For her new book, Mary Roach sniffed WWII stink bombs, interrogated soldiers about their bowel movements, and tasted caffeinated meat. The post Crotch Explosions, Severed Heads, and Pee Cups: Yep, It’s Mary Roach on the Science of War
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Military job titles are going to be changed to be less sexist—but only some of them. And that says something about how language handles gender.
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With ever-more complicated missions and gear, soldiers of the future may get upgrades to the noggin.
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The Secretary of Defense has ordered that qualified women can now fill all combat positions in the US military. They're going to need some armor.
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