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Navy To Replace Mine Seeking Dolphins With Robots

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While this may seem like good news for dolphins, there is a catch-22 about being replaced.

For years, the United States Navy has trained dolphins and sea lions to locate enemy mines underwater as well as enemy divers.

Dolphins were trained to alert sailors of mines while sea lions placed claws on swimmers, forcing them to stop.

Now the Navy has made robots to help detect mines

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Barack Obama Deeply Offended The Bayonet Industry During Debate

Barack Obama may have officially won Lindsay Lohan over (if she doesn't change her mind again by November 6) after the final Presidential Debate, but he also may have lost the bayonet vote in the process.

While responding to Mitt Romney's charges that he isn't properly arming the Navy, the POTUS said:

"You mentioned the Navy, for example, and that we have fewer ships than we did in 1916. Well, Governor, we also have fewer horses and bayonets, because the nature of our military's changed."

His off the cuff comment was meant to be a metaphor, meaning he focuses on the quality and capability of Naval ships, not quantity. However, some folks in the bayonet industry are deeply offended by the "ignorant" comment.

Arguing that soldiers still make good use of the hand-to-hand combat weapon, a representative from Bayonet Inc. believes they "are still distributed to the military all the time" and that President Obama "should get educated on it."

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Neil Armstrong Will Be Buried In A Moon Crater At Sea

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Neil Armstrong was the first man to explore the moon and after his death, he'll be exploring another great unknown — the depths of the ocean.

Following a public memorial service on Thursday, Sept. 13, the 82-year-old's body will be buried at sea by his family.

While NASA has invited his admirers to pay their respects in person at the Washington National Cathedral or watch the event from home, very

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Kate Bosworth's Futuristic Flapper Look Turns Heads

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Only because she's hardly recognizable!

Is that really Kate Bosworth? The actress looks more like a flapper from the future with her ostrich feather Prada dress.

The low back on Kate's dark navy mini dress is absolutely flawless, making her outfit seem fun and flirty.

Too bad her pulled-back hair and dark lipstick makes things a little too dramatic for the red carpet.

Her art-deco Fred Leighton jewels are absolutely gorgeous, though.

What are UR thoughts on Kate's ferociously feathered flapper dress??

Look (below) to see the completed look!

[Image via Getty Images.]

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Navy Jet Crashes Into Virginia Apartment Complex

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This is so scary!!!

A F-18 Hornet Fighter Jet smashed into a Virginia Apartment complex!

The apartments are totally destroyed as well as the plane, but thankfully no one was seriously injured. What a relief!!!

The crash occurred around 11 am in Virginia Beach. One pilot and a person on the ground are hospitalized with non-threatening injuries.

The destroyed jets were worth 67 million dollars. But honestly, how could money be on anyone's minds when human safety is concerned??

Thankfully, rescue crews arrived immediately after the crash.

So far, no word on what caused the planes to go down.

Our hearts go out to those involved in this horrific accident.

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