This is the Independence - - the Navy's second Littoral Combat Ship. It's fast. Via.
And a few more links:
1. To save money, more than half of the teams in the NBA will play with less than a full 15-player roster.
2. And speaking of the NBA here's Bill Simmons' two-part preview of the NBA season.
3. Meanwhile, lava tubes have been found on the moon. Via.
*Previously: United States Navy to be explained to Japanese via Manga.
*Buy NASA collectibles at eBay.