TANKS Headlines

  • Why America’s Next Tank Might Not Even Be a ‘Tank’

    Danny Lam Security, North America Dispensing with the heavy cannon, munitions and turret alone removes about twenty tonnes from a modern main battle tank. The idea of armored fighting vehicles dates from before da Vinci and is the latest iteration of the mounted heavy Cavalry and war elephants. The advent of the internal combustion engine made possible vast increases in energy, which in turn, made practical vehicles with more protection and offensive armament. Balancing off tradeoffs between...

  • Tanks for nothing: As hard as the Bulls have tried they just can't tank enough

    The Bulls have two major obstacles in front of them to likely keep them from the bottom four: One, their schedule, and two, they have too much talent.

    Chicago Sun-Times
  • Tank museum displaying 110 battle-worn tanks opens in Jordan

    A museum displaying 110 battle-worn tanks from a century of wars in the Middle East and from more distant conflicts has opened in Jordan.

    Washington Post
  • Roku reported earnings and the stock is tanking

    Roku, the maker of connected TV boxes and software for smart TVs, will report its quarterly earnings after the markets close Wednesday. Here's what Wall Street is expecting, according to Bloomberg. We'll update this post with the results as soon as they come in. EPS (adjusted): ($0.10) Revenue: $182.5 million Roku has been on a huge run since it went public last year. Even though it faces competition from tech giants like Apple, Google, and Amazon, Roku's stock is nearly triple its IPO price....

    Business Insider
  • Cuban confession: Mavs are tanking season

    Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban said his team is tanking the 2017-18 season.Cuban, appearing on the House Call with Dr. J podcast, said he sat down with ...

    Mail Online
  • Here Is How the Army Blinded German Troops (With Tanks?)

    Robert Beckhusen History, Europe The Canal Defense Light was extremely bright at some 13 million candlepower — far surpassing the U.S. Army’s “ambush light” deployed in Vietnam. In March 1945, the rapidly advancing U.S. Army’s 9th Armored Division — to its surprise — found itself at Ludendorff Bridge over the Rhine at Remagan; one of the two surviving bridges into the heart of Germany. The bridge was a considerable prize and its capture would shorten the war. The Germans, desperate to stop...

  • NBA tanking season: Here come the Knicks

    The Warriors and Rockets look poised to stage an epic battle for the best record in the NBA. It looks like six teams in the Western Conference will battle for the final four playoff spots. But let’s be honest, the best race in the NBA to watch as the regular season finishes up is the...

    New York Post
  • How the tank went from an idea to a winner of battles

    Florentine polymath Leonardo Da Vinci is often credited with the first viable plan for a tank. But the weapon as we know it was first put onto the battlefield in 1916 during the Battle of the Somme.

    Mail Online
  • SNYDER: Tanking trend is a scourge (unless it's my team)

    According to a familiar school of thought, winning is everything and the only thing. You know, play to win; that's the name of the game. When fans spend part of their limited disposable income on tickets, the expectation is that both teams will play hard. The competition presumably will be ...

  • Septic tank explodes after man put firecracker in it

    The blast occurred in a residential complex in China and sent a 110lb manhole cover flying 10ft into the air. The firecracker lit the methane in the underground system, causing the explosion.

    Mail Online
  • Mavs' Cuban fined $600K for tanking talk

    Mavericks owner Mark Cuban was fined $600,000 by the league for saying that it would be best if his team lost this season.

  • Turkey to develop unmanned tanks, president says

    ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Turkey's president says the country will develop unmanned tanks to minimize risks to soldiers in combat....

  • Turkey to develop unmanned tanks, president says

    Turkey's president says the country will develop unmanned tanks to minimize risks to soldiers in combat. Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced the plan Wednesday during a speech delivered at a conference on Turkey's five-year development plan. His comments came as Turkey's military is carrying...

    ABC News
  • Mark Cuban Fined $600K For Tanking Comments

    Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has been fined $600,000 for comments he made on a podcast earlier this week when he said that it was in the team's best interest to lose games the rest of the season.

  • Congressman calls for investigation into conservative think tank

    U.S. Rep. Dan Lipinski is asking the Internal Revenue Service to investigate whether a series of financial deals improperly benefited the leaders of the Illinois Policy Institute — the latest call for authorities to examine the influential conservative think tank.... The post Congressman calls for investigation into conservative think tank appeared first on Raw Story.

    Raw Story
  • Coalition destroys Russian-made tank in Syria

    A US-led coalition drone has destroyed a Russian-designed tank in eastern Syria close to the scene of last week's attack on pro-regime forces that left more...

    Mail Online
  • Carfection: You can drive a tank without having to enlist

    At the aptly named Drive A Tank you can jump into the driver's seat of some of the most iconic military hardware of the 20th century. You can even shoot at targets, safe in the knowledge that no-one's going to shoot back.

  • Tank fans rejoice! You don't have to enlist to drive one

    At the aptly named Drive A Tank you can do just that. Military hardware spanning a century is on show and you can take one out for an epic ride.

  • Why Shares of Angry Birds Maker Rovio Are Tanking Today

    They've slumped some 45%.

  • Mavs owner Cuban fined $600K for 'tanking' comment

    Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has been fined $600,000 (488,214 euros) for statements detrimental to the NBA, commissioner Adam Silver announced on...

    Mail Online
  • Mavericks owner fined $600,000 for tanking comments

    (Reuters) - Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban was fined $600,000 for public statements detrimental to the NBA, it was announced by NBA Commissioner Adam Silver on Wednesday.

  • NBA brings hammer down on Mark Cuban for tanking comments

    The NBA ironically slapped Mark Cuban for being too honest. The Mavericks owner was hit with a $600,000 fine Wednesday for admitting that tanking is his team’s best option — and communicating that to his players. The pro-tanking comments were deemed “detrimental to the NBA,” the league said in a statement. “I’m probably not supposed...

    New York Post
  • Roku stock tanks 18% after sharing financials, outlook

    Despite surpassing analyst expectations for the quarter, Roku disappointed Wall Street when it shared its fourth-quarter earnings after the bell on Wednesday. The digital streaming business fell about 18% in after-hours trading, in the minutes following the news release. Roku posted $188.3 million revenue, when Yahoo! Finance estimates showed $182.5 million. It’s also up from $147.3… Read More

  • Breaking down Knicks' stiff competition in final year of the tank

    Here's a breakdown of New York's competition for the most Ping Pong balls.

    NY Daily News