Tanks for the ride, dad!

A British dad has trumped the school bus, ferrying his teenage sons to school in his 17-ton tank, Caters News Agency¬†reports. Nick Mead is the 53-year-old wonder of Tanks A Lot Ltd, which owns a 120-vehicle fleet of vehicles available for rent. Customers can rent an armored vehicle to, say, pick up their prom date,…