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The Last Fighter Pilot
Kevin Gray,
Popular Science

Forgive us for missing this one during the holiday rush, but Popular Science's look at what the high-tech F-35 fighter jet could mean for combat pilots is definitely worth a look. With so many automated features and sensors, how long will it be until fighter pilots are no longer required in the cockpit?

'Rise of the Tomb Raider', and the Dubious Benefit of a Console Exclusive
Bo Moore, Gamasutra

Are console exclusives really worth it?

Do Planes Really Need Life Vests?
Scott McCartney, Wall Street Journal

Sure, they might make you feel better in the event of a water landing, but how effective are life vests on planes?

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