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After 6 Decades, Hunt for US Bombs in N. Korea Continues

Search teams still find explosives frequently

(Newser) - In the 10 years he has been digging up ordnance from the Korean War, Maj. Jong Il Hyon has lost five colleagues to explosions. He carries a lighter that one gave him before he died. He also bears a scar on his left cheek from a bomb disposal mission gone... More »

Bombs Discovered Near Clooney Mansion

Unexploded WWII arsenal found in waters off villa

(Newser) - The town surrounding George Clooney's Italian villa has been sealed off while specialists remove an arsenal of World War II bombs big enough to blow the star and his neighbors sky high. The unexploded ordnance, including mines, mortars, and at least on 500lb bomb, was found by a Lake Como... More »

Pentagon Aims for Target-Seeking Bullet

'Can't miss' sniper round being developed

(Newser) - The Pentagon wants to develop a bullet that can change course in midflight to seek its target, Wired reports. The Defense Advanced Research Project Agency yesterday committed $22 million to producing the superbullet—"an actively controlled .50 caliber projectile that uses information for real time directional flight control"—... More »

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