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Douglas Ernst

Douglas  Ernst

Articles by Douglas Ernst

Image: YouTube, Tracking Point Labs

Google Glass-equipped rifles offer 'mind-blowing' fire superiority

TrackingPoint Inc., the Texas company that specializes in creating precision guided firearms, has harnessed Google Glass technology to create a firearm that can hit targets that are behind corners. It's called the the first precision-guided firearm (PGF). Published June 4, 2014

** FILE ** A C-130 Hercules aircraft prepares to land. (U.S. Air Force)

U.S. closes down Afghan transit base in Kyrgyzstan

The U.S. airbase that has been the main transit point for military personnel and cargo headed to Afghanistan for over a decade is officially closed for business. Officials in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan expect all military personnel to be gone by the end of the week. Published June 3, 2014

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un (Associated Press)

North Korea gets Google Maps for visitors, 'privileged'

plot an escape route on foot from the Yodok concentration camp to the Chinese border, although walking along a major road for 81 hours probably isn’t the best way to avoid getting caught. Published May 29, 2014