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Home for Christmas: 9 Flattops at Norfolk

The US Navy’s base at Norfolk, Virginia is the largest in the world. It can berth a vast number of ships. On 20 December, the station was packed with five aircraft carriers and four amphibious assault ships: Five aircraft carriers, four big-deck amphibious assault ships, a full cast of “small boy” surface warships, along with nuclear [...]

Daredevil survives cliff edge stunt disaster

Base jumper Richard Henriksen was caught on camera when a daredevil stunt went horribly wrong. Henrikson’s latest stunt involving the use of gymnastic…

Kicking It Old School: Kickball Rules From the 1920s

If you like kickball but hate the baseball-style rules, why not play like they did in the 1920s? To start, as many as 30 players could play at one time. Batters would place the ball on home plate and kick it without a pitcher. As for the fielders, they had to be at least 20 feet [...]

My Little Stormtrooper

Fluttertrooper can’t find those two droids, but he can find adorable bunnies for everyone back at the base to play with. So suffice it to say that he’s not getting that promotion. Link -via Fashionably Geek

4 Winning Moments in Gym Class History

There’s more to gym class than towel snapping and poorly played games of volleyball. Not much more, but certainly enough for 4 really great stories! (Image credit: Flickr user The Library of Congress) 1. STRETCHING TO THE (VERY) OLDIES While Harriet Beecher Stowe was busy writing Uncle Tom’s Cabin, her sister Catherine Beecher was busy blazing a different [...]

Tour the Underground Missile Silo Home

You’ve probably seen the ad for this underground missile base in New York state that’s been on the market for some time. Now you have a chance to take a virtual tour! Scout from Scouting New York went to the site and the owners were gracious enough to let him look around and take plenty [...]

Abandoned Far East Russian Air Base

Fans of abandoned places and urban exploration are in for a treat, with a look at an aircraft graveyard at Vozdvizhenka air base in the Primorsky Krai region of eastern Russia, just 40 miles from the Chinese border. There is no security to stop urban explorers, just the aircraft sitting unused, with grass growing under [...]

Great Pics of Soldiers Goofing Around

With so many boring days sitting around on the base, soldiers are known to relieve the boredom and stress of their jobs by goofing around. Environmental Graffiti has some great photos of these playful occurrences for your viewing pleasure. Link

UFO disrupts Cheyenne Air Force base

Robert Hastings has claimed that an Air Force base suffered disruption during a UFO encounter. The The F.E. Warren Air Force Base in Wyoming temporari…

The 10 Most Secure Locations on the Planet

If you are looking for a secure place to live, good luck. You probably won’t be able to gain access to the most secure places on earth, which are designed to protect riches, property, documents, military secrets, and VIPs. You could probably guess this one: 4. Area 51 The famed stories be true or not, this area [...]