World’s Strangest

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1952 RAF pilot UFO sighting revealed

The details of a 1952 UFO sighting by an RAF fighter pilot have been revealed for the first time. Flight Sergeant Roland Hughes had been flying his Va…

DRB Pic of the Day: Cold War Jet Fighter

PIC OF THE DAY Link F-80 Jet Fighter in all its Chrome-like Glory! Dynamic angle, beautiful lighting, streamlined, purposeful shape – this Cold War-era plane looks super-impressive in the desert setting (photograph taken near Pima, Arizona): (image credit: Marv Larson, used by permission) Normally I am not a huge fan of HDR, [...]

WWII plane discovered in the Sahara desert

A perfectly preserved fighter plane lost in 1942 has been discovered in the middle of the desert. The discovery of the Kittyhawk P-40 has been describ…

Full House: Tournament Fighter

This Street Fighter + Full House combo is probably the best thing I’ve seen all week. Are Uncle Jesse’s guitar licks and hair goo spills enough to defeat Joey and his Popeye imitation? You know they are. Wait until you see what his “Finish Him!” trick is, though. Link via Flavorwire

Hello Kitty And Street Fighter Team Up

This is not a joke, Capcom, the company behind Street Fighter and many other video games, and Sanrio, the makers of Hello Kitty and all things minimalist cute, have formed a partnership in order to collaboratively release merchandise featuring characters from both franchises. Imagine what Keroppi will do when Blanka challenges him to a battle! [...]

Fighter Lands, Turns Around, and Takes Off in Under a Minute

(Video Link) During the Cold War, the Swedish Air Force wanted to be able to land its fighter jets on roads and short airstrips throughout the country. The Saab Viggen fighter was therefore designed to land and take off from very short runways. As you can see from this video, this fighter can land, turn around [...]

Russia unveils stealth fighter jet

Russia have unveiled a new stealth fighter jet, the Sukhoi T-50, in a bid to modernise the country’s ageing military hardware. The new stealth jet is …