Hotel Hugo - New York City, NY, USA
With its stylish, industrial-inspired design, exquisite Italian restaurant, and glamorous rooftop cocktail lounge overlooking the striking New York City skyline, Hotel Hugo is one of SoHo’s most exclusive addresses. Accommodation is offered in refined loft-style suites decorated with bespoke Italian furnishings and luxurious bathrooms.
MQ-9 Reaper delivery and assembly to the RAF in Afghanistan.
Russian Navy Akula-class submarines being prepared for repair/modernization.
Via English Russia
At the heart of a big galaxy lies a big black hole, regions so dense with matter that not even light can escape their gravitational grip. Little galaxies have little black holes — or so scientists thought.
Consider M60-UCD1, an ultra-compact dwarf galaxy located about 55 million light-years from Earth in the Virgo cluster. Despite its diminutive stance, the galaxy appears to harbor a supermassive black hole, one more fitting in a galaxy 80 times bigger.
The discovery may help resolve a long-standing mystery about ultra-compact dwarf galaxies, which are densely packed, spherical conglomerations of stars. Read more
Israel’s Iron Dome C-RAM/Short-Range Air Defense System in Action.
First deployed in April 2011, Iron Dome has met with rave reviews by the Israeli military and has bolstered public confidence. Publicly, interception rates of rockets and missiles are quoted near 90%, although their have been disputes as to the accuracy of these figures. Each Tamir interceptor rocket costs between $10,000-50,000, whereas the rockets they shoot down often cost as little as $800.
Iron Dome is a cooperative project between Israel and the United States, with the U.S. providing a sizeable share of the funding and manufacturing many components. NATO, the United States, and India have all considered buying the system.