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  1. This remarkable teenager was accepted into four of the US military academiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 29 | Silicon Alley Insider

    A Virginia teenager has received an appointment to four US military academies, a rare feat he's been working on since he was a child. Tim Park of Fairfax, Va.

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  2. This remarkable teenager was accepted into all four US military academiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 26 | Silicon Alley Insider

    A Virginia teenager has received an appointment to all four major US military academies, a rare feat he's been working on since he was a child. Tim Park of Fairfax, Va.

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  3. The Pentagon's robotic 'Iron Man' exosuit is making major stridesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Scientists and engineers are pushing forward a cutting-edge US military robotics project that could reduce war fighter fatigue and ward off injuries. The Warrior Web program, spearheaded by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, aims to significantly lower the "metabolic cost" - or energy expenditure - of troops operating in the field, and reduce the physiological burden of the gear that they carry, which can exceed 100 pounds.

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  4. A teacher in her late 20s had so much student debt she tried to fake...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2016 | Silicon Alley Insider

    A teacher in her late 20s had so much student debt she tried to fake her own death - and then wrote a book about it There's a certain kind of person who, four or five days into the shock following 9/11, suddenly thought, "You know, this would be the perfect opportunity for someone to fake their own death," and then spent way too much time contemplating just how that might be done. Only one person-Steven Chin Leung-is known to have tried it.

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  5. Reception Day: Here's a look at what awaits fresh West Point cadetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2016 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Located in West Point, New York, the United States Military Academy just received their latest batch of incoming cadets. At West Point, candidates are transformed through a grueling and arduous process, in hopes to join their comrade-in-arms from " For now, these starry-eyed cadet candidates face their first challenge - enduring Reception Day, or 'R-Day.'

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