by Robert Beckhusen | May 9, 2013 | MonitorThe terrorism soap opera and nail-biter series Homeland may have ended on a cliffhanger in season two. Now the show’s casting agents have put out the call for extras, and have changed it up.
by Robert Beckhusen | Mar 5, 2013 | MonitorRussia’s new defense minister wants to extinguish one of the Russian military’s most endemic health problems and martial perks: giving free cigarettes to troops. His challenge is to prevent nicotine-deprived soldiers from violently freaking out.
by Noah Shachtman | Jan 9, 2013 | MonitorLate last month, former CIA analyst Allen Thomson went poking through Google Earth imagery — and found something kind of weird in western China.
by Spencer Ackerman | Dec 26, 2012 | MonitorThey’re grabby. They use microbes as fuel. They’re the robots the Navy wants to send to outer space.
by Benjamin Plackett | Nov 15, 2012 | MonitorIf you’ve checked Twitter or updated your Facebook status at work today then here’s a reason not to feel guilty: Periodical procrastination can boost work performance, especially if you’re flying a spy drone over Pakistan.