These are America's USS Abraham Lincoln and the USS John C. Stennis, two of the ten nuclear-powered Nimitz-class aircraft supercarriers in service with the United States Navy. They've just been deployed to the Strait of Hormuz as tension is mounting in the area.
Gaddafi: dictator, despot, dead, man of immense style. If you knew your reign of shitty terror was moribund, wouldn't you want to go out in style? And so he did, wielding this gold pistol to the very end.
Samsung, best known for awesome TVs, tablets that get them in legal trouble, and crispy new smartphones, is more than just stuff at Best Buy: they're designing the cockpit for South Korea's K-FX stealth fighter. Watch out, Cupertino!
Gizmodo friend and amazing filmmaker and photographer Vincent Laforet says that calling this time lapse video of Utah and Arizona "breathtaking" is an understatement. He adds "Holy cow". I agree with him completely, although I'd have added "Holy Jesus-on-a-pogo-stick-christ!"