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A U.S. Air Force B-52 Stratofortress leads a formation of aircraft including two Polish air force F-16 Fighting Falcons, four U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcons, two German Eurofighter Typhoons and four Swedish Gripens over the Baltic Sea.   

Laskarina Bouboulina: Our Badass of the Day

It all started when the Greek who just would not give up started yet another rebellion, ahem *war* with their long-time governor the Ottoman Empire. Laskarina’s father had died while she was just a baby, when a previously failed coup attempt landed him in prison and then dead. She was raised by her mother. She grew up a pretty girl, and married (twice) into rich families. But then the latest in a long line of Greek rebellions got started. Read her story.